• All six authentic disciplines carried over from 2019 model
• Intensive rallying programme and expanded role for grassroots motorsport
• 2nd GT self-discipline added for Marseille/Circuit Paul Ricard match
The FIA Motorsport Video games will undertake a well-known expansion earlier than its 2d model, with 15 disciplines confirmed for this year’s global gathering in host city Marseille and at Circuit Paul Ricard (23-25 October).
The match’s distinctive layout sees global racers compete for gold within the colors of their nationwide flag. Six disciplines fashioned the agenda at the inaugural Rome/Vallelunga running, with 49 worldwide locations and territories represented in GT, Touring Automobile, System 4, Drifting, Karting Slalom and Digital competitions. All six will return for 2020 alongside an influx of contemporary disciplines that involves GT Dash for knowledgeable drivers, with the distinctive GT Cup turning into GT Dash Relay.
The FIA Motorsport Video games will furthermore enterprise faraway from the circuit for its 2d model, with rallying scheme to develop true into a well-known piece of the match. Four separate disciplines, held on tarmac roads, can be included on the 2020 programme, with sharp contemporary additions for top-performance Rally2 machinery and two-wheel-drive Rally4 autos. The appreciated historic scene can be on show, too, with Historical Rally and Historical Regularity Rally becoming a member of the invoice.
The match will furthermore show an enhanced dedication to grassroots motorsport. This follows closing year’s successful debut of Karting Slalom, which catered for mixed male-female pairings used 16 and below. This would be joined at the French contest by further classes for Karting Dash and Karting Endurance competitors.
Further grassroots participation can be achieved thru the increasing Crosscar self-discipline, with separate contests for junior and senior hopefuls. This sharp off-road competitors presents an cheap entry into the sport for drivers of all ages and might perchance perchance provide a pathway in opposition to rallying or rallycross.
Further news relating to the 2020 FIA Motorsport Video games, along with detailed knowledge on every self-discipline, can be confirmed for the length of the approaching months.
Jean Todt, FIA President: “I am cosy to circulate attempting the expansion of the FIA Motorsport Video games. The aggregate of a spectator-edifying venue equivalent to Circuit Paul Ricard with varied spectrum of disciplines will absolutely consequence in a favorable and extraordinary show, and can relieve more Nationwide Carrying Authorities to compete. The inclusion of rallying and historic motor sport will add extraordinary more color to this already various match, whereas further point of interest on grassroots disciplines can even aloof spark hobby among the youngest competitors who’re critical to the means forward for our sport.”
Stephane Ratel, SRO Motorsports Group founder & CEO: “Following a successful inaugural match, the 2d model of the FIA Motorsport Video games will meet our dedication to year-on-year enhance for this sharp global conception. The variety of disciplines confirmed for 2020 is amazingly impressive, critically the addition of rallying and further grassroots disciplines. I am clear that this can even elevate contemporary competitors and followers to Marseille and Circuit Paul Ricard to experience the distinctive FIA Motorsport Video games ambiance.”