SKODA Motorsport launches eSports series offering virtual competition between fans and rally aces
ŠKODA Motorsport eChallenge kicks off on 22 April 2020 with virtual “Rally Argentina”, the real FIA World Rally Championship round being postponed due to the corona crisis. The online event will be open for five days to all registered DiRT game players around the world (direct link: https://dirtrally2.com/clubs/club/295041, club name: Skoda ECHALLENGE). The users will compete behind the wheel of a virtual ŠKODA FABIA Rally2 evo against each other as well as against professional drivers.
Among them are the FIA WRC2 Champion from 2017, Pontus Tidemand (SWE), European Rally Champion (ERC1) Chris Ingram (GBR), Slovakian Rally Champion Martin Koči (SVK) and rising star Oliver Solberg (SWE), who competes supported by ŠKODA Motorsport in selected rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship. ŠKODA’s e-game ambassador Petr Semerád, one of the most experienced Czech competitors in the virtual world of DiRT Rally 2.0, will be one of their toughest opponents.
Also, a video covering the course of the virtual rally and telling ŠKODA Motorsport ambassador’s impression will be produced and published after each event.
Apr 20, 2020 at 17:08