Alpine Esport Series Line Up And Schedule Revealed

The lineup and broadcast team have been revealed for the Alpine Esport Series.

After two weeks of fiercely fought qualifiers which saw 2,288 of drivers enter, the top 35 fastest drivers have been decided with British drivers James Baldwin, Luke Whitehead, Charlie Crossland and George Boothby among the field.

The 35 will fight it out across six races divided into three rounds, with Silverstone featuring, in the Alpine Esports Series powered by Binance.

All races will be broadcast on Binance Live as well as the Alpine YouTube and Twitch channels.

The races kick off on April 27 with the iconic Paul Ricard as world renowned sim racing commentator Jack Cunnane, Alpine Esports Ambassador Thom ‘THOMB’ Brouwer and the award-winning Lewis McGlade have been announced as the broadcasting team.

The Alpine Esports Series, now in its third year, gives sim racers from across the world the opportunity to showcase their talent, driving Alpine A110 GT4 cars across six races on three separate circuits.

The prizes for this years series has $100,000 in Alpine Fan Tokens on Binance up for grabs for drivers and viewers, as well as a driving and coaching experience in an Alpine A110 GT4 and $QANX tokens exclusively for the winner, top of the range performance enhancing hardware from Trak Racer, ADEPT and more.

The Qualifiers took place over two weeks and saw 2,288 drivers sign up to showcase their speed and agility in Assetto Corsa Competizione.

Dennis Schöniger came out on top with a 1:50.940 lap time winning $1,500 in Alpine Fan Tokens for the fastest qualified lap around the Hungaroring with the A110 GT4.

2021 champion Jaroslav ‘Jardier’ Honzik and last year’s winner James Baldwin will be returning to the Alpine Esports Series grid, alongside Kamil Pawlowski, the former Ferrari Esports champion.

The broadcast lineup for the series has also been unveiled with widely renowned F1 and iRacing sim racing commentator Jack Cunnane leading the broadcast team for all three rounds, with support from two-time VCO Simmy Awards winner Lewis McGlade for round one and Alpine Esports Ambassador Thom ‘THOMB’ Brouwer for rounds two and three, with all three rounds each consisting of an Endurance and a Sprint race.

In partnership with leading cryptocurrency platform Binance, Alpine Esports is offering $100,000 in Alpine Fan Tokens split between the prize pool and viewer giveaways.

Alpine is currently ranked as the 4th highest performing fan token worldwide alongside footballing giants FC Barcelona, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain (Coinmarketcap).

The prize pool distribution for the final top ten racers is as follows:
  • Champion of the Alpine Esports Series: $25,000 worth of Alpine Fan Tokens, $3,000 worth of $QANX tokens, and an Alpine A110 GT4 driving and coaching experience
  • 2nd Place: $15,000 Alpine Fan Tokens and a Trak Racer Alpine Racing TRX Sim Rig
  • 3rd Place: $8,000 Alpine Fan Tokens and an ADEPT gaming chair
  • 4th Place: $4,000 Alpine Fan Tokens and a Tobii Eye Tracker 5
  • 5th Place: $2,250 Alpine Fan Tokens and an Alpine Esports Merch Bundle
  • 6th Place: $1,250 Alpine Fan Tokens and an Alpine Esports Jersey
  • 7th Place: $700 Alpine Fan Tokens
  • 8th Place: $500 Alpine Fan Tokens
  • 9th Place: $200 Alpine Fan Tokens
  • 10th Place: $100 Alpine Fan Tokens

$1,500 worth of Alpine Fan Tokens will also be awarded for the fastest lap in the championship, alongside top of the range performance enhancing hardware courtesy of Alpine Esports partners.

Each one of Alpine Esports’ official partners will have their bespoke liveries in the Championship, including Binance, whose livery was chosen from the community voters.

In addition to the prizes available to drivers, $40,000 fan token bundles and free NFTs will be available to win for viewers at home.

Played on Assetto Corsa Competizione, the Endurance race, held on Circuit Paul RIcard, will begin at 8:30pm CEST on April 27, with the Sprint race following immediately after.

The broadcast schedule for the Alpine Esports Series is as follows:
  • Broadcast 1 – 2 hours – Paul Ricard (Race 1 & 2): April 27 – 8:30pm CEST
  • Broadcast 2 – 2 hours – Silverstone (Race 3 & 4): May 11 – 8:30pm CEST
  • Broadcast 3 – 2 hours – Valencia Ricardo Tormo Circuit (Race 5 & 6): May 25 – 8:30pm CEST
The 35 Drivers:
  1. Dennis Schöniger
  2. Vojtech Fiala
  3. Tinko van der Velde
  4. Dominik Blajer
  5. Kamil Pawlowski
  6. Mateusz Tyszkiewicz
  7. Erik Del Fante
  8. Lucas Müller
  9. Johan Bergera
  10. Lukas Mateja
  11. Geert Fischer
  12. James Baldwin
  13. Mathias Kuhn
  14. Maciej Malinowski
  15. Mattia Zampedri
  16. Luke Whitehead
  17. Fabien Jeanblanc
  18. Marko Pejic
  19. Mariusz Tworzydlo
  20. Isaac Gillissen
  21. Michael Romagnoli
  22. Florian Hasse
  23. David Kalocsai
  24. Michele Nerbi
  25. Jaroslav Honzik
  26. Marc Tol
  27. George Boothby
  28. Nikodem Sobczyk
  29. Victor Nicolae
  30. Luca Schubert
  31. Arthur Patat
  32. Max Wojtyna
  33. Charlie Crossland
  34. Michal Nowakowski
  35. Mathys Leitao
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