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Thread: Brazilian Stocks - January 8th - Goi‚nia - Pre-Race Brefing

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    Default Brazilian Stocks - January 8th - Goi‚nia - Pre-Race Brefing

    Welcome Drivers:
    Here are details for the 1st round of The Battle of the Brazilian Stocks 2019




    (Att: All Drivers!)Drivers interested in registering for this series, !PLEASE GO HERE TO PICK A CAR, SEE THE SHEDULE, POINTS SYSTEM AND GET FILES RELEVENT TO THE SERIES!

    All drivers are welcome.
    Round 1 of The Battle of the Brazilian Stocks 2019 is Tuesday, January 8th, 2019, Qualifying at 8PM CST/9PM EST

    Location: Autůdromo Internacional de Goi‚nia, Goi‚nia, Brazil - 2.383 miles / 3.835 km


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    ~ In your TRACK list, the track is:
    " Goi‚nia/Goi‚nia "
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    ~ Race length is 2 x 25 minutes (two 25 minute races)
    ~ Qualifying session will determine grid for race 1.
    ~ The starting grid for race 2 will be the top 10 finishing order of race 1 reversed!
    ~ Race Pit Speed 37mph/59kph (pitstop not required)
    ~ Do not use off-course areas to gain an advantage.
    ~ Please Note that we will be doing a rolling start for this series!
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    Race Day and Time: Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
    Server Name: MNRL CMSRACING.COM
    Qualifying at 8PM CST/9PM EST (15 minutes)
    Warmup, 5 minutes,
    Race 1 (25 minutes)
    5 minute break/warmup
    Race 2 (25 minutes)
    ~ Server Settings

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    ROLLING START PROCEDURE
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    ROLLING START CONTROLLED BY THE PACE CAR!
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    WHEN THE TIMER RUNS OUT PROCEDE DOUBLE FILE AT A PACE SET BY THE PACE CAR.

    PLEASE WATCH FOR STACK BRACKING (THE PACE CAR WILL BE SLOW IN THE CORNERS)

    PROCEDE IN A SAFE MANOR LEAVING A REASONABLE GAP BETWEEN YOU AND THE CAR IN FRONT OF YOU.

    ~ BRAKE WARMING IS ALLOWED BUT PLEASE DO SO AS TO NOT CAUSE STACK BRAKING OF THE CARS BEHIND YOU.

    ~ TIRE WARMING IS NOT ALLOWED.

    ~ IF YOU SPIN OFF THE TRACK DURING THE FORMATION LAP PLEASE REJOIN AT THE BACK OF THE FIELD.

    ~ AFTER THE PACE CAR LEAVES THE TRACK AND ENTERS THE PIT THE LEADER WILL HOLD PACE SPEED.

    ~ RACE BEGINS WHEN YOU SEE THE GREEN LIGHTS ON SCREEN.

    ~ORANGE ZONE RULES ARE IN EFFECT FOR THE START OF THE RACE

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    Race review and penalties:
    The race start may be reviewed by the review team if an admin deems it nessasary or a protest is filed as well as review any incidents during the race for which an incident protest was filed.
    Penalties may be issued as appropriate. The results of these reviews will be posted no later than one week before the next event.
    All drivers are required to read the race review/penalty thread before the upcoming race so that they will be aware if they are required to serve any penalties.
    Any driver receiving a penalty will also be notified via PM.

    !!!PLEASE be familiar with CMS rules and regulations!!!
    Rules, Regulations and Protest Procedure

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    Server should be up shortly after the previous race.
    In the SERVER LIST, look for
    MNRL CMSRACING.COM ...
    Server Password:Server password.jpg

    NOTE:
    If you can't see the sever on the list please use LiveRacers Join link.
    The sim must NOT be running when you click the Join button at the top of LiveRacers.
    Here is a link MNRL LiveRacers.


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    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FROM THE CHIEF STEWARD:

    As usual, the lift/blip May be in effect, depening on the car. Repetitive speedshifting
    may result in motor damage and failure.
    Lift and Blip Video

    Do not forget that, in this series, tire sets are limited to 10 per race weekend.
    When you escape the track, you must go into the garage and manually change the tires if you want fresh rubber.
    If you do not manually change the tires, you will exit the garage with the tires you were just running on! (First page, top left hand in garage options, can't miss it)
    Optionally, you can call for a pit stop while on track, (make sure you call for new tires) drive into the pit box change your tires and drive back out onto the track.
    Note: Pit speed starts as soon as you leave the track onto the pit road. If you pit during the race, (not required) don't speed, you will get a penalty.

