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Race #14, Abu Dhabi: Race Briefing

Discussion in 'Formula SimRacing' started by David Dominguez, Oct 20, 2012.

  1. Welcome to the 13th race of the FSR 2012 World Trophy season at Korea! You will find the password for this event by logging on GPCOS and looking at the password field which is next to the server's IP address.

    Before proceeding to the event, pay attention to the following:
    • Remember to join the game with the FSR Manager software running, as described in the pre-raceand post-race procedures
    • A pre-qualifying session is organized (see the schedule and listings below)
    • Due to the number of allocated drivers being :inlove:6, Grid 2 race is not organized this time
    Following drivers (7) have automatically gained the right to race in Grid 1. The listed drivers are NOT ALLOWED to take part in Pre-Qualifying:
    Following drivers have the right to participate in Pre-Qualifying:

    Pre-qualifying Group (27):
    Start from back of the grid:
    License Status:

    The Pre-Qualifying session will be 10 minutes in length. The session will be run in Private mode without Parc Ferme. The sessions will also be closed, this means that it will impossible for people to join while the session is running. The top 19 from Pre-Qualifying will make it in to Grid 1.

    The Free Practice session will be 10 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 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 will be 42 laps long. Drive safely during the race, especially at the start and the first lap in general.

    Red Flags will NOT be used unless in very specific situations which are specified in the rule documents.
  2. why am i starting from the back of the grid?????
  3. Edited, I forgot to remove your name in the last round.
  4. Tume

    The unlucky Finn

  5. yeh i had similar questions.
    The white lines run on the INSIDE Of the kerbs here.

    Its 2 wheels inside the white lines right?

    So if theres kerb on the outside of the line, you can't have all 4 wheels outside the white line, but 2 on the kerb -
    Can anyone confirm?

    Also just want to say...this is the worst track in motorsport. And unfortunately brings out the worst in rfactors physics too.......
    Kerbs and low speed traction zones + rfactor = fail.#


    14.1 The race "track" is considered the main asphalt surface generally bounded by white lines, grass,
    walls or curbing. Curbs are usually painted in blue/white, green/white or red/white colors. Curbs are
    considered part of the track. The green or grey solid or grasscrete surfaces on the inside of the curbs
    are NOT to be considered as part of the curbs. It is pretty clear and self explanatory using common
    sense at most tracks, but if you do have any doubts then don't hesitate to clear it up with questions to
    the Race Director. The aim of the league is competition on a fair and level playing field. So all
    aspects of rules and definitions must be respected and obeyed by all drivers so that the competition
    does remain even to all. On corners where the inner edge is cut across, at least two wheels must
    remain continually in contact with the defined "track" during their entire passage through the curve.
    The same basic outline is used to measure running wide. The Race Director may set up exceptions
    of the above mentioned rules for certain corners which will be announced on the forums.

    As Long as 2 wheels are on the Kerb, because Kerb is defined as part of the track.

    ADMINISTRATOR - PLease clarify this assumption?
    I got a penalty after the race last year for exactly this problem.

  6. Only the fifth picture would be considered a cut, because you cant touch pitlane line on exit.
  7. Tume

    The unlucky Finn

    Ok so we follow the pitlane exit line to the end, but is a small cut in the end of the line accepted?

  8. david - can you confirm my understanding of the rules is correct?
  9. Yes, you are right.
  10. PQ results:

  11. That's only 18 I the race!?
  12. I just hope there is a broadcast
  13. There should be 25 cars yes?
  14. 19 drivers + 7 from the top 10 of WT = 26
  15. damn it didnt make the cut well see you guys next season
  16. Looks like Aalberts is not here, in that case you can join during warmup, Jackson.
  17. I will be there soon mate!!
  18. 2 min max
  19. Warmup is after Q2 :)
  20. Sorry I didn't know what is was at the moment.. Sorry thanks for the spot though.. :)