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Consisting of three drivers – Jordan Sherratt, Gianfranco Giglioli and Giorgio Simonini – the Automobili Lamborghini Esports Group will focus initially on the SRO-organised GT World Problem Esports Championships utilizing Assetto Corsa Competizione.
Sherratt dominated the EMEA area of final season’s The Real Race competition, however earlier than his digital profession completed fifth within the 2017 Method four United States Championship.
“To turn into the official driver, that’s just about my purpose. I’ve at all times labored in direction of that, even in the actual world. Attempting to get that within the digital world is one thing, perhaps it may carry one thing in motorsport,” defined the South African driver to Traxion.GG in December.
Giglioli in the meantime completed fifth within the 2020 version of The Actual Race and Simonini received the Sim Grid World Cup in 2020.
The group will compete within the five-round GT World Challenge Esports Sprint Series Europe and Intercontinental GT Problem Esports Endurance Championship. Sherratt and Giglioli will compete within the Dash sequence, ending 11th and 15th in the first round just lately, and they are going to be joined by Simonini for the 5 endurance races.
“After a number of a long time of growth within the trade, simulated racing is getting nearer and nearer to its real-life counterpart and now has nothing to envy from skilled motorsport,” highlighted Giorgio Sanna, Automobili Lamborghini’s Head of Motorsport.
“Sim racing is a further instrument for us to develop among the basic features of actual racing, comparable to automotive setups and software program purposes that may play an vital function in the way forward for our model.”
The third version of Lamborghini’s The Actual Race competitors will observe later this 12 months, with particulars to be introduced.