Featured rFactor 2 - SRC Virtual Endurance Championship - Season 10

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  1. Blue Monkey
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    Following on from our successful iRacing endurance section, RevolutionSimRacing is now ready to expand into endurance racing in rFactor 2! Our chosen partner in this will be SimRacing.club.

    So what is our aim at SimRacing.club? Very simple! To start with we want to create at least one team and compete in the Virtual Endurance Championship (VEC). It is a nice and not so expensive alternative to the iRacing endurance events. It's completely new to all of us but we can ensure you that it's going to be great fun. A working day/night cycle, live weather (including rain), dynamic track system and obviously one of the best physics out there!

    FlyingKman and myself have been testing the waters and have been really pleased by rFactor 2. It will give you all out there a chance to get in on the endurance races without the overhead of iRating, Safety Rating and a hefty subscription.

    If you have any questions, just ask in the thread down below how to get involved and we hope to see you join us in an endurance race soon!

    What is Virtual Endurance Championship?
    VEC is a virtual image of WEC, you team up with other drivers and race between 4-24 hour races in rFactor 2, with up to 40 drivers. They exist since 2008 and are the biggest endurance championship available in rFactor 2.
    If you wanna see some footage of their official streams:
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSLEilfJxDJtXHagrSCVZcQ

    Its smaller brother is the Virtual Le Mans Series, which runs 1 week earlier, has only LMP2 & GT3 and is only 4h each race.
    Click here to get more info about the Virtual Le Mans Series

    Costs
    • License 5 & 4: Free
    • VEC Season: 15€ per driver
    • URD Mods (required for VEC): 15€ one time payment
    URD EGT & PX: https://www.unitedracingdesign.net/rfactor-2

    Structure
    1. Sign up (with your real name) on simracing.club (http://simracing.club/index.php?register/)
    2. Make a post in the "Introduce Yourself" according to the template (http://simracing.club/index.php?threads/introduce-yourself.177/)
    3. To able to participate in VEC: Absolve the SRC Academy and get promoted to License 4

    Requirements

    • The most important requirement: FUN!
    • Own a copy of rFactor 2
    • Ping to Paris of <150ms and stable internet (exceptions see rules of the corresponding series)

    Your rFactor 2 Staff Team


    Drivers from RSR in VEC:
    Drivers interested:
     
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  2. t0daY
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    t0daY Head of RSR Admin

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    Interested! Got already the URD mods and signed up at SRC. Now trying to get into the SRCA to get my license :)
     
  3. Battenberg
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    Battenberg Induction Manager Moderator

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    If I can get it running better on my system, I'd be up for sone of this.
     
  4. MelBonkers
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    I have signed up, but can't complete my introduction as it says I have not enough privileges. Do you know what I can do about that?
     
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    t0daY Head of RSR Admin

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    You have problems running it with DX9?

    It takes usually some time. I think they approve everyone manually. @FlyingKman had to wait an hour I believe.
     
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    Battenberg Induction Manager Moderator

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    Dx11 with vr. last time I tried it I couldnt get a consistent playable framerate.
     
  7. t0daY
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    t0daY Head of RSR Admin

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    Thats because DX11 is still highly WIP. I would roll back to DX9 and try it out there.
     
  8. Blue Monkey
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    Blue Monkey rFactor Lead Moderator

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    Did you confirm your Email already?
     
  9. Havocc
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    Does Dx9 support VR?
     
  10. MelBonkers
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    My account was approved this morning. I will post in the introduction thread now.

    EDIT: Introduction done!
     
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    No
     
  12. Darksi
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    All signed up, just to get a licence i believe.
     
  13. MelBonkers
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    Btw guys, I haven't bought any mod pack yet as I understood signups for the new SRCA season are closed.
     
  14. t0daY
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    t0daY Head of RSR Admin

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    The mod packs are not needed yet. @Blue Monkey and myself trying to give you guys a shoutout once the sign ups open again. They allow only 40 people per SRCA season which goes over 4 weeks.
     
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    daniel v New Member Member

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    I have sing up, i just bouth RF2, im wating to be able to post on the Introduce yourself.

    Edit: Confirmation and post done, what do u guys think if we play togheter some day on the vlms cars (by the way im still trying to undersand allot of this game, so if any of u guys have some advice ill be greatfull!)
     
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    Here the approx. time when you can sign up for the next season:
    Last race of Season 9 is on the 8th July 2017
     
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    I am already part of a team on VEC. depending on how my work increaces when I go back to Uni, but I hope to be racing you lot on track. And if my team or I decide that we have had enough of eachother. I don't really see this happening. But I can coem and drive for you if you like haha
     
  18. t0daY
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    Like last time in iRacing, right? We can also assimilate your team and you are driving for the RSR brand? Who knows... :D :D
     
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    Stormin Junior Member Member

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    Well i need help setting up my wheel and understanding wtf is going on on the Sim website, can we arrange one night for noobs to get a basic understanding of the game and what we should be aiming for, is there anybody out there that can help please? lol
     
  20. Blue Monkey
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    Season 10 Signup starts 12th of July 20:00 UTC!!!
    http://simracing.club/index.php?threads/sign-up-season-10.4188/#post-47239

    I will look into that :D
    Atm I'm also working on a "setup" guide for the game and HUD elements :D