GTP_WRS/3D3 GT6 Career Championship

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  1. hasslemoff

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    Presents......

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    Introduction: Welcome to the GT6 WRS/3D3 online Career Championship, a Championship based around GT6 Offline but ran by the WRS/3D3 team online. With a starting credit of (based on when you join) are you able to make it to the heights of international stardom from the grass roots of the Novice Championship.
    Many features and Cups are available to keep the credits rolling in, while everyone is in with a shout to win a Championship.


    Main points of the Championship
    • Championship progression from Novice to International Stardom
    • Bonus Events
    • Fantasy Starting Budget which is tracked
    • Fantasy Credit for race results and Bonus events
    • Championship Points
    • Choose any car within Budget and Championship rules
    • Capped lap times (Excluding Certain Events/ Series)
    • Tuning Prohibited (Excluding certain events/ Series)
    • Chance for anyone to win a Championship

    The main Championships will be ran on a Sunday at 20:00 GMT with Bonus events been held at the normal times WRS_Online & WRS_TT.

    Winners

    Cup series
    The winner for each of the Cup series will be decided by the person with the most points over the 3 races.


    Note: Each Championship will have different regulations for the overall winner including Credits and Points


    Rules:
    • You must be registered on the official Registry which is even easier now How to Register
    • Races that have capped lap times cannot be exceeded (heavy penalty including points and credit)
    • Tuning Prohibited races, the power limiter is available to use
    • You must register for the bonus events to receive the credit
    • Cups where tuning is allowed you will not be charged for tuning parts (Unless stated)
    • You can purchase any car in the regulations for the cup series (unless stated other wise i.e GT300 cup)
    • Each Championship will have various credit winnings


    NEWS & LINKS

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    International B Championship

    :: Only Open to Qualified GTP_Registered Members ::


    Super Car Festival 550pp

    Time Slot Sunday 1st November 2015
    3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific / 20:00 GMT / Check Local

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    Course Settings
    • Course's: Monza, Nurburring GP/D
    • No. of Laps: Monza 10 laps / Nurburgring 11 laps
    • Weather: 0%
    • Weather Changeability: Fixed
    • Surface Water at Race Start: 0%
    • Time: TBD
    • Time Progression: TBD
    Car Selection Method
    • Car Selection Method: Garage
    • Car Filters: N\A
    • PP Limit: 550pp
    • Max Power Limit: Any
    • Minimum Weight: Any
    • Drivetrain: Any
    • Tires: Sports Medium / Sports Soft
    • Nitrous: Prohibited
    • Vehicle Tuning: Prohibited
    • Custom Rims: Allowed
    • Oil change: Allowed
    • Brake Balance Adjustment: Allowed
    Lap Time's not to Exceed
    • Monza Qualifying cap 1min 55 sec's
    • Monza cap 1 min 54 Sec's
    • Nurb GP/D Qualifying Cap 1 min 34 sec's
    • Nurb GP/D Race Cap 1 min 33.500 sec's
    Special Bonus of 100 000cr if you are .001 slower than the capped lap time without exceeding the time in the race and qualifying.


    Tuned Car Festival 600pp

    Time Slot Sunday 15th November 2015
    3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific / 20:00 GMT / Check Local

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    Course Settings
    • Course's: Apricot Hill, Daytona Road Course
    • No. of Laps: Apricot Hill 11 laps / Daytona Road Course 10 laps
    • Weather: 0%
    • Weather Changeability: Fixed
    • Surface Water at Race Start: 0%
    • Time: TBD
    • Time Progression: TBD
    Car Selection Method
    • Car Selection Method: Garage
    • Car Filters: N\A
    • PP Limit: 600pp
    • Max Power Limit: Any
    • Minimum Weight: Any
    • Drivetrain: Any
    • Tires: Sports Soft / Racing Hard
    • Nitrous: Prohibited
    • Vehicle Tuning: Allowed
    • Custom Rims: Allowed
    • Oil change: Allowed
    • Brake Balance Adjustment: Allowed
    Lap Time's not to Exceed
    • Apricot Hill Qualifying cap1 mins 22 sec's
    • Apricot Hill Race cap Cap 1 min 21.500 sec's
    • Daytona Road Course Qualifying cap1 min's 45 sec's
    • Daytona Road Course Race Cap 1 min 44 sec's
    Special Bonus of 100 000cr if you are .001 slower than the capped lap time without exceeding the time in the race and qualifying.

