Given at the moment’s digital motorsports surroundings, it was not a matter of if, however when.
The rapidly-emerging Esports leisure phenomenon blended with one among skilled racing’s youngest demographics have ensuing on this weekend’s “Jim Beaver eSports eShort Course World Cup offered by Basic Tire.”
Making its debut on Saturday, April 11 at 6:00 p.m. ET, the occasion will provide a glowing listing of prime asphalt, off-road and sim racers with the possibility to bang doorways nearly for branding rights and a $2,500 money purse. The competitors will immerse rivals within the iRacing-created world of short-course off-road racing, with drivers leaping between Professional 4 and Professional 2 machines in a single action-packed night that includes the true course of Wild West Motorsports Park in Utah and Wild Horse Cross Motorsports Park in Arizona.
A well known motorsports media character and host of the Down & Soiled Present powered by Polaris RZR, Beaver has assembled a exceptional group of stars for this primary occasion. The entry listing options Nitro Circus founder and motion sports activities legend Travis Pastrana, NASCAR Xfinity and Truck Collection champion Greg Biffle, NTT IndyCar Collection stars Alexander Rossi and Conor Daly, 2016 NHRA Humorous Automotive champion Ron Capps, Grave Digger driver Tyler Menninga, and extra visitor drivers to be introduced.
Among the prime off-road racing expertise have additionally been added, together with defending Finest within the Desert champion Seth Quintero, quick course and rallycross standout Mitchell deJong, desert racer Mia Chapman, and quick course standouts Corry Weller, Ronnie Anderson, Christopher Polvoorde, Andrew Carlson, and Connor Barry.
High off-road sim racers like Cam Pedersen, Bobby Sandt Jr. and Josh Fox will fill out the sphere.
“I’m past excited to disclose the inaugural Jim Beaver eSports eShort Course World Cup Offered by Basic Tire,” mentioned Beaver. “We’ve assembled an absolute dream crew of individuals to placed on the largest and greatest off-road occasion within the historical past of iRacing, together with a TV-quality stay stream and broadcast crew. We’re trying to set the usual for eShort Course for years to return.”
The only-night occasion will see drivers tackle two distinctly totally different car lessons, the all-wheel drive Professional 4 and rear-wheel drive Professional 2 machines. The 2 off highway tracks will every see two rounds, one in every class, with drivers shortly swapping truck sorts between principal occasions. Beaver will be part of play-by-play voice Evan Posocco, and off-road tv character Tiffany Stone within the sales space in a two-hour broadcast produced by RaceSpot TV.
Every occasion will function a hard and fast setup, whereas entrants will rating factors for every race as in a traditional season-long championship. The highest three finishers on the finish of the night will cut up a $1,000 money purse: $500 for first, $300 for second, and $200 for third. An extra prize of $500 is on provide to any driver that may get away from the pack and sweep all 4 principal occasions. As well as, Basic Tire will probably be offering a brand new set of tires to the general eShort Course World Cup Champion.
The eShort Course World Cup will probably be broadcast on Jim Beaver’s Fb web page, whereas a simulcast could be discovered on varied business Fb pages, YouTube, and Twitch. For extra info on the occasion, go to www.downanddirtyshow.com.
Jim Beaver eShort Course World Cup Invitational Drivers:
Skilled Crossover Drivers
Skilled Off-Highway Drivers