Post by Scott Bolster on Feb 3, 2019 11:25:17 GMT -5
As a new league we will be continually building the driver roster with new drivers throughout the season.
Joining a league mid-season with zero points can make a new driver feel like participation is unnecessary. To help new members feel like they can compete in the championship standings despite a late entry into the league, we will award starting points to new members for the 2019 season only. We hope that this will encourage participation with new drivers because they are not starting with no points.
The points awarded will be based as a percentage of the Championship Leader.
New drivers will be awarded points equal to 40% of the Championship Leader's points.
Championship Leader points: 1500
New Driver: 1500 * .40 = 600
This ensures that the new driver will be put above any driver who has only participated in a few races while not placing them above too many drivers who have been participating regularly.
The main focus on this inaugural Season is to build the league and I appreciate your understanding as to why I will be awarding starting points to new drivers.