British Superstars Championship - Season 1 (Qualifying Stage)

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  1. mclarenLB

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    New thread for this as we are starting fresh, we ran into some roster issues with the previous layout which was my fault for running a stupid qualifying system. The 'Season 0' (as I am now calling it) did give us the opportunity to live test the series, and it should run lovely and smooth from now on as a result of those couple test weeks, thanks to all who turned up to those. Anyway...

    Welcome to the British Superstars Championship, where the goal is to get as many of the most talented drivers from the UK into a series of races, as well as promoting some of the most clean and fair racing in GT Sport.



    SEASON 1 QUALIFIER

    Any British Driver with an A Driver Rating or higher, and an S Sportsmanship Rating can register for the qualifier, either drop your PSN below or message me on PSN (mclaren6), and you will be added to the list of registered drivers. You will need to maintain a minimum of A DR and S SR, as those will be the join restrictions on the lobby.

    So unlike the qualifying system I used last time, all 16 seats are up for grabs in the qualifier, the qualifying event will run during the Week 11th June-17th June at a date and time to suit as many participants as possible.

    For the qualifier, we are using a heat system, the advantages of this are a) we can run different peoples qualifiers at different times, so not everyone will need to be available at once, and b) the qualifier can facilitate up to 32 players, as opposed to just running 1 lobby.

    So, everyone that registers for the qualifier will be put into a group of 4 (each of these groups of 4 will be balanced by Driver Rating seeding), each group of 4 will then do 2 races (detailed below), 1st, 2nd and 3rd from each group will qualify for the full season, 4th place finishers will be put into a last chance race for any remaining seats.

    We are using Kyoto Driving Park for Qualifying Races as it is a great track for battling and is not featured in the full seasons calendar.

    A few days before the qualifier, all participants will invited to a PSN Group Text Chat, which will be used for getting the lobbies together, general chatting and probably memes.

    QUALIFYING RACE 1
    Toyota S-FR (N100 BoP)
    Kyoto Driving Park - Miyabi
    8 Laps
    SM Tyres
    Grid in Driver Rating Order

    QUALIFYING RACE 2
    Audi R8 LMS (Gr3 BoP)
    Kyoto Driving Park - Yamagiwa + Miyabi
    4 Laps
    RH Tyres
    Grid in Reverse Driver Rating Order

    LOBBY SETTINGS
    Grid Start
    No Boost
    Real Slipstream
    No Mechanical Damage
    No Tyre Wear/Fuel Consumption
    Real Grip Reduction
    No Tuning
    Nations Cup Car Number
    Strong Shortcut Penalties
    No Contact Penalties (Penalty Points will see to this)
    Flag Rules On
    No Ghosted Lapped Cars
    No Reset Vehicle/Correct Course
    All Assists with the exception of ABS are Prohibited

    POINTS (PER RACE)
    1st: 3
    2nd: 2
    3rd: 1
    4th: 0

    In the event of a position tie after both races, the higher finisher in Race 2 will come out on top.

    Penalty Points will be applied for any dirty or underhanded driving tactics. A full penalty chart will be provided before the event.

    GROUPS
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    SEASON 1 DETAILS

    A calendar and full details will be provided after the qualifier, but here are some things you should know now:

    - The Season will run for 10 weeks, with a round of the season each week, however like the FIA championships, only around half of these weeks will count towards each players championship total. (So you could miss 3/4 weeks and its no problem, we all have lives :))
    - The Season will start around the time FIA does (estimated mid-june)
    - The Schedule will be designed to suit as many drivers as possible, and will not clash in any way with the FIA schedule.
    - The runtime (i.e time you need to be available for) each week will be 2 hours or less.
    - Certain aspects of the seasons lobby settings (Damage, Penalties) will be decided by the final roster as a collective vote.
    - The calendar features a wide variety of cars and tracks, with a few more relaxed races thrown in to break it up.

    There will be a couple things I've missed, so if anything is unclear or you have any questions, I'll be able to answer them.
     
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  2. force ewerby

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    hello there
     
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  3. mclarenLB

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    Greetings

    Your Interest has been noted.
     
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  4. Calster25

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    Let’s hope the qualifiers will have quality drivers so we can have a good time!
     
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  5. Matty28

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    Please sir can I join? I promise not to punt Mthomas into Season 2

    @force ewerby still DR S are we
     
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  6. mthomas_95

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    I'll pull a Rosberg and quit whilst I'm ahead

    Sign me up!

    There's no 'probably' about this
     
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  7. Miguelinho

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    Sign me up boi
     
  8. steviea712

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    I’d like to sign up please! Was gutted when I couldn’t make the previous qualifier so glad to have a second shot!

    PSN as per username, will send you a friend request :tup:
     
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2018
  9. Hirokram

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    Me me me me meeeeee :)
     
  10. Revver00

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    Good stuff, I would like to register my interest.

    Some drivers are really quick in the R8.

    I am not one of them :D
     
  11. Venster

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    Sign me up, I’ll give it a go again!

    Trying to remember the last time I drove the R8, probably brands circuit experience!
     
  12. Miguelinho

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    I'm not that quick anyway soooo :lol:

    Yeah same here, done a lot of liveries for the R8 but not a lot of driving lol
     
  13. mclarenLB

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    I'll add the participants list on Tuesday or something, already looking pretty juicy though :p:drool:
     
  14. Cuber Tom

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    In case it wasn't obvious, I would like to enter
     
  15. force ewerby

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    I'll be getting it back in a few weeks anyway, might as well keep it
     
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  16. mclarenLB

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    I'll make the groups on Sunday, this will also be the sign-up deadline
     
  17. Miguelinho

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    I'm assuming randomised groups?
     
  18. mclarenLB

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    DR seeded groups, I'll be making the groups very soon, just waiting on final confirmations, so by tomorrow night I'd say this should be more clear! :D
     
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  19. Jamie Ducie

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    Hey.
     
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  20. VeeDoubleU

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    Sure, however next week I am extremely busy but hopefully there's a qualifier time that suits me :)
     
  21. mclarenLB

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    So far it sounds like a good idea to have 1 set of groups go (probably the majority) on Friday night, and other groups go Saturday afternoon. If there's people that have both an issue with Friday night and Saturday afternoon, I'll put those guys in a group that runs mid-week or something :D

    If any international players want to go ahead and sign up now, I'll try to get as many of you in as possible. (Probably around 3 or 4)
     
  22. Hirokram

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    I’d have to go mid week, can’t do Friday or Saturday typically lol
     
  23. mclarenLB

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    No worries mate, I'm sure you won't be the only one, I can run in a midweek group with you at least no problem. Any idea what days/times in particular?
     
  24. VeeDoubleU

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    Wednesday to Saturday Afternoon isn't possible for me, this is my busiest week of the year so far typically, but if there isn't a possibility for me and plenty of other drivers to race outside those times, then don't worry about me, count me out etc
     
  25. mclarenLB

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    Could you do Saturday night then?
     
  26. VeeDoubleU

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    Yeah, anything after 7pm
     
  27. Venster

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    Would have to be after 8.30pm for me any day really. But obviously go with the majority.
     
  28. steviea712

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    I can’t do Friday but should be ok for Saturday, the later the better
     
  29. mclarenLB

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    So I think we are doing Thursday night, Friday night and Saturday night, probably 2 groups each night as it looks like we'll get 6 groups.
     
  30. mclarenLB

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    I'm currently in the process of setting the groups, they will be up shortly. By extension, signup is now closed.