Memberships, licenses & credentials for motorsport

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January 25, 2017 by Brian Ghidinelli

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When I started writing this I was somewhere over Newfoundland, Canada returning from the Autosport show in central England. It is the European equivalent of the Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis with a more focused road racing theme befitting their heritage. The floor is covered with all kinds of club and pro-level cars and most of the Formula 1 grid is on display. It takes discipline to get work done with so much eye candy!

Many clubs and circuits also have booths to promote their respective programs and racing championships to attract drivers for the upcoming season. I met with organizers to talk about MotorsportReg and RaceHero and I kept hearing a particular word that underscored why we've invested so much effort leading up to this announcement today: family.

Manage your tribe

Everyone reading this blog can attest to how much work it takes to manage your family/tribe- both literally and figuratively. We can't solve all your problems, but with our new features, we're hoping to greatly improve how you "literally" manage your members.

Today we are officially launching our all-new membership, licensing and credentialing system. Designed specifically for the needs of motorsport groups who primarily exist to organize events, we have launched first-class support for everything an organization manages about its members and participants.

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Topics: Features

Feature Updates (and t-shirts!) - June 2016

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June 22, 2016 by Brian Ghidinelli

It's feature update time! We have a big batch of bug fixes and enhancements to tell you about. Before we get down to business, let us share one fun thing: the first-ever Official Team MSR t-shirt and hoodie!

Super soft premium tees from BELLA+CANVAS and hoodies from Tri-Mountain that you won't want to take off

We designed ourselves t-shirts and hoodies inspired by F1 team jackets and when our friends saw the mockup, they wanted one too! So, we’re letting everyone be part of Team MSR and grab a super-soft sweatshirt or t-shirt. But there’s only one printing so get your pre-order in today: http://msreg.com/msrshirt

Now, on to how we're making your events better!

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Topics: Features, UI

Feature Updates - March 2016

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March 16, 2016 by Brian Ghidinelli

I promised last year to update you more regularly on the changes we're making to MotorsportReg. We typically deploy updates 3-6 times per week and as we've grown the team over the past year, the rate of those changes has increased so let's catch up!

While we focus on the frequently requested and bigger changes, there are a slew of updates in the Quick Hits section. Make sure to skim for gold nuggets!

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Topics: Features, API

MotorsportReg features you should be using

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February 3, 2016 by Jennifer Ghidinelli

As I was prepping our 6 tips to kickstart your season blog a few weeks back I asked our customer success heroes Ann and Katie for a list of the best new (or old) MotorsportReg features that organizers weren't using but should. Since they see tons of events from tons of different kinds of organizations, it didn't take long to come up with the list. So here it is- the features you should be using to take your event registration form to the next level.    

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Topics: Features

6 Tips to Kick Start Your Season

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January 2, 2016 by Jennifer Ghidinelli

Happy New Year everyone!

We're hoping 2016 is your best season yet so we're giving you a few tips to prepare your organization for takeoff!rocket_launch.jpg

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Topics: Marketing, Features

Payments 3.0: More frequent & flexible + better refunds

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January 6, 2016 by Jennifer Ghidinelli

This year has been chock-full of new features and upgrades! Photo uploads, email attachments, and season registration. Custom vehicle fields, email blaster for multiple events, and enhancements to our REST API, just to name a few.

But the next upgrade we're releasing is the big Kahuna! We've been working on this for over a year now. With several months of successful live testing, we are finally ready to announce-

A NEW PAYMENT PLATFORM!

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Topics: Features

Feature Updates - Photo/File Uploads, Email Attachments & Updated Design

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October 13, 2015 by Brian Ghidinelli

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Today we are releasing four major updates that have me super excited. You might remember back in August when we gave you a sneak peak to a major change to the look and feel of MotorsportReg. It's here today, along with much more.

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Topics: Features, Updates

Need drivers, instructors or workers for your event?

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September 16, 2015 by Jennifer Ghidinelli

Let us help!

Back in 2013 we added a few new additions to our email lists and posted this opt-in box in a few places in MotorsportReg.

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We're using these lists to directly help our organizers and participants. Over the last year these lists have grown like crazy! And more of our organizers are taking advantage of them and seeing great results.

Last minute track specials- 27,000 subscribers!

This list is specifically for attendees looking for a good deal on track time. It can be used by organizers on our Premium plan offering a last minute discount on open track days or HPDEs. We send it to everyone within 300 miles of the venue and generally reach 3,000 to 4,000 people. Below are some of the actual results after sending out an email blast:

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Topics: Features

Feature Updates - August 2015

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August 26, 2015 by Brian Ghidinelli

This week I'm near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin - not to attend an event at Road America (drats!) - but rather for our annual team meetup in Lake Geneva. As a fully remote team we find a late summer week to bring the team together, review our progress and refine our plan for the future. It's a chance to replace phone calls and emoji with face-to-face conversations and meals that leaves us energized to keep pushing forward.

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Last month I listed a number of improvements for my programmer friends but I'm back with a larger-than-normal list of improvements and fixes to MotorsportReg, including a sneak peek at a major new feature. 

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Topics: Features, API

MotorsportReg Updates- July 2015

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August 10, 2015 by Brian Ghidinelli

computer-at-the-racetrackIn this feature recap, I want to give a shout out to my developer and programmer friends who hack during the week and drive, ride, kart or organize on nights and weekends. This episode is all for you as I'm going to detail a number of open source and API updates as well as a free Wordpress theme just for motorsports.

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Topics: Features, API

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