GTP_WRS Week 26: Isle of Sardegna

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GT7 Week 26: Isle of Sardegna


Hotlap Event in Time Trial


Subaru WRX Isle of Man '16


Sardegna - Road Track - B Layout

:: Open to All GTPlanet Registry Members ::

:: Members are not obligated to take part ::

Overview (How Does This Work?):
  • You must be part of our registry to participate.
  • These are Time Trial Events, we have Online Races here.
  • Set the game up according to the event, car and track details below.
  • Save Your BEST LAP replay before exiting your session.
  • Be sure and run cleanly to the end of the first sector after setting your fast lap. If you exit right away, your time stamp may not show up in your replay.
  • Report your split times in here, so you can compare your pace to other racers, without revealing the full lap time. (Note: this is required if participating)
  • Our leaderboard shows how you stack up during the week, before the deadline.
  • Submit your lap via PM to our Fetchbot, before the event deadline.
  • On deadline day, we will publish the results in our leaderboard and in a thread in this section.
  • Identified replays will be checked by your fellow participants to be sure you meet the event regulations.

Race Details:
  • Mode: World Circuits > Time Trial
  • Track: Sardegna - Road Track - B
  • Car Type: Garage Car
  • Make: Subaru
  • Model: WRX Isle of Man '16
  • Max Power HP: 578 (Stock)*
  • Weight: 2,513lbs (Stock)*
Driving Options:
  • Transmission: Auto or Manual
  • Tires: Racing Hard(front and rear)
  • Driving Line, Cones, Markers: Optional
  • Traction Control | ASM | ABS: Optional
  • Brake Balance: Allowed
  • Countersteering Assist: Prohibited
  • Tuning: No Tuning Allowed: Power and weight are to be stock.
  • In-Race Multi-Function Display (MFD) Functions: Optional
  • Custom Wheels: Not Allowed
  • Custom Body Parts: Not Allowed
  • Paint and Racing #: Livery editor Allowed if available
Course Settings:
  • Time: Optional

Standard Clean OLR Rules (These Apply to ALL Events):
  • The event MUST be run using your registered PSN account.
  • The use of the clutch is strictly prohibited.
  • Use of the Handbrake is Prohibited.
  • No Contact with walls or other objects. Any contact with walls, no matter how minor, will result in a DQ.
  • At Least 2 Tires must be in contact with track at all times (See image below).
    • In situations where contact with the track is not possible because tires are airborne (above the ground), then the run is only legal if at least two tires in-line would have made contact with the track if the car were not airborne.
    • If track contact cannot be 100% determined, then consider it dirty.
  • Rumble/ripple strips are part of the track.
  • No contact with walls or objects, visible or invisible.
  • If you're not 100% sure that your lap is clean, then consider it dirty.
  • No hybrids.
  • No cheating of any kind,these are relaxed races and we are experienced racers, we know what times can be done,and we can read your mind. We will know.
  • Nothing that goes against the spirit of the rules.


Race Specifics (Rules for This Specific Event):
  • White Lines denote Track Boundaries except where backed by Red and White Rumble Strips.

Steward's Comments:

Have fun with this time aTTack!!!

Saving Replays, Viewing sector times and Submissions:
  • You need to make sure you use the 'Save Best Lap Replay' (ghost replay), not the 'Save Replay' (See pic below).
  • Before saving your replay ensure that you continue running after completing your fast lap until at least the end of first sector. This will ensure you have a complete replay.
  • To view your best lap replay, go to 'My Library' and watch the replay from there using the 'Replays' option.
  • While viewing your Replay, enter the live timing screen to view your sector splits. You will need to do this after your car has passed the sector markers to see it listed.
  • Simply post the splits that are shown in the live timing screen, and our Fetchbot will parse them and add them together for your total sector time.
  • When saving your fastest lap replay please ensure that you watch the replay to the end and that it displays your full lap time. Any replays submitted that do not show the posted lap time will result in a DQ.
  • Remember - When you submit your time you're also declaring that your run is 100% clean. We request replays for the purpose of verifying to all those concerned that the drivers claim is correct, which in turn safeguards the integrity of the driver, and just as importantly, the WRS. The golden rule is to check your replay before submission. If youre still unsure, check it again, ask for a second opinion and if youre still undecided, run the lap again.

