Introduction to the 2019.1 SA simGP Series

The rounds that make up the 2019.1 SA simGP Series will act as qualifying rounds for Sim Race SAs flagship championship, the 2019.1 SA simGT Series, whereby the top 7 finishers will earn a grid slot for the following SA simGT Series Division 1 round.

”We are happy to announce that our new brand Formula RSS 2000 V10 car for Assetto Corsa is finally available! This car is our best effort to represent the old V10 generation of Formula cars that many of us loved so much; with over 800 hp, limited tyre grip and no traction control, making driving skills shine more than ever.” – Extract from the RaceSimStudio website.

Platform: PC

Sim:  Assetto Corsa

Championship format: 5 rounds

SA simGP Series round format:

Division Hot-Lap Qualifying (HLQ) – Thursday until the Sunday before each round

1 x Qualifying session (15 minutes)

1 x Race session (90 minute race)

1 x Mandatory pit-stop required

Car/s:  The Formula RSS 2000 V10 car is available for purchase from the RaceSimStudio online shop. (Please screenshot the invoice as proof of purchase for the application to join the championship).

Customised liveries/paintwork: Strongly encouraged – championship skin templates available here


Round 1: Monza

Division 1: Monday 11 February 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 13 February 2019

Round 2: Silverstone

Division 1: Monday 11 March 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 13 March 2019

Round 3: Mugello

Division 1: Monday 08 April 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 10 April 2019

Round 4: Red Bull Ring

Division 1: Monday 13 May 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 15 May 2019

Round 5: Spa-Francorchamps

Division 1: Monday 03 June 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 05 June 2019


How to qualify for each SA simGT Series Division 1 round:

There are four ways a SA simGT Series Divsion 1 round can be qualified for:

  1. top 7 result in a SA simV8 Series round.
  2. top 7 (the next top 7 who have not already qualified) result in a SA simGP Series round.
  3. A top 3 result in a SA simGT Series Division 2 round.
  4. A top 5 result in a SA simGT Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) round.


Season Entry Fee:

A once-off and flat fee of R150.00  for the 2019.1 season (including all other championships) is required to kick-off a qualifying campaign towards the SA simGT Series.

** Only once you have received a confirmation email, and payed the minimum donation amount, will your sign-up process be complete.

*** Please allow for at least a week before receiving a confirmation email and further instruction.

About Jason Holden-Jones (603 Articles)
Jason founded Sim Race South Africa - - in November 2012, and continues to manage it as a passion project together with Ryan Hill, Alan Paterson, Sas van der Westhuizen, Nick Hodgson and Daniel Haynes. Contact Jason by email:

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