Five days to go: Supercars Eseries draft closes August 15

  • Supercars Eseries
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  • 11/08/2021
  • By Charlie Bullis

Time is running out to enter the Cash Converters Supercars Eseries Draft, with entries closing Sunday August 15.

Giving fans the opportunity to compete within the Supercars Pro Series component of this year's Eseries, the first stage of the draft opened on August 8.

Running over six weekly rounds from August 25th to September 29, the Eseries will take place on the iRacing platform.

Consisting of two championships within the series: the All Stars – consisting of main game Supercars and Dunlop Super2 drivers; and the Pro Series – with elite gamers representing Supercars teams. 

With over $26,000 worth of prizes up for grabs, the stakes are high.

Set to uncover some of the best Australian and New Zealand sim racers, the racers will be drafted to participate within the series on behalf of official Supercars teams or a standalone private entries.

Blanchard Racing Team announced its Eseries line-up on Tuesday, unveiling New Zealand racer Matthew Payne to fill the All Star seat for CoolDrive Racing.

The Porsche Carrera Cup Series driver will be joined by Pro Gamer Josh Anderson in the hybrid competition.

The Eseries will be broadcast live in prime time television, along with a range of digital platforms.

Pending restrictions, each round is set to be filmed from inside Supercars teams workshops, with the second event scheduled to be broadcast from the CoolDrive Racing workshop on Wednesday 1 September.

The Eseries will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 506, Kayo, 7Plus, as well as streamed on Supercars’ Twitch, Facebook and YouTube channels.

The draft is open now and here is how you can enter:

Stage 1 (8th August to 15th August)

Head to Supercars.com/eseriesdraft and complete the required entry form.

Head to www.iracing.com, register and login.

Once in iRacing, join the 2021 Cash Converters Supercars Eseries Draft time attack session and complete a valid lap around the Phillip Island circuit using either the Supercar Ford Mustang GT or Supercar Holden ZB Commodore.

At the conclusion of Stage 1, the top 10 fastest lap times set by eligible entrants will proceed to Stage 2.

Stage 2 (Wednesday 18th August)

The top 10 fastest eligible entries will go head to head in a closed round simulation.

There will be qualifying and three races. Points will be awarded to drivers based on their finishing position in each race.

At the conclusion of Race 3, drivers will be seeded in order of their total accumulated points.

Stage 3 (Friday 20th August)

Drivers will be ranked by the total accumulated points received in Stage 2. For example, draft pick 1 will have the most amount of points, with draft pick 10 the least amount of points.

Teams will put forward their order of preference and will be allocated a driver based on their draft pick number.

If you think you have what it takes, enter now!

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