(Best Lap Replay Save)


Thread rules:

The following information cannot be discussed in this thread (they can, however, be discussed on Discord or via other private IM service.):
  • Total Lap Time.
  • Any information which can be used to infer your total lap time.
  • If you choose to Share your Best-Lap Replay via GT7 before the deadline,your full lap time will be considered to be shared publicly which contravenes our rules. Even if you've only shared with Friends.
The following information can be discussed in this thread :
  • The first 2 sectors: T1 and T2 times.
  • Any settings discussion.



All submissions must be sent by PM (Subject title: GTP_WRS Week 26 Submission ) to (WRSFetchbot):
  • Please submit your FULL LAP TIME in the following format on a single line:
  • You will get an automated response within 15min, letting you know whether your submission was accepted, or if you had an error.
  • ?For those of you who were used to submitting replays on GT6, you no longer have the ability to export the files.?
  • If you have an error, don't panic. Just review the instructions for submission and submit again. If you are having trouble and cannot figure it out, please post your question in the race thread.
  • Users can ask the bot for the current submitted time by sending a message with the Subject: "GTP_WRS Week ### Get Entry" and any text in the body.
  • Users can delete their submitted time by sending a message with the Subject: "GTP_WRS Week ### Remove Entry" and any text in the body.
  • If you want to submit multiple times in the week just reply to the conversation with your new time. Fetchy always uses the last submitted time as the final one.
  • The deadline is Monday, October 10th 2022 11:59pm GMT
  • If you are unsure of the deadline try this site.
Why Use GMT?:
GMT is World Time and the basis of every world time zone which sets the time of day and is at the centre of the time zone map. GMT sets current time or official time around the globe. Most time changes are measured by GMT. Although GMT has been replaced by atomic time (UTC) it is still widely regarded as the correct time for every international time zone.

Replay Checking:
  • Division winners and overperformers will be required to submit a replay via the GT7 Share function for verification AFTER Unofficial Results have been posted.
  • Participants will be expected to check each others' replays for cleanliness, for replays marked in the Results thread as (Replay Verify Required).
  • Video/Youtube/Twitch replays are not accepted as a form of verification.


Good luck,
:gtplanet: & The WRS team.
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Accelerates like a GT3, stops like a GT4, turns like... well, a normal WRX.
Hard to mentally change modes between each phase of the lap to maximise performance, but Sardegna is a great little track to pound around trying to figure it all out.

@shoenboggie I think we've just had a collective brain fart not listing times properly. Need to post total time at T1 and T2 not the sectors themselves! Fetchy then reverse engineers the splits.

@shoenboggie I think we've just had a collective brain fart not listing times properly. Need to post total time at T1 and T2 not the sectors themselves! Fetchy then reverse engineers the splits.
Oh shoot, good point…. I went old school GT6…

@shoenboggie I think we've just had a collective brain fart not listing times properly. Need to post total time at T1 and T2 not the sectors themselves! Fetchy then reverse engineers the splits.

Good catch indeed, and because of that you both got removed from the board 😅 It was quite some debugging, but I found the issue, it's a bit technical...

Anyway: when fetchy comes across a post with splits it first marks the user' current run as 'outdated' (as to not get duplicates on the board), then it adds the new splits to the board as the new 'latest' one and the board is updated.

Now, in this/your case, because of the wrongly formatted splits, Fetchy was still trying the parse/add those invalid posts to the board (but it failed every time as they are invalid). But as a consequence of trying to add those splits, it marked your latest one (even though that was valid) as 'outdated' and thus 'removed' you from the board.

I've changed the logic to only mark the previous one as 'outdated' when the parsed splits are actually valid. This fixed the issue, but i've also added another sanity check to make sure we we have a 'newer' run, like in this case, it will not try to add/parse any older posts. So these two fixes will prevent this from happening again 👍
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Still some time to be gained, but I struggled in the last sector.
This lap I made an ok 1st and 2nd sector with unusual 3rd when out of the blue I gained 0.4 to my previous best - so I decided not to overdo it and called it finished.
Quick question to clear something up for me, when it says "no tuning - power and weight to remain stock", does that mean we can't setup our suspension or gearing also, or just no power adders or weight reduction?
Usually no changes can be made from the stock car. This means no parts added or changed and no setup changes. Tyres can sometimes be changed; each event will specify which tyres must be used.

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