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Grand Prix 4 Touring Car Championship - Season 2

Discussion in 'Forum Games' started by Milos, Nov 5, 2014.

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  1. Milos

    Had things gone my way, who knows..

    Also known as the GPTCC

    Rules (EVERY COMPETITOR MUST READ THESE, especially 1c)

    1 - General Rules
    a) The GPTCC is an AI championship where the game races for you! Races will be simulated using Grand Prix 4, by myself every thursday. YOU DO NOT NEED TO OWN GP4 TO COMPETE HERE!

    - If you're interested in joining the series please post it in the thread. What I need from you is:
    Driver name (can be fictional, you don't have to use your real name)
    Driver number (make sure it's not used! Look in the money tables to see which numbers are free)
    Prefered Team (where you'd like to drive. The team needs to have an empty place though. If you want to start a new team, which you are only allowed if there is a team slot left, I need your team name again, aswell as team nationality. There are no team managers, so you have to drive for it.)
    Sponsors (for both qualifying and race)
    OPTIONAL: Team livery (can use the default one from the DTM 2005-06 mods); driver helmet.

    If there is a spot available you'll be added the series at the start of the following race weekend, if not you'll be added to the waiting list and contacted once a seat becomes available.
    If you want to pair with someone in a team, please tell me 2 of your team colors, along with team name and nationality.

    b) All participants are expected to stay active. If a driver remains inactive for 2 weekly events in a row they will lose their seat, regardless of whether there are people waiting to join or not.

    c) It is every participants responsibility to read the rules. Not having read the rules is not a viable excuse in disagreements. If you complain without reading the rules you are risking of losing your seat.

    d) The GPTCC reserves the right to deny entry without explanation.

    2 - The Racing

    a) Each race weekend will feature 2 free practice sessions and a single qualifying session, all with a time limit of 30 minutes.

    b) The racing will be split into three separate events, lasting between 15-30 minutes (20% race distance) approximately.

    c) Race 1 will use the grid from qualifying, the Race 2 grid will use the results from Race 1 and Race 3 will be a reversed grid race using the results from Race 2 with the last placed finisher starting from pole. Drivers who retire from Race 2 will start from the back of the grid in Race 3 in the order in which they retired.

    d) The series will use the following points system:
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    e) In the event of the occurrence of a game breaking bug - i.e. pitstop bug, drivers running out of fuel - the race results will be taken from an appropriate time, usually one lap prior to the bugs appearance. However if less then 75% race distance has been completely the results will be declared null and void

    f) The GPTCC reserves the right to alter the calendar where necessary

    3 - Performance
    a) Drivers will be able to improve both their own and their cars abilities by buying upgrades

    b) The base perf is set at 670bhp, 2000 chance of failure for the car and 15000 skill, and 250 variation for drivers.

    c) All new drivers entering the series will start with 1000$ to spend, and an extra 50$ for every race they missed.

    d) Drivers will not be able to purchase upgrades in between sessions. You will be notified when the market opens and closes. In case you haven't made your purchases, it is not the moderator's responcibility to tag you in a post, which means he will not do it. Start actually caring for the series.

    e) Drivers will be rewarded the following amounts according to their finishing positions in the races:
    bandicam 2014-11-13 21-01-03-233.jpg

    f) There is no pole bonus for starting from pole in Race 2 or 3

    g) Drivers can carry over a maximum of 2000$ from one season to the next. Anything extra you have will go to your bank account.

    h) Drivers are able to buy the following upgrades:
    bandicam 2014-11-13 21-06-42-636.jpg

    4 - Sponsors

    a) Drivers may also choose one qualifying and one race sponsor in order to boost their earnings:

    bandicam 2014-11-13 21-11-28-520.jpg

    b) Qualifying sponsor rewards are only given out in the first qualifying session. No qualifying rewards are given out for the Race 2 or 3 grids

    c) Race sponsor rewards are only given out to drivers who are classified as finishing the race. Any driver who retires from a race becomes illegible for receiving race sponsor rewards for that race.

    d) After the result of the first test session of the season has been posted, drivers will only be allowed to change their sponsor if they pay the amount of money you gain if you achieve that sponsor objective. (ex. B->D on race costs 100$). You can only change 1 quali or race sponsor during the season, NOT both.

    e) For sponsors "C", you need to have a teammate to get any reward.

    5 - Liveries
    a) All liveries must display both the drivers name and personal number

    b) Drivers are allowed to design and use their own helmets, please use the shape found here: http://www.mediafire.com/download/rtodu744fhh41di/Arai GP-5 RC 2008.rar

    c) Likewise drivers are free to design there own cars, all the available car templates can be found here: http://www.mediafire.com/download/iagska579z762fl/templates (3).zip
    Also, the cockpit textures for Opel and both Audi cars only, which is a separate file. Not necessary to modify, you can leave the original Vodafone one too
    http://www.mediafire.com/download/5cjpgb4djfx93dx/Cockpit Opel and Audi cars.rar

    d) Livery updates during the season are allowed.

    e) Liveries must be sent in TGA or TEX format, in any other format the livery will be considered not sent, and I will use a placeholder livery instead (check rule 5g). If you have a good reason behind it, then tell me.

    f) Drivers are allowed to chose their own personal numbers from between 0 and 99, with #1 being reserved for the series champion

    g) If you don't send a livery, I will use a placeholder livery that will contain only 2 colors by your choice. Don't expect this to be the work of art!

