'Porsche Esports Challenge USA 2023' Grand Final to be held at Porsche Rennsport Reunion 7 (RR7), the World's largest Porsche gathering
The Grand Final of ’Porsche Esports Challenge USA 2023’ will take place in the Bose Esports Arena during Rennsport Reunion 7 which hosts the largest gathering of Porsche fans in the world, at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on September 30, 2023.
The Porsche Esports Challenge USA is now in its second year, with over 36,000 players competing for 12 spots in the Grand Final from online qualifying rounds held online in Gran Turismo 7, and four players from offline events at the Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles, Porsche Experience Center Atlanta, and four U.S. Porsche Centers. The 16 finalists will compete to win their share of a $30,000 prize and the top three winners will each receive a TAG Heuer Connected Calibre E4 Porsche Edition Watch.
“These talented gamers have proven their skills and dedication, earning their spot in the upcoming finals,” said Ayesha Coker, Vice President of Marketing, Porsche Cars North America. “We can’t wait to welcome and cheer them on at the largest gathering of Porsche fans in the world.”
All the action from the Grand Final will be streamed live from the official Porsche Rennsport Reunion 7 website and Twitch channel.
The below are the 16 Finalists for the 'Porsche Esports Challenge USA 2023':
・Denis Vandell (30), Gainesville (Georgia)
・Payton May (26), Henagar (Alabama)
・Timothy Bettencourt (20), Atwater (California)
・Daniel Solis (27), Tacoma (Washington)
・Kevan Pounder (30), Englewood (New Jersey)
・Robert Heck (23), California City (California)
・Randall Haywood (22), Forest Park (Illinois)
・Tyler Limsnukan (18), Cerritos (California)
・Andrew McCabe (26), Potomac (Maryland)
・Dean Helt (21), Reno (Nevada)
・Cyrus Cross (38), Beaverton (Oregon)
・Zach Niederstadt (22), Oak Point (Texas)
・Anna Giro (22), Austin (Texas)
・Donavan Parker (22), Fruit Cove (Florida)
・Jeff Werts (32), Locust Grove (Virginia)
・Armando Rolon Rivera (21), Quebrada Cruz (Puerto Rico)
Notable from the list above is last year’s Porsche Esports Challenge USA winner Randall Haywood, and runner-ups Andrew McCabe and Dean Helt, but who will emerge as champion for 2023? Be sure to tune in to find out!