Diehard Racing League

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Season (July 9th thru December 3rd)

Thursday night

Open Setups

Practice - 7:30 PM Eastern/6:30 PM Central

Qualify - 7:50 PM Eastern/6:50 PM Central

Race - 8:00 PM Eastern/7:00 PM Central

Drop Weeks - none

All races Broadcast by ESBN


Wednesday Practice - 7:00 PM Eastern to 11:00 PM Eastern


Entry Fee - $5.00 for the season by paypal: barney-55@hotmail.com

Apply to the Series here.


Race night

Open Setups

Tire Set limit - Yes 1 - 3 depending on track/race length

Default Weather for season 1 (variable % for season 2)

Sky 2x

Starting Track State - 45%

Marbles not cleared

Track state carries over

Dynamic track

Fast Repairs - NONE



Point Standings can be found here.


 

Season 1

Week
 Track/Event
 Date
 Laps
 Sim Date
 Sim Time
 Extra Tire Sets 
 -
 Daytona Shootout
Front row qualifying & 20 lap shootout
  June 25th
  20
 February 14th
 3:00 PM
 1
 1
  Daytona Crown Jewel 190
Daytona International Speedway
  July 9th
  76
 February 15th
 3:00 PM
 2
 2
 Goodwrench 150
Rockingham Speedway
 July 16th
 150
 March 1st
 3:15 PM
 3
 3
 Miller High Life 125
Richmond International Raceway
 July 23rd
 167
 March 8th
 2:45 PM
 3
 4
 Miller American 200
Michigan International Speedway
 July 30th
  100
 June 28th
 2:45 PM
 3
 5
 Transouth 150
Darlington Raceway
 August 6th
  110
 March 29th
 4:00 PM
 3
 6
 Budweiser King of the Road 100
Watkins Glen
(Classic)
 August 13th
  41
 August 10th
 2:30 PM
 2
 7
 First Union 110
North Wilksboro
 August 20th
  175
 April 5th
 2:45 PM
 3
 8
 Valleydale Meats 100
Bristol Motor Speedway
 August 27th
  200
 April 12th
 3:30 PM
 3
 9
 Winston Crown Jewel 200
Talladega
 September 3rd
  75
 June 21st
 2:30 PM
 2
 10
 Sovran Bank 100
Martinsville
 September 10th
 190 
 April 26th
 3:45 PM
 3
 

ALL STAR RACE

 ALL STAR RACE Format
 Sim Date
 Sim Time
 Extra Tire Sets
 Chorlotte Motor Speedway (Legacy)
 May 17th
 4:30 PM
 -
 Season Winners locked in
 -
 -
 -
 The Open will be 35 laps
 -
 -
 1
 Transfer number will be baised of season winners. Making 20 cars total.
 -
 -
 -
 All Star Race will be 30 laps/30 laps/10 lap segment
 -
 -
 1/1/0
 

Season 2

Week
 Event/Track
 Date
Laps
 Sim Date
 Sim Time
 Extra Tire Sets
 1
Coca-Cola Crown Jewel 150
Charlotte Motor Speedway
 September 24th
 100
 May 24th
 4:40 PM
 3
 2
  Delaware 175
Dover International Speedway
 October 1st
 175
May 31st 
   4:30 PM
 3
 3
  Miller High Life 200
Pocono Raceway
(Legacy)
 October 8th
 80
  July 19th
  4:00 PM
 2
 4
  Winston Western King of the Road 100
Sonoma
(Historic)
 October 15th
  50
  November 8th
  3:00 PM
 2
 5
  Goody's 100
Martinsville
 October 22nd
 190
  September 27th
  3:30 PM
 3
 6
 Talladega 200
Talladega
 October 29th
 75
  July 26th
  3:00 PM
 2
 7
  Busch 100
Bristol
 November 5th
 188 
  August 22nd
  3:00 PM
 3
 8
  Southern Crown Jewel 150
Darlington
 November 12th
 110
  September 6th
  2:30 PM
 3
 9
  Holly Farms 110
North Wilksboro
 November 19th
 175
  October 4th
  2:30 PM
 3
  -
 OFF WEEK
Thanksgiving
 November 26th
 
  -
  -
 
 10
 Atlanta Journal 175
Atlanta
 December 3rd
 114
 November 22nd
  3:30 PM
 3
 

Points System

Pos.
 Points
 Pos.
 Points
 1st
 175
 23rd
 94
 2nd
 170
 24th
 91
 3rd
 165
 25th
 88
 4th
 160
 26th
 85
 5th
 155
 27th
 82
 6th
 150
 28th
 79
 7th
 146
 29th
 76
 8th
 142
 30th
 73
 9th
 138
 31st
 70
 10th
 134
 32nd
 67
 11th
 130
 33rd
 64
 12th
 127
 34th
 61
 13th
 124
 35th
 58
 14th
 121
 36th
 55
 15th
 118
 37th
 52
 16th
 115
 38th
 49
 17th
 112
 39th
 46
 18th
 109
 40th
 43
 19th
 106
 41st
 40
 20th
 103
 42nd
 37
 21st
 100
 43rd
 34
 22nd
 97
 -
 -
 

