Season 6 of the rFactor 2 Competition System is officially underway

Justin Melillo
New online daily races and championships are now available within rFactor 2, plus qualifying is open for the next Le Mans Virtual Cup race at Monza.
Season 6 of the rFactor 2 Competition System is officially underway

The sixth season of the rFactor 2 Competition System is officially live! Sim racers alike on the rFactor 2 platform can stack up against one another in official races on the Competition System, a relatively new process added to the fold earlier this year.

Moving into Season 6, there will once again be a selection of daily races, weekly championship series, and possibly the biggest draw to the season will be the chance to qualify for the Le Mans Virtual Cup event coming up at Monza.

Here are the events listed currently on the rFactor 2 Competition System. Happy racing!

rFactor 2 Daily Series races

Caterham Academy rFactor 2

Rookie Cup

The Rookie Cup will once again utilize the Caterham Academy car, a free with rFactor 2 via the Steam Workshop vehicle. The schedule will also stay the same as it was in Season 5.

  • Timing: Daily, at the beginning of every hour
  • Format: 10-minute qualifying, 20-minute race
  • Car: Caterham Academy

Open Wheel Sprint

The Open Wheel Sprint will use the Tatuus PM-18 in replacement of the Tatuus FT-60 from Season 5. With the car change also comes a schedule change, six next venues to visit every bottom of the hour.

  • Timing: Daily, 30 minutes past every hour
  • Format: 10-minute qualifying, 25-minute race
  • Car: Tatuus PM-18
Week ofRookie Cup Track (xx:00 races)Open Wheel Sprint Track (xx:30 races)
25th SeptemberLime Rock ParkAdria
2nd OctoberLoch DrummondSilverstone
9th OctoberAtlanta Motorsports ParkLime Rock Park
16th OctoberBotniaring CircuitHighlands
23rd OctoberMills MetroparkTeretonga Park
30th OctoberSilverstone Circuit (National Course)Zandvoort

rFactor 2 Weekly Championship Series

rFactor 2, BTCC content

Touring Car Challenge

Again in Season 6, rFactor 2 players can get in on the British Touring Car Championship content within rFactor 2 with the weekly Touring Car Challenge series.

Week #DateTrack
Qualifying25th-30th SeptemberLime Rock Park
17th OctoberSilverstone
214th OctoberBrands Hatch
321st OctoberFormula E Test Track
428th OctoberLoch Drummond
54th NovemberDonington
  • Qualifying: Lime Rock Park from 25th-30th September, every hour on the 30 minute mark
  • Race Format: TBA
  • Cars: 2021 BTCC
Austin Mini Cooper S MkI Group 2, rFactor 2

Mini Challenge

Also happening again in Season 6, the Austin Mini racing car returns for a similar schedule with some changes towards the end of the season.

Week #DateTrack
Qualifying25th September – 2nd OctoberSilverstone
13rd OctoberSilverstone
210th OctoberPortland
317th OctoberMonza
424th OctoberBotniaring
531st OctoberZandvoort
  • Qualifying: Silverstone from 25th September to 2nd October, every hour on the 00 minute mark
  • Race Format: TBA
  • Car: Austin Mini Cooper S MkI Group 2
Le Mans Virtual Series, Sebring, Ferrari Driver Academy GTE #51

Ferrari Fixed

New to the Competition System this season is a Fixed Series for the Ferrari 488 GTE. The only things that can be changed include Steering Lock, Brake Pressure, Fuel and Brake Bias.

This is the same car that’s being utilized in this year’s GTE class of the Le Mans Virtual Series, by the way!

Week #DateTrack
12nd OctoberLime Rock Park
29th OctoberLoch Drummond
316th OctoberAtlanta Motorsports Park
423rd OctoberBotniaring
530th OctoberMills Metropark
66th NovemberSilverstone (National)
  • Format: 10-minute qualifying, 20-minute race
  • Car: Ferrari 488 GTE
Le Mans Virtual Cup 2022, Sebring

Le Mans Virtual Cup

Part of the rFactor 2 Competition System, the Le Mans Virtual Cup Series is currently holding qualifications up until 7th October when Monza is scheduled to take place.

Top finishing drivers in the overall series will get a chance to race in the 2023 24 hours of Le Mans Virtual.

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