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Ferrari has announced that its 2021 Esports Series will begin this April.

The new season follows on from the success of the Ferrari Esports Series’ inaugural season in 2020. Registrations are open from March 16 on the official website at www.ferrariesportsseries.gg and are open to European entrants, (including the UK).

The 2021 tournament will use Kunos Simulazioni’s Assetto Corsa and will feature four of Ferrari’s real-world vehicles, including two exclusively available to drivers who register for the Series – the Ferrari 488 Challenge Evo and the brand new Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo.

Ferrari will offer an outstanding, money-can’t-buy prize for the Grand Final’s winner – the opportunity to become an official esport racing driver and join the famous Ferrari Driver Academy Esports Team.

The qualification stage will begin with four hotlap sessions to decide the participants of the qualification races which runs from April 5 until late July. The best 48 drivers will qualify for the main Ferrari Esports Series competition, which is set to run from late August until November. The season will culminate with the top 24 drivers taking part in the Grand Final, scheduled for mid-December and will feature three races and decide who becomes the 2021 Ferrari Esports Series Champion.