Bonus Points

 Bonus
 Points
 Lead a lap
 5 points
 Lead the most laps
 5 points
 

Prizes

 Season 1
 Winnings
 1st
 $20.00
 2nd
 $10.00
 3rd
 $5.00
 Season 2
 Winnings
 1st
 $20.00
 2nd
 $10.00
 3rd
 $5.00
 Season 1 & 2 Combined
 Winnings
 1st 
 Trophy and $50.00
 2nd
 $25.00
 3rd
  $15.00
 

Winston Million Prize

Win three out of four races of the crown jewels in one season to win the Winston Million!

Daytona 500

Talladega 500

Coke 600 at Charlotte

Southern 500 at Darlington

Win $100.00

 

King of the road prize

Win both road courses in the combined two seasons and win the King Of The Road!

Win $20.00

 

Grand National Series Rules

Section 1

Joining the league


a.) You must be 18 or older to join

b.) You must have a mic

c.) Class C license minimum

d.) irating must be between 1,200 and 6,000 Anything higher or lower will be disregarded.

e.) Average incident based off your career and past two seasons in iracing must be less than 4.5 average incident per race.

f.) Entry fee of $5.00 for the season.


Section 1.2

Car # and Paint Scheme 


a.) 1980 to 1989 popular paint schemes will run the correct number. Example: 3 or 15 ran the Wrangler.

b.) Custom schemes may be used as long as they hold true to the 80's style paint schemes. Numbers will be limited.

c.) Single or two digit numbers only,

d.) If you run a paint scheme with the number painted in the scheme. You must have trading paints pro OR run the iracing fonts.



Section 1.3

New Members


a.) Diehard Racing League is a private racing league within the iRacing service. All new members will go through a probationary period for their first three races at Diehard Racing League. During the probationary period, you can be removed at any time from the league at the league’s discretion.


b.) Probationary members will be identified in the sim with an asterisk (*) shown after their name. 



Section 1.4

Driver Conduct


a.) Drivers are responsible for their actions and behavior in race servers, the Diehard Racing League TeamSpeak server, and the Diehard social media page. Any form of misconduct will be up for review and penalties. All drivers are expected to follow the rules written here and/or as directed by league Admins. Failure to follow league rules, admin instructions, or any conduct deemed detrimental to the league will result in race penalties, probation, suspensions and/or bans from the league. All decisions on behavior are final and may not be appealed.

b.) The only chat allowed during the GREEN FLAG is race-related ONLY, for instance, letting another driver know your pitting, passing, or damaged. If a driver does not follow these simple chat rules they will then have their chat removed for the remainder of that event.

c.)  After each race, the league officials panel will review all incidents which trigger cautions. Incidents which don't trigger cautions may not be reviewed, unless requested by another driver.



Section 1.5 

Driver Incident/caution/protest/penalties

a.) Causing 1 caution will be your one and only warning by Race Control. 


b.) Causing 2 cautions will result in an EOL issued by Race Control.

c.) Causing 3 cautions in a race will get you parked for the night. Race control will tell you to park it. Failure to do so will result in a DQ. 


d.) When no live race official is present - One at-fault caution or incident will result in a driver getting an EOL once everyone is on the grid. (penalty to be served the next race attended) 


e.) When no live race official is present - Two at-fault cautions or incidents in one event will result in no qualifying and an end-of-line penalty once everyone is on the grid. (penalty to be served the next race attended)


f.) When no live race official is present - Three or more at-fault cautions or incidents in one event will result in NO QUALIFYING, and a STOP AND GO PENALTY to be served at their next attended race.


g.) Aggressive/Careless Racing - Any driver who is found to be overaggressive, unable to demonstrate car control or proper awareness, or causing multiple incidents on a regular basis will be issued a one-time warning. If that driver continues to have problems on track, they will be suspended or permanently banned from the league at the admin board’s sole discretion.


h.) A driver may protest another driver by talking to an admin after the race in either a pm or in a private room.



Section 1.6
Qualifying
a.) You must Qualify, or attempt to run a clean lap.


b.) Qualifying will be set to 5 minutes 2 laps closed qualifying. Set to ? in server options to prevent cheating.


c.) Starting grid will be set to 43 drivers max.

d.) Top 20 in points are locked in to the race every week

e.) TBD



Section 1.7

Start of race and all Restarts


a.) The initial start of the race will be on the green flag only. The leaders must maintain a constant speed until the green flag is displayed.


b.) All Restarts will start on the leader or the green flag. Whichever happens first. Leader must wait for the pace car to drop completely off the racing surface.


c.) Single file restarts with lapped cars inside.


d.) No passing or changing lanes on restarts is permitted before the start/finish line. (you may avoid a missed shift. But will not pass)


e.) Jumping the start of the race, or any restart, is prohibited. A driver has one lap to give the position or positions back. This means if you restarted 20th, you go back to 20th. Failure to do so will result in a one lap penalty being applied to the driver’s final finishing position.


