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RACE REGULATIONS

Version Control

PureUNION F1
Esports Championship

Version: F124-44.240606

Stage Objectives

O01) Driver must complete 1) Free Practice,  2) Qualification, 3) Sprint (if available to the Stage) and 4) Race, in that order, to complete the Stage

O02) Driver must log their Fastest Lap Time (FLT) for 1) Qualification, 2) Sprint (if available to the Stage) and 3) Race, which must then be totalled after the Stage is complete, to establish their Sub-total Lap Time (SLT)

O03) Penalty Seconds pending from Violation(s), if any, by the Driver as recorded by Race Control for the Stage (whether prior, during, or post that Stage) must be added to the SLT, and for the Race, and any applicable Chequered Flag Position (CFP) time must deducted from the SLT,  to establish the Driver’s Total Lap Time (TLT) for the Stage

O04) For a Stage with Qualification & Race, and after completing the applicable Workflow(s), the Driver with the ‘lowest’ TLT is awarded Position 1 (P1) with 25 points, the Driver with the next ‘lowest’ TLT is awarded Position 2 (P2) with 18 points, and Driver with next ‘lowest’ TLT is awarded Position 3 (P3) with 15 points. Driver in P1 is the Stage Winner

O05) For a Stage with Qualification & Sprint, and after completing the applicable Workflow(s), any points awarded for Chequered Flag Position (CFP) in the Sprint must be added to the Driver points as stated per effective rule O04. Thereafter, the Driver with the ‘highest’ points is awarded Position 1 (P1), the Driver with the next ‘highest’ points is awarded Position 2 (P2), and then the Driver with the next ‘highest’ points is awarded Position 3 (P3). Driver in P1 is the Stage Winner

O06) For a Stage with Qualification, Sprint & Race, and after completing the applicable Workflow(s), any points awarded for Chequered Flag Position (CFP) in the Sprint must be added to the Driver points as stated per effective rule O04. Thereafter, the Driver with the ‘highest’ points is awarded Position 1 (P1), the Driver with the next ‘highest’ points is awarded Position 2 (P2), and then the Driver with the next ‘highest’ points is awarded Position 3 (P3). Driver in P1 is the Stage Winner

O07) Driver will be awarded with points as stated per effective rule O04, O05 and/or rule O06, but shall not be awarded its equivalent monetary value (i.e. prize money) if the Driver did not finish in Position 10 (P10) or above in 1) the Race at Chequered Flag, or 2) if no Race in the Stage, then the Sprint at Chequered Flag

Race Control

C01) Responsibilities of Race Control must be assigned to a non-competing person (or persons) to enforce the Race Regulations for the Stage, who must be active and present in the 1) Briefing, 2) Qualification, 3) Sprint (if available to the Stage), 4) Race, 5) Chequered Flag and 6) Podium events of that Stage

C02) Race Control must send a Race Bulletin to every Driver participating in the Stage, prior to its start of 1) Free Practice and/or 2) Qualification, and must consist of the Stage Circuit, Stage Date, Stage Start Time (in UK Time), Stage Briefing Location and Time (in UK Time), and Stage Configuration, e.g. Free Practice, Qualification, Sprint, Race, etc.

C03) Race Control must apply the same Track per Driver throughout Stage, i.e. 1) Free Practice, 2) Qualification, 3) Sprint (if available to the Stage) and/or 4) Race

C04) Race Control must select F1 20xx in Grand Prix mode and lock the Weekend Structure, Weather and Time of Day, Rules and Flags, and Simulation Settings ahead at the start of the Stage, and must apply these same locked F1 20xx settings to every Driver of that Stage

C05) Race Control must give 0.5 Penalty Second to a Driver for every Race Regulation they violate but no more than a maximum of 2 Penalty Seconds per 1) Free Practice, 2) Qualification, 3) Sprint (if available to the Stage) and/or 4) Race

C06) Race Control must give a maximum of 3 Penalty Seconds to a Driver who fails to attend a Briefing (scheduled as per Race Bulletin), and/or participate in 1) Qualification, 2) Sprint (if available to the Stage) and/or 3) Race, and/or fails to attend a Podium event (if are eligible)

C07) Race Control may give 0.5 Penalty Second to a Driver for failing to comply with any instruction from Race Control, or for every instance when the Driver is the cause of any disruption, conflict, delay, poor sporting spirit or disharmony

