RULES & REGULATIONS

By entering and participating in this tournament, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these official Rules & Regulations, and the official Format. All decisions regarding the interpretation of these tournament Rules & Regulations lie solely with the Administrator, and supported by Motosports Association of Malaysia (MAM), the decisions of which are final and binding in all respects.

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UMW Toyota Motor Sdn. Bhd. [60576-K]
No 2, Persiaran Raja Muda, Seksyen 15,
40200 Shah Alam, Selangor

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Motorsports Association of Malaysia (MAM)
Aras 1, Bangunan Utara, Welcome Centre,
Jalan Pekeliling, 64000 KLIA Selangor

1. ADMINISTRATOR

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn. Bhd. [60576-K] is solely responsible for organizing and administering the Tournament (“Administrator”).

2. TOURNAMENT DATES

The following dates will apply to the tournament:

Qualifier One Qualifier Two Qualifier Three Qualifier Four Semi-finals Grand-finals
3 September 2020 4 September 2020 12 September 2020 13 September 2020 26 September 2020 27 September 2020

All dates, times, locations, and format are subject to change. In the event that there is a change to the date/time or location/format of an event, Administrator will use reasonable efforts to notify all Entrants (as defined below) at least 24 hours prior to the event date.

3. TOURNAMENT PRIZES

1st Place: RM 20,000
2nd Place: RM 10,000
3rd Place: RM 7,000
4th Place: RM 5,500
5th Place: RM 4,500
6th Place: RM 4,000
7th Place: RM 3,500
8th Place: RM 3,000
9th Place: RM 2,500
10th Place: RM 2,000
11th Place – 20th Place: RM 500 each racer
Grand Final, Podium Finish [1st Place]: RM 450 each racer
Grand Final, Podium Finish [2nd Place]: RM 200 each racer
Grand Final, Podium Finish [3rd Place]: RM 100 each racer

Total approximate retail value of all cash and additional prizes: RM 70,000. All prize values listed in Malaysian Ringgit, are non-transferable, and must be accepted as awarded, without substitutions

4. ELIGIBILITY

To enter the Tournament, each Entrant must:

  • Reside in Malaysia during the Tournament schedule.
  • Be a permanent resident (as such term is defined by Malaysian immigration) or citizen of Malaysia, or a holder of a permit or visa to work or study in Malaysia.
  • Be eighteen (18) years of age or older before registering.
  • Any Entrant that is under the age of majority in their province of residence (each a “Minor”) must have permission from a parent or legal guardian to participate. If it is determined that an Entrant is a Minor in their province of residence and does not have parental consent to participate, they will be disqualified and will not be permitted to continue in the Tournament. Note: Age of majority may differ depending on province of residence. It is an Entrant’s responsibility to verify the age of majority where they live.
  • Employees and agents of the Company, its affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies and divisions, participating promotional partners, and their respective employees and immediate family members are not eligible to participate in the tournament and win.

5. RULES

ONLINE QUALIFIERS OPEN TIME TRIAL

The Time Trial Open Online Qualifiers are open to all Malaysians with a maximum of 720 slots across the four day Qualifier slots dated below:

Qualifier One Qualifier Two Qualifier Three Qualifier Four
3 September 2020 4 September 2020 12 September 2020 13 September 2020

Slot booking and confirmation can be made online at www.velocity.toyota.com.my to reserve a spot and a confirmation email will be sent to their inbox for acknowledgement.

All participants are allowed to re-participate only AFTER completing their time-trial and should the slots are still available. However, each participant is not allowed to register themselves online more than once at a single time.

Each participant will have a one (1) hour slot time of time trial using our official selected car, the GR Toyota Supra RZ ‘20 around the chosen official track, Japan’s Fuji Speedway.

Open to a maximum of 720 slots, racers will first need to go through a Time-Attack phase that will be happening ONLINE, so they could race from the comfort of their home around the chosen official track, Japan’s Fuji Speedway using the legendary GR Supra RZ 20’.

Each racer will have 15 minutes of setting up and warm, before beginning their 30 minutes of time-trial as they try to set their fastest lap. Once the time is up, our marshals will be recording their official fastest time to be included into the masterlist system.

