Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans Adds New Dimension to SimRacing

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June 12th, 2020

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Le Mans is one of the most storied races in the world. For nearly 100 years, drivers have pushed mechanical and personal limits in a pursuit of the longest distance over a full day. This year, the race was postponed until September due to the coronavirus but in its place a virtual event will be held.

Dmitry Kozko CEO of Motorsport Games joins the show to talk about the virtual Le Mans, the rise of SimRacing and why the genre has become the focus of the esports and racing worlds. You can watch the virtual Le Mans from 9 AM ET on Saturday, June 13th to 9 AM ET on Sunday, June 14th. The event will be broadcast around the world on various broadcast partners and also online via OTT providers.

For more details on the success of eNASCAR via broadcast TV, listen in to the referenced podcast with Manny Anekal that dives into the unprecdedented success of the esports series.

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