Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge Canada 2022

Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. is seeking the fastest 40 Canadian Sim Racers to race in an epic eight event series. The Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge Canada will take place on iRacing.com with two classes – the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (992 Generation) and the 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR.

 

Qualifying // Time Attack

Open qualifying is at Daytona International Speedway, Tsukuba Circuit and Laguna Seca (available on the Beta UI). To enter, set your best times on each track from February 14 to February 27, 2022 using the 911 GT3 Cup (992 Generation). The quickest lap time from each track will be added together for one total and the fastest 40 drivers from Canada will qualify to participate in the race series.

The fastest 20 drivers will earn a spot to race in the 911 GT3 Cup (992 Generation) class. Qualifiers 21 – 40 will earn a spot to race in the 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport class. Each class has the exact same prize structure for the 20 competitors.

The Races

Races will occur on the following Thursdays @ 8PM ET and be broadcasted live on the Porsche Twitch channel.

March 17: Race #1: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

March 31: Race #2: Nürburgring Grand Prix – Strecke BES/WEC

April 14: Race #3: Daytona International Speedway Road Course

April 28: Race #4: Circuit de Spa Francorchamps

May 12: Race #5: Red Bull Ring Grand Prix

May 26: Race #6: Tsukuba Circuit 2000 Full Course

June 9: Race #7: WeatherTech Raceway at Laguna Seca Full Course

June 23: Race #8: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Prizing

First place of each class will receive a prize package that includes a spot at Porsche Experience event, bridging the gap from virtual to reality, as well as a TAG Heuer Connected Watch, a pair of premium Bose noise cancelling headphones, a Porsche Motorsport backpack, a Porsche thermos mug, and iRacing credit contribution (approximate retail value of the first place prize is $5,154).

Second and third place finishers in each class will receive a prize package that includes a TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team t-shirt and hat, a LEGO 99X Electric Formula E car kit, a 1:18 scale model Porsche, a pair of premium Bose noise cancelling headphones, a Porsche Motorsport backpack, a Porsche thermos mug, and iRacing credit contribution (approximate retail value of the second place prize is $1,206; approximate retail value of the third place prize is $1,181).

All other qualifying competitors in the series receive a Porsche prize package and iRacing credit contribution.

Prizing will be distributed at the end of the series.

Full details of the prize packages, including approximate retail values, are included in the contest rules and regulations found below:

 

Questions? Please Contact motorsport@porsche.ca

 

 

* No purchase necessary.  Contest starts February 14, 2022 at 12:00:01 am Eastern Time and ends June 24, 2022 at 11:59:59 pm Eastern Time. Contest is open to legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence, however, participation in the series championship prize, which includes attendance and participation at a Porsche Canada Track Experience event, requires that the selected entrant be at least 21 years of age and be in possession of a valid, unrestricted driver’s license in order to be declared the winner. In the event that the first place entrant has not reached the age of 21 or otherwise lacks the requisite driver’s license, the Porsche Canada Track Experience event component of the series championship prize will not be awarded in the Contest; however, an alternate prize component of equal or greater value will be awarded to the first place entrant assuming such entrant is confirmed by the Sponsor and otherwise follows the Contest rules. Forty (40) prizes and one (1) extra prize are available to be won in the Contest’s sim racing series. Odds of winning in the Contest qualifying round are dependent on number of eligible entries received and the skill of each entrant in competing in the qualifying round.  After qualifying and participating in each round of the applicable sim racing series class without disqualification, odds of winning a prize in the sim racing series are 1; odds of receiving the extra prize will depend upon the number of qualifying entrants who compete in all eight (8) race rounds in the applicable sim racing series class and do not finish between first and third (1st – 3rd) position, inclusive, in either class. Correct answer to mathematical skill-testing question required.

By entering contestants are agreeing to the full Contest rules set out at the links above.