After the four qualifying rounds and all racers have recorded their fastest time, the TOP 20 fastest times will then move on to the Semi-Finals where they will begin RACING for the ultimate cup.

Game Format: Time Trial Open Qualifier (Lap Attack)

Mode: Qualifier
Car: Toyota GR Supra RZ ’20
Car Category: N400
Track: Fuji International Speedway
Track Layout: Short (World Circuit)
Track Length(s): 4,526 Metre / 2.81 Miles
Track Condition: 12:00 (Fine Weather)
Qualifier length(s): 30 Minutes
Tyre Wear: Off
Fuel Consumption: Off
Balance of Performance: On
Tyre Rating: Racing Soft
Tuning: Off

SEMI-FINAL RACE

The top 20 overall fastest time recorded from the Time Trial Open Online Qualifiers, will advance to the Semi-Final Race happening on Saturday, 26 September 2020 at UMW Toyota Malaysia HQ, Shah Alam.

The 20 finalists will first be seeded and drawn into four (2) groups of ten (10) racers and go for another round of Time Attack Qualifier mode to confirm their grid positioning. Once the grid is confirmed, each group will go head-to-head in a best-of-two race.

The top 5 placing (1st- 5th) of each group with the highest points will advance to the Grand Final race on the next day itself, 27 September 2020.

Game Format: Race 1 Details

Mode: Race
Car: Toyota TS050 – Hybrid (Toyota Gazoo Racing) ’16
Car Category: Gr.1
Track: Kyoto Driving Park
Track Layout: Yamagiwa (Original Circuit)
Track Length: 4,912 Metre / 3.05 Miles
Track Condition: 09.30 (Cloudy)
Qualifier Type: 15 Minutes Time Attack
Race length(s): 22 Laps
Tyre Wear: On [ 8x ]
Fuel Consumption: On [ 5x ]
Tyre Rating: Racing Hard (Minimum) – Racing Soft (Maximum)
Balance of Performance: On
Tuning: Off

Requirement:

1. Minimum 1 pit-stop anytime during the race.
2. Must use at least a Racing Medium OR Racing Hard compound tyre during the race

Game Format: Race 2 Details

Mode: Race
Car: Toyota: Toyota Dallara SF19 Super Formula ’19
Car Category: Gr.X
Track: Suzuka Circuit
Track Layout: (World Circuit)
Track Length: 5,807 Metre / 3.61 Miles
Track Condition: 05:00 (Clear)
Qualifier Type: Reversed Grid (Based on Race 1 Result)
Race length(s): 18 Laps
Tyre Wear: On [ 10x ]
Fuel Consumption: On [ 5x ]
Tyre Rating: Racing Hard (Minimum) – Racing Soft (Maximum)
Balance of Performance: Off
Maximum Power Limit: 639 HP
Minimum Weight: 1,455 Kg / 3,208 lbs.
Tuning: Off

Requirement:

1. Minimum 1 pit-stop anytime during the race.

GRAND FINAL RACE

The top 10 finalists will now race on a best-of-four tracks, with each placement of each race carries points as below:

1st place – 25 Points
2nd place – 18 Points
3rd place – 15 Points
4th place – 12 Points
5th place – 10 Points
6th place – 8 Points
7th place – 6 Points
8th place – 4 Points
9th place – 2 Points
10th place – 1 Point

The first track requires all racers to go through a 15 minute Time-Attack Qualifier mode to confirm their grid positioning. The result of Race 1 will determine their grid position for Race 2 as the “Reversed Grid” format takes place. The grid refreshes and all racers must go through the Time-Attack Qualifier mode again to confirm their grid positioning, and the “Reversed Grid” will again take place on Race 4.

Racers will race on each track with a minimum of 1 (one) pit-stop requirement or they will be disqualified from the race and their time will not be registered and will be overwritten by subsequent finishers. The racer with the highest points after four tracks will be crowned as Champion.