    It is up to the drivers to note and remember this.

    If you run out of fresh tires, exit the server, close AMS, relaunch, and now you will have 10 new sets of rubbers to play with
    We are not forcing drivers to stay the full race weekend with only those 10 sets.
    The limited tire sets option provides some strategic options (potentially) and that is what we are concerned with here.
    It also allows us to view tire wear in more detail in game (garage and HUD) and that adds value to using this option as well.

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    Circuit History
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    The Autůdromo Internacional Ayrton Senna at Goi‚nia is undergoing something of a resurgence, providing a sharp reversal of a decade or more's neglect and decline.



    The circuit in the Goi‚s region of Brazil was one of number of circuits which sprang up in the 1970s to capitalise on interest in the sport in the wake of Emerson Fittipaldi's F1 successes. Goi‚nia was envisaged as being a hub for outdoor sporting activities and land was secured for these purposes, with the landowners donated half of it and the municipality buying the remainder.

    Construction began in 1973 and was executed at a frantic pace. FISA had included the new circuit on the calendar for the World Championship for Makes (for sportscars), twinning the September event with the traditional October Buenos Aires 1000kms in neighbouring Argentina. It was touch and go whether Goi‚nia would be ready, but the cancellation of the Argentine leg of the overseas trip led to the inevitable dropping of the Brazilian event. Contractors thus were able to take their time and complete the circuit in anticipation of the 1974 season.

    When it opened on July 28, 1974, drivers and riders found a modern and fast circuit, with gentle elevation changes and ultra-modern facilities. The concrete pit garages complete with viewing terraces above, imposing control tower and large covered grandstand were all comparable with the best in the world at that time. An innovative feature was the continuous spectator bank around the perimeter, which allowed huge crowds to gather and enjoy the racing with a grand view of most of the circuit.



    Goi‚nia was considered to be very safe, particularly for motorcycle racing, boasting huge run-off areas which required very little in the way of armco barriers, save for the around the circuit perimeter. Even today's modern 'Tilkedromes' with their swathes of painted asphalt pale in comparison.

    The abortive brush with the World Sportscars was the first and only chance that Goi‚nia had to gain international class car racing in its early years; when the 1974 calendar was published there was no South American leg. Nevertheless, Goi‚nia carved out a reputation as a venue for regional and national level racing and regularly hosted the region's biggest sporting events.

    The search for a signature event continued into the 1980s, when finally organisers managed to tempt the Motorcycle World Championships over for the first Brazilian Grand Prix in 1987. Wayne Gardner took victory for Honda in the 500cc race. Two more events followed in 1988 (won by Eddie Lawson) and 1989 (won by Kevin Schwantz). Riders loved the circuit and the atmosphere among the crowds of up to 100,000 who turned out to watch was electric.

    Time, however, was not being kind to Goi‚nia's track surface, which was beginning to break up and become uneven. A complete resurfacing was required and, when not forthcoming, the FIM had no hesitation in dropping the circuit from the calendar and electing to race instead at first Interlagos, and then Rio's JacarepaguŠ circuit.

    In the 1990s, the circuit was renamed in honour of Ayrton Senna after the Brazilian's death, though in reality he had never raced at Goi‚nia. Racing continued, with the local stock cars, truck and superbike series all featuring.

    A resurfacing project was eventually approved and carried out by the municipality, but this turned out to be a disastrous botch job. Instead of using asphalt designed for the rigours of racing, the circuit was treated with the road surface used on the streets of the city; almost inevitably, this proved inadequate and was soon in a worse state than the surface it had replaced.

    And so began the period of decline. Brazil's major championships began dropping the venue from their calendars until it reached the point that the circuit was virtually abandoned, save for a handful of local races. Still owned and operated by the municipality, the circuit's operating budget was gradually reduced, to the point where is was reported that electricity was turned off completely between events and site security patrols cancelled. Vandalism became common as the circuit became a gathering ground for less desirable elements of society. Dead bodies were even found dumped within the grounds as the circuit became caught up in the city's drug wars.

    By 2011 the regional governor had had enough and announced plans for a new facsimile course to be created in a neighbouring district a few miles away. Funds for the circuit would be raised by private investment and proceeds from the sale of the land occupied by the current circuit, which would be turned over to condominiums. Hermann Tilke attended the announcement and design plans were circulated, although contracts were still to formally be negotiated.

