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iRacing & PAX Announce ALMOST PRO Event With $10K In Prizes

iRacing & PAX Announce ALMOST PRO Event With $10K In Prizes

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iRacing & PAX Announce ALMOST PRO Event With $10K In Prizes

iRacing and PAX are joining forces to present the Almost Pro $10k iRacing Open Sim Racing event powered by Intel.

The event will take place during the PAX Gaming Event Online show in September.  iRacers will be eligible to compete at the Roval at Charlotte Motor Speedway, driving the virtual Global Mazda MX-5 Cup car, and ultimately win a share of the $10,000 prize pool, and other great prizes from Intel.

 

Check Out The Rulebook Here

 

 

Qualifying: Time Attack

iRacers can log into iRacing at any time from Thursday, September 10th @ 8 pm ET to Wednesday, September 16th @ 7:59 pm ET, and attempt to run a lap in the PAX Arena Almost Pro Time Attack session. To access the Time Attack, click on “Go Racing” and then select Time Attack Competitions on the left side of the UI. Then, select the PAX Almost Pro Time Attack from the list.

The top 40 competitors from the US & Canada will qualify for the main event on Saturday, September 19th. A league invite will be sent out to these competitors immediately following the conclusion of the qualifying round. Competitors MUST accept this league invitation to compete in the Main Event.

To learn more about Time Attack and how it works, click here.

 

Main Event

The Main Event will feature the 40 best US & Canadian iRacers from the Time Attack, pitting them against each other in a series of Heat Races. The Almost Pro $10k iRacing Open is scheduled for September 19th at 6 pm ET. The event will be broadcast on the PAX Arena Twitch channel (Twitch.tv/PAXArena), as well as their Facebook and YouTube pages!

 

iRacing & PAX Announce ALMOST PRO Event With $10K In Prizes

 

Main Event Schedule

  • Practice (Length TBD)
  • Qualifying (2 laps, 8 minutes)
  • Heat 1 – 20 cars – Top 8 transfer to the Feature (15 minutes)
  • Heat 2 – 20 cars – Top 8 transfer to the Feature (15 Minutes)
  • LCQ – 24 cars – Top 8 transfer to the Feature (15 minutes)
  • Warmup (Length TBD)
  • Feature – 24 cars – 30 minutes

 

Prize Payout

  • 1st – $3,000, Almost Pro Trophy
  • 2nd – $2,000, Almost Pro Medal
  • 3rd – $1,500, Almost Pro Medal
  • 4th – $1,000, Almost Pro Medal
  • 5th – $750, Almost Pro Medal
  • 6th – $600, Almost Pro Medal
  • 7th – $500, Almost Pro Medal
  • 8th – $350, Almost Pro Medal
  • 9th – $200, Almost Pro Medal
  • 10th – $100, Almost Pro Medal

 

Additional Prizing provided by Intel:

The Top 40 eligible finalists from the Almost Pro Time Attack Qualifier will each receive one merchandise package and one $50 USD Steam gift card.

The Top 10 finalists in the Almost Pro Feature Race will receive one Intel merchandise package, one $100 Steam gift card, one i7 CPU, and one z490 motherboard.

 

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