Game Format: Race 1 Details

Mode: Race
Car: Toyota GR Supra RZ ’20
Car Category: N400
Track: Autodrome Lago Maggiore
Track Layout: GP (Original Circuit)
Track Length: 5,809 Metre / 3.61 Miles
Track Condition: 05:00 (Clear)
Qualifier Type: 15 Minutes Time Attack
Race length(s): 15 Laps
Tyre Wear: On [ 7x ]
Fuel Consumption : On [ 4x ]
Tyre Rating: Racing Hard (Minimum) – Racing Soft (Maximum)
Balance of Performance: On
Tuning: Off

Requirement:

1. Minimum 1 pit-stop anytime during the race.
2. Must use at least a Racing Medium OR Racing Hard compound tyre during the race

Game Format: Race 2 Details

Mode: Race
Car: Toyota FT-1 Vision Gran Turismo
Car Category: Gr.3
Track: Autopolis International Racing Course
Track Layout: (World Circuit)
Track Length: 4,674 Metre / 2.90 Miles
Track Condition: 19:00 (Clear)
Qualifier Type: Reversed Grid (Based on Race 1 Result)
Race length(s): 18 Laps
Tyre Wear: On [ 7x ]
Fuel Consumption : On [ 4x ]
Tyre Rating: Racing Hard (Minimum) – Racing Soft (Maximum)
Balance of Performance: On
Tuning: Off

Requirement:

1. Minimum 1 pit-stop anytime during the race.
2. Must use at least a Racing Medium OR Racing Hard compound tyre during the race

Requirement:

1. Minimum 1 pit-stop anytime during the race.
2. Must use at least a Racing Medium OR Racing Hard compound tyre during the race

Game Format: Race 3 Details

Mode: Race
Car: Toyota TS050 – Hybrid (Toyota Gazoo Racing) ’16
Car Category: Gr.1
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe
Track Layout: (World Circuit)
Track Length: 13,629 Metre / 8.47 Miles
Track Condition: 11.00 (Fine Weather)
Qualifier Type: 15 Minutes Time Attack
Race length(s): 10 Laps
Tyre Wear: On [ 9x ]
Fuel Consumption: On [ 5x ]
Tyre Rating: Racing Hard (Minimum) – Racing Soft (Maximum)
Balance of Performance: On
Tuning: Off

Requirement:

1. Minimum 1 pit-stop anytime during the race.
2. Must use at least a Racing Medium OR Racing Hard compound tyre during the race

Game Format: Race 4 Details

Mode: Race
Car: Toyota: Toyota Dallara SF19 Super Formula ’19
Car Category: Gr.X
Track: Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
Track Layout: (World Circuit)
Track Length: 7,004 Metre / 4.35 Miles
Track Condition: 11:00 (Rain)
Qualifier Type: Reversed Grid (Based on Race 3 Result)
Race length(s): 18 Laps
Tyre Wear: On [ 8x ]
Fuel Consumption: On [ 4x ]
Tyre Rating: Heavy Wet
Balance of Performance: Off
Maximum Power Limit: 639 HP
Minimum Weight: 1,455 Kg / 3,208 lbs.
Tuning: Off

Requirement:

1. Minimum 1 pit-stop anytime during the race.

6. GAMEPLAY

6.1 RACE SETTINGS

Start Type –

All Races: Grid Start

Grid Order –

Semi-Finals (Race 1): Fastest First
Semi-Finals (Race 2): Reverse Grid Based on SF Race 1 Result
Grand Final (Race 1): Fastest First
Grand Final (Race 2): Reversed Grid Based on GF Race 1 Result
Grand Final (Race 3): Fastest First
Grand Final (Race 4): Reversed Grid Based on GF Race 3 Result

Race Finish Delay –

All Races: 180s

Boost –

All Qualifiers/Races: Off

Visible Damage –

All Qualifiers/Races: On

Mechanical Damage –

Open Online Qualifiers: Off
Semi Final: Light
Grand Final: Light

Tyre Wear –

Open Online Qualifier: Off
Semi-Finals (Race 1): On [8x]
Semi-Finals (Race 2): On [10x]
Grand Final (Race 1): On [7x]
Grand Final (Race 2): On [7x]
Grand Final (Race 3): On [9x]
Grand Final (Race 4): On [8x]

Fuel Consumption –

Open Online Qualifier: Off
Semi-Finals (Race 1): On [5x]
Semi-Finals (Race 2): On [5x]
Grand Final (Race 1): On [4x]
Grand Final (Race 2): On [4x]
Grand Final (Race 3): On [5x]
Grand Final (Race 4): On [4x]