    Older threads:

    Current Entry List (1!!!!! team slots available, 4 driver slots available):

    Apex Racing Team
    2 -
    Daniel Harvey (GBR)
    69 - Milos Ancevski (SRB)

    Elite Two Racing
    73 -
    Josh Noack (AUS)
    7 - Old Wolf (GRE)

    Online Martini Racing
    20 -
    Ben Utzer (last season runner-up) (GER)
    15 - Joel Rautavaara (last season champion) (FIN)

    Nauru DTK-Grip Racing
    87 -
    Manolis Sigoulakis (GRE)
    44 - Jimmy Laad (GBR)

    2KF1 Racing
    4 -
    Aidan Keranen (AUS)
    95 - James McNamara (AUS)

    Team Hybrid
    61 -
    Andy Black (DEN)
    78 - Pablo Diehl (BRA)

    Speedy Racing
    34 -
    Lesley Buurlage (NED)
    52 - Dhafin Rizki (INA)

    Forza Turismo GP
    28 -
    Rami Saidy (GBR) (last season 3rd place)
    57 - Rui Martins (POR)

    Matador Falcon Racing
    21 -
    Mark Lintner
    XX - vacant

    Vodafone GT Racing
    3 -
    Tobi Kederer
    XX - vacant

    XX -
    XX - vacant

    italic - not confirmed yet

    Free Agents:

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    Current Standings

    Current Budgets

    Wiki page: http://race-department-simulation-career.wikia.com/wiki/GPTCC_S2
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2015
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  2. Milos

    Had things gone my way, who knows..

    News post:
    Vodafone GT have announced their return to the GPTCC, after they didn't have the money to enter at the start, but finally got enough of it with the new rule that applies for newcomers.
    There are also rumours that Monster Mercedes will join as a newcomer team, but the team name remains unknown and yet to be revealed by team manager Mark Lintner. Speaking of Lintner, it has been announced he is coming into the series.
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2014
  3. Jimlaad43

    Nice apex, I'll take it! Premium Member

    Heehee. You realise I can give you extra posts in a row if you needed.

    @Manolis Sigoulakis, up for restarting Nauru DTK-Grip Racing?
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  4. Milos

    Had things gone my way, who knows..

    Forgot about that moderator feautre for a moment :D

    in? ;)

    Driver name: Milos Ancevski (Serbian)
    Number: 69 like always
    Apex Racing Team
    can you tag all season 1 competitors?
  5. Jimlaad43

    Nice apex, I'll take it! Premium Member

    Not now, but its the exact same as in the previous thread
  6. Decenten

    Driver of the #73 Team OGMRZ Holden V8SC Premium Member

    Elite Two Racing
    Driver 1:Myself
    Driver 2: Anyone

    How do some people have 2000 dollars?
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  7. Milos

    Had things gone my way, who knows..

    as you can see by the title, season 2, means they saved money from season 1.

    As a rookie you start with 1000$. Read the rules for more info
  8. Decenten

    Driver of the #73 Team OGMRZ Holden V8SC Premium Member

    I was in season 1?
  9. Milos

    Had things gone my way, who knows..

  10. Decenten

    Driver of the #73 Team OGMRZ Holden V8SC Premium Member

  11. Milos

    Had things gone my way, who knows..

  12. Decenten

    Driver of the #73 Team OGMRZ Holden V8SC Premium Member

    Why dont you continue on from this one?
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  13. Milos

    Had things gone my way, who knows..

    I would like to keep the reasons private.
  14. Benutzername

    Online Martini Racing - Founder and driver

    Online Martini Racing
    Ben Utzer

    @Joel Rautavaara

    Same livery as last season
  15. Let's go :D
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  16. Jimlaad43

    Nice apex, I'll take it! Premium Member

  17. Milos

    Had things gone my way, who knows..

    I got no files yet from Jack, but let's give him some more time :thumbsup:
  18. Benutzername

    Online Martini Racing - Founder and driver

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  19. Decenten

    Driver of the #73 Team OGMRZ Holden V8SC Premium Member

    I will have the same livery I had in season 2.
  20. Aidan Keranen

    Aidan Keranen
    #4 2KF1 Racing RDGPC|LoL/RL Caster@AussieGamingTV Premium Member

    Confirm the return of 2KF1 Racing with our Holden Vectra :D
    Keranen #4 confirmed, need to await the return of the legendary @James McNamara in the #95
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