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Rules 2022

RBR-WORLd - Rules 2022

Association RBR-WORLD A.S.D.
General Regulations 2022


A - FOREWORD
B - RBR-WORLD A.S.D. ASSOCIATION
C - PLAYER'S DUTIES
D 9- TEAM
E - DUTIES OF THE TEAM MANAGER
F - TYPES AND MODALITIES OF COMPETITIONS
G - COMPLAINTS AND VERIFICATIONS
H - DEFINITION OF THE ROUTE CUT
I - UPDATING AND MODIFICATIONS OF THE
REGULATIONS


A - FOREWORD
RBR-WORLD is a rally simulator based on the rally simulator videogame "Richard Burns Rally Game". The changes made by the RBR-WORLD A.S.D. association are intended to modify the playability, the graphics and the audio.
The purpose of the association and the simulator is to entertain its users, organizing online competitions and events during motorsport events. All the material inserted and downloadable from the site and the utility belongs to its authors.


B - ASSOCIATION RBR-WORLD A.S.D.
In order to participate fully in the life and competitions of RBR-WORLD.COM, the user must become a member of the association RBR-WORLD asd; the membership is made through the site www.rbr-world.com and allows you to participate in all initiatives of the association, including all the championships. The membership card will be valid for one year (social year from January 1 to December 31 of each year) and will include the entire period in which the RBR-WORLD championships will take place. The user wishing to run the championships organised by RBR-WORLD must sign and accept the statutes of the association, check and confirm, by ticking the appropriate box during the affiliation phase, that everything is working properly: website, forum, Richard Burns Rally game and the simulator/utility of
RBR-WORLD SIMULATOR/UTILITY. Affiliation to the association is a paid membership, which allows the maintenance of the costs of the site and servers that serve to host the RBR-WORLD platform and to do charity work for those less fortunate than ourselves.

B1 - METHOD OF PAYMENT
The payment methods are:
PayPal as telematic payment,
Bank transfer to the association's current account, which will be provided to you at the time of your membership application, directly from your bank or home bank. The amount established for the 2022 membership year is € 18.50.

The account created and the affiliation to the association must be done with your real data and is purely personal, it is not possible to transfer the fee and the account created on RBR-WORLD.COM to a third party. Membership in the Association implies full and unconditional acceptance of these rules, all regulations on the site and the statutes of the Association of RBR-WORLD.COM. The administration of RBR-WORLD may reserve the right to accept or refuse to accept the affiliation of a user to the association and participation in the RBR-WORLD championships.
C - PLAYER DUTIES
Each RBR-WORLD player must maintain on the Forum and on the social networks a polite and respectful attitude towards other members and the association itself.
Each player is expected to accept the result of any competition with philosophy and sportsmanship. The player who registers for one or more championships must OBVIOUSLY keep his user profile up to date by entering all the required data in his driver panel.
Each driver is obliged to put at least the current year's number plates on the cars if he/she wants to publish videos or photographs on the official social networks of the association or connected to it.
The use of FAKE data is STRICTLY forbidden.
These requirements are essential for registration in all RBR-WORLD competitions.
Each player is aware of the operation of his or her own P.C. and RBR-WORLD installation. Any modification, update, insertion of files or installation of other mods may increase the risk of malfunction of the utility, in which case the RACE DIRECTION and the RBR-WORLD Staff decline any responsibility.
Each player, in all races that are part of championships or trophies must, at the end of each race, save the replays keeping them for three (3) days after the end of the race and make them available at any time to the Race Direction for post-event verification.

Each user can only have 2 accounts available, 1 official account with which to participate in the championship races and 1 for any tests, the two accounts in NO case can participate simultaneously in the official championships even paying the double annual fee in addition the user must communicate to the crew which is the accout ufficie and which the alias, there are no cases in which a person can have more than two profiles under penalty of cancellation and instant exclusion of all profiles created. Any communication regarding two separate accounts from the same location must be made to the RBR-World administration.

