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Low Point Average Method


A First receives the lowest score, 1 pt..  A Second receives a 2, and so on.  A racer’s standing is based on the average of his finishes counted.  This method does not reward participation so use of the ”% of Races to Qualify” option is necessary to score an extended series to prevent a one or two time winner from walking away with a series.  DNC's are not calculated in the score, just the races which are started.  A race which is not attended is considered not scored

Options for Low Point Average Method

Throwouts:  This setting establishes the percent of races to throw out.  The result window will show how many points each racer has earned for his/her best races not thrown out.  Scores are thrown starting from the worst scores per racer not including DNC's.  Using a percentage implies that each racer may receive a different number of throwouts depending on how many of their races are started.   A setting of 20 indicates 20% of a racer's Started races will not be counted..  If 20% represents a fractional number then the number of throwouts is rounded down. For a 20% setting, a racer who only raced in 5 races will have one race thrown. Another racer who raced in 10 races will have 2 races thrown.

DNC's are not considered as part of the score in this method, so there is no need to Throw them out.

The scoring options are the same a for Low Point Method 

% of Races to Qualify:  This Setting is most important for Low Pt Average. This specifies the percentage of all races in which a racer must participate in order to qualify for the series.  This is generally set to 0 to allow all racers to be included in day to day or weekly scoring for a long series, however this may provide inaccurate standings for the Low-Pt Averaged method.  This setting is extremely important for this method since only the races started are included in the scoring calculation.  If a racer has one 1st and then all DNC's  he would be in first place (or tied for first) unless this setting sets a minimum participation requirement.