Due to the coronavirus outbreak, public gatherings and events of all kinds have required shifting to a different approach — including for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. While a physical version of the sports car endurance race is expected to take place in September, a virtual event is also scheduled for June.
In a press release, the Le Mans organization confirmed the 88th edition of the race will take place on Sept. 19 and 20 with real prototypes and GTEs on the track.
But on June 13 and 14, the original racing dates, professional drivers will compete virtually via simulator seats in rFactor 2 — a racing simulation game built for PC — to challenge each other for 24 hours. Read more...More about Gaming, Cars, Racing, Le Mans, and Virtual