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PRE-SEASON TEST 1
. 13 February 2019
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2019 World GT

TBC

0 - laps
metres

 

Event Date04/04/2019
Event Start Time19:15:00
Qualifying Time19:35:00
Warm-Up Time19:50:00
Race Start Time20:00:00

No broadcast information available.

For this event we will be using real-time weather based on live weather at the track location, with temperatures adjusted to match daytime values where necessary. Weather data from Weather Underground.

Server Info

General Practice Server
Available all week.

Server NameGPVWC World GT Practice
Server Passwordgpvwc

Official Test Server
Available from 19:00 UK on the night of the event.

Server NameN/A
Server PasswordN/A

Official Race Server
Available from 19:00 UK on the night of the event.

Server NameGPVWC World GT Official
Server Passwordgpvwc

Audio & Chat
Available 24/7 on all devices.

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Outstanding Penalties

  • Hany Alsabti - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4269)
  • Thomas Hinss - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4272)
  • Fran Lopez - 10-slot grid demotion. (id: 4336)
  • Michal Nizio - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4366)
  • Alen Terzic - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4368)
  • Michal Nizio - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4372)
  • Matthew Clipp - 10-slot grid demotion. (id: 4392)
  • Robert Nocon - 20-slot grid demotion. (id: 4563)
  • Robert Nocon - 35-slot grid demotion. (id: 4564)
  • Robert Nocon - 20-slot grid demotion. (id: 4567)
  • Kieran Vernon - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4573)
  • Luke Browning - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4575)
  • Robert Nocon - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4577)
  • Lewis McGlade - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4578)
  • Ben Willis - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4579)
  • Ale Enamorado - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4580)
  • Ivar de Vries - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4581)
  • Ale Enamorado - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4582)
  • Ivar de Vries - 20-slot grid demotion. (id: 4583)
  • Ivar de Vries - 35-slot grid demotion. (id: 4584)
  • Ivar de Vries - 35-slot grid demotion. (id: 4586)
  • Ivar de Vries - 5-slot grid demotion. (id: 4602)
  • Ale Enamorado - 5-slot grid demotion. (id: 4603)
  • Luke Browning - 5-slot grid demotion. (id: 4604)
  • Luke Browning - 5-slot grid demotion. (id: 4605)
  • Luke Browning - 5-slot grid demotion. (id: 4606)
  • Luke Browning - 5-slot grid demotion. (id: 4607)
  • Steve Combey - 5-slot grid demotion. (id: 4608)
  • Kieran Vernon - 5-slot grid demotion. (id: 4609)
  • Luke Browning - 5-slot grid demotion. (id: 4610)
  • Dennis Lind - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4646)
  • Marc Veit - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4652)
  • Ruben van den Hudding - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4686)
  • Kevin Ryan - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4728)
  • Sten Ambus - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4729)
  • Erhan Jajovski - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4730)
  • David Fidock - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4731)
  • Alexander van der Woude - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4732)
  • Ruben van den Hudding - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4736)
  • Tom Davison - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4737)
  • Alexander van der Woude - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4738)
  • Sten Ambus - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4739)
  • Nick Newcombe - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4740)
  • Tariq Gamil - 20-slot grid demotion. (id: 4772)
  • Alex Siebel - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4789)
  • David Francic - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4790)
  • Lance Garassino - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4791)
  • Florian Geier - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4792)
  • Wopke Hoekstra - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4793)
  • Tobias Olsson - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4794)
  • Lazaros Filippakos - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4795)
  • Tariq Gamil - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4796)
  • Sven de Vries - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4797)
  • Sven de Vries - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4798)
  • Alistair Long - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4799)
  • Pedro Delgado - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4800)
  • Cameron Brewster - back-of-the-grid demotion. (id: 4801)

Drivers' Briefing

Prior to participation in any event, we strongly recommend that you take the time to read both the official regulations and this briefing. The information contained in this briefing supersede the Regulations in case of conflict, as all exceptions and race-specific norms are included in the Briefing only.

Event Schedule

Free Practice: 20 minutes, 19:15 UK
Qualifying: 15 minutes, 19:35 UK
Warm-Up / Break: Up to 10 minutes, 19:50 UK
Race: 20:00 UK, 90 minutes duration.

Server Settings

Allowed Driver Aids: Traction Control - LOW; Anti-lock Brakes - LOW; Auto Clutch
Flag rules: Black only
Real Road Preset: LightRubber for practice, then Naturally Progressing
Real Road Time-scale: x2
Fuel Usage: Normal
Tyre Wear: Normal
Mechanical Failures: Normal
Damage: 75%
Time acceleration: x1
Simulated Session times: See forum

Weather

Live Weather - Weather conditions will be set by realtime data based on the track location (data provided by Weather Underground).
Air & track temperatures will be adjusted to approximately match those recorded/predicted at simulated session times on the day of the event. Rain strength will be capped at a maximum of 60%.

Anti-Cheat Software

All drivers are required to use the anti-cheat software provided by the GPVWC Management (including any relevant game plugins). Failure to use this will result in disqualification.

General Procedures

1. Only Drivers who have a valid licence and team contract will be allowed to compete in official sessions.

2. Drivers are expected to be adequately prepared for each event. This includes being familiar with the car and track as well as having suitable graphics and connection settings for your machine.

