Motorsport Games Inc. (NASDAQ: MSGM) (“Motorsport Games”) announced that after an exciting first race, the stage is set for the second round of the Le Mans Virtual Series, the 6 Hours of Spa Virtual, scheduled for October 16, 2021 at 07:30 EDT.
The race on Saturday will see the participation of 38 participants (entry list HERE). Le Mans Virtual Series is a joint venture between Motorsport Games – a leading racing game developer, publisher and provider of esports ecosystems of official motor racing series worldwide – and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (” ACO “) – the creator and organizer of the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans and promoter of the FIA World Endurance Championship (the” FIA WEC “).
The 2021-22 season of the Le Mans Virtual Series consists of 5 rounds, the second of which is the 6 Hours of Spa Virtual. The 38 prototypes and GTs entered in the endurance race will virtually compete on the infamous 7-kilometer Belgian circuit, including famous bends and folds such as Eau Rouge, Raidillon, Stavelot and La Source.
The live broadcast will feature lead commentary from FIA WEC Duncan Vincent, alongside Chris McCarthy and Lewis McGlade. All the details on how to follow the broadcast and the whole event are available below, including the live broadcast on www.lemansvirtual.com.
Round 2 of the Le Mans Virtual Series comes on the heels of a successful first round that saw over 2.6 million impressions worldwide and a thrilling Realteam Hydrogen Redline victory.
The first round of the eSports endurance racing championship was a 4 Hours of Monza full of action and accidents, which took place on 25 September 2021. The over 2.6 million impressions on official channels during the race weekend alone foundations for a very successful series.
Spectators can expect even more excitement for the next round! Realteam Hydrogen Redline drivers Dani Juncadella, Jeffrey Rietveld and Michal Smidl took 1st place overall, while GPX Rebellion Esports and the Floyd Bykolles-Burst team finished in 2nd and 3rd place respectively.
Porsche Esports Team’s Mitchell Dejong, Mack Bakkum and Martin Kronke led the honors of the Le Mans Grand Touring Endurance in a class that included no fewer than five different manufacturers represented. Watch video highlights of the September 25 races, which laid the groundwork for an action-packed second round, who!
The Le Mans Virtual Series brings together real and high-level riders such as Jenson Button, Alex Palou, Stoffel Vandoorne, Louis Deletraz and a series of the best virtual riders in the world who compete together in 5 endurance races ranging from 4 to 24 hours in duration.
This year’s series will conclude with the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual, which will take place live and will be televised at Autosport International (“ASI”) in Birmingham, UK, in January 2022.
This is where you can catch all the action of the weekend, live and without interruption:
Friday 15 October 2021: (Italian time)
19:00 Qualifying show in diretta (not available on the WEC or 24 Hours of Le Mans channels)
19:10 – 19:30 GTE qualifications
19:40 – 20:00 LMP qualifications
Saturday 16 October 2021:
10:00 – 12:00 Warm up
13:30 Le Mans Virtual Series show in diretta
14:00 Race 6 Hours of Spa
Source: Motor1.com Italia – News by it.motor1.com.
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