Best-in-class race timing for Speedway New Zealand

More than 5,000 drivers in Speedway New Zealand races will benefit from the latest innovations in timekeeping.
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MYLAPS Sports Timing and Speedway NZ are excited to announce a long-term partnership, offering best-in-class race timing to participants and their fans. Starting this season all 6,750 races will be timed with MYLAPS technology. All 23 Speedway NZ tracks will be equipped with the MYLAPS X2 System, the standard in automated motorsports timing. Founded in 1982, MYLAPS is the inventor of automatic sports timing and develops technology that is used all over the world, from professional racing series like NASCAR, IndyCar, and MotoGP to countless local races around the world.

All insights available in free MYLAPS Speedhive app
All drivers with a personal transponder can check, analyze and share their performance data in the free MYLAPS Speedhive mobile app. This app is used by racers all over the world to track races, compare results, share and increase progress. With the live timing service spectators and fans are able to follow the live results of all Speedway NZ races.

Latest technology combined with a great support network
‘This is a significant change for Speedway NZ’, says Zoe Irons, General Manager of Speedway NZ. ‘We are proud to be partnering with MYLAPS who have been able to offer the latest technology combined with a great support network. We are already starting to see the benefits of the system align with our technology drive in the sport.’

Creating the ultimate race experience
‘At MYLAPS we strive to offer the ultimate race experience to racers, followers, and event organisers’, says MYLAPS APAC Managing Director Alex Deane. ‘We are excited that Speedway NZ chooses our technology to offer the best timing experience. We look forward to work together in the coming years.’


About Speedway NZ
Speedway is the sport of 2,500 full-time competitors and over 2,300 casual competitors and their 8,000 odd crew totalling around 12,800 crew and competitors throughout New Zealand. Speedway excitement is experienced every week throughout the summer season from Labour weekend until Easter. From some 23 venues our weekend warriors travel the land to entertain fans and share in the exhilaration that only Speedway can provide. For over 70 years New Zealand Speedway has steadily grown from small beginnings throughout the country, to be big business in the major centres. The first Speedway meeting for motorbikes was conducted at English Park, Christchurch in 1928.



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