Motorsport Games to Attend SALT New York 2022 Conference, Hold rFactor 2 Hot Lap Competition for Guests
Conference attendees can try to get the fastest lap over the event’s three days to win signed gear from driver Romain Grosjean
MIAMI, Sept. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Motorsport Games Inc. (NASDAQ: MSGM) (“Motorsport Games”), a leading racing game developer, publisher and esports ecosystem provider of official motorsport racing series throughout the world, today announced that the company will be present at SALT New York 2022 Conference. The conference will be held in New York City at the Javits Center from September 12-14, 2022.
At SALT New York, Motorsport Games will have a booth with the industry-leading rFactor 2 racing simulation set up, after being invited to the conference by Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One team partner FTX following a successful partnership at the FTX Off The Grid event in May.
Guests at the conference are invited to stop by and participate in a rFactor 2 Hot Lap Competition, where they can race a Formula Pro car around Circuit Zandvoort and record their fastest times. Former Formula One driver and current INDYCAR star Romain Grosjean has provided a pre-taped hot lap video for guests to match during their runs. At the end of the conference, the fastest times put in by guests will win gear signed by Grosjean.
“Motorsport Games is honored to be a part of the SALT New York Conference this year and we cannot wait for guests to get behind the wheel at one of our rFactor 2 racing simulators,” said Dmitry Kozko, CEO of Motorsport Games. “As the second large-scale Hot Lap Competition in conjunction with FTX, we know that guests will have a thrilling experience trying to put in the fastest time over the three days of the conference. We encourage everyone to come by our booth and test themselves against Romain Grosjean, while also learning more about both Motorsport Games and FTX.”
This activation is the second of its kind, with the first having come in May 2022 during the FTX Off The Grid festival in Miami, Florida. The recurring rFactor 2 competitions at events is part of a larger company goal of providing players and fans with the best possible experience within the world of virtual motorsports.
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Motorsport Games, a Motorsport Network company, is a leading racing game developer, publisher and esports ecosystem provider of official motorsport racing series throughout the world. Combining innovative and engaging video games with exciting esports competitions and content for racing fans and gamers, Motorsport Games strives to make the joy of racing accessible to everyone. The Company is the officially licensed video game developer and publisher for iconic motorsport racing series across PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch and mobile, including NASCAR, INDYCAR, 24 Hours of Le Mans and the British Touring Car Championship (“BTCC”), as well as the industry leading rFactor 2 and KartKraft simulations. RFactor 2 also serves as the official sim racing platform of Formula E, while also powering Formula 1™ centers through a partnership with Kindred Concepts. Motorsport Games is an award-winning esports partner of choice for 24 Hours of Le Mans, Formula E, BTCC, the FIA World Rallycross Championship and the eNASCAR Heat Pro League, among others. Motorsport Games is building a virtual racing ecosystem where each product drives excitement, every esports event is an adventure and every story inspires.
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