Introduction to the 2019.1 SA simV8 Series

The rounds that make up the 2019.1 SA simV8 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.

Platform: PC

Sim: Assetto Corsa

Cars: V8 Supercars Mod by V8Corsa (Free download)

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

Championship format: 5 rounds

SA simV8 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

The following cars are available for selection for the 2018.2 SA simV8 Series:

Ford Falcon FGX

Holden Commodore ZB

Nissan Altima L33



Round 1: Imola

Division 1: Monday 04 February 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 06 February 2019

Round 2: Donington

Division 1: Monday 25 February 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 27 February 2019

Round 3: Bathurst

Division 1: Monday 01 April 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 03 April 2019

Round 4: Virginia International Raceway

Division 1: Monday 06 May 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 08 May 2019

Round 5: Interlagos

Division 1: Monday 27 May 2019

Division 2/3: Wednesday 29 May 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 free 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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