Data Analysis Fundamentals

To become a better driver, get faster lap times and constantly progress your driving skills you’ll need to know how to use a datalogger and understand the information it gives you.

This course will teach you the entire process from complete basics all the way through to more detailed techniques and tactics which will allow you to confidently analyse your logged data.

Who Is This Course For:

  • Casual Track Day Attendees
  • Club Level Racers
  • Crew / Engineers
  • Total Beginners
  • Those looking for future career in professional motorsport

What Logging Systems Does it Apply To: 

In short - All of them. The course is delivered in a way to make it generically applicable to any car or logging package, however we will have a library of worked examples available that will continue to be added to over time that will show the RaceCraft 6 step process being applied from start to finish to a range of different cars and logging systems.

In the course we work with MoTeC, Aim Sport, Race Logic / V Box and more. 

Included 1-on-1 Support via the Forum

This course includes 3 months of support in the members-only support forum. In this forum you will be able to get quick and reliable answers direct from the tutor. You’ll also get access to regular live webinar lessons that focus on key aspects of car setup, data analysis and race driving. If you can’t watch live then you can rewatch these webinars in the archive.

What you will learn
  • How to Choose & Use a Logger
  • The Core Datalogging Fundamentals
  • Using a Reference Lap
  • Setting Up Track Maps & Sectors
  • To Review Data and Improve Your Driving
  • The RC 6 Step Data Analysis Process

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Course Curriculum

  • Introduction 04.59
  • Go Faster With Data 02.31
  • Driver Development vs Chassis/Engine Development 02.39
  • Disclaimer 01.48
  • Logging Systems 05.15
  • Setting up a Data Logger 04.29
  • Track Maps and Sectors 04.33
  • GPS Coordinates and Timing Beacons 05.46
  • Data Management 04.04
  • Logging Rate 03.38
  • Filtering and Offsetting Data 04.30
  • Distance Vs Time 04.42
  • Math Channels 03.09
  • Lap Time 04.52
  • Speed 03.45
  • Lateral and Longitudinal G Force 03.10
  • Video 02.55
  • Throttle Position 01.58
  • Steering Angle 01.57
  • Brake Pressure 02.23
  • Wheel Speeds 03.03
  • Engine Speed 01.43
  • Advanced Sensors 03.26
  • Reference Lap 03.01
  • Lap Gain/Loss 04.20
  • Variance Channel 03.02
  • Traction Circle 03.20
  • Braking Performance 06.38
  • Throttle Histogram 01.57
  • Rolling Minimum and Eclectic Lap Time 02.42
  • Throttle Application 02.44
  • Steering Application 02.07
  • Track Reports 02.40
  • Channel Reports 02.24
  • Engine Health 06.14
  • Sensor Calibration 06.28
  • Calibrating Steering Angle 06.20
  • Data Management 03.53
  • Setting up Track Maps and Sectors 10.44
  • Finding GPS Coordinates 01.12
  • Setting a Reference Lap 01.42
  • Setting Up Data Analysis Software 11.11
  • Configuring a Channel Report 05.57
  • Analysing the Time Delta / Lap Gain/Loss Channel - Basic 09.45
  • Analysing the Time Delta / Lap Gain/Loss Channel - Advanced 14.15
  • 1. Set up Data Analysis System 03.12
  • 2. Set Reference Lap 02.48
  • 3. Download Logged Data 02.33
  • 4. Analyse Engine Health 01.20
  • 5. Analyse Driver Performance 03.01
  • 6. Apply Changes 01.52
  • Conclusion 01.40
  • Request Certification 00.07

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