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    Default NARS 2018 Spring - Round 6 - Nuerburgring GP

    NARS 2018 Round 6
    Nuerburgring GP
    Thursday, May 17th, 2018

    Track Download: Nuerburgring GP

    Classes: GT3, TC

    Event Details:
    Practice: 5:30pm Central Daylight Time (US), 10:30pm GMT - 165 minutes
    Qualify: 8:15pm Central Daylight Time (US), 1:15am GMT - 15 minute Private Qualifying - Unlimited Laps
    Warmup: 8:30pm Central Daylight Time (US), 1:30am GMT - 10 minute drivers briefing
    Race: 8:40pm Central Daylight Time (US), 1:40am GMT - 60 minutes

    Local Race Start Time: 12:00pm
    Start type: Manual Rolling (see below)
    Time Acceleration: 1X

    Driver Briefings:
    For the server password see THIS post.

    Orange Zone Info: (What is an Orange Zone? See rules & regs.)

    Orange Zone is through the exit Turn 4.

    1. All events will be run in 100% dry conditions for the entirety of the race but weather conditions such as sky, humidity, outside temp, track temp, wind speed and direction will change for each race.


    3. Fuel and Tire usage will be set to 1x.

    Warm Up Session:
    Once the Warm Up session has started THE TRACK WILL BE CLOSED for the Drivers Meeting and no one is allowed to be on track during the drivers meeting. If someone does go on track while the track is considered Closed they will get a warning message from the Admin to get off the track, if they do not get off the track after this warning in a timely manner their qualifying position will be forfeited and they will be put at the back of their class for the rolling start.

    Start Procedure:
    A: For this series, we will continue to use a modified rolling start. This will include a one-lap, single file rolling formation lap controlled by the driver that won the pole position for GT3 and TC. Once the race has started GT3 class will start their formation lap following the Pole Sitter at a pace speed of 60mph (100kph). The pole sitter for the TC class will wait at least 5 seconds before the TC class starts their formation lap at a speed of 60mph (100kph).

    A.1: If a driver other than the Pole sitter for the GT3 or TC classes advances past other vehicles during the formation lap, they are required to allow all cars in their class pass by them and start the race at the rear of their class. If they do not follow this procedure they will receive a NQ for the next race they attend.

    B: Be advised that as the game places you on the grid the car directly in front of you is NOT the car that you qualified behind. It would be the car ahead and in the opposite lane. As the leader starts rolling you need to allow the car in the row ahead and in the opposite lane to "fall in" behind the car directly ahead to achieve single file in the proper qualifying order.

    C: The race starting point will be:
    The race Start shall be the exit of turn 15 onto the Start/Finish line straight.

    D: Do not weave back and forth, abruptly speed up or slow down, or jam on the brakes in an attempt to warm your tires or brakes during the formation lap. This could easily cause an accident with another car anyone found doing so may receive a NQ for the next race they attend.

    E: If you lose control on the formation lap, you MUST let all cars pass and rejoin at the end. The penalty for not doing this is a no qualify at your next event. If you cause an accident on the formation lap, you will be DQ'd from the race results, and will receive a no qualify/drive thru at your next event.

    Pit sharing:
    Be aware that some of the tracks that we use will have less pit stalls than we have drivers. Therefore it is very likely that you are sharing a pit stall with another driver. The best way to deal with this is for you to always pit as far as you can to the inside of the pit stall. This way if the driver your sharing with pits on the same lap as you, there will be room for them to receive pit service as well. If done correctly this works quite well. If you have never done this I recommend you practice this until you feel comfortable with it. Essentially you are splitting the stall in half. If you pull too far to the side the crew will not service you. If you don't pull far enough to the side the crew will not service the driver you are sharing with.

    Track boundaries:
    Please stay within the white lines. It's really in all of our interests if you do here.

    Optional Downloads:
    TeamSpeak Chat Client Highly recommended to enhance your CMS Racing experience
    New improved CMS rF2 Spotter Plugin with CMS driver names! Highly recommended to greatly enhance your racing experience!
    Relative Time Plug-in to see all cars on track relative to your position, current position in class, and a color indicator to display driver's car class ** Note: This plug-in does not work in DX11 **

    Nuerburgring GP is now up on the server!
    Last edited by Don Fryman; 05-19-2018 at 08:36 PM.

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    Don posted a separate message on this but I'll add it here in the Nurburgring thread. Check the master post for the entire message. Remember, this is for the remainder of this series to give it some spark. Next series will be multi-class once again.

    Class and Car Changes

    4a: Effective with the Nurburgring race, drivers can race any car they want without penalty.

    4b: Drivers can switch cars at each remaining event in the series.

    The following is deprecated for the remainder of the series:

    4a: A driver's car/class for a season is determined by the car/class in which they race their first race in a CMS series.

    You are allowed one change of car and one change of class per season.

    There will be no changes of car or class allowed after the halfway point of the season, as this may have an adverse effect on points battles that have been developing during the season.

    In the event that a class population officially drops below 3 drivers (as indicated by change request in the official signup thread or class participation) the remaining drivers in said class shall be allowed (with pre-approval from the series director) to make a class change after the race halfway point of the season up to, but not including the final event of the season. Absolutely no class/car changes of any kind are allowed at the final event of any season.

    All car/class changes must be pre-approved via request by a PM to a member of the North American Racing Series staff before joining the race server in a different car/class. (Kyle House "house382", Dave Slee "DaveS", James Knowles "Tannat" or Stuart Barge "SBarge")

    Unauthorized model/class changes will result in disqualification from any and all events that the driver participated in while driving an unauthorized car.
    Last edited by Doug Atkinson; 05-10-2018 at 10:42 AM.

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    Race Review

    Race review has been posted!
    Please review the post before Thursday nights race.

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    Race tonight!!

    Never let up for a second....or that may be where you finish!

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    Server has been reset and is ready for tonights race.

    Never let up for a second....or that may be where you finish!

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