F1 Esports Pro Series 2020 Calendar: Formula 1 has released the 12 race schedule released for the fourth season of the gaming series.
The fourth season of the F1 Esports Pro Series is back, and it is the biggest of the lot. This season with witness over 237,000 racers battling to make it to the main virtual championship. The drafts are scheduled for the 27th of August, where the teams battling it out from October to December.
The game will be a tailor-made version of the Codemasters’ F1 2020 game, with the races to be conducted from home, keeping the mind the pandemic situation. This season has 12 races, ‘travelling’ to multiple continents.
It starts with Asia – with Bahrain, Vietnam and China hosting the first round of races. Then we head to Zandvoort in The Netherlands, before heading West to Canada. Four European country’s circuits are next – Austria, Great Britian, Belgium and Italy. The racers then head towards Asia again for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka. The season ends with the last two races at Latin American nations Mexico and Brazil.
F1 Esports Pro Series 2020 Calender
|Round 1||Sakhir, Bahrain||14 Oct|
|Round 2||Hanoi, Vietnam||14 Oct|
|Round 3||Sanghai, China||15 Oct|
|Round 4||Zandvoort, Netherlands||4 Nov|
|Round 5||Montreal, Canada||4 Nov|
|Round 6||Speilberg, Austria||5 Nov|
|Round 7||Silverstone, GB||18 Nov|
|Round 8||Spa, Belgiun||18 Nov|
|Round 9||Monza, Italy||19 Nov|
|Round 10||Suzuka, Japan||8 Dec|
|Round 11||Mexico City, Mexico||8 Dec|
|Round 12||Sao Paulo, Brazil||9 Dec|
The 2020 F1 Esports Pro Draft is just around the corner!
— Formula 1 (@F1) August 18, 2020
Season 2020 the biggest and most innovative
Julian Tan, Head of Esports, expressed happiness at the launch, calling this season the most innovative yet so far. He has highlighed the prize fund of $750,000, which is an incredible amount, considering the recession across the globe.
“F1 Esports has had a huge year with the massive success of the Virtual Grand Prix series that we ran through lockdown. This has set us up well for the launch of the 2020 F1 Esports Series, which will be our biggest and most innovative season yet.”
“With over 237,000 participants this year, up from 109,000 participants in 2019, we are seeing incredible growth. We also continue to push boundaries by offering our largest ever cash prize fund of $750,000 which is industry-leading. We also continue to innovate by adapting quickly in the current landscape and operating the series entirely remotely as we look to ensure an enjoyable, but safe, Pro Series this year – we can’t wait to get started!”