Porsche Esports Supercup becomes initial tellurian practical one-make cup

Posted on 01. Apr, 2019 by in Porsche Canada

The name “Supercup” refers to a top difficulty of a one-make crater family and underscores a internationality and aptitude of a online foe series, a sports automobile manufacturer is organizing with iRacing. The analogous foe array has supposing a bridgehead for a best drivers of a 911 GT3 Cup for a past 25 years.

Forty “sim racers”, who have successfully done their approach by a tellurian subordinate process, will contest in array of 10 online races – a initial gets underway on Apr 13 on a practical chronicle of a Barber Motorsport Park in Alabama, USA. The final foe will take place on Sep 28 during a Circuit Monza, Italy. The championship offers a $100,000 esteem pool.

„By adding an esports racing foe to a determined array of one-make cups, we are fluctuating a footprint in a universe of motorsport and permitting sim racers to join a tellurian Porsche Motorsport family,” says Fritz Enzinger, Head of Porsche Motorsport.


911 GT3 Cup, Porsche Esports Supercup, 2019, Porsche AG

Porsche is expanding a one-make motorsport series

„With a Porsche Esports Supercup, we are rising a tellurian championship that each critical sim racer will essay to win in his career. Only sim racers with a really high ability turn have done it by a subordinate process. We are going to declare some really parsimonious races,” adds Marco Ujhasi, Manager Esports during Porsche Motorsport.

Porsche will also recognize a champion of a Porsche Esports Supercup during this year’s “Night of Champions” gala, that honours a successes of a teams and driers in motorsport. This creates Porsche a initial vital automobile manufacturer to recognize a achievements of practical racers during a same eventuality as their real-world racing peers.

„Porsche’s heart beats for motorsport. We can share this passion with a most broader assembly by esports and emanate a singular village of esport fans and motorsport fans,” says Kjell Gruner, Vice President Marketing during Porsche.


911 GT3 Cup, Porsche Esports Supercup, 2019, Porsche AG

For using a championship, Porsche has entered into a partnership with iRacing, a heading provider of picturesque online racing simulations, that has been handling as an online subscription use given 2004. The foe format is designed to force tighten foe during each theatre of a season. All 10 online events have a subordinate session, a scurry foe and a categorical race.

 

Impressions of a Porsce SimRacing Summit 2018 in Leipzig

Keen spectators can follow all 10 rounds of a Porsche Esports Supercup live on YouTube, on Facebook and Twitch.  

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