Realish Prototype International Challenge
|Realish Prototype International Challenge|
|Date||28th January - 1st April|
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The Realish Prototype International Challenge is the twenty-fourth season of official Realish Racing competition. The season will run from January to April 2018.
The eight rounds will each feature six sessions:
Practice 1 - running throughout the week of the race beginning on the Monday evening.
Practice 2 - 45 minutes, beginning at 19:00 GMT (Rounds 1-4) or 19:00 BST (Rounds 5-8).
Qualifying - 20 minutes, all cars on track, beginning at 19:45 GMT (Rounds 1-4) or 19:45 BST (Rounds 5-8).
Warmup - 5 minutes, all cars on track, beginning at 20:05 GMT (Rounds 1-4) or 20:05 BST (Rounds 5-8).
Race - 60 minutes in length, beginning at 20:10 GMT (Rounds 1-4) or 20:10 BST (Rounds 5-8).
All drivers will compete in the MetalMoro AJR prototype, choosing one of four different engines with different power outputs and weights:
- 5.7L Chevrolet/Cadillac LS3 V8, Nissan VK56DE V8 (NA, 524BHP, 940kg)
- 4.0L Judd GV4 V10, Audi FSI V10 (NA, 520BHP, 930kg)
- 2.0L Honda K20 I4t, Mazda MZ-2.0T I4t, Lexus RI4AG I4t (Turbo, 502HP, 900kg)
- 3.2L RPE Powertec V8, Nissan VK45DE V8, Gibson GK428 V8, Cadillac LS3 V8 (NA, 484HP, 890kg)
Blue - Newcomer driver
Calendar & Results
The series will cover ten rounds, each featuring a single race:
|Round||Race||Venue||Circuit||Conditions||Race Length||Pole Position||Winning Driver||Winning Team||Fastest Lap||Date|
|RPiC Race of Brazil||1|| Taruma
Viamão, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
|Full||69 Laps||Kyran Parkin||Mike Bell||Smile Power Racing||Kyran Parkin|| Sunday 28th|
|RPiC Race of America East||2|| Virginia International Raceway
Alton, Virginia, USA
|Full||39 Laps||Mark Singleton||Kyran Parkin||Unified Petroleum Autosports||Kyran Parkin|| Sunday 4th|
|RPiC Race of Italy||3|| Imola
Imola, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
|Grand Prix||39 Laps||Kyran Parkin||Kyran Parkin||Unified Petroleum Autosports||Kyran Parkin|| Sunday 11th|
|RPiC Race of Germany||4|| Nurburgring
Nurburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
|Grand Prix||34 Laps||Kyran Parkin||Kyran Parkin||Unified Petroleum Autosports||Kyran Parkin|| Sunday 18th|
|RPiC Race of Japan||5|| Suzuka
Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, Japan
|Grand Prix||TBA Laps||TBC||TBC||TBC||TBC|| Sunday 11th|
|RPiC Race of Australia||6|| Albert Park
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
|Grand Prix||TBA Laps||TBC||TBC||TBC||TBC|| Sunday 18th|
|RPic Race of Canada||7|| Montreal
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Grand Prix||TBA Laps||TBC||TBC||TBC||TBC|| Sunday 25th|
|RPiC Race of America West||8|| Road America
Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA
|Full||TBA Laps||TBC||TBC||TBC||TBC|| Sunday 1st|
The top twelve finishers in each race will score points.
All drivers are eligible to score points in the Drivers Championship. The Drivers Champion will be the driver with the most points at the end of the season. If points totals are tied between 2 or more drivers, race result countback will determine the champion, followed by fastest total combined race time. To be classified, drivers need to complete 75% of the race distance. The newcomer driver finishing highest in the Drivers Championship will win the Newcomers Trophy.
The team with the highest combined points total from all of their drivers will win the Teams Championship.