the race of internet stars sells out in 30 minutes
The second edition of the GP Explorer bringing together internet stars at Le Mans sold out in 30 minutes with 60,000 tickets on sale. The second edition of the GP…
The second edition of the GP Explorer bringing together internet stars at Le Mans sold out in 30 minutes with 60,000 tickets on sale.
The second edition of the GP Explorer, a car race bringing together internet celebrities which will take place on September 9 on the Le Mans circuit, is already sold out after selling its 60,000 tickets on sale in less than an hour on Wednesday evening.
The 60,000 places at the single price of 48 euros “left in 30 minutes“Squeezie, who has more than 18 million subscribers on YouTube and instigator of this race, indicated on his social networks. “Sorry to all those who couldn’t get one, we added 20,000 compared to last year but we couldn’t do more under pain of it becoming unmanageable on site…“, he added.
Won by Sylvain Lévy (from the duo of Vilebrequin automobile youtubers), the first edition of the race between 22 creators of digital content on Formula 4 cars brought together nearly 40,000 spectators on the prestigious Sarthe circuit in October.
Broadcast live on the Twitch platform, the event also recorded a record audience “history in Franceand was followed by more than a million people, according to the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), which organizes races on the Le Mans circuit.
An audience almost similar to that of the French Formula 1 GP, which had gathered 1.69 million viewers on average in July on Canal +.
Like the real France-Spain football match between “streamers», Internet stars who share and comment on their games live now organize their own sports competitions between content creators, capturing an audience worthy of the major traditional competitions.