National Series Karting launches E-Sports League

Published on Saturday, April 4, 2020

National Series Karting launches E-Sports League

3MK Events, promoter of the National Series Karting, undisputable reference karting championship in France, and the E-SPORTS team from the Triple A athletes management agency join forces to launch the NSK E-Sport League. The kart drivers will have the possibility to confront each other during 3 virtual races with the famous video game Gran Turismo. Exceptional prizes worth 7000 Euros to win for the 1st edition of the NSK E-Sport League.

Gran Turismo – PS4
In order to help the access as many kart drivers as possible, the driving video game Gran Turismo (PS4) has been taken for the 1st edition of the NSK E-Sport League. The participants will have to be holder of PSN ID with their own name to be part of the races of the NSK E-Sport League. With the aim of guiding and helping the drivers to join the NSK E-Sport league, tutorials will be available shortly.

Format of the NSK E-Sport League
The first edition of the NSK E-Sport League will have 3 events. The calendar of the events will be comunicated in the next few days. The drivers will fight at the steering wheel of race cars. The start grid will be a mix of d’Audi TT Cup, BMW M4, Porsche Cayman GT4, Lexus RC F, McLaren 650S, Ferrari 458 Italia or Aston Martin Vantage. With a view to equity, the tracks will be revealed before each event. The format of the events will be defined according to the number of participants after the end of registrations. The schedule will include free practice, qualifying practice, heats of qualification and final. The winner of the first edition of the NSK E-Sport League will be the driver having get the most points at the whole events.

The organisation
Like the NSK Championship, the spirit of 3MK Events associated with Triple A E-SPORTS remains the same for the organisation of the NSK E-Sport League: to offer quality events, easily accessible for all with sportmanship at all levels. A race director and a sporting coordinator will ensure the smooth running of the event and apply penalties if necessary. The NSK E-Sport League will be broadcasted live on YouTube and commentated by two motorsports specialists: Maxou le Pilote et Fabien Gérard. The chat app Discord will serve as the tower control and will be used between the drivers and the NSK E-Sport League staff to communicate during each event. Briefings, interviews et sporting decisions will be given via this application.

7000 Euros in prizes
3MK Events, Triple A E-SPORTS and the partners of the NSK E-Sport League will offer as 7000 Euros in prizes. The winner of the first edition of the NSK E-Sport League will win an exceptional prize worth 3000 Euros. He will get one day in a professional racing car simulator with coaching in the Triple A business to learn the driving of a racing car. After the theory, the practice! Once the fundamentals of driving acquired, he will sit in the cockpit of a single seater Formula 4 FIA of Extrême Limite for one full day of driving (8 sessions of 5 laps) at Fay-de-bretagne track.

It’s not finished !
Thrustmaster, the manufacturer of hardware and accessories for video games, will offer one steering wheel T-GT PS4, official steering wheel of Gran Turismo worth 750 Euros. 3MK Events will offer a driver the fee registration for the NSK Championship worth 690 Euros. Extrême-Limite, racing team and drivers school, will offer two training courses (4 sessions of 5 laps) on board a Formula F4 FIA worth 520 Euros each at Fay-de-bretagne track. Vega France, tyres manufacturer for the Minime, Cadet and Nationale classes in the NSK Championship will offer six sets of Vega XH3 tyres worth 183 Euros each. MonStickerPerso, the number 1 in Europe of the go-kart bodywork stickers kit, will offer three kits customised (spoiler + nassau panel + side pods) worth 200 Euros each.

The registration fee to participate in the 3 events of the NSK E-Sport League is 180 Euros.

Opening date of registrations: Thursday 9th April on 3mkevents
Closing date of registrations: Sunday 12th April at 11:59pm.

The condition of connection to the NSK E-Sport League will be communicated on the webiste of 3MK Events.

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