Subaru iRX finals and DTM Challenge upcoming

Subaru iRX finals and DTM Challenge upcoming

We’re up for another exciting weekend full of esports racing action. Here’s our overview:

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Will deJong dominate the Subaru final as well?

The Subaru iRX All-Star Invitational is coming to an end. It’s sixth and final race will take place at the exact circuit where it all began, Hell Lankebanen.

So far, iRacing rallycross world champion Mitchell deJong has been dominating the series in an impressive manner. The American won four races, only falling short in Round 4 where he still finished on the podium in P2.

iRacing rallycross world champion
Source: iRacing

The winner of the series will donate $10,000 to a charity of his choice. We’re excited to see a great finale on Saturday, May 16, 12 AM CEST .

Where to watch: iRacing eSports Network YouTube channel

Another wreckfest at Formula E Challenge?

The first races of Formula E’s Race at Home Challenge have produced some crazy moments. The previous race was held at Monaco, with the first lap being absolute carnage.

But don’t let us mislead you. The Formula E Challenge offers great racing in rFactor 2 with many big names such as Pascal Wehrlein, Stoffel Vandoorne and Maximilian Günther competing.

The invitational is being held in support of UNICEF. Watch a great race and support charity on Saturday, May 16, at 4.30 PM CEST.

Where to watch: Formula E YouTube channel

SRO Esports presents new GT Series class

We have great news for all GT fans out there. The SRO Esports GT Series in Assetto Corsa Competizione is ahead of us and offers even more races than the last weeks.

First of all, some of the best real-life GT drivers such as Raffaele Marciello are racing each other in Round 3 of Pro class. They are joined by other racing heroes like ex-F1 pilot Jenson Button. Afterwards, the best GT esports racers will battle each other in Silver class. Both races will be held at the legendary Nürburgring.

legendary Nürburgring
Source: SRO Esports

But there’s more! In April, the SRO Motorsports Group announced another competition for sim racers. The qualifying has been completed and the new “Am class” is waiting for lights out. Race one of the new competition will take place at yet another legendary circuit: Silverstone.

Pro class will open a long GT racing Sunday on May 17 at 2 PM CEST. Silver and Am class will start their engines afterwards.

Where to watch: GTWorld YouTube channel

Rossi returns to MotoGP Virtual Grand Prix

After two virtual races, MotoGP celebrated their very first Virtual GP at the beginning of May. Now, it’s time for more action on two wheels at Misano World Circuit Marco Simonelli.

Now, it’s time for more action on two wheels
Source: Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Twitter

This time, Moto2 and Moto3 will take a break and for the first time, MotoE will hold the support race. The line-up for the main race is once again quite stacked. Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez, nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi and last time’s winner Maverick Vinales will ride for the win.

All races will be played on the new MotoGP 2020 game. The Virtual Grand Prix starts at 3 PM CEST on Sunday, May 17.

Where to watch: MotoGP YouTube channel

Esports racers take on DTM racers

DTM Esports Classic Challenge is DTM’s very first virtual series and being played in RaceRoom. The five-round challenge features 15 real-life DTM racers like Lucas Auer, René Rast and Nick Cassidy. They are being challenged by five sim racers from the DTM fan community.

DTM Esports Classic Challenge
Source: DTM

The drivers will take a seat in different cars at each event. This time, they race in 2014 DTM cars. The track has yet to be confirmed. The broadcast starts on Sunday, May 17, 2 PM CEST.

Where to watch: DTM Facebook and YouTube channel

Teaser source: DTM

Maik Jahn
born and raised close to the Nürburgring.