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PostSubject: International Ratings   Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:29 am

The IFCA has published the ratings results for round 1 of FSCS here
>> FSCS DRIVER RATING IFCA <<

And the overall World Rankings list from the 5 different leagues that are officially rated is now updated here
>> INTERNATIONAL RANKINGS CLICK HERE <<

Feel free to check out the other leagues that participate in rated events around the world:

IFCA, www.IFCAracing.com
SimRacers, http://ifca.highforum.net/f265-simracers
DMR, http://ifca.highforum.net/f272-dmr-int
FMUK, http://ifca.highforum.net/f274-fmuk
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:58 am

Just out of curiosity, how are these calculated? I never did find an explanation on the IFCA forum.
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:43 am

yeah, i kind it find of weird i was expected 1st in ST lol
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:19 am

The calculation is done on Excel, and the simplest explanation is it accuratly measures your relative skill against those you race against, by comparing where you are predicted to finish, to where you actually finished, in a given group. If you are predicted (based on your rating) to finish #1 out of 16 drivers, but you only finish 2nd, your rating will go slightly down depending on how strong of a rating the driver who won had. If he's close to your rating, you won't lose many ratings points, but if he is a lot lower rated, then you will take a bigger hit on points.

Our ratings program was successfully used last year. This year we've made some minor adjustments to produce an even more accurate rating than before. For example, the most points you can lose if you lag out and finish dead last is 5% of your current rating, whereas last year you could lose 10%. This way there isn't as much of a penalty for an unlucky result, and faster drivers won't have an artificially low rating.

Initially the ratings are just a guess and provisional because the computer has to start you somewhere. It takes at least 6 rated races for the ratings to reflect your estimated skill level relative to those you race against.
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:18 am

That makes a bit more sense, what threw me off was that my expected finish in ST was 8th when I had qualified in 15th. So I'm assuming that you went with the GT class first, because that has been around longer and based the finishing order from that for ST?
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:28 am

OLDFenderBender wrote:
That makes a bit more sense, what threw me off was that my expected finish in ST was 8th when I had qualified in 15th. So I'm assuming that you went with the GT class first, because that has been around longer and based the finishing order from that for ST?

Actually because this was the first rated event for most here, it was easier to start with the GT and GS, and then do the ST. In the future we will rate each race in the order it was raced. Which means the ST guys will be rated first.

Understand that the ratings are unrelated to your qualifying, (or anyone's opinion). The computer prediction of where you should finish is solely based on your rating and the relative ratings of the other drivers. So for example if you are the 2nd highest rated driver in the group, you will be expected to finish in 2nd place. If you don't, you lose points. And if you are in a room full of much lower rated drivers and you under perform, you will lose more points than if you are in a room full of drivers closer to your rating.
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:25 pm

Is there a weird 16 limit? Because i noticed that people who started after 16th were rated to finish 1st instead of 17th.
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:57 pm

SaintedPlacebo4 wrote:
Is there a weird 16 limit? Because i noticed that people who started after 16th were rated to finish 1st instead of 17th.

Yes, it's just a programming glitch.
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PostSubject: Ratings Results   Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:01 am

Laguna Seca http://ifca.highforum.net/t5723-ratings-results

Overall board http://ifca.highforum.net/t5185-2013-ifca-championship-ratings-list
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:02 am

lol lost 120 points because i lagged out of street, sick bro.
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:56 am

Raceboy77 wrote:
lol lost 120 points because i lagged out of street, sick bro.

lmfao... too funny!!!
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:13 am

Ratings are up from Road America Official results...

http://ifca.highforum.net/t5723-ratings-results

Overall board http://ifca.highforum.net/t5185-2013-ifca-championship-ratings-list
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:39 pm

AAR GTDon wrote:
The IFCA has published the ratings results for round 1 of FSCS here
>> FSCS DRIVER RATING IFCA <<

And the overall World Rankings list from the 5 different leagues that are officially rated is now updated here
>> INTERNATIONAL RANKINGS CLICK HERE <<

Feel free to check out the other leagues that participate in rated events around the world:

IFCA, www.IFCAracing.com
SimRacers, http://ifca.highforum.net/f265-simracers
DMR, http://ifca.highforum.net/f272-dmr-int
FMUK, http://ifca.highforum.net/f274-fmuk

updated list!
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:04 am

Another massive update! The VM Classics4 series is being rated now.
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PostSubject: Re: International Ratings   Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:25 pm

The results from Infineon should be completed and done tomorrow evening. Lots of replays to look at.
I am sure I will take a huge hit. Crying or Very sad 9 races though to steadily increase my rating and get better results. Season 9 has been one hell of a disappointing and disparaging season for me so far.

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