Announcement of the SRC Endurance Trophy 2021

Sporting regulations

1. introduction

The SRC Endurance Trophy 2021 is carried out in accordance with the provisions of theSimRaceCommunity regulations. It takes place in accordance with the sporting and technical regulations of the series.

The competitions are carried out according to the regulations of the SimRaceCommunity, unless otherwise specified below or in the respective event announcement.

The series is supported by the following companies:

SRC Commerce UG

2. Organization

2.1 Details of the series’ titles and ratings

The SimRaceCommunity hereinafter referred to as the series organizer, announces the SRC Endurance Trophy 2021.

Only vehicles from one of the following categories are used as the vehicle class:

Each team can use one of the 3 DPI vehicles (Acura ARX-05, Cadillac DPi-V.R, Mazda RT24-P) or one of the 6 GTE cars of the official “Studio397 Endurance Packs” The vehicle developers are responsible for the “balance of performance”. The SRC has no influence on the performance of the vehicles. The league management reserves the right to make exceptions.

2.2 Name of the organizer / promoter, address and contact details

2.3 Simulation used

As part of the series, rFactor 2 including the requiredModpackages(2.1) is used.

3. Provisions of the series

3.1 Official language

Basically, all written and linguistic instructions are given in German. In exceptional cases, an English translation can be submitted.

3.2 Responsibility, changes to the tender, cancellation of the event

  • The participants (drivers) take part in the event at their own risk. You bear the sole responsibility under civil and criminal law for all damage caused by you, unless an exclusion of liability is agreed in accordance with this announcement.
  • In principle, the invitation to tender may only be changed by the series organizer and the approving body. From the beginning of the event, changes in the form of bulletins can only be made by the chairman of the ReKo, but only if necessary for reasons of security and / or force majeure or due to official orders or the information on route length and duration of the race contained in the announcement , Number of laps and observers or obvious errors in the tender.
  • The organizer reserves the right to cancel or postpone the event or individual competitions for the aforementioned reasons. Claims for compensation or performance are excluded in this case.

4. Entry submission

4.1 Registrations / entries, authorization to start

The driver must apply for admission to theSRC Endurance Trophy 2021 , with the entry issued by the series organizer by the entry deadline, 09.10.2021

The series organizer reserves the right to accept applications that are received later.

The completed application can be found here:

Online registration

The series organizer reserves the right to cancel the SRC Endurance Trophy 2021series with fewer than 10 registered participants.

Registrations will be processed according to the date of receipt. Only registrations for which the registration fee has been received will be processed.

4.2 Start authorization

Every driver registered in the forum according to SRC guidelines is allowed to start.

4.2 Entry fee for the season

There are no entry fees.

4.3 Starting numbers

When entering the competition, the participants choose a starting number of their choice. You will receive permanent start numbers for the entire season from the series organizer.

4.4 Skins

The skins must be prepared as described in the provisions of the SimRaceCommunity regulations and submitted by October 12, 2021 // 10 p.m. (CEST). Uploadlink: Daniels-Cloud

5. Licences

5.1 Driver and Teams

Teams consist of one vehicle and 1-5 regular drivers. One substitute driver is permitted per team (see substitute driver).

For 24h events, a vehicle must be occupied by at least 2 drivers and a maximum of 5 drivers. A maximum of 45 vehicles can participate in the SRC events.

Depending on the track, different teams may share a pitspot and a double garage.

5.2 Guest driver / Guest start

Every forum member is allowed to start one time as a guest. This guest start is free of charge and must be registered with the league management/admins. The time of the guest start will be agreed with the league management. Vehicles in a separate class and with SRC paintwork are available for guest drivers.

5.3 Substitute driver

  • A fully occupied team with 5 regular drivers, may register a replacement driver.
  • A substitute drivermust be registered with real name at in the forum, in the teamspeak and on the race servers.

6. Events

6.1 General implementation

The races are usually run on Saturdays. There will be a qualification (35 minutes // 15 min. GTE + 15 min. DPI) and a race between 6h and 12h for each event. The exact dates can be found in the racing calendar (navigation on the main page or in the info section in the forum).

6.2 Maximum number of vehicles allowed

The maximum number of vehicles allowed is : 45

6.3 Conducting the competitions

a) Training

If the organizer can do, a training server for free training is provided all day and all the time between the races. Free trainings are generally not streamed. Special training and test days will be announced in the racing calendar. Special trainings can be streamed by the organizer.

b) Qualification

Each rider has 15 minutes to complete their fastest lap – there is no limit to the number of laps. Individual qualification according to classes (15 min. DPI + 15 min. GTE).