    The writing appeared to be on the wall for the original circuit, however, opposition began to grow. The original landowners threatened to take the local government to court, as they had placed a covenant on the sale in the 1970s that stipulated the land could only be used for public sporting events. Estimates of the revenue the land sale would generate also proved wide of the mark and political opponents began questioning the project's viability.

    With no realistic offers for the land on the table, the governor announced a u-turn in 2012, cancelling the new circuit and instead making R$ 30 million available for renovations of the existing facility. Work started immediately, including the removal of more than 70 truck loads of rubbish from the site.

    Major construction works began in summer 2013, including the demolition of the original pit buildings, control tower and media centre, to be replaced with new facilities to FIA standards. The troublesome track surface was also addressed, with a complete resurfacing ordered, this time to proper racing standards. In addition, the grandstand was refurbished and a new car park with 10,000 spaces built, while retaining barriers and walls around the circuit perimeter were renewed.

    The plans eventually envisage the creation of a multi-sports facility, with an arena, a park with basketball courts and a skating rink all set to emerge. Work on the circuit itself is scheduled for completion in April 2014 when it will host a round of the popular Stock Car Brasil series.
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    Excellent pre-race post Joe, and thank you for the updated race review process and rules change. Also good call on "no tire warming" on this pace car formation + rolling start.
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    It's noted in the OP pic of the server settings, but...

    ONE FINAL REMINDER for all drivers. Do not forget that, in this series, tire sets are limited to 10 per race weekend.
    When you escape the track, you must go into the garage and manually change the tires if you want fresh rubber. If you do not manually change the tires, you will exit the garage with the tires you were just running on! (First page, top left hand in garage options, can't miss it)

    It is up to the drivers to note and remember this.
    Again, this is a final reminder!

    If you run out of fresh tires, exit the server, close AMS, relaunch, and now you will have 10 new sets of rubbers to play with
    We are not forcing drivers to stay the full race weekend with only those 10 sets. As previously explained, the limited tire sets option provides some strategic options (potentially) and that is what we are concerned with here. It also allows us to view tire wear in more detail in game (garage and HUD) and that adds value to using this option as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason Whited View Post
    It's noted in the OP pic of the server settings, but...

    ONE FINAL REMINDER for all drivers. Do not forget that, in this series, tire sets are limited to 10 per race weekend.
    When you escape the track, you must go into the garage and manually change the tires if you want fresh rubber. If you do not manually change the tires, you will exit the garage with the tires you were just running on! (First page, top left hand in garage options, can't miss it)

    It is up to the drivers to note and remember this.
    Again, this is a final reminder!

    If you run out of fresh tires, exit the server, close AMS, relaunch, and now you will have 10 new sets of rubbers to play with
    We are not forcing drivers to stay the full race weekend with only those 10 sets. As previously explained, the limited tire sets option provides some strategic options (potentially) and that is what we are concerned with here. It also allows us to view tire wear in more detail in game (garage and HUD) and that adds value to using this option as well.
    Im looking forward to this series. At this Goiania track, tires looks marginal, very on the limit, to 25 minutes at x2.

    About tire usage: Maybe, for future series, we should create a rule for it. To really enforce the necessity. Like, starting Qualy, nobody can leave the server. If leave the server, no matter what, you will have to start from the pitlane.
    This is something that some leagues do, and usually it works well. Also, reduce the number of sets to 3 or 4. This way strategy will really, really play a significant part on the event.
    Just something to think about for the future.
    Last edited by AngeloRacer; 01-04-2019 at 02:12 PM.



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    Quote Originally Posted by AngeloRacer View Post
    Im looking forward to this series. At this Goiania track, tires looks marginal, very on the limit, to 25 minutes at x2.

    About tire usage: Maybe, for future series, we should create a rule for it. To really enforce the necessity. Like, starting Qualy, nobody can leave the server. If leave the server, no matter what, you will have to start from the pitlane.
    This is something that some leagues do, and usually it works well. Also, reduce the number of sets to 3 or 4. This way strategy will really, really play a significant part on the event.
    Just something to think about for the future.
    Impossible to enforce without driving away most.

    But, that's why I said you need to leave the entire game and restart it, rather than just leaving the server and coming back in. If you just leave the server, AMS will store the data about your tire sets and you will come back in with the same tire sets.
    Initially, you could just leave the server, rejoin, and have all new sets. Reiza fixed that, and it was intended to be the sort of thing you are saying where once you come into a race weekend, you have those sets and that's that...if you leave and come back, the info is stored and comes back with you.
    It, however, never really worked as intended...so there is a "loophole" where leaving the entire game and restarting resets them.

