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Sports Car Open Endurance Series Returns For Fifth Season!

From Monday, September 6, 2021


Munich. International sim racing series organiser Sports Car Open announces the return of the ever popular SCO Endurance Series. Together with series partners Morphicon Media AG and RaceSpot TV, Sports Car Open will host it's top of the line sports car series for the fifth time on the iRacing platform.

2 classes - 50 teams - 6 races - 44 hours of sports car racing

All SCO Endurance Series races will take place on Saturdays, starting at the end of October 2021 and concluding at the beginning of April 2022. Race durations will vary from a minimum of six to a maximum of twelve hours with two classes of cars taking on each event. In the Prototype class, the now familiar Dallara P217 will be the sole eligible car, with the only differentiators being teams, car setups and strategy. In the newly merged Grand Touring class, teams will have a number of GT3 specification cars to choose from, which will further be balanced by the series, like was seen during the summer's VRS SCO Sprint Series and VRS SCO 24 hours of Spa.

Sports Car Open announces 24h of Spa with title partner Virtual Racing School and $10.000 prize pool

From Sunday, July 4, 2021

Munich. International simracing series organizer Sports Car Open, in cooperation with title partner Virtual Racing School, announces the endurance event of the year with the SCO VRS 24h of Spa on the final weekend of July 2021. After collaborating with series partners Morphicon and Racespot on the Sprint Series, Sports Car Open now follows up on its long-standing endurance racing history. The 24h of Spa will spearhead the endurance side of virtual GT racing on the iRacing platform and feature a dedicated prize pool of $10,000.

Sprint Masters Pre-Qualifying concludes after 40 sessions and 631 laps

From Sunday, June 20, 2021


Spa-Francorchamps. The Pre-Qualifying for the VRS SCO Sprint Masters determining the 30-car grid has concluded. Across a span of four days, the series participants logged a total of 631 valid laps at the Belgian Spa-Francorchamps in pursuit of landing one of the coveted series entries. A team effort was required already, as both drivers were required to complete laps to form a team average. After a total of 40 sessions at the world-famous Ardennes rollercoaster the five fastest teams per car now make up the 30 season entries.

Sports Car Open announces Sprint Series with title partner Virtual Racing School and $25.000 prize pool

From Friday, June 4, 2021


Munich. International simracing series organizer Sports Car Open, in cooperation with title partner Virtual Racing School, announces hosting the dual-series VRS SCO Sprint Challenge and VRS SCO Sprint Masters. Together with series partners Morphicon and Racespot, Sports Car Open is creating the new spearhead of virtual GT racing on the iRacing platform with a prize pool of $25,000.

1 team - 2 drivers- 6 Race weekends with 2 races per day

The Race weekends of the VRS SCO Sprint Challenge and Masters will take place on three Fridays and Saturdays in July and August 2021 each. The Sprint Challenge teams will commence the weekend with their GT4 cars on Friday evening, while the participants of the Sprint Masters will Race their GT3 cars on Saturday afternoon. In both series the teams will fieldtwo drivers per car and tackle two races per weekend, each lasting 60 minutes. A driver change must take place in the middle of the race, between minutes 25 and 35. Furthermore, each driver is obliged to qualify and start one Race of each weekend exactly once. The sophisticated vehicle-based pre-qualifying system and per-Race Balance of Performance ensure equal opportunity and support the competition at an international top level.