The place for current RWRS universe and "canon" historical series
by Klon 06 Oct 2017, 21:38
Let's get the usual stuff out of the way:

The Simulator

Simtek wrote:Grand Prix 2, same as what I use for Anglo-Irish F4, same as what Normal uses for F3 Eurasia, what novitopoli and CaptainGetz12 use for their F4 series, what Ataxia uses for IndyCar, what Pasta uses for... look, you get the idea, it's popular, it works, moving on.

The Cars

There will be little deviation from the cars that were run in real F1 in this time period, mostly slight performance adjustments based on the previous performance of a team the season before.

The Drivers

Before the start of each season, you are free to offer contracts for two driver slots.

Your choice will be limited in that you must fulfill two out of three objectives when signing drivers. Those objectives will be given and explained to you in private.

If multiple teams are looking for a certain driver, RNG will decide their fate.

The Teams

10 teams for 2000, 2 cars per team. Those 10 teams have been determined by the needs of the canon and previous developments:

Scuderia Ferrari (biscione)
Benson & Hedges Jordan (Reject_Dom)
West McLaren Mercedes (petoli)
Mild Seven Benetton Arrows (kevinbotz)
BMW WilliamsF1 Team (novitopoli)
Jaguar Racing F1 Team (pinkd56)
Red Bull Sauber Petronas (wizzie)
Gauloises Prost Peugeot (ataxia)
Fondmetal Minardi (Normal32)
British American Racing (This Could Be You)

I hereby ask all team owners to report back to the series.

If any team owners fail to report back, their replacements will be decided by me in a hopefully fair selection process.

The Race Weekend

305 km except Monaco, you all know how a Formula One race works. Furthermore, there will be two one-hour sessions to determine the grid.

The Points System

10, 6, 4, 3, 2, 1 for the time being.

The Race Calendar

See the wiki for updates

If this is all automated, what do I do?

You pick the drivers, hope for the best and if you wish, you may change the lineup by replacing a driver with a driver picked from one of my suggestions if you can provide a good justification. Mentally prepare yourself for more involvement in 2001.
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Ataxia on F1 2017™ wrote:[F]or me it's this: you do endless practice sessions to get points to get lost in a web of development, as well as race classic cars ... it's essentially Luca Badoer Simulator
by Klon 07 Oct 2017, 14:40
All team owners have been assigned their targets. You may now proceed to post your bids.
Please get the DEC owners of fictional drivers to post in this thread, stating their agreement.

Ataxia on F1 2017™ wrote:[F]or me it's this: you do endless practice sessions to get points to get lost in a web of development, as well as race classic cars ... it's essentially Luca Badoer Simulator
by Ataxia 07 Oct 2017, 18:21
Prost

Driver 1:
Stephane Sarrazin
Jean Alesi
Olivier Panis

Driver 2:
Nick Heidfeld
Pedro Diniz
Gaston Mazzacane

Test Drivers:
Sebastien Bourdais
Franck Montagny
Soheil Ayari

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by Normal32 07 Oct 2017, 19:07
Driver 1:

Fernando Alonso
Marc Gene
Luca Badoer

Driver 2:

John Zimmer
Gaston Mazzacane
Pedro Diniz

Test Driver:

Yuji Ide
Ruben Derfler
Olivier Martini
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by DemocalypseNow 07 Oct 2017, 20:07
Autosport wrote:Christopherson joins McLaren for 2000 Formula 1 season

British driver Jack Christopherson will join McLaren for the upcoming 2000 Formula 1 season, switching from long-time employer Jordan.

Christopherson had been widely expected to renew with Jordan for next year, having been with the team as far back as his Formula 3 days in 1987, but McLaren unexpectedly moved in for the 1988 F3000 runner-up after the 1999 season finale.

"I am honoured to become a McLaren driver," he said. "This is a team steeped in history, one of the most successful of all time in F1."

"I hope to challenge for the world championship both in 2000 and beyond. This is why I agreed to join; the team has the resources to help me achieve my objectives."

Despite the move, he was keen to stress he left Jordan on good terms, and would be happy to race for them again in the future if the opportunity presented itself.

"I'd like to especially thank Eddie Jordan for believing in me for so many years, and also for understanding my decision to come to McLaren."

"They are a team that will always be with me, and I will root for them if my own team is out of the equation. From F3 through to F1, they have always supported me, and I would not be here at McLaren without them."

James James Davies' dreadful end to the previous season appears to have caused a sudden change of plans for the Woking-based team, with team principal Ron Dennis looking at other options. The McLaren boss is said to have been unimpressed by the young Brit's mental fragility under the pressure of a title challenge, and brought in the more resilient Christopherson as a consequence.


