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As part of a simulation of an Italian car maker, Italy’s Giovanni da Salvo wins and joins the official Academy esports team, attracting more than 20,000 competitors in the first Ferrari esports series in 2020. did.

The competition, which will be held on the Assetto Corsa platform, will resume from the qualifying round starting next month, with two exclusive cars, the Ferrari 488 Challenge Evo and the new Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo.

The qualifying round will run until July and the 48 fastest drivers will advance to the race competition from August to November. The top 24 drivers will then have the chance to compete in the Grand Final in mid-December and in 2022 on Ferrari’s official esports team.

Ferrari now hopes that the new format, which features a single car category, will attract even more participants.

Ferrari’s chief communications officer, Jane Reeve, said the success of last year’s tournament is easy to reinforce this season’s efforts.

“Everything went well last year, but of course there are bugs now,” she said. “I want to be more ambitious this year.

“Therefore, the offering to virtual drivers will be expanded, the previous category will be removed, and a single, more accessible championship will be adopted. This will make it more comprehensive and more participation for those who want to participate. A frame will be provided. Strive to realize their dream of becoming part of Ferrari, and we hope more people will participate. “

Ferrari will not only offer prize drawing elements to all competitors this year, but will also host the first car coloring design contest.

Ferrari wants its fans to submit the design of the car used in the series. The most popular cars will be incorporated into the game and used in official series races.

The Esports Contest is open to all European residents over the age of 18. For more information on the series, please visit the following URL: www.ferrariesportsseries.gg.

Ferrari esports series, Ferrari 488 EVO Challenge

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Ferrari expands 2021 official esports series

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