In the FTSR Truck Series, drivers are placed in a NASCAR Camping World Truck. This series uses fixed setups for all tracks, allowing drivers to focus on their racecraft and the on-track action rather than adjusting setups coming up with a competitive combination. Drivers will race side-by-side and door-to-door on several popular NASCAR tracks. The NASCAR truck series has long been a popular series on the iRacing simulation due to its lower horsepower and solid handling physics. We are excited to be able to bring this excitement to FTSR. Can you handle the pressure and take home the championship?

 

Series Information

Series Name: 2018-A Truck Series
Vehicle: Class C - Camping World Truck Series
Day: Mondays
Time: Server opens at 8pm / Race at 9pm (EST)
Est. Race Length: 1 Hour
Number of Dropped Races Per Season: 2
 

Race Settings

Session Name: FTSR Truck Series
Password: None (League Members Only)
Restarts: Double File with Lapped Cars at Back
Fast Repairs Allowed: 1
Qualifying Format: Lone Qualifying / 2 Laps
Race Format: Full Race / No Stages
Setups: Fixed / Track Default
Lucky Dog: Yes
Cautions: Yes
Driving Aids: Disallowed
Max Fuel: 100%
Track Conditions: 20% Starting Wear / Carried Over
 
 

Eligibility Requirements

Required Driver iRating: None
Maximum Career iRating: None
Required License: Oval Class D+
Other Restrictions: None

 

About Eligibility Requirements

In order to enhance competition and to provide drivers of a comparable skill level a more enjoyable racing experience, drivers wishing to compete in this series must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Oval License: Class D+

The eligibility requirements are enforced at the beginning of a season and/or when a driver first applies to the series and are reviewed and applied at the beginning of each season.  Drivers who meet the requirements at the beginning of a season or when their application is received will be approved to compete in the current season, regardless of any changes throughout the season. At the start of the next season, all drivers will be reviewed to ensure compliance with eligibility requirements. 

 

Membership Requirements and Expectations

While drivers may meet the driver eligibility requirements, there is also a vetting process in place to ensure high quality racing for our members. New members who meet the eligibility requirements will be immediately approved when applying to the series and will be able to join sessions, however all new members are placed on a probationary status. These new drivers are observed and monitored during practice to ensure the driver is stable, can hold a line and is courteous to others. Drivers who are unstable, wreck often in practice and who cannot hold their line may be asked to start at the back or, in severe cases, be asked to skip this race and prepare for the next event. This is all done in the interest of clean, green flag racing and to protect those who have spent hours of practice preparing for the event from being taken out of the event.

New drivers will also start with an asterisk beside their name. This is to help seasoned drivers and league officials identify new drivers on track. The asterisk will remain on a drivers name until the series officials have deemed the driver is performing at a satisfactory level. Asterisks can also be placed on driver if their level of performance drops, the driver is placed on probation or the driver has proven to be an issue in past races. This is done on a race-by-race bases and is at the discretion of the league officials.

   

The Schedule

Below is the 2018-A Truck Series season schedule:

Date Race Name Laps Track Time of Day Weather
February 12, 2018 Daytona 150 60 Daytona International Speedway Night iRacing Default
February 19, 2018 Atlanta 150 98 Atlanta Motor Speedway Afternoon iRacing Default + Overcast
February 26, 2018 Las Vegas 150 100 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Afternoon iRacing Default
March 5, 2018 Phoenix 100 100 Phoenix International Raceway Afternoon iRacing Default
March 12, 2018 Auto Club 150 75 Auto Club Speedway Night iRacing Default
March 19, 2018 Martinsville 150 150 Martinsville Speedway Afternoon iRacing Default
March 26, 2018 Canadian Tire 100 40 Canadian Tire Motorsports Park Afternoon iRacing Default
April 2, 2018 Texas 150 100 Texas Motor Speedway Afternoon iRacing Default + Overcast
April 9, 2018 Bristol 150 150 Bristol Motor Speedway Night iRacing Default
April 16, 2018 Richmond 125 125 Richmond Raceway Night iRacing Default
April 23, 2018 Talladega 150 57 Talladega Superspeedway Afternoon iRacing Default
April 30, 2018 Dover 125 125 Dover International Raceway Afternoon iRacing Default + Overcast
May 7, 2018 Kansas 150 100 Kansas Motor Speedway Night iRacing Default
May 14, 2018 OFF OFF OFF OFF OFF
May 21, 2018 Charlotte 150 100 Charlotte Motor Speedway Night iRacing Default

 

The Championship Points System

The FTSR Truck Series will use the following Championship Points System for each race:

Position Points   Position Points   Position Points   Position Points
1st 40    11th 30   21st 20   31st 10
2nd 39   12th 29   22nd 19   32nd 9
3rd 38   13th 28   23rd 18   33rd 8
4th 37   14th 27   24th 17   34th 7
5th 36   15th 26   25th 16   35th 6
6th 35   16th 25   26th 15   36th 5
7th 34   17th 24   27th 14   37th 4
8th 33   18th 23   28th 13   38th 3
9th 32   19th 22   29th 12   39th 2
10th 31   20th 21   30th 11   40th 1
                     
Bonus Points:
Leading a Lap - 1 Bonus Point
Pole Position - 1 Bonus Point

* All ties will be broken in the order of most wins, most 2nd places finishes, most 3rd place finishes, etc. 

 

Cash Prizes and Awards

At the end of the season, the following awards will be given to drivers who accomplished each task:

Awards Payout
Series Champion $30 iRacing Credits
Series Runner Up $15 iRacing Credits
Series 3rd Place $10 iRacing Credits
   
   
   
   
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