Sim Race SA Battle Royale Special Event Announced for 10 May 2017 – Sign-up is open!

Sim Race South Africa will  host a special event this Wednesday evening 10 May 2017; a Battle Royale elimination style event.

Entrants will be pitted one on one against each other around a, until race day, undisclosed location and in, yes! you guessed it ….. until race day, unspecified cars. In other other words; a massive surprise which should reveal the best sim racers at adapting to changing conditions or combinations.

The format is as follows:

Sim/game: Assetto Corsa (Base content, no add-on content required, PC version only)

Race Date: 10 May 2017
Track: To be announced as per race rules at 19:30 on race day
Car: To be announced as per race rules at 19:30 on race day
Broadcast: Yes

Session format:

15 minute Qualifying for 20 drivers at 8pm sharp
15 minute break for server setup
16 of the starting 20 qualifying drivers promoted to 1 vs 1 racing session…see forum for details at the time.

First 1 vs 1 race starts at 8:30 pm
Race server will cycle through 5 min warmup and 5 lap race consistently throughout the evening.
Each race will consist of 3 laps…one formation lap (or slightly less as per race rules – see information video) and 2 full race laps.
Each winner will be promoted to the next round – semi-final round
The 4 semi-final winners will then move on to a full 5 lap race with a standing start from the line…with slowest qualifier on the inside line for corner 1 and the remaining 3 drivers will be lined up on the outside based on names drawn from a hat.

Entry is  free, and the sign-up thread can be found here together with more information about the event: Battle Royale EVENT 1 SIGN-UP THREAD

We will be live streaming the event. The Sim Race SA Youtube channel can be found here, subscribe now!

Watch this video to find out more about the event:

About Jason Holden-Jones (385 Articles)
Jason, fueled by his passion for Sim Racing, Motorsport and Entrepreneurship, is working to, not only establish Sim Racing as a major eSport in South Africa, but also to establish sim racing as a grass-roots gateway to 'real world' Motorsport. Jason is the founder and owner of Sim Race South Africa - www.simracesa.co.za. Contact Jason by email: jason@simracesa.co.za

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