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SRO E-Sport GT Series gets underway this weekend

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Race Department and SRO E-Sport GT Series AM Championship have set the stage for one of the most anticipated virtual racing series with the first of five rounds from the 2020 SRO E-Sport GT Series AM Championship at virtual Silverstone.

This is what SRO reported on their website:

This weekend sees the opening round of the SRO E-Sport GT Series AM Championship. With the racing sure to be hot, prizes to be won and a big name presentation team, check out how to catch all the action as it happens.

The stars of the real world SRO GT World Challenge Europe series have engaged with sim racing in a big way during the opening two rounds of the PRO Series so far this year. With GT World Challenge regulars mixing it with stars of Formula 1 past and present, PRO racing has already proven to be a very entertaining show of sim racing skill and racecraft.

The SILVER category, reserved for esport professionals, has also enjoyed a very competitive opening two rounds of the season thus far, with fast laps and close racing characterising the initial battles within the new category.

This weekend, Saturday 16th May, the spotlight is very firmly placed on our esport stars from within the sim racing community. The first of five rounds from the 2020 SRO E-Sport GT Series AM Championship is set to take place at the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit, where 40 of the top AM sim racing drivers will be looking to battle it out for championship points and race victory honours: broadcast live from 19:00 UTC.


The series promises to be one of the hottest competitions of the year so far. With our drivers having already shown incredible speed and consistency during a tense qualification process, 40 drivers will be hitting the virtual tarmac with the intention of laying down an early marker to their rivals, and taking one step closer to an awesome opportunity to win a test drive in the fabulous Lamborghini Super Trofeo car of FFF Racing!

How To Watch?
All the racing action will be presented to you by Vicki Butler-Henderson, Martin Haven and Paul Jeffrey live on the RaceDepartment Twitch channel from 19:00 UTC, Saturday 16th May 2020.

With our live broadcast team set to bring you insight, entertainment and of course the action on track as it happens, we are excited to be with you for the whole duration of the season this year – and offering some incredible prizes for our viewers and drivers too!

What Can I Win?
Thanks to our epic broadcast sponsors, the opening round of the SRO E-Sport GT AM Championship season offers an opportunity for both drivers and spectators to take home some outstanding prizes.


As well as enjoying our race broadcast, viewers watching live have a great opportunity to win an exceptional 35″ Widescreen BenQ curved gaming monitor! All you have to do is leave a comment during the live broadcast and follow the RaceDepartment Twitch channel before the in-race competition graphic appears! It’s that simple, and you could be in the draw to win an incredible and high value prize! (T&Cs apply).

From the driver side of things, GT Omega have once again generously donated an excellent prize for one of the esport stars taking part in the event, with the awesome GT Omega ART Cockpit and racing seat up for grabs for one of our race finishers; following a prize draw held after the conclusion of the race broadcast event.

When Is The Race Taking Place?
Round One of the SRO E-Sport GT Series AM Championship will kick off this Saturday 16th May. This is the first of five race weekends for our esport community stars. Further races will be taking place at Spa-Francorchamps (23/05), Nurburgring (30/05), Barcelona (06/06), with the final round set to be held on June 13th at a track to be decided by community vote.

All the action will be brought to you by Vicki Butler-Henderson, Martin Haven and Paul Jeffrey starting this Saturday 16th May – tune in to the RaceDepartment Twitch Channel, enjoy the racing and put yourself in a position to win great prizes!

Sim Racing is Awesome.


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Paul Velasco

Paul Velasco