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  ​​​​​​​ Ferrari Hublot Esports Series : PRO and AM  Championships start this weekend
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10/01/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

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Maranello, 01 October 2020 – The Ferrari Hublot Esports Series steps up a gear this weekend as the first of four intense PRO and AM Championships competitions takes place. This series of races will feed PRO and AM Drivers into the Series Finals, where only ONE talented driver can win the chance to join the FDA Hublot Esports Team. Will it be a professional or amateur driver who will take that seat? Could it be a female driver? 

Last Sunday’s race - held at legendary British circuit, Silverstone - determined the final six drivers for the AM Championship’s roster. It was won by Polish driver, Mateus Tyszkiewicz, with the Italian Marco Panero and fellow Pole, Wojciech Lukaszek, taking the second and third places.

The first race of the AM Championship will take place from Sunday 4 October on the Monza circuit, with the PRO Championship taking place in tandem. 

In the PRO Category, twenty-four drivers were selected by Ferrari to participate, including three female pro-drivers: Aenore Cavillon (FRA), Victoria Thomson (GER) and Aléthéa Boucq (FRA). 

The Ferrari Hublot Esports Series is Ferrari’s virtual championship open to European citizens of 18 years and older, it is a chance for wannabe racing drivers to join the FDA Hublot Esports Team, alongside sim racing talent David Tonizza, reigning F1 Esports Series champion, and Enzo Bonito, another highly experienced and dedicated sim racer.

The live broadcasts for all the races of the series can be followed on the Official Twitch, Youtube and Facebook Channels, and feature expert commentary by Nicki Shields, pit lane reporter for the FIA Formula E Championship, and Paul Jeffrey, Sim Racing expert, journalist and voice of companies such as Sro Esports and Race Department.

Race calendar:

 
  • 4 October 2020: PRO Series & AM Series Championship - Monza

  • 11 October 2020: PRO Series & AM Series Championship - Zandvoort

  • 18 October 2020: PRO Series & AM Series Championship - Nürburgring

  • 25 October 2020: PRO Series & AM Series Championship - Spa Francorchamps

 
  • 6-7 November 2020: PRO & AM Series Finals

 

Follow the Ferrari Hublot Esports Series Championship on the official social media channels:

 

  • Instagram: @Ferrariesports

  • Twitter: @Ferrariesports

  • Twitch: @Ferrariesports

  • Facebook: @FDAFans 

 

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For UK media enquiries:

 

Stefano Petrullo – Renaissance PR

[email protected]

+44 (0) 7828 692 315

 

Emily Britt – Renaissance PR

[email protected]

+44 (0) 7530 08 11 91

 

 

Title Partner: Hublot

Founded in Switzerland in 1980, HUBLOT is defined by its innovation, which began with the highly original combination of gold and rubber.  The release of the iconic, multi-award-winning Big Bang in 2005 paved the way for new flagship collections (Classic Fusion, Spirit of Big Bang), with complications ranging from the simple to the highly sophisticated, establishing the extraordinary DNA of the Swiss watchmaking house and ensuring its impressive growth. Keen to preserve its traditional and cutting-edge expertise, and guided by its philosophy to "Be First, Different and Unique", the Swiss watchmaker is consistently ahead of the curve, through its innovations in materials (scratch-resistant Magic Gold, ceramics in vibrant colors, sapphire), and the creation of Manufacture movements (Unico, Meca-10, Tourbillon).

 

Technical Partner: Thrustmaster

Thrustmaster is a major player in the gaming industry with its innovative peripherals  (steering wheels, controllers, headsets, and joysticks) for 30 years. The Thrustmaster DNA symbolized by "Passion, Quality, and Innovation" takes on its full meaning in Esport. Thrustmaster is fully invested in this and offers gamers equipment that allows them to express their talents and perform as well as possible. E-athletes will find in Thrustmaster products solutions designed and developed to ideally meet the specificities of each individual and the Esports competitions they favor

 

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