SRP Rules and Regulations

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  1. Andy Breedon SRP Manager

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    SRP Account and Driver Names
    All simracingpro members must use their real names at all times. Accounts may not be created using nicknames or tags.
    • Always use your real name on our Teamspeak server
    • Always use your real name when entering our race servers
    In-game player profiles must also use real name. Members must enter the race servers under game profiles that exactly match their simracingpro member names. If your name is "John Doe" on the site, then you must use "John Doe" in the game and not "JohnD" or "MesterA".

    Driver Conduct
    We expect that every driver at any event/league will conduct themselves to the highest standards of behaviour and sportsmanship attitudes, particularly in their relationship with other drivers and SRP Staff, In a manner that shall not hinder the reputation of simracingpro.com. Failure to do so may result in harsh warnings or bans.
    • Race with common sense in all the sessions (practice, qualify, warm-up and race). Don't hold up, or block other drivers unnecessarily during pre-race sessions.
    • Respect the in-game rules, all flags should be respected, and followed.
    • After the race has begun be very cautious entering Turn 1, this is the hardest part of the race and can also ruin your race before the second lap.
    • Keep two wheels on the track at all times. Kerbs are a part of the track.
    • Cutting rules are the simulator cutting rules. When you receive a cut warning it means you are out of the track, and gaining advantage which is unacceptable.
    • If you go off the track, then please slow down and merge back on the track with caution.
    • Pressing ESC is allowed (unless any league rules apply), but NEVER press ESC over the racing surface - even after a spin or a crash. Always wait to be completely alone for move the car out of the racing surface, and once with the car stopped in a safe place you can press ESC.
    • When someone is trying to overtake you on a straight, you are allowed to change lines only once. Swerving causes dangerous situations, and most of the time result in crashes.
    • If a driver is on the inside and has overtaken you in the corner, give him room, follow him, be faster than him, and overtake him in a clean move. Then you are brave… otherwise you made a dirty manoeuvre and he’s probably (and unfairly) out of the race.
    Good sportsmanship
    Good sportsmanship is the very essence of the sport, and the basic foundation of any competition. Be a gentleman, treat each other like you would expect to be treated. If you hit another driver resulting in a spin, crash or if the driver goes off track, then be a sportsman: wait for him in a safe place, and give the driver his position back.

    Unsportsmanlike conduct
    Any unsportsmanlike conduct, on any scale, will not be welcome at simracingpro.com events/leagues. Acts of unsportsmanlike conduct have many forms such as arguing, accusing and intimidation. No form of unsportsmanlike conduct will be tolerated. Drivers that show poor sportsmanship due to their own mistakes in judgement will be informed. However, drivers that commit repeated acts of unsportsmanlike conduct will be given warnings that suit the offence.

    Knowledge of the rules
    • All drivers must know all of the rules. Ignorance of any specific rule is not an excuse.
    • simracingpro rules are league rules, follow them in everything (penalties, pit stops, pit lane speed etc.).
    • No chat in race or qualifying, arguments can be settled after the race. If you want to communicate you can use TeamSpeak.
    • Keep TeamSpeak chat in the official race channel to a minimum. It's alright to warn for an accident or other such information. SRP TeamSpeak allows users to create their own public/private channel.
    Attendance
    All drivers who sign up are required to attend the event/league. If a driver is unable to attend, you are required to sign out from the event ahead of time (1 hour before race start for events, leagues may have specific rules).
    • Sign up for an event "only" when you are going to participate in the race.
    • Sign ups as a "maybe" are place on a reserves list.
    While it is understandable that this may not be possible from time to time, repeated no-shows will result in your sign ups for future events/leagues being filled by drivers with a better reliability record.


    Violation of the rules as stated above or drivers reporting you to a race director may result in warning, and risk an amount of license points. When you are banned, you can only return to the single race events by sending a message containing the agreements of the violated rule(s) to a site administrators or race director. The so-called "Ban till you understand" method.

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