There’s another chance for you to qualify for a major esports event this autumn too. As the 2020 F1 Esports competition gets underway, the process for getting to the 2021 finals has also started.
Players on any platform – PC, PS4, or Xbox – have the opportunity to take part in a qualification event using the F1 2020 game. There are two main events, with one running through October and a second in November, that test out your capabilities. In the first you’ll try to equal Valtteri Bottas’s second-place finish in the 2019 Italian Grand Prix, using his car to go as fast as you can. However there’s a twist: the fewer driver aids you use and the more difficult the AI drivers are, the more points you’ll score.
Those who achieve the top scores in the two events will qualify for a Challenger Series on their chosen platform. That will put them through a series of online races against each other, to qualify for the Pro Draft in 2021, and the chance for one of the F1 squads to select them for the finals.
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