The $1,000,000 sim racing tournament is happening on (virtual) Las Vegas as the first big sim racing event endorsed by Formula E (and sponsored by Visa) sets to start. 10 sim racing players of rFactor 2 has been shortlisted to go up against 20 other Formula E drivers in he virtual track on the Las Vegas strip for a piece of the prize.
The Visa Vegas eRace is the first sim racing tournament to have such a big prize pool, and also to incorporate both gamers and pro racers to compete in a full virtual race.
The actual race is held at CES which is at Las Vegas. Instead of blocking parts of the strip and like any Formula E race, all the racing will be done in a recreation of [...]
Racing games are inherently competitive in nature. So it’s about time some organisations are making a big move to help grow the e-sports scene for racing games, particularly the niche but dedicated sim racers.
Cloud Sport, a company that is dedicated on this cause, are now organising the Road To Vegas, under licence of the FIA Formula E series. It is an international scale open tournament, with a prize pool of a whopping $1,000,000 USD up for grabs.
Any eligible sim racer can participate. Participants will be racing in rFactor 2 for the top prize, where various stages of the [...]