Section 1.8

Yellow Flags & Black Flags


a.) No black flags will be cleared by the admins (except avoiding a wreck by going onto pit road)


b.) No cautions flags will be thrown by the admins 

c.)  EOL and black flag to pit road maybe used by the live race official. Refer to Section 1.5


Section 1.9

Race Communications


a.) Drivers must communicate in the @DRIVERS channel when pitting under green flag conditions. A hotkey text or verbal message must be used during the pit lap, at least 5 seconds prior to braking.

b.) All drivers are recommended to use the F3 “Relative” black box at all times. You are responsible for being aware of the drivers around you, including faster or slower cars that may be on different pit strategies.


c.) Teamspeak/iRacing Chat: Drivers must have their chat enabled for all races to be broadcast. The top three finishers in broadcast races are required to be available on TeamSpeak for pre, in, post-race interviews.


 

1987 Winston Cup Schedule

Week
 Track/Event
 Laps
 Sim Date
 Sim Time
 Extra Tire Sets
 -
 Duel 85's
Race 1
 35 
 February 14th
 3:00 PM
 1
 -
 Duel 85's
Race 2
 35
 February 14th
 3:00 PM
 1
  1
Daytona 500
Daytona International Speedway (old)
 76
 February 15th
 3:00 PM
 2
  2
Goodwrench 500
Rockingham Speedway
 150
 March 1st
 4:15 PM
 3
  3
   Miller High Life 400
Richmond International Raceway
 167
 March 8th
 2:45 PM
 3
  4
Motorcraft Quality Parts 500
Atlanta Motor Speedway  
 100
 March 15th
 3:45 PM
 3
  5
Transouth 500
Darlington Raceway  
 110
 March 29th
 4:00 PM
 3
  6
First Union 400
North Wilkesboro Speedway  
 175
 April 5th
 2:40 PM
 3
  7
Valleydale Meats 500
Bristol Motor Speedway  
 188
 April 12th
 3:30 PM
 3
  8
Sovran Bank 500
Martinsville Speedway  
 190
 April 26th
 3:30 PM
 3
  9
Winston 500
Talladega Superspeedway  
 75
 May 3rd
 3:00 PM
 2
 -
 All Star Race
Lowe's Motor Speedway
 -
 May 17th
 4:30 PM
 1/1/0
  10
Coca-Cola 600
Lowe's Motor Speedway  
 100
 May 24th
 4:30 PM
 3
  11
   Budweiser 500
Dover International Speedway
 175
 May 31st
 4:30 PM
 3
  12
   Miller High Life 500
Pocono Raceway
 80
 June 14th
 4:00 PM
 2
  13
   Budweiser 400
(Riverside)Watkins Glen International Classic
 41
 June 21st
 2:30 PM
 2
  14
   Miller American 400
Michigan International Speedway
 100
 June 28th
 2:45 PM
 3
  15
   Pepsi Firecracker 400
Daytona International Speedway
 76
 July 4th
 2:30 PM
 2
  16
   Summer 500
Pocono Raceway
 80
 July 19th
 4:00 PM
 2
  17
   Talladega 500
Talladega Superspeedway
 75
 July 26th
 3:00 PM
 2
  18
   The Bud at the Glen
Watkins Glen International Clasic
 41
 August 10th
 2:30 PM
 2
  19
   Champion Spark Plug 400
Michigan International Speedway
 100
 August 16th
 3:00 PM
 3
  20
   Busch 500
Bristol Motor Speedway
  188
 August 22nd
 3:00 PM
 3
 21
   Southern 500
Darlington Raceway
 110
 September 6th
 2:30 PM
 3
 22
   Wrangler Jeans Indigo 400
Richmond International Raceway
 175
 September 13th
 3:00 PM
 3
 23
   Delaware 500
Dover International Speedway
 175
 September 20th
 4:00 PM
 3
 24
   Goody's 500
Martinsville Speedway
 190
 September 27th
 3:30 PM
 3
 25
   Holly Farms 400
North Wilkesboro Speedway
 175
 October 4th
 2:30 PM
 3
 26
Oakwood Homes 500
Lowe's Motor Speedway
 100
 Octber 11th
 4:00 PM
 3
 27
   ACDelco 500
Rockingham Speedway
 150
 October 25th
 4:15 PM
 3
 28
   Winston Western 500
(Riverside)Sonoma Historic
  50
 November 8th
 3:15 PM
 -
 -
 (2021 season)1988 - Checker 500 Phoenix replaced 
Winston Western 500 at Riverside
 175
 November 6th
 3:30 PM
 3
 29
   Atlanta Journal 500
Atlanta Motor Speedway
 114
 November 22nd
 3:30 PM
 3