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Race Department Forum Racing Season 34

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Welcome to the 34th season of Race Department Forum Racing! After a year where Jimmy Laad conquered his third title, we're back with yet another season. Will anyone be able to challenge the triple champ or will this be yet another season where the Brit shines?

Joining
Joining is quick and simple. Just make a post stating your interest to join, naming a team (F1, team and year) you'd like to sign up for.
A team can have a maximum of 2 drivers.

The Races
The most important part of the game. A race consists of the moderator making a post containing the words GOGOGO. After this, you must make specific posts in a certain order and time span as quickly as possible, depending on the type of race. A race will end when every contender finishes, or when 24 hours (or more, depending on availability of the moderator) have passed since the last finisher.

Sprint Race
As soon as a sprint race has started, you have to post "Finish". The one to post first wins.

Feature Race
When a feature race has started, you have to post "Start", then you have to wait 1h1min before posting "Pit", and after another 1h1min you must post "Finish". If you pit early, the hour and a minute is counted from the pitting, but penalties will still be applied. Times are based on the time stamp of your post (top left in the blue post-ribbon, hover your cursor over it to see the time).

Points
1st - 10
2nd - 8
3rd - 6
4th - 5
5th - 4
6th - 3
7th - 2
8th - 1
All others who finish - 1
DNF - 0

Pole Position (Feature races) - 2

Start times
The start times will be spread like following:
- A race can't start on the same hour, and;
- Every day will contain two races, making a total of 14 races this season.

The exact start times won't be given of course. It's the player's responsibility to keep track.

Gentleman's rule
In order to keep the game fun and interesting for everyone, you shouldn't set up email alerts for new replies in this thread. Past events have shown that it isn't healthy for the game itself, and that's it's more enjoyable for all participants if they're not used.

Penalties
You can't get a penalty for timing infringements in a sprint race. In the feature race, each minute you post a section of the race early will earn you a 30 minute penalty to your race time.

Tagging your team mate/other drivers during the race to get them to finish sooner is allowed.

After you post, you are not allowed to edit that post for 5 minutes. If you post early, you cannot re-post that same order, you must carry on from there and accept the penalty. This also applies to posting the wrong thing, where you must wait 5 minutes and post the correct thing. Your time will be counted from the correction onwards. After posting one of the components of a race (Start, Pit, Finish), if the same one is posted soon after, it will be classed as a correction. This means that times will be counted from that post. Penalties can still be given out for double posting within 5 minutes.

Inactivity
If you don't finish several races in succession, you will no longer be waited for regarding results. Furthermore, your seat can be taken by a new sign-up. If you finish again after having lost your seat, you'll have to join a new team.

Calendar:
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Standings:
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Teams and drivers

Coloni - Subaru

#1 Jimmy Laad
#2 Ben Utzer
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BAR Honda
#3 Daniel Harvey
#4 Sasha Jednak
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Spyker
#5 Jason Lutz
#6 Andrea Dovizioso
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Sauber
#7 Omer Said
#8 Oorjit Mishra
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Aston Martin
#9 Aidan Keranen
#10 Old Wolf
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I'll skip on this one. However you have to know that I didn't receive a notification for the "tag" so maybe it's the same for others
 

Benutzername

I breathe a lot. I guess i just really like air.
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I've already done extensive testing but i still couldnt figure out which track layout we should drive.
 
Hello people. Haven't been extremely active on the forums lately but hopefully now I will have some more free time and get some better results. I'm in but team TBA
 
I’ll put the deadline for signups to next sunday 00:00 CEST. If everyone could be so kind to let me know their cars for the upcoming season, that’d be great.

Also if you know anyone who might be interested whom I haven’t tagged please let them know the thread is up and running.
 
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