C08) Race Log, submitted and/or approved by Race Control, of Fastest Lap Time, Penalty Seconds and Total Lap Time is deemed final and cannot be appealed, retracted, or overturned, except when Race Control decides upon an Investigation

C09) A Driver may petition Race Control for a reason for Investigation. Race Control reserves the right to hear or decline the reason. An Investigation, when approved by Race Control, requires participation of one person from Race Control, an independent non-competing Driver person, at least two competing Drivers, and the petitioning Driver. Race Control is ‘Chair’ and a single ‘Yes or No’ Motion must be set by the Driver after the Investigation is complete. The majority vote for the ‘Yes or No’ Motion determines the Investigation outcome, is deemed final and must be fulfilled within 48 hours. The petitioning Driver may not petition again for the same Stage

Free Practice

Duration = 60 Minutes (maximum)

F01) Driver is not required to have Race Control present during Free Practice, but must submit a Driver Check at least 30 minutes prior to starting Free Practice

F02) Driver must initiate Free Practice for no less and more than two times per week, beginning from the Monday leading up to the Race of a Stage, may not initiate Free Practice on the day of the Race, and may not proceed to Qualification until two Free Practice sessions have been completed

F03) Driver can initiate Free Practice for up to a one hour duration which must not be exceeded

F04) Driver must, whilst throughout Free Practice, be in a physically and mentally fit and stable state, wear clean and appropriate racing attire only (including racing gloves), and have a hygienic appearance conducive to healthy and fair racing

F05) Driver is required to initiate Free Practice in F1 Mode (Google automation)

F06) Driver must only select the Track of the Stage activated as per the current Race Bulletin and must only use Grand Prix mode during Free Practice

F07) Driver can set F1 20xx Assists as preferred, adjust Weekend Structure, adjust Weather and Time of Day, adjust Rules & Flags, adjust Simulation Settings, modify car setup and use the Camera view of Cockpit or TV Pod Offset only, but must not change, delete, or overwrite any other settings or software configuration in Free Practice

F08) Driver can Pause or Quit Session, and is permitted to do Flashback or Restart Session

F09) Driver must start the Free Practice from Garage/Pit, and finish at Garage/Pit

Workflow

  • Command: F1 World > Play > Grand Prix > F1 20xx > [Select Track] > Weybridge Racing / Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team > [Select Driver]
  • Assists: [As per F1 Esports Season/League guidance]
  • Weekend Structure:
    • Weekend Structure > Standard
    • Practice Format >  [As per Stage Configuration set by Race Control]
    • Qualifying Format > [As per Stage Configuration set by Race Control]
    • Session Length > [As per Stage Configuration set by Race Control]
  • Weather and Time of Day: [As per Stage Configuration set by Race Control]
  • Command: Simulation Settings (AI Difficulty, etc.): [As per Stage Configuration set by Race Control]
  • Command: Start Event
  • Command: Car Setup (load and confirm SRS preset for track)
  • Command: Go to Track > Drive Out
  • Command: Camera (X) = Cockpit or TV Pod Offset
  • Drive: Minimum 4x Laps or maximum 30 minutes session, then Garage/Pit,
  • Command: Box This Lap
  • Command: Session Info
  • Log: 0.5 Penalty Seconds per Rule violated during Free Practice and no more than a maximum 2 Penalty Seconds
  • Command (for next Driver): Options > Restart Session
  • Command (to start Qualification): Options > Quit to Main Menu
Qualification

Duration = Typically 18 minutes

Q01) Driver must have submitted a Driver Check before starting Qualification and is required throughout the Stage to follow direction of Race Control, who must be present at time of Qualification start and finish

Q02) Driver must submit a Driver Check and open a Race Log for the activated Stage, on the Date and after the Time as per the current Race Bulletin, and must only use Grand Prix mode during Qualification

Q03) Driver must, whilst throughout Qualification, be in a physically and mentally fit and stable state, wear clean and appropriate racing attire only (including racing gloves), wear principal team logo upper clothing, and have a hygienic appearance conducive to healthy and fair racing

Q04) Driver is required to initiate and complete Qualification in F1 Mode (Google automation)

Q05) Driver can set F1 20xx Assists as required for Qualification (but may not alter Assist(s) set in the Race Bulletin and/or Stage Configuration, if any)

