Codemasters Launches DiRT Rally 2.0 World Championship This September

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅03.09.2019 23:24:51


Codemasters today launches the DiRT Rally 2.0 World Championship that will start this September 10, 2019, in partnership with Motorsport Network. The esports series will be done on Version 1.8 of the game with a prize pool of $10,000 USD. DiRT Rally 2.0 World Championship will be open to all players worldwide on Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One family of devices. Players using any of these platforms will be competing in a series of online challenges. A live final match will commence at the Autosport International Show at the Birmingham NEC on January 11, 2020.



DiRT Rally 2.0 World Championship: Timeline

The DiRT Rally 2.0 World Championship will cover a period of three months, consisting of three weeks of the qualifying session, each with pre-determined location, car class, and stage. All the winners during the weekly qualifier will qualify for the quarter-finals with an additional place going to the players who have the fastest cumulative time each month.

Quarterfinals and Semifinals will take place on the 7th and 8th of December and will broadcast live across DiRT Rally 2.0 and Motorsport Network channels. Players can choose between wheel or pad for the qualifiers. The DiRT Rally 2.0 World Championship Final will be played on wheel only.

The dates for the DiRT Rally 2.0 World Championship qualifiers are as follows:

Rally:

– 10th September: Poland – Kopina – H2 FWD
– 17th September: Argentina – Las Juntas – Group B 4WD
– 24th September: New Zealand – Te Awanga Forward – R5
– 8th October: Spain – Comienzo en Bellriu – Rally GT
– 15th October: USA – North Fork Pass – Group A
– 22nd October: Australia – Mount Kaye Pass – Group B 4WD
– 5th November: Poland – Czarny Las – H3 RWD
– 12th November: New Zealand – Waimarama Point Reserve – R2
– 19th November: Spain – Decenso por Carretera – R5

Rallycross:


– 10th September: Hell, Norway – RX1600
– 17th September: Trois-Riviθres, Canada – RX2
– 24th September: Lohιac Bretagne, France – RX Supercars
– 8th October: Montalegre, Portugal – RX Supercars
– 15th October: Silverstone, England – RX2
– 22nd October: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Spain – RX1600
– 5th November: Mettet, Belgium – RX2
– 12th November: Hφljes, Sweden – RX1600
– 19th November: Hell, Norway – RX Supercars

How to Participate

To participate, players must start the game on their chosen platform and navigate to the World Championship tab in the main menu. Drivers then select Qualifiers and select Qualifier Rally or Qualifier Rallycross.

“We are delighted to be working with Codemasters to deliver the official DiRT Rally 2.0 esports programme,” said Stephen Hood, from Motorsport Network. “The quality of their game, combined with our capabilities within the growing esports space, will serve to provide the community with a first-class series in which to showcase their talent.”


About Motorsport Network

Motorsport Network serves its fans through an integrated digital ecosystem that speaks 17 languages and reaches over 30 million people every month. This includes a portfolio that spans everything from racing websites such as Autosport.com and Motorsport.com to ticketing and events and an OTT racing television network, Motorsport Network.

Source: Codemasters

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