Ok, you don't know the first thing about playing this game. This is a step by step guide on getting you onto the grid.1 :
After you sign up, you may have to wait for a day to get your account approved. If so then check back later. The following is after you can do something.2 : Driver
You will normally have a driver (for 3 races), but he'll be so bad you'll want to replace him.
Look for a a driver with decent concentration (registering for the AussieWide section of the forum will give more accurate info). If there's multiple offers then you'll need to increase your bid a touch. No more than $2 million per race though.
If you're without a driver & are not sure if your bid will be successful, then log on Monday/Thursday night (Aust time) and make a 3 race bid on a cheap driver with no other bids against him.3 : Sponsors
You'll want to try to find yourself another sponsor.
Click https://www.gpro.net/Sponsors.asp4 : Facilities
You'll want to upgrade Commercial & Pit facilities to 20. Some facilities are bad to upgrade.
Click https://www.gpro.net/StaffAndFacilities.asp5 : Practice Qualify & Race
Assuming that you know the basics from other games.
Practice is a simple matter of putting in setup numbers and adjusting according to what your driver says.
In qualify 2, you'll need to put in your first fuel stint amount
For race setup, keep basic settings until you understand the page.
If you need basic help to get onto the grid http://gproaustralia.forumotion.com/general-f1/help-how-do-i-set-up-my-car-to-race-t238.htmTips
* Practice, Qualify & Race risk is bad until you know what you're doing
* Track Information will give you a basic idea of track setup
* For Beginners : Fuel consumption generally range between 220 litres & 300 litres depending on track.
More tips :Update car :
Absolutely don't upgrade any car parts until they're at least 70% worn.Testing :
Never undertake car testing in rookie division. It will destroy your car, your bank balance and rookie players gain zero benefit.
Note : This is merely enough to get you safely onto the grid.
The Aussie forum section (Aussie Wide) has more information that will help you.
Australian Academy has even more information.
Both of these are more precise in the information given. This guide is merely to get you onto the grid.