[CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

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**Broadcasted** THURSDAY | Practice @ 6pm | Qualifying @ 9pm | Race @ 9:15pm (EDT)
Season start on September 24th and end on December 3rd
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[CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by jeromef1 » Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:00 pm

INTRODUCTION
 
Welcome to the PRL Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series! 2020/S4 will feature the Indy Pro 2000.
 

Series organisers: Matthew Gunderson (Gunner) & Owen McLachlan (mclachlanol)
 
 
INFORMATION & FAQ
 
When does the season start and end? 2020/S4 will start on September 24th and end on December 3rd (break week for thanks giving).
  
How many races in the season? There will be 10 races in the season.
 
When can I signup? Now! But signups will be closing on September 17th 00:00 EDT.
 
Is there any drop week? Each driver gets 1 drop week. Drop weeks cannot be used in the last race of the season (Week 10). There is no drop week for Team Championship but drivers' drop week are taken into account in the team standings. The Season Finale race will not be allowed to count as a drop week, only Races 1-9.
 
What day/time do races start? Races are on Thursday. The session starts at 6pm with qualifying at 9pm (EDT).
 
How many seats are available? There is a maximum of 42 seats available. (can be review by management)
 
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 an entry fee? No!
 
Is this series broadcasted? No!
 
How can I make sure I'll have a seat? Here is the seat priority for this series:
  • Management staff
  • Series Organisers
  • Returning Premium Member (Must have attended 5 races in the previous season)
  • Premium Member
  • Returning Driver (Must have attended 5 races in the previous season)
  • New Driver
How can I become a Premium member? Click here for more information about the Premium Membership! Note that it is not mandatory.
 
Do I need to have a specific license, iRating or Safety Rating? Maximum of 2400 iRating, minimum license of C 2.0.
 
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.
 
Can I use the paint I want? Yes since this series is not broadcasted.
 
Can I join as a reserve or later in the season? No, we are not managing Reserve/Waiting list. We are not allowing new driver to join the series after season starts.
 
What is the structure of a race day? 
  • Race Day: Thursday
  • Practice: 6pm EDT (180 minutes)
  • Qualifying: 9pm EDT (15 minutes)
  • Race: 9:15pm EDT (45 minutes)
Is it open or fixed setup? 2020/S4 is open setup.
 
What is the points system? The full scoring system is available in the Rules document.
 
 
RULES & SETTINGS
 
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.
 
It is mandatory to read the rules document. If you are not following rules, you may received a penalty or be excluded from the series.
     
 
SIGNUP SECTION
 
In favor to help us cover the broadcast expenses, we are asking all members a $10 entry fee.
 
  • The entry fee isn't refundable as soon as the season starts
  • You will be removed from the driver list of you haven't paid a week prior the season start
  • If you have paid and are moved off the drivers list because a Premium member or returning driver signed up, you'll be refunded.
 
 
 
 
REGISTERED DRIVERS
  
NOTE THAT IT MAY TAKES 48 HOURS UNTIL YOUR NAME SHOWS ON THE GOOGLE SHEET BELOW
 
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Re: Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by barryf1fan » Sun Aug 23, 2020 6:07 pm

I accidentally signed up twice, my computer (at work) hung the first time and I didn't think it went through so did it when I got home.  Sorry 'bout that guys. :roll:
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Post by TRG » Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:15 pm

Got it covered Barry, no worries.
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Re: [CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by mclachlanol » Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:04 pm

Hey guys,

It looks we are going to gave to combine both the Elite and amateur series into one race session. This is due to not getting enough sign ups for both divisions. We apologize for the last minute change but we hope that this will keep the grids full during the entire season and avoid having only 10 or so drivers left at the end of the season. We will keep separate championship scoring for each division so even though you will be in the same race as the Elite drivers you will not really be competing against them.

This does mean that the race session will be broadcast. Due to the broadcast fees, we will need to ask every driver to pay the $10 entry fee. Again we apologize for the last minute fee but this will ensure that the broadcasts can continue for the Thursday night series. Please pay the entry fee by end of day September 16th (this Wednesday).

If you have any questions please PM myself, Matt, or anyone in PRL management.


