- After two weeks of fiercely fought qualifiers which saw 2,288 of drivers enter, the top 35 fastest drivers have been found to fight it out across six races divided into three rounds in the Alpine Esports Series powered by Binance.
- The races will be hosted by world renowned sim racing commentator Jack Cunnane, Alpine Esports Ambassador Thom ‘THOMB’ Brouwer and the award-winning Lewis McGlade.
- $100,000 in Alpine Fan Tokens on Binance is up for grabs for drivers and viewers, as well as a driving & coaching experience in an Alpine A110 GT4 and $QANX tokens exclusively for the winner, top of the range performance enhancing hardware from Trak Racer, ADEPT and more.
- The first race will take place on the 27th of April at 8:30pm CEST, as the drivers face-off at Circuit Paul Ricard, and all races will be broadcast on Binance Live as well as the Alpine YouTube and Twitch channels.
Alpine Esports is pleased to present the driver and broadcast lineup for the Alpine Esports Series powered by Binance which kicks off this April 27th. The Alpine Esports Series, now in its third year, gives sim racers from across the world the opportunity to showcase their talent, driving Alpine A110 GT4 cars across six races on three separate circuits.
The Alpine Esports Series Qualifiers took place over two weeks and saw 2,288 drivers sign up to showcase their speed and agility in Assetto Corsa Competizione. Dennis Schöniger came out on top with a 1:50.940 lap time winning $1,500 in Alpine Fan Tokens for the fastest qualified lap around the Hungaroring with the A110 GT4. 2021 champion Jaroslav ‘Jardier’ Honzik and last year’s winner James Baldwin will be returning to the Alpine Esports Series grid, alongside Kamil Pawlowski, the former Ferrari Esports champion.
The quickest 35 drivers are:
- Dennis Schöniger
- Vojtech Fiala
- Tinko van der Velde
- Dominik Blajer
- Kamil Pawlowski
- Mateusz Tyszkiewicz
- Erik Del Fante
- Lucas Müller
- Johan Bergera
- Lukas Mateja
- Geert Fischer
- James Baldwin
- Mathias Kuhn
- Maciej Malinowski
- Mattia Zampedri
- Luke Whitehead
- Fabien Jeanblanc
- Marko Pejic
- Mariusz Tworzydlo
- Isaac Gillissen
- Michael Romagnoli
- Florian Hasse
- David Kalocsai
- Michele Nerbi
- Jaroslav Honzik
- Marc Tol
- George Boothby
- Nikodem Sobczyk
- Victor Nicolae
- Luca Schubert
- Arthur Patat
- Max Wojtyna
- Charlie Crossland
- Michal Nowakowski
- Mathys Leitao
The broadcast lineup for the series has also been unveiled with widely renowned F1 and iRacing sim racing commentator Jack Cunnane leading the broadcast team for all three rounds, with support from two-time VCO Simmy Awards winner Lewis McGlade for round one and Alpine Esports Ambassador Thom ‘THOMB’ Brouwer for rounds two and three, with all three rounds each consisting of an Endurance and a Sprint race.
Played on Assetto Corsa Competizione, the Endurance race, held on Circuit Paul RIcard, will begin at 8:30pm CEST on April 27, with the Sprint race following immediately after. All races will be broadcast on Binance Live as well as the Alpine YouTube and Twitch channels.
The broadcast schedule for the Alpine Esports Series is as follows:
- Broadcast 1 – 2 hours – Paul Ricard (Race 1 & 2): 27th of April – 8:30pm CEST
- Broadcast 2 – 2 hours – Silverstone (Race 3 & 4): 11th of May – 8:30pm CEST
- Broadcast 3 – 2 hours – Valencia Ricardo Tormo Circuit (Race 5 & 6): 25th of May – 8:30pm CEST
In partnership with leading cryptocurrency platform Binance, Alpine Esports is offering $100,000 in Alpine Fan Tokens split between the prize pool and viewer giveaways. Alpine is currently ranked as the 4th highest performing fan token worldwide alongside mainstream football organisations- FC Barcelona, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain (Coinmarketcap).
The prize pool distribution for the final top ten racers is as follows:
- 1st (Champion of the Alpine Esports Series): $25,000 worth of Alpine Fan Tokens, $3,000 worth of $QANX tokens, and an Alpine A110 GT4 driving and coaching experience
- 2nd Place: $15,000 Alpine Fan Tokens and a Trak Racer Alpine Racing TRX Sim Rig
- 3rd Place: $8,000 Alpine Fan Tokens and an ADEPT gaming chair
- 4th Place: $4,000 Alpine Fan Tokens and a Tobii Eye Tracker 5
- 5th Place: $2,250 Alpine Fan Tokens and an Alpine Esports Merch Bundle
- 6th Place: $1,250 Alpine Fan Tokens and an Alpine Esports Jersey
- 7th Place: $700 Alpine Fan Tokens
- 8th Place: $500 Alpine Fan Tokens
- 9th Place: $200 Alpine Fan Tokens
- 10th Place: $100 Alpine Fan Tokens
$1,500 worth of Alpine Fan Tokens will also be awarded for the fastest lap in the championship, alongside top of the range performance enhancing hardware courtesy of Alpine Esports partners.
Each one of Alpine Esports’ official partners will have their bespoke liveries in the Championship, including Binance, whose livery was chosen from the community voters. The winning livery was chosen and revealed on the Alpine Esports Twitter page on March 29 (shown above).
In addition to the prizes available to drivers, $40,000 fan token bundles and free NFTs will be available to win for viewers at home.
Stay tuned on the latest updates from Alpine Esports on Twitter, Instagram, and Twitch.
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