Acer has announced that registration for its ultimate Predator Sim Racing Cup 2021 powered by F1 legend Romain Grosjean’s own sim racing team R8G eSports is now open until 06th May 2021. Operated on the AssettoCorsa platform, participation is not limited purely to sim racers, but also fans of motor sports, gamers and enthusiasts.
In the Middle East, there will be two SIM Racing Cups; Gulf Cup is for residents of UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Iraq, whereas the Red Sea Cup is open to residents of KSA and Egypt. Entry to the Predator Sim Racing Cup will be determined by a hot-lap qualifier. Up to 20 single-drivers will be able to compete in each of the national finals, which will last 45 minutes. The national champion will gain automatic entry to the International Final on May 30th racing against other 14 national champions from within the EMEA region and the pro drivers of the R8G eSports team. The champion of the International Final will win a full Predator set up and an exclusive “money can’t buy” experience to join the R8G eSports team for one year.
“Acer has and will continue to pioneer making eSports accessible to everyone and will support new talent at a grassroot level. With the Predator Sim Racing Cup 2021 we have created for the first time our own international and fully digital eSports competition which brings a new level of excitement to simracers, gamers, racing and motorsport fans with a high attractive price pool for the winners,” said Hajo Blingen, Vice President Marketing, Acer EMEA. “We are extremely excited about this new campaign and working in close collaboration with motorsport legend Romain Grosjean, his R8G eSports team and top retail partners up to 30 countries.
All drivers of the national Predator Sim Racing Cup 2021 will have access to a Mercedes-AMG GT3 racing on the historic Monza circuit known for its awesome spectacle of cars breaking from 350km/h to just 70km/h, while the circuit for the International Final will be selected by all participating national champions by voting.
The Predator Sim Racing Cup will also offer special product promotions in collaboration with involved retail partners Jarir Bookstore in Saudi Arabia & X-Cite in Kuwait.