India Set to Take Part in First-Ever Sim Racing WC

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  • India to take part in first-ever Sim Racing World Cup organized in collaboration by Monaco Esports Federation.
  • Sim Racing World Cup is going to be held on October 23rd.
  • Official playoffs to be played in INOX in Mumbai from July 4 to 7.

Esports Federation of India has announced to field an Indian contingent in the inaugural edition of the Sim Racing World Cup scheduled to be held in Monaco on October 23.

The Monaco Fed in association with the Int’l Esports Fed will feature one of the most popular sim racing titles, Assetto Corsa. The ESFI has decided to conduct National Qualifiers wherein two sim racers will represent the country and compete online and offline. The finals, however, will be played in a hybrid mode officials informed. Two players will be selected from an offline event and 18 from online as the 20 players will ultimately fight in the finals for two spots in the Indian contingent.

The offline finale will be held at the INOX in Mumbai from July 4 to 7 while the online playoffs will be played from July 8-10. Finals will be conducted on July 11 and ESFI will soon announce the venue. The event will be held in collaboration with India’s largest eRacing organizer IR Esports.

Sim racing is a simulated form of racing competition where the driver must understand all aspects of car handling that make real-world racing so difficult.

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