Marbula One is a marble racing tournament. The name is a play on the word "marble" and Formula One, the latter of which serves as the direct inspiration for the tournament. Unlike other race events or tournaments, the races are lap-based.[1] Marble League Teams are chosen by the JMRC to participate in it during the Marble League offseason.

The inaugural Marbula One season was originally slated to begin at the end of December 2019, but was delayed until the starting gate was out for delivery. The season began on 15 February 2020.

The second season commenced on 7 November 2020.

Tracks

All Marbula One events take place on racetracks, each of which serves as the home venue for one of the competing teams. More tracks are announced at the end of each race.

Below is the list of Marbula One racetracks that have been revealed so far.

Name Home Team First Appearance
Savage Speedway Savage Speeders Season 1
O'raceway O'rangers Season 1
Momotorway Team Momo Season 1
Hivedrive Hornets Season 1
Greenstone Green Ducks Season 1
Short Circuit Thunderbolts Season 1
Razzway Raspberry Racers Season 1
Midnight Bay Circuit Midnight Wisps Season 1
Minty Mania Minty Maniacs Season 2
Honeydome Bumblebees Season 2
Aquamaring Oceanics Season 2
Tumult Turnpike Balls of Chaos Season 2
Arctic Circuit Snowballs Season 2

Points System

In Season 1, the points system was identical to the series from which Marbula One takes its inspiration, Formula One[1]. This included a bonus point (+1) awarded to the marble who completes the course with the fastest lap time. For Season 2, the points system was slightly modified, with points awarded to the top 12 finishers. Furthermore, pole position is now also awarded with a bonus point, while the bonus point for the fastest lap time is retained.

Season 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th DNF PP FL
S1 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 N/A +1
S2 25 20 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 +1 +1

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Mellacus (1 October 2019). First Details about Marbula One.. Reddit.
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