Clutch Mountain Contender Series

Monday, November 15th, 2021
Hosted by WeRaceDiecast
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Overview

The Contender Series is an on-going Driver Based League that is held on WeRaceDiecast's Clutch Mountain. The League will have 1 champion and 15 ranked drivers. An initial Tournament will be ran to crown the initial champion as well as the top 15 ranked drivers. The Drivers for this initial tournament have already been selected (See Below). Future Drivers will have the opportunity to enter the league as well via an Entry Race; BUT they will have to win an Entry Race in order to enter the league as an unranked driver.

Note:  MAKE SURE YOU READ THE WHOLE PAGE. DO NOT SEND IN CARS WITHOUT FIRST CONTACTING US. THANK YOU :)


Initial 16 League Drivers:

  1. Derek "Doc" Reipe, Doc's Speed Shop, #51, USA
  2. Oliver James, Transport Diecast Racing, #19, USA
  3. Donavan “Gray Wizard” Kinyon, Golden Owl Tattoos, #77, USA
  4. Biff Kirby, Commotion Diecast, #1, USA
  5. Cody “Ironman” Irons, Irons Diecast Racing, #42, USA
  6. Chad "Daddy G" Giron, G4 Diecast Racing, #4, USA
  7. Robert "Rubber Tow" Manore, Monster Motorsports, #80, USA
  8. John “Mr Darq” Kuhn, Darq-Arts, #13, USA
  9. Bob “Sneaky Bob” Stoner, Vapor Racing, #21, USA
  10. Alex, “Big Al” Sulanke, Big Al’s Customs, #16, USA
  11. Adam “Crazy Canuck” Hutchings, White Nuckle Speed Shop, #53, Canada
  12. Andy "Flyin" McBrian, Madness Motorsports, #24, USA
  13. Ryan “R-Lo” Lopez, R-Lo Racing, #69, USA
  14. James "Kirk" Elliott, Fractal Panda Racing, #8, Scotland
  15. Ken "Boxer" Olsen, Maker’s Box Motors, #66, USA
  16. Willy “Wildman” Maykit, Willy Maykit Diecast, #9, USA

Driver Based

One of the destinguishing features is that the series is DRIVER-BASED, not CAR-BASED. Every time a group of drivers is selected to be in a race, they will have to build a NEW car to compete in a theme styled race. Then, based on how each driver performs in a given race will effect their ranking. 

Example: We may run a 4 driver race that involves the top 4 ranked Drivers (4th, 3rd, 2nd, 1st overall ranked). Based on each Drivers performances will effect what their ranking is after the race is conducted.

Drivers will be selected based on availabilty, matchups, and current ranking. Time will tell how often races will be ran, but drivers will need to be willing and ready when they are called on to race; if they are unavailable they could potentially lose points as a result; this all depends on the situation.

Types of Races

Standard races will be 4 Driver/Car events. We will also run 6 and 8 Driver/Car events as well. Additionally, the reigning champ will have to defend his title via 1v1 Matchups from time to time.

While things are still in the initial planning phases, we are looking at running an annual Open event that would feature 16 NEW Drivers and give them a chance to join the league. 

Entry Race

In order to get into the series you must win an Entry Race. These will typically be 4 car races and winner will get added to the series as an Unranked driver. Once in the series, you will then be able to race your way up the rankings. Once you make it in the series, you are in the series permenently as long as you want to compete, but you must win an Entry race in order to do so.

Theme Styled Races

With the exception of the initial tournament, all races in the Contender Series will be Theme based. The themes will change each race, but one might be Vans, Trucks, Convertibles, Modern Ford Cars, Fast and Furious, JDM, American Muscle, Super Cars, etc. 

The point of the themes is to race common cars against each other that feel like they are supposed to race against each other. 

Schedule

The schedule is a work in progress. It is not meant to be a weekly racing event. As we get the series started, events will be setup as we get the cars in, and setup lineups. As the series progresses and the channel grows, things may change. So if you are a driver, you will not be expected to send in NEW cars every other week/month. There will be some sort of rotation that gives everyone the chance to compete. Some may compete more than others; depends on availability, rivals, good matchups and the current rankings. But if you are interested in joining the league at some point, just be aware that there will be a schedule and missing a race could affect your rankings (again will be a case by case basis).

Scoring System

The scoring system won't be public, but only the top 15 will be publically ranked. All drivers will be ranked behind the scenes, and determining how drivers move up and down the rankings will be decided by performances.


Ranked Drivers

Series has yet to start.

Initial Tournament: TBD

Champion: Vacant

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UnRanked Drivers

No Unranked drivers in the series yet. 


Queue (Not in the Series and want to be? Start Here)

If you are interested in being a Clutch Mountain Contender Series Driver you must contact me first; private message us on Facebook/Messenger (Dave WeRaceDiecast, Admin for the WeRaceDiecast Group). You will be added to a Queue of drivers lined up to compete.

The only prerequisite you need to get in the queue is experience modding and painting cars. Cars must look good for the series.

Queued up drivers will be managed privately and Entry Races will come out slowly. We will reach out to you when you get into an Entry race and feel free to reach out to us at any time. 


