Welcome to the first series of the Parity Racing Club: Parity Touring Car Championship Every Friday @ 22:00 GMT The PTCC tries to pay tribute to some of the most famous Touring Car Championships across the world, with cars and tracks that have become legendary! * * * 1. Parity Racing The PTCC will comply with the Parity System, well-proven in the WRS/3D3 championship: A capped lap time is set before the race, depending on the track. Every competitor must ensure he's not faster than this capped lap time during the race. Any car setup is allowed, but the drivers may use the power limiter and/or ballast in order to comply with the capped lap time. 2. Cars Alfa Romeo 147 TI 2.0 TWIN SPARK '06 Ford Focus ST '13 Honda Civic Type R '08 Peugeot RCZ '10 Volkswagen Scirocco R '10 Volvo C30 R-Design '09 All the cars must comply with the following regulations: Max. 380bhp Min. 1100kg Race tires (soft / medium / hard) or Wet tires only All available aero parts installed Number required The aero parts models, rims, and setup are entirely up to you, as long as you comply with these regulations and you are not faster than the capped lap time. 3. Circuits Brands Hatch Indy - 25 laps Red Bull Ring Short Track - 20 laps Twin Ring Motegi East - 15 laps Silverstone National - 20 laps Tsukuba - 20 laps Laguna Seca - 15 laps Nürburgring GP/D - 15 laps Suzuka East - 25 laps 4. Race settings All aids allowed No boost Real grip reduction on track edge Real slipstream Light damages Normal tire and fuel depletion Normal time progression Fixed weather (weather will be unveiled before the race) Grid start with false start check 5. Procedure of a round The PTCC will take place in 8 rounds, each round consisting on 2 races on a same circuit. The number of laps will depend on the circuit, for a 50km race. The round will go as follows: Practice - 15 minutes (the lobby will open a few minutes before for those who need more practice) Qualifying - 5 minutes Race 1 - around 20 minutes, Fastest First (order of qualifying time) Race 2 - around 20 minutes, Reverse Grid Based on Previous Race Results (reverse order of Race 1 finish) 6. Point 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 Pole Position - 1 point Fastest Valid Lap - 1 point 7. Penalties The Parity Racing Club encourages clean racing. Penalties will be applied in the form of seconds added to the final time of a driver in the following situations: Capped lap time not respected* Extra time x 10 (for example: 1'18 instead of 1'20 = 2 x 10 = 20 seconds penalty) Corner cut +5 seconds Unfair blocking or contact (pushing/leaning) +10 seconds * Except in case of slipstream. Also, if a drivers gets under the cap time during the qualifying session, the penalty will be applied to the first race. Repeated rules violations can lead to a ban from the Parity Racing Club. * * * You're all welcome to join. If you're interested, please join the Parity Racing Club and let me know which car and number you'll take!