Any attempt to modify the RBR-World utility, change the values of one's own and other profiles, so as to distort the outcome of competitions and leagues, will be punished according to the severity of the offense. The punishments can be: deletion of the account and all values of the driver, suspension of the account for a period of time, total or partial reduction of ranking points, blocking of ranking points for a period of time, withdrawal of licenses obtained.


D - TEAM
Teams must be composed of a minimum of five (5) and a maximum of fifteen (15) people including the Vice Team Manager and all of them must be in good standing with the RBR-WORLD membership for 2021. Each team will have to have a name, a livery for their cars and a personalized logo complete with number plates and obligatory logos of the association if they want to publish videos or photos on the official social networks of the association or connected to it.
Those who do not comply will be excluded from the team they belong to.
The single user has the possibility to create several teams, they will not be connected but will be considered as independent teams. There is no limit to the number of teams a user can create.

In case the Team Manager does not renew his membership, the system will promote the deputy Team Manager to Team Manager and a new deputy will be chosen randomly.

In order to create a team, the user must send his request to the administration of RBR-WORLD via the team panel located on the site in the user section. At the constitution of the team, the team manager or deputy team manager may request, again through the panel, the opening of a private forum for all team members.
At the dissolution of the team, the forum and all its content will be permanently deleted.
From the team can be released pilots at any time, the same however can not be reinstated in the group or in another team before a period of 45 days (forty-five). Pilots who have never entered a team or who have already spent the 45 days can be entered immediately.


E - DUTIES OF THE TEAM MANAGER
A Team Manager has the duty to
Keep up to date with the Official Race Calendar issued by the RACE DIRECTION (available on the website) and disseminate it to all its drivers.
To provide their drivers with an official livery with the team colours.
To watch over the correct conduct and decent behaviour of their drivers.
To make themselves as much as possible spokesman for the whole Team, thus avoiding useless discussions and personal polemics.
Call their drivers to order in case of need.
Help their pilots with updates or any technical problems that may be encountered with the utility.

F - TYPES AND MODALITIES OF COMPETITIONS

Within the user section, under "driver dashboard" or directly in the site map under "competition registration", you will have the possibility to register for individual competitions or championships organised on the RBR-WORLD.COM site. How you can participate in the championships and how many championships you can participate in is defined by the particular championship regulations.

ATTENTION
Registration for races is allowed until the opening of the roadbook, which can be found in the race information. Once the race has started, the user will no longer be able to register for the race.
At the start of the championship, the driver entered in a class may change car within the chosen class, but may not change class for the duration of the championship.
ATTENTION
the acquisition of the driver's points will start from the moment of the registration to the championship and will not be retroactive (if a driver registers to the championship in the middle of the season the points will start to be acquired from that moment even if he has previously participated to races of that championship)

Within RBR-World you can find different types of rallies.
RALLY FREE: Events in which everyone, members or not, can participate;
CHAMPIONSHIP RALLYS: Events intended for members only;
OFFICIAL TESTS: Events intended for members to test cars and tracks.

Championship races may be one or more stages. The one-stage races (both live and open time), have a single roadbook revealed at the opening of the race. Multi-stage races will have part of the roadbook unveiled at the time of the opening of the roadbook for the stage covered; the time accumulated by the drivers will be added from time to time to the special stages of each stage.

Within RBR-WORLD you can find the different rally modes.
LIVE: Event run live, following the designated roadbook; the driver must necessarily follow the table and the start times of the special stage listed in the rally. It will be possible to enter the HQ only between the opening and closing time of the roadbook;
OPEN TIME: Event run in a given period of time, it is not necessary to follow the roadbook times; the only limits are the opening and closing of the HQ which limit the duration of the race itself.
OPEN TIME SHORT: Events entirely similar to open time rallies, but with a shorter duration in time.
MIX: Mixed events, consisting of two stages divided into a live stage and an open time.


