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Stewards Reports, Protest & Appeal

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jeromef1

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GT4 Sprint Series 2022/S3
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Jerome Berthiaume
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Protests
  • All protests relating to a racing incident must be submitted within 72 hours of event completion. Protests that are submitted late will be dismissed.
  • We suggest drivers involved in an on-track situation to talk it over with one another first before turning in a Stewarding Protest. Take it upon yourselves to watch the replays, even in slow motion if needed.
  • Protests that are incorrectly submitted or late will be dismissed. Please contact the Chief Steward directly if you are having issues making a submission before the 72 hour time limit.
  • The driver being protested may be contacted by the Chief Steward if their PoV is deemed necessary, either by the website private message system or by email. The protested driver then has 72 hours to submit his/her own evidence. A ruling can be made by the Stewards without needing the Protested driver's PoV.
  • The incident will be reviewed by the Stewards, and a decision will be announced in the respective championship’s "Stewards Reports" topic, along with the Incident ID.
Appeals
  • All appeals must be submitted within 72 hours of the publication of the Stewards Report as follows:
  • Appeals shall be reasonable, logical, based on sound evidence, and related to the PRL Racing Rules.
  • Appeals that are frivolous, incorrectly submitted, or late will be dismissed. Repeated appeals of this nature will result in disciplinary action.
  • Only one appeal per incident is permitted.
  • The Appeal will be reviewed by the PRL Stewarding team, and a decision will be announced in the respective championship’s Stewards Reports thread.
Token System
  • Tokens are applicable for both protests and appeals.
  • Each driver have two tokens for the entire season.
    • If you submit a protest and end up being the one penalized, or the verdict is a racing deal, you will lost a token.
    • If you submit a protest and verdict is minor or major penalty, you will not lost a token.
    • If you submit an appeal and initial outcome results of the protest stays the same, you will lost a token
    • If you submit an appeal and initial outcome results of the protest is reduced, you will not lost a token.
    • Drivers who lost their tokens can't submit any protest or appeal for the remaining of the season.
  • You can't use the steward protest as a way to let off steam after a bad race. Drivers caught doing it will lost all their tokens.
Penalties
  • The penalties that can be awarded for infractions of the rules include points deductions, race disqualifications, race suspensions, or you may be made to start the next race from the pits.
  • More severe penalties may be given in some circumstances. The PRL Stewards reserve the right to award any penalty they feel is appropriated.
  • Some protests will result in a warning rather than a penalty, but a second warning within the same season may result in a penalty.
Penalty Matrix
Penalty matrix is only being displayed in an effort to help the drivers understand how penalties are applied given the infraction being assessed. PRL Stewards reserve the right to deviate from this penalty structure based on the nature of the incident.

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More information

If you need more explanation about a steward decision, please contact jeromef1 through private message.


 

arnaudgenest

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GT3 Sprint Series 2022/S3
GT3 Sprint Series 2022/S4
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Arnaud Genest
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Round 1 - Long Beach Street Circuit
**Under Investigation**
No incident currently investigated.

**Ruling**
Protest ID: 2021S3-004 - Protested Driver: James Presley - Ruling: Major Penalty - 20 Points for Impeding another driver whilst recovering from an incident (11.X)

Incident on Lap 7 , Turn 1 - Involving #1 James Presley (cadence.presley), #382 Nick Horvath (nickhorvath), #7Tyler Gore (TRG) & #64 Takeshi Kita (elTakeshi)
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Protest ID: 2021S3-005 - Protested Driver: Camilo Figueroa - Ruling: Major Penalty - 20 Points for Impeding another driver whilst recovering from an incident (11.X) + One Race Ban (Round 2) and End of Season Probation.

Incident on lap 7 , Turn 4 - Involving #666 Kevin Santana (Wingnut) , #28 Camilo Figueroa (Camilo Figueroa)
 

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arnaudgenest

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GT3 Sprint Series 2022/S3
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Round 3 - Hockenheimring
**Under Investigation**
No incident currently investigated.


**Ruling**
Protest ID: 2021S3-019
Protested Driver: Frederic Binette
Session: Race
Lap: 1
Ruling: Minor Incident
Penalty: 11 Points for Causing a contact/collision (7.1) (10 + 1 car multiplier)
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Protest ID: 2021S3-020
Protested Driver: Michael D West
Session: Race
Lap: 3
Ruling: Minor Incident
Penalty: 10 Points for Causing a contact/collision (7.1)
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Protest ID: 2021S3-021
Protested Driver: Sebastian Cofre
Session: Race
Lap: 3
Ruling: Minor Incident
Penalty: 10 Points for Causing a contact/collision (7.1)
 
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arnaudgenest

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GT3 Sprint Series 2022/S3
GT3 Sprint Series 2022/S4
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Arnaud Genest
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Location
Canada, Quebec, Quebec
iRacing ID
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Round 5 - Spa
**Under Investigation**
No incident currently investigated.


**Ruling**
Protest ID: 2021S3-030
Protested Driver: Brett Acord
Session: Race
Lap: 8
Ruling: Minor Incident
Penalty: 10 Points for Impeding another driver whilst recovering from an incident (11.X)
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Protest ID: 2021S3-031
Protested Driver: James Presley
Session: Race
Lap: 1
Ruling: Racing Incident
Penalty: None
 
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arnaudgenest

Director
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GT3 Sprint Series 2022/S3
GT3 Sprint Series 2022/S4
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Arnaud Genest
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Canada, Quebec, Quebec
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344959
Round 7 - Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve
**Under Investigation**
No incident currently investigated.

**Ruling**
Protest ID: 2021S3-043
Protested Driver: Michel Plourde
Session: Race
Lap: 2
Ruling: Minor Incident
Penalty: 11 Points for Causing a contact/collision (7.1)
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Protest ID: 2021S3-044
Protested Driver: Nicholas Colander
Session: Race
Lap: 19
Ruling: Racing Incident
Penalty: None
 
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arnaudgenest

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GT3 Sprint Series 2022/S3
GT3 Sprint Series 2022/S4
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Arnaud Genest
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Canada, Quebec, Quebec
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344959
Round 8 - Zandvoort
**Under Investigation**
No incident is currently investigated.

**Ruling**
Protest ID: 2021S3-045
Protested Driver: Brian Hotham (Hothands13)
Session: Race
Lap: 9
Ruling: Minor Incident
Penalty: 10 Points for Causing a contact/collision (7.1)
 
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arnaudgenest

Director
Staff member
GT3 Sprint Series 2022/S3
GT3 Sprint Series 2022/S4
Name
Arnaud Genest
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Messages
901
Location
Canada, Quebec, Quebec
iRacing ID
344959
Round 9 - Imola
**Under Investigation**
No incident is currently investigated.

**Ruling**
Protest ID: 2021S3-047
Protested Driver: Shawn Duhamel
Session: Race
Lap: 1
Ruling: Racing Incident
Penalty: None
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Protest ID: 2021S3-048
Protested Driver: James Presley
Session: Race
Lap: 10
Ruling: Racing Incident
Penalty: None
 
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