================================================== RD GT5 Championship S3 - Information (Read First!) ================================================== League: RaceDepartment GT5 Championship Season: 3 (2012) Game Required: Gran Turismo 5 (PS3) Number of Divisions: 1 Introduction A halfway mark in the year is approaching, and so is a new GT5 championship! Season 3 will be making history because for the first time RDGT5 will be using two cars. If that wasn’t enough this season will be seeing the introduction of teams, the days of free for all league are over and teamwork and team orders will be taking to make this season even more realistic. Season 3 will be using the sleek and powerful Chevrolet Corvette Z06 also will be the heavyweight rocket ship Chevrolet Camaro SS , racing modified for even greater performance. Your skills will be put to the test over six gruelling rounds featuring tracks from around the world. Can you tame the American muscle and come out ahead of the pack? Registration There are sixteen (16) positions available for this championship and it is open to all licensed members. However, the staff reserve the right to decide who will actually participate. Full details on how to register can be found in the Registration Thread. Registration Open: 1st June 2012 Registration Closed: 30th June 2012 Publication of Drivers: 3rd July 2012 Drivers & Teams The RaceDepartment GT5 Championship S2 is for teams, and independent driver entries will not be accepted. Vehicles & Liveries This is a multi-car championship using a racing modified Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and a racing modified Chevrolet Camaro SS. Your vehicle must meet the vehicle regulations exactly in order to be eligible for the championship. If your vehicle is found to be in breach of the regulations or using unapproved upgrades, you will be immediately disqualified from the championship. You may also be banned from future championships. All drivers must use a unique number and the unique team colour for their car. These must be stated when you register for the championship, ensuring that you do not choose a number and colour already reserved by another driver. In addition, you may not choose any number between 1-10. If you do choose a previously reserved number or colour then the staff will assign you one instead. Shakedown There will be one or more shakedown events held before the championship begins. All championship participants are obligated to attend these events as they are designed to detect the connection issues that some users have with GT5. If you suffer from these problems and they cannot be resolved then you may be asked to give your position in the championship to a reserve driver. Calendar Shakedown: Grand Valley Speedway - 8th July 2012 Round 1: Autodromo Nazionale Monza- 15th July 2012 Round 2: Fuji Speedway GT- 22nd July 2012 Round 3: Suzka Circuit- 29th July 2012 Round 4: Laguna Seca Raceway- 5th August Round 5: Nürburgring GP/F- 12th August Round 6: Cote De Azur- 19th August Event Format Practice: 19:30 GMT (30 Minutes) Qualifying: 20:05 GMT (15 Minutes) Race: 20:25 GMT Points table P1: 20 P2: 17 P3: 15 P4: 13 P5: 11 P6: 10 P7: 9 P8: 8 P9: 7 P10: 6 P11: 5 P12: 4 P13: 3 P14: 2 P15: 1 P16: 0 No points are awarded for pole position or the fastest lap. Absence This is the most important part of the briefing that you need to understand! If you accept the invitation to drive in the championship then we expect you to be present for all races during the season. If you miss a round without giving at least two days notice then the staff reserve the right to remove you from the championship. You also risk termination of your licensed member status at RaceDeparment. Championship Regulations The Championship Regulations are laid out in a document for the 2012 seasons. As the regulations differ from the club rules, everyone must read them before registering.