On 25th September, tune in for the start of a brand new virtual Le Mans season. The Le Mans Virtual Series kicks off their 2021-22 season at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. The 5.793-kilometer or 3.6-mile venue in Italy will play host to the season opener with the 4 Hours of Monza, Italy.
38 teams, 21 LMP2’s and 17 LMGTE machines all qualified on Friday. The LMGTE class of cars went out first, and the No. 71 BMW Team Redline and driver Kevin Siggy were able to take the top spot. The LMP2s went out next and it was Erhan Jajovski putting his R8G Esports No. 8 at the top of the boards.
ORECA 07 LMP2 CLASS – TOP 5 QUALIFIERS
- 8 | R8G Esports | 1:32.736 sec
- 4 | Floyd ByKolles-Burst | +0.006 sec
- 444 | Alpha Ind. ByKolles-Burst | +0.031 sec
- 22 | GPX Williams Esports | +0.269 sec
- 70 | Realteam Hydrogen Redline | +0.364 sec
LMGTE CLASS – TOP 5 QUALIFIERS
- 71 | BMW Team Redline | BMW M8 | 1:44.386 sec
- 88 | Proton Competition | Porsche 911 RSR | +0.021 sec
- 91 | Porsche Esports Team | Porsche 911 RSR | +0.067 sec
- 89 | BMW Team BS+COMPETITION | BMW M8 | +0.090 sec
- 92 | Porsche Esports Team | Porsche 911 RSR | +0.135 sec
The driver line-up for Monza was revealed earlier in the week and will feature three drivers per team. Louis Deletraz, Sérgio Sette Câmara, Beitske Visser, Will Stevens, Timmy Hansen and Néstor “Bebu” Girolami will take part among others.
The event starts at 12.30 pm BST (1.30 pm CEST, 7.30 am ET) and can be watched on any of the channels listed in the image below. All of the action will be live on the Traxion.GG YouTube, Facebook and Twitch channels.
LE MANS VIRTUAL SERIES 2021/22 CALENDAR
- Round 1 – 4 Hours of Monza, Italy – 25th September 2021
(Qualifying 24th September)
- Round 2 – 6 Hours of Spa, Belgium – 16th October 2021 (Qualifying 15th October)
- Round 3 – 8 Hours of Nürburgring Nordschleife, Germany – 13th November 2021 (Qualifying 12th November)
- Round 4 – 6 Hours of Sebring, USA – 18th December 2021 (Qualifying 17th December)
- Round 5 – 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual – 15th/16th January 2022