In collaboration with the Isle of Man TT Races, NACON and KT Racing have announced TT Ride on the Edge 2020, an online event taking place within TT Isle of Man – Ride on The Edge 2, from June 13 to June 25.
There will be an initial event between eight teams composed of invited competitors from the TT Races and experienced players from June 2 to June 6 as part of the Isle of Man Government’s ‘TT Lock-in’ program of entertainment. Riders who would have been taking part in the TT Races will get the chance to race against each other and win the first virtual version of the famous race.
Highlights of each team’s performance can be seen on the official iomttraces.com website and social media channels. Davey Todd, Conor Cummins and Peter Hickman are some of the big TT names who will meet in a unique competition that promotes sportsmanship and fun.
After that, gamers from all over the world who play TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 on PlayStation 4 and PC can enter an open competition and go head to head in an event that runs from June 13 to June 25. They will be competing to win a trip for two, to the Tourist Trophy on the Isle of Man in 2021 to meet their heroes. The runner-up will win an official and limited-edition TT 2020 Arai helmet.
The event will consist of three rounds:
- From June 13 to 17, open qualification on the Circuit of Irelandto select the top 50 players
- From June 20 to 22, a lap of the Isle of Man to select the top 10 players
- On June 25, the final battle to win the Senior TT over six laps of the Isle of Man
David Talmat, Marketing Director at NACON, had this to say…