Race #8, USA-Indy: Race Briefing

Kris Cobb

Avid Chronic Racing | Team Principal
Welcome to Round 8 of the Formula-SimRacing ACE Series. We go to the United States to the legendary Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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
The following Top 10 Drivers have automatically gained the right to race:
1.Jiri Toman
Muhammed Patel
Jonny Simon
Marco Conti
Daniel Kiss
Thomas Satherley
Martin Hodás
Norbert Leitner
Alvaro Torres
Danny van der Niet

The following drivers have allocated and have a right to race:
1.Norbert LeitnerParticipation confirmed2014-08-22 07:02:30
2.Thomas SatherleyParticipation confirmed2014-08-24 05:38:59
3.Peter HelmbroParticipation confirmed2014-08-24 09:22:39
4.Daniel KissParticipation confirmed2014-08-25 09:11:50
5.Marco ContiParticipation confirmed2014-08-25 14:41:59
6.luca desiParticipation confirmed2014-08-25 15:15:06
7.Martin HodásParticipation confirmed2014-08-26 07:03:50
8.Jiri TomanParticipation confirmed2014-08-26 08:47:03
9.Daniel BidaParticipation confirmed2014-08-26 16:57:38
10.Giordano ValerianoParticipation confirmed2014-08-26 17:58:23
11.Thomas MundyParticipation confirmed2014-08-26 19:04:13
12.Renan LopesDriver participation uncertain2014-08-27 17:22:50
13.Danny van der NietDriver participation uncertain2014-08-27 20:01:56
14.Jonny SimonParticipation confirmed2014-08-27 23:55:10
15.Patrik HolzmannParticipation confirmed2014-08-28 01:10:19
16.Muhammed PatelParticipation confirmed2014-08-28 10:50:13
17.Marek GodekParticipation confirmed2014-08-28 18:22:38
18.Chris de JongParticipation confirmed2014-08-29 19:42:51
19.Alvaro TorresParticipation confirmed2014-08-29 19:46:57

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 (2)
Rasmus Tali
Giordano Valeriano
Zoltan Csuti
Marco Conti
Patrik Holzmann (2)
Sebastian Dunkel

Official Warning for Racing Incident:
Mark Johnston
Alex Diaz
Carlos Martin
Daniel Kiss

Official Warning for Cutting/Extending Track:
Alvaro Torres (2)
Danny van der Niet (2)
Marek Godek
Norbert Leitner
Patrik Holzmann (4)
Daniel Kiss
Jiri Toman
Jonny Simon
Martin Hodas
Muhammed Patel

Official Warning for Launch Control:
Patrik Holzmann (2)
Daniel Bida

Penalties for USA-Indy:
Back of Grid, Feature Race:

Jiri Toman (Q1 Cut)
Patrik Holzmann (4x Warnings for cutting)

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 PreQualifying due to the number of allocations.

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 44 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 22 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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