Ultra High Precision and quality electronics, high-performance lenses, lightweight and durable aluminium housing: TAG Heuer Timing’ new 100mW Wireless photocell has the best of in-house technology and heritage with over 20 years of continuous development.
Above all, the latest generation of photocells has an integrated 100mW Wireless module with a range of over 1000m, thus removing any need for cabling to external devices such as the Chrono Printer.
All the above being a technical feat in itself, TAG Heuer Timing have further enhanced the photocell portfolio by integrating the Infra-red transmitter with the wireless feature to offer a complete wireless solution with a wide ranging Infra-red range operation to cater for wide finish lines up to a distance of up to 80 metres.
The HL3-1X solution is ideal for sports including motor sport, active sports, winter sports and equestrianism all demanding reliable, high accuracy, simple set up and low maintenance. Synonymous with use for various world record attempts the TAG Heuer photocells equally find themselves at home in local competition.
Nissan Middle East FZE has sped into the record books after extremely brave driver Masato Kawabata (Japan) achieved the Fastest vehicle drift ever at a staggering 304.96 km/h (189.49 mi/h), while driving a Nissan GT-R Nismo during an event at Fujairah International Airport, UAE.
The drift champion broke the Guinness World Records title three times at 273.39, 304.96 and 296.79 km/h with an angulation of 55.21°, 33.56° and 34.42° respectively, travelling down the 3 km long airstrip.
Kawabata and Nissan significantly bettered the previous record of 217.973 km/h (135.44 mi/h) which was achieved by Jakub Przygonski (Poland) at Biala Podlaska Airport near Warsaw, Poland, in 2013.
Emotion, passion, close racing. The new WTCC season is about to start, the tension rises. Just don' t crack under pressure!
Founded in Switzerland in 1860, TAG Heuer links up with the WTCC during an extremely exciting chapter in the championship’s history: the introduction of WTCC Manufacturers Against the Clock (WTCC MAC3), a team time trial contest inspired by professional cycling and a first for global motorsport, where timing means everything.
The Wireless Photocell HL3-1X portfolio was officially unveiled on the 2nd April 2016 at the opening round of the 2016 FIA World Touring Car Championship where TAG Heuer is the Official Timekeeper and Official FIA WTCC partner.