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1. COMPETITION OVERVIEW

  • Event Name: Dallara - AK Esports Sim Challenge
  • Organizers: Organized by Dallara - AK Esports LLC
  • Organizer Address: 1201 Main Street, Speedway IN 46224
  • Platform: iRacing, developed by iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations.
  • Age Requirement: Participants must be 12 years or older. Participants under the age of 18 must have consent from a parent or guardian to participate, especially in the event of a victory. Participants must be able to reach the pedals and operate the simulator effectively. In the case of disability, organizers can map the brakes and throttle to the wheel to accommodate the participant.
  • Entry Fee: The participation to the Prize contest and to the prize draw is free for everyone that is registered for the contest. Participants may attend multiple sessions. Each session entitles the participant to one entry in the Hotlap competition; however, registration is unique, and only the fastest lap across all sessions will count. 

2. LOCATION

  • Venue: Indianapolis Motors Speedway @ Dallara booth
  • Address: 4790 W 16th St, Speedway, IN 46222
  • Opening Hours:
    • Friday May 17th: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Saturday May 18th: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Sunday May 19th: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Friday May 24th: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Saturday May 25th: 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    • Sunday May 26th: 6 a.m. - 4 p.m.

3. EVENT DURATION

  • Schedule: The event will run during the operating hours of the Dallara booth from Friday, May 17, 2024, to Sunday, May 25, 2024.
    • Friday May 17th: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Saturday May 18th: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Sunday May 19th: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Friday May 24th: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Saturday May 25th: 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    • Sunday May 26th: 6 a.m. - 4 p.m.

4. SIMULATOR USAGE AND HOTLAP COMPETITION FORMAT

  • Eligible Cars: Dallara IR18 INDYCAR
  • Allowed Driving Assists:
    • Qualifying Conduct Scrutiny: Severe
    • Throttle Assistance: Not Permitted
    • Brake Assistance: Not Permitted
    • Ideal Line: Allowed
    • Automatic Gearbox: Allowed
    • Engine Start: Auto engine start
    • Pit Limiter: Auto pit speed limiter
  • Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Oval
  • Game Mode: Hotlap (Single Player Qualifier)
  • General Use: Participants must register to participate in the Hotlap competition and be entered into the prize draw.
  • Car Setup: Fixed, with no adjustments allowed by participants.
  • Leaderboard and Results: Participants can check their times and standings on the landing page at akesports.it/dallara-akesports-sim-challenge

5. PRIZES FOR HOTLAP CHALLENGE

  • Top Prize: The participant with the best time at the close of the event will win:
    • 1 Fanatec CSL Cockpit
    • 1 Fanatec CSL Cockpit Seat
    • 1 Fanatec CSL DD (5 Nm)
    • 1 Fanatec CSL Steering Wheel P1 V2
    • 1 Fanatec CSL Pedals

In the event of a tie, the winner will be determined based on the timestamp of the fastest lap. The participant who achieves the fastest lap time first will be declared the winner.

6. FREE PRIZE DRAW

  • Eligibility: Entry to the prize draw is included with the registration for all participants who pay to use the simulator.
  • Draw Prizes:
    • Fanatec CSL DD (5 Nm)
    • Fanatec CSL Steering Wheel P1 V2
    • Fanatec CSL Pedals
  • Draw Procedure: Winners will be randomly selected at the end of the event and notified via email. The winner of the competition and the prize draw will be announced on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at 2 PM.

7. SPORTING CODE

  • General Conduct: Participants must use their real names and are expected to be familiar with the game’s features and rules. Unsporting behavior may result in penalties, including disqualification.
  • Session Management: Only the organizers have the authority to manage, delay or restart a session. 
  • Hotlap Session Rules: Exploiting track conditions or other players for a faster lap is prohibited. Violations can result in penalties such as lap time disqualification or being positioned at the back of the grid.
  • Track Limits: Defined by the game’s built-in penalty system. Repeated off-track offenses may result in additional penalties.

8. TECH SUPPORT

  • For assistance, contact: AK Esports Tech Support at events@dallara-akesports.com