Raspberry Pi based lap counter for amateur car racing

Krzysztof Tokarz, Piotr Czekalski, Roderyk Raszka


This article presents the design of a lap counter and timer that can be used in amateur car racing. Main functions of this computer to count laps, measure lap time, vehicle speed and accelerations. The system uses a GPS module, accelerometer and magnetometer sensors.


GPS; accelerometer; car computer; data logging; car racing; inertial sensors

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21936/si2016_v37.n4A.783