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    Basic Room Settings
    • Room Mode: PQR = Practice, Qualify, Race
    • Room Privacy: Public
    • Entry: Type GTP WRS to identify yourself if you don't use a GTP tag
    Room Settings
    • Room Comment: GTP_WRS CC Private
    • Room Type: Race for Real
    • Fixed Room Host: No
    • Max Number of Participants: 16 per lounge
    • Race Quality: Standard
    • Voice Chat Quality: Standard
    Qualifier Settings
    • Qualifier Format: Race Alone
    • Time Limit: Variable Mins
    Race Settings
    • Hold Races Automatically: Disabled
    • Start Type: Standing Start with false start check
    • Grid Order: Fastest First
    • Boost: No
    • Penalty: None
    • Tire Wear/Fuel Consumption: Normal
    • Grip Reduction on Wet Track/Track Edge: Real
    • Minimum Number of Pit Stops: 0
    • Require Tire Type Change: Off
    • Race Finish Delay: 180 sec
    • Visible Damage: Off
    • Mechanical Damage: Light
    • Slipstream Strength: Real
    Limit Driving Options
    • Skid Recovery Force: Prohibited
    • Active Steering: Prohibited
    • Active Stability Management (ASM): Available / Optional
    • Driving Line: Available / Optional
    • Traction Control: Available / Optional
    • ABS: Available / Optional
    • Handbrake: Prohibited

    International B Championship Points


    • 35pt - 1st
    • 33pt - 2nd
    • 31pt - 3rd
    • 29pt - 4th
    • 28pt - 5th
    Continue'd to 1 pt - 32nd


    Credit Results

    • 150 000 cr - 1st
    • 140 000 cr - 2nd
    • 130 000 cr - 3rd
    • 120 000 cr - 4th
    • 110 000 cr - 5th
    • 100 000 cr - 6th
    • 90 000 cr - 7th
    • 80 000 cr - 8th
    • 70 000 cr - 9th
    • 60 000 cr - 10th
    • 50 000 cr - 11th and below.
    DNF's (did not finish): Will not gain any points but will receive some credit.
    Disconections: If you DC after you have completed a quarter of the race you will be awarded the points and Credits of 3 place's below the position you were in.


    Capped Lap Time Rule's

    Quali
    • If you exceed the capped lap time in quali 90 sec's penalty, basically you should not be able to exceed the capped time without draft in qualification.
    • If you exceed the capped time in quali you are free to race from the front of the grid and a penalty will be applied after the race.

    Race
    • Drivers must take note of lap(s) were they exceeded the capped lap time (save replay), in case there are any questions.
    • Exceeding the capped lap time in certain situations is acceptable. Racing in close quarters, Catching Draft (slip stream) and the perfect unexpected lap.
    • Please use your own discretion so you are not gaining a huge advantage by going under the capped lap time, for instance you are running numerous laps under the capped time please show some respect to other drivers and slow at some point.
    • Exceeding the capped time while running alone numerous times will result in a penalty (dependent on situation)
    • If you are found to be abusing this system the Qualification penalty of 90 seconds will be applied.
    Please do not take the pee out the rule regarding the capped lap time's, this is to try and allow more close racing and the option to not watch the clock while in close racing, if people start bending the rules or taking the pee it will go back to the stricter rules. There is no excuse for spoiling the fun for everyone else.
    This has come about as most of the time people have exceeded the lap time while been in racing situations.

    Note: if you have set the car up wrong (to quick) you are free to stay on track and race, you do not need to leave, a quick note in the chat or on the mic after the race would be appreciated and the results will be amended.

