Official Formula One Apps Launch Ahead of 2012 Season

Formula One's official timing apps have launched just ahead of the first race of the 2012 season, taking place this weekend in Australia.

The full-priced app, F1 2012 Timing App CP, written by Formula One partner Soft Pauer, offers live timing, tire data, race control messages, track positioning and more in real-time for the entire Grand Prix weekend, across Practice, Qualifying and the race itself.

The app is $28.99 in the US, £19.99 in the UK. It does not include any live audio or video race feeds.


The free "lite" version skips the live timing and other real-time features in favor of news feeds from Formula One.com, session results, a race calendar, and event countdowns and notifications when a session or race begins.

The lite version of the F1 2012 Timing App is free on the App Store for iPhone and iPad. [Direct Link]

The live timing-equipped F1 2012 Timing App CP is available for $28.99. [Direct Link]



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92 months ago

Talk about a rip-off, but I guess F1 fans are used to paying too much for things.


Bernie's got to eat!
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92 months ago
I'd love it! but £20 for the year is far too much!
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92 months ago
Word of advice. If you live in the UK DO NOT BUT THIS APP. The same info is available freely on BBC's driver tracker - it runs as an mp4 stream and works fine with iOS devices.

If you own last years app you can tweak a few config files and it'll load this years data into it and work ;)

Even outside the UK you can hop onto the official f1 site and view the same info for free.
Rating: 4 Votes
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92 months ago
The app is cool, and I get up and watch every quali and race session live, but I'm not paying $30 for this. I'll just continue to use the live timing on their F1's website for free. Add a live feed and I'd pay $100 per season no problem.
Rating: 3 Votes
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92 months ago
Simply let me watch the 2012 races either live or on demand, and I will buy the app and subscription. Make them an in app purchase for the free model, it's found money for Bernie.....

Even if you could simply offer the races as a tv show on iTunes the next day or two, would be better than nothing.

Since F1 won't allow that, because I am a cable cord cutter, I will simply have to torrent the racing broadcasts again this year to watch F1.

(Indycar/CART use to have an on demand/previous races available to watch later service, but they dropped the service the last couple of years. Boo....)
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92 months ago
Talk about a rip-off, but I guess F1 fans are used to paying too much for things.
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92 months ago
This is priced waaay too high, I think they would get a lot more revenue at $1.99, at that price I would buy it just to see the cars go around, but at nearly $30 I'll pass!
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92 months ago
Far too expensive.
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91 months ago
DUDE's, just get the Live Timing info in your browser..........check out this unofficial link; it's just like the official timing data on the official website.:) (took me awhile to find this).

http://formula1livetiming.com/

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Ive not found an app "yet" that offers the split timing free...

IXL


Check my post; http://formula1livetiming.com/
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92 months ago
I like the idea of the app, bought it last two years, but I'm protesting it this year.

They have went BACK to having this odd lined background on the optional landscape screen (when you click helmet button).

That screen should just be a black background because the lines do not match up.

If anyone wants to complain about this issue too, please let me know. It drives me crazy.

I will just use my Air on F1.com until they fix the app. It's so much easier to grab the iPad though.
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