Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management signs deal to create new racing esports championship

It has teamed up with Gfinity

Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management signs deal to create new racing esports championship

A new global virtual motorsport championship will be developed by Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management (ADMM) and Gfinity.

The two parties have signed a five-year deal to design, develop and deliver the new esports event.

Gfinity’s have vast experience in the esport and virtual gaming arena, while ADMM is behind the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

The new championship will feature some of the fastest professional simulation racing drivers with a roster of teams from digital motorsport. There will be two seasons in each calendar year, with the first season taking place in 2020.

The races will be hosted by Gfinity, with drivers joining remotely from around the world competing behind the wheel of a bespoke, single seater car.

Gfinity’s technology, Race Control, will be used for in-race adjudication and data feeds delivering new levels of insight to fans about driver and car performance.

The races will be broadcast digitally on three new channels, details of which are still to be released.

Be the first to get all the latest Sharjah news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

More from Sport

Ras Al Khaimah’s hugely-anticipated race will take place in 2021

Ras Al Khaimah will host the event for the first time

Can the Kolkata Knight Riders close the gap on the Mumbai Indians' four championship titles?

The squad, star players, owner, coach and more

Your guide to the squad, key players, owner, coach and more

The Orange Army’s squad, star players, owner, coach and more

Newsletters

Follow us