Slipstream Strength –

All Qualifiers/Races: Real

Grip Red. on Wet Track/Track Edge –

All Qualifiers/Races: Real

6.2 REGULATION SETTINGS

Balance of Performance:

Open Online Qualifier: On
Semi-Finals (Race 1): On
Semi-Finals (Race 2): Off (Not Applicable)
Grand Final (Race 1): On
Grand Final (Race 2): On
Grand Final (Race 3): On
Grand Final (Race 4): Off (Not Applicable)

Tyre Rating:

Open Online Qualifier: Racing Soft
Semi-Finals (Race 1): Racing Hard (Minimum) – Racing Soft (Maximum)
Semi-Finals (Race 2): Racing Hard (Minimum) – Racing Soft (Maximum)
Grand Final (Race 1): Racing Hard (Minimum) – Racing Soft (Maximum)t
Grand Final (Race 2): Racing Hard (Minimum) – Racing Soft (Maximum)
Grand Final (Race 3): Racing Hard (Minimum) – Racing Soft (Maximum)
Grand Final (Race 4): Racing Heavy Wet

Minimum Weight:

Open Online Qualifier: Off (Not Applicable)
Semi-Finals (Race 1): Off (Not Applicable)
Semi-Finals (Race 2): 1,455 Kg / 3,208 lbs.
Grand Final (Race 1): Off (Not Applicable)t
Grand Final (Race 2): Off (Not Applicable)
Grand Final (Race 3): Off (Not Applicable)
Grand Final (Race 4): 1,455 Kg / 3,208 lbs.

Maximum Power Limit:

Open Online Qualifier: Off (Not Applicable)
Semi-Finals (Race 1): Off (Not Applicable)
Semi-Finals (Race 2): 639 HP
Grand Final (Race 1): Off (Not Applicable)t
Grand Final (Race 2): Off (Not Applicable)
Grand Final (Race 3): Off (Not Applicable)
Grand Final (Race 4): 639 HP

Tuning –

All Qualifiers/Races: Off

6.3 PENALTY SETTINGS

Ghosting During Race –

Open Online Qualifiers: Strong
Semi Final: Off
Grand Final: Off

Shortcut Penalty –

All Qualifiers/Races: Strong

Wall Collision Penalty –

All Qualifiers/Races: Strong

Car Collision Penalty –

All Qualifiers/Races: Strict

Side Contact Penalty – Strict

All Qualifiers/Races: Strict

Correct Vehicle Course After Wall Collision –

All Qualifiers/Races: Off

Replace Cars When they Leave the Track –

All Qualifiers/Races: Off

Flag Rules – On

All Qualifiers/Races: On

6.4 LIMIT DRIVING OPTIONS

Counter-steering Assist:

Open Online Qualifiers: No Limit
Semi Final: Prohibited
Grand Final: Prohibited

Active Stability Management (ASM):

Open Online Qualifiers: No Limit
Semi Final: Prohibited
Grand Final: Prohibited

Driving Line Assist:

Open Online Qualifiers: No Limit
Semi Final: Prohibited
Grand Final: Prohibited

Traction Control:

Open Online Qualifiers: No Limit
Semi Final: Prohibited
Grand Final: Prohibited

ABS :

Open Online Qualifiers: No Limit
Semi Final: No Limit
Grand Final: No Limit

6.5 GLITCH & LAG

If the Host suffers from game glitches in a qualifier/race, the qualifier/race will be restarted with the original grid placements.

If the Entrant suffers from game glitches in a qualifier/race before at least one Entrant has completed the first lap, the race will be restarted with the original grid placements. This action will only be allowed once in each race for each Entrant. Any glitches happening after lap one is completed, it will be considered a “car malfunction” and a DNF will be given to that driver.

The organizers are not responsible for any glitches during the race. If a participants notice some lag, they should approach this problem with caution, any crash you might be involved due to the glitch will be considered a race incident, unless said otherwise by the race stewards.

6.5 DISCONNECTIONS

If the Host disconnects from a race at any point of the race, the race directors have the right to restart the race with the original grid placements.

