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2024 Asetek SimSports GT Challenge

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Entry Information

Welcome to Season 2 of the Motorsport UK Esports GT Challenge. This season is proudly partnered with Asetek SimSports

Please note the following points before entering this Championship

  • All drivers must be 16 years old or over
  • Please select the correct class for you PRO or AM - see info below on the criteria for each class
  • All drivers must hold a paid Motorsport UK Esports Membership (ÂŁ24.99 for 12 months) - Info and sign up here - https://esports.motorsportuk.org/membership/ 
  • There is no additional entry fee for this event

OVERVIEW

The mix of GT3 and GT4 cars remains for season 2 however the championship now heads to three iconic UK circuits and the famous Spa-Francorchamps, in this community focused championship.

After feedback from the 2023 championship this season is for solo drivers only and the races last 90 minutes.

Once you register you will be allocated a Discord role for this championship - where all information will be communicated

REGISTRATION

To register for this event, click the "Register" button. On the next screen, select your class, car and race number.

EVENT TIMETABLE

  • Wednesday Evenings
  • Practice - 6pm BST
  • Qualifying - 7:30pm BST - (Lone Qualifying, 3 Laps, 10 Minutes)
  • Race - 7:45pm - 9:15pm BST

Classes

PRO = A driver who has ever reached more than 3,000 iRating

AM = Any driver who does not meet the PRO criteria

PRIZES

The winning driver from all 4 classes will receive a FREE 1-hour simulator session in the Base Performance Simulator GT Sim - the simulator is created out of a raced Aston Martin GT Chassis with a full wrap around projected screen.

The simulator, constructed from a genuine racing chassis and fitted with proprietary BPS hardware, sets a new benchmark for closed-roof racing simulation. Infused with the expertise of Darren Turner, renowned for his extensive GT racing experience and his association with world-leading simulators, the BPS GT is the ultimate tool for both professional and amateur racers.

 Asetek SimSports have also provided two prizes for this championship. These are as follows:

Prize 1

  • These will be awarded to a driver selected at random out of all of the drivers who complete more than 50% race distance in all four races in the championship.
Prize 2
  • The wheelbase will be awarded to the driver who scores the most points in the championship (regardless of class) PRO & AM in GT3 and GT4 are treated as separate championships.
  • If two or more drivers score the same points, then the winner will be decided on count back of number of wins, 2nd places etc. If a winner can still not be determined, the winner will be selected at random out of those drivers.

CAR CLASSES

GT3 - Ferrari 296 GT3, Audi R8 LMS Evo II GT3, BMW M4 GT3, Mercedes-AMG GT3 2020, Porsche 911 GT3 R (992), Lamborghini Hurracan GT3 Evo

GT4 - Aston Martin Vantage GT4, McLaren 570S GT4, Mercedes-AMG GT4, Porsche 718 CaymanGT4 Clubsport MR, BMW M4 GT4

Stewarding

The championship will rely heavily on iRacing's inbuilt automated stewarding system however, as with most Motorsport UK community events we will have post race stewarding process. All incidents must be reported by a driver no later than 30 minutes after the race.

To have an incident reviewed, you must submit any protests through the protest form here form located here and the stewards will review it and confirm the outcome during or after the race in the Discord server.

PLEASE NOTE: Each driver has a maximum of 2 protests available to you for each race.

BROADCASTING

ALL Rounds of the championship will be broadcast LIVE on RaceSpot TV and Motorsport UK TV

EVENT RULES

  • Rolling Start
  • Fast Repairs: 1 per race
  • Fixed setups
  • Minimum Licence: Class D 2.0
  • Drive Through Penalty after 20x incident points and then every 10x after that
  • Strict qualifying in game scrutineering
  • No tyre usage restrictions

WEATHER

The in-sim game time will change across the three races and are outlined in the Rules & Regulations Document here. The weather will be set to "Generate" and dynamic sky will be enabled. All sessions after practice will have marbles set to 'Carry Over'

CUSTOM LIVERIES

All teams are allowed to use their own liveries for each race, however there is a official championship decal pack that needs to be added to all competing, details for this are outlined in our Discord and in the 'Rules'

All drivers must have permission (produce if requested) for any logo that is displayed on their car

All liveries used must adhere to the iRacing Paint Policy found here (policy updated 08/12/21)

Any politically charged or potentially offensive material on a custom livery will see the team banned from the race.

Registration

Motorsport UK Esports

753 Followers · 8 Events

GT3 PRO 2,257
15 15
GT3 AM 2,077
20 20
GT4 PRO 2,219
9 10
GT4 AM 2,130
16 15

Event Communications

Keep up to date with all event related announcements and communications via Motorsport UK Esports's Discord Server.

Classes & Cars

  • BMW M4 GT3
  • Mercedes-AMG GT3 2020
  • Porsche 911 GT3 R (992)
  • Ferrari 296 GT3
  • Audi R8 LMS Evo II GT3
  • Lamborghini Huracan GT3 EVO
  • Audi R8 LMS Evo II GT3
  • BMW M4 GT3
  • Ferrari 296 GT3
  • Lamborghini Huracan GT3 EVO
  • Mercedes-AMG GT3 2020
  • Porsche 911 GT3 R (992)
  • Aston Martin Vantage GT4
  • McLaren 570S GT4
  • Mercedes-AMG GT4
  • Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR
  • BMW M4 GT4
  • Aston Martin Vantage GT4
  • BMW M4 GT4
  • McLaren 570S GT4
  • Mercedes-AMG GT4
  • Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR

No-Show Rules

Max Allowed Penalties
10 Points
No Show Penalty
5 Points
Withdrawals Allowed
2
Event sponsor
Base Performance Simulators

Spearheaded by three-time Le Mans victor and Aston Martin's factory driver, Darren Turner, BPS boasts a team committed to delivering unparalleled service and unrivalled motorsport simulation experiences. Their combined wealth of knowledge and expertise ensures that the company consistently goes the extra mile for its clientele.

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Event sponsor
Asetek SimSports

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