Race #03, China: Race Briefing

Welcome to the 3rd race of the 2014 Formula SimRacing World Championship season at China.

The password to join the server will be visible when you log in to GPCOS in the Control Center next to the server's IP address.

Before proceeding to the event, pay attention to the following:
  • 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
Allocations (26):
1.Marcel vd LindenParticipation confirmed2014-05-06 18:15:44
2.Petar BrljakParticipation confirmed2014-05-07 15:58:37
3.Dian KostadinovParticipation confirmed2014-05-07 19:41:10
4.Blair DisleyParticipation confirmed2014-05-08 09:45:25
5.Martin GosbeeParticipation confirmed2014-05-09 15:57:54
6.Eros MasciulliParticipation confirmed2014-05-10 01:51:43
7.Ivar KalameesParticipation confirmed2014-05-11 18:27:00
8.Rob van StarkenburgParticipation confirmed2014-05-12 06:17:40
9.Bono HuisParticipation confirmed2014-05-12 13:20:49
10.Jack KeithleyParticipation confirmed2014-05-13 17:10:35
11.Carlos MartínDriver participation uncertain2014-05-13 21:53:13
12.Zuhaitz CaboParticipation confirmed2014-05-14 19:21:42
13.Robert RudholmParticipation confirmed2014-05-15 11:21:08
14.Antonio KolarecParticipation confirmed2014-05-15 19:57:54
15.Matt SentellParticipation confirmed2014-05-15 21:40:41
16.Luka OslakovicParticipation confirmed2014-05-16 12:35:10
17.Jim ParisisParticipation confirmed2014-05-16 13:08:11
18.Dino PaoliniParticipation confirmed2014-05-16 13:12:42
19.Morgan MorandParticipation confirmedNormally i will race but i have a gastroenteritis ( since thursday night ) Don't know if i will be at 100% for the race2014-05-16 14:34:43
20.Patrick De WitParticipation confirmed2014-05-16 16:02:43
21.Mark AalbertsParticipation confirmed2014-05-16 23:54:16
22.Alvaro TorresParticipation confirmed2014-05-17 09:26:39
23.David PerezParticipation confirmedNot me. PSR 2nd driver will be there.2014-05-17 12:17:12
24.David GrecoParticipation confirmed2014-05-17 13:50:03
26.John-Eric SaxénParticipation confirmed2014-05-17 19:03:17
28.Jorrick BoshoveParticipation confirmed2014-05-17 22:53:07
Schedule:
16:00 GMT: Server opens for Practice
16:15 GMT: Qualifying 1
16:30 GMT: Qualifying 2
16:50 GMT: Warmup
17:00 GMT: Race Start

The Free Practice session will be 15 minutes in length and will be run in the "Practice 1" session. 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.

The Qualifying 1 session will be 10 minutes in length and will be run in the "Practice 2" session. Drivers can use what ever setup they want, as long as they only drive with qualifying fuel loads.

The Qualifying 2 session will be ~15 minutes in length. Only the top 10 drivers from Qualifying 1 will be allowed to go out on track. Drivers will be allowed to do one flying lap (one outlap, hotlap and inlap). The drivers will go out on track one at a time in reverse Q1 order (P10, P9, P8 etc.), with the following driver only being allowed to leave the pits AFTER the previous driver has passed the start/finish line to begin their timed lap. Parc Ferme will be enforced. You will only be allowed to change your fuel load, 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. The session will be closed, meaning if you happen to join late, or for some reason drop out of the server during the session, you will not be able to rejoin the server until the server has moved to Warmup.

The Warmup session will be 10 minutes in length. While in the garage, make sure you add the appropriate amount of fuel in to your car since refuelling is not allowed during the race. 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 56 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.
 
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