UF1 Pit Timer Build
29 January 2013
Pit stops set F1 apart. SMA in Sydney have had a lot of fun with pit stops and TFTR in Melbourne is currently trialling them, to name just two. UF1 in California are the pioneers in this area. Check out Tim Ruwe's do it yourself pit stop timer build.
The UF1 utilizes a unique Pit Stop system to further emulate real F1. This system not only looks cool, it also helps drivers use pit strategy to get out of traffic. Tim Ruwe, one of the founding members of the UF1, has come up with a stellar Pit Timer Box that helps both the drivers and the Pit Boss during the pit stops. He’s written a How-To so other UF1 affiliates can make their own Pit Timer Box for their series.
Tim says that to make a timer is not particularly difficult for someone with fair computer skills who is not intimidated by a simple schematic and a soldering iron.