Following an exhilarating set of races at Round 8 of the ESL R1 2023 Spring Season, the final line up of drivers has now been confirmed to compete at the ESL R1 2023 Spring Major.
Set to take place on June 3 – 4, the virtual racing series’ inaugural Major will take the top 24 drivers from the past season to the RENNSPORT Summit in Munich, Germany, and pit them against one another in a series of nail-biting races. Across the two days, the competition will be narrowed down until the final drivers come head-to-head during an edge of your seat Finalist Mode segment of the tournament. ESL R1 also includes one of the largest prize pools ever seen in virtual racing, $225,000 per season.
Following the thrilling end to Round 8 yesterday evening, we are excited to announce ESL R1’s first ever team champions, Team Redline, who bagged themselves €45,000 of the prize pool money. R8G eSports came in a close second, while Porsche Coanda Esports Racing Team placed third.
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The full list of drivers qualified for the ESL R1 2023 Spring Major include:
- Luke Bennett (Team Redline)
- Marcel Csincsik (R8G eSports)
- Joshua Rogers (Porsche Coanda)
- James Baldwin (Mercedes-AMG)
- Erhan Jajovski (R8G eSports)
- Jiri Toman (R8G eSports)
- Moritz Löhner (MOUZ)
- Dáire McCormack (Mercedes-AMG)
- Joni Törmälä (G2 Esports)
- Maximilian Benecke (MOUZ)
- Kevin Siggy (Team Redline)
- Marko Pejic (Mercedes-AMG)
- Enzo Bonito (Team Redline)
- Kevin Ellis Jr (Apex Racing Team)
- Nikodem Wisniewski (Mercedes-AMG)
- Mitchell deJong (Porsche Coanda)
- Nils Naujoks (BMW M Team (BS+))
- Jeffrey Rietveld (Team Redline)
- Caique Oliveira (FURIA)
- Jakub Brzeziński (Mercedes-AMG)
- Yuri Kasdorp (MOUZ)
- Eamonn Murphy (G2 Esports)
- Tommy Østgaard (Heroic)
- Mack Bakkum (Porsche Coanda)
The RENNSPORT Summit where the Major takes place is open to the public – Click here for more information.