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Rules

  1. Basic requirements
    1. By participating in this league every team and driver confirms that he has understood and accepted the rules
    2. If you have not understood every rule, please make sure to post your questions on the forum
    3. Every driver must use his real name in the forum and in rFactor2. Make sure the first letter of your first name and last name is in capital letters e.g. Max Racer. Do not use special characters like ä, ö, ü etc.
    4. Every driver must be on the P1-gaming e.V. Teamspeak server while he is driving an official session (Qualification and Race)
    5. Every driver has to use a wired connection (WLAN causes lag) and has to make sure his ping is stable and below 200ms
    6. You must not share any content or passwords used on p1-gaming e.V.
    7. See penalty summary for possible penalties
  2. Code of Conduct
    1. All drivers have to be respectful with each other (no insults, racism etc.) in the forum, on TeamSpeak as well as in the livestream
    2. All attempts to gain an unfair advantage e.g. using a bug (without reporting it to the staff), cheating etc. will be penalised
    3. See penalty summary for possible penalties
  3. General rules
    1. Official sessions will not be delayed due to technical problems on client side. Make sure your system is running fine before an official session
    2. If a briefing is announced for an official session, at least one team member has to take part to be able to inform the rest of his team
    3. Horn usage is not allowed.
    4. After a race the Top3 teams of each class will be interviewed. Make sure at least one of your drivers is available.
    5. See penalty summary for possible penalties
  4. Ontrack behaviour
    1. Cutting
      1. The track is defined by the white lines on each side
      2. You are allowed to cross the white lines with two wheels
      3. Crossing the white line with more than two wheels is deemed an infraction
      4. Exceptions for this rule will be published in the respective event thread
    2. Qualifying
      1. You have to run sufficient engine cooling. Smoking engines will not be tolerated
      2. Pressing ESC is not allowed. If you have to press ESC e.g. damaged car you have to stay in your box until the session is over. Your previously set laptimes will remain valid.
      3. Cars on a fast lap always have the right of way compared to cars on an in- or outlap.
      4. Make sure to not impeed any driver when you are on an in- or outlap.
      5. Each driver is responsible to find a sufficent gap in qualifying without impeeding other cars
      6. Each driver has to respect the white lines on pit entry and pit exit
    3. Warm-Up
      1. It is not allowed to set a laptime in the warm-up session
    4. Formation Lap
      1. You have to drive with caution on the formation lap. Excessive weaving and braking is not allowed
    5. Pitting
      1. Each driver has to respect the white lines on pit entry and pit exit
      2. The car in the fast lane in the pitlane has always the right of way
      3. You have to stay in the fast lane of the pitlane until you reach your pit box
      4. You are not allowed to drive in the slow lane of the pitlane for an unnecessary long distance
    6. Lapping
      1. Cars in a slower class always have to stick on the racing line and are not allowed to slow down or go off the racing line when being lapped by cars from a faster class
      2. If a car receives a blue flag while being lapped by a car in the same class, the lapped car has to make way for the faster car as quickly as possible
    7. Safety Car and Yellow Falgs
      1. Local yellow flags will be displayed by rFactor2 we highly recommend to keep your eyes open in case of a local yellow flag
      2. If a full course yellow (Safety Car) is called, you will receive a message in the middle of your screen.
      3. As soon as a full course yellow (Safety Car) is called you have to lift off and reduce your speed gradually (no heavy braking)
      4. As soon as a full course yellow (Safety Car) is called overtaking is not allowed!
      5. As for the formation lap heavy braking an weaving is not allowed during a full course yellow
      6. You will be informed one lap in advance by rFactor 2 when the Satety Car will be in
      7. All drivers have to make sure the field is close together before the restart
      8. All drivers have to stay in single file
      9. As soon as the Safety Car goes in the leader takes over
      10. The leader has to keep the speed below 120kph until rFactor2 restarts the race "Green! Green! Green!"
    8. Incidents, crashes etc.
      1. A driver who left the track due to an incident or spin has to make sure he rejoins the track in a save way without impeeding other drivery
      2. If a team has a heavily damaged car, they should inform race control, so other drivers can be warned
    9. See penalty summary for possible penalties
  5. Penalty summary
    1. Basic requirements
      1. Sharing password and/or content (cars, tracks) used in this leauge can be penalized with a warning up to a ban depending on the individual case
      2. Failure to comply with one of the other basic requirements will lead to an official warning (three warnings = -2 points)
    2. General rules
      1. Breaching a general rule except for technical issues will be penalised with an official warning (three warnings = -2 points)
    3. Code of conduct (depending on severity)
      1. The organizers and/or stewards will decide about the penalty for each case individually. Following penalties are possible:
      2. Points deduction for the team
      3. Race ban for a team or driver
      4. Lifetime ban for a team or driver
    4. Ontrack behaviour
      1. Cutting
        1. Cutting on the fastest or submitted as fastest lap in qualifying will be penalised by removing one point per cut from the overall leauge result e.g. three cuts -3 points in the standings
        2. If a team has more than 5% cuts in a race it will loose two points plus an extra point for each percent over 5% e.g. 10% cuts result in a loss of 7 points
        3. Use of short cuts e.g. going straight through without slowing down a chicane will be deemed as unsporting (see code of conduct)
      2. Qualifying
      3. Warm-Up
      4. Formation Lap
      5. Pitting
      6. Lapping
      7. Safety Car and Yellow Flags
      8. Incidents, crashes etc.

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