OSR Hosted Racing is intended to be fun and fair. I try to keep the written rules to a minimum. iRacing has an exhaustive rule book in the FIRST Sporting Code and those rules are in effect for all OSR hosted sessions. Some of us race together frequently and we get along well. If you run with us and have the attitude that you can take advantage of the system, or that others are going to take advantage of the system to beat you, you probably won’t last very long. Most rules are just common sense, courtesy, and respect for our fellow drivers. If you race like you’re racing with friends, chances are, you won’t break any of the rules.
Every driver who participates in an Old School Racing Motorsports Hosted Session is expected to treat other drivers with respect on and off the track. All drivers are expected to conduct themselves in the same way as a race participant would at a race in the real world. Show every racer on the track the same respect that you show the session host.
Members who frequently leave OSR hosted sessions without participating in the feature race will be blacklisted.
- Please keep foul language to a minimum in race sessions as well as our Discord server.
- Please don’t whine. You may be muted. Habitual whining will lead to blacklisting.
- No name calling, arguing, finger pointing, etc. Penalties can be anything from having your chat disabled to removal from the session. First you review the replay, then you discuss the incident. Habitual disruptions will lead to blacklisting.
- Drivers who prefer to bump others with no attempt to make a clean pass, or simply knock others out of the way will be blacklisted.
- If you drive into a corner hard enough to slam into the car in front of you (aka dive-bomb) you are subject to blacklisting.
Race Procedural Rules
- In asphalt sessions, there will be an automated Lucky Dog enabled. There will be no manual wave-bys unless there is a low car count. In dirt sessions, there will be no Lucky Dog and no wave-bys.
- Starts, restarts, and caution flags are handled by iRacing race control. There will be no manual yellow/caution flag by the administrator during a green flag session unless there is a start or restart infraction. The administrator may extend a caution period if necessary but this is avoided.
- The leader controls the starts and restarts. The leader will maintain pace speed or faster until he or she fires. The leader may fire any time after the pace car makes its turn into the pits. If the leader slows before firing, causing problems further back in the field, the restart will continue. If one of the race officials believes the leader was deliberately bunching the field, that official will either: A) Throw an admin caution and give the leader an EOL penalty or B) black flag the leader with a stop and go penalty.
- I will attempt to clear black flags for bogus passing penalties. If it is determined upon review that the black flag penalty was legitimate, the driver will be blacklisted. I can’t guarantee penalty clearance in all cases.
- A visible car number is required for each participant. If your car number is not visible or does not match your car number as shown in iRacing control, you will be removed from the session.
For more detailed rules please go to iRacing and click Sporting Code in the Help menu.
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