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webb770
31-12-2015, 15:02
Afternoon all,
After 2 successful seasons, the ARC has made the move to GT3'S!
Although alot run similar, we have looked for a format that suits the racing for all and not a particular type of driver.
I have posted the full rules below but should you wish to have a look around our new website or register for the series, visit thearc.freeforums.org
If you have any questions, post up here and myself or one of our admin will get in touch with you.

Welcome to the ARC GT3 trophy.

Wednesdays 8.30pm UK

Welcome to the ARC GT3 trophy.

Race Day/Time
Wednesdays 8.30pm UK

Format
Qualifying = 1x 20 minute session.
Race = 1x 1 hour race set by lobby settings.

Qualifying
Qualifying will start at 8.30pm UK without fail. This will be decided by the time shown on the hosts console.

It will be a 20 minute qualifying session with the fastest time taking pole.

If a driver misses qualifying or fails to set a time they will start from the back of the grid for the race.

Race
The Race will be a standing start using project cars lighting/starting procedure.

Starting order will be determined by qualifying result.

It will be an hour long race set by the project cars timer.

Pit Stops
Pit lane is always open but there are no mandatory stops.

Enduro
Each season will also feature a Endurance race. This will be a 2 hour race in length.
Qualifying will be 20 minutes as usual and the race will follow the same guidelines as a usual feature race.

Eligible Cars
Aston Martin v12
Aston Martin v8
Audi R8 LMS
BMW M3 GT
BMW Z4
Bentley Continental
Ginetta G55
Mclaren 12C
Mercedes-Benz SLS
RUF RGT-8

Tuning
Full tuning is allowed.

Points

Normal Round Points System
1st = 150 points / 2nd = 138 points / 3rd = 129 points / 4th = 120 points / 5th = 111 points / 6th = 102 points / 7th = 96 points / 8th = 90 points / 9th = 84 points / 10th = 78 points / 11th = 72 points / 12th = 69 points / 13th = 66 points / 14th = 63 points / 15th = 60 points / 16th = 57 points / 17th = 54 points / 18th = 51 points / 19th = 48 points 20th = 45 points
Any further positions will be minus 3 points each time. 42,39,36 etc

Enduro Round Points System
1st = 300 points / 2nd = 276 points / 3rd = 258 points / 4th = 240 points / 5th = 222 points / 6th = 204 points / 7th = 192 points / 8th = 180 points / 9th = 168 points / 10th = 156 points / 11th = 144 points / 12th = 138 points / 13th = 132 points / 14th = 126 points / 15th = 120 points / 16th = 114 points / 17th = 108 points / 18th = 102 points / 19th = 96 points / 20th = 90 points / 21st = 84 points / 22nd = 78 points

Drop scores
Each driver will drop his/her lowest 2 scoring races.
Each team will drop their lowest 4 scoring races.

This means drivers who are unable to make every race meeting have a chance to be in the championship hunt come the end of the season and those drivers who have a bad week also still have a chance.

Weather
Weather conditions will be set by weather conditions taken a week before each round from the actual tracks weather forecast for the day that round is due to be held on.
The conditions will be set using the forecast taken from the following site http://www.latestmotorsportweather.com/
These will be announced in the calendar post and on the Facebook page.

Weather speed will be set to x5 and there will be 4 open weather slots should the weather be deemed changeable

(Example 1)
Forecast - Clear
Slot 1 - Clear

(Example 2)
Forecast - Cloudy with showers
Slot 1 - Cloudy
Slot 2 - Light Rain
Slot 1 - Overcast
Slot 2 - Rain

Teams
The second championship will be a teams championship.
There are to be max 2 drivers per team and both drivers must use the same car and livery. Points will be an accumulation of drivers scores in the drivers championship.

Teams are not forced if you wish to run solo you are still entered into the main drivers championship with everyone else.

Lobby setting
ABS - OFF
TCS - OFF
STM - OFF
Real Failure - ON
Suggested line - OFF
Tyre wear - x2
Weather - x5
Race length - 1 hour

Liveries
Please state in your car selection which livery you will be using for the season.
Team mates are asked to use the same livery.

6-1-16 - Laguna seca (1 Hour)
13-1-16 - Azure (1 Hour)
20-1-16 - Watkins glen (1 Hour)
27-1-16 - Bathurst (2 Hour Enduro)
3-2-16 - Brno (1 Hour)
10-2-16 - Snetterton full (1 Hour)
17-2-16 - Spa (1 Hour)
24-2-16 - Brands Hatch Indy (1 Hour)

r3d d3vil
01-01-2016, 17:50
hey webb!! :D how about the driving assists?

webb770
01-01-2016, 20:02
Everything is turned off to make it as realistic as possible and not to allow 1 driver to have an advantage. We are all on a level playing field.
Are you going to come and have a race this season Red devil?

r3d d3vil
04-01-2016, 12:30
this should be fun!! I'm in :D

webb770
04-01-2016, 15:41
Great. Just follow the link on the page and register up