The worldwide popular racing circuit which included the famous racetracks like, Nürburgring-Nordschleife and the Circuit des 24 Heures in Le Mans, the virtual Interlagos Grand Prix venue in Brazil, the Formula 1 street circuit of Montréal and the Hockenheimring are also amid the venues for the first time in the racing history after the contested ten rounds to make peace with the the racing programme until the late April.
A glance at the final round of the current season which is next Saturday highlights the fact that just how close the competition is in the Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Supercup: The eventual decision goes down to the wire at the final round organized on the digital version of the Grand Prix track of Monza in Italy. The all-time participants to this event are again competing for hugely valuable points and total amount of US$200,000 (Rs. 1.46 crore) in basis of prize money.
Marco Ujhasi, Manager Esports Porsche Motorsport explains with pleasure that, “When it comes to suspense, the current season of the Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Supercup is hard to beat: We’ve witnessed many action-packed races, and the title fight will only be decided at the finale. The high level of driving skill and the huge popularity among fans have exceeded our expectations. But we can’t afford to rest on our laurels. So, we’re shifting up a gear to propel this fantastic sport forward,” He most importantly thanked his collaborating sponsors TAG Heuer and Vodafone for their strong backing in terms of helping in a detailed development with the calendar and their sporting format for experiencing some great sim racing.
The programme sequence is coming with greater suspense tweaks for the audience this year, Some important changes have been made in the set of regulations to make this event more ultimate and exciting for this year.
Changes proclaimed are – Instead of a set duration – currently 15 minutes for the sprint race and 30 minutes for the main event – the rounds are now contested over a distance of about 40 and 80 kilometers respectively making the qualifiers even more critical.
Next year, the fastest driver will take up the sprint race from the pole position. Earlier, the first eight qualifiers have intercepted the sprint race in reverse order. However, in the main race, the eight top-placed drivers will start in reverse order this time.
The 2021 Qualifiers Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Supercup begin from 24th October.
The 40 spots on the grid for the virtual one-make cup are highly coveted. This season’s top 20 drivers automatically qualify for next year’s series. Another 20 sim racers will have the chance to put themselves against the seasoned specialists in the coming year. Five qualifying races will be determining the decision of who make their way to these places. The first qualifying round starts off on 24 October on the Okayama International Circuit in Japan. Until 21 November, the aspirants compete on a different racetrack every week with the virtual Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
The Routine Procedure of 2021’s greatest event ever,
- From Thursday morning to midday Saturday, races are held at two-hour intervals on the upcoming circuit. Every driver can contest as many rounds as they like.
- The 30 sim racers with the best points are eligible to take part in the so-called shoot-out race, which is always held on Saturday at 45pm. After five of these qualifying rounds, the top 20 of the overall ranking receive a grid spot for the 2021 Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Supercup.
|Round 1||9 January 2021||Brazil: Interlagos (10/20 laps)|
|Round 2||16 January 2021||Spain: Barcelona (9/18 laps)|
|Round 3||30 January 2021||Germany: Hockenheimring (9/18 laps)|
|Round 4||6 February 2021||Great Britain: Silverstone GP circuit (7/14 laps)|
|Round 5||20 February 2021||USA: Road Atlanta (10/20 laps)|
|Round 6||27 February 2021||Canada: Montreal (10/20 laps)|
|Round 7||13 March 2021||Belgium: Spa-Francorchamps (6/12 laps)|
|Round 8||27 March 2021||Germany: Nürburgring Nordschleife, 24h version (3/4 laps)|
|Round 9||10 April 2021||France: Le Mans (3/6 laps)|
|Round 10||24 April 2021||Italy: Monza (7/14 laps)|
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