Formula E: Accelerate made a return in Season 8 with a fresh twist. Through a series of open qualifiers over the course of the 2021/22 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, nine of the fastest entrants plus two special guest entries have been invited to compete in the final at this weekends 2022 SABIC London E-Prix.
The drivers selected are set to go head-to-head in the Accelerate Final, alongside their VIP experience at the race, a share of a €100,000 prize pool and a drive in the Gen2 car.
As the all-electric street racing series heads back into the virtual world there's huge prizes up for grabs for the London Final - tune in live on Formula E's Twitch and YouTube on Friday 29 July at 18:30 (BST)
Formula E: Accelerate - Final
After weeks of qualifying the grid has assembled for the final of the Formula E: Accelerate series, bringing together the quickest 11 sim racers for a chance to be champion.
Here's the grid lining up for the final on Friday 29 July ahead of the 2022 SABIC London E-Prix.
|Virtual Endurance Championship Season 13 champion, BMW Sim M2 CS Racing Cup 2021 multiple winner and runner up in finale, Sim Formula finalist in 2021 and 2022.
|2020/2021 Virtual Endurance Championship LMP2 Champion, 2021 BMW SIM Live Podium Finisher (3rd place), 2014 Formula SimRacing PRO Champion
|Two-time F1 Esports Constructors Champion, Formula E: Accelerate Champion, iRacing Blancpain GT Series Champion
|Formula E: Accelerate runner-up, World's Fastest Gamer 2 finalist, McLaren Shadow Project 2 runner-up, BMW SIM LIVE 2020/21 rFactor 2 champion, GT Pro double champion
|5x Formula SimRacing World Champion, Visa Vegas eRace 2017 Winner, Formula Pro 2021 Champion, 2017 World's Fastest Gamer Finalist
|Virtual Le Mans 24h Winner, WTCR Esports runner-up, Le Mans Series 21/22 runner-up
|Two-time F1 Esports Champion
|SCCA esports Hoosier Super Tour Race Winner, FR Americas iRacing Invitational Guest Driver, participating in the 2022 RCCO World EX Championship
|iRacing Pro Series, Visa Vegas eRace qualifier winner, Drove a Formula E car in Marrakesh, PESC wins/Podiums F1 Esports with Red bull Racing
|FSR 2015 World Champion, Visa Vegas eRace finalist, P3 in SimFormula Europe 2021, SimFormula Europe finalist of 2022(finals postponed), Formula E: Accelerate Season 2 finalist
|Benjamin Daly (Tiametmarduk)
|F1 Esports 2017 Online Qualifier, Raced and beaten Formula 1 drivers on the F1 Game (Norris, Leclerc, Rosberg, Perez, Gasly, Coulthard)
🚨 ACCELERATE FINAL TONIGHT! 🚨— ABB FIA Formula E World Championship (@FIAFormulaE) July 29, 2022
After weeks of qualifying, the grid has assembled for the final of the Formula E: Accelerate series, bringing together the quickest 11 sim racers for a chance to be champion.
Watch live on the Formula E YouTube and Twitch channels at 18:30 BST