F1 Regulations

Terms & Conditions of the Series

1. General

By entering the racing series, accept the General Terms and below.

To start the game you need IRGTool (download)

2. IRG ServersIRG

Servers are only available to registered users.

The users use IRG servers under their name (displayed on their profile) and possibly a nickcname, selected during registration.

Site users have the option to have an appropriate 'skin' for their status;
- new members applying for a licence: New Driver
- Drivers with licenses  but without a team: No Team
- Licensed driver with a team: Team Skin *
* (Team Skin must be an original design which doesn't  duplicate any existing motifs from existing real-life racing series).

3. Licenses

The license is granted by IRG Administration.

Stable driving, maintaining a 'fair play' approach, good sportsmanship, courtesy, and manners are all qualities which positively influence this decision. 

Doing the opposite of the above does not, and it may lead to a loss of the privilege of of using IRG.

License is granted indefinitely.

Recipient of the license is entitled to start racing in the lowest group of the series which they have been assigned to ( to join any other groups the user must sign up separately  but does not have to acquire a license again).

In order to obtain a licence, a user must be positively verified by IRG's Administration, which depends on:
-Training races

The user automatically becomes an applicant for a license after joining a training race.

The reply is usually given within 21 days.

The message with the decision, whether the user has been granted a license (or not) will appear in the "Driver Panel". Inquiries may be made by e-mail.

4. Teams

Team consisting of two people; the player which assembles the team must be a license holder.

Applications should be submitted to the Forum in the  "Current Events" section, in a suitable thread.

The band's name can not contain offensive phrases.

Due to copyright, names can not contain the names,or their obvious segments, of teams already existing in a real racing series and any other brand names which already exist.

5. Server's Settings

Flag rules-Blac only
Fuel usage-normal
Tire usage-3x
Moss failures scaled-Time
Driving Aids-Clutch only
View-cockpit only.

6. Official Race

During the Official Race, the access to the server is protected by a password. The address and password to the race are listed in the "User Panel".

During the Official Race it is prohibited to take part in any voting or conversations on the game's chat.

To take part in the "Official Race", a condition of driving over 25 timed laps or one stint consisting of ten laps on the current track.

The race is held in the presence of a minimum of 4 players.

The distance of each race is  200km/length of the track (rounded up to the nearest lap). In the case of any changes, there will a message issued at the right time, allowing participants to properly prepare.

The set time of the race will be the same as the one in real life.

Only the drivers with a lincence can take part in a GP.

During the "Official Race" drivers are oblidged to usethe tires in accordance with the rules.

As a rule, the tyre compounds used in the races will be the same as the ones used in actual, real-life events.

-Each of the mixtures must travel a minimum distance of one timed lap.

Start of the race is preceded by forming loops (FL), the principles of which are well known and understood. (FAQ)

After the start, at the T1, Best Line (BL) does not apply.

The players should only use a half of the service position (only the left or right wheels should be on the position).

6.1 Qualifying

Qualifying session is preceded by a 10 minute player's gathering.
Because we are working on the development of the service - for the moment, only one qualifying session will be taking place -following links expire until the implementation of new changes.
The race is preceded by the two qualifying sessions, where the first session (Q1) takes 20 minutes. Ten best players go through to the second session, which lasts 10 minutes (Q2).

Players who did not qualify for the second session can not race in the Q2 - so as to not disturb the players in the top ten.

During the two qualifying sessions the amount of laps is unlimited.

Between the qualifying sessions (Q1/Q2) the option to change the car settings remains unlocked.

Between the second qualifying session (Q2) and the race,  the option to change the cars' settings is locked, except for the amount of fuel, the type of tires and the type of front spoiler.

Drivers who qualified for the second qualifying session, are required to start the race on tyres made of the same mixture as the one they were using when they got their best lap time during that session.

Players in the top ten must start the race using the tyres made of the mixture that they were using during their best qualifying lap.

6.2 Race training and MiniRace

Training sessions will take place on Fridays, Saturdays and possibly Sundays, only if there are no Official Races at 20:00.

MiniRace can take place any day at any time  when there are at least five players available on the server (at the moment the mini race takes place after a vote.)

7. League Classification

Points are awarded to players with licenses who have completed the race.

Race are deemed to be completed when the player has driven 90% of the total distance of the race.

The player who finished the race receives points for their achieved place;

P1 - 75 points,
P2 - 60,
P3 - 50,
P4 - 42,
P5 - 37,
P6 - 32,
P7 - 27,
P8 - 23,
P9 - 18,
P10 - 15,
P11 - 14,
P12 - 13,
P13 - 12,
P14 - 11,
P15 - 10,
P16 - 9,
P17 - 8,
P18 - 7,
P19 - 6,
P20 - 5,
P21 - 4,
P22 - 3,
P23 - 2,
P24 - 1

8. Complaints/Protests

Up until 23:59 of the day after the race, the driver has the opportunity to file a complaint. Then, within 24 hours of the notification of the complaint, all the players included in the complaint (as perpetrator or victim) can respond to the reported complaint.

The camplaint can be made by the victim, offender or IRG Administration.

The complaint should be made by filling out the „Incident Report" form in the tab "Driver Panel".

Any protest shall be examined by the IRG Administration.

9. IRG Administration

IRG has the right to impose the following penalties on a player:

1. Addition of time to the time of the finished race.

2. Moving the player's position gained by completeing the race by a specified number of places.

3. Start from the pit lane in the next race.

4. Moving the player's starting position by a specified number of places.

5. Point deduction after completing the race.

6. Exclusion from a certain amount of future races.

7. IRG has the right to ask players to provide telemetry data from the race. Player have to have installed the MoTeC program with the right plugin. Fauilure to comply with request within a week is equal to disqualification rfom the event.

In the case of player's absence, the penalties imposed on a player will be transferred onto the next GP.

IRG Administration's decisions are indisputable and will not answer to any appeals.

Contacting the IRG Administration possible only via e-mail.

IRG Administration can remove a player who commits acts contrary to the rules and general principles from the server.