    Edit: Any questions feel free to ask if you are unsure on the new rule's

    Formation Lap




    • After the qualification time is complete a steward will record the results.
    • The system will place all drivers on the grid and begin the countdown timer.
    • Drivers should remain stopped on the grid after the countdown timer.
    • A steward will announce the starting order and drivers should proceed into a staggered formation in the order called.
    • Pole sitter will choose his/her preferred side of the track and other drivers will alternate sides.
    • There should be no overlap between cars in the staggered formation.
    • Speed limit on formation lap is 62 mph | 100 km/h and pole sitter should maintain this speed (or less) to keep pack together, in particular in the final sector.
    • Weaving or other tire warming procedures are NOT allowed during the formation lap.
    • Pole sitter will exit the last corner and take care to give enough time to allow all cars behind to safely exit the final corner.
    • Start marker for N/A is the start/finish line.
    • The pole sitter should start the race by accelerating to race pace at the identified start marker (track specific and may or may not be the start/finish line).
    • All other drivers should accelerate after the driver in front of you does so.
    • No passing is allowed before the start marker.
    • Be cautious and courteous in the first turn. Dive bombing will be penalized and will not be tolerated.[/B]
    Track Boundary Guidelines
    Drivers are expected to do their best to stay within track boundaries per the OLR. Mistakes happens over the course of a long race and the random off or two will be overlooked in most instances, but if a pattern of boundary abuse is observed penalties will be handed out which include 15 seconds for a "minor" pattern of abuse, 30 seconds for a "substantial" pattern of abuse, and a DQ for "complete disregard" of track boundaries. In cases where penalties may not impact the driver (e.g. DC), the penalty may be carried over to the next event and may be applied as a 5 (minor) or 10 (major) grid spot penalty.
    It's up to the admins' discretion exactly what qualifies as "minor", "substantial" or "complete disregard". Going outside the rumble by a centimeter isn't as serious as a car length wide excursions into the run off area. Factors such as dirty air and traffic also come into play. If you find yourself going wide then the next lap you're expected to slow down a bit more to make sure you stay within boundaries. If you make the same mistake multiple times and you want to avoid a penalty you can always self-penalize during the race by lifting for a very brief period upon returning to the track. Continuing to hammer the throttle after repeated boundary overruns may very well end with a post race penalty.

    General Guidelines:


    • Contact with walls should be avoided. Wall riding/bouncing to gain time will be penalized and/or can result in disqualification. This includes pit entry/exit.
    • Rumble/ripple strips are part of the track.
    • Runoff areas are not part of the track.
    • If you overrun boundaries by accident, lift momentarily to make sure you don't gain any advantage.
    • Do not complete a pass that was made possible by going outside track boundaries.
    Track Specific Guidelines:

    • Red and White rumbles and tarmac are track.
    • Do not cross the white pit-in and pit-out lines.
    Standard Clean OLR Rules Apply:

    • Unless otherwise specified, all rules from the original WRS event apply.
    • You are expected to drive clean at all times as if you are racing in the WRS. All participants are required to follow the GTPlanet Online Racing Rules & Guidelines.
    • 3D3 Race Stewards (who are taking part in race, but will review the replay) reserve the right to kick out or invalidate the result of any driver from the Race Room for driving offensively. If you ignore any warnings from the stewards and are kicked out of the race room, you will not be allowed to participate in future 3D3 events.
    • Contact with walls should be avoided. Wall riding/bouncing to gain time will be penalized and/or can result in disqualification.
    • Rumble/ripple strips are part of the track
    • Runoff areas are not part of the track including green painted concrete.
    • Limit your contact with walls or objects, visible or invisible
    • No hybrids
    • No cheating of any kind
    • Nothing that goes against the spirit of the rules
    • Passing and Blocking: Aggressive blocking is not permitted, but the driver in front has the right to choose his/her line and braking point and drivers behind should respect that line. Be especially careful when you are on older tires than the competition as the speed difference may be significant. These events are "for fun" so just play nice and take a conservative rather than an aggressive approach when possible.
    Good Luck, OLR Team:gtplanet:

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    Super Car Fesival 550pp



    In the event of a field of 13-16 drivers we will disable mics and race with one grid. With 17+ we will split the grid (SEE Lounge Splits BELOW).

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    Eligibility

    This WRS-Online event hosted by 3D3 Racing is open to GTP_Registered members only. If you are not currently on the registry, join now by following the GTP_WRS Registration!


