S2 2017 Finale: GoT Watkins Glen 911 Challenge

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Season 1 is coming to an end, and that can mean only one thing: the Gathering of Tweakers Season 1 Finale!

 

GoT Watkins Glen 911 Challenge

 

 

 

General Information

 

This season, the Gathering of Tweakers organize the GoT Watkins Glen 911 Challenge. The competitors will use the Porsche 911, and will fight to the finish in a 30m and 60m race at Watkins Glen.

The 30m race will use the Cup layout without chicane, and for the 60m race,the chicane and Boot section are added.
The end results of race 1 will be the starting grid of race 2, with the top 20 finishes reversed.

Between both races there will be a short time-out so the organization can setup a 2nd session and drivers are able to join that session. You’re also invited to join the GSRC TeamSpeak server during that time for a quick interview.

 

Broadcast

 

 

Global SimRacing Channels and iRacing Live will cover the race live through the following channels:
GSRC channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/GSRCBroadcasting/ (The direct link to the broadcast will be published later)
iRacing Live: http://www.iracing.com/live/

 

Custom Paint Schemes Optional but encouraged

We would like to see as much as possible Custom Paint Schemes as it makes the live broadcast much interesting to look at. Just use Trading Paints as the broadcasters and most of the drivers have that running.

 

Event details

Date: March 5th 2017
Track: Watkins Glen
Cars: Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (991)
Length: 30m Sprint race, and 60m main race.

Setups: Open, but setups will be shared in the practice sessions.
Grid: 30m race will be a standing start, the 60m will be a rolling start
Fast repairs: 0 in the 30m race, 1 in the 60m race
Fuel limits: 65 liters (65%)
Cautions: None
Weather: Dynamic weather
Track state: Automatic
Marbles: Carried over
Time of day: Morning
Server: NL – AMS
Maximum Grid size: 60 cars

 

Time details Times in GMT / UTC:
Sunday March 5th:

15:45 – 17:45 (02:00): Free Practice @ Watkins Glen Boot Course
17:45 – 18:15 (00:30): Free Practice @ Watkins Glen Classic Course (New server)
18:15 – 18:30 (00:15): Qualification (lone 4 laps) @ Watkins Glen Classic Course
18:30 – 19:00 (00:30): Race 1 @ Watkins Glen Classic Course
19:00 – 19:05 (00:05): Server setup & Interviews by GSRC at their TeamSpeak Server
19:05 – 19:15 (00:10): Warm-up @ Watkins Glen Boot Course (New server)
19:15 – 20:15 (01:00): Race 2 @ Watkins Glen Boot Course (Reversed grid Top 20 from R1)
20:15 – 20:30 (00:15): Interviews by GSRC at their TeamSpeak Server

Extra practice:

Saturday March 4th – 2 parallel sessions on both layouts
16:00 – 22:00 (06:00): Free Practice @ Watkins Glen Boot Course
16:00 – 22:00 (06:00): Free Practice @ Watkins Glen Classic Course

 

Team racing

We are known to organize events that requires a team. That is not the case this time. THIS IS NOT A TEAM EVENT!

 

Points

The winner of this challenge is the driver with the most points of both races combined. The points are managed by the League. The standings are available in the league after the last race.

Point per race 1 & 2

 

Live marshals

This time we do not offer live race control as we all join the race this time.

 

Restrictions

Unfortunately, we feel mandated to impose a small minimum license restriction before you are eligible to race.

Minimum road license: C class
Minimum road iRating: 1500

Gathering of Tweakers community members who do not meet these restrictions may be allowed to race at the discretion of the organization.

 

Interviews after the Chequered Flag of Race 1 & 2

Drivers can join the GSRC teamspeak server for an interview after race 1 (Join Race 2 in time!) and after race 2.
GSRC TeamSpreak address: ts.globalsimracingchannel.com:7317
Join the channel ‘Ready for Interview’ when you want to be interviewed by the broadcast crew.

 

Registration

The registration process is simple and consists of two actions.

Action 1: Post the following data in the thread on the iRacing forum:
Driver name (as in iRacing):
Customer ID:
Country:
Current iRating:
Current Safety Rating:

 

AND

 

Action 2: Apply for our “GoT – Special Events”-league
http://members.iracing.com/membersite/member/LeagueView.do?league=2170
by pressing “Apply to This League”.

(The post in the thread must be done before applying to for the League!)

 

Link to the iRacing Forum Thread to register: CLICK HERE

 

 

We hope to see a full grid!

 

 

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