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Protests & Appeals

1. Protests

  1. All protests relating to a racing incident must be submitted within 48 hours of event completion. Protests that are submitted late will be dismissed.
  2. Click here to complete the Protest Form.
  3. The driver being protested may be contacted by the Chief Steward and has 48 hours to submit his/her own evidence.
  4. The incident will be reviewed by the Stewards, and a decision will be announced in the respective championship’s "Stewards Reports" thread, along with the Incident ID.

2. Appeals

  1. All appeals to Stewards Reports must be submitted within 48 hours of the publication of the Stewards Report as follows:
    1. Send an email to
    2. The subject line must be in the following format: Appeal: [Investigation ID]
    3. List your PRL username in the body text
    4. Your e-mail must explain why you feel the initial decision by the Stewards was wrong.
  2. Appeals shall be reasonable, logical, based on sound evidence, and related to the PRL Racing Rules.
  3. Appeals that are frivolous, incorrectly submitted, or late will be dismissed.  Repeated appeals of this nature will result in disciplinary action.
  4. Only one appeal per incident is permitted.
  5. The Appeal will be reviewed by an extended PRL Stewarding team, and a decision will be announced in the respective championship’s Stewards Reports thread.
  6. Appeals that are unsuccessful will force a 90 day period where the driver submitting the appeal is ineligible to submit another appeal.

3. Penalties

  1. The penalties that can be awarded for infractions of the rules include time penalties, points deductions, position penalties, race disqualifications, grid penalties, race suspensions, or you may be made to start the next race from the pits.
  2. More severe penalties may be given in some circumstances.  The PRL Stewards reserve the right to award any penalty they feel is appropriate.
  3. Some protests will result in a warning rather than a penalty, but a second warning within 3 months may result in a penalty.