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  Fanatec Named Official Wheel Partner for eNASCAR Heat Pro League
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

PRESS RELEASE: July 3, 2020: The eNASCAR Heat Pro League has announced that Fanatec has become the official steering wheel partner for its esports championship. The agreement will see the drivers in the eNASCAR Heat Pro League all use Fanatec equipment throughout the championship and Fanatec branding appearing in the forthcoming release of NASCAR Heat 5, the video game officially licensed by NASCAR, available from July 7 on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, and on PC via Steam.

ClubSport Steering Wheel NASCAR:

The ClubSport Steering Wheel from Fanatec, officially licensed by NASCAR, elevates the driving experience with its realistic 350 mm diameter, sturdy aluminum structure, and genuine Alcantara grip. The wheel is highly customizable with adjustable button clusters and shifter paddles and fully compatible with the Fanatec ecosystem. Feel more connected to the NASCAR grid than ever before and take your virtual racing career to the next level.

Thomas Jackermeier, CEO of Fanatec, said, “NASCAR is without a doubt one of the greatest and most spectacular racing series on the planet, and we are proud to work with Motorsport Games to make the virtual experience even more realistic. Fanatec will support the eNASCAR Heat Pro League with our NASCAR-licensed products for many years to come.”

Dmitry Kozko, CEO of Motorsport Games, said, “Fanatec is a perfect partner for NASCAR Heat and the eNASCAR Heat Pro League. The level of authenticity and realism that Fanatec brings to its products will further engross our players into the world of NASCAR. We look forward to a long and fruitful partnership.”

Developed in-house at 704Games and published by Motorsport Games, the video game company dedicated to the integration of racing game development and esports, NASCAR Heat 5 features all the official teams, cars and drivers from the NASCAR Cup Series, as well as the NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoor Truck Series and Xtreme Dirt Series. It allows you to race at 34 authentic tracks from across America in single-player, split-screen multiplayer, and online multiplayer for up to 40 players.

The eNASCAR Heat Pro League is powered by the NASCAR Heat video game franchise. The esports championship sees the best 28 NASCAR Heat drivers representing real-life NASCAR race teams as they complete for a prize pool of over $200,000.

For more information on NASCAR Heat and the eNASCAR Heat Pro League, visit

About Motorsports Games

Motorsport Games is a division of Motorsport Network. Our mission is to pull together video games and esports within the racing sphere and deliver new, innovative experiences people will enjoy playing, watching and engaging with. We’re leveraging the vast capabilities of Motorsport Network, a giant within the digital media space, to bring more people than ever before to motorsports as active participants. We are the destination for the world’s major motorsport series and brands from NASCAR to Le Mans. We operate along the entire vertical of development, publishing and competitive esports ecosystem.

For more information about Motorsport Games, visit

About 704Games

704Games was founded in January 2015 by industry veterans. The mission was to rebuild the NASCAR video game franchise and the team we assembled has worked on the best NASCAR games in history. Our goal is to focus on the fun, engaging, and competitive racing that captures the lifestyle and excitement NASCAR brings to the track each and every week.

In 2018, international media and technology company Motorsport Network made an investment in 704Games. With the investment came a license extension from NASCAR through 2029.

About Motorsport Network

Motorsport Network is an integrated digital platform that is the destination for everything cars and racing. We sit at the heart of the automotive and racing industries offering a global community of millions of fans the inside track on the world’s best teams, drivers, car brands and experiences no one else can.

We’re building a community for the fans, unlocking incredible personalised experiences that fuel their passion and opens up the world of cars and racing to the next generation.

Media Contact

Andy Gray Head of PR & Esport Product Motorsport Games [email protected]

Rob Fleischer Sandbox Strategies for Motorsport Games [email protected]