Hello sim racers,
Season 4 of the rFactor 2 Competition System is ready to go – are you up for the challenge?
This new season is an exciting one for all of us, as we look to mix things up a little with a brand-new series to join, as well as returning and expanding some fan favourites you have come to know and love over recent months. Developed with a view to offering racing opportunities for drivers of all tastes, we think this latest collection of events should provide some epic moments for our players, and we can’t wait to get out on track and go door-to-door with you all!
Headline activity from Season 4 has to be the long awaited and welcome return of GT3 cars in the Competition System, and not just the cars themselves, but a brand-new series for you to get involved with! Please welcome into the world the GT3 Sprint Trophy, a dedicated Competition System series where drivers will be pitched into 60 minute races every Wednesday evening, on a range of exciting circuits from within the current rFactor 2 offering. These races should provide that GT3 hit our audience have been asking for, and with it, plenty of exciting racing opportunities – get your rigs ready, this is going to be intense!
Dates | 27th June to 5th August.
Series | Rookie Cup, Open Wheel Sprint, GT3 Sprint Trophy, Touring Car Challenge, Race of the Season.
GT3 Sprint Trophy
Pre Qualification from 15th-26th June
Times: Every Wednesday at 20:00
Format: 10 minute Practice, 10 minute qualifying, 60 minute race
Car: Alpine A110 Cup (Steam Workshop: CLICK HERE)
Times: Daily, at the beginning of every hour
Format: 10 minute practice, 10 minute qualifying, 20 minute race
Open Wheel Sprint
Car: Tatuus FT-60 (Steam Workshop: CLICK HERE)
Times: Daily, 30 minutes past every hour
Format: 10 minute practice, 10 minute qualifying, 25 minute race
Touring Car Challenge
Cars: Infiniti Q50, Toyota Corolla
Qualifying: 1x Hot lap split qualifying Monday 27th – Thursday 30th June / Laguna Seca
Race: 2 x Races every Friday 21:00 CEST
Hot lap qualifying: This sets the split for the season – points awarded each race will determine split for race 2-6
Format: Race 1 – 10 minute practice, 10 minute qualifying, 6 lap race / Race 2 – 10 minute practice, top 6 reversed grid, lap count track dependant – overall race time roughly 25 minutes.
Race of the Season – Hotlap Qualifying until 31st July
Car – Toyota Corolla
Track – Donington GP
Date: 7th August
Time: 21:00 CEST
Qualification: Hotlap competition to run 5 weeks through the season
Number of Drivers: 30
Race Details: 45 minutes, 1 x pitstop – upgrade
Live Steam: Yes – TraxionGG YouTube
Season 4 is set to be another great period of online racing in rFactor 2, and we are just as excited as you to get things up and running – see you all out on the track(s)!