Scuderia Ferrari

Driver 1:
Michael Schumacher

Driver 2:
Pedro de la Rosa
Giancarlo Fisichella
Rubens Barrichello

Test Driver:
Luca Badoer
Jarno Trulli

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by Wizzie 07 Oct 2017, 21:06
Sauber

Driver 1:
Rhys Davies

Driver 2:
David Coulthard
Jacques Villeneuve
Ralf Schumacher

Test Driver:
Tom Douglas

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by This Could Be You 07 Oct 2017, 21:25
BAR

Driver 1:
Jacques Villeneuve (He's the only half-decent driver meeting our targets)
Daniel Moreno (Pending DemocalypseNow's approval)
Paul Tracy (well at least he has actually done test runs in an F1 car...)


Driver 2:
Sammy Jones (confirmed by AndreaModa below)
Jenson Button
Marc Hynes

Test Drivers
Jenson Button (if not #2)
Marc Hynes (if not #2)
Justin Wilson
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by novitopoli 08 Oct 2017, 11:12
WilliamsF1 bids

Driver 1
Ralf Schumacher
Olivier Panis
Jörg Müller

Driver 2
Juan Pablo Montoya
Jenson Button
Bruno Junqueira

Test Driver
Jörg Müller (if not #1)
Jenson Button (if not #2)
Bruno Junqueira (if not #2)
Kimi Räikkönen

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by Wizzie 09 Oct 2017, 09:32
Sauber will sign Enrique Bernoldi as a test driver alongside lifetime Formula 3000 club member Tommy Douglas

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by Klon 12 Oct 2017, 16:10
Qantas Australian Grand Prix Qualifying
Qantas Australian Grand Prix Race (Fastest Lap: Mika Häkkinen, McLaren-Mercedes - 1:32.364)
Grande Prêmio do Brasil Qualifying
Grande Prêmio do Brasil Race (Fastest Lap: Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Jordan-Mugen Honda - 1:15.385)

motorsport.com wrote:Mika Häkkinen's McLaren-Mercedes has been disqualified from its race victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

After a lengthy post-race scrutineering session, the stewards' statement read: "When checking the front bodywork height, it was noticed that the front wing was only 43mm instead of 50mm above the reference plane which is described in article 3.12.1 of the 2000 FIA Formula One technical regulations."

With the disqualification, all subsequent positions are elevated, and the Jaguar team scores its first World Championship point.
Gran Premio Warsteiner di San Marino Qualifying
Gran Premio Warsteiner di San Marino Race (Fastest Lap: Jack Christopherson, McLaren-Mercedes - 1:26.107)
Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France Qualifying
Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France Race (Fastest Lap: Michael Schumacher, Ferrari - 1:16.793)

From now on, you may apply for driver changes by sending me a message which details why you think a driver replacement is sensible. If approved, you will be handed a list of at least two drivers from which you may pick the replacement.

Ataxia on F1 2017™ wrote:[F]or me it's this: you do endless practice sessions to get points to get lost in a web of development, as well as race classic cars ... it's essentially Luca Badoer Simulator
by This Could Be You 12 Oct 2017, 21:18
Here are the respective championship standings four rounds into the 2000 season:

WDC After Four Rounds:
1. M.Schumacher 30
2. Frentzen 18
3. Christopherson 12
4. Hakkinen 10
5. de la Rosa 8
6. Button 7
7. J. Davies 3 (Best Result: 1x4th, 1x7th)
8. Fisichella 3 (Best Result: 1x4th, 1x10th)
9. Villeneuve 3 (Best Result: 1x5th)
10. R. Davies 2 (Best Result: 1x5th, 1x7th)
11. Jones 2 (Best Result: 1x5th, 1x16th)
12. Wurz 2 (Best Result: 2x6th)
13. Irvine 1

WCC After Four Rounds:
1. Ferrari 38
2. Mclaren-Mercedes 22
3. Jordan-Mugen Honda 21
4. Williams-BMW 7
5. Benetton Arrows-Playlife 5 (Best Result: 1x4th)
6. BAR-Honda 5 (Best Result: 2x5th)
7. Sauber-Petronas 3
8. Jaguar 1
9. Prost-Peugeot 0 (Best Result:2x8th)
10. Minardi-Fondmetal 0 (Best Result: 1x9th)

(I have to say, I am very happy about the way 2000 has gone for BAR- four races in and we're only two points from unrejectification, and that's only just become a thing!)

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by Wizzie 13 Oct 2017, 10:25
This Could Be You wrote:Here are the respective championship standings four rounds into the 2000 season:


Appreciate the effort fam, but next time, could you be a total bro and update the wiki page? :D

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