3. Drivers must keep two wheels on the racing surface at all times. The racing surface is defined as the area within and including the white lines at the edge of the track (or similar device). Where kerbs are present, they are to be considered outside of the racing surface. Track-specific clarifications and exceptions will be posted in the forum before each event.

4. Drivers must not intentionally crash into other competitors or perform any other dangerous, unrealistic or disrespectful manoeuvre during or after the completion of any official session. Failure to comply will result in disciplinary action irrespective of whether the manoeuvre was caught on broadcast or not.

5. Pushing other vehicles or bump drafting are not allowed at any time during official sessions.

6. The In-Game chat must NOT be used during the Qualification and Race sessions. Only private whisper messages are allowed during these sessions - to use this the format is /w [drivername] [yourmessage]. Drivers breaching this rule will receive a penalty post-race.

7. Drivers must maintain a polite tone in the server chat at all times. Any behavior that breaches the GPVWC Code of Conduct will not be tolerated.

8. Spectators will NOT be permitted on the race server unless authorized by the Race Officials.

Qualifying

1. Qualifying will be be in a single session and Drivers are allowed to run an unlimited number of laps.

2. Drivers leaving the pits at the start of the session must wait in line for the green light at the pit exit.

3. During qualifying the ESC button must not be used to return to the garage unless the car is inside the pit lane speed zone. If the ESC button is used outside the pit lane speed zone (for any reason) then the Driver is not permitted to leave the pit lane again for the remainder of the session.

4. The cars will be on a situation of Parc Ferme between Qualifying and Race, with only limited changes permitted such as starting fuel, fuel strategy, brake bias, minor engine settings and front wing adjustments allowed.

5. Drivers who wish to break Parc Ferme must notify the Race Director and will be required to start the race from the pitlane.

6. Drivers may request to have one or more laptimes discounted by the Race Director at the end of the qualifying session.

7. Any outstanding grid penalties (including those from the previous season) will be applied to the grid order during warmup.

Formation Lap & Start Procedure

1. Each races will begin with a formation lap followed by a rolling start.

2. All Drivers are required to pay adequate attention during the formation lap to avoid collisions, including maintaining a safe gap to the cars in front.

3. When entering the final sector of the formation lap Drivers must form into rows approximately one to two cars length apart and engage the pitlane speed limiter when in position.

3. The game will give the green flag signal as the leaders approach the start line. No overtaking is allowed before this signal.

4. As soon as the green flag signal is given by the game, Drivers can release their pit limiter and are then free to race.

5. Drivers who suffer severe damage their car during formation lap are required to press ESC to return to the pits. They will be then allowed to start from the pitlane.

6. Drivers who have either chosen to break Parc Ferme or who were not present in the practice or qualifying sessions must start from the pitlane.

Race

1. All Drivers are requested to pay extra care in the opening stages of the race. Reckless driving leading to crashes in the first laps will be considered an aggravating circumstance by the Disciplinary Committee when deciding penalties.

2. All Drivers must use appropriate caution in yellow flag zones. Causing a collision in a yellow flag zone will be considered an aggravating circumstance by the the Disciplinary Committee when deciding penalties.

3. Drivers being lapped must repect the blue flags and allow lapping cars to pass in a safe manner as soon as possible.

4. If a Driver should gain an advantage and/or position by running outside track limits, they are required to give up the advantage and/or give back positions in a safe manner as soon as possible.

5. Drivers who spin or go off-track must take maximum care upon re-joining the track. Drivers should only re-join if it is safe to do so, that is, if no other car is approaching that section of track.

6. When entering or exiting the pit lane, drivers are to remain within the area marked by a white line (or similar device). Failure to do so, by means of crossing the marked lines by at least one tyre, will result in a penalty.

7. During pitstops only one vehicle from each team can be serviced at once, with the second vehicle waiting in line behind the first until they leave the pitbox.

8. There are no tyre restrictions or mandatory pit stop requirements in this series.

9. A session will only be red flagged in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Race Director.

10. Drivers who believe they are at fault for an in-race incident can take some voluntary steps to self-inflict a penalty. This will result in a much-reduced or completely cleared penalty in post-race scrutineering, at the discretion of the Disciplinary Committee. Drivers can opt to hand any unfairly gained position back (so long as it is done safely), take a self-serving drive-through or self-serving stop&go in order to clear themselves.

11. Drivers who unfairly receive a penalty from the game itself may whisper the Race Director to request its removal. Any penalty removed during the race will be reviewed after the race and may be subject to post-race penalties. Note that penalties for jump starts and pit-line rule breaches will not be removed.

12. Any Driver who is driving a vehicle in an extremely dangerous condition, suffering severe connection issues or otherwise is breaching expected standards of behaviour may be asked to park by the Race Director. Failure to comply will result in the Driver being kicked from the server.

Protests

1. Protests may be submitted via the Disciplinary Proceedings page of your login area on the GPVWC website.

2. The protest window opens once the results are processed post-race and closes 48 hours after the event.

3. Protests via Private Message to the GPVWC adminstration will be only be accepted where technical issues with the website have been experienced.

4. All protests should include a clear decription plus the session and timestamp of the incident. Failure to do so may lead to a protest being dismissed.

5. Incidents on the first lap of each race will automatically be reviewed by the Disciplinary Committee. Individual protests of these incidents are still permitted however.

Event History

TBC - Previous Winners

DateWinnerTeam VenueTimeFastest Lap

 

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