Data is captured from the car during the race using advanced cameras and sensors. The data is transmitted using a sophisticated 5G network installed at the track.
The data is received by special equipment and adapts the motion and visual data to be experienced in virtual reality motion simulators. A whole new way to experience motorsport is created and will change how fans engage with the sport forever.
VRX Motorsport delivers an immersive NASCAR simulation that provides users an unparalleled level of authenticity and detail. Through advanced technology and real-time integration, VRX puts you in the driver’s seat to experience what it is like to be a competitive racer.
Motion and Telemetry sensors transmit data in real-time to the VRX Motorsport Simulator, providing a textured experience
Cameras and mics installed in the racecar capture visuals that are sent to a VR headset via 5G LTE – every detail from directly on the track
The combined data sent to the simulator is displayed onscreen, providing a crystal clear, real-time view of what the driver is experiencing
As sponsor for the StarCom No. 00 car driven by Jeffrey Earnhardt (grandson of Dale Earnhardt Sr. and nephew of Dale Earnhardt Jr.), VRX is proud to now play a part in the famed Earnhardt Nation, a legacy that reaches back nearly four decades.
Jeffrey Earnhardt is carrying the Earnhardt name forward in the 60th running of the DAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 18th, piloting the No. 00 StarCom Racing Chevrolet. Much like his grandfather and uncle, Jeffrey is a bold, talented and promising driver set to light up NASCAR for years to come.
David Smith is the president and founder of Professional Components Ltd., SHOCKWAVE Seats and SHOCKWAVE Motorsports. He is, of course, much more than that. Dave is the driving force behind all these companies, having started his journey nearly 45 years ago as a young man with a passion for speed. In his early years, Dave worked in NASCAR, learning about and building the technology that informs SHOCKWAVE Seats to this day.