Q06) Driver cannot Pause or Quit Session, but is allowed to Restart Session ‘once’ if they 1) crash with Terminal Damage, or 2) if they Did Not Finish (DNF)

Q07) Driver must start Qualification from Garage/Pit, and finish at Garage/Pit. This Rule does not apply to One-Shot Qualification (OSQ) or Sprint Qualification

Q08) Driver must log Fastest Lap Time with Race Control after completing Qualification. This Rule does not apply to Sprint Qualification

Q09) Driver must Advance from Qualification to Sprint (if available to the Stage) or Race, without break

Workflow

  • Command: Press Create button on Console Controller > Broadcast > (Change Service) > YouTube > Go Live
  • Command: F1 World > Play > Grand Prix > F1 20xx > [Select Track] > Weybridge Racing / Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team > [Select Driver]
  • Assists: [As per F1 Esports Season/League guidance]
  • Weekend Structure:
    • Weekend Structure > Standard for Qualification & Race, or Sprint & Race for Qualification, Sprint (if available to the Stage) & Race
    • Practice Format > [As per Stage Configuration set by Race Control]
    • Qualifying Format > [As per Stage Configuration set by Race Control]
    • Session Length > [As per Stage Configuration set by Race Control]
  • Weather and Time of Day: [As per Stage Configuration set by Race Control]
  • Command: Simulation Settings (AI Difficulty, etc.): [As per Stage Configuration set by Race Control]
  • Command: Start Event
  • Command: Car Setup (load and confirm SRS preset for track) NOTE: This Car Setup cannot be changed in Sprint (if available to the Stage) and Race
  • Command: Go to Track
  • Command: Camera (X) = Cockpit or TV Pod Offset
  • Drive: At least 4x laps within Qualification duration from Garage/Pit to Garage/Pit
  • Race Log: Race Control to ADD the Fastest Lap Time (from Results Table) to Race Log for Qualification, plus any 0.5 Penalty Seconds per Rule violated during Qualification and no more than a maximum 2 Penalty Seconds. If Driver fails to complete the Qualification (DNF), the Fastest Lap Time logged by the Driver with the slowest time for Qualification after it is completed, must be logged for Qualification plus 3 Penalty Seconds (plus any other Penalty Seconds accumulated in Qualification) – this then becomes the Sub-total Lap Time to log for Qualification
  • Command: Advance (from OSQ Table) to Sprint (if available to the Stage), else Race, without break
Sprint Race

Laps = Typically 5 to 6

S01) Driver must have submitted a Driver Check for Qualification before starting Sprint or Quickfire Sprint and is required throughout the Stage to follow all direction of Race Control, who must be present at time of Sprint or Quickfire Sprint start and finish

S02) Driver must, whilst throughout Sprint or Quickfire Sprint, be in a physically and mentally fit and stable state, wear clean and appropriate racing attire only (including racing gloves), wear principal team logo upper clothing, and have a hygienic appearance conducive to healthy and fair racing

S03) Driver is required to initiate and complete Sprint or Quickfire Sprint in F1 Mode (Google automation)

S04) Driver can set F1 20xx Assists as required for Sprint or Quickfire Sprint (but may not alter Assist(s) set in the Race Bulletin and/or Stage Configuration, if any)

S05) Driver cannot Pause or Quit Session, but is allowed to Restart Session ‘once’ and during Lap 1 only

S06) Driver must start Sprint or Quickfire Sprint from Starting Grid, and finish at Chequered Flag

S07) Driver must log Fastest Lap Time with Race Control after completing Sprint or Quickfire Sprint

S08) Driver must Advance from Sprint or Quickfire Sprint to Race, without break

Workflow

  • Command: Race Strategy (select Default or Alternative strategy)
  • Command: Start Sprint
  • Command: Camera (X) = Cockpit or TV Pod Offset
  • Drive: Stated Laps from Starting Grid to Chequered Flag
  • Race Log: Race Control to ADD the Fastest Lap Time (from Results Table) to Race Log for Sprint or Quickfire Sprint, plus any 0.5 Penalty Seconds per Rule violated during Sprint or Quickfire Sprint and no more than a maximum 2 Penalty Seconds. If the Driver fails to complete Sprint or Quickfire Sprint (DNF), the Fastest Lap Time logged by the Driver with the slowest time for Sprint or Quickfire Sprint after it is completed, must be logged plus 3 Penalty Seconds (plus any other Penalty Seconds accumulated) – this then becomes the Sub-total Lap Time to log for Sprint or Quickfire Sprint
  • Update: If Driver finishes in the below Chequered Flag Position (CFP) in Sprint or Quickfire Sprint then Race Control to add CFP Points to Stage Results after Driver completes Stage
  • CFPCFP Points
    P18
    P27
    P36
    P45
    P54
    P63
    P72
    P81
  • Command: Advance (from OSQ Table) to Race
Race

