Introduction to the 2019.1 SA simGT Series

The crème de la crème of the racing at Sim Race SA, the championship everyone wants to win. Who will challenge 2018.2 champion Basheer Jadwat? It could be you…

The first goal for the 2019.1 season is to qualify for each round of Sim Race SAs flagship championship; the SA sim GT Series Division 1, Division 1 is where the most amount of championship points are available. Championship points can still be earned from Division 2, and Division 3, rounds. Division 1 races will take place on Monday evenings, Division 2 and 3 races on the following Wednesday evenings.

Platform: PC

Sim: Assetto Corsa (Dreampacks 1, 2, 3, Red Pack, Porsche Packs 1, 3; Ready to Race, add-on DLC Packs required)

*Note: The Ultimate Edition of Assetto Corsa includes all DLC for a cheaper price


McLaren 650S GT3
Audi R8 LMS 2016
Ferrari 488 GT3
Lamborghini Huracan GT3
Nissan GT-R GT3
Porsche 911 GT3 R 2016
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3

*The SA simGT Series Division 1 will use a Balance of Performance (BOP) system, the BOP values can be viewed here: 2019.1 SA simGT Series Balance of Performance (BOP) system

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

Championship format: 5 rounds

SA simGT Series round format:

1 x Qualifying session (15 minutes)

1 x Race session (90 minute race)

1 x Mandatory pit-stop required


Round 1: Bathurst

Division 1: Monday 18 February 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 20 February 2019

Round 2: Brands Hatch

Division 1: Monday 25 March 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 27 March 2019

Round 3: Road America

Division 1: Monday 15 April 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 17 April 2019

Round 4: Nürburgring GP GT Sprint

Division 1: Monday 20 May 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 22 May 2019

Round 5: Road Atlanta

Division 1: Monday 10 June 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 12 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 the previous 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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