The eSports competition will happen at:
The Phoenix Mall in Chennai, Mumbai and Pune,
DLF Mall in Delhi, Manjira Mall in Hyderabad, and
One Forum Mall in Ahmedabad.
It will also take place in colleges across the country.
Further addressing the eSports initiative, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India, shared, “We are thrilled to be collaborating with X1 Racing eSports Season 1 in this one-of-a-kind gaming initiative. OnePlus has been one of the pioneering technology brands to invest in the gaming space and develop gaming-friendly features for its users globally. We believe that there is a plethora of remarkable, yet unexplored ideas for gaming enthusiasts in India. And with launching X1 eSports initiative, we would be a step closer to unravelling these exciting, new opportunities in the gaming space.”
Ravi Krishnan, Non-executive Chairman X1 Racing feels that India is potentially a big market for motorsports if curated in the right format. He said, “X1 is creating, developing and commercializing a unique ecosystem for motorsports via 3 pillars – League, eSports and Speed Summit – to create a community that includes the avid motorsports fan, the general sports and automobile enthusiast, the youth of the nation, aspiring racers and previously untapped consumers.”
Mohit Burman, Vice Chairman of Dabur India and investor in X1 Racing, said, “I am excited to back the young and dynamic X1 Racing founders. We are redefining and reinventing motorsports, and this is poised to be a pioneering endeavor.”
About X1 Racing
X1 Racing, promoted by Racing Promotions Private Limited, is a hybrid motorsport media business creating, developing and commercializing IPs via live events, experiences and ecosystem. X1 Racing intends to reimagine, reinvent and redefine motorsport. X1 Racing is built on three pillars namely X1 Racing League, X1 Racing eSports and X1 Racing Speed Summits. The X1 Racing League powered by JK Tyre takes place in November-December in Delhi and Chennai represented by six franchise teams of 24 race drivers including international and domestic men & women. The X1 Racing eSports Season 1 is being held in collaboration with global technology leader OnePlus across each of these six cities prior to the professional league to involve fans in a participative simulator-racing format. Winners will win rewards as well as have an opportunity to be trained by professional race drivers.
Additionally, in their attempt to make motorsport a part of a larger lifestyle, the X1 Racing Speed Summits will bring about exclusive weekenders in the form of VIP corporate experiences. All these pillars bring together a robust calendar of motorsport activity across India touching fans and talent alike to truly make motorsport much more than a sport, but a lifestyle.
For details visit – http://x1rl.com/