MIAMI, FL – January 24, 2022 – The five-round 2021-22 Le Mans Virtual Collection, which was brought to a glittering conclusion final weekend with the star-studded 24 Hrs of Le Mans Virtual, registered amazing, cumulated Tv set and electronic viewers figures of a lot more than 81 million throughout its 5-thirty day period period.
The grand finale to the Le Mans Virtual Sequence held on January 15 and 16, 2022 brought jointly 50 automobiles with 200 drivers hailing from 39 different international locations. Racers competed on 116 simulators around the globe positioned in 28 nations around the world 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 phases was Formulation 1 Environment Champion Max Verstappen, competing together with INDYCAR Winner Alex Palou and motorsport legend Juan Pablo Montoya, between other people.
Immediately after remarkable battles up and down the field concerning the world’s very best qualified and sim racing motorists representing elite esports groups, the occasion was received by Realteam Hydrogen Redline, with BMW Staff Redline taking victory in the GTE classification.
Gérard Neveu, Government Producer of the 24 Several hours of Le Mans Virtual and Motorsport Advisor to Motorsport Online games: “On behalf of all of us at Le Mans Digital Sequence, we want to sincerely thank all our competition and groups who designed this feasible, our partners for their unwavering assist, and the millions of supporters who followed our situations and who brought the social media websites alive with their feedback of assistance, passion and race-enthusiasm. “These spectacular figures and the good quality of the functions are apparent affirmation that the Le Mans Virtual Series and the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual are now firmly proven at the incredibly leading amount of esports and sim racing. Let us now get completely ready for following season and make it even greater!”
An extraordinary multi-million Tv/OTT and electronic viewers of more than 81 million liked a slick and authoritative 25-hour Tv set unique viewed in nations across 4 continents, on channels this kind of as Eurosport, Motor Development, L’Equipe Reside and Motorsport.Television.
Some essential points and figures:
- 360,000 hrs had been consumed by the #LeMansVirtual audience
- 8 million Television set/OTT viewers (resource: YouGov Activity)
- 4 million digital impressions for 24H Le Mans Virtual (Source : YouGov Sport)
- 2 million social media impressions (FIA WEC, ACO, LMVS) through the period
- 7 million video clip sights (throughout FIA WEC, ACO and Traxion GG – Source: Hookit)
- 200 drivers hailing from 39 diverse nations
- 50 automobiles break up in two courses (29 LMP and 21 GTE)
- 116 simulators found across 28 unique nations
- 2 servers (1 most important/1 backup) operated rFactor2 and server challenges
- 33,000 connections on the official Alkamel timing method (Source: Alkamel)
- 407 laps finished by the winner, #70 Realteam Hydrogen Redline
- Business crew of 120 people including creation, sporting, advertising, media and digital, Television, logistics