The midweek action returned to the ESL Project CARS Multi-Class Championship this week, with the second Promotion Race of Season 1. This time around, ESL took our pilots to Le Circuit Bugatti, part of the iconic Le Mans 24 Hours venue. The Bugatti circuit is a fast, flowing course with plenty of overtaking opportunities. It takes it the legendary start-finish straight and Dunlop bridge of the 24 Hours course, before plunging right into a challenging purpose-built circuit. If you're a fan of two-wheeled racing, you'll be familiar with the layout from the French rounds of Moto GP.
Promotion Races are special opportunities in the Multi-Class championship for the best 5 Challenger Class drivers to battle with the bottom 3 Pro drivers. It's a fight to see whether the Challengers are good enough to takeover one of the coveted 8 places in Pro Class. These races happen once per month in Season 1. This time around, we had some extra Challenger class drivers taking part, thanks to several guys being tied on points at this stage of the competition.
Coming into this second Promotion Race, both the Pro and Challenger drivers taking part were on mixed form, so it was very hard to pick favourites. Only SpideR had really shown great consistency in his performances of late, but after he missed the previous Multi-Class race, could he rediscover his pace? Read on to find out what happened in Promo Race 2.
Race 6 of the ESL Multi-Class Championship took the Project CARS Esports drivers to the "Cathedral of Speed" at Italy's iconic Monza circuit. The track always lives up to its heritage, with outrageous top speeds along its massive straights, allowing for terrific slip streams and some great overtaking opportunities.
Our next race is a promotion race too, so this was the last chance for the GT3 Challenger drivers to force an opportunity to race for a place in Pro class on Wednesday. The bottom Pro drivers also needed to prove themselves to avoid potential relegation next week. Read on to find out what went down, and catch-up with the live stream archive.
Following last week's fantastic race at Imola, the ESL Multi-Class Championship returned this weekend with Race 5 at Circuit De Catalunya. The eyes of the motorsport world have been on Catalunya this week thanks to the recent Formula One winter testing, but the Project CARS action favoured tin-top racing, rather than open-wheel. As always, the Multi-Class competition sees the top-tier Pro Class drivers racing in LMP2 prototypes, alongside a field of Challenger Class pilots in the ever popular GT3 cars.
The Pro Class lineup was unchanged this week, but there were lots of Multi-Class newcomers on the grid in Challenger Class after some familiar names upped their pace in the recent Go4 Cups to qualify for the main Championship. VP's Darwin_Daume and SDL's Yoohan both qualified for Challenger Class this weekend, alongside two new faces from team ACR; Calle85 and Mitt.
After an awesome race at Imola last week, could Catalunya meet those same high standards? Read on to find out the results of Race 5.
After a one week break, the ESL Mutli-Class Championship returned to action this week, with our top LMP2 and GT3 drivers taking on Italy's iconic Imola circuit. The famous Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari is a fabulous, fast and flowing track which will be a big test for both our Pro and Challenger pilots. In particular, the Acqua Minerali section of the course will provide some big thrills, with the high downforce LMP2 machines capable of carrying massive speed through this downhill right-hander.
Race 4 also sees the first change to the Pro Class line-up this season, following last week's Promotion Race. VP Isaac21 was promoted to race amongst the Pros for the first time this season, at the expense of his teammate, Ockerocker, who was demoted to the GT3 Challenger Class.
Read on to find out the results of Race 4.
Midweek madness overcame the ESL Project CARS Multi-Class Championship this week, with the first ever Promotion Race, at Road America.
Promotion Races will take place once per month throughout this first season. These are an opportunity for the best 5 Challenger Class drivers to do battle with the bottom 3 Pro drivers, in a fight to see whether the Challengers are good enough to takeover one of the coveted 8 Pro Class slots, before the next three main Championship races.
Coming into the first Promotion Race, the top 5 Challenger drivers appeared to be in spectacular form, putting in clean and consistent drives to get them to this opportunity. On the other hand, the bottom 3 Pro pilots have been fighting to find their rhythm in the early part of the season. Read on to find out what happened in the first Promotion Race.