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2 – Championship Format

2.1 – Practice

2.1.1 – 120 minutes

2.1.2 – 30% track usage

 

2.2 – Qualifying

2.2.1 – 10 minutes

2.2.2 – Open qualifying (all cars on track with one another)

 

2.3 – Race format A (this will be used at selected rounds – see section 7, and if series organisers believe entries have fallen too low for format B to be effective)

2.3.1 – Race 1

2.3.1.1 – 20 minutes

2.3.1.2 – Grid ordered by qualifying time

 

2.3.2 – Warm-Up

2.3.2.1 – 5 minutes

 

2.3.3 – Race 2

2.3.3.1 – 30 minutes

2.3.3.2 – Race grid is the race 1 results reversed by between 12 and 24 places (this will be randomly decided before the meeting)

 

2.4 – Race format B (this will be used at selected rounds – see section 7)

2.4.1 – Heat 1

2.4.1.1 – Race will be 15 minutes in length

2.4.1.2 – Only drivers who qualified in odd positions will be eligible (1, 3, 5, 17, etc)

2.4.1.3 – Grid ordered by qualifying time

 

2.4.2 – Heat 2

2.4.2.1 – Race will be 15 minutes in length

2.4.2.2 – Only drivers who qualified in even positions will be eligible (2, 4, 6, 22, etc)

2.4.2.3 – Grid ordered by qualifying time

 

2.4.3 – Consolation Race

2.4.3.1 – Race will be 10 minutes in length

2.4.3.2 – Only drivers who finished 13th or lower in their heat will be eligible

2.4.3.3 – Grid ordered by their heat result

 

2.4.4 – Warmup

2.4.4.1 – 3 minutes in length

 

2.4.5 – Final

2.4.5.1 – Race will be 20 minutes in length

2.4.5.2 – Only drivers who finished in the top 12 in their heat or top 6 in the consolation will be eligible

2.4.5.3 – Grid ordered by the heat results and consolation race

 

2.5 – General Meeting Rules 

2.5.1 – Open setup

2.5.2 – 1 fast repair per race

2.5.3 – Drive through awarded at 16 incidents, and at every 8 incidents after that

2.5.4 – Time of day is set for practice (see section 7). The other sessions will have the time of day carried over from the previous session

2.5.5 – Track usage is carried over from each session

2.5.6 – Weather conditions for the start of practice will be the same as the ARA academy settings with 30 ongoing weather variance for all the sessions

2.5.7 – Dynamic sky

 

2.6 – General Championship Rules 

2.6.1 – 9 Meetings

2.6.2 – Each driver’s lowest scoring meeting during the season is dropped

2.6.3 – Drop Scores only affect a drivers score not the teams score

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