2,000 to benefit as FIA, GMR&SC partner to boost Simulated Racing
The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) has partnered with the Guyana Motor Racing & Sports Club (GMR&SC) to introduce Simulated Racing (SIM Racing) as an official discipline.
GMR&SC explained on Friday they have received 2,000 iRacing licenses under the auspices of the FIA, which will be valid for a year, “offering Guyanese racing competitors and enthusiasts a golden opportunity to venture into the world of sim racing.”
The Club further informed that interested persons can access these licenses for free by registering under GMR&SC via https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSehlp3OeAJgihNtBlGf6cwArNPjSqpQVONAqrc-sif5DLzAhA/viewform
Additionally, the club explained that competitors would qualify for the inaugural South American Esports Championship set for November 2, in alignment with F1 Grand Prix in São Paulo.
Participants will compete using the FIA F4 car on the iRacing platform, and the qualifying phase for this championship is September 29 – October 5.
According to GMR&SC Executive Luis Kumar, “Sim racing is more than just a game. Although there are costs associated with setting up a rig, it is undeniably the more economical discipline of motorsport. We’ve witnessed sim racers transition to real-world racing and vice versa.”.
“Sim racing offers an affordable entry point and helps professional drivers maintain their form,” Kumar explained.
“At GMR&SC, we envision a robust future for sim racing in Guyana.” The move by GMR&SC is anticipated to bring motorsport within the reach of many more enthusiasts in the country, paving the way for the next generation of virtual and real racers.”, he added.
For further details on registration, persons are encouraged to message 654-5381 or use the registration form above.