Just a heads up: There are Updates Required on the iRacing site so plan ahead. The Eastern Series will kick off at 6PM EST and the Pacific Series will kick off at 6PM PST. You are only eligible for Championship points in one series or the other. This is the last practice round for Sonoma. Next race on the 15th will be the Championship round.
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Just a reminder: Thursday's ChampCar Sim Series iRacing practice round will be at the VIR South Course. The following changes have been made to the series schedule:
2/15 VIR South Practice
2/22 Sonoma Championship Round
3/1 Daytona Roval Practice (updated track)
3/8 VIR South Championship Round...
4/12 CMS Championship Round
The rest of the schedule remains the same...for now.
We're just a couple of days from The Linespace Grand Prix at Sonoma Raceway. Most of the info below is from last weeks email so if you haven't read it yet, please read carefully!
Read the supplemental rules, found here....
Click here for pit and garage assignments.
We still have garages available. They are $100 for the weekend.
You may drop your car/trailer off on Thursday in the paddock. This must be done between 6PM - 10PM. Gates will open into the paddock at 6AM on Friday morning.
There are a lot of unpaid entries. Please make sure you are fully paid before you check in at registration. You can make your payments by logging in to your account here.
You must go though tech inspection or have already completed your 2018 annual tech before you can go to registration. Please make sure you bring your log book to registration.
ChampCar is holding a practice day the Friday before our event. The fee is included with your entry. Only registered drivers may participate and you must attend the mandatory drivers meeting prior to practice.
Annual Tech for 2018
Tech will be held next to the garages, look for the banners.The complete rules along with the latest revisions are posted on the ChampCar web page here.Remember you are responsible for declaring all modifications to your car.You need to have someone knowledgeable with your car in case we have any questions. Be sure to look up your Vehicle Performance Index (VPI) value before you arrive at tech inspection.Be prepared to jack up your car and remove wheels.Bring your log book if you've been issued one.Bring your completed tech form, filled out legibly.(you'll need the second sheet for any power train swaps) Tech Form Swap FormYou should have an itemized list of all your non exempt components you are declaring in tech.
If you have a 2018 tech sticker on your car and haven't changed anything there is no need to go through tech, but please make sure to bring your log book to registration. Also, don't forget to have your gear annually checked for the 2018 season.
If you entered a transponder number while you where registering we assume you're bringing your own. Please verify that you have entered the correct number or that you reserved a transponder if you're not supplying your own.
Just a reminder, we need you to look at the supplemental rules for this event. They can be found here.
If you have questions about the race, registration or payment process, email me and I will respond ASAP.
We're looking forward to seeing you all at Sonoma Raceway!
See you at the track -
The ChampCar Staff
On my way to San Fransisco to interview the members of Southworst racing for an episode of Shop Talk with Bill Strong. The seem to have a cool looking Mustang and the coolest name in racing. They will be racing at the Linespace Grand Prix this weekend at Sonoma Raceway.
News from Laguna Seca that should make everyone happy!!! No need to worry about Mazda's withdrawal as primary sponsor of the bucket list road course...
The Rocky Mountain 24 at Utah Motorsport Campus Supplementals are now uploaded. There are some details missing, mostly about the facilities. ChampCar CEO Mike Chisek will be visiting the track next week and will gather the missing information. Here is a good video of the track at speed.