Race #6 Austria: Race Briefing

Mike Partington

1000RPM
Sep 29, 2010
1,231
488
Welcome to the Fifth Round of the 2015 Formula SimRacing Season Pro Series.
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.

Austria, Red Bull Ring
Length:
4.326 km (2.688 mi)
Turns: 9
Race Laps: 43
Est Fuel Usage per lap: 2.9L
Est Race Fuel: 128L
Est pit stop: 20 seconds
Tyre Compounds: Soft & Medium

Before proceeding to the event, pay attention to the following:
  • Read the updated rules package for 2015 here.
  • Check Cutting/Extending Exceptions here.
  • rFMod Download (AustriaMod)
  • Race protests click here

Allocations:
Top 10 have automatically gained the right to race and do not have to prequalify:
The following drivers will proceed to the race
The Following drivers cannot race
Penalties: Start from pitlane
Claudio Bivacqua
Yoichi - late allocation
Schedule for Sunday 14th June

12:55 GMT, Server Opens for PQ
13:02 GMT, Pre-Qualifying
13:18 GMT, Practice
13:30 GMT, Qualifying 1
13:45 GMT, Qualifying 2
13:50 GMT, Warmup
14:00 GMT, Race Start

The Free Practice session will be 10 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 5 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 all be on track at the same time eg not private. 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 43 laps long. Drive carefully during the race, especially at the start and 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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David O'Reilly

A bad quali means I can go forwards in the race.
Mar 15, 2011
7,322
6,179
Be sure to check the cut exception link.
You will see that its the second pit entrance to be used.
 

Mike Partington

1000RPM
Sep 29, 2010
1,231
488
Yes, please use the second pit lane entrance. It is protestable and either a time pen or drive through next race can be given.
 

xownage133

25RPM
Jun 19, 2011
43
25
I'm not feeling great. I feel quite ill, so I'm not sure whether I'll race. I'll have a bit of a rest and let you know whether I can race before the race early enough.