We are using the current Sprint Cup points system.
There are 12 races in every series and your best 10 are counted. This is to allow for people who can't make all of them and for those "bad" nights we all have.
There are 1 point bonuses for Starting on the Pole, Leading a lap, Leading the most laps, Finishing with no incidents and Winning the race.
These apply to all series unless specifically stated otherwise on the series pages.
Use of profanity at any time will not be tolerated. We realize that some times things just come out, so if that happens, an apology goes a long way towards avoiding a penalty. If you are the kind of person who blurts out things without thinking, you need to learn to stay off the mic until you are under control. The race Admin has the authority to assess a penalty or boot from race.
There will be NO name calling.
You must use your real name in iRacing and on the forum.
Race sessions will not be re-started for any reason unless there is an iRacing glitch that forces us to restart or reschedule.
No chatting during qualifying, and in race chat should be kept to necessary race related chat. It is very tempting to strike up conversations during cautions, but PLEASE keep it to a minimum. The ADMINS are on TeamSpeak trying to administer the 'Beneficiary' and sometimes need to ask for info in the iRacing chat which can become very difficult when several other conversations are going on.
As stated, iRacing controls the races, therefore:
No racing back to the yellow but at the same time, don't slam on the brakes when there is a yellow. Coast down to a reasonable speed and then do what iRacing tells you.
The leader will control the start of the race and he is responsible for knowing what is a legal start. On some tracks there is a white line on the track or a line on the wall indicating the legal start point but some do not. Black flags incurred from starting too early will not be cleared so the leader must be careful and so must everyone else!
Starting this season, the leader will have lane choice on restarts. It is up to that person to announce what his intentions are by the 'One to go' lap. The admin should restate that so everyone knows what the leader decided. This should only effect the front row.
Brake checking during yellow flags and on restarts will not be tolerated. We will administer one warning and after that you could be bounced from the game and assessed up to a penalty.
No blocking or changing one's racing line in an attempt to "cut off" and prevent a faster car from passing. One defensive move is generally accepted. For example, if you move low to protect the inside line, you must stay low and give the driver behind you the outside if he wants it.
Lapped cars "must" give way to lead lap cars if they are "significantly" faster. It is a race, so if a lap down car is 'competetive' and is trying to not go down a lap, that's OK. But if it's close to the end, especially with less that 10 laps left where there are no 'wave arounds', PLEASE let the leaders go by.
Use extreme caution when tire scrubbing while on the pace lap or under caution. Stagger and hold a steady pace.
You may NOT go below the yellow "Out of Bounds" lines to advance your position at Daytona or Talladega. Putting ANY wheels below the line to get a nose under someone is NOT allowed. Since we abide by Nascar and iRacing rules, crossing a white line is legal but when coming back onto the normal racing line, you must yield the Right of Way to those on the track. In other words, don't go under the white line to pass people and expect them to let you in.
The "Lucky Dog" rule is in effect and is as follows: The first car behind the leader who is at least one lap down will receive the 'lucky dog' and that will be given immediately after the field is lined up behind the pace car. If he declines or for any reason cannot take the 'lucky dog', then no one will get it. 'Wave arounds' after the pit stops will contimue to be be controlled by iRacing.
We like to take pictures of the top three at the S/F line and they need to be able to get there, so please, NO demo derbies until the post race pictures have been completed.
Automatic point deductions of 1 point for every 9 incidents is in effect in all series.
All Series Administrators along with the Race Director will review all incidents that occurred during the race. Penalties will be accessed with a Majority Opinion of the Senior Administrators and the Race Director.
League Senior Administrators reserve the right to place any driver on probation in lieu of a pointís penalty at any time for any reason that may adversely affect the racing experience of our members.
Penalty points will be assessed as follows:
1 pts. - Profanity, unauthorized chatting.
3 pts. - A driving violation of the rules that may or may not have caused a caution or involved another car.
5 pts. - Any unsportsmanlike action that causes a caution or an incident that involves other drivers. If severe enough, suspensions are possible.
Second violations during the race could double the above penalty points.
A driver may protest any incident which he believes violates iRacing or 2400Racing rules. There does NOT need to be a caution as a result of the incident.
A replay of the incident must be sent in ZIP format, and the protesting driver must supply the lap # in which the incident occurred and a description of what occured.
The protest has to be received within 24 hours of the completion of the race. Email is the preferred method. Email your request to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We will do everything we can to avoid changing the results of a race. Penalty points could be assessed and race points adjusted, but the only time the finishing order would be changed would be if the offender was 'disqualified' from the event. In that case, everyone below his position would move up one slot.
Black flags will not be cleared unless you are forced into the pits by an accident or drive into the pits to avoid an accident.
We have decided to let the admins throw cautions during the first 2/3 of a race whenever someone spins and ANYONE asks for a caution. In the last 1/3 of the race, iRacing will control cautions and at that point, the admin will only throw cautions when several people indicate it should be thrown. This is to keep the racing fun since, we don't have huge fields, but it also allows for REAL iRacing cautions towards the end where too many cautions could adversely effect the leaders.