    Another league I race in...in F1 we were limited to 3 sets for the race weekend.
    Initially, admin thought Reiza had it fixed so that even leaving the game didn't reset the data. (I had already noticed otherwise, but at first I didn't say anything)
    Practice comes (and we're hour and a half or so out from q) and cars are leaving and rejoining constantly. Someone points out it's because tire sets are enabled, plus we use the tow time stuff, so if you crash hard and escape to pits, sometimes you'll sit there 15 solid minutes or more waiting for tow and repairs.

    Guys just leave, come back in, go back on track.
    Those that try to hide that just say they got disconnected, or CTD or whatever. ...can't really prove otherwise, and can't expect 20 plus guys to come in hours early and stay put without deviation. ..and, like I said, trying to enforce it just drives them away. I'd imagine we'd run into similar issues. I don't feel, at this time, with the limited nature of the features, that it's worth it to deal with.
    So for now, this is as good as it gets

    But I agree with you...would be cool if it could be enforced or the sim did save all that data and a driver couldn't hide from it by leaving and coming back.
    Often, I've sat in the pits for 10 or more mins at the other league, waiting for tow and repairs because I destroyed the car on a suicidal hotlap at quali. I always observe the rule, not because I have to, but because it is immersive to me. But then again, I probably do a few things that put me at disadvantage sometimes for immersion's sake. I don't mind I prefer the immersion over "winning". But....some others, not so much.

    Good thing here is, with the x2 accelerated tire wear, it's going to be quite a challenge, as you pointed out, anyways. So, there is that!
    It will be tough at Goiania to do 25 minutes under race conditions on a single set of tires. We may see a puncture or two, and those that stay up front and succeed there will be those that watch after their tires very closely. Easy to chew them off chasing a car, then catch them and realize there are no tires left to actually do anything but follow.

    It will be really....really interesting

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    Would be nice to simulate RL rules in another season in the future regarding tires, and race format too if possible. Since AMS has this feature where other sims are falling short, it's a shame not to use it to full extent. I hope that's what admins are gearing for.

    Edit: Sorry I didn't see the above two posts (my phone did not update the page I guess).
    Last edited by Jon Uyan; 01-04-2019 at 03:06 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason Whited View Post
    Impossible to enforce without driving away most.

    Another league I race in...in F1 we were limited to 3 sets for the race weekend.
    Initially, admin thought Reiza had it fixed so that even leaving the game didn't reset the data. (I had already noticed otherwise, but at first I didn't say anything)
    Practice comes (and we're hour and a half or so out from q) and cars are leaving and rejoining constantly. Someone points out it's because tire sets are enabled, plus we use the tow time stuff, so if you crash hard and escape to pits, sometimes you'll sit there 15 solid minutes or more waiting for tow and repairs.

    Guys just leave, come back in, go back on track.
    Those that try to hide that just say they got disconnected, or CTD or whatever. ...can't really prove otherwise, and can't expect 20 plus guys to come in hours early and stay put without deviation. ..and, like I said, trying to enforce it just drives them away. I'd imagine we'd run into similar issues. I don't feel, at this time, with the limited nature of the features, that it's worth it to deal with.
    I hear you Jason, and understand. Just saying that is possible to do it. Of course, you can only enforce the rule starting on the Qualifying session. The practice session remains free. The rule was created, as you said, because of this loophole. After all, is the driverīs responsability take care of his connection. Thatīs why the rule is very clear. No matter what, if you leave the server on the Q session or WarmUp, you have to start from pitlane. If you choose to not do the Q session, you will start from the back of the grid normally.
    But, as I said, is something to think for the future and maybe test it in some fun races.



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    Another reminder: Map a button to use push to pass!
    During practice, Q and warmup, you cant use it. But on the race you will have plenty, and it really makes a difference.



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    Quote Originally Posted by AngeloRacer View Post
    Another reminder: Map a button to use push to pass!
    During practice, Q and warmup, you cant use it. But on the race you will have plenty, and it really makes a difference.
    Yes, nearly forgot
    Ty Angelo.

    Another reminder: Map a button to use push to pass!

    In the controls options it's listed as "temporary boost".

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    Shut uP!

    There goes my "secret" WMD...

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