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Race #7, Germany: Race Briefing

Discussion in 'Formula SimRacing' started by Carlos Martín, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. Welcome to Round 7 of the Formula-SimRacing Pro Series at Hockenheim.

    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
    The following drivers have automatically gained the right to race:
    The following drivers have gained the right to participate in Pre-Qualifying:

    Pre-Qualifying Group 1 (1-20):
    Back of The Grid Penalties
    Drivers Not Allowed to Race*

    Raceday Schedule:

    Sunday, 12:55 GMT Server Opens for PQ1
    Sunday, 13:00 GMT Pre-Qualyfing Group 1
    Sunday, 13:20 GMT: Practice
    Sunday, 13:35 GMT: Qualifying 1
    Sunday, 13:45 GMT: Qualifying 2
    Sunday, 13:50 GMT: Warmup
    Sunday, 14:00 GMT: Race

    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 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 40 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.

    *Michi Hoyer is not allowed to race by rule 3.4 of the Formula SimRacing Pro Rules Supplement
  2. Forgot to say, today 19 drivers are passing to Race. Good Luck!
  3. I apologise for not turning up today. My wheel broke about 2 days ago. Rotary encoder is the problem. Quite a common issue with the G25/27.
    Big shame as I think I could've done very well judging from the ACE race. Anyway, it's the way it is. Hopefully I'll come back strong but once again, I would've loved to race around this circuit.
    I'd like to take this opportunity and say good luck to all participants, have fun out there!
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  4. Guys,
    i couldn't do my ACE race yesterday for private reason. So i allocated for Pro to replace a driver of ours who is unable to race too. Is there no chance of driving in Pro today for an exception?
  5. Wouldn't be fair towards the other Pro usual drivers who are racing today, because it would mean one of them would be missing the race because of this.

    Secondly, you didn't ask me for permission, the rules are very clear on that.

    Thirdly, I wouldn't allowed you if it only was for one single event.
  6. As Fred is not racing, we will pass directly to Practice session. No PQ this time.
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  8. Hi, 8:22 Braziliam time.. 12:55 European time.. what is european time now?
  9. Thanks!
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  10. Server opens for Race. Good luck and have fun!
  11. Password is not working!!!
  12. Login to gpcos and check, passwords have changed for this round.
  13. I am using the right password- it starts with n and ends with l

  14. In case you have old version of Minimalist UI (1.56), it might be issue to join passworded server. Install some other UI and try again.
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  15. Server not open for me. Whether the passwords national??

  16. I have updated everything.
  17. Same, I write the pass: national....nothing happens...
  18. Where server???????