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Motorsport Games’ Le Mans Virtual Series Followed By More Than 81 Million Fans

MIAMI, FL – January 24, 2022 – The five-round 2021-22 Le Mans Virtual Sequence, which was introduced to a glittering conclusion previous weekend with the star-studded 24 Several hours of Le Mans Virtual, registered impressive, cumulated Tv set and digital viewers figures of far more than 81 million all through its 5-thirty day period period. 

The grand finale to the Le Mans Digital Series held on January 15 and 16, 2022 introduced jointly 50 vehicles with 200 drivers hailing from 39 distinctive nations. Racers competed on 116 simulators around the world situated in 28 nations around the world on an particularly precise digital rendition of the legendary Circuit des 24 Heures in Le Mans, France.

Heading a grid of famed racing names and major the charge in early stages was Components 1 Earth Winner Max Verstappen, competing together with INDYCAR Winner Alex Palou and motorsport legend Juan Pablo Montoya, among the other folks.

Immediately after extraordinary battles up and down the discipline between the world’s finest professional and sim racing drivers representing elite esports groups, the function was gained by Realteam Hydrogen Redline, with BMW Crew Redline having victory in the GTE group.    

Gérard Neveu, Government Producer of the 24 Several hours of Le Mans Digital and Motorsport Advisor to Motorsport Games: “On behalf of all of us at Le Mans Virtual Collection, we want to sincerely thank all our rivals and groups who built this attainable, our associates for their unwavering support, and the tens of millions of admirers who adopted our situations and who brought the social media web-sites alive with their reviews of aid, passion and race-enthusiasm. 
“These outstanding figures and the top quality of the activities are very clear affirmation that the Le Mans Virtual Sequence and the 24 Several hours of Le Mans Virtual are now firmly founded at the very best level of esports and sim racing. Let us now get ready for future period and make it even far better!”

An impressive multi-million Television/OTT and digital audience of above 81 million relished a slick and authoritative 25-hour Tv unique witnessed in nations around the world across four continents, on channels this kind of as Eurosport, Motor Development, L’Equipe Live and Motorsport.Tv.

Some essential specifics and figures:

  • 360,000 several hours ended up eaten by the #LeMansVirtual viewers
  • 8 million Television set/OTT audience (source: YouGov Activity)
  • 4 million digital impressions for 24H Le Mans Virtual (Source : YouGov Activity)
  • 2 million social media impressions (FIA WEC, ACO, LMVS) by way of the time
  • 7 million video views (across FIA WEC, ACO and Traxion GG – Supply: Hookit)
  • 200 drivers hailing from 39 distinctive nations
  • 50 autos break up in two classes (29 LMP and 21 GTE)
  • 116 simulators situated throughout 28 various nations
  • 2 servers (1 primary/1 backup) operated rFactor2 and server challenges
  • 33,000 connections on the formal Alkamel timing process (Resource: Alkamel)
  • 407 laps concluded by the winner, #70 Realteam Hydrogen Redline
  • Business workforce of 120 individuals including manufacturing, sporting, marketing, media and electronic, Television, logistics