LIVE RACE will have the following modalities: roadbook opening 15 minutes before the start of the race. 15 minutes after the start of the first special stage, the HQ will be closed and nobody will be allowed to participate in the race.

LIVE races on TWO STAGES will have the following modalities: same timetable as on one stage as far as roadbook and start are concerned
First stage on Tuesday second stage on Thursday.

OPEN TIME races on ONE STAGE will have the following modalities: roadbook opening and race start on Sunday and roadbook closing on the following Sunday (race duration 8 days).

OPEN TIME races on TWO STAGES will have the following modalities: roadbook opening and race start on Sunday, end of first stage on the following Sunday. Start of second leg at 8.00 a.m. on Wednesday, end of second leg and roadbook closure at 11.55 p.m. on Sunday (total duration of race 8 days).
In some circumstances, date and time of end of first leg may coincide with that of second leg.

OPEN TIME races on THREE STAGES will have the following modalities: roadbook opening and race start on Sunday, second stage start on Tuesday and third stage start on Thursday at 8.00 a.m., race and roadbook closing on Sunday (race duration 8 days). Please note that it is possible to take part in the race and complete any stages not run even after the roadbook opening date.

MIX races generally consist of two or more stages and will be run as follows: roadbook opening and race start at open time on Thursday, stage closing on the following Monday. The second stage will be run in live regime on Tuesday.

OPEN TIME SHORT races will be run as follows: start race on Sunday, end race on Wednesday or start race on Thursday and end race on Sunday.

All times you will find in the registration panel are referred to Italian time (GMT +02:00).

ATTENTION at the closing of the HQ, even if you have already entered the rally and even if you had to run the last ps or during the run of the same you will be automatically excluded, you must pay attention to the time indicated for the end of the race because it will end at the fixed time. At the time of the export of the race, all times recorded after the end of the race will be deleted.

G - COMPLAINTS AND VERIFICATIONS
The judgement and decisions made by the Administration, the RACE DIRECTION and the RBR-WORLD website crew are INAPPLICABLE.

The RACE DIRECTOR will initiate checks on ANY race, official or not, and on HOTLAPS. The controls will concern in particular course cuts, time control and set-up conformity. In official competitions, checks will be carried out on the replays BY SORTING for each race of all the competitors who have taken part in a rally and which must be handed in to the RACE DIRECTION via the special panel.

In case of irregularities at the time of the check, the competitor will be "eliminated" from the race and will be given 5 (five) penalty points in the championship standings. Failure to provide a replay is an irregularity in itself.

In the most serious cases or if the driver does not provide the replay for several races in a row, after explanation by the RACE DIRECTION, the driver may incur penalties such as the deduction of additional championship points, the exclusion from one or more races of the championship or championships he has signed in the driver's panel.

The result of the verification will be communicated, only on specific request of the driver, as soon as possible by the RACE DIRECTION only through the forum, whether it is positive or negative.
The RACE DIRECTION reserves the right to publish in a special section of the forum the images of the cuts of the drivers subjected to the checks. Each competitor may request the verification of one or more trials of his/her opponents, provided that he/she also provides the replay to the RACE DIRECTION of the trials under examination. The request will be made only and exclusively through the appropriate panel, other forms of request will not be taken into consideration.
We remind you that each user has, during the competition year, 3 verification requests.

In the free and hotlaps it will be the RACE DIRECTION (or an automatic calculation system) that will decide if the time is doubtful.
In the case (and ONLY IN THIS CASE) of these 2 types, it is allowed to present a REPLICATION replay, proving that the time was done without any cut.

The RACE DIRECTION will never take into consideration any kind of complaint or contestation about anomalies or problems caused by the malfunction of a particular stage or car.
In case a driver at the end of the stage or during the course of the same is in the classic "blue hole" and ONLY if the system makes it continue, even with an incorrect time, communicate it to the DG via Forum, technical support, providing at least one screenshot of the event. In this particular case, in order to facilitate the competitor, the DG will assign the imposed time for the stage without the missed minute.

