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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:

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

    Team Name:
    Engine and Aero Manufacture:

    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

    Online Martini Racing - Founder and driver

    Probably in with TIm as teammate
  3. 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

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

    @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

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

    @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

    Online Martini Racing - Founder and driver

    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

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

    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
    Last edited: May 25, 2015
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  13. can be a driver for Sharks !
  14. 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

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

    We'll see. I'm most likely to run DTK again though.
  16. 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. Online Martini Racing will be my team! Nice to join you again @Benutzername and @Tim Engberink :)
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  19. Milos

    Had things gone my way, who knows..

    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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