Laps (25% of full circuit laps) = Typically 16 Laps

R01) Driver must have submitted a Driver Check for Qualification before starting Race and is required throughout the Stage to follow all direction of Race Control, who must be present at time of Race start and finish

R02) Driver must, whilst throughout Race, be in a physically and mentally fit and stable state, wear clean and appropriate racing attire only (including racing gloves), wear principal team logo upper clothing, and have a hygienic appearance conducive to healthy and fair racing

R03) Driver is required to initiate and complete Race in F1 Mode (Google automation)

R04) Driver can set F1 20xx Assists as required for Race (but may not alter Assist(s) set in the Race Bulletin and/or Stage Configuration, if any)

R05) Driver cannot Pause or Quit Session, but is allowed to Restart Session ‘once’ and during Lap 1 only

R06) Driver must start the Race from Starting Grid, and finish at Chequered Flag

R07) Driver must log Fastest Lap Time with Race Control after completing Race

Workflow

  • Command: Race Strategy (select Default or Alternative strategy)
  • Command: Start Race
  • Command: Camera (X) = Cockpit or TV Pod Offset
  • Drive: Stated laps from Starting Grid to Chequered Flag
  • Update: If Driver finishes Race in the below Chequered Flag Position (CFP) then Race Control to subtract CFP Time from Fastest Lap Time (from Results Table). This then becomes the new Fastest Lap Time
    CFPCFP Time
    P1– 00:05.000
    P2– 00:04.000
    P3– 00:03.000
    P4– 00:02.000
    P5– 00:01.000
    P6– 00:00.800
    P7– 00:00.600
    P8– 00:00.400
    P9– 00:00.200
    P10– 00:00.100
  • Race Log: Race Control to ADD the Fastest Lap Time to Race Log for Race, plus any 0.5 Penalty Seconds per Rule violated during Race and no more than a maximum 2 Penalty Seconds. If the Driver fails to complete Race (DNF), the Fastest Lap Time logged by the Driver with the slowest time for Race after it is completed, must be logged plus 3 Penalty Seconds (plus any other Penalty Seconds accumulated) – this then becomes the Sub-total Lap Time to log for Race
  • Command (for next Driver): Advance, Options > Quit to Main Menu – and restart Qualification for next Driver
  • Update: Race Control to ADD the Sub-total Lap Time logged for Qualification, Sprint (if applicable to the Stage) and Race, to establish the Driver’s Total Lap Time for the Stage, then ADD the Total Lap Time and Points to Stage Results for all Drivers of the Stage
Test Drive

Duration = 60 Minutes (maximum)

T01) Driver is not required to have Race Control present, and is not required to submit a Driver Check prior to initiating Test Drive

T02) Driver can initiate a Test Drive instance for up to a maximum of two times per week, beginning from the Monday leading up to the Race of a Stage, but may not initiate Test Drive on the day of the Race

T03) Driver can initiate Test Drive for up to a one hour duration which must not be exceeded

T04) Driver must, whilst throughout Test Drive, be in a physically and mentally fit and stable state, wear clean and appropriate racing attire (including racing gloves), and have a hygienic appearance conducive to healthy and fair racing

T05) Driver is required to initiate and complete Test Drive in Simulation Mode (Google automation)

T06) Driver must only select the Track of the next forthcoming Stage and must only use Time Trial mode during Test Drive

T07) Driver can select Dry or Wet weather only, can set F1 20xx Assists as preferred, use the Camera view of Cockpit or TV Pod Offset only, but must not change, delete, or overwrite any other settings or software configuration during Test Drive

T08) Driver can Pause or Quit Session, and is permitted to do Flashback or Restart Session


RACE TELEMETRICS


Driving Proficiency = F1 Esports Pro | Expert
Race Mode = MAPF1   Gearbox = Manual Transmission
Anti-Lock Brake = OFF   Braking Assist = OFF   Traction Control = OFF


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