    Registration Instructions

    The following must be performed by every driver for every event:
    • Click the registration button above, fill-in and submit the online registration form (be sure to use the PSN that's listed in the registry)
    • Leave a quick note in this thread to let us know you've registered and any other comments.
    The following must be performed only one time per driver (not per event):
    • Submit the 3D3 Racing Online Driver Database Entry Form. Your information will need to be verified before you are added to the db and before your ID will appear in the registered driver table above. You can view the official driver database here.
    Registration Changes

    If you want to change your time slot, add a time slot or update your color choices just click on the registration link and fill out the form again and submit with new values. Your last entry will override any previous entries.

    Cancellations

    If for some reason, after you register for the event, you are unable to attend please click the registration button above and complete the form again selecting "cancel" as your status. Please also post a note in this thread as the table above can take some time to update.


    Delaying or Restarting Race Start

    Once the race countdown timer has started, the race will only be restarted in these cases:
    • Multiple drivers report a black screen/hang, instead of the 3-2-1 countdown.
    • One or more drivers get disconnected before race-pace has begun ("GO" for grid-starts, end of formation lap for rolling starts).
    • Steward realizes there is a condition that would lead to an unfair or poor race experience.
    Once the race countdown timer has started, the race will explicitly NOT be restarted for:
    • Latecomers, even if you've registered
    • Driver realizes he picked the wrong car parts (ie, tires) or driving options (ie, Auto tranny)
    Lounge Splits **NEW**

    A more formal formula will be used to determine lobby assignments.

    First, every driver that confirms their registration will be ranked using an event specific handicap equal to the minimum(best) of the following:
    1. Handicap from the official registry (driver does nothing, falls back on official handicap)
    2. Handicap from the official time trial (driver included in official time trial results)
    3. Handicap computed using an unofficial offline ghost lap replay
      • Must conform to all time trial rules and be attached to a post in the online thread
      • Submitted after TT deadline on Monday @ 23:59 GMT
      • Submitted at least 8 hours prior to the event start time
    4. Handicap computed using the best clean lap of an online steward observed qualification race
      • Tire wear set to off, but otherwise conforming to online regulations
      • 5 lap race: 1 out lap, 3 timed hot laps, 1 cool down lap.
      • Scheduled with steward ahead of time (plan ahead and request via thread)
      • Completed at least 3 hours prior to the event start time

    Second, we will sort the confirmed drivers 90 minutes prior to the race and divide them up evenly. If there are an odd numbers of drivers the extra driver will be assigned to the A room. At that point the stewards convene and assign a director and supporting steward for each lobby. Then at about 50-60 minutes prior to the race the room #s and driver assignments will be published to the thread.



    Reserves: Drivers with reserve status at 90 minutes prior to event start will not be included in the lobby assignments, but will be listed with their applicable handicap in a reserve list. They will have to request on the thread to be added to a lobby and the assignment will be at the discretion of the stewards. In that case handicap will be used as a guide, but there are no guarantees last minute confirms/entries will get the room you want and in some rare cases may not get to race at all (e.g. if the room split is such that there is two full rooms or if the new driver would create an additional room that wouldn't be supportable with the number of stewards available). Reserves will be handled on a first to request basis using the online race thread. Do not use the google form to confirm/register at the last minute, but use a thread post instead. If you are on reserve list or not listed at all in the lobby assignments do not join a room until instructed to do so.



    Abuse: Because confirming guarantees you a grid spot it's important that nobody abuses the status. If you are fairly confident (80%) you are going to make the race sign up as confirmed ahead of time, but it's important you update your status as you get more information and for sure no later than 90 minutes prior to the race. At that point if you are not 99% sure you should be on reserve. This is a courtesy we ask, not only for the admins/stewards, but also for the benefit of other drivers that have accurately stated their status. We're going to use a three strike rule. A confirmed driver that "no shows" will receive 2 strikes. A confirmed driver that cancels less than 90 minutes of the race, but before race start will get 1 strike. Three strikes in any 8 week period and the driver risks being suspended from the online participation for 8 weeks. We know "stuff happens" and real life comes first so this allows some forgiveness, but we can't manage multiple rooms effectively if we don't know at least a bit ahead of time who is going to be showing up and we can't have people taking advantage of the system to guarantee their spot at the cost of someone else.