If the Entrant disconnects from a race before at least one Entrant has completed the first lap, the race will be restarted with the original grid placements. This action will only be allowed once in each race for each Entrant. If the Entrant disconnects from a race after at least one Entrant has completed the first lap, the race will continue to completion.

6.6 BROADCAST

The Administrator reserves the right to broadcast any Race of the Tournament, at its sole discretion. If Administrator chooses to broadcast a Race, Administrator will choose to either: (a) host each individual Race, and all participating Entrants must join that Race; or (b) join a Race that’s being hosted by a participating Entrant

6.7 COMPETITION RULES

Entrants will have preparation duration before the start of the Qualifying or Race, to setup and ensure their console, controller, earbuds, and headset are working properly. All time limits will be strictly enforced and registered by our official marshals. Any Entrant that is not ready and is late to start at the designated time may be disqualified from the race at the discretion of the Administrator, and will not be eligible to secure their fastest time.

7. CODE OF CONDUCT

All Entrants are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that reflects positively on the Administrator, Administrator, Tournament Sponsors, Press, Spectators, and other Entrants. By participating in the Tournament, Entrants agree to abide by the following Code of Conduct.

7.1 COMPETITION

Entrants are expected to compete at the best of their ability at all times during the Tournament. Cheating is defined as any act that gives one Entrant a competitive advantage over another. If an Entrant feels that they have been cheated by another Entrant, that Entrant must raise their concern with the Administrator immediately, providing as much detail as possible. Complaints should always be accompanied by video evidence. All complaints will be handled on a case-by-case basis, and depending on severity may result in:

An initial warning followed by forfeit of current Game or Match for a second offense;
Immediate forfeit of current Game or Match; or immediate disqualification from Tournament.

Examples of cheating include, but are not limited to:

Collusion and Match Fixing, defined as any agreement between two (2) or more Entrants to disadvantage opposing Entrants.
Hacking or modifying the Game.
Spectating an opposing Entrants’ monitor or live streams.
Using restricted items during a Game. Using restricted hardware during a Game.
Using any player that was not registered during registration.
Intentionally disconnecting from any Game prior to its official conclusion.
Exploiting known in-game bugs, glitches, and unintended Game features to disadvantage opposing Entrants.

7.2 SPORTSMANSHIP

Any unsportsmanlike conduct can result in race ban or disqualification
from the championship.

Administrators are committed to providing Entrants with a competitive environment that is free of harassment and discrimination. To that end: Entrants may not use language in relation to the Tournament that is deemed by the Administrator to be obscene, foul, vulgar, insulting, threatening, abusive, or otherwise offensive or objectionable.

Entrants may not engage in the harassment of a country, private person or group of people through contemptuous or discriminatory words or actions on account of race, skin color, ethnic, national or social origin, gender, language, religion, political opinion or any other opinion, financial status, birth or any other status, sexual orientation or any other reason.

Entrants may not disclose any confidential information provided by Administrator, Tournament Sponsors, or Press, by any method of communication, including all social media channels.

7.3 PENALTIES

There are 4 types of penalties:
A) Time penalty (Added to the result post-race)
B) Grid penalty
C) Race ban
D) Deduction of some or all championship points

Illegal Overtaking

Late braking when overtaking and causing a hard collision, or pushing the driver to the side, will not be considered as a clean overtake. The said Driver must then return the position immediately. Not doing so may result in a penalty.

Crashes or Accidents

Penalties related to the race Incident (crash/accident) can vary significantly based on the type of accident.

Pushing Opponent Off The Tracks

Pushing an opponent out of the track may incur a penalty. When overtaking or defending the position you should leave sufficient space (car width) for other competitors during the battle.

Brake Test

Brake testing is considered as unsportsmanlike behavior and will occur in a Penalty by the Race Steward

Responsiveness

Entrants are expected to respond to requests from the Administrator in a timely manner.

All decisions regarding the enforcement of the Code of Conduct are at the discretion of the Administrator and are final and binding.

7.4 PROTEST

Each Entrant is only allowed to make a 1x protest in the Semi Final & 2x protest in the Grand Final. All protests must be made during the protest period. Any protest made outside of the protest period will not be allowed.

