Pit-Lane rules apply when official practice has begun on the evening of the Event, and the server is getting busier (typically 10+ Competitors).
Exceeding the speed limit or crossing the white line on a test server which is empty is not an issue, however if other members are testing, please be aware of their location when leaving the pits.
RCR4a/. The pit lane speed limit* must not be exceeded once official practice on the evening of the event has begun, and the server has begun to fill for the event.
RCR4b/. When the Pit Exit Light is red, the track is closed and must not be entered.
RCR4c/. When exiting the pits, Members must keep their whole car within the White/Coloured Pit-Exit line. A pit exit where a car crosses the white line early, resulting in the rejoining Car making contact with another, car will be deemed Avoidable Contact (By the joining Car), and dealt with under RCR4b/. An illegal pit exit that causes a car that is on track at racing speed, to have to slow or take action to avoid contact, because the white line was crossed, will be deemed a Dangerous Pit Exit, and penalised accordingly.
RCR4d/. When entering the pits, Members must respect the White/Coloured Pit-Entry line, and keep the complete car within the lines.
RCR4e/. No Overtaking in the Pit-Lane (unless the car ahead clearly moves out of the way to allow the pass to be made).
RCR4f/. If an event is being run as a 'Historic' event and re-creating the past, then it is possible that the pit-limit will be very high. Unless otherwise advised, drivers may run to the pit speed limit. However, drivers need to apply common sense when the pit-lane is busy.
*Pit-Lane speed limit being the limit programmed into the Sim for the particular track. On occasion, RaceConnect will announce a 60mph/100kph speed limit. (e.g. Historic tracks sometimes have a 199mph pit-lane limit).
Consequence for Non-Adherence:-
Failing to respect the pit speed limit through the pitlane during the race will usually result in an in-sim penalty, usually a Drive Through or Stop-Go. Any reported driver failing to wait at the red light will receive a warning after the event. Dangerous Pit-Exits, Overtaking in the pit-lane or Crossing the White Pit-Exit Line may all incur post race warnings/penalties. Penalties will be applied depending on the level of the incident and at the discretion of Admin. These may range from Lap Penalties, to Time Penalties, to Drive Through Penalties, to Grid Penalties, to Removal from the Server, or Removal/DQ from the Race Result.