Last year, Xtreme1 Racing League or X1 Racing League proposed to invest over Rs 100 crore towards the development of the league and promotion of motorsports over the next three years in India. Today, Xtreme1 Racing League – the world's first franchise-based motorsport league – has announced an India-centric initiative christened X1 eSports League (X1EL).
The X1 eSports League will bring forth a platform and opportunity for young and aspiring racers in India to fulfil their dreams of being a professional race car driver. The X1 Racing League was founded by country’s top international young car racers - Armaan Ebrahim and Aditya Patel – and has been sanctioned by the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI).
The eSports League will soon organise a countrywide virtual car racing competition for men and women. It will set a benchmark in India’s gaming and racing history by paving out a way for individuals from virtual games to real life tracks. X1EL will be held across eight major cities in India in colleges and malls. The registrations (both online as well as offline) for participants will commence a week prior to the competitions in each city. Anyone above the age of 15 years will be eligible to register for X1 eSports League irrespective of their profession and gender. What’s more, the registration with be free of cost and will be based on a first-come-first-serve basis in order to make this concept accessible to maximum people. Further details of the registration process will be announced soon.
The participants will compete on an e-sports racing simulator over the span of seven days in each city. A total of 50 individuals will be selected from each city, based on their best lap times, to participate in the finals. Meanwhile, the top five contestants with the best lap times will be declared winners at the end of the competition. These top five winners can bag a chance to be part of a professional racing team and test drive the X1 Racing League car. The winners of the competition will get an opportunity to be trained as professional racers under the guidance of Armaan Ebrahim and Aditya Patel.