Here’s how the competition format for RallyX looks:
All participants have the opportunity to run two free trainings for a maximum of 4 laps each.
The heats are run over four laps.
Each participant runs three qualifying rounds with a maximum of five cars in each heat.
After each first qualifying round, the position of the drivers in the qualifying round is calculated based on the total time in each heat.
After three qualifying rounds, the twelve to 18 drivers (depending on number of entries) with the highest total qualifier points go to the semifinals. Drivers who do not participate in the first qualifying round receive no points.
Fifteen drivers participate. Driver X will be second in first qualifying Round 1, sixth in first qualifying Round 2 and will not start in first qualifying Round 3. He will then score 45 + 38 + 0 = 83 Qualifying points.
Championship points after qualifying rounds are awarded as follows: 16,15,14,13,12,11, etc.
The semifinals run over 5 laps with the 12 to 18 drivers taking the most points from qualifying rounds 1-3.
The semifinals and starting positions assigned to the drivers are based on the count of the qualifying points from qualifying rounds 1-3. With highest points finisher starting on Pole position.
Start grid of 3 Rows (2-2-2).
Semi Final grid positions depend on both the number of semi-finals and the Intermediate points total.
Championship points in each semifinal are awarded as follows: 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
The two or three best placed in each semi-final (depending on the number of semi-finals)proceed to the final, which runs over five laps..
Start Grid of 3 Rows (2-2-2).
Championship points in the final are awarded as follows: 8, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
The first to cross the finish line having taken the Joker in the final is the winner of the competition.
The alternative track/Joker lap is to be crossed once per heat in the qualifier, semi and final.