• Prize pool in excess of £20,000
  • Partnership with MSL Motorsport Consultancy
  • VRRC Sim Race Pro Simulator and MINI CHALLENGE Cooper Class drive for winners of categories
  • Season entry £350
  • The MINI CHALLENGE UK Official eSeries will raise over £1000 for NHS Charities
  • Richard John Neil to be lead commentator on live stream
  • Driving standards overseen by real world Clerks of the Course


The MINI CHALLENGE UK Official eSeries has today announced a prize pool for its inaugural Spring / Summer season in excess of £20,000 as well as MSL Motorsport Consultancy as it’s main prize sponsor. MSL Motorsport Consultancy have sponsored the top prize of a Virtual Reality Racing Club VRRC Sim Race Pro Simulator valued at £9,995. Prizes are as follows (Available to UK mainland only):

MINI CHALLENGE / Real World category

  1. VRRC Sim Race Pro Simulator (Full specification below)
  2. 12 (1 a month) Simulator Sessions at Virtual Reality Racing Club
  3. 2 Goodyear Tyres
  4. obp Motorsport £200 voucher

Sim racer category:

  1. MINI CHALLENGE Cooper Class race weekend with driver coaching
  2. HTC VIVE Cosmos Elite VR Headset and Shared MINI CHALLENGE Cooper Test with driver coaching
  3. Shared MINI CHALLENGE Cooper Test with driver coaching
  4. Drive Silverstone Race Car Experience

The sim racer category is subject to conditions, over 17’s with a drivers licence or over 16 with a race licence.

Every driver entered that competes in all rounds will receive an NGK remote control car.

In addition, the same MINI CHALLENGE trophies used by the real-world series will be given to the following:

Each round:

  • 1st place MINI CHALLENGE / Real World Driver
  • 1st place Sim Racer Driver


  • 1st overall
  • 1st Sim Racer and 1st MINI CHALLENGE / Real World Driver
  • 2nd Sim Racer and 2nd MINI CHALLENGE / Real World Driver
  • 3rd Sim Racer and 3rd MINI CHALLENGE / Real World Driver

MSL Motorsport Consultancy specialises in Sponsorship Acquisition, Management of professional racing drivers and Motorsport Consultancy. MSL uses a tried and tested combination of resources and highly skill leading Motorsport professionals to achieve results for its clients, drivers and partners. MSL Motorsport Consultancy can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

Antony Williams, MINI CHALLENGE UK Championship Director added “The latest prize announcements add even more credibility to the MINI CHALLENGE UK inaugural Spring-Summer eSeries with approaching 20 entrants already registered. This sets the scene for our plans for future seasons of eRacing in Autumn-Winter 2020 and thereafter.”

Entries are still open via the MINI CHALLENGE UK Official eSeries website and will close at 5pm, Friday 8th May before the first round at Donington Park on the 23rd May. A full season entry cost is £350 inc VAT. MINI CHALLENGE UK drivers will be able to utilise their own livery during the eSeries to promote their sponsors via the live stream on the MINI CHALLENGE UK YouTube and Facebook pages.

Commentary for the live stream will be provided by MINI CHALLENGE UK and ITV4 regular Richard John Neil. Richard has asked for a donation to be made to the NHS Charities, £50 will be donated per round. On top of this each entry into the championship will provide a £5 donation per round to NHS Charities, on current entries this will see the MINI CHALLENGE UK Official eSeries raise over £1000.

You can follow all the action and latest news on social media by the hashtag – #MINICHALLENGEUKeSeries

We would like to thank the following companies for their donation of prizes:

  • MSL Motorsport Consultancy
  • HTC Vive
  • Obp Motorsport
  • NGK Spark Plugs UK
  • Spark Plugs UK
  • Virtual Reality Racing Club (VRRC)


Calendar – MINI CHALLENGE Official eSeries:

Qualifying events: 11th – 15th May

  1. Donington Park National – Saturday 23rdMay
  2. Brands Hatch Indy – Saturday 30th May
  3. Silverstone National – Saturday 6th June
  4. Silverstone International – Saturday 13thJune
  5. Snetterton 300 – Saturday 20thJune
  6. Croft – Saturday 27thJune
  7. Knockhill – Saturday 4thJuly
  8. Brands Hatch GP – Saturday 11thJuly


Simulator specification:

Available to UK mainland only
VRRC Sim Race Pro £9,995 inc VAT

  • Sim Lab P1-X in Black with adjustable feet – supplied by Sim Lab
  • Sparco Grid Q race seat
  • Fanatec DD1 direct drive base
  • Fanatec Clubsport R300 rim
  • Fanatec SQ H-pattern shifter
  • Heusinkveld Sprint 3 Pedal system
  • 35” Agon curved 200mhz display – supplied by Agon by AOC
  • 24” Agon display for overhead mount
  • Alphasync Gaming PC – AMD Ryzen 9, NVIDIA RTX 2080 Super, 16GB RAM, 4TB HDD, 500GB SSD – supplied by Alphasync, available from eBuyer
  • 1 Speaker system
  • Assetto Corsa Ultimate Edition/Project Cars 2/RFactor 2/iRacing with 1 years subscription
  • Delivered and installed to UK mainland address by VRRC


MINI CHALLENGE UK Official eSeries Prize Sponsors