ARS Touring Car Championship Season 2 Moderators: ART James (PSN: ART_James_95) ART Haighy (PSN: ART_Haighy96) ART Splurge (PSN: ART_Splurge) Stewards: ART Haighy (PSN: ART_Haighy96) ART Splurge (PSN: ART_Splurge) Hello and welcome to the ARS Touring Car Championship: Season 2 Thread! ARS will run a second season of it's most successful series yet! All races will be broadcasted live on the Nukeshot Motorsport YouTube channel, which is linked below: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtXyPxdhxqOMMx6YFXzICXw Spoiler: Race Calendar Race Calendar Races will always run on fridays. Round 1 Autodromo Interlagos 3rd July 2020 Round 2 WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 10th July 2020 Round 3 Autopolis Short 31st July 2020 Round 4 Tokyo Expressway - South Outer Loop 7th August 2020 Round 5 Nurburgring 24H 14th August 2020 Round 6 Brands Hatch GP 21st August 2020 Round 7 Goodwood Motor Circuit 28th August 2020 Round 8 Circuit De Saint Croix - B Layout 4th September 2020 Spoiler: Race Day Timetable Race Day Timetable. We will be using the same 2 race format, but with a twist. All times given in british standard time. 19:30 Lobby opens. free practice will take place during this time whilst players gather in the lobby. 19:45 Free Practice ends, break begins, and lasts for 5 minutes. 19:50 Qualifying starts, using the ppurpose made quali feature and lasts for ten minutes, once the session ends, race 1 will begin. 20:00 Race 1 starts, and lasts for 30 minutes. 20:30 Race 1 ends, there will be a 5 minute break before race 2. 20:35 Race 2 begins, with a reverse grid based on race 1 results, and lasts for 20 minutes. 20:55 Race 2 ends, incidents can be reported to stewards, privately. 21:10 Lobby is taken offline. Spoiler: Lobby Settings Lobby Settings Lobbies will contain a simple name for easy identification. Lobbies will be named "ARS TCC S2 Round X Room privacy will be set to "Friends Only". Room mode will be set to "Practice/Qualifier/Race". Start Type will be set to "Grid Start with False Start Check". Race 2 will be reverse grid based on race 1 finish order. Grid order will be set to "Fastest First". Boost will not be used. Slipstream strength will be set to "Real". Visible damage will be set to "On". Tyre wear will be set to "2x". Fuel depletion will be set to "1x". Initial fuel will be set to "Default". Grip on wet track/track edge will be set to "real". Tuning will not be allowed. Racing Medium will be the only tyre allowed. Ghosting will be set to "None". Shortcut penalty will be set to "Off". Correct vehicle coursse after wall collision will be set to "Off". Flag rules will be set to "Off". Countersteer assistance will not be allowed. Active stability management (ASM) will not be allowed. Traction control will be set to "No Limit". Auto-Drive will not be allowed. Spoiler: Car List Car List This series will use a select few cars from the Gr.4 Category, using a custom balance of performance that all drivers are required to use. Alfa Romeo 4C Gr.4 (3/3 Taken) 98% Power (289BHP) 98% Weight (999kg) Toyota 86 Gr.4 (3/3 Taken) 86% Power (308BHP) 84% Weight (1,008kg) Honda NSX Gr.4 (3/3 Taken) 73% Power (287BHP) 76% Weight (1,033kg) Hyundai Genesis Gr.4 (1/3 Taken) 82% Power (315BHP) 74% Weight (999kg) BMW M4 Gr.4 (3/3 Taken) 75% Power (295BHP) 74% Weight (1,010kg) Ford Mustang Gr.4 (0/3 Taken) 76% Power (300BHP) 71% Weight (994kg) Drivers are required to use the BoP provided, or risk a disqualification. Spoiler: Success Ballast Success Ballast if one driver dominates racess, they will be required to add weight to their car. This is success ballast. Drivers will add their success ballast depending oon their race result. 1st: +3% Weight 2nd: +2% Weight 3rd: +1% Weight A ballast reset will occur after round 4. Ballast Tracker: ART_Haighy96: +4% Weight (1,056KG) Rolandjupiter7: +6% Weight (1,080KG) TSR_Swablu: +4% Weight (1,040KG) TSR_JoeToGuy: +5% Weight (1,050KG) VLX_CJohn: +3% Weight (1,074KG) Spoiler: Livery Regulations Livery Regulations No homophobic, political, pornographic or racist designs will be allowed. if a competitors livery breaches the regulations in this manner, they will recieve a championship ban. A drivers racing number must be displayed at least 3 times on their car, on both sides and the hood/bonnet, they must also use the provided race number plate, which is linked below. https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/decal/7991201/6999227150975894536 All liveries must use the standard ARS number font, which can be found on the profile linked below: https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/profile/5122517/overview Teams are not required to use the same car, but must use similar liveries. Spoiler: Sign Up Method Sign Up Method All drivers/ team bosses must use the provided sign up template. Teams are not required to use the same car, but must run similar liveries, check "livery regulations". PSN Id: Car: Title Sponsor: Team Name: Racing number: Spoiler: Taken Sponsors Sponsors in use. Empty. Spoiler: Entry List Entry List 14/16 NS_Zokeo_9 (Commentator) NS_Mika_46 (Commentator) ART_Haighy96 ART_James_95 Rolandjupiter7 Johnwanderin Amuda74 TSR_JoeToGuy TSR_Swablu Wytor WanganGhost Jnd1502 CrazyJohn Thomlotus Reserve List ART_Splurge RLH_Shxrt77 Spoiler: Championship Information Drivers Championship. 1st: ART_Haighy96: 60 Points 2nd: TSR_JoeToGuy: 60 Points 3rd: TSR_Swablu: 55 Points 4th: Rolandjupiter7: 55 Points 5th: VLX_CJohn: 44 Points 6th: OnlyOne07: 25 Points 7th ART_James_95: 21 Points 8th: WanganGhost: 15 Points 9th: Amuda74: 13 Points 10th: John_Wanderin: 13 Points 11th: Wytor-: 13 Points 12th: ART_Splurge: 11 Points 13th: jnd1502: 1 Point Teams Championship. 1st: Team Simpact Racing: 115 Points 2nd: Arrows Racing Blue: 115 Points 3rd: Virtual Life Xperience: 44 Points 4th: Arrows Racing Team: 31 Points 5th: Golden Bear Motorsports: 26 Points 6th: Scuderia Sbinalla: 25 Points 7th: Lumi Motorsports: 8 Points 8th: R-Sport: 7 Points Points System. 1st = 15 Points 2nd = 12 points 3rd = 10 points 4th = 8 points 5th = 6 points 6th = 5 points 7th = 4 points 8th = 3 points 9th = 2 points 10th = 1 point Spoiler: Penalty System Penalty System We will be using the Sim Racing Federation rulebook, specifically, the Clubman Ruleset, the SRF rulebook can be found in the SRF discord, which is linked below. below are some links that may help you understand what we expect from our drivers, and threads we refer to when reviewing incidents, and a link to another ARS forum which has more penalties listed. The Good Racecraft Guide: https://www.gtplanet.net/forum/threads/the-good-racecraft-guide.183891/ The Rules Of Racing document by F1Metrics: https://f1metrics.wordpress.com/2014/08/28/the-rules-of-racing/ Related Discord Servers: Arrows Racing Series Server: https://discord.gg/Xp3US2e Sim Racing Federation Server: https://discord.gg/qvWUZqM We hope you enjoy another great season of racing at ARS!