500 km from Olavarría - 500 km de Olavarría
The 500 km of Olavarría was a special speed motorsport race organized by the Carretera Turismo Carretera Association , exclusively for its main category , which was run at the Autodromo Hermanos Emiliozzi in the town of Olavarría , on April 30, 2016 .
This race was carried out by pilots' relay, in addition to having been run in a period of around almost 3 hours, in which the pilots participating in the 2016 Road Tourism Championship had to share in that period of time the driving of their units with invited pilots who fulfilled as the main requirement, having participated regularly in any of the categories governed by ACTC. The winning duo of this special competition was the one made up of the pilot Christian Dose , together with his guest Marcelo Videle , who would take the victory at the command of a Chevrolet Chevy unit of the Donto Racing team, after traveling 123 laps, for almost 3 hours of demand.
This competition would have a special regulation, which stipulated the elimination of the qualifying days and the ordering of the starting grid by means of the ranking made from the sum of what was harvested in the 2015 Road Tourism championship, plus what accumulated during 2016 until the competition in question. Likewise, the mode of change of pilots and the times for refueling fuel and changing tires were also stipulated. The most important items are detailed below:
- There is a mandatory driver change and the limit of the minimum driving time of each competitor, throughout the test, will be forty (40) minutes, it can be done when refueling is being carried out and obligatorily using the left door of the vehicle. In the case of changing the driver at another time, it must be carried out by completing odd and / or even laps, as appropriate, always with reference to the race leader. In the event that a pilot, due to a physical impediment, cannot meet the minimum stipulated driving time, causing the change of pilot and corresponding sticker, this must be evaluated by the ACTC Medical Department, compulsorily, raising the report to the Sports Commission for its resolution.
- All competitors may stop in the pits for refueling, being enabled from the start of the test. Vehicles located in odd pits must do so by completing the odd laps and vehicles located in even pits must do so by completing the even laps, always with reference to the leading car. In all cases, the driver will be free to choose the lap to make the stop. By "fulfilling" the moment of passing through the control tower closing the respective lap is understood as the pointer of the race.
- The tires authorized to use in this competition are only the 8 sealed ones, allowing the re-sealing of eight (8) used tires from the previous race, only for practice.
- A sticker (provided by the ACTC Technical Department) must be placed on the windshield, on the right side of the car, in order to make known which driver is driving the unit. Holder color "fluo green" and Guest color "fluo orange".
- If the rider starts from the Pit (without completing the formation lap or the previous lap), he will be penalized by the Sports Commission with the loss of a lap.
- Any vehicle that receives external help from ACTC Sports Officials, solely to mobilize it, may continue in the race, this will apply both when the car is transferred to the Pit (the lap is computed), or when it is removed from a dangerous place and can stay in competition.
- On Friday and Saturday there will only be training sessions of 15 minutes. The drivers will be divided into even and odd according to the boxes and the first day they will have 3 rehearsal sessions, one for starters and two for guests, while the second day there will only be 2 rounds, one for each group.
- Once all the activity on the track on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 is finished, both the titular pilots and the guests must remain in front of their box, attending to the supporters who come, for a period of 60 minutes (Art. 54 TC Championship Regulations).
- The competition will be 123 laps of the 4,066.36-meter track, or a maximum of three hours.
This competition presented a special scoring system, since since there was no development of classifications and series, the points would be awarded by the development of the final competition. The points system to be distributed in the final is detailed below:
- 1st Place: 80 points
- 2nd Place: 74 points
- 3rd Place: 68 points
- 4th Place: 62 points
- 5th Place: 60 points
- 6th Place: 58 points
- 7th Place: 56 points
- 8th Place: 54 points
- 9th Place: 52 points
- 10th Place: 50 points
- 11th Place: 48 points
- 12th Place: 46 points
- 13th Place: 44 points
- 14th Place: 42 points
- 15th Place: 40 points
- 16th Place: 38 points
- 17th Place: 36 points
- 18th Place: 34 points
- 19th Place: 32 points
- 20th Place: 30 points
- 21st Place: 28 points
- 22nd Place: 26 points
- 23rd Place: 24 points
- 24th Place: 22 points
- 25th Place: 20 points
- 26th Place: 18 points
- 27th Place: 16 points
- 28th Place: 14 points
- 29th Place: 12 points
- 30th Place: 10 points
- 31st to 40th: 6 points
- 41+: 4 points
As stipulated by the particular regulations of this test, the starting grid was made up of the positions of the 2015 Road Tourism Championship, plus the score obtained from the first four races of 2016. It started as follows:
- Average Winner: 165,369 km / h.
- 20 second surcharge (r20s): Nº 4 (Di Palma) for speeding in and out of the pits
- Surcharge 10 seconds (r10s): Nº 43 (Dose) for speeding pit exit
- Surcharge 10 seconds (r10s): Nº 5 (Canapino), Nº 99 (Jalaf), Nº 1 (Martínez), Nº 77 (Ebarlín), Nº 151 (Urcera), Nº 113 (De Carlo), Nº 91 (Campanera), Nº 9 (Pernía), Nº 112 (Gini), Nº 15 (Altuna) due to fuel spill in pit lane
- Surcharge 10 seconds (r10s): Nº 3 (Ardusso) and Nº 15 (Altuna) for loading fuel inside the box
- Surcharge (rpt): Nº 151 (Urcera) per touch to Nº 77 (Ebarlín)
- Noticed: No. 113 (De Carlo) by touch to No. 77 (Ebarlín)
Predecessor: 2 hours from Buenos Aires || Special Competition for Road Tourism |
Successor: Buenos Aires 1000 |
Predecessor: 2 hours from Buenos Aires 1996 || Special Competition for Road Tourism |
Successor: Buenos Aires 1000 2017 |