Porsche Denmark partners with ESR

Porsche Denmark partners with ESR

30 drivers will fight for the DM title in 2023

For the third season in a row, Porsche Denmark is behind the official Danish championship of digital motorsport, Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Denmark. As many as 30 drivers will fight for the championship title, which starts in January.

For the past two years, Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Denmark has offered top-level racing. The official Danish championship of digital motorsport, organized by ESR and Porsche Denmark, has set the stage for the best Danish esports drivers and at the same time provided entertainment to a growing crowd of fans.

Now the third round of the hard-fought championship is ready for the green flag, and this time a total of 30 drivers divided into 15 teams will compete for a total prize pool of DKK 80,000. Who gets the opportunity to participate in the 2023 edition of the Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Denmark will be decided by a large-scale pre-qualification, which will be held in the between the 9th and 12th of  December.

For those drivers who do not get through the eye of the needle, there will be a new opportunity to compete in the Talent Cup. This new championship will act as an incubator for fast young talents who dream of fighting in the Carrera Cup. In addition to the new talent series, the 2023 season also sees the debut of the 911 Trophy, where all esports drivers can sign up, regardless of their  level.

The new season of the Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Denmark also offers even better opportunities for the many fans, as all divisions of both the Carrera Cup as well as the Talent Cup and 911 Trophy are streamed by ESR directly on YouTube. The first division of the Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Denmark takes place on the 12th of January and then every other Thursday until the final on the 23rd of March – while the Talent Cup and 911 Trophy take place the following Tuesdays.

– At Porsche Denmark, we prioritize being active in motorsport, because it underpins the core of our brand’s history. Through esports, we have the opportunity to reach a younger and more tech-oriented audience, which matches reality in a world where our products are becoming more and more digital. Together with ESR, we have succeeded in developing a serious and attractive championship, which attracts the best Danish esports drivers and has created a strong fan base. The fact that the reigning champion, Mikkel Gade, has embarked on a Formula 4 career in the USA this year is proof of the talents we are dealing with. We are looking forward to another season with lots of entertaining races, where the Talent Cup and 911 Trophy give even more drivers the opportunity to try their hand at digital motorsport, says Katrine Bleeg, head of PR and marketing at Porsche Denmark.

– We are very happy to be able to continue the collaboration with Porsche Denmark. This means that we can keep the professional execution at the highest level and at the same time ensure good exposure for both teams and drivers. In recent years, digital motorsport has experienced enormous growth, and the professional commitment among teams and drivers must be said to have reached new heights. That’s why it will be exciting to see which drivers and teams are ready on the grid when the new season starts, says Promoter, Thor Alexander Qualmann.

Facts about Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Denmark

Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Denmark is the official Danish championship in digital motorsport under the Danish Automobile Sports Union and the Danish Sports Confederation. Drivers from both real and virtual motorsport participate in the championship, and all races are commentated and streamed live by ESR on YouTube. For the 2023 season, the field consists of 15 teams and 30 drivers, who qualify via an open pre-qualification. Participation in the Porsche Esports Carrera Cup requires an iRacing C license as well as an iRating of at least 3,500, and each team must be managed by a team manager. There is a driver’s championship, a team’s championship and an under 18 championship, and there is a total prize pool of DKK 80,000. The 2023 season also offers two new support series, Talent Cup as well as the 911 Trophy.

2023 Calendar 


Round Date Track Championship
Round 1  12/1/2023 Circuit de Barcelona PECCDK
Round 1 17/1/2023 Circuit de Barcelona PECCDK Talent Cup, 911 Trophy
Round 2  26/1/2023 Daytona Speