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Featured RDLMS by Vesaro: Round One - 12 Hours of Interlagos and How to Watch

Discussion in 'rFactor 2' started by Paul Jeffrey, Mar 30, 2017.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    The seventh running of the RaceDepartment Le Mans Series is here! Round One at Interlagos is this Saturday 1st April! Read on to find out how to watch and win as the action unfolds...


    With a capacity grid of top drivers in both the beautiful LMP 2 Prototype class and the wonderfully varied GT Grand Touring Class, the action out on track is sure to be brutally fast and fierce during the opening round of the season at the Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix venue of Interlagos. With 12 hours of non stop racing action ahead of the teams this April 1st, and with the notoriously unpredictable weather in Brazil, it really is anybody's race for the taking.

    The RDLMS by Vesaro has been designed to mirror the world of professional endurance racing and is made up of a challenging series of races held over 6 to 24 hours, designed to be the ultimate test of skill and endurance. A virtual mirror of the European Le Mans Series, we will be hosting professionally run and professional broadcast races using rFactor 2 and supported by premium sim racing peripheral manufacturers Vesaro and Thrustmaster. The name of the game is to prove you are the best of the best. The stakes are high and the prizes are unbelievable!

    In order to mirror the best of the best from the world of the European Le Mans series, our new championship will once again be utilizing the beautifully crafted Endurance Series version 1.00 mod by the Enduracers Modding Team. We will be hitting the track using the awesome LMP2 prototype cars and the equally exciting GT Grand Touring cars. With machines from the likes of the legendary Ferrari, Aston Martin, Chevrolet, Porsche and BMW stable making up the GT grid, we are sure for a tight battle out on track.

    Prototype fans can enjoy the breakneck speed and awesome downforce on offer from such prominent manufactures as Ligier, Lola, Oreca and Zytek as they weave their way through packed grids of cars in the battle to be crowned overall RDLMS by Vesaro Season 7 Champion.

    You can see all the cars, teams and drivers due to take to the circuit by checking out the brilliant RDLMS by Vesaro spotter guide as created by the wonderfully talented @alexSchmurtz HERE.

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    So how can you watch the action yourself, and be in with a shout at winning some amazing and very expensive sim racing prizes? Well as you may already know, we are exceptionally proud to partner up with quality peripheral manufacturers Vesaro and Thrustmaster this season, who between them have generously put up thousands of Euros worth of superb prizes for the drivers and fans of the series to win this year! You can read the specific prize details on the Vesaro announcement HERE and the Thrustmaster announcement HERE.

    Basically in order to be in with a shout at winning something very special indeed all our viewers need to do is follow and subscribe to our Twitch and Youtube channels and watch our thrilling action packed broadcasts, which will be live streamed with professional commentary.

    Round One, the Thrustmaster 12 Hours of Interlagos will be live and exclusive on Saturday 1st April on our Twitch and Youtube channels from 12:50 GMT. The Session timetable can be seen below:

    Session Timetable
    • 10:55 | Race server reboot
    • 11:00 | Official practice & Briefing (no duplicate cars allowed from this point on)
    • 11:45 | GT qualifying (30 minutes)
    • 12:15 | Prototype qualifying (30 minutes)
    • 12:45 | Warm-up
    • 13:00 | Race start [Saturday 1st April] (in-game: 13:00 / 1PM)
    • 01:00 | Race ends [Sunday 2nd April] (in-game: 01:00 / 1AM)
    All times are posted in GMT.

    We couldn't be more excited about the upcoming season and we hope that you too will enjoy the action unfold on track as much as our grid full of drivers and teams. RDLMS by Vesaro is one of the biggest and best endurance events in sim racing, we hope you enjoy the season.

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    Looking forward to RDLMS by Vesaro? Will you be watching the Thrustmaster 12 Hours of Interlagos? Who would you like to see out front at the end of the race? Let us know in the comments section below!
     
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  2. Wicked

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    Seems like I won't be able to watch the majority of time, unfortunately. I'll definitely try to hop by whenever I can. Great job guys
     
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  3. Paul Jeffrey

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    Would be great to see if you can pop in when you get the chance. Looking at the testing times I suspect even with the race running for 12 hours close fights will be par for the course pretty much all through the field :)

    Looking like it's going to be a great race / season, well done everyone who's making it happen and taking part :) Good luck!
     
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