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

MIAMI, FL – January 24, 2022 – The 5-round 2021-22 Le Mans Digital Series, which was brought to a glittering conclusion final weekend with the star-studded 24 Several hours of Le Mans Virtual, registered remarkable, cumulated Tv and digital viewers figures of extra than 81 million all through its 5-month period. 

The grand finale to the Le Mans Digital Sequence held on January 15 and 16, 2022 brought jointly 50 automobiles with 200 motorists hailing from 39 unique nations. Racers competed on 116 simulators around the globe positioned in 28 countries on an exceptionally accurate digital rendition of the legendary Circuit des 24 Heures in Le Mans, France.

Heading a grid of popular racing names and leading the charge in early levels was Formula One Planet Winner Max Verstappen, competing alongside INDYCAR Winner Alex Palou and motorsport legend Juan Pablo Montoya, amongst other folks.

After remarkable battles up and down the field in between the world’s best specialist and sim racing motorists representing elite esports teams, the function was won by Realteam Hydrogen Redline, with BMW Group Redline using victory in the GTE category.    

Gérard Neveu, Govt Producer of the 24 Hrs of Le Mans Virtual and Motorsport Advisor to Motorsport Games: “On behalf of all of us at Le Mans Digital Collection, we want to sincerely thank all our competition and teams who built this attainable, our associates for their unwavering guidance, and the hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts who followed our occasions and who introduced the social media web sites alive with their responses of assistance, enthusiasm and race-enthusiasm. 
“These remarkable figures and the quality of the occasions are distinct affirmation that the Le Mans Virtual Sequence and the 24 Hrs of Le Mans Digital are now firmly proven at the very major level of esports and sim racing. Let’s now get completely ready for subsequent year and make it even far better!”

An spectacular multi-million Tv/OTT and electronic viewers of in excess of 81 million enjoyed a slick and authoritative 25-hour Television set distinctive viewed in nations across four continents, on channels these as Eurosport, Motor Pattern, L’Equipe Dwell and Motorsport.Television set.

Some crucial details and figures:

  • 360,000 hrs have been consumed by the #LeMansVirtual viewers
  • 8 million Tv/OTT viewers (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 season
  • 7 million video clip sights (throughout FIA WEC, ACO and Traxion GG – Supply: Hookit)
  • 200 drivers hailing from 39 diverse nations
  • 50 cars and trucks split in two classes (29 LMP and 21 GTE)
  • 116 simulators positioned across 28 distinctive international locations
  • 2 servers (1 major/1 backup) operated rFactor2 and server issues
  • 33,000 connections on the formal Alkamel timing procedure (Source: Alkamel)
  • 407 laps finished by the winner, #70 Realteam Hydrogen Redline
  • Group staff of 120 people today like creation, sporting, marketing and advertising, media and digital, Television set, logistics