Origin of the category came from the contact between the truck Aurélio Batista Félix Santos and Portuguese journalist Francisco Santos. On September 6, 1987 was the first race on the circuit Autodromo Internacional de Cascavel in Paraná. The proof display joined 35 riders and was named I Copa Brasil de Caminhões," and serve as a test to ascertain the safety of the novel type of race. Formula Truck is a Brazilian based racing series featuring some the biggest truck brands in the world such as: Scania, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Ford and Iveco. The trucks are racing purpose build vehicles with roughly 1000 to 1200 bhp, a special racing chassis and lower overall weight. Schedule The Formula Truck server will be online all week for practicing. The server is setup with an extended first practice session. Please only use this practice session when racing online for fun, do not vote it round unless being asked to do so. Week 32 Start Date: Monday August 5, 2013 Week 32 End Date: Sunday August 11, 2013 Race days for official ranked sessions Official race days are as followed Monday August 5th Wednesday August 7th Friday August 9th Sunday August 11th Time schedule for official ranked sessions Qualification: 19:00 GMT Race Starts: 19:30 GMT Race Ends: 20:00 GMT Information Server name: RACEDEPARTMENT.COM #R Password: Click here for the server password RaceLog: After each session your fastest laptime, result and rank are published inside the RaceLog system. Click here or quickly navigate to the RaceLog section of your choice via the navigation button on the site and forums Discuss, support, encourage and share! This event thread will be the central thread for the V8 Series discussions this week. You can ask other drivers to practice or race with you by using the tag function of the forum. Please type an @ directly followed by the user name and this person will receive a notification or just leave a post that you will be participating in the first upcoming race, and of course we very much like to see your race reports Our racing clubs are foremost meant to gain online experience so please help other drivers out when they have questions about the event, the car, the track, the setup or a combination. Remember that first post where somebody else helped you for the first time, helping is nice! Have a great week and see you on track!