The teams taking part in the upcoming Gfinity V10 R-League have been finalised.
Tournament provider Gfinity and Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management (ADMM) announced the new digital motorsport competition earlier this month and today the final two teams have been confirmed: BMW Motorsport SIM Racing Team and Porsche24 Redline.
The confirmed eight participating teams are as follows:
- Red Bull Racing Esports
- Williams Esports
- Team Fordzilla
- YAS HEAT
- BWT Racing Point Esports
- JEASA Team Suzuki
- BMW Motorsport SIM Racing Team
- Porsche24 Redline
Gfinity said in a press release that the equal number of teams allows for the ‘unique racing format of head to head racing to be brought to life, shining a light on a unique teams championship’.
Season 1 will air at the end of August and throughout September 2020, with Season 2 airing in Q1 2021.
Nick Westwood, executive producer at Gfinity, said: “The team roster is now complete, and the tracks have been chosen.
“The countdown to high octane, pressurised, loud racing has well and truly begun. The new format is guaranteed to deliver a level of competitive racing that will thrill motorsports fans and any sports fan that loves exciting competition. Bring it on!”
The news comes as Gfinity announces a new website: racinggames.gg. The site is scheduled to go live in Q4 2020 as a platform for motorsport fans to read news, share opinions and follow the growing number of global virtual racing esports and competitive gaming events that are taking place.
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