Intro: Following on from a hugely successful 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual in 2020, we are excited to present the first Le Mans Virtual Cup in partnership with the Automobile Club de l’Ouest. Required content: All drivers will be required to own all of the cars that will be used in the race, as well as the track to be able to join the server. Below are links to the game and the required content. rFactor 2 Norma M30 Le Mans Nurburgring Monza Spa Splits: Ahead of every race, we have a series of qualification sessions to determine the splits and grid positions for that race. The final race will be based of top 30 in the championship, 2nd split will be 31-60 and so on. Broadcast: Top split on Traxion's channels Livery submission: After qualification drivers can submit liveries. Instructions will be posted in 2nd post. Name vs nickname: We require every participants to use their real name in game, in our competition system and on our forum. We need to be able to recognize you. If you have a nickname and need to change it - contact our staff. Season schedule: 03 September: Monza qualifying starts 12 September: Monza qualifying ends 24 September: Monza race // Replays --- 26 September: Spa qualifying starts 05 October: Spa qualifying ends 15 October: Spa race // Replays --- 17 October: Nordschleife qualifying starts 26 October: Nordschleife qualifying ends 12 November: Nordschleife race --- No qualifying - top 30 from championship advances to split 1. Please note several splits will be available and if x drivers from split 1 does not show drivers in split 2 will be moved up. 17 December: Finale - Le Mans // Replays All qual sessions have static heavy rubber. Race day details: Race length: 45 minutes In-game race time: 15:00 Race day Schedule: 19:50 - Registration starts 20:05 - Warmup 20:15 - Race start, standing Times after registration are estimates please allow +/- 5 mins for sessions to end Rules: Regulations A few notes: Points system: (+ participation points) Main race: 35-30-28-27-26-25-24-23-22-21-20-19-18-17-16-15-14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 Participation points: +25 per split. 4 warnings before cut track penalty (but game controls this, so you might get a penalty before if you cut hard) Penalties will be added to race time on the actual race Drivers whom are registered to a Le Mans Virtual Series team are ineligible to compete in Le Mans Virtual Cup The top two drivers will be invited to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual alongside pro drivers (to be determined by the organisers) either on-site at Autosport International Show or online The event will be run on the rFactor 2 platform and using the Norma LMP3 Car setups will be fixed for qualifying and the race Steering lock, brake bias, brake pressure and starting fuel in Q and R can be changed. Qualifying will be held at set times before each race and will determine which “split” a driver will compete in and the starting order of the race will be determined by this Drivers are allocated championship points based on their finishing position (top 3 splits only) The top 30 drivers at the end of the first three races will be invited to the Super Final on the 17th December The grid order for this race will be determined by the championship position. Full damage simulation will be implemented Full simulation includes the use of fuel and tyres Liveries can be submitted for all races, but only for top split (top 30). Links: Protests Template Please see guide on submission/template. Save as s397_lmc_xx (where xx is your number and the number you are assigned is your position in qualifying). Use winzip/winrar to pack it up and then submit AS PSDLivery submission Deadline for final round is 13th December at 8am, this is where the mod will be generated.Discord link Qualification sessions at: (timezone as per rules CET/CEST) 00:00:00 03:00:00 06:00:00 09:00:00 12:00:00 15:00:00 18:00:00 21:00:00 Updates / News: 23/09-2021 - Fuel unlocked for both race and qual Round 3 deadline added 27/10-2021 - 2nd post updated with top 30 from qual. 11/11-2021 - After the race submission will open for those in top 30 in standings. PLEASE NOTE I WILL REQUIRE THE DRIVER to submit the livery this time. A bit to much confusion when several managers submit liveries for one driver. 15/11-2021 - Top 30 in standings updated in 2nd post. Please review last update as well. 16/11-2021 - Deadline added for final round liveries.