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RD IndyCar Manager Season 1

Discussion in 'Forum Games' started by Andy 'Mars Bar' Graham, May 25, 2015.

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  1. Welcome to season one of the Race Department IndyCar Forum manager game.​

    Season One is a step into the unknown. With a vast range of upgrades, upgrading wisely will be extremely important. Do you upgrade your pit crew, your driver or your car. Do you want to be a road course expert, a speedway expert or a superspeedway expert (where double, even triple points are on offer)

    RD IndyCar Regulations and Information Season 1

    1- Calendar
    We have an 18 race calendar for season one, which includes 9 road courses, 5 speedways and 4 superspeedways. Along with that, we have two mid season tests and a preseason test

    Pre Season Test- Barber (RC)
    1- Mid Ohio (RC)
    2- Long Beach (RC)
    3- Zandvoort (RC)
    4- Hungaroring (RC)
    5- California (SS) (Double Points)
    6- Atlanta (S)
    7- Texas (S)
    8- Phoenix (S)
    9- Brands Hatch (RC)
    10- Barber (RC)
    11- Watkins Glen (RC)
    12- Talladega (SS) (Double Points)
    13- Pocono (SS) (Double Points)
    14- Bavaria (RC)
    15- Sandown (RC)
    16- Las Vegas (S)
    17- Homestead Miami (S)
    18- Indianapolis (Double Points)

    2- Point System
    The game will follow the current IndyCar point system (apart from the double point events and the Indy 500)

    3- Manufactures
    4 manufactures have joined for season one and all have provided your engine and aerokits

    There performance stats and costs are as followed

    Lotus (£1500)
    - Engine (20)
    - Reliability (20)
    - Aerodynamics (12)

    Toyota (£1300)
    - Engine (15)
    - Reliability (16)
    - Aerodynamics (19)

    Honda (£1100)
    - Engine (15)
    - Reliability (14)
    - Aerodynamics (18)

    Chevrolet (£1000)
    - Engine (19)
    - Reliability (13)
    - Aerodynamics (13)

    4- Sponsors

    Here are the available sponsors for season one

    A- Win the race (£400)
    B- Beat your teammate(s) (£350)
    C- Fastest Lap (£300)
    D- Qualify on Pole (£300)
    E- Finish Top 5 (£250)
    F- Gain over 5 positions from your starting position (£200)
    G- Finish Top 10 (£150)
    H- Finish the race (£100)

    5- Upgrades

    The marketplace will be opened for upgrades soon. Manufactures will bring two in season upgrades depending on what needs improving

    Engine +1 (£500)
    Reliability +1 (£300)
    Aerodynamics +1 (£400)

    Driver Upgrades
    Aggression +1 (£200)
    Consistency +1 (£200)
    Qualifying +1 (£150)
    Finishing +1 (£150)
    Road Course Speed +1 (£150)
    Speedway Speed +1 (£150)
    Superspeedway Speedway +1 (£150)

    Pitcrew Upgrades
    Consistency +1 (£200)
    Speed +1 (£200)
    Strategy +1 (£350)

    6- Prize Money
    The championship prize money is yet to be announced but here is the race by race prize money (which is doubled at all SSuperspeedways
    1st- £2000
    2nd- £1800
    3rd- £1750
    4th- £1600
    5th- £1450
    6th- £1300
    7th- £1200
    8th- £1100
    9th- £1000
    10th- £900
    11th- £800
    12th- £700
    13th- £600
    14th- £500
    15th- £400
    16th- £350
    17th-42nd- £300

    7- Teams

    There will be no team 'manager'. Car Upgrades will be decided by all the drivers. One car, Two car and Three Car teams are allowed. To form a team you need to message some other members and form a team together and get someone to paint you a the livery

    8- Signups

    After reading this awfully long passage, you must be wondering how you sign up

    Well this is the section for you

    As a driver, here is the signup form you need to follow

    Driver Name: (Can be real or fantasy)
    Driver Number:
    Nationality:

    When you form a team, you need to post below the following

    Team Name:
    Engine and Aero Manufacture:
    Drivers;

    Everyone will receive £1200 and every team will receive £3000 (but you have to buy aerokits and engines)

    There will be some pretty little spreadsheets on this post soon, I nerd to send them to @Milos so he cab add some lovely formulas

    And that's it. Happy signups :)

    Livery template
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    Performance Stats and Budgets
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    Championship Standings
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    Last edited: Oct 23, 2015
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  2. Benutzername

    Benutzername
    The Will to Death is what keeps me alive Premium

    Probably in with TIm as teammate
     
  3. the_sigman

    the_sigman
    Sim racer, F1 news editor... Racing is in my blood Premium

    I have a question for a start. What will happen with the team championship? Will there be one?

    I am in, I will let others contact me if they like. :)
     
  4. Team Name: Sharks Racing
    Engine and Aero Manufacture: Ford, Lola
    Drivers; to be find
     
  5. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
    Nice apex, I'll take it! Staff Premium

    @mystaaRS @oldwolf, shall we bring back Forza DTK from the original Indycar series?
     
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  6. Ford and Lola aren't currently in the series

    It's only Lotus, Toyota, Chevrolet and Honda at the moment
     
  7. There will be a teams championship, along with the drivers and the manufactires
     
  8. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
    Nice apex, I'll take it! Staff Premium

    @tigerkart_22 is there a template for car skins, and are you going to compete?
     
  9. I will be competiting. I'll upload a template soon :)
     
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  10. Benutzername

    Benutzername
    The Will to Death is what keeps me alive Premium

    Driver Name: Ben Utzer
    Driver Number: 1 (just kidding... 20)
    Nationality: Germany

    Team Name: Online Martini Racing
    Engine and Aero Manufacture: TBA
    Drivers; Ben Utzer + @Tim Engberink + Contacted (TBA)
     
  11. Switch to Chevrolett

    But how its will be sim ?
     
  12. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
    Nice apex, I'll take it! Staff Premium

    Driver Name: Jimmy Laad
    Driver Number: π (Pi)
    Nationality: British

    Team Name: Forza DTK
    Engine and Aero: TBD
    Drivers: Jimmy Laad, Old Wolf, Rami Saidy
     
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  13. can be a driver for Sharks !
     
  14. the_sigman

    the_sigman
    Sim racer, F1 news editor... Racing is in my blood Premium

    Shouldn't the one car (the one higher in the results) count though, just in case a team has one or two drivers less?
     
  15. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
    Nice apex, I'll take it! Staff Premium

    We'll see. I'm most likely to run DTK again though.
     
  16. the_sigman

    the_sigman
    Sim racer, F1 news editor... Racing is in my blood Premium

    Driver Name: Manolis Sigoulakis
    Driver Number: 87
    Nationality: Greek

    We will see about the team.
     
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  17. I have a separate point system for teams which takes their average positions (fairest way) and points will be decided from that
     
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  18. the_sigman

    the_sigman
    Sim racer, F1 news editor... Racing is in my blood Premium

    Online Martini Racing will be my team! Nice to join you again @Benutzername and @Tim Engberink :)
     
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  19. Milos

    Milos
    Had things gone my way, who knows..

    OK,
    Team Name: TBA (I'll leave it to Joel, he paints the car)
    And for the team, me Joel and Daniel agreed to be in the same team.
    driver number for me #32, for Joel #15 and for Daniel #2
    @Joel @Millsy24
    rest TBA
     
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