Welcome to the steward regulations forum. If you intend to report any incident(s) that have occurred on track during official IRL league races between yourself and other driver(s), the steward’s office and steward’s regulations will enable you to do so while outlining the possible penalties that can be awarded by the stewards.
1. INCIDENT REPORTING FORM
2. PENALTY SEVERITY
4. ACCUMULATION - REPRIMANDS/PENALTIES
5. ACCUMULATION - DRIVER LICENCE POINTS
6. RETIRING ON TRACK - QUALIFYING
7. ATTEMPTED/INTENTIONAL DESTRUCTION OF OWN CAR - QUALIFYING
8. ATTEMPTED/INTENTIONAL DESTRUCTION OF OWN CAR - RACE
9. STARTING GRID (STRATEGY SELECTION)
10. LATE DEFENDING
11. UNSAFE RETURN TO TRACK
12. RESET TO TRACK
13. WAITING ON THE TRACK
14. DRAG REDUCTION SYSTEM (DRS)
15. RAGE QUITTING
Drivers are reminded when reporting incidents that have occurred on track during official IRL league races between yourself and other driver(s), that they must do so using the incident reporting form provided.
Derogatory posts which involve finger-pointing, or those intended to instigate an argument will be removed and will not be considered. Drivers must report the incident appropriately, and must complete all sections of the reporting form to assist stewards with their investigation.
When reviewing incident(s) on track, stewards will take the following into consideration when deciding whether a penalty is deemed appropriate/necessary:
Stewards may impose any one of the penalties below on any driver involved in an Incident. While a driver may receive the following penalties, they may also receive points on their licence which will count towards their accumulation.
Drivers who receive any of the above time penalties for the final race of the season, but DNF from the race will receive the following points deduction for both driver and constructor championships as an alternative to time penalty awards:
This section relates to reprimands or penalties that a driver has accumulated throughout the season. If a driver fails to complete the race that the incident occurred on, the penalty will be imposed onto the driver on their next event.
If a driver accumulates 3 penalties in the same race which results in a DSQ and one race ban, all other penalties are discounted; only the DSQ and one race ban is awarded. No penalty awards will be carried over to the next race event.
Drivers who accumulate penalty points on their licence will receive further sanctions such as:
If a driver accumulates 5 penalty points which triggers a race ban, all other penalties awarded are discounted; the affected driver will only receive a one race ban as a penalty. No penalty awards will be carried over to the next race event.
Drivers are prohibited to retire on track during the qualifying session. Drivers who do will receive the following penalties:
Drivers who attempt to, or intentionally destroy their car during the qualifying session will receive the following penalties:
Drivers who attempt to, or intentionally destroy their car during the race will receive the following penalties
Drivers who press READY before instructed by the league admin(s) will receive the following penalties:
Drivers who make a late manoeuvre to defend their position will receive the following penalties:
Drivers who return to the track in an unsafe manner will receive the following penalties:
Drivers who pause the game to reset to track rather than returning appropriately and safely will receive the following penalties:
It is prohibited to wait on track for any reason. This is to avoid becoming a hazard/obstacle for other drivers and to avoid the introduction of yellow flags, Virtual Safety Car or Safety Car. Drivers who wait on track will receive the following penalties:
Driving in a dangerous and unsporting manner to gain advantage during the race, particularly to gain the use of DRS is prohibited.
This kind of driving includes, but is not limited to, violently decelerating and/or steering when in front of a following car and deliberately allowing the following car to pass you in order to gain DRS activation yourself. Drivers discovered attempting this will receive the following penalties from the stewards:
Any driver who intentionally quits the race lobby without following the appropriate retirement procedure such as deliberately getting disqualified or RAGE-QUITTING will receive the following penalties from stewards: