After three months of Qualifiers it’s time to race. Join us for the DiRT Rally 2.0 World Series broadcasts, brought to you by Codemasters and Motorsport Network.
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Have you got what it takes to become a DiRT Rally legend, and win from a prize pool of $10,000? Version 1.8 will put that to the test with the introduction of the official DiRT Rally 2.0 esports series.
Blog Post: http://blog.codemasters.com/dirt/09/dr2_esports_announce/
Esports Site and Leaderboards: https://dirtrally2.com/esports
Terms & Conditions: https://www.codemasters.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/DiRT-Rally-2.0-World-Series-2019_2020-Terms-and-Conditions-of-Competition.pdf
Sporting Regulations: https://www.codemasters.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/DIRT-Rally-2.0-World-Series-2019_2020-Sporting-Regulations.pdf
The DiRT Rally 2.0 World Series begin on September 10, and continue throughout the end of 2019 in the search for the world’s strongest Rally and Rallycross players. In partnership with Motorsport Network, the series will see players compete on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam in a number of online challenges, with the live final being held at the Autosport International show in January 2020. For more information about the competition and Motorsport Network, our press release can be found here.
For the next 3 months, in-game Qualifiers will take place in DiRT Rally 2.0, with separate categories for both Rally and Rallycross. On December 7th and 8th, the Quarter and Semi-Finals will be broadcasted live across DiRT and Motorsport Network channels, showcasing the game’s strongest players in their element. Throughout the Qualifiers players can play on their preferred home setup, however the live finals will be a wheel-only competition.
Qualifiers can be found in-game by navigating to the World Series tab on the main menu, and updates throughout the season will be available here and on Motorsport Network channels. Here are the list of World Series Qualifiers for both rally and Rallycross categories. The fastest player in each Qualifier on each platform will earn a spot in the Quarter-Finals, with invites passing-down if a player has already Qualified.
DiRT Rally 2.0 World Series Qualifiers: Rally
10th September – Poland – Kopina – H2 FWD
17th September – Argentina – Las Juntas – Group B 4WD
24th September – New Zealand – Te Awanga Forward – R5
8th October – Spain – Comienzo en Bellriu – Rally GT
15th October – USA – North Fork Pass – Group A
22nd October – Australia – Mount Kaye Pass – Group B 4WD
5th November – Poland – Czarny Las – H3 RWD
12th November – New Zealand – Waimarama Point Reverse – R2
19th November – Spain – Decenso por carrertera – R5
DiRT Rally 2.0 World Series Qualifiers: Rallycross
10th September – Hell, Norway – RX1600
17th September – Trois-Rivières, Canada – RX2
24th September – Lohéac Bretagne, France – RX Supercars
8th October – Montalegre, Portugal – RX Supercars
15th October – Silverstone, England – RX2
22nd October – Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Spain – RX1600
5th November – Mettet, Belgium – RX2
12th November – Holjes, Sweden – RX1600
19th November – Hell, Norway – RX Supercars
Best of luck to everybody competing in this competition, and may the best drivers win. In addition, there’s a participation prize for all who take part…
Every player who competes in a DiRT Rally 2.0 World Series Qualifier will be rewarded with an new car, the BMW M2 Competition.
Described by BMW as the ultimate sports car, the BMW M2 Competition battles in the Rally GT Class in DiRT Rally 2.0. As with all M cars, the M2 has racing DNA factored into every aspect of its design, and is sure to provide a special driving experience in-game.
After you set a valid time in a DiRT Rally 2.0 World Series Qualifier you will be rewarded with an exclusive version the BMW M2 Competition for use in My Team, where you can perform upgrades, compete in Daily Challenges and more. This special version of the BMW M2 Competition also provides you with free car repairs.
Please note that the BMW M2 Competition is awarded when a Qualifier's entry period ends. Taking part in the World Series Qualifiers is currently the only way to obtain this car for use in My Team.
The car is also available for all players in Freeplay, Custom Event, Clubs, Multiplayer and Time Trial, without needing to set a time in the World Series Qualifiers.