Before inserting cars and tracks in the utility, it is provided to execute some verification tests but it can happen that some bugs are not detected.

Therefore we reiterate that the CREW DOES NOT TAKE ANY RESPONSIBILITY ON THE MALFUNCTIONING OF SPS AND CARS MADE BY THIRD PARTIES and inserted in the utility.

The RACE DIRECTION WILL NOT TAKE OFF IN ANY WAY discussions or polemic comments released in the forum on the choice of the stages or on the use of some DPs and reserves the right to sanction those users who will release statements and / or statements considered particularly serious.


In the case in which a driver at the end of a Special Stage finds himself in the classification with the wording (RUN) or (RET) instead of the time actually achieved, the Race Direction will automatically restore the missing time with a SET TIME after the vision of the replay.

In order to reset the time, it will be necessary to give the replay of the stage concerned to the Race Direction through the Claims Panel. This option will be generated at the end of the race. FAILURE TO SEND THE REPLAY WILL RESULT IN EXCLUSION FROM THE RACE.

From the closing of the HQ, each driver will have 24 hours to send another driver for verification. From the moment a driver is sent to verification, he will have 48 hours to provide a replay. If 3 times a driver fails to provide a replay, or is caught in a cut, he will be suspended from racing for one week.

The communication from the Race Direction will be made through the chat on the website RBR-WORLD.COM, or through the E-mail provided at the moment of the registration.

The only section of the forum to refer to for reports to the Race Direction for any problems is TECHNICAL SUPPORT, if published in another section, it will NOT be taken into consideration in order to avoid having to search everywhere for the post and thus facilitate the work of the Race Director.

H - DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS
A "cut-off" is defined as when a car, in its trajectory, leaves the roadway with all 4 wheels with the clear intention of shortening the course in an attempt to gain an advantage in terms of time, regardless of whether this leads to an actual positive chronometric result. Therefore, in order to be sure that he/she has followed the route correctly, the driver must ALWAYS keep at least two wheels on the course of the Special Stage (except for unintentional mistakes that do not generate any advantage in the time trial).
However, the "tendency" of the driver to cut too much will be punished, so there could be disqualification not so much for a single "cut" - which can be random, unless it is obvious, voluntary or sensational - as for recurrence, either within the same or successive special stages. The evaluation will however be made, and the final decision taken, exclusively by the RACE DIRECTION.
The viewing of the films and the relative judgement will be at his discretion, thus guaranteeing absolute unity and impartiality of judgement!

I - UPDATING AND MODIFICATION OF THE REGULATIONS
The administration and the CREW of RBR-WORLD reserve the right to modify and update these rules at any time should the need arise.
The championships and trophies will run from February to December. Each RBR-WORLD member will be able to participate in a maximum of THREE (3) CHAMPIONSHIPS, while participation in TROPHIES will be free and unlimited.

The OFFICIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (CLASSIC MODE) of the season are divided into:
International Championships
National championships


The following is a list of the eligible championships and classes:

INTERNATIONAL Championships

RBR-WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP: OPEN TIME races on three stages - damage REDUCED

ERC EUROPEAN RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP: RALLY MIX races on two mix stages - REDUCED damages

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

CIAR ABSOLUTE ITALIAN RALLY CHAMPIOSHIP: OPEN TIME races on one stage - REDUCED damages

CIRA TARMAC ITALIAN RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP: OPEN TIME races on one stage - REDUCED damages

CIRT GRAVEL ITALIAN RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP : OPEN TIME races on one stage - REDUCED damages

The TROPHIES for the season will be the following:

JR TROPHY: internal to the WRC

2WD TROPHY: internal ro the ERC

R2 TROPHY: internal ro the CIAR

N3 TROPHY: internal ro the CIRA

R4 TROPHY: internal to the CIRT

TARMAC RBRW TROPHY: LIVE races on one stage - REDUCED damages

GRAVEL TROPHY: LIVE races over one stage - REDUCED damage

HISTORIC RBRW CHAMPIONSHIP: OPEN TIME SHORT races on one stage - REDUCED damage


During the season there will be mini ROUND TROPHIES OF 4/5 races each - REDUCED damages.
They can be: mono-brand, mono-class or with one car for all.

