Established in 2016 by Mr. Donald W. Strout, this series is for “serious and seasoned” drivers that will be age 60

or older at the end of the season. Fixed setups will be used, running the Pro Mazda, with Driver and Team Championships at stake. The season includes 12 events, with both road (10) and oval (2) tracks.

For membership requests, please refer to the League Contacts section at the bottom of this post.

For requesting the review of a specific incident, please forward details to 60plusstewards@gmail.com


S4 Week 10 -- SUZUKA CIRCUIT - GRAND PRIX

In 1948, Soichiro Honda established the Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and oversaw its expansion from a wooden shack manufacturing bicycle motors to a multinational automobile and motorcycle manufacturer. Later, in 1962, his company decided to develop a new permanent circuit, Suzuka, to be used as the Honda test track. Today, the racing complex is still owned and managed by Honda.

Following multiple upgrades, the circuit was finally approved as Formula One compliant. The Japanese Grand Prix was held at Suzuka from 1987 to nowadays, at the exeption of years 2007 and 2008 when the circuit was closed for renovations and during which the F1 race was held at the Fujii Speedway owned by archrival Toyota.

The demanding and fast Japanese circuit rapidly became a favourite with drivers and fans, featuring some of the F1 calendar's most challenging corners, including the high-speed 130R and the famous Spoon Curve. Always scheduled late in the F1 calendar, it provided the scene for many nail-biting end-of-season deciders and some of the most dramatic and memorable moments in Formula One.


LAST RACE HERE: S3W6, July 19th, 2017
WINNER RACE 1: ANTONIO REIS
WINNER RACE 2: ANDREW FIDLER
BEST Q LAPTIME: 1:56.642 (Bill Lawrence)
BEST R LAPTIME: 1:56.522 (Bill Lawrence)


RACE INFORMATION

Each event includes two sprint races of 30 minutes each.
Podium of first race does not participate to race 2.

OFFICIAL PRACTICE (120 min.)
TUESDAY November 14th¸ 18:30 GMT

RACE 1 (Practice 20 min - Qualifications 2 laps/10 min - Race 13 laps / 30min max.)
WEDNESDAY November 15th¸ 18:30 GMT

RACE 2 (Practice 20 min - Qualifications 2 laps/10 min - Race 13 laps / 30 min max.)
After end of Race 1, exit the simulator and register to the Race 2 league session.

Weather : Afternoon, 78degF, Mostly Cloudy, 55%RH, 10% track state.
Pit stop : Not required
Fast repairs : No limit
Incident limit : No limit
Start : Rolling
Broadcast : No

SETUP : Fixed ( SuzukaS4PM60PLUS1.0.sto , download it here)


LEARNING CENTER

Video courtesy of Thomas Jordan

Video courtesy of Julian Dunne

Schedule

SCORING SYSTEM

Points are awarded in each of the two races as per the following table:

Driver Championship
Only results from race 1 will be considered for the championship.
There are no drop weeks.
The podium finishers from race 1 do not participate in race 2.


Team Championship
The best 16 finishes of any/all drivers on the Team (both races) during the season will be added to determine the Team final score, no driver being able to contribute more than 1 result per event.
There are no drop weeks.


RESULTS OF LAST EVENT

DRIVER CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS
Points earned in race 1 only

TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS
Best points earned by each driver in race 1 or 2, best 16 results per team per season.

LEAGUE CONTACTS

League administrators: JOEL MARTIN and MARK LISON

Incident Reporting : 60plusstewards@gmail.com


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