    These rules will only apply for weekly Wednesday events where more than 16 drivers are confirmed. In the case of 16 or less the situation is more relaxed as the stewards just open up one lobby, all confirmed drivers are guaranteed a spot, and reserves are given grid spots on a first come first serve basis.

    Goals of these rules?
    • Creates lounges of similar paced drivers equitably without relying on honor based practice laps.
    • Allows drivers that have improved beyond their handicap to qualify in a "faster" lounge.
    • Allows drivers that did not have time to run the TT to submit an offline lap well after the official TT deadline.
    • Allows drivers to run in an online setup to qualify if they don't want to deal with offline replays. These could be done during any of the practice sessions as long as a steward is present to observe.
    • Allows drivers to fall back on registry handicap if they have no time to pre-qualify.

    We hope/expect the vast majority of drivers are covered by their handicap or TT result and the other two options are only used in a few cases each week. Drivers who have not been official processed should take advantage of #3 or #4 or they will be "approximately" assigned based on our best guess of their handicap.

    Also note that the above procedures will typically only apply to lobby assignments. Within each lobby there will still be a pre-race qualification session to determine grid order.

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    Credit Tracker

    Starting Credit 2015 500 000cr


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    Please only enter the value of the car you purchased for each event once, you cannot exceed the amount in the total credit available.
    If you have made a mistake please do not re enter the value, either send a PM or make a post in the thread.

    Rules
    • Your name will show on the credit tracker after your first event
    • Prices of cars will be randomly checked and you will receive a penalty if the prices do not match.
    • Follow the event rules you register for which cars to purchase
    • You have 48 hours after the event to enter the value of the car (penalty acquired if not)
    • Late starters ( or miss a championship) starting credit will be reviewed on a individual basis.

    Please click the link below to show the full drivers Garage List

    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet...LygMZt3QOGlc2AdXDkk/pubhtml?gid=0&single=true


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    Bonus Credit Events

    Follow this page for the classic coffee break were you can earn extra credit to spend on your cars by joining selected 3D3/WRS events, including the Weekly Time Trials, Weekly Online Races and Special Events, Details will be posted in the thread and added to this post.

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    Triple 24 Minutes of Spa-Francorchamps


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    Make sure you register below to be eligible for this event. You will have to re register for every bonus event


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    Check this out, folks, :cheers: to @hasslemoff for getting this wild idea running! :tup:
     
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    And be sure to give this OP a like, as there has gone a lot of planning into this championship. Hats off to @hasslemoff :bowdown:
     
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    Very nice work @hasslemoff . This is a really good concept for a WRS racing series. Between this and the Suzuka F3 race, plenty to do for the next month.
     
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    Great work Hasslemoff!
    Sundays are family in Latin Countries so I might not always be there but will try to participate
     
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  13. Thematic

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    In "News & Links" the existing dates should probably be September.
     
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    Good catch, fixed. :tup:
     
  15. Iceman220

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    sounds good :D
     
  16. Eggstor

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    This looks very interesting. I think I'll give online racing another shot.

    2 questions:

    - Is the cost of the oil change counted against the limit?
    - Is the cost of complying with the tire regs counted against the limit?
     
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  17. mr_lab_rat

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    This looks like another brilliant idea from Paul (my best ever racing experience was the GT300 Triple Crown).
    Is this just three rounds or is it going to continue after that? I can't commit to longer series but these three look like a blast.
     
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  18. alexamenos

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    Registered. I won't be around for the Oct 19th races, but I gather 100% participation in all events is not mandatory.
     
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    Nope they are not, we have no way of keeping track of all the extra costs like oil change, Tyre's and Tuning parts so only the price of the car is taken into account.

    Car and Tyre choice is up to you as long as you meet the regulations in the event and don't over spend.

