The Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Super Cup will return on Saturday. The first race takes the drivers to Zandvoort.
40 drivers will compete in the second season of the Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Super Cup in iRacing, including the top four from last year’s competition as well as Formula One driver Max Verstappen.
Verstappen, esports racing stars Josh Rogers, Maximilian Bennecke, Sebastian Job, Mitchell deJong and their 35 rivals will start the new season with a race on the virtual version of the Dutch Circuit Park Zandvoort on Saturday, May 2, at 2 PM CEST. The Australian Josh Rogers managed to win the title in last year’s competition.
All drivers will compete with a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (485 hp). Porsche, TAG Heuer and iRacing doubled the prize pool from $100,000 to $200,000 for the upcoming season.
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In addition to the actual race, the Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge will be held before each round of the Porsche Supercup. One hour before the race kicks off, there will be a super session with iRacers driving virtual Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport cars and competing on the same track as the 40 participants of the following race. The prize pool for the Sprint Challenge will be $25,000 and 13,700 iRacing credits.
Drivers of the Super Cup will be tested over ten races on famous tracks such as Silverstone and Nürburgring throughout the season, concluding on September 19 in Monza. You can watch the races live on the Porsche Motorsport website and on iRacing Twitch channel.
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