EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
ABOUT THE F1 ESPORTS SERIES

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE F1 ESPORTS SERIES

In 2021, the F1 Esports Series presented by Aramco has been expanded to include more racing, more content and more opportunities to qualify.

ROAD TO PODIUM

The competition includes four main phases: Qualification; Challengers; Pro Exhibition and Pro Championship

QUALIFICATION

OCT 21 > APR 22

Qualification is open to anyone over the age of 16 who owns the official F1 2021 game on PS4/5, Xbox One/Series S/X or PC. Qualification offers multiple entry routes into the series.

CHALLENGERS

JAN > MAR 22

A qualification route for the most avid of sim racers. The top Challenger Series qualifiers compete over a series of races in a Championship style format.

PRO EXHIBITION

TBC

The fastest drivers from the qualification routes enter the Pro Exhibition where the Official Formula 1 Team's will be scouting the new crop of talent for the 2022 Pro Championship series.

PRO CHAMPIONSHIP

TBC

The official F1 Esports Teams compete over a multi-round championship to determine the F1 Esports Series Constructors’ and Drivers’ World Champions

RULES EXPLAINED A TO Z

The rules for the F1 Esports Series are almost as comprehensive as Formula 1. Click one of the links below to view the official rulebook for each stage of the competition.

F1 Esports Series Timeline

2017

2017 marked the inaugural F1 Esports Series. 63,000 avid racers entered for the chance to be F1 Esports Series champion and Brendon Leigh took home the crown at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.

2018

2018 marked the first year of official F1 team involvement in the F1 Esports Series, with 9 teams competing for the Teams’ Championship and selecting their drivers for the season in the inaugural Pro Draft. Once again, Brendon Leigh emerged victorious in the Drivers' Trophy racing for Mercedes, who also took home the Teams’ Championship.

2019

All ten official F1 teams lined up on the grid for the very first time in 2019. Red Bull took home the Teams’ Championship whilst Ferrari’s David Tonizza raced his way to the Drivers' Championship in his debut season.

2020

All ten official F1 teams battled it out remotely for the Teams' and Drivers' championship in 2020 with a record breaking prize fund of $750k up for grabs. The season went down to the wire, with Red Bull regaining the Teams' Championship at the final race, and Jarno Opmeer winning his first Drivers' Championship with Alfa Romeo.

10 OFFICIAL F1® ESPORTS TEAMS

THINK YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

Attempt to qualify for the F1® Esports Series by registering below and you could become an official F1 Esports driver for an official F1 team, competing in the F1 Esports Pro Series.


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