The Canary Islands Rally is passed to the 'joystick' - La Provincia

The Canary Islands Rally is passed to the 'joystick' - La Provincia

The Rally Islas Canarias, in the search of new formulas that make the competition closer and spectacular for the amateur, from the hand of the company ACi e-Sports, will be the first to have an official e-Sports event in the discipline of SimRacing.

It is a virtual competition based on the super special urban Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, whose route has been faithfully reproduced by the ACi e-Sports team so that pilots who regularly compete in this discipline of sim-rallies and amateurs can try to improve the records obtained in this section by the participants of the FIA ​​European Rally Championship, the Championship of Spain of Asphalt Rallies, the Superchampion of Spain of Rallies and the regional Canary.

For it, the competition will distinguish between professional SimRacing teams and pilots amateurs. All of them will have the opportunity, before undertaking the virtual section, to adapt the settings of the set-up of the car. The winners of both categories will be awarded with a Festina watch that, once again, repeats as official sponsor of the Canary Islands Rally, during the final awards ceremony of the event. Like the other participants, they will receive it at the top of the Santa Catalina Park podium in the capital of Gran Canaria.

The general public can register in person, while the professional teams of SimRacing will have to register previously online. The Sim-Rally Canary Islands It will be broadcast through screens installed in the event's premises for the attending public and the best moments of the competition of professional teams will be broadcast, in addition, via streaming on the official Youtube channel of ACi e-Sports for all those fans who can not attend in person. The participants will be able to experience sensations very similar to those experienced by the pilots who will be competing on the asphalt.

ACi e-Sports is a company dedicated to the creation, organization and broadcast of eSports events in the modality of virtual automobile competition. His team has been organizing and broadcasting eSports events since 2015. The high-performance simulator will be located in the Miller Building and is composed of a modular platform made of anodized aluminum with a rack of 2,200 x 1,100 mm, a structure and a cockpit adjustable in height and depth, 2DOF movement system with suspension by silentblocks, FIA-approved baquet, Sparco harnesses with four attachment points, Thrustmaster T300 steering wheel, progressive handbrake and Sparco sequential gearbox, 27-inch three-screen visual system , 5.1 thx Logitech Z906 sound system and Assetto Corsa software.

State-of-the-art technology and the best "pure rally" environment come together so that participants can fully enjoy eSports and, in particular, the SimRacing discipline, thanks to this opportunity offered by the organization of the Canary Islands Rally and ACi e -Sports.


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