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Beta ELO Driver's Rating at RaceDepartment

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Eric. K, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. rankings..jpg In the past several weeks, we have been developing a rating system for all of the drivers at RaceDepartment. In this first release we are only supporting RACE series results, but rFactor and GTL integration is coming soon. However, it is much more than just a rating system. You should be able to see all race results, fastest laps and all of your records.

    Driver's rating is based on the famous chess ELO rating (wiki info), but of course adapted for our needs. Some of the basics:

    1. You only lose points for not finishing a race (DNF, DQ)
    2. You accumulate points based on your opponents strength, e.g. your rating is 1900 and you finished ahead of 10 drivers with a rating of 100. You will advance very little on the ladder. However, if your rating is 100 and you finished ahead of drivers with a higher rating, you will get much more points.
    3. The more races you finish the more points you get.
    4. More weight is given for podium finishes, but again it is based on the number of drivers in the race (winning a race with 3 drivers won't advance you much on the ladder).
    5. All stats will be updated once or twice a day.
    6. Stats are backdated to 1.1.2010
    7. Every driver begins at a rating of 1500

    Now explore this page-> RANKINGS as there are a lot of interesting stats.

    There are several other features in the works :rolleyes: (favorite car, track, displaying rating on the forum, etc..)

    Have more input? We would love to hear it!
  2. Superb stuff Eric! Fantastic feature. :)
  3. Very impressive guys, I love this idea. Its a great way to track your own personal races.

    This will be HUGE.

    Thanks so much for your efforts all involved.

  4. Wow! I've always wanted to know how I've done in previous races on RD and see how I've progressed since then. This is a great idea and it looks awesome! Top notch stuff Eric! :cool:
  5. Wow it's great I love it!:)
  6. awsome stuff there like it, and hope it will give RD a big boost :)
  7. thumbs up!!!! really a nice feature thx again guys!! :D
  8. Bram

    Administrator Staff Premium

    Absolutely awesome stuff. You brought back the awesome feature that i loved in Codemasters games!

  9. Nice one, this will challenge me now ;)
  10. wow this is realy great:D looking forward to this. thanks eric!
  11. Great stuff! Nice work mate :cool:
  12. wow nice stuff :thumbup:
  13. have a suggestion, how about you make it so only people signed up with their real name goes on the list?

    maybe more would sign up for racing club?
  14. Hannu Karesola

    Hannu Karesola
    Roaring Pipes Maniacs Premium

    Cool stuff!
  15. Simply superb! All those simracing statsfreaks who are still moaning for lost GPCOS data will be so thrilled. You are my hero! :thumbup:
  16. I like this idea...:cool:
  17. Wow, now thats a surprise! This is just awesome!
  18. Got a question, which races exactly are accounted for those stats? Are those only league races or also club maybe public server events?
  19. Bruno Sousa Ferreira

    Bruno Sousa Ferreira
    Strategy Mister!

    Great feature Eric !

    I have one piece of advice, how about to put a quick search option so we can find out names quickly.

    Also Anders opinion of onlyu doing ppl who have licensed member would be a wise.
  20. Very nice! Now the motivation for driving is even greater :)