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RULE AND REGULATION

1. Custom livery
 

1.1 Your skin must be sent before the beginning of the championship to validate your participation
 
1.1.1 Your skin must not contain any violent, pornographic or other messages that may offend and/or insult other people. 
 
1.1.2 You are free and responsible for the choice of the sponsors that you put on your car as long as it respects the above rule 
1.2 If you are using a default game livery, make sure that the livery number is the same as the one you chose when you registered before sending it to me.
Optional. You have at your disposal a pack containing the different logos and sponsors of the champion (Download the pack)
2. Chat in game
2.1 Insult / disrespect towards another participant = ban (no discussion possible)
 
2.2 How the chat works on race days:
-Practice: Chat allowed without restriction
-Qualification: Report a problem or contact an admin.
-Pre-race break: Chat allowed without restriction
-Race: Once the formation lap is over the chat is forbidden and reserved to the admin
3. Specific rules of the BADEN GT TOUR SEASON 5
3.1 Race condition:
-Race time: 90min
-2 sets of tires for Q and R
-Random and dynamic weather, the weather configuration will be revealed one week before the race.
3.2 Pit stop rules:
-1 pit stop mandatory
-Mandatory refuelling (25s Minimum)
4.Qualification phase
This season there will be qualifying rounds just before the start of the championship. These phases will aim to balance the level during the championship so that it is more enjoyable for everyone.
 
The qualification will take place on two different circuits, each circuit will have two sessions on two different days to allow everyone to be available to participate. Drivers will choose the session that suits them best and will only be able to do one of the two sessions.
You will have 5 laps to accomplish 3 best consecutive laps. Your qualifying time will be calculated with the average of your three best consecutive laps. If you have only two valid laps, your two valid laps will be calculated and the third lap will be considered as null and added to your average (null = 5:00:000)
Points will be given at the end of each qualification session from the 1st to the 45th, at the end of the qualification phase the points will be calculated and the 45 first will win their place for the championship
4.1 Once you are on the track, you cannot return to the pits. A return to the pits before the end of your session will be considered as a withdrawal.
4.2 You have 5 laps to complete your qualification. (exit and entry laps not included) 
4.3 If a driver is not present when his turn comes, his session result will be considered as null (an average of 5:00.000 per lap).
4.4 Qualification must be done with the car you have chosen for thr championship at your registration
 
 
 
 
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The qualification will take place in October, the dates are not yet fixed.

5. Rules in qualification
Qualifying will take place 30 minutes before the race to determine the starting order of the grid.
5.1 To avoid any cheating with the tires sets. Once you have left the pit and completed your first lap on the track you are not allowed to leave the server. In case of any technical problem that would force you to leave and re-join the server during the qualification please notify an admin on the discord. A penalty will be applied in case of cheating with the tire sets.
5.2 When you are doing your lap which doesn't count towards qualification (invalidated, out of pits), respect other driver's hotlap and ensure a safe overtake.
5.3 When you are leaving the pits don't cross the pit exit line.
5.4 The driver who leaving the pits must adapt his speed and not interfere with the trajectory of the drivers coming behind him.
5.5 Teleportation to the pit is not allowed during qualifying, you must in any case reach the pits by road.
In case of digression of this rule, if you make a return to the pit via a reflex teleportation or if your car is totally blocked and you are unable to reach the pits by road you must then wait 15min in the pit before being able to restart on the track.
If abuse of the reflex excuse is used and observed several times and after a warnings from the race steward on the same driver/team during the championship, the race steward reserves the right to impose a penalty of 30s which will be applied on your final time for non respect and digression of the rule 3.5 of the regulation. 
In case the 15min waiting time before resuming the track is not respected, a first warning will be given and will be followed by 30s of penalties added to your final time in case of repetition. 
5.6 Condition of qualification:
5.6.1 Qualifying time: 30min
5.6.2 2 sets of tires for Q and R
5.7 Please use the chat in case of problems only. Of course a ''Hello''/''Hi''/''Bonjour'' when you join the server is never too much ;)
6. Rule for the race
6.1 Respect the blue flags, without going out of the track to let the other participants pass. Simply facilitate overtaking as soon as possible.
6.2 Overtaking is strongly discouraged under yellow flags. In case of contact under yellow flag the penalty will be more severe. More details on 11.1
6.3 An adventage taken outside the track limits must be returned. (The limits of the track are materialized by the white lines on each side of the track and not the virtual limits of the game) You have one lap to return your position. In case of not possibility to return the position. (because your opponent went into the pit, ran off the road or other situation) The race marshals can then take the decision to add a time penalty to your final result.  
6.4 In case of off-track, be very careful when returning to the track. A return to the track leading to an accident will be punished by a time penalty.
6.5 In case of a head to tail that takes you in the opposite direction of the track, if you have the possibility to make a turn off the track, do it (without cutting the racing trajectory), If you are not able to turn back without cutting the trajectory DO NOT MOVE any more and waiting for a window to make your half turn.
6.6 When you are leaving the pits don't cross the pit exit line.
6.7 The driver who comes out of the pit lane does not have priority over the one who is on the track. Both drivers have to leave enough space for the coming turn.
 
