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Old 02-09-2020, 09:05 AM   #1
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Default Weather station and ET predicting ?

So in this day and age of drag racing I realize these are important in order to be successful in any form of racing. After taking several years away and looking forward to getting back to it, what is the go to weather station and ET predicting software? Is it worth the investment into one of the trailer mounted weather stations with pager? or are the hand held units just as good? I have seen a few individuals at the track using the crew chief pro, and it seems to be a good one, is that the one to use or is there something else equally as good that I am not seeing?

I know all of these components are only as good as the person putting the information into them and the driver still needs to cut a light and be able to drive the stripe when needed, but dont want to go out there and be way off every pass either.
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Old 02-11-2020, 04:24 PM   #2
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Default Re: Weather station and ET predicting ?

Most who we run with including us use crew chief, I use the altronics PerformAire PC, for the weather others the Altacomm.

I personally like having the trailer based system as it constantly updates the crew chief software. I also use the texting which sends me updates on my phone, so when in the lanes you can see if you need to make a change before the run.

Family software is also used by others instead of crew chief. I went with crew chief since most of my friends use it and we can help each other with making decisions....
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