Motorsport Games Inc. (NASDAQ: MSGM) (Motorsport Games) has announced that after a thrilling first race, the stage has been set for the second round of the Le Mans Virtual Series, the 6 Hours of Virtual Spa, scheduled for October 16, 2021 in 12:30 p.m. BST. Saturday’s race will have 38 registrations.
Le Mans Virtual Series is a joint venture between Motorsport Games – a leading racing game developer, publisher and provider of official motorsport racing series esports ecosystems across the world – and the Automobile Club of West (ACO) – the creators and organizers of the world famous 24 Hours of Le Mans and promoter of the FIA ââWorld Endurance Championship (the FIA ââWEC).
The 2021-22 Le Mans Virtual Series season consists of five rounds, the second of which is the 6 Hours of Spa Virtual. The 38 prototype endurance and grand touring riders will compete virtually on the infamous Belgian 7-kilometer circuit, comprising famous bends and bends such as Eau Rouge, Raidillon, Stavelot and La Source. The live broadcast will feature main commentary from Duncan Vincent of the FIA ââWEC, along with Chris McCarthy and Lewis McGlade. Full details on how to follow the broadcast and all the action can be found below, including live at www.lemansvirtual.com.
The second round of the Le Mans Virtual Series follows a successful first round which saw over 2.6 million impressions worldwide and a thrilling victory for Realteam Hydrogen Redline. The first round of the Esports Endurance Racing Championship was an action-packed 4 Hours of Monza on September 25, 2021.
The more than 2.6 million impressions of Monza on official channels in the race week alone paved the way for a blockbuster series. Viewers can expect even more thrills and excitement for this next round!
Realteam Hydrogen Redline riders Dani Juncadella, Jeffrey Rietveld and Michal Smidl finished first, while GPX Rebellion Esports and the Floyd Bykolles-Burst team placed second and third respectively.
Mitchell Dejong, Mack Bakkum and Martin Kronke of the Porsche Esports team took home Le Mans Grand Touring Endurance honors in a category that included five different manufacturers represented. Check out the video highlights of the races on September 25, which set the stage for an action-packed second round, here!
The Le Mans Virtual Series brings together top real-life drivers such as Jenson Button, Alex Palou, Stoffel Vandoorne, Louis Deletraz and several other top simulation drivers in the world to participate together in five endurance races ranging from four to 24 hours of racing. duration. This year’s series will conclude with the virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans, which will take place live and televised at the Autosport International (ASI) show in Birmingham, UK, in January 2022.
Here’s where you can catch all of the weekend action, live and uninterrupted:
Friday October 15, 2021: (Hourly, Eastern Daylight Time)
- 6 p.m. / Qualifying live show (not available on WEC or 24 Hours of Le Mans channels)
- 6.10 p.m.-6.30 p.m. / GTE qualification
- 6.40 p.m.-7.00 p.m. / LMP Qualifications
Saturday, October 16, 2021:
- 9h00-11h00 / Warm-up
- 12:30 a.m. / Le Mans Virtual Series live show
- 1:00 p.m. / 6 Hours of Spa – RACE
Le Mans Virtual Series:
- Round 1: 4 Hours of Monza, Italy – September 25, 2021 – Online only
- Round 2: 6 Hours of Spa, Belgium – October 16, 2021 – Online only
- Round 3: 8 Hours of NÃ¼rburgring, Germany – November 13, 2021 – Online only
- Round 4: 6 Hours of Sebring, USA – December 18, 2021 – Online only
- Round 5: Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans – January 15/16, 2022 – ASI, Birmingham, United Kingdom