 
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6.8 In case of a blue flag for the driver who leaves the pits, he must do his best to facilitate the overtaking
 

6.9 Chat in game forbidden in race (Except in case of emergency to contact an admin in case of problem)
6.10 Race night schedule
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Times are based on CET (Central Europe timezone: Paris, Bruxelles)

7. Incident during the race
7.1 No penalty will be given during the race, except for penalties managed by the game. (e.g. cutting a corner, overly wide exit, excessive speed in the pit)
7.2 Contacts are part of the races, that's why after each race the race director will watch the race and will have the possibility to put warnings or sanctions. it is possible that the race directors may miss actions that happened during the race. so if you are a victim of an incident you must not under any circumstances avenge you of the one who did it. WE SOLVE THE PROBLEMS AFTER THE RACE NOT DURING! you have 48 hours* after the race to make an incident report (after this period of time, complaints are no longer admissible) each complaint will be studied by the race directors. who will give their verdict afterwards. You have the possibility to contest the verdict given. Will then follow a discussion between you and the race director all complaints filed remain anonymous, the goal is not to create tension between the pilots but to make enforce the rules and to learn from its mistakes so that everyone has a good time on the track.
*In case of non-availability in the 48 hours, please inform a moderator that your claim will be made later, your claim will then be analised.
 
8. Penalties
8.1 Sanction possible: (the penalties are ordered according to the degree of importance of the incident)
- Warning
- Time penalty added after the race 5s/10s/15s/20s/30s
- Disqualification of the qualification for the next race or start from the pit line
- Disqualification of the next race
- Disqualification of the championship
9. Points Scale
Available soon
10. Red flag
10.1 The red flag can be used in exceptional situations like:
-Server crash
-Lag server
-An incident that would totally block the track.
-Or any other possibility that prevents the correct running of the race
In the case of a red flag the results will be frozen when the first of the race crosses the line for the last time.
In case of a server crash or server lag, the red flag will be used only if 50% of the race has been completed. Otherwise the race will be replayed immediately or rescheduled to another day.
11. Yellow flag
11.1 Overtaking during yellow flags is strongly discouraged! But they are not sanctioned by the game and very complicated for us to check if all the overtaking are valid. In any case, be extremely vigilant during a battle under yellow flag, In case of contact with another driver in a yellow flag zone. The driver who attacks will be considered responsible and the penalties can be more severe if the yellow flag has an importance in the incident.
12. Blue flag
12.1 When you are under the blue flag you must facilitate the overtaking as soon as possible. Leave the trajectory (without leaving the road) in the best case. Don't be unpredictable, don't change your line 10 meters before the braking zone. 
All rules can be changed/modified. You will be notified of changes on discord if there are any changes