Rallycross stars take on Montalegre in second World RX Esports Invitational

Following the success of the inaugural event at Catalunya (read more here), Codemasters can now confirm that the second World RX Esports Invitational will take place on May 3, featuring Portugal’s Montalegre Circuit in DiRT Rally 2.0.

The World RX Esports Invitational (Montalegre Edition) will take place on Sunday, May 3 at 14.00 BST (13.00 UTC) and be streamed live to a global audience:

 

 

The World RX Esports Invitational series, hosted on DiRT Rally 2.0, features professional FIA World Rallycross Championship race drivers and guests from other motorsport categories, sim racing YouTubers and some of DiRT Rally 2.0‘s most competitive esports players.

The event is brought to you by Codemasters, Motorsport Network, GameByte and IMG, the promoters of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

 

 

The inaugural event, hosted at the virtual Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, was a resounding success with a cumulative audience of 9.4 million, and more than 270,000 live viewers across all platforms.

Race highlights can be seen above, and a full roundup of Catalunya’s action can be found here.

 

All the action from this weekend’s Montalegre Edition will be presented once again by the World RX commentary pairing of Andrew Coley and Neil Cole, who both feature in DiRT Rally 2.0 as voiceover talent.

The World RX Esports Invitational events take place on selected weekends of the 2020 FIA AWorld Rallycross championship calendar, as real-world equivalents have been postponed due to ongoing global events.