Media know-how firm Motorsport Video games teased an inventory of this 12 months’s $250,000 (~£181,383) Le Mans Digital Collection individuals that embrace a number of the world’s best-known motorsport and sim racing names.
A minimum of 38 entries are anticipated to take part together with a number of drivers for Alpine, Porche, and Ferrari. Twelve completely different nations are represented on the entry record from Europe, the Center and the Far East.
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Per a launch, race and/or championship title winners from the WEC and European Le Mans Collection (previous and current) embrace Riot Racing, JOTA, Panis Racing, Staff Challenge 1 and Staff WRT. Endurance racing groups will embrace however are usually not restricted to GR Racing, Proton Competitors, D’Station Racing, and ARC Bratislava.
Entries shall be break up between two classes of vehicles — Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2) and Le Mans Grand Touring Endurance (LMGTE), with 21 and 17 every, respectively.
LMGTE presents a selection of Aston Martin Vantage GTE, BMW M8 GTE, Corvette C8.R, Ferrari 488 GTE and Porsche 911 RSR GTE vehicles to entrants. Main marques comparable to BMW, Ferrari and Porsche shall be represented by their very own official esports groups along with Purple Bull Racing Esports, BMW Staff Redline, TESLA R8G Esports, and GR Wolves Racing.
Actual-world racers shall be joined by quite a few profitable sim racing opponents together with Yas Warmth, Mahle Racing Staff, Race Clutch Alpine, Romain Grosjean’s R8G Esports staff, Floyd ByKolles-Burst, Williams Esports, Staff Redline, Purple Bull Racing Esports and Jenson Button’s Rocket Simsport. These groups will compete with an ORECA 07 LMP2. Williams Riot Esports, winners of the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans Digital-winning partnership will return to defend its title.
A full record of Le Mans Digital Collection entries and drivers shall be launched on September 14th. An extra 20 vehicles are anticipated to hitch the occasion through the season finale that runs from January 15th to 16th on the 2022 Autosport Worldwide motorsport present.
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Le Mans Digital Collection will function a number of the world’s most well-known racetracks — Monza, Spa, Nürburgring, Sebring and Le Mans.
Following on from the success of the 2020 Digital Le Mans race, this 12 months’s sim racing competitors has been expanded with a brand new format and a $250,000 prize pool. The sequence will consist of 4 occasions happening between September and December utilizing the Issue 2 sim racing Platform.
Esports Insider says: Skilled drivers already use sim racing to acquaint themselves with tracks and to practise their abilities. This makes sim racing a pure approach for each real-life groups and esports organisations to proceed engagement and competitors even when in-person occasions have resumed for the foreseeable future.
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