Formula 1 World Champion Max Stapen again on title hunt

Since 1923, the 24 Hours of Le Mans by Automobile Club de l’Guest (ACO) will be held near the French city of Le Mans.

It is one of the most demanding endurance race in the world. A skating exhibition of automotive manufacturers for technological progress. Meanwhile, a proven test track for alternative drives.

The 24h Le Mans now virtual. LeMansVirtual

Consistently, then, that one of the most important races around the world also virtually foothold wants. For this to work, the organizers have put together a second time starting field from both seasoned Formula 1, GT, Touring Car and IndyCar stars, invited as well as some of the best Sim-Racing pilots in the world.

Pro and Sim-Racer share the virtual circuit

None other than the newly crowned Formula 1 world champion Max Verstappen will lead the squad of stars. Abundant Le Mans experience also bring the former F1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya, who will take along with his son Sebastian Montoya in a team, and the latest W Series-driver Base Kisser.

Whether IndyCar driver with 2021er champion Alex PALOP and Felix Reservist, F2 offspring Power with Felipe Drugovich or touring car experience with DTM-time favorite Bruno Spengler — The field of professionals is equipped excellent.

The starting field — studded with stars of professional racing series on the real asphalt. LeMansVirtual

In addition, well-known drivers of the current Sim-Racing Scene join. With this F1 Pro Series champion Arno Peer, runner Frederik Rasmussen and 2021 GT World Challenge Esports Sprint Series winner James Baldwin.


Le Mans: In the Sim-Racing a tough test for man and machine

As on the real racetrack, the teams seen on the virtual course with 24 hours unpredictable Motorsport faced. An enormous endurance test for man and digital machine.

The concentration must be held up over an entire day wear and material of the cars to be managed. All this in the usual bustle of the race. While damage can also be repaired in the box, an enormous waste of time, however, it should take.

Even on envelope forming weather and the adaptation to day / night cycles have to get all the drivers. Therefore, this change after a journey time of no more than three hours as the prototype for the real racetrack, the space behind the wheel.

250,000 US dollars in prize money waiting for the teams

50 teams share the virtual French racetrack. Fight each team four drivers of two pro and two sim racers in two categories for the prestigious victory.

A total of 250,000 dollars in prize money waiting for a grueling full day to the participating teams.

The virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans and conclude an inaugural Endurance Championship, held a total of five races in the racing simulation factor second The prize money will be graded both for the winning team of the overall series, and paid for the victory on the virtual circuit of Le Mans.

24 hours a Sim-Racing spectacle live from Train. GG on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at 14:00 transferred to YouTube, Facebook and Twitch.