Welcome to the PRL NASCAR XFINITY Series! The Season 12 will be held in the NASCAR B Class Fixed (xFinity Cars)!
If you are a returning driver, you'll notice that the signup process has changed a bit. It is very important to read the entire thread!
Series organisers: Brandon Walter (fotors3) & Charles Sumner (Hootius)
INFORMATION & FAQ
When does the season start and end? Season 12 will start on March 17th and will end on May 26th. There will be a break week on April 21st because of Easter.
How many races in the season? There will be 10 races in the season.
Is there any drop week? Each driver gets 1 drop week. There is no drop week for Team Championship but drivers drop week are taken into account in the team standings.
What day/time do races start? Races are on Sunday. The session start at 8pm with the qualifying at 9pm (EST).
How many seats are available? There is a maximum of 40 seats available.
Is this championship broadcasted? No this series is not broadcasted. However, if the attendance is going good for Season 12, we may be broadcasted for Season 13!
How can I register? To register, you must first read the entire thread. After, at the bottom, you will find a Google Form that you'll need to fill.
Is there any fees to signup? This championship is free to join, but all donations are welcome to help us organizing and hosting sessions.
How can I make sure I'll have a seat? Here is the seat priority for this series:
- Full time seats will only be assigned to drivers who have shown good participation in their past PRL seasons, and to new drivers (innocent until proven guilty).
- The Premium Members will always have a full time seat as soon as they sign up 1 week before the season start.
- The last season's drivers will be assigned to a full time seats prior to the new drivers as soon as they sign up 1 week before the season start. To be considered as a returning driver, you must have attended a minimum of 5 races.
- If you sign up but have not shown good participation in the past, you may be placed to the waiting list. If you get a full time seat, you'll have to prove us you can attend each race.
Do I need to have a specific license, iRating or Safety Rating? This is required to have a minimum of D license. There is no restriction for the Safety Rating and iRating.
Can I register as part of a team? Of course! But each driver of the team must create an account on the PRL forum and register for the series.
What happens if I'm removed from the full time driver list? You may be moved to the waiting list for one of the reason mentioned above. If there is a seat that becomes free, you will be contacted by email or on the iRacing website.
What is the structure of a race day?
- Race Day: Sunday
- Practice: 8pm EST (60 minutes)
- Qualifying: 9pm EST (5 minutes / 2 laps)
- Race: 9:05pm EST (laps / max. 55 minutes)
What is the points system? The full scoring system is available in the Results, Standings and Scoring System thread.
All Official PRL Championship’s shall adhere to the site wide PRL Rules & iRacing Sporting Code. All rules mentioned below surpass PRL & iRacing Sporting Code rules.
- Server: US-Bos
- Race Day / Time: Sunday. Session starts @ 8 PM EST. 60 minutes practice, 5 minutes / 2 laps qualifying, up to 55 minutes race (laps).
- Cars: NASCAR XFINITY (Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Toyota Camry)
- Setups: Fixed
- Weather: Dynamic Weather & Sky
- Track State / Marbles: 0% @ Start of practice, and then qualifying set to 30% and carried over into race session.
- Starting Type: Rolling Start per Qualification order.
- Start / Restarts: iRacing Sporting Code restart applied (Article 6.8.2).
- Fast Repairs: 0
- Assists: No Assists, Clutch only
- Fuel Load: 85%
- Incident Limits: 13 for more than 1.5 mile tracks, 17 for short tracks and superspeedway / 30 for roads
- All participants are required to use PRL's Discord server, and must be logged in at the start of the race. (1 point penalty may be applied).
- Set your Discord nickname to your name and car number. (ex. Chris Perez #41). (1 point penalty may be applied)
- Must enter with the car number you signed up for the season with. (1 point penalty may be applied).
- You must use a wheel and pedals. Using any other type of input method is not allowed. (Mouse, Controller, etc.).
- iRating: no limit
- Licence: D class
- Must be a member of Precision Racing League on iRacing.
- Refrain from speaking to the general lobby during Qualifying.
- Utilize Whisper on iRacing private channels to communicate to teammates/friends.
- All are to be in one of the rooms under iRacing Channel.
- Follow instructions given by Organizers, Management, and/or Race Control.
- Team room can be created, please ask your organiser.
- Be respectful to other participants. Cursing out, yelling, calling names, etc. Will Not Be Tolerated.
- Drop Week - Over 10 races, each driver is allowed to drop their lowest scoring race. This also includes any events you may have missed. Drop week is automatically applied in the results spreadsheet. There is no drop week for team championship, but drivers drop week is taking into account.
- Race Starts and Restarts: iRacing Sporting Code (Article 6.8.2). No 3-Wide into T1/T2. Only exception is if trying to avoid piling up the field.
- Wrecks / Towing: If your car cannot maintain speed following an accident, be respectful enough to Tow your car back to the pits.
- Intentional Wrecking: You are not allowed to intentionally wreck yourself or another driver during the official PRL session. This include Practice, Qualifying and Race.
- Entering / Exiting Racing Surface: Always enter and exit the racing surface in the appropriate locations. Avoid stopping on the racing surface. (ie: Exiting pit lane on the backstretch.)
- Racing Etiquette: Follow All iRacing Sporting Code. Lap down car(s) are to give way to Lead Lap car(s).
- Yellow Line: There will be No-One allowed to use the apron to make passes. (Daytona / Talladega specific)
- Pit Road: All car(s) are to stay to the Right while going down Pit Road.
- Black Flag(s): Black Flag(s) can be cleared, if Admin deems appropriate and is not currently racing.
- Reasons To Clear A Black Flag:
- Using Pit Lane to avoid an accident on the front stretch.
- Receiving a Black Flag for passing a car under yellow, when the car causing the issue should have Towed.
- Note that there is no race director and the organiser is racing as well. Therefore, your black flag may not be cleared.
- Reasons To Clear A Black Flag:
- On track incidents should be avoided at all costs.
- PRL's Racing Rules and iRacing's Sporting Code are in effect for all official races through the season.
- On track incidents should be reported to the PRL Stewards.