The Automobile Club de l’Ouest, organiser of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans, the showcase of the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC), and international media platform Motorsport Network are joining forces to launch the inaugural LE MANS ESPORTS SERIES season.
What is this new series all about? The LE MANS ESPORTS SERIES will be contested on the flagship sim racing game Forza Motorsport 7, with technical support provided by Glory4Gamers. An exciting online championship – accessible to all gamers – will be run in parallel with the rounds of the WEC Super Season. The LE MANS ESPORTS SERIES grand finale will be held at the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans – the climax of the FIA WEC Super Season. It will see the best gamers and teams in the eSports world face off at the heart of the iconic French circuit. Endurance racing and the values of passion, fighting spirit, accessibility, innovation and team spirit that the discipline upholds throughout the world will now be mirrored in eSports. Stay connected! Full details of this competition will be revealed at the 6 Hours of Silverstone on 18-19 August.
Go to www.lemansesports.com for more information.