Ferrari to launch the 'Ferrari Hublot Esports Series'
6 August 2020
Ferrari announced to launch the ‘Ferrari Hublot Esports Series’ in September featuring two categories: the AM Series and the Pro Series which will the fastest overall racer be offered the opportunity to join the Ferrari Driver Academy Hublot Esports Team next year.
The first season of the ‘Ferrari Hublot Esports Series’, organized by Ferrari in Europe on the “Assetto Corsa” software platform developed by Kunos Simulazioni, will the the Esports drivers battle in several competition aboard the Ferrari 488 Challenge Evo, which is being made available exclusively to participants. Pre-entries will open on August 7 and will be reserved solely for European citizens of 18 years and over, with sim racers to register free of charge on the website www.ferrariesportsseries.gg.
The first round of the championship is qualifying for the AM Series starting in September. The winners will join sim racers invited by Ferrari to the Pro Series, which will feature 24 Esports drivers including professional and well-know personalities who will compete on the same circuits as their AM counterparts. The 12 fastest drivers in each category to emerge from the four October races will go forward to the finals in November when the overall winner will be decided over three races. The Title Partner of the Series is Hublot, therefore expanding its collaboration with Ferrari in the Esports world, while the Technical Partner is Thrustmaster, already featuring Ferrari licensed steering wheels and controllers for pc and console platforms.