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§ 8 Penalties

§ 8.1 Severity in Penalties

How severe a penalty is is decided by the Race Stewards (Reko). The penalties range from a simple warning to exclusion from GPLRACER.
Possible penalties that the Reko can give are:

For the previous race:
- no points awarded
- time penalty
- Disqualification (DQ)
- Exclusion from server and DQ
- Exclusion from the league

For the next race:
- warning
- Shift+R not allowed (in case of mode Intermediate)
- Drive through penalty through the pitlane in 2nd gear in lap ‘X’ (‘X’ announced by the Reko)
- Stop and Go penalty in lap ‘X’
- Race the event without Quali
- Race the event without Quali and a drive through pentalty in lap ‘X’
- Race the event without Quali and a Stop and Go penalty in lap ‘X’
- Starting from the pitbox
- Starting from the pitbox and a drive through pentalty in lap ‘X’
- Starting from the pitbox and a Stop and Go penalty in lap ‘X’
- Exclusion for one race
- Exclusion for multiple races
- Exclusion for the remainder of the season
- Exclusion from the league

§ 8.2 Penalties for incidents in the starting phase

Usually the starting phase will be viewed by the Reko. When an incident occurs during this stage of the race, the involved drivers may recieve a punishment. When you had been given a warning beforehand the risk of a penalty increases.

§ 8.3 Penalties for DNS (Did Not Start)

In case a driver cannot take part at a race event, he should delete his PB (personal best time) in time before the race, or – if not possible – he should send a message to an admin. The Reko can penalize a DNS in case the driver is violating this obligation.

§ 9 Race Stewards (Reko)

The Race Stewards (Reko) are:
- Paul Skingley
- Anders Ostlund
- Marcel Gerris
- Ulrich Hofmann
- Stefan Roess
- John Smith
- Yannick Verheijen

§ 9.1 Reko investigation

Submit objection/ Reko request:
You can only submit an incident to the Reko 12-48 hours after the race, otherwise it will not be treated.

§ 10 Administrators

The GPLRACER Admins are:
- Michael Kaulfuss (Founder, Webdesign)
- John Smith (PB Database Programming)
- Stefan Roess (Hosting & Administration Racing Server, Race Director)
- Paul Skingley (Race Director, Server Administration)
- Anders Ostlund (Race Director, Server Administration)
- Marcel Gerris (Race Director, Server Administration)
- Ulrich Hofmann (Support Administration)
- Yannick Verheijen (Support Administration)
- Frank Müller (Support Administration)