Introducing NASA-MA eSports brought to you by Sim Seats Driving Simulators, the best damn driving simulators in the galaxy!  The 2019 HyperFest eSports season is open to any NASA member with an iRacing account.  Seven races are scheduled in 2019 and they will be hosted on iRacing by Sim Seats.  Take advantage of this series and the realism of iRacing to train for the 2019 NASA Nationals; the first five races will be at the same track, Mid-Ohio.  
 
Drivers may join in on the fun from anywhere!  Go to iRacing, under the Leagues tab look for “HyperFest eSports”.

Sim Seats driving simulators


Sim Seats is sponsoring this event and will have 3-5 rigs available to drive in the event at their location on 8500 Glazebrook Ave in Richmond VA.  Interested participants must contact Eric Donovan at eric@simseats.com to reserve a spot minimum 1 week before the event.  Simulator availability is first come first served.  The number of rigs available for each race can vary depending on the Sim Seats rental/event schedule.  No charge for use of the simulators, but BYOB!!  Practice sessions and race will be shown live on a 70” TV, so spectators are welcome!
 
Points will be tracked and esports trophies will be awarded at the NASA-MA awards ceremonies in November.

WHAT YOU NEED:

- An iRacing account (www.iracing.com) with Global MX-5 Cup car (included w/ membership) and Mid-Ohio (must be added). - A PC or laptop with internet (see https://www.iracing.com/membership/system-requirements/

- PC compatible wheel and pedals - Driving simulator optional but preferred and may be purchased at www.Sim-Seats.com at a HyperFest eSports discount

More information
 
iRacing: www.iracing.com

League website: https://members.iracing.com/membersite/member/LeagueView.do?league=3333

Sim Seats Driving Simulators: www.sim-seats.com
 
Location info:

Sim Seats: 8500 Glazebrook Ave Suite B, Richmond VA, 23228
 
Contact info:

Sim Seats Director: Zach McAfee, zach@sim-seats.com  

HyperFest eSports HMFIC: Eric Donovan, eric@sim-seats.com 
 
Registration: go to http://members.iracing.com/membersite/member/LeagueDirectory.do, find the HyperFest eSports league, and apply to join.  Email Eric Donovan eric@sim-seats.com to confirm your registration and to be added to the HyperFest eSports email list for updates and information.

Race dates:

HyperFest eSports Party: Saturday April 6th

Race #1: Wednesday April 17th, Mid-Ohio

Race #2: Wednesday May 22nd, Mid-Ohio

Race #3: Wednesday June 12th, Mid-Ohio

Race #4: Wednesday August 21st, Mid-Ohio

Race #5: Wednesday September 25th, VIR

Race #6: Wednesday October 30th, SPR

Race #7: Wednesday November 13th, TBA


Daily race schedule:     

5:00 - Open practice     

7:00 – Qualifying     

7:30 – Race     

8:00 – Race end