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**Final Information** - 8 Hours of Charlotte


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Thank you to all who have signed up for this third ChampCar iRacing Special Event. For those still on the fence, there is time to sign-up if you want to enter, just put the details in the main thread and we'll send invites to the league.


Entry List


Please find the entry list hereAll invites have been sent to the "HJ Events" league as specified by the sign-ups we have received so far. Please check your team for accuracy in car, number, and driver roster. If there is a driver on your roster that has not received an invite, then please let me know. I will update the status of the sheet periodically to ensure it is as accurate as possible. Please also note that there are some teams that either only have one driver registered, or have drivers that do not have iRacing accounts. If this changes, please let me know.


License Requirement


A reminder that there is a D/2.0 (License/Safety Rating) for the event on Saturday. If you are new to iRacing and still in the rookie class, don't worry! There is still time for you to complete the rookie progression and gain that road D license. 


Team Registration


All drivers for a team entry must be members of the team before the event goes live. For those who are new to team racing on iRacing, please refer to this guide that we have put together.


Incident Limit, Protests, and Cautions


As noted in the initial race post, there is an incident limit of 40x/10x for this event. This means that, after accruing 40x, your car will have to serve a stop-go penalty to think about what you've done and have Dana shout at you for a while. After this, every additional 10x will result in a further penalty/more shouting.


We will have a live stewarding team monitoring proceedings throughout the race. If you wish to submit a protest during the race, please have a team member fill out this form to lodge a protest with race control, and they will review the incident at the next available opportunity to provide timely judgement and feedback. Please note that this protest must be received within 30 minutes of the incident in question for it to be reviewed.


The stewarding team will also have the ability to throw full course yellow flag cautions if they see a situation that warrants this. If this is the case, they will advise over the Racecontrol radio channel the reason and manage all wave-arounds through this whilst the field is brought under control.


The stewarding team will manage communication through the iRacing radio channels, RACECONTROL, DRIVERS, and ALLTEAMS. Please ensure these channels are enabled and avoid communicating over iRacing radio during the event. For inter-team communication, use your TEAM channel or the Discord where we can set you up with a private voice channel.




Charlotte is a deceptively tricky track, with a lack of run-off, high speeds, and vicious kerbs. Survival will be crucial to a good result. To help in that, we will be encouraging the race start and all subsequent restarts to take place single file. Race control will be reminding the field of this each time. Making that last-gasp pass into the final chicane when the green flag waves is unlikely to be a good strategy. 


We will also be enforcing a no passing/driving on the apron in the banked corners (coming out of T5 and the back straight chicane). The apron is marked with solid white/blue line. Any passing/persistent driving below this during the race will be looked at by Racecontrol. It is also a category for which protests can be submitted by other teams if they see it. Coming out of the back straight chicane, there is a perpendicular solid white line across the track on the entry to the oval T3. This is a handy guide for when you should be above the apron line. 


Drive Time Limit


In deference to the ChampCar roots of this event, we will be honouring the real world regulation of a maximum driver drive time of two hours (+1 lap). Although this cannot be automatically enforced, we will be paying attention during the race and can also enforce penalties post-race by examining the full results. 


Practice Race


We will host a practice session tonight via the HJ Events league. It'll be a team session with license requirements to mirror the restrictions of the race so that you can practice registering and driver changes. There'll be a short race at the end to quench any competitive desires, and there'll be an incident limit to practice being nice to each other.


Live Stream


The race will be streamed live and in entirety on the CCES Facebook and Youtube pages, and the HJ YouTube and Twitch channels linked below, with full production and commentary from the ChampCar Live and Hugh Jass crews. Please spread the word to anyone who may be interested in watching your bid for glory, and for learning more about ChampCar.


In addition, we are collecting information for use by our broadcasting crew on individual teams and drivers, so that we can be more informed when we talk about you on the stream! Please fill in the below form so that we can link your information to your team entry and make sure we know who you are!










Useful Links

Discord Server

Guide to iRacing and Hardware

Guide to iRacing Team Events

How to create your own iRacing paints

iRacing Tips and Resources

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