The Lockdown has seen a surge in the legitimacy of e-sports across the globe and specifically sim racing. Some of the world's best real-life racers have been seen churning out laps on Gran Turismo, Asetto Corsa and iRacing to name just a few of the available sims. South Africa has not been left behind with more and more races taking place, with commentators, driving coaches and even engineers getting involved to help setup cars for race day. It's a serious gig.
Ford South Africa is challenging local racers, gaming enthusiast or even just anyone with a PS4 and GranTurismo to take part in the inaugural #LockdownLaps. The competition takes place soon, being held from 29th June to 1st August 2020. There are prizes available including a state-of-the-art wheel and pedal system and Ford Performance gear.
Prospective racers need to register at the Discord link given in the article at Ford is searching for SA's fastest Sim Racers
Ford South Africa has joined the local e-sports fray with a South African specific competition set in Gran Turismo Sport.
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