Our favorite Sim Racing YouTuber GamerMuscle was invited to work with the ESL production team at the Rennsport/ESL Esports Racing Series R1 Event in Katowice, Poland, and takes us behind the scenes at this awesome live-stream event.
Today, Munich-based publisher Competition Company, in partnership with ESL shared some more details regarding the upcoming ESL R1 Esports Series which is utilizing the (upcoming) Rennsport online racing platform.
The new Rennsport/ESL Esports Racing Series will run two seasons in 2023, featuring a prize pool of no less than €500,000.
The first 2 rounds of The ESL R1 Spring Season were held on February 11-12 during the 2023 IEM Katowice event in Poland. Starting with round 3 on March 13, the championship will continue as an online event. The top 24 drivers of the Spring Season will then compete at the ESL R1 Spring Major at the Rennsport Summit on May 27-28 in Munich, Germany.
The championship will feature 12 teams of 4 drivers each. 8 of them are Rennsport partners, while the remaining 4 are wildcard selections from other ESL esports competitions.
The second season, named ESL R1 Fall Season, will start in August 2023 as online events and will end on November 23-25 during the DreamHack Winter event, in Jönköping, Sweden.
Season 1 Calendar:
- Round 1 and 2 – IEM Katowice – February 11-12, 2023 (LAN race)
- Round 3 – March 13, 2023 (Online race)
- Round 4 – March 27, 2023 (Online race)
- Round 5 – April 10, 2023 (Online race)
- Round 6 – April 17, 2023 (Online race)
- Round 8 – May 8, 2023 (Online race)
- 2023 Spring Major during the RENNSPORT Summit on May 27-28, 2023
- Apex Racing Team
- BMW M Team BS+COMPETITION
- FaZe Clan
- G2 Esports
- Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Esports Team
- Mercedes-AMG Team Williams Esports
- Porsche Coanda Esports Racing Team
- R8G eSports
- Team Redline
So if you’re in for some more original and interesting Sim Racing content, in both the serious, and not-so-serious categories, make sure to visit the official GamerMuscle YouTube Channel. You won’t regret it…
Official Webpages – www.rennsport.gg – esl.com