MIAMI, FL – January 24, 2022 – The 5-round 2021-22 Le Mans Virtual Collection, which was introduced to a glittering summary very last weekend with the star-studded 24 Hours of Le Mans Digital, registered amazing, cumulated Television set and digital viewers figures of more than 81 million throughout its 5-thirty day period year.
The grand finale to the Le Mans Digital Sequence held on January 15 and 16, 2022 introduced jointly 50 automobiles with 200 drivers hailing from 39 distinctive nations. Racers competed on 116 simulators around the world located in 28 countries on an exceptionally correct virtual rendition of the legendary Circuit des 24 Heures in Le Mans, France.
Heading a grid of popular racing names and major the demand in early stages was Method 1 Environment Champion Max Verstappen, competing together with INDYCAR Champion Alex Palou and motorsport legend Juan Pablo Montoya, among the other individuals.
Soon after unbelievable battles up and down the field concerning the world’s very best specialist and sim racing motorists representing elite esports teams, the occasion was gained by Realteam Hydrogen Redline, with BMW Group Redline taking victory in the GTE category.
Gérard Neveu, Government Producer of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual and Motorsport Advisor to Motorsport Games: “On behalf of all of us at Le Mans Virtual Series, we want to sincerely thank all our rivals and teams who designed this probable, our associates for their unwavering guidance, and the hundreds of thousands of lovers who adopted our situations and who introduced the social media web sites alive with their remarks of assistance, enthusiasm and race-enthusiasm. “These outstanding figures and the quality of the functions are obvious confirmation that the Le Mans Digital Sequence and the 24 Hrs of Le Mans Virtual are now firmly founded at the very major degree of esports and sim racing. Let’s now get ready for up coming period and make it even much better!”
An impressive multi-million Tv set/OTT and electronic audience of above 81 million liked a slick and authoritative 25-hour Tv distinctive seen in nations around the world across four continents, on channels this kind of as Eurosport, Motor Craze, L’Equipe Stay and Motorsport.Tv.
Some key details and figures:
- 360,000 several hours had been eaten by the #LeMansVirtual viewers
- 8 million Television set/OTT audience (supply: YouGov Sport)
- 4 million electronic impressions for 24H Le Mans Digital (Source : YouGov Activity)
- 2 million social media impressions (FIA WEC, ACO, LMVS) by way of the time
- 7 million video clip sights (throughout FIA WEC, ACO and Traxion GG – Supply: Hookit)
- 200 drivers hailing from 39 different nations
- 50 autos break up in two classes (29 LMP and 21 GTE)
- 116 simulators situated throughout 28 different international locations
- 2 servers (1 major/1 backup) operated rFactor2 and server troubles
- 33,000 connections on the official Alkamel timing process (Source: Alkamel)
- 407 laps concluded by the winner, #70 Realteam Hydrogen Redline
- Group group of 120 folks like manufacturing, sporting, promoting, media and digital, Television set, logistics