Sign-ups are open for the Spring 2019 season in the Actrollvision Community Racing 'Triple Threat' League on all platforms.
As always, the aim of ACR's leagues is to give drivers of all abilities a taste of league racing action. Each platform has separate tiers for Beginners, Intermediates and Pros. Relegation and promotion between the three leagues each season adds some extra spice to the competition too. The next season begins in the first week of March, and sign-ups are open now.
Challenger Class drivers can now sign-up for the 2019 Playseat® SMS-R Series Powered by Events House. Simply follow the link below to the Apex Online Racing sign-ups page, and fill out the short form. If you wish to take part in the Challenger Class, then you must complete the registration process by March 11 2019 at the very latest.
It's been another thrilling and busy week in the world of Project CARS esports, with top talent on display in two of the biggest racing competitions in the world. It kicked off with the finals of McLaren Shadow, McLaren's hunt to find the world's best all-around sim-racer across five different games, to join their official esports team.
The Playseat® SMS-R Series is the next major Project CARS 2 esports competition, and will take place in the PC version of the game with €20,000 in prizes up for grabs. In previous seasons we’ve seen teams like Oscaro and BAM win big cash prizes in spectacular hard-fought rivalries. In 2018, our previous SMS-R winners faced stiff competition in new tournaments, such as the Renault esports Series and the A1 esports League, battling the likes of Team Redline, VP Gaming, TX3, G2, Veloce and many more. You can expect to see many of these teams fighting for the title in the 2019 SMS-R Series.
The Race of Champions is holding its second annual sim-racing competition, the eROC, in Mexico early next year. Some of the fastest sim-racers from around the world, across a wide variety of titles, will compete in a virtual version of this year's ROC stadium track. They're fighting for a place in the real Race of Champions, where they will compete head-to-head in race cars against some of the biggest names in motorsport. Names like Sebastian Vettel, Mick Schumacher, and David Coulthard, to name just a few.
Talent from the Project CARS esports scene dominated the online Invitational round for the E-Race of Champions. Veloce's James Baldwin, and Topa from G2 knocked out some fantastic drivers on their way to a showdown finale, including Red Bull Global Rallycross' Mitchell deJong, who actually worked on Project CARS 2, having helped to develop the physics and handling for its rallycross cars. Check out the final races of the Invitational below, in which Veloce's James Baldwin secured his place in the Semi-Finals in Mexico in January.