CMS Touring/GT4 Series
With the success of last season’s GT4 Series at CMS, and the introduction of new TCR Class car at iRacing it seemed only fitting to bring back the multiclass racing from two years ago with more cars to race with!! This season promises to be a mix of cars and circuits, some that are not normally used in the Pilot Series at iRacing, and with 12 regular season races There’s plenty of exciting racing week after week!!
The schedule works around the CMS North American Porsche Cup series, with racing beginning in February and running through the end of May!
You must be a member of the Champion Motorsports League at iRacing to race in this series and enter the server on practice and race nights.
To join, follow this link and Apply to the league: https://members.iracing.com/membersite/member/LeagueView.do?league=185
You are not required to sign up for this series, however it is recommended that you join the CMS Discord for notifications of practice and race information (the Discord channel is the only place this information will be posted) as well as just getting to know your fellow racers and make some new friends. We’re all about community at Champion Motorsports so click on the Discord link in the top right corner of this page and join our server!
There is no cost associated with this series, and all we ask for in return is your dedication to making as many races as possible so that everyone has a good time!
This series will use the iRacing “endurance” FIXED SETUP for all cars in the car classes list below:
Touring (TCR) Class
- Audi RS 3 LMS
- Honda Civic Type R TCR
- Hyundai Elantra N (CN7) TCR
- Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport
- BMW M4 GT4
- McLaren 570S GT4
- This series will have 60 and 75 minute races.
- Each class will have limited fuel tank capacities forcing a pit stop for fuel. All other pit strategies (tires, repairs, etc.) are up to each driver.
- The server race settings will have dynamic sky and weather and a random starting track state.
- Qualifying will be a 10-minute 2-lap solo session.
- Drive-through penalties will be assessed every 20 incident points.
- One fast repair will be available at each race.
- The series administrators will conduct a driver’s meeting prior to qualifying and the start of the race using the iRacing voice chat system. Driver’s need to have this turned on to receive specific information and rules as well as the ability to ask questions if needed.
- Drivers can also use the CMS iRacing Discord Chat for group or team use if needed.
The schedule is as follows:
||Watkins Glen – Boot
||Canadian Tire Motorsports Park
||Silverstone Circuit – Grand Prix
||Brands Hatch – Grand Prix
||Virginia International Raceway – Full Course
||Knockhill – International*
||Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya – Grand Prix
||Road Atlanta – Full Course
||Philip Island Circuit**
||Hockenheimring – National A
||Sebring International Raceway – International
||* Tartan Day
||** Indy RC if rescan released in S2
Points will be awarded at the conclusion of each race using the following scoring system:
1st place – 25 points
2nd place – 22 points
3rd place – 20 points
4th place – 18 points
5th place – 16 points
6th place – 14 points
7th place – 12 points
8th place – 10 points
9th place – 9 points decreasing by 1 point to 17th place – 1 point
18th place to last – 1 point
You must complete at least 50% of your class race winner’s total laps to earn points
Points will be awarded for each class separately.
The iRacing League Scoring System will handle keeping track of points, with manual adjustments by the admins due to not making half distance, class/car changes, penalties, etc.
Race Night Schedule
- 8:20pm or 8:35pm Eastern US Time – Server Session Opens for Practice
- 9:30pm Eastern US Time – Qualifying begins
- 9:40pm Eastern US Time – Race begins
- During the pre-season races drivers are allowed to switch between cars and classes for each race.
- When the season officially starts on February 9th, all drivers will be locked into the class and car they use for their first start of the season.
- Drivers are allowed to make a single car AND/OR class change a SINGLE time voluntarily during the season, however, all points earned to date will be forfeited when they are moved to the new car or class.
- Drivers that wish to change cars will need to notify the series Administrator before the server opens on race night. If the Administrator finds a car change without notification, points for that race will be removed and the driver disqualified from the standings.
- Drivers are encouraged to pick a car after the pre-season period and stick with it.
- More than one car change will not be allowed.
Rules and Regulations
- The CMS Incident Review Process will be used for driver issues not able to be resolved between the participants.
- All iRacing Sporting Code and CMS General Competition and Community Rules will be enforced at all times in the series as published and current on both the iRacing.com and cmsracing.com websites.
- All members are required and expected to have read and understood the rules and regulations and will be held to the standard of CMS and iRacing at the most professional level.
- Everyone must note the Orange Zone for each race, and understand that any incidents in the OZ are automatically submitted for review by the Administrators and could lead to a penalty.
For the 2022 Winter/Spring Season, the administrators for this series are:
This series has been created for one purpose only, fierce, friendly competition on the track with like-minded racers, providing a place for everyone to race and have a great time doing so.
While we have rules in place, we also don’t intend to add complication or pressure to perform on race night. We all started sim-racing from scratch, and regardless of your experience we want everyone to feel welcome here. So please, come in and make some friends and we’ll see you on the track!