Tournament Guide

The most exciting development in the world of esports motor racing has arrived. Put your driving skills to the test and you could race all the way to the live Grand Final at the 2017 Abu Dhabi Etihad Airways Grand Prix and go down in history as the first ever winner of the F1® Esports Series.

You don’t need to be a professional gamer to be involved: this competition is open to anyone who has a copy of F1™ 2017 (subject to conditions below) with either Xbox Live, PlayStation Network or Steam, and has gone through the online registration process.

Schedule / info

Qualification Starts 4 September 2017

Once you have registered and linked your account to XBL, PSN or Steam, you’ll be ready to compete in two online qualifying scenarios. We’re not just looking for the perfect lap, but a demonstration of racing skill and overtaking prowess.

If you’ve shown the skills necessary to make it to the next level, you’ll receive an invitation to the live semi-final, where the 40 qualifiers race head-to-head for one of 20 places at the Grand Final in Abu Dhabi.

Full Schedule
F1 2016 World Champions

Win the ultimate F1® weekend/ prizes

Including a money-can’t-buy tour of the paddock

The top-three finishers in the F1® Esports 2017 series will go home having experienced a once-in-a-lifetime visit to the 2017 Formula 1® Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, complete with spending money. But for the winner, the fun has only just started, as part of the grand prize is to be immortalised as a non-driver character in the F1™ 2018 game!

Prize Information

Rules / info

Participants must be 16+ years old

The F1 Esports Series 2017 is open to residents of all countries where the F1™ 2017 Game is available and who own a Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, PS4, PS4 Pro or suitable Windows PC.

Participants also require Xbox Live Gold Membership or PSN Membership with a suitable internet connection. Download the complete rulebook below.

Tournament Rules