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Race #11, Japan: Race Briefing

Discussion in 'Formula SimRacing' started by Kris Cobb, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. Kris Cobb

    Kris Cobb
    Avid Chronic Racing | Team Principal

    Welcome to Round 11 of the Formula-SimRacing ACE Series. This round we go to Suzuka Circuit, Japan.

    You will find the password for this event by logging on GPCOS and looking at the password field.
    • GMT Times are in effect
    • Read the updated 2014 rules package from this thread
    • Remember to join the game with the FSR Manager software running, and follow the post race procedures here
    • Top 10 in Points automatically gain the right to race and do not have to Pre-Qualify
    • Be aware of track limits
    The following Top 10 drivers have automatically gained the right to race:
    The following drivers have allocated and have a right to race:
    Penalties for Suzuka:
    Raceday Schedule:
    There will not be PreQualifying.

    The Free Practice session will be 15 minutes in length. Every participating driver should join as soon as possible after the server opens to make sure that they don't miss the start of Qualifying and also to make sure that their game is configured & working properly.

    Qualifying will be split to two sessions (10 + 5 minutes). Both sessions will run in non-private mode (all cars will be visible on track at the same time). Qualifying 1 will be run with free setup while Qualifying 2 has Parc Ferme enforced. Parc Ferme will only allow you to change your fuel load, tire compound, engine boost, engine brakemap, front wing angle, steering lock, brake balance and brake pressure after the session is over, so make sure you have your race setup loaded when entering Qualifying 2. Qualifying 2 session will be closed, this means that it will impossible for people to join while the session is running.

    The Warmup 1 session will be 10 minutes in length. You can drive freely in the Warmup session to try to get a feel for the heavier car after qualifying on low fuel.

    The Race 1 will be 32 laps long. Drive safely during the race, especially at the start and the first lap in general.

    Warmup 2 will resume after Race 1 and will last 10 minutes.

    Race 2 will be 16 laps long, and will invert the first eight finishers in Race 1.

    Red Flags will NOT be used unless in very specific situations which are specified in the rule documents.
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2014
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  2. Could not confirm via GPCOS, but I'll run!
  3. hey guys, why i don't see my allocation? I have done yesterday at 23,30
  4. Kris Cobb

    Kris Cobb
    Avid Chronic Racing | Team Principal

    You are going to have to post your name. I have no clue who you are.
  5. Fabrizio Gobbi. Thank you for reply
  6. Kris Cobb

    Kris Cobb
    Avid Chronic Racing | Team Principal

    Because of some unconventional penalties this round:

    If you set a time in Q2, regardless of grid position, you must use the same compound at the start of the race.
  7. By rules you have to start on the same compound anyway. Perhaps you mean tire wear will be carried on?
  8. Kris Cobb

    Kris Cobb
    Avid Chronic Racing | Team Principal

    Well I am not sure about wear but someone had a question and I thought I would just clarify it for everyone.
  9. Hey.. I tried yesterday and could not confirm my allocation, you can confirm here?
  10. Kris Cobb

    Kris Cobb
    Avid Chronic Racing | Team Principal

  11. Ahh!!! I did it!
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  12. I don't know aboiut others driver but I know Fabrizio did the allocation yesterday but it didn't appear to him. He messaged me about this.
  13. Kris Cobb

    Kris Cobb
    Avid Chronic Racing | Team Principal

    Yes Marek Godek and Fabrizio Gobbi will have Back of Grid Penalties.

    Renan Lopes will not because he has not been able to even though he tried before the deadline.
  14. Feature Race
    Danny van der Niet, Back of Grid (Qualy cuts)
    Patrik Holzmann, Back of Grid (Qualy cuts)
    Peter Helmbro, Back of Grid (Qualy cuts)
    Nick Rowland, Back of Grid (Qualy cuts)
    Martin Hodas, Back of Grid (Qualy cuts)
    Daniel Kiss, 5 Grid Penalty
    Jonny Simon, 10 Grid Penalty

    my best q1 this season incoming!
    omg im horrible
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  15. Kris Cobb

    Kris Cobb
    Avid Chronic Racing | Team Principal

    Order of Back of Grid Penalties:
    Feature Race
    Martin Hodas
    Danny van der Niet
    Patrik Holzmann
    Peter Helmbro
    Marek Godek
    Nick Rowland

    Sprint Race
    Thomas Satherley
    Borja Garcia
    Jorrick Boshove
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2014
  16. Gobbi had the same, he messaged me about it.
  17. Kris Cobb

    Kris Cobb
    Avid Chronic Racing | Team Principal

    Thanks Carlos.

    Gobbi will NOT have a BoG penalty.
  18. So, if they had problems with gpcos, why didn't they submit them to this post before the deadline to convalidate them as allocation? Cause this post was created 9h before deadline...
    That should be the right way.
    Things must be done properly.

    If they did it later, you must consider them out of deadline.

    Race Director must have evidences. If he hasn't, he must apply rules strictly.

    Sorry if i'm rude, but rules are rules and some interests are involved.
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  19. Tic, tac.
    Have ACE Race Director any evidence already?
    or is he going to adulterate the starting grid?