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How Esports drivers overcame 'mental torture' at Le Mans

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How Esports drivers overcame 'mental torture' at Le Mans
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Jun 18, 2019, 7:27 AM

It might have taken place virtually, but the Le Mans Esports Super Final was still just as thrilling - and just as much a test of mental strength and endurance - as the real-life race

It's easy to belittle Esports drivers and their achievements, but the Super Final of the Le Mans Esports Series was the perfect demonstration of the tenacity and resilience held by some of the fastest drivers in the virtual world.

From 20,000 entries, and after nine months of qualification, 36 drivers qualified for the Super Final at Le Mans. They were tasked with competing in nine races in seven different categories of cars across a range of circuits, all in a 24-hour period.

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