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Race #4, Imola: Race Briefing

Kris Cobb

Avid Chronic Racing | Team Principal
Welcome to Round 4 of the Formula-SimRacing ACE Series. This round we go to the world famous Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari otherwise known as Imola.

You will find the password for this event by logging on GPCOS and looking at the password field.
  • GMT Times are in effect
  • 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
  • Top 10 in Points automatically gain the right to race and do not have to Pre-Qualify
  • Check this thread for what is considered a corner cut/extending the track
The following Top 10 Drivers have automatically gained the right to race:

There will be no PreQualifying since allocations are under 26 drivers.

The following drivers have allocated to race:
#DriverStatusExplanationDate
1.Giordano ValerianoParticipation confirmed2014-05-24 18:02:38
2.Jiri TomanParticipation confirmed2014-05-24 19:00:44
3.Martin HodásParticipation confirmed2014-05-25 07:40:12
4.Thomas SatherleyParticipation confirmed2014-05-26 06:25:05
5.luca desiParticipation confirmed2014-05-26 08:50:07
6.Thomas MundyParticipation confirmed2014-05-26 13:45:41
7.Peter HelmbroParticipation confirmed2014-05-27 12:42:23
8.Jonny SimonParticipation confirmed2014-05-27 13:23:05
9.Giuseppe MarconiDriver participation uncertain2014-05-27 16:18:11
10.Norbert LeitnerParticipation confirmed2014-05-28 08:05:04
11.Alex DiazParticipation confirmed2014-05-28 14:58:11
12.Danny van der NietParticipation confirmed2014-05-28 18:57:19
13.Muhammed PatelParticipation confirmed2014-05-28 22:28:09
14.Gennaro CelientoParticipation confirmed2014-05-29 10:45:28
15.Marek GodekParticipation confirmed2014-05-29 14:03:15
16.Marco ContiParticipation confirmed2014-05-29 22:26:58
17.Michi HoyerParticipation confirmed2014-05-30 09:46:02
18.Fabrizio GobbiParticipation confirmed2014-05-30 09:46:02
19.Chris de JongParticipation confirmed2014-05-30 15:27:59
20.Fabrizio GobbiParticipation confirmed2014-05-30 18:25:31
21.Artyom AslamazyanParticipation confirmed2014-05-31 03:06:53

The following drivers have Official Warnings for Log Infractions (Please see this thread for instructions):
Carlos Martin (2)
Gennaro Celiento (3)
Chris De Jong
David Bennewitz
Danny van der Niet
Rasmus Tali
Giordano Valeriano
Zoltan Csuti
Marco Conti

The following drivers have Penalties that MUST be served this race:
Back of Grid due to late Allocation:
Artyom Aslamazyan

Start from the Pits, Feature Race:
Marek Godek

Start from the Pits, Sprint Race:
Marek Godek
Michi Hoyer

Raceday Schedule:
Saturday, 16:20 GMT: Practice
Saturday, 16:35 GMT: Qualifying 1
Saturday, 16:45 GMT: Qualifying 2
Saturday, 16:50 GMT: Warmup
Saturday, 17:00 GMT: Race 1
Saturday, 18:10 GMT: Race 2

There will be no Pre-Qualifying.

The Free Practice session will be 15 minutes in length. 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.

Qualifying will be split to two sessions (10 + 5 minutes). Both sessions will run in non-private mode (all cars will be visible on track at the same time). Qualifying 1 will be run with free setup while Qualifying 2 has Parc Ferme enforced. Parc Ferme will only allow you to change your fuel load, tire compound, 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. Qualifying 2 session will be closed, this means that it will impossible for people to join while the session is running.

The Warmup 1 session will be 10 minutes in length. 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 1 will be 38 laps long. Drive safely during the race, especially at the start and the first lap in general.

Warmup 2 will resume after Race 1 and will last 10 minutes.

Race 2 will be 19 laps long, and will invert the first eight finishers in Race 1.

Red Flags will NOT be used unless in very specific situations which are specified in the rule documents.
 
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