FANS of the new FIA World Rally Championship official WRC 6 game, released in Australia today, will be able test their skills in real-world surroundings and win great prizes with the exciting WRC 6 Challenge supported by Red Bull at Kennards Hire Rally Australia next month.
The WRC 6 Challenge will run on Friday 18 November and Saturday 19 November at locations in the WRC service park and Destination NSW Super Special Stage in Coffs Harbour.
Racing to beat a benchmark time on the simulator set by a professional rally driver, the fastest WRC 6 Challenge competitor on each day will win a $1300+ prize pack comprising a copy of WRC 6, a PlayStation®4 Pro console and a set of top Thrustmaster® racing wheels and pedals. WRC 6 will be running on Next Level Racing’s top-of-the-line GTultimate V2 cockpits, the same simulators supplied to professionals for driver training.
Additionally, the fastest overall simulator time for the two days will win an exclusive Red Bull watch and a year’s supply of Red Bull energy drink.
The prizes will be presented at the end of the rally on the official finish Podium, before thousands of spectators.
Throughout the Challenge, competitors will be able to get inspiration and ideas from seeing in real life the world’s fastest rally drivers and cars that star in WRC 6, as they race by on the Rally Australia special stages and clock-in to the service park.
The WRC 6 Challenge supported by Red Bull will be open only to rally visitors in-person. Terms and conditions will be published on Rally Australia’s website in the coming weeks.
WRC 6, published by Bigben Interactive and Kylotonn Racing Games for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC, offers players a realistic and immersive driving experience as well as a genuine sensation of speed and danger on the roads of all the world’s most famous rallies, including Rally Australia.
The game includes all the hallmarks associated with WRC – drivers, cars and 11 new Super Special Stages reproduced on a 1:1 scale – as well as lots of new features: split-screen multiplayer, spectacular, varied and difficult stages, the eSports WRC Challenge and even more realistic vehicle behaviour.
WRC 6 is the only game that faithfully reproduces every aspect of the WRC as well as presenting current World Rally Car liveries. Volkswagen Motorsport, Abu Dhabi Total World Rally Team, Hyundai Motorsport and M-Sport World Rally Team are represented in 2016 colours.
For more information, visit www.wrcthegame.com.