Le Mans Esports Series hosting open sessions at Autosport International Show
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Le Mans Esports Series hosting open sessions at Autosport International Show

The official Le Mans Esports Series (LMES) will be holding live sessions at the Autosport International Show today (10 January) until Sunday 12 January.

There will be an open session for the public and tomorrow (Saturday) will see a Pro qualifying session from 11h00 until 12h00 midday and the Pro Team race from 13h00 to 15h00 GMT. 

To view the full schedule click HERE. 

You can follow the competition on social media, including on the official Le Mans Esports Series Facebook page.

The final will also be streamed on WEC’s YouTube channel HERE, via Twitch as well as the ACO’s official 24 Hours of Le Mans YouTube channel plus Motorsport.TV.

Anybody can qualify for the LMES Super Final, which will be held at the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans later this year (12-13 June) and LMES offers an exciting opportunity to get involved in the rapidly growing world of esports.

Saturday’s Autosport Pro Teams Invitational Race will see 12 teams compete for a space at the LMES Super Final around the classic Circuit de la Sarthe Circuit in 1966 Ford GT40 Mk II’s.  

With a direct route to the Super Final, teams of three drivers will need to work together, tame the iconic Ford GT40 Mk II and demonstrate teamwork to succeed. Big name teams set to take part include Williams Esports, Veloce Esports, JOTA Esports, Fordzilla, Jean Alesi Esports Academy and Lazarus Racing. 

The Le Mans Esports Series has been modified for Season 2: there’s a brand-new format, more ways to compete and an even bigger prize pool with a staggering $200,000 up for grabs.

Visit lemansesports.com for further information on how to compete. 

LMES is a partnership with the Automobile Club de L'Ouest, FIA World Endurance Championship, Motorsport Network, Playseat, Thrustmaster and Forza Motorsport.