ARS Touring Car Championship: Season 2! Sign Ups Open!

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  1. ART Haighy

    ART Haighy

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    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

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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)

    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.

    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:

    Sponsors in use.

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    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

    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

    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!
     
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2020 at 11:40 PM
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  2. John_Wanderin

    John_Wanderin

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    Location:
    United States
    PSN ID: John Wanderin
    Car: BMW M4
    Title Sponsor: TBD
    Team Name: Golden Bear Motorsports
    Number: 8

    PSN ID: Amuda74
    Car: BMW M4
    Title Sponsor: TBD
    Team Name: Golden Bear Motorsports
    Number: 54
     
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  3. Jim38737

    Jim38737

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    PSN ID: ART_James_95
    Car: BMW M4
    Title Sponsor: A Better Tomorrow
    Team: Arrows Racing Team
    Number: 95

    PSN ID: ART_Splurge (Reserve)
    Car: Honda NSX
    Title Sponsor: A Better Tomorrow
    Team: Arrows Racing Team
    Number: 93

    PSN ID: ART_Haighy96
    Car: Toyota GT86
    Title Sponsor: Toyota
    Team: Arrows Racing Blue
    Number: 96

    PSN ID: rolandjupiter7
    Car: Toyota GT86
    Title Sponsor: Toyota
    Team: Arrows Racing Blue
    Number: 94
     
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  4. DrifterJoe

    DrifterJoe

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    TSR_JoeToGuy
    Alfa Romeo 4C
    Car Barn
    Simpact
    27

    TSR_Swablu
    Alfa Romeo 4C
    Car Barn
    Simpact
    28
     
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  5. John_Wanderin

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    Where is everybody else?
     
  6. ART Haighy

    ART Haighy

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    That's a good question :/
     
  7. Sniparator

    Sniparator

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    Location:
    Germany
    PSN Id: Felixvhst
    Car: Honda NSX
    Title Sponsor: TBA
    Team Name: Baltic Sea Competition
    Racing number: 16
     
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  8. Wytor Leal

    Wytor Leal

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    PSN Id: Wytor-
    Car: Toyota 86
    Title Sponsor: Understeer Engineering
    Team Name: Lumi Motorsport
    Racing number: 23
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2020
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  9. WanganGhost

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    This sounds fun. Id like to join.
    PSN Id: WanganGhost
    Car: Honda NSX
    Title Sponsor: Castrol
    Team Name: R-Sport
    Racing number: 71
     
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  10. OnlyOne07

    OnlyOne07

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    Location:
    Spain
    PSN Id: OnlyOne07
    Car: Hyundai Genesis Gr.4
    Title Sponsor: SpaceX
    Team Name: Scuderia sBinnala
    Racing number: 13

    PSN Id: jnd1502
    Car: Hyundai Genesis Gr.4
    Title Sponsor: SpaceX
    Team Name: Scuderia sBinnala
    Racing number: 15

    I am afraid we won't be able to make it to the first round, but the next ones should be fine.
     
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  11. ART Haighy

    ART Haighy

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    Hi everyone! If you haven't already feel free to join our discord server, where our drivers and Broadcasters can socialise and chat about the series, linked above in the thread!

    A note to any GTPlanet admins that the Discord server does NOT contain any of the event information, and is for communication purposes only. Joining the server is also strictly OPTIONAL, and NOT a requirement to participate. All of the necessary event information is contained within the opening posts of the thread, and therefore doesn't break thread guidelines.
     
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  12. CrazyJohn

    CrazyJohn

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    Greece
    PSN ID: VLX_CrazyJohn
    Car: Honda NSX
    Title Sponsor: VLX / Manatee.GG
    Team Name: VLX eSports
    Number: 25
     
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  13. WanganGhost

    WanganGhost

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    I wont be able to make round 1. My bank is stupid
     
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  14. Tom Mcabe

    Tom Mcabe

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    Is it too late to join in ?
     
  15. ART Haighy

    ART Haighy

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    Not at all Tom
     
  16. Tom Mcabe

    Tom Mcabe

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    Location:
    United Kingdom
    PSN ID - thomlotus
    Car - Alfa Romeo 4c
    Title sponsor - Templewood
    Team name - TSM
    Number - 11