    Nice to see you are going to give online racing another a go :tup:



    The Amateur Championship is just 3 rounds but the Career Championship is ongoing for the life of 3D3/WRS in GT6 real life dependent.
    People are free to join any race they want or gain extra credits by joining the bonus events, the intention is to sort of follow suit of Gran turismo Offline but online, starting with the Amateur Championship and working its way up to top end race cars.

    Each Championship will be different but will last for around 4 weeks, so when we make it to say the GT300 that championship should be no more than 4 weeks, late starters or people who miss championships will still have the chance to race by review of there starting credit for the Championship.

    So you don't need to commit to the full Career Championship series :sly:


    As with all WRS/3D3 Events its not mandatory to participate in all of them the choice is your's :)
     
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  20. mr_lab_rat

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    Sweet, that answers my question perfectly. Thanks.
     
  21. Gameratwork99

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    A brilliant idea! Definitely signing up!
     
  22. roamer2629

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    So let's see if I get this right: We got 20.000Cr towards our first car for the Sunday cup, within the lap and cost limits any car goes, then Cr will be assigned according to position. This credits will then be added to the original 20.000? Or The money we spend in week one is gone? Tuning is prohibited in the first three cups at least so, how are we supposed to buy the second car if we did badly at the first cup?
    I'm a bit confused as you may see :boggled:
     
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    Notice everyone in 11th place and below gets 5000 credits. So 20 000 minus the cost of your first car plus 5000 winnings (at least) plus any bonus credits (I notice you're not signed up for the TT bonus credits in post #5) minus any penalty credits, is what you will end up with for getting the 2nd car. Of course, you don't *have* to buy a new car for the 2nd or 3rd Cups because all 3 have no drivetrain or other restrictions other than PP and tires used.

    NOTE: You can use the Power Limiter in Tuning Prohibited rooms as well, which would also allow you to use the same car for multiple Cups.

    With guaranteed Cup payouts, and guaranteed bonus credits for submitting in TT's each week, you should be fine.

    Also note it's a parity formula, so everyone should theoretically be going to same speed and anyone can win. :tup:
     
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    Speaking of that TT bonus credits, when do we have to sign up by? The graphic says it ended Thursday at midnight GMT (or 7 pm CDT).

    I do have a good candidate for rounds 1-2 if I was too late to get that extra $2.5K. It probably is too quick for the first round for the faster drivers, but I am Captain Slow's American cousin.
     
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    I believe that is an error in the formula and that the intended deadline for signup for bonus TT credits is the actual TT deadline, but let's wait for Paul to confirm. I see how to easily fix it, but will wait for him to answer. In any case, it's showing you on the table now so take a screenshot as evidence. :p
     
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    Am I correct in thinking, running quicker than the target even if draft aided will be penalized if you do not concede the 2 seconds back on the next lap? At Autumn Ring the draft will not help, but GVE has a pretty long straight and it might give you a few tenths. Maybe in a few days when people figure out what cars they want to run, we can do some testing.

    Edit, thinking about this you could not figure out who was draft aided or not, so I will need to set up the car with that in mind.
     
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  27. Gravitron

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    For these first few with slow road cars I doubt draft will come into it much but yes, you are correct about the penalties.
     
  28. hasslemoff

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    Yes once you spend your credit you loose it, you can keep the same car for all 3 Cups, its only a Championship were you need to buy a new car.
    Think of how you start in Gran Turismo Career mode, you buy a cheap car run a few events untill you have a few credits, but instead of adding tuning parts you could use the Power Limiter.

    Overall Championship winner: The overall winner for the Amateur Championship will be decided by the Driver with the most Total Credit at the end of the Championship (Bonus Events included). ;)

    Yes it is meant to end Monday at 0:00 GMT, thank you for spotting it, it will be changed later on today when I get back home.

    Yes, you need to comfortably run under the lap time to allow yourself to not go over, so if you get a good lap and have draft you still do not go over, so maybe look at hitting lap times within half a sec or more of the capped lap.

    Each track and capped lap time has been chosen to try and be beneficial to each type of car.
     
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  29. Thematic

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    Registered. I may not make it on the 19th, either.
     
  30. Gameratwork99

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    Forgot that a paint job costs more money than I can afford. I re-sent a submission without reading the "Do not re-submit" text at the bottom :dunce:. What will I do?