ESC ban applies during qualification – This means that a driver must not switch from the track to the pits using the ESC button. If, despite the ESC ban, you switch to the pits, the vehicle may no longer leave the pits in the current qualification. The use of the ESC key is permitted within the pit lane, at your own pit area. The starting grid is based on the lap times achieved in the qualification.

c) Start und Pre-Start

The race begins with the formation lap. It cannot be overtaken! Overtaking during the introductory / formation lap is only permitted if a vehicle was late when leaving the grid and the vehicles behind it could not avoid driving past.

The leader sets the speed, but should adhere to a directional speed of approx. 130 km/h. We will have a flying start in double file formation.

The start takes place in 2 stages:

The start release for the DPI class takes place through the simulation.

The start for the GTE class is given by the race management via Teamspeak Whispersignal with a time delay of around 10 seconds.

Early starts punish the game with a drive-through penalty /Stop&Go penalty.

d) Races

The duration of the race is basically 6 to 12 hours The speed limit in the pit lane is set at a flat rate of 60 kph on all tracks. After the end of the race, each vehicle must drive into the pit lane under its own power. The first three line up for the winning photo at the end of the pit lane.

e) Pitstops

The driver change time is reduced to 1 second. It takes place at the same time as other service work. It is not possible to choose different tires on the front and rear. The tire change extends the pit stop time. The refueling time is 2.5 liters per second.

f) Restart

There is no restart after the server has started because individual drivers, for whatever reason, had a disconnect. Restarts due to accidents are also excluded. In exceptional cases, for example in the event of technical problems on the server, the race management reserves the right to initiate a restart. In this case, the originally planned race time will be observed if possible.

g) Tracklimits

The track limits are generally penalized by the simulation. 5 cuts warnings are set on the server side. With the 6th warning, the simulation awards a drive-through penalty.

If the racing commission recognizes an advantage by shortening the track, it can issue separate penalties.

6.4 Racetracks

The tracks are driven according to the specified racing calendar. The appointment calendar can be viewed on the SRC website or in the forum.

6.4.1 Weather conditions

The weather conditions are retrieved live from several nearest weather stations of the race track and initiated into the simulation. A suitable server plug-in is used as a weather data station. For example, weather data can be retrieved via

6.4.2 Track conditions

Each track starts with online posting or update “green” without grip. When the track is used by the vehicles, the grip conditions change dynamically. Rain washes off grip that has already been drilled off the track. Dynamic lighting and weather conditions place high demands on the PC hardware. Therefore, every team must ensure that smooth image reproduction is guaranteed on their own computer in all conditions.

6.4.3 Tracklimits

The track boundary is indicated by a white solid line. If curbs are directly adjacent to the white line in curves outside the route, they count towards the track. There must always be two wheels of the vehicle within these distance limits at all times.

6.5 Driving aids, damage and aids

The following server settings apply:

  • Automatic clutch and shift allowed
  • Damage: 100%
  • Tire usage: normal
  • fuel usage: normal
  • ABS: No server driver aids
  • Traction control: No server driver aids
  • Pitspeed: 60km/h

7. Scoring

7.1 Minimum requirements

To be counted, at least 75% of the total number of rounds must be covered. If the connection to the server is lost due to client-side problems, only the laps completed online are counted.

7.2 Points table and scoring mode

The following points are awarded for the races:

1st place: 25 points

2nd place: 20 points

3rd place: 16 points

4th place: 13 points

5th place: 11 points

6th place: 10 points

7th place: 9 points

8th place: 8 points

9th place: 7 points

10th place: 6 points

11th place: 5 points

12th place: 4 points

13th place: 3 points

14th place: 2 points

15th place: 1 point

For the year-end ranking, all results of the individual races are taken into account.

7.3 Equality of points

If there is a tie between several drivers in the final evaluation, the greater number of the first, then the second and the further places of all runs will decide.

7.4 Additional Points

An additional point is awarded for the fastest race lap and the pole position in both classes.

7.5 Titel Overall Winner

The title “SRC Endurance Trophy – Champion” or other championship titles are awarded to the team that has achieved the highest number of points at the end of the season. In the event of a tie, the better rankings are decisive.

The winner of the team classification is entitled to claim starting number 1 for himself in the following season.

8. Protests

Protests are to be submitted according to the regulations of the SimRaceCommunity under the following link:

All protests must be received during the race and will be processed by a live race committee until the finish line.

9. TV rights / advertising and television rights

All copyright and image rights are owned by the organizer, including the images that are taken from television broadcasts of the live stream (s).

All television rights of the series, both for terrestrial transmission as well as for cable and satellite television transmission, all video rights and all rights to exploitation through all electronic media, including the Internet, lie with the organizer.

Any type of recording, broadcasting, repetition or reproduction for commercial purposes is prohibited without the written consent of the organizer.

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