Every crew can be composed of three drivers, considered one of which must be a delegated Professional, FIA graded driver. There are many returning faces to the second spherical, however there are additionally a slew of recent drivers that can duke it out over the six-hour occasion. As will probably be all season, each LMP2 and GTE lessons will go to battle, racing in opposition to one another, this time across the 7.zero04-kilometer, four.352-mile circuit in Belgium.
There are some drivers on the entry record that weren’t introduced on the time of the unique roster reveal. After all, because of different mitigating circumstances, there have been new drivers accepted by the Le Mans Digital Collection committee to compete within the occasion. These names have been accepted and are marked on the entry record beneath.
A number of the actual driving expertise within the LMP2 class consists of NTT IndyCar’s Felix Rosenqvist, teamed with Atze Kerkhof and Bono Huis within the Group Redline No. 123, in addition to FIA F3 Vice Champion Jack Doohan driving the No. 11 for Crimson Bull Racing Esports with Alex Siebel and Dennis Jordan. One other FIA F3 star, Caio Collet, will look to maintain the Realteam Hydrogen Redline No. 70 atop the standings along with Jeffrey Rietveld and Michal Smidl.
The profitable mixture within the LMGTE class at Monza, the No. 91 Porsche Esports Group, will return in full with Mitchell deJong, Mack Bakkum and Martin Krönke taking turns behind the wheel. The LMGTE runner ups at Monza, the No. 71 BMW Group Redline machines, will even retain their Monza lineup with Rudy van Buren, Enzo Bonito and Kevin Siggy.
NTT IndyCar Collection and up to date NASCAR Xfinity Collection driver Sage Karam will make his Le Mans Digital Collection debut within the different Porsche Esports Group automobile, the No. 92, driving with Joshua Rogers and Tommy Østgaard for the six-hour present.
Different notable drivers embrace Tom Dillman (System E reserve driver) racing with the No. four Floyd ByKolles-Burst crew, Ryan Cullen (LMP2 driver) racing with GR Wolves Racing within the No. 87 Porsche, and Jonny Edgar (present ADAC F4 champion) within the No. 111 Crimson Bull Racing Esports Corvette.
Every of the teams needed to submit their three selected drivers from their already introduced rosters for the esports championship, as they are going to for every particular person spherical. A minimal of 1 driver is required to be FIA graded per occasion except accepted in any other case. Groups signed as much as 5 drivers for the season with a minimal of two required to be FIA graded earlier than the season started.
It was talked about within the press launch that rFactor 2’s dynamic climate system might be in play, which might imply a sensible, unpredictable race might unfold on the Belgium circuit. Monza was comparatively brilliant and sunny, so climate might throw a wrench into everybody’s plans.
Qualifying for the weekend present begins Friday 15th October at 6 p.m. BST (7 pm CEST, 1:00 pm ET) with the session being broadcasted dwell. Because it was final time, the published will even embrace the second race of the Le Mans Virtual Cup, a contest open to all rFactor 2 drivers by way of the rFactor 2 competitors system.
The principle occasion, the 6 Hours of Spa Digital, will happen on Saturday 16th October, with the six-hour race beginning at 12.30 pm BST (1.30 pm CEST, 7.30 am ET). All the motion can be dwell on the Traxion.GG YouTube and Twitch channels.