Before Speed Week

  • Timing equipment needs to be checked for operation & all parts are in cases including aerials, cables brackets etc are present.
  • Check no old dry cell batteries are in any components of TAG Heuer equipment or GPS units for short track.
  • Make sure SLA batteries are charged & in good condition.

Friday A.M. Set Up

  • Use club truck or 4x4 to tow timing van to the lake.
  • Liase with timing crew as to when & where to position it on the lake.
  • Check rear door is fixed close before travel.
  • Tow slowly over rough tracks & down ramp onto lake.
  • 2 person job to hook & unhook van unless a large bottle jack is available.
  • Set up generator, radio, computer and printer at Timing Van
  • Setup each timing unit
  • Test Timng System


At Conclusion of Speed Week

Friday P.M. Pack Up

  • Timing van to be towed back to camp.
  • SLA batteries in timing gear should be charged to full capacity.
  • This should be repeated at regular intervals during the year (every 6 weeks)
  • All timing equipment with dry cell batteries should have them removed before storage.
  • When SLA batteries are replaced write date on them with marker pen.