Thanks and I hope to see everyone in a couple of weeks!
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Re: [CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by barryf1fan » Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:24 pm

Little nervous now... running with the Pro guys (in open-wheelers no less) and being a n00b at this in general.  I'm glad that we'll still be separated out for scoring.  I was nervous enough running with the "amateur" group, but now. :o

I will do my best, and hope to get better with every round, and although last season's GT4 series was my first proper league, felt I improved through the season.  Looking forward to getting on track - and have already started practicing, ran about 30-40 laps last night at Philip Island. :lol: 

Thanks so much for all you guys do to set these up.  It's such a good time racing with you all, and although my experience is fairly limited I feel that this is a great group of guys to race with.  I mean, even when there are touches and accidents (which happen in real life) that there isn't any malice or intent involved - it's almost always just good hard racing going on.

Appreciate you guys!!
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Post by barryf1fan » Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:36 pm

Also, if anyone is looking for a team mate, let me know as I don't have a team to join. I'm very amateur and looking to improve, but would like to run on a team, so if anyone wants to add me or join a team with me, please let me know.

thanks!
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Re: [CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by crich88848 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:57 pm

I actually think this is pretty cool. Essentially a multi-class league with the same car. Get kind of the best of both worlds. Get to be on the broadcast and still compete against people closer in skill.
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Post by CajunGrit » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:23 pm

Yeah I’m looking forward to the challenge. I hope my fellow back markers stick it out with me!
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Re: [CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by mclachlanol » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:45 pm

Hey guys,

So just to clarify how the points will work with the two divisions. The two classes will be scored completely separate. So the top finishing amateur driver will always score 35 points (even if his overall finishing position was 5th), the second highest amateur will score 33 points, and so on. Same thing for the Elite drivers. Also we are going to add an "AM-" or a "PRO-" before each drivers name in the race so that you can easily figure out who's in what class during the race.

Last thing to note, team sign ups and league invites in iracing will be open by this Friday. It's going to be a little bit messy as far as car numbers are concerned because we are merging the two divisions in one session and I'm guessing there will be a few duplicate numbers. I'll do the best I can to get you the number you signed up with but there is no guarantee. It's going to be a pretty large field to start the season (~45 drivers) but should be a lot of fun.

Hope to see you guys next week!
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Re: [CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by Shawn Duhamel » Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:23 pm

I submitted my payment on the 13th, but have not received a confirmation that I'm all set. Also, are you combining the pro & am forum pages for the season?
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Re: [CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by jeromef1 » Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:47 pm

Shawn Duhamel wrote: I submitted my payment on the 13th, but have not received a confirmation that I'm all set. Also, are you combining the pro & am forum pages for the season?
Yes we got it 😊

As for your question, look at the thread link below, it will answer your question. 

https://www.precisionracingleague.com/f ... 242&t=4092
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Re: [CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by jeromef1 » Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:25 pm

Here is the official Amateur driver lineup! Team selection is now open!

Official drivers
Tyler Gore
David Hebert
Matthew Gunderson
Owen McLachlan
David Cristelli
Kevin Santana
Shawn Duhamel
Christopher Richards
Daniel Barnett
Paul Wildridge
Brian Matthews
Robert Besaw Jr.
WilliamLee4
Barry Cochrane
WilliamLee4
Dave Peterson
Donald Olson
Dave Peterson 
Michael Broomhead
Adam Wright4
Phil Kewitz
Don Bowden
Tyler Scuralli

Drivers removed for non-payment
Craig Hawkins
John Wechsler
Wolfgang Loder
jonathan diggs
Jay Steffey
Richard Coulombe
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Re: [CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by crich88848 » Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:05 pm

In light of what transpired in the Elite sign-ups thread, I would personally like to say that I appreciate the countless hours donated by PRL staff to support this league. It doesn't go unrecognized. Looking forward to a another great season!!! 
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Re: [CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by mclachlanol » Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:32 pm

Hi all,

League invites have been sent. For returning members it is a different iracing league so you still need to accept the invite to get in.
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Re: [CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by mbroomo » Tue Sep 22, 2020 4:50 pm

I'll take 27 seeing as its open and 5 is picked a few times, not a major thing but would appreciate it. Thanks!
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Re: [CLOSED] Indy Pro 2000 Amateur Series 2020/S4 Sign Ups & Information

Post by mclachlanol » Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:48 pm

mbroomo wrote: I'll take 27 seeing as its open and 5 is picked a few times, not a major thing but would appreciate it. Thanks!
Hey Mike,

Accept the league invite in the iracing league and I will update your number there.
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