Official F1 Timing App Now Available for the PlayBook

There is a new F1 timing app available for BlackBerry Smartphones and the BlackBerry Playbook.  This app is jam packed full of features. Hit the break for all of the information. Here is the description of the app directly from App World:

Features Include:

REAL-TIME TRACK POSITIONING

Displayed on our dynamic and interactive map. You can see the position of every F1 driver on the track at the same time. See the gaps and pit stops as never before!

FOLLOW YOUR FAVORITE F1 DRIVER

Selecting a driver switches the camera to follow that selected driver around the race track. Watch as they battle for position!

LIVE TIMING DATA

Timing data is streamed direct from Formula One Management’s technical center at the race track to the palm of your hand. With multiple timing screens including sectors, gaps and speeds. Watch the sessions like the engineers on the pitwall!

LIVE LEADERBOARDS

Combined with live timing data, scrollable leader boards display a wealth of data.

DOWNLOAD RACE PACKS

Download race packs after the event to watch the sessions again and again. Perfect for tape delayed broadcast!

LIVE TEXT COMMENTARY

Lap by lap live text commentary keeps you updated while the action unfolds.

EVENT COUNTER & NOTIFICATIONS

A new enhanced Infobase with an event countdown that shows the time to the next session and informs when a session is live. Optional notifications alert you when sessions are approaching.

KEEP UP TO DATE

Easily access a wealth of information with latest drivers and teams stats, race information, standings and latest results.

COMPLETE FORMULA ONE ACCESS

Experience each and every Formula One Grand Prix session via the live timing & track positioning feed in the palm of your hand. This application is unlike any other. A must-have for the F1 fan!

There was also a press release regarding the PlayBook release

Press Release

10th May 2012, Oxfordshire, UK. The only official F1T Timing and Track Positioning App is now available for the BlackBerry® PlayBook. Demoed at last week’s BlackBerry World event, the app includes an array of great features and over 130 hours of live racing action, making it a must-have for any fan. It is more than just a timing screen; it provides access to the all the minutiae of a race weekend, from free practice on a Friday to the live race on a Sunday afternoon, all for less than £1 a race weekend.

Each and every race in the FIA Formula One world ChampionshipT is brought direct from the track to the tablet in less than two seconds and represented by both live 3D tracking maps and via a selection of live leaderboards and timing screens. Live Pause allows users to quickly replay action as soon as it happens, while a vast database of information on the whole season can be accessed at any time and in perpetuity.

Great features include up-to-date tyre information as choices are made, the inclusion of DRS Zones and all the latest F1T news as well as real-time track positioning, live timing data and more.

Speaking about the addition of the BlackBerry PlayBook to the portfolio of devices which can run the App, Softpauer’s Chief Technical Officer Alex Powell said: “We are pleased to introduce the BlackBerry PlayBook to the Formula OneT experience and give F1T fans another platform with which to enjoy the sport.”

 

If you are interested in this app you can download it from App World for $19.99.

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