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I vote this as our user box:
Season in progress footnotes
I have proposed a change to the wording of the "Season in progress" footnotes which accompany motorsport results tables which the season is still in progress. Interested editors are invited to comment at the centralised discussion. Thanks. DH85868993 (talk) 21:55, 28 December 2015 (UTC)
Is anyone interested in helping to improve the quality of articles that are a part of this project? I have noted that 77% of the articles are either stub or start class, and many are incomplete (such as season pages which were started and then never kept up to date).
The first thing I was planning to do was to design and implement a standard article format for drivers, teams, circuits, events, championships and races. I have started working on a standard driver format here; criticisms are welcome. – Kytabu 08:15, 10 March 2016 (UTC)
- Looks good, but I would consider adding some sort of Template:Infobox to your format. Not sure if there is a ready made Motorsport one that would work for V8 drivers. Mattlore (talk) 09:15, 10 March 2016 (UTC)
- I think that most Australian driver pages currently use Template:Infobox racing driver, while V8 Supercar drivers have Template:Infobox V8 Supercar record embedded within that. I was going to avoid adding templates until the written parts of the article were finalised. I am unsure how best to structure the career section (by series, by year, by team, etc) and how to work the early and personal life information in. – Kytabu 09:29, 10 March 2016 (UTC)
I have started on a standard team article format as well. My main focus at the moment is going through and giving unassessed articles a quality rating. After that I was going to rate those without an importance rating. From there, I was thinking we can look at getting higher importance articles to a better quality level as well as the article formats. – Kytabu 09:20, 14 March 2016 (UTC)