Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge Canada 2021

Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. is seeking the fastest 40 Canadian Sim Racers to race in an epic 8 event series. The Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge Canada will take place on iRacing.com with two classes – the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR and, new for this year, the 911 GT3 Cup.  

 

Qualifying // Time Attack

Open qualifying is at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and Laguna Seca (available on the Beta UI). To enter, set your best times on each track from January 29 to February 11, 2021 using the 911 GT3 Cup. 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 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 EDT and be broadcasted live on the Porsche Motorsport Canada Facebook page and Porsche Twitch channel.

February 18th: Race #1 @ Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

March 4th: Race #2 @ Nurburgring GP

March 18th: Race #3 @ Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace

April 1st: Race #4 @ Suzuka International Racing Course

April 15th: Race #5 @ Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans

April 29th: Race #6 @ Weathertech Raceway at Laguna Seca Full Course

May 13th: Race #7 @ TBD

May 27th: Race #8 @ Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

Prizing

1st place of each class will receive a Porsche prize package that includes a spot at Porsche Experience event, bridging the gap from virtual to reality, as well as a Fanatec Clubsport hardware (base and pedal set) with Porsche sim wheel, and iRacing credit contribution (approximate retail value: $3,438). 2nd and 3rd place of each class will receive a Porsche prize package that includes a Porsche Motorsport jacket, Fanatec CSL Elite hardware (base and pedal set) with Porsche sim wheel, and iRacing credit contribution (approximate retail value of the second place prize is $2,597; approximate retail value of the third place prize is $2,572).

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 Fanatec prizing for top three finishers in each class and approximate retail values, are included in the contest rules and regulations found below:

 

Questions? Please Contact motorsport@porsche.ca

 

 

* No purchase necessary. Contest starts January 29, 2021 at 12:00:01 am Eastern Time and ends May 27, 2021 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 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. Odds of winning a prize in the sim racing series are 1:40. Correct answer to mathematical skill-testing question required. By entering contestants are agreeing to the full Contest rules set out at the links above.