ESPORTS RACING EVENTS YOU SHOULDN’T MISS THIS EASTER WEEKEND

Esports Racing Events you shouldn’t miss this Easter weekend

The long Easter weekend is just around the corner. However, as always in esports racing, the engines never stop. These are the events you shouldn’t miss:

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Subaru IRX All-Star Invitational

A new rallycross series featuring world class drivers will kick off on Friday, April 10. Subaru invited the world elite of rallycross to compete against an all-star line-up of NASCAR, IndyCar and other drivers. In a six-race event series, they will race for a charity prize money of $10,000.

SUBARU IRX ALL-STAR
Source: iRacing

Popular participants are iRacing rallycross world champion Mitchell deJong, four-time US rallycross champion Scott Speed, action sports legend Travis Pastrana and FIA World Rallycross superstar Andreas Bakkerud. The first race will take place at Hell Lankebanen.

Starting time: April 11, 12am CEST
Broadcast: iRacing YouTube Channel

IndyCar iRacing Challenge – Round 3

Lando Norris accepts IndyCar iRacing Challenge
Source: iRacing

Like many other motorsports, IndyCar has been replacing its real races with a virtual series. After a successful TV debut, the American channel NBC chose to broadcast more virtual races. This time, the drivers were allowed to choose the track they want to race on and voted for Michigan International Speedway.

Starting time: April 11, 8.30pm CEST
Broadcast: NBC (USA), Sky Sports F1 (UK)

MotoGP – Virtual Race 2

MOTOGP 20
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After backing out of the first event, biking legend Valentino Rossi will join the grid for the second MotoGP Virtual Race. Alongside him, many other real MotoGP riders like reigning champion Marc Marquez and his younger brother Alex, who won the first virtual race, will compete at the Red Bull Ring.

Starting time: April 12, 3pm CEST
Broadcast: MotoGP YouTube Channel

Formula Simracing World Championship – Round 3

FORMULA SIMRACING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Source: Studio 397

This competition is one of the oldest in esports racing. The Formula Simracing Series was held in 2001 for the first time but still offers a lot of action in rFactor 2. One of the participants is the record-breaking Bono Huis, who won the championship five times in a row from 2010 to 2014.

Starting time: April 13, 8pm CEST
Broadcast: Formula Simracing YouTube Channel

rFactor 2 GT Pro Series – Round 4

RFACTOR 2 GT PRO SERIES
Source: Studio 397

There’s more action for rFactor 2 fans, this time in GT3 cars. Thirty esports elite drivers, including F1 driver Max Verstappen, compete for one of the biggest championships in rFactor 2. The race will be held at the legendary circuit of Imola.

Starting time: April 13, 8pm CEST
Broadcast: The Race’s YouTube Channel

Teaser Source: Studio 397

Maik Jahn
born and raised close to the Nürburgring.