Standard Rules

These are the standard rules and are subject to change. Per Event rules may also be posted as well. 

  • Must be modified
  • 60g maximum weight
  • 3.25in. long x 2in. tall x 1.25in. wide
  • Cars MUST look professional and clean (you be the judge, ask if you are unsure).
    • All Cars will be in a YouTube video so we want them to good. Also the best looking cars will likely get featured in Thumbnails
  • Absolutely no controversial/political/sexual graphics or designs.
    • If you are unsure, just ask.
  • Driver Number must be on each Door and on Roof
    • Number must contrast with the cars paint job. IF dark colored base paint, use a light colored number
    • Must be readable from the camera
  • Retail axles and wheels only. FTE/NPA axles allowed.
  • No additional items attached to car.
  • Added weight must be concealed in the car.
  • Dry lube only

Initial Tournament Rules

These are the additional rules for the Initial Opening tournament.

  • All standard rules
  • Cars only (no trucks, vans or anything)
  • Licensed only vehicles
  • No convertibles
  • Due to us by: August 30th, 2021

The intial tournament will be a 16 car bracket tournament. Groups of 4 and top 2 will move on to next round till the champion is crowned. The rankings will be determined based on earned points. Any tie in points will be decided by us based on how we feel each car performed.


Track

Racing will be on the Clutch Mountain. View track profile and specs

 


Penalties/DNF

Cars are given a grace of 1g over the stated weight limit to account for variance in scales.

If a car fails to meet any of the restrictions listed above, the car will not run. If this happens, we will reach out and try to work something out; case by case basis.


Sending and Receiving Cars

When sending in cars, please refer to this page for how we handle shipping cars back and forth. Cars will be mailed back to the sender after the races have air'ed on YouTube.

** DO NOT SEND IN CARS WITHOUT CONTACTING US FIRST **

https://www.redlinederby.com/topic/weracediecast-shipping-instructions-and-address/4559


Prizes

There are no official prizes currently. The channel is still small and we can't afford anything at this moment. BUT in the future, we want to do something. If the channel takes off and the series does well, we would like to one day to t-shirts for every competitor, shirts for the champion, shirts for big tournament winners, and other things. Only time will tell how well this goes, but we have high hopes for it!


Questions

Any questions or concerns? Anything that doesn't make sense. Comment below or private message us so we can get it worked out. This will be a living page and update as new events are happening. Thanks for any interest!


Discussion

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MrDarq 7/12/21

This is going to be awesome!! ????


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Crazy_Canuck 7/12/21

It has begun...


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ShannonBR 7/12/21

This is going to be very cool. Hopefully Down Squad Racing can work a way into it. 


  • Yes sir, just contact me via facebook and I can get you down in the cue for an Entry Race. Once we get closer to starting the Opening tournament, I'll be scheduling Entry Races. — WeRaceDiecast
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Guingoyo 7/14/21

great track


  • Thank you! Its a lot of fun and can't wait to get it ad more features — WeRaceDiecast

Very cool! Hoping to jump in!


Great track, my only criticism is it seems the same people are always racing and it's difficult to get in. Maybe you have to be on FB to be more involved. I'm not sure.


  • I hear ya, a lot of the channel type community is on Facebook. but its still such a small margin of actual viewers, and then others that are not associated with YouTube at all. This is definitely similar to some other peoples stuff, but its a spin on it that I be been wanting to do for a long time. for FB, I use that for my group. For this, communication through messenger because its quick and easy coms. But ya man, if you ever want to throw down, or want to wait and see how it all turns out. Send me a message anytime. — WeRaceDiecast
  • It’s probably more my problem than yours. I don’t use FB and if something gets too complicated I usually steer away from it but keep doing your thing. You have a good thing going it seems. — BlueLineRacing
  • Thanks BlueLineRacing! Hopefully in video it will all become clear, and if it doesn't please comment with feedback (if you are around lol). Thanks again my friend! — WeRaceDiecast
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MadMike 7/30/21

I'm interested in entering a car


  • Hey there. If you are interested make sure you read through the page, it wouldn't just be 1 car if you win an Entry race and get into the series. But ya contact me on Facebook and I can get your info and get you added to the cue! — WeRaceDiecast

Am I too late to participate in this tourney?


  • You are not. This will be a continuous series. I can add you to the queue for an Entry race. just make sure you read the rules and contact me via Facebook and I can get you added to the queue. — WeRaceDiecast

See you at Clutch Mountain...WNM


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susilo76 8/27/21

We race diecast,sign me up Zelda Diecast Racing ,Driver Andy


  • Contact me via Facebook and I can get you added to the queue. — WeRaceDiecast
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DyNMQ 8/27/21

I can't wait for the tournament to start Dave! This would be loads of fun :D


  • Thanks DyNMQ! It should be a blast! The Opening tournament is just the beginning and will set the first champion and rankings. From there, we will see lots of action with these drivers! — WeRaceDiecast
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susilo76 8/28/21

What is your facebook name, we race diecast? 


  • It's in the page. Please go back and read through it again. — WeRaceDiecast
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