CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Podium eSports and the Porsche Club of America (PCA) have announced PCA Sim Racing’s schedule for the Fall of 2019. It features two new series, one new car and the first-ever PCA Sim Racing endurance event: a three-hour endurance race at Spa-Francorchamps.
PCA Sim Racing Series 2 will be the first series from PCA to utilize the Porsche 911 RSR. Drivers will take the GTLM car to seven road courses around the United States in their quest to be the ultimate GTLM driver within PCA.
Following Series 2, PCA Sim Racing will host its first-ever endurance event. The three-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps will be the first PCA Sim Racing event contested by region. Drivers will form teams from their own PCA regions and compete against one another to decide which PCA region is the fastest. Teams will have their choice of competing in either the GT3 class with the 911 Cup car or the GTLM class with the 911 RSR.
Series 3 will return to the 911 Cup car that was successful in Series 1. While the car is the same, the tracks have changed – Series 3 features shorter versions of the most popular circuits in North America, which will provide many opportunities for close-quarters racing.
Porsche Club of America members are happy to see Sim Racing continue as a club program. Series 1 was immensely successful for both PCA member drivers and all who that watched on YouTube. Series 1 had over 70 drivers and nearly 17,000 page views, and Series 2 and 3 will provide the same level of excitement and engagement.
All PCA Sim Racing events will be broadcast by Podium eSports on the iRacing eSports Network. For more information on the Porsche Club of America, visit www.pca.org. For more information on Podium eSports, visit www.podiumesports.com.
PCA Sim Racing Series 2 Schedule
Car: Porsche 911 RSR
Format: 1 hour practice, 15 minutes qualifying, 1 hour race
|DATE||CIRCUIT||TIME OF DAY|
|August 16||WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca||Late Afternoon to Dusk|
|August 23||Road America||Late Afternoon to Dusk|
|August 30||Daytona International Speedway||Late Afternoon to Dusk|
|September 6||Watkins Glen (Classic Boot)||Late Afternoon to Dusk|
|September 13||Circuit of the Americas||Late Afternoon to Dusk|
|September 20||Virginia International Raceway||Noon to Afternoon|
|September 27||Sebring International Raceway (International)||Sunset to Night|
PCA Sim Racing Series 3 Schedule
Car: Porsche 911 Cup
Format: 1 hour practice, 15 minutes qualifying, 45 minute race
|DATE||CIRCUIT||TIME OF DAY|
|October 18||Canadian Tire Motorsport Park||Afternoon|
|October 25||Lime Rock Park||Afternoon|
|November 1||Circuit of the Americas (West Course)||Afternoon|
|November 8||Watkins Glen (Classic)||Afternoon|
|November 15||Road Atlanta (Short Course)||Afternoon|
About Podium eSports
Podium eSports, home of the best competition in sim racing, launched in January 2019. As one of the only companies in sim racing to combine its competition and broadcast divisions, Podium is uniquely positioned to transform sim racing in the world of esports and help sim racing realize its full commercial potential. In addition to administering its own series, Podium has partnered with the Porsche Club of America and the CARS Tour to develop the CARS eSport Tour and the Porsche Club of America Sim Racing Series. Podium eSports races are broadcast live on the Podium eSports Network, which can be found at twitch.tv/podiumesports. For more information, visit podiumesports.com.
About the Porsche Club of America
Since 1955, the Porsche Club of America has catered to the particular needs and interests of the Porsche owner. PCA’s main mission is to heighten the Porsche owning and driving experiences, which is accomplished through promoting the highest standards of courtesy and safety on the roads, enjoying and sharing goodwill and fellowship engendered by owning a Porsche, maintaining the highest standards of operation and performance of the marque, establishing mutually beneficial relationships with the Porsche factory, dealers and other service sources, exchanging ideas with other Porsche Clubs throughout the world, and establishing mutually cooperative relationships with other sports car clubs. For more information, visit pca.org.
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