Codemasters, in partnership with Motorsport Network, today announced that the inaugural DiRT World Championships will begin next week, giving you the opportunity to win a test drive in a stunning RX2 rallycross car* in front of a huge crowd at Silverstone. The DiRT World Championships will climax with a showpiece final at Speedmachine, the British round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, in May, and will be streamed live on Motorsport.tv. Using the Community Events system in DiRT 4, players will compete online in a mixture of rally and rallycross races to earn a place in the live streamed quarter-finals and semi-final to gain a place at Speedmachine. Details of the rounds, rules and how to take part can be found here: Driver’s Handbook // DiRT World Championships rules Operated in conjunction with Gfinity, a global leader in esports events and competitions, there are six weekly qualifying rounds in total with the first beginning on Monday, 12th February. Round One challenges you to set the best time in a two-stage rally in Australia using a Group A car. The top two times on each platform (PlayStation 4, Xbox and PC) will qualify for the quarter finals. Motorsport Network is committed to utilizing its global reach of motorsport fans to live-stream and promote the event, amplified by 200+ of the world’s most influential journalists with coverage across 21 editions in 17 languages. “We are delighted to announce the DiRT World Championships,” said Codemasters’ eSports Manager, Andy Gray. “DiRT has a vibrant, dedicated and highly engaged community so we believe that this is the perfect time to introduce an eSport element. Having the final at Speedmachine, in front of a live audience of motorsport fans, adds an incredible incentive. The fact that the winner will then be handed a chance to drive an RX2 car in front […]
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