Ferrari Esports Series welcomes Aussie and Kiwi drivers for the first time

Posted on April 14, 2023

The Ferrari Esports Series is back, and for the first time in the competitions history, Australian and New Zealand players are eligible to race off against others in the Asia Pacific heats before facing off against the winners from Europe and North America.

The Ferrari Esports Series is taking on a new format for its fourth season. It will be a six-month racing tournament bringing together sim racers from Europe, North America and Asian Pacific regions for the chance to race in the grand final on October 12, 2023.

Drivers will be competing in races on Assetto Corsa and Assetto Corsa Competizione, vying for the crowning title of the 2023 Ferrari Esports Series Champion and the opportunity to secure their place on the Scuderia Ferrari Esports Team.

Ferrari Esports Series

“We are thrilled to welcome the Asia-Pacific region to the 2023 Ferrari Esports Series”, said Annabel Rochfort, Director of Location Based Entertainment and Esports for Ferrari. “With countries like Australia and Japan known for producing exceptional sim racing talent, we are excited to see the level of competition that this region will bring to the table. Our commitment to providing a competitive and entertaining platform for sim-racing remains unwavering as we grow our esports footprint”

“The Ferrari Esports Series is not like any other sim racing competition,” said Jonathan Riley, 2022 Ferrari Esports Champion. “It’s six intense months of high-speed racing against the world’s best amateur sim racers, all with one common goal in mind. It’s a chance to sit among the best sim drivers and compete for the greatest motorsport brand in the world.”

Think you’ve got what it takes? Registration is open for the Hot Lap phase, with the event kicking off on May 1st.