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Notes for the drivers:

  • All drivers must be in the server with fifteen minutes to go until the qualifying session (02:15GMT). Unless you have made prior arrangement, you risk losing your spot to a reserve driver. Once you are in the server, please try to stay there as much as possible for easier monitoring of attendance.
  • This track has significant elevation changes, including at some corners where the car will get light and lose grip. There will be many opportunities to create contact by misjudging braking points and re-entering the track after an off. Be aware of other drivers braking points and adjust yours accordingly.
  • On the opening lap, the natural funnel points will be at T2, T4, and T6, be extra vigilant at these corners. Remember, you will have cold brakes and unoptomized tires on the opening laps, so drive accordingly!
  • You are not expected to wait for another driver should you be at fault in an incident. However, should you choose to wait (to avoid being reported post-race) then do so in a safe position and within a lap of the incident. Accidents caused by drivers waiting in dangerous areas will be penalized severely.
  • The staff will investigate all lap one incidents and any observed on the live broadcast - but aside from that, any incident needs to be reported within 72 hours for the staff to be able to review it - it is also fair to say that lap one incidents will be dealt harsher penalties then those during other parts of the race due to the potential for damage involved. May I remind you of the TPS Rules & Regulations.

Rolling Start Details:

  • Excessive weaving, hard braking, hard acceleration and general tyre warming behaviour is not allowed in ATCC.
  • Anybody who spins out during the formation lap will be able to resume their position but must be extremely cautious while moving back through the field, flashing their lights if necessary. This is the only time excessive flashing of lights may be used.
  • Drivers proceed two-by-two, with no overtaking.
  • Your speed may not exceed 105kph/65mph during the formation lap.
  • All drivers must maintain this speed until the pole sitter is between the final corner and the Start/Finish Line, at which point he may begin accelerating.
  • Drivers must wait for the leader to cross the Starting Line before overtaking. (Drivers do not have to wait to cross the Starting Line themselves before accelerating and racing.)
  • The formation lap is part of the in-game race distance, adjust you fuel load accordingly.

Track Boundaries:

  • Track boundaries at Mid-Ohio are the default TouringProSeries rules, which can be read via the link above, article 6.3.
  • Curbing, which may be used, are indicated by the brown/orange curbing textures, or red/orange and white curbing textures. There is no additional area beyond the curbs to be use at this circuit
  • The brown/orange inside curbing on T1 Exit, marking the pit lane boundary, is also the inside track boundary. If you cut this too much (even legally by TPS rule) the in-game steward will give you warnings and may disqualify you if you do it too much, beware!

Pit Entry/Exit:

  • When entering the pits, you must not cut across the pit entry line, you must keep all four wheels inside the entry line at all times.
  • The brown curbing is part of the pit exit line.
  • When exiting the pits, you must keep in the pit exit marked out until it ends, with all four wheels. As ever, those not pitting may use these areas freely, but have to give priority to any drivers using this area for pitting purposes.
  • Drivers will be allowed to turn their headlights on (during the final sector) to warn those behind of their intention to pit, this is the ONLY exception to our headlights rule. Make sure to turn them off again before exiting the pits.

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ATCC5: Round 7 - Mid-Ohio

One of the most important principles in the Touring Pro Series is attendance. If a driver signs up, he is expected to attend all races in that championship.

However, the management realise that real life can get in the way. All we ask is that the absence is reported as far in advance as possible, as a form of courtesy, should there be any replacement drivers waiting.

Absence must be reported at the very latest by 23:59GMT of the day before an event:

  • If you post after the deadline, then you will have one strike against your name - three late reports in this manner (after the deadline but prior to the first official session of the race event) will result in removal from the league.
  • If you post after the event has been started (within 48 hours of the beginning of the first qualifying) then you will only have two chances during the season before you will be removed from the league (report like that counts as "double strike").
  • A single failure to report absence after the 48 hour deadline will result in removal from the league.

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Current Division Allocation
Server allocations no longer include special rules for rounds 1 and 2 based on prequalification. Server allocation will now be set only by the championship standings (before points are dropped) - the top 24 drivers in the overall championship prior to an event will compete in Division One for that event. In case of absence, drivers will move up in championship order from Division Two to Division One. In event of a tie of points (drivers on minus points are classed as equivalent to 0), PreQualification results, then a driver's best result will be used. If there is a still a tie, the date of sign-up will be the final deciding factor. If your name appears in the allocation below, you are expected to show up for the race. If you cannot race you must sign-out in the Absence Report Thread HERE at least by midnight GMT on the day before the race. If you don't see your name on the list below and you are signed up, let me know via PM. If you wish to sign-up, please follow thin instructions in the Sign-Up Thread. Sign-up Thread will remain open for the foreseeable future.

Main Entrants:

  • Miguel Neto
  • Simon Kilov
  • Jack Keithley
  • Andre Caiado
  • Hugo Gonçalves
  • Duarte Lopes
  • Alexander Lauritzen
  • Reggie Blain
  • Ethan Bass
  • David Jundt
  • Rhys Gardiner
  • Jonatan Acerclinth
  • Pedro Amaral
  • Ivan Navarro
  • Chris Shepherd
  • Dennis Phelan
  • Vinicius Ferreira
  • Matthias Klein
  • Matthew Barron
  • Domingos Vaz
  • Daniel Wood
  • Bill Kaiser
  • Jonathan Motteram

Reserve Driver List

  • Jim Eagan
  • Fernandez Torres

Drivers reporting absent:

  • Andrew Beranek
  • Scott Sovik
  • Andy Vandevelde
  • Diogo Lopes (late)
  • Dariusz Swiderski (late)
  • Francisco Villar (late)




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Round 6, Vitus Parc Club: 

Race 1 - 



Race 2 -

Driver: Miguel Neto

Penalty: 5 points, 2 endorsements

Time: Lap 1, T=137

Reason: Contact with Kiethley.

Explanation: Miguel hits the right rear of Jack in T1 on the opening lap, spinning him out.  Endorsement is doubled for an opening lap incident.


Driver: Ivan Navarro (Lap 1 Incident)

Penalty: 5 points, 2 endorsements

Time: Lap 1, T=138

Reason: Contact with Phelan.

Explanation: Ivan doesn't give room and chops off Dennis at the apex of in T1 on the opening lap, putting him into the wall.  Endorsement is doubled for an opening lap incident.


Driver: Duarte Lopes

Penalty: 5 points, 2 endorsements

Time: Lap 1, T=202

Reason: Contact with Vaz.

Explanation: Duarte hits the rear of Domingos entering the final chicane on the opening lap, spinning him out.  Endorsement is doubled for an opening lap incident.


Driver: Duarte Lopes

Penalty: Warning

Time: Lap 2, T=239

Reason: Unsafe rejoin.

Explanation: After an off coming down the hill after T4, Duarte either makes a poor decision to rejoin with significantly reduced speed instead of staying right until there was a safer place to rejoin or simply cannot due to the wet grass. Duarte's rejoin blocks the the racing line as other cars are funneling into that narrow part of the chicane, causing contact with Amaral and collecting Åcerclinth. A warning is given due to the poor conditions.


The following drivers have been removed from the league for failure to report an absence:

  • Yuri Braham

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