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12 Hours of Sebring Signup Now Open

The real life Sebring 12-hours race is on in March. Let’s have some fun …

We spent a whole bunch of hours testing server settings. And we believe we have perfected the settings to allow for way more than 60 cars on the same online server.

And suddenly we thought: Let’s combine that!

Sebring has 32 pit spots. So how to run 60 when you need to pit, won’t there be another car in your pit spot? Yes, but it like in real life racing, it will be your teammate! Combine that with the servers ability to run batch files and commands to assign pit spots while racing. Suddenly we can stack cars in the same team to use the same pit spots!

The road is now pawed to have very large online races. Our testing shows that 500+ clients shouldn’t be a problem. And all the usual server problems like pit spot problems and rejoin issues will disappear. We can not confirm yet, but we believe our settings also eliminate the “suddenly appearing cars” phenomenon. But that remains to be proven.

OK, So Sebring is on and now we can have a lot of clients, but how do we make such a race a special event?

Price pool! We set a participation fee and use that to create a prize pool. That way with 60 cars, there will be a 1,500 € prize pool. This means that for each class winner, there would be 244 € up for grabs.

Rules addendum for online races is not finished yet. But if a 60 car 12 hour race with 1,500 € prize pool speaks to you, then signups are now open.

You can find info here: https://gtr24h.org/12-hours-of-sebring-2019

Wether you are racing yourself or just a racing fan, we are constructing our own broadcast studio for live streaming the event. You will be able to follow the racing on our Twitch channel right here: https://www.twitch.tv/events/aJ-sVZ2eTjWSvZW54qBOfg

About The Author

Peter Munkholm
When John Nielsen won Le Mans 24-Hours in 1990, Peter was hooked with motorsports. He started sim racing on his uncles PC with Formula One Grand Prix by Geoff Crammond in 1992. Then progressed through IndyCar Simulator and IndyCar Simulator 2 on his Amiga 500+. When he bought his own PC in 1994 and a Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback Pro Joystick he was already deeply in love with sim racing. His first skirmish with light modding was a Pernod Anis blue, white, and red skin for IndyCar Racing 2. He was hooked! But sim racing really kicked off for Peter with Sports Car GT in 1999. And with internet access and what felt like an ocean of mods. Sports Car GT and the F1 simulators with endurance racing mods swallowed most of his spare time. Then the GTR mod for F1 2003 arrived on the scene, from some Swedish dudes who called themselves SIMBIN. That would change everything! Right about then was also when Logitech steering wheels reach a state of useful. So when the GTR game officially released Peter bought a Formula Force GP wheel the same day, went home and founded the Danish Grand Touring League (DGTL). In 2006 the first LAN event was held. This became GTR24H in 2007. As they say. The rest is history!
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