Round 14 / California 500
 

  • Date | October 31st & November 1st

  • Track | Autoclub

  • Cars(s) | Dallara IR18

  • Eligibility | Season Pass Holder

  • Race Length |  250 laps

  • Cautions | ON

  • Start | Rolling

  • Restart | Single File

  • Incident Cap | 33

  • Minimum Practice Laps | 90

  • Target Split Size | 33

  • Charity | Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

WEATHER & TRACK

Race & Practice

  • Dynamic Weather

  • Sim Date | November 1st

  • Sim Time | 2:00 pm (session open)

  • Track State | 0%

Qualifying 

  • Static Weather

  • Air Temperature | 70

  • Atmosphere | 55

  • Skies | Clear

  • Time of Day | Afternoon (2:55 pm)

  • Wind Speed| 2 N

  • Track State | 100%

SCHEDULE

Team Change Deadline

  • Wed, Oct. 28th - 12:01 am (Los Angeles) (8:01 am London)

Race Week Schedule 

  • Open Practice | Sat thru Sat, 24 hours a day

  • Minimum Practice | 90 laps

  • Qualifying | Sat thru Sat, Lone | BEST OF 4

Race Day Schedule  

  • Open Practice | 2 hours prior to Green Flag

  • Driver's Meeting |15 minutes prior to Green Flag

Green Flag Times by Region

  • International | 6:00 pm | Sat | Sydney

  • ​European | 5:00 pm | Sun | London

  • Americas | 5:00 pm | Sun | Los Angeles

EVENT SPECIFICS

Qualifying Procedure

 

  • Q1 | Sat thru Wed | Lone, Best of 4

  • Q2 | Thu thru Sat | Lone, Best of 4

Grid Procedure | Pro1 & Sport1
 

  • Pos. 1 thru 9 are earned in Q1 

  • All other positions are determined with times from either Q1 or Q2 

Additional Rules & Procedures 

 

  • Below the apron line is out of bounds. Cars should only go there to avoid an incident and never to advance position or time. 

  • Drivers will be limited to 10 sets of tires during the race. 

  • IndyCar rules for pace laps and restarts apply: Restarts will be single-file, with wave around’s given to all drivers in front of leader.

  • Any restart with 10 or fewer laps to go will have all lap down cars moved to the end of the line. 

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