# Appendix 2 - Penalty guidelines

# Guidelines

  1. The penalties listed below are the most common reasons which penalties are given.
  2. The race director is empowered to enforce or overturn penalties as he sees fit to do so.
  3. The length of the penalty may be altered at the discretion of the stewards, as different situations may result in a different time penalty than stated below.
  4. The stewards assess the penalties in this table. Repeat infractions may result in greater or cumulative penalties at the discretion of the stewards.

# List of penalties

# Pre-race infringements

  • (4.2.4) Entering the race session with the wrong car number or team id
    60 second time penalty

  • (4.2.5) Entering the race session with the wrong car
    Disqualification from the event

  • (4.5.4) Starting from the grid, while having to start from pits
    60 second time penalty

  • (4.7.5) Leaving the pits too early at the start
    30 second time penalty

# On-track infringements

  • (4.7.4) Passing class leader before S/F line
    30 second time penalty

  • (5.5) Unjustifiable risk

    • 1st infringement: warning
    • 2nd infringement: 5-10 second time penalty
    • 3rd infringement: 10 seconds added to the previous time penalty
  • (5.4) Incident responsibility

    1. Light contact:
      • 1st infringement: 5-30 second time penalty
      • 2nd infringement and further: 0-15 seconds added to the previous penalty
    2. Heavy contact:
      • 1st infringement: 15-60 second time penalty
      • 2nd infringement and further: 15-30 seconds added to the previous penalty
  • (5.6) Deliberate contact
    Penalized at discretion of the race director

  • (5.3) Blocking
    Penalized at discretion of the race director

  • (5.7) Not respecting track limits

    • 1st infringement: warning
    • 2nd infringement: time penalty
    • Time penalty for not respecting track limits is announced in the drivers briefing.
  • (5.7.7) Not respecting track limits when overtaking
    5 second time penalty

  • (8.10) Unsafe rejoin
    Penalized at discretion of the race director

  • (4.9) Exceeding driving time
    Laps over the driver's maximum driving time are deducted from the entry's total laps. The car will be scored as the last positioned on that lap in case of other cars having completed the same number of laps.

# Penalties infringements

  • (7.5.4) Not notifying race control after serving the penalty
    Penalty is not counted as served

  • (7.5.6) Car has not stopped for the correct amount of time
    Penalty is not counted as served.

  • (7.4.4) Not serving the penalty within the time frame after the penalty is received
    Penalty time gets doubled

# Additional infringements

  • (1.3.5) Adding new driver to entry's roster after the start of FP1
    60 second time penalty per driver

  • (6.1.2) Using voice/text chat in-game during qualifying
    Start from pits

  • (6.1.2) Using voice/text chat in-game during race.
    Penalized at discretion of the race director

  • (6.1.3) Sending private messages to current driver of another team
    5 second time penalty

  • (5.1) Not behaving professional and constructive regarding NEO related issues
    Penalized at discretion of the race director

Last Updated: 7/24/2020, 7:22:46 AM