Introduction to the SA simF3 Series

SA simF3 Series

1.0 INTRODUCTION

The South African Simulation Formula 3 Championship (SA simF3 Series) is an entirely new concept to Sim Race South Africa and its first season will start on 15 February 2016. The championship is inspired by, influenced by, and modeled partly on the real world European Formula 3 Series. The real world European Formula 3 Series is associated with big names in Formula one namely; Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher, Ayrton Senna and many more, all of whom proved their talent while competing in the championship.

The SA simF3 Series joins the already established and successful Assetto Corsa SA simGT Series, and the new Project Cars SA simEC Series, as the third 2016 National Simulation Championship. The championship will make use of Assetto Corsa, created by Kunos Simulazoni, as its base platform as well as the Dallara F312 (Formula 3 car model), created by the mod team; Radiator Springs Racing (RSR). After a brief discussion, RSR have given Sim Race SA permission to use their mod.

The 2016 SA simF3 series will span 10 months, with mostly one round (two races) per month from 15 February 2016 to 05 December 2016.

Drivers will be required to be up to date with their Sim Race South Africa F3 or F3 Team membership fees after they have applied for the championship (SEE HERE).

If you would like to express your interest in joining the championship, please put your name down in this thread. (SEE HERE) 

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2.0 SIMULATION PROGRAM

The championship will make use of Assetto Corsa, created by Kunos Simulazoni, as its base platform. No Assetto Corsa Dreampacks will be required for this championship.

3.0 CAR

The Dallara F312 car model, created by the mod team; Radiator Springs Racing (RSR).

Watch the On Wheels TV review of the RSR Formula 3 mod:

4.0 RACE FORMATS

The 2016 SA simF3 Series will consist of just one race format; Sprint. The Sprint Race Format will consist of two 15 minute qualifying sessions and two 30 minute race sessions (lap limited, races may be fractionally shorter or longer).

5.0 RACE CALENDER

The 2016 SA simF3 Series will take place on mostly one Monday evening per month from 08 June 2015 until 28 September 2015.

Please see the calendar here for more details.

6.0 RACE NIGHT TIMETABLE

Each qualifying session will start on the race night at 8.30pm. The first race will start immediately after qualifying.

7.0 CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY FEE

7.1 Each driver must be up an up to date F3 or F3 Team Member.

8.0 TEAM APPLICATIONS

Team applications are now open. Apply to enter the championship HERE.

 

 

About Jason Holden-Jones (594 Articles)
Jason founded Sim Race South Africa - www.simracesa.co.za - in November 2012, and continues to manage it as a passion project together with Ryan Hill and Alan Paterson. Contact Jason by email: jason@simracesa.co.za
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