All decisions regarding the enforcement of the Code of Conduct are at the discretion of the Administrator and are final and binding.

7.5 INCIDENTS

7.5.1
Incident means any occurrence or series of occurrences involving one or more drivers or any action by any drivers, which is reported to the Stewards by the Race Director or noted by the Stewards and subsequently investigated and include:

When your car gains an advantage due to a collision with another car;
When an opponent loses position in the race due to your collision with another car;
When an opponent is pushed off track due to your collision with another car;
When an opponent is sent into a spin due to your collision with another car;
When the opponent receives mechanical damage due to your collision with another car;
Blocking with more than 2 direction changes on the track;
When closing out another driver parallel to you, not leaving one car width of space (“driving parallel” means at least 1/3 of the car behind lines up next to the car in front);
Forcing yourself into the inside of a car in front at a corner when you were not parallel to it already (“driving parallel” means at least 1/3 of the car behind lines up next to the car in front), forcing the other car to avoid you;
Braking in a location that does not require brakes / Performing brake tests on the track;
When returning to the track after driving off track, returning to the track without waiting for a car behind to pass;
Interfering with an attack lap of another car during qualifying;
When coming out of a ghosted state after clearing a penalty, blocking another car by not driving off of the main racing line on track;
Secretly working to give advantage to a team other than your own;
Not following tire usage rules;
Other unsportsmanlike conduct.

7.5.2
a)It shall be at the discretion of the Stewards to decide upon a report or a request by the Race Director, if a driver(s) involved in an incident shall be penalized.
b)Penalty Processing

1.Once the car passes over an automatic penalty line on the track, the car will automatically slow down / ghosted until the penalty has been cleared;
2.While the penalty is being cleared, the car will enter a ghost state, and once the penalty has been cleared, the ghost state will be cleared. There is a possibility of collision with other cars
2.While the penalty is being cleared, the car will enter a ghost state, and once the penalty has been cleared, the ghost state will be cleared. There is a possibility of collision with other cars

c)Up to a 99 second penalty or disqualification can be issued for these actions above Incidents that occur near the end of a race can also lead to additional time being added to the lap after the race or disqualification after judgement.

7.5.3
The Stewards may impose any one of the penalties below on any driver involved in an incident: a) A slow down penalty of a given time. The driver must enter the slow down zone indicated on the track, slow down for at least the time given and then re-join the race.
b) A post-race time penalty.
c) A reprimand.
d) A fine.
e) A drop of a certain number of grid positions.
f) Starting from the pit lane.
g) Deletion of a driver’s lap time or times
(If any of the penalties referred to in b) c) d) f) g) above are imposed, neither the penalty nor the reason for the penalty shall be subject to appeal).

8. WINNER NOTIFICATION

Each Winner must send confirmation of their full mailing address to the Administrator within ten (10) days from the final event date to successfully claim the prize or such prize may be deemed forfeited.

The prize will be given within ninety (90) working days from the final event date.

In the event of any dispute concerning the operation of any element of the Tournament, the Toyota Velocity Esports Championship, or these Tournament Rules, the decision of the Administrator will be final. Any Entrant found to have violated these Tournament Rules, even after a prize has been awarded, will be disqualified and will be required to return the prize awarded, or cash equivalent in full within thirty (30) days following notice from the Administrator that the Entrant has violated the Tournament Rules.

9. ADDITIONAL REGULATIONS

9.1 VERIFICATION PROCESS

Before confirming the top 20 finalists and moving on to the Semi-Final phase, racers must go through another layer of filter called the “Verification Phase” where the top 30 racers will need to prove that their time was indeed achievable by them and will be live monitored by Motorsports Association of Malaysia (MAM) via online app Zoom, or at Cove Esports Hub on the 14th of September 2020 from 8.30PM – 10.30PM in order to keep and/or uphold their personal best recorded time to complete the final top 20 spots.

Each racer will be given a “Time-Pocket Advantage” of 0.3 seconds to their recorded or official time of which they must hit within that given time frame. Should the racers be able to hit the given time frame, their previous official recorded lap time during the Qualifier session will remain and be upheld in our system. If they fail to do so, their previous lap time will thus be overwritten and be eliminated.