# 2. Registration procedure

# 2.1 Registering entries

  1. An entry will be confirmed by the organisation once:
    • The entry form is submitted
    • The entry fee is fully paid
  2. Entry applications must be submitted through the official entry form.
  3. All accepted entries will be confirmed in writing.

# 2.2 Required entry information

  1. The organisation requires the following information from all entries:
    • Team name
    • Nationality of the entry
    • Name of the team manager
    • Email address of the team manager
    • Discord username of the team manager
    • TeamID
    • Class of the entry
    • Car of the entry
    • Car number 1st, 2nd, 3rd choice
    • Optional: Team Twitter handle
    • Optional: Team website
    • Optional: Team Twitch channel
  2. For the financial processing of entry fees and prize winnings, the organisation requires the following information from all entries:
    • (Company) name
    • Billing address
    • VAT number

# 2.3 Registering an entry with an invitation

  1. The top six entries in each class from 24H SERIES ESPORTS season 2021/2022 earned an invitation for the 2022/23 season.
  2. An entry with an invitation may apply to any of the classes. Only the first seven entries with an invitation that apply to a class will be guaranteed a spot in that class.
  3. The invitation may only be accepted when it meets all the following requirements:
    • At least one driver from last season remains;
    • The entry name remains identifiable as the same team;
    • The entry must have the same team manager as the previous season or a driver from the previous season must be the new team manager.
  4. A team that no longer qualifies under these rules can apply for 'force majeure' to be judged by the organisation on a case-by-case basis.
  5. The organisation reserves the right to deny any entry for any reason.
  6. When registering, the invitation teams must make sure to comply with the rules. It is solely by the discretion of the organisation to decide if the invitation is valid based on the regulations.

# 2.4 Registering an entry without an invitation

  1. Teams who do not have an invitation will have to participate in pre-qualifying.
  2. The goal of pre-qualifying is to make a selection for the remaining available spots on the grid.
  3. The number of available spots will be determined by the number of teams who have registered with an invitation.
  4. After the entries have been selected as a result of pre-qualifying, they will have to complete the registration by paying the entry fee. If they do not complete the registration within the deadline, the spot will go to the next entry in line.
  5. The organisation can, upon request, give more detailed reasoning on decisions from the pre-qualification session, either verbally or written. This should be regarded as a statement, and no further correspondence will be provided regarding the decision.

# 2.5 Pre-qualifying procedure

  1. Each class gets, when necessary, its own pre-qualifying sessions.
  2. Multiple sessions will be available throughout the day.
    • Start times of the sessions:
      • Session 1: 08:00 GMT
      • Session 2: 13:00 GMT
      • Session 3: 18:00 GMT
      • Session 4: 23:00 GMT
  3. All sessions have the same settings:
    • Track (layout): Donington Park Racing Circuit (Grand Prix)
    • Practice session duration: 20 minutes
    • Qualifying session duration: 160 minutes
    • Time of day: Afternoon
    • Track state: 100%
    • Leave marbles on the track: Off
    • Weather: iRacing default:
      • Temperature: 78ºF/26ºC
      • Humidity: 55
      • Wind speed: 2 MPH/3 KPH
      • Wind direction: N
      • Sky: Clear skies
      • Dynamic Sky: OFF
      • Dynamic weather: OFF
  4. At least two drivers of each entry must drive a stint of at least ten consecutive clean timed laps. The fastest ten consecutive clean timed laps will serve as the reference stint time for the driver.
    1. Only drivers on the roster of the entry may participate. Times from non-registered drivers are disregarded.
    2. Both drivers do not need to participate in the same session.
    3. Entries are allowed to field more drivers, only the two fastest drivers' times are counted.
    4. Drivers may participate in multiple sessions, in an attempt to improve their time. Only the times from the last participated session will be considered for each driver.
    5. When a driver enters a new session, the times from the previous session will be revoked.
  5. The average of the fastest stint times of the two fastest drivers will serve as reference for ordering the entries.
  6. Entries who were unable to complete the two mandatory stint times are not eligible for the reserve list.
  7. The two drivers who qualified the entry are required to be on the roster for that entry, for the first two events of the season.

# 2.6 Updating the roster

  1. To update the driver roster for an entry (both adding and removing drivers), the Driver Registration Form must be used.
  2. The following information is required:
    • iRacing Customer ID
    • TeamID
    • Nationality of the driver
Last Updated: 6/29/2022, 10:47:46 AM