Event

Event NZ Champs

Prize Pool $10,000

Date Apr 12 - Jun 19 2018

Location LPL Studios, Auckland

Project CARS 2 NZ Championship

Buckle up for Esports Racing at its fastest. This May, LPL is putting NZ back in the driver's seat, bringing you the Project Cars NZ Championship!

EVENT DETAILS

The Project CARS 2 NZ Championship will take place over eight weeks beginning Tuesday 1st, May. The top 8 racers will compete for a share of $10,000 and the title of New Zealand Champion!

Viewers can watch all the full throttle action LIVE on both SKY Sport, and simulcast on Twitch.tv/letsplaylive

Key Dates:

Online Qualification: 13th - 22nd of April
Physical Qualifier: 21st of April
Top 8 Announced: 24th of April
NZ Championship Series: 2nd May - 19th June

QUALIFIERS

Qualifiers are open to all New Zealand residents 16 years and over, exclusive to PC, with the 8 fastest racers proceeding to the eight-week broadcast championship series.

Online (2 Places):
The online qualifier is for players who can’t make it in person and instead can set their times online and submit via video upload.
● April 13th - 22nd
● Online submission: Share with us a screenshot of your laptime via facebook or twitter with the hashtag #ProjectCars2NZ
● Time Trial - Unlimited Attempts
● Fastest Lap Recorded for Qualifying
● Circuit: Brands Hatch Indy
● Car: Ginetta GT4

Physical (6 Places):
The physical qualifier will be held at SKYCITY in Auckland and will allow players to set their lap times in a simulation pod with steering wheel and pedals.
● April 21st - 10am - 2pm - SKYCITY Welcome Room
● Time Trial - 6 Laps Maximum or 10 minute pod-time (whatever comes first)
● Fastest Lap Recorded for Qualifying
● Circuit: Brands Hatch Indy
● Car: Ginetta GT4


NZ Championship Format:

● 8 Weeks of Esports Racing Action
● 2 Tracks will be selected each week
● Grid positions will be determined pre-race in a time trial


Prize Pool:

1st: $5000
2nd: $3000
3rd: $2000
*All dollar values are in NZD

Official Rules

Top 8 Racers TBC

Matches

QUALIFIERS:

  • Physical qualifier Saturday 21, April
  • Online qualifier 13- 22nd of April

NZ CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE:

  • Week One – May 1st: USA West Tour. Courses: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Willow Springs International Raceway
  • Week Two – May 8th: Italian Tour. Courses: Imola and Monza GP
  • Week Three – May 15th: UK Tour Round One. Courses: Brands Hatch Indy and Oulton Park
  • Week Four – May 22nd: German Tour. Courses: Hockenheim GP and Nordschleife
  • Week Five – May 29th: Western European Tour (Spain and France). Courses: Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya and Circuit de 24 Heures du Mans
  • Week Six – June 5th: UK Tour Round Two. Courses: Donington Park and Silverstone GP
  • Week Seven – June 12th: Central European Tour (Belgium and Czech Republic). Courses: Spa-Francorchamp and Brno
  • Week Eight – June 19th: USA East Tour. Courses: Watkins GP and Road America
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