Definition of classes and cars admitted to the OFFICIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:

WRC RBR-WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
Eligible cars: classes WRC1 (WRC Plus), WRC2 (R5, S20), R3 , RALLY4 (R2 + rally4), R1 Classifications: Overall, class, team;

ERC EUROPEAN RBR-WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Classes admitted : R5, R4, R3, R2, R1
Classifications: Overall, class, team

Definition of classes and cars admitted to the NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:

CIAR ABSOLUTE ITALIAN RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
Eligible cars: R5, S20, S16, A7, A6, A5, R4, R3, R2, R1, N4, N3; Classifications: Overall, class, team;

CIRA TARMAC ITALIAN RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
Eligible cars: wRC11, WRC,R5, A7, A6, A5, R4, R3, R2, R1, N4, N3, N2; Classifications: Overall, class, team

CIRT GRAVEL ITALIAN RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
Cars admitted: R5, S20, A8, A7, A6, A5, R4, R3, R2, R1, N4, N3; Classifications: Overall, class, team;


Definition of classes and cars admitted to OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS AND TROPHIES:

JR TROPHY
Cars admitted: R1;
Classifications: overall and classes;

2RM TROPHY: ERC
Admitted cars: R3, R2, R1;
Classifications: overall and classes;

R2 TROPHY: CIAR
Admitted cars: R2
Classifications: overall and class;

N3 TROPHY: CIRA
Admitted cars: N3
Classification: overall and class;

R4 TROPHY: CIRT
Admitted cars: R4
Classifications: overall and class



TARMAC RBRW TROPHY
Eligible cars: classes WRC11, R5, S20, S16, A7, A6, A5, R3, R4, N4, R2, N3, R1, K11 Classifications: overall, classes and teams;

GRAVEL TROPHY
Cars admitted: classes, A7, A6, A5, R3, R2, N3, Classifications: overall, classes and teams;

HISTORIC RBRW CHAMPIONSHIP
Cars admitted: Gr.B, OS2, A8, OS1
Classifications: overall, classes and teams;

ATTENTION
During the season any change of car outside the class will be blocked.
the car must be specified when registering for the championship or before the opening of the HQ New entries and changes will be blocked during the running of the race.

In races, at the organiser's discretion, there may be a "SUPER RALLY" option which will allow retired drivers to re-enter the next Service Park.
A driver who, during the course of a race, makes use of one or more "SUPER RALLYs" at the end of the race will have his score halved.
Please note that for each special stage not run due to withdrawal, the same number of times will be assigned plus an additional minute for each stage not run.


POINTS
The points for the championships, trophies and the Power Stage for the season will be as follows:
POWER STAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND TROPHIES
1° - 25 - 5
2° - 18 - 4
3° - 15 - 3
4° - 12 - 2
5° - 10 - 1
6° - 8
7° - 6
8° - 4
9° - 2
10°- 1

POWER STAGE" score

The POWER STAGE score is a bonus which is awarded to the first 5 finishers of a special stage in the roadbook, in international competitions and in the CIR and is added to the points awarded for the final placing.
This score will also be awarded in the class and team classifications.






H1 - TEAM SCORE
In the championships where a team classification is foreseen, ONLY THE 6 DRIVERS WHO HAVE REACHED THE BEST PLACEMENT IN THEIR CLASS WILL BE COUNTED.
The points awarded will be as follows:
1° 25
2° 18
3° 15
4° 12
5° 10
6° 8
7° 6
8° 4
9° 2
10° 1

In all championships, each driver will be given the opportunity to discard one result per championship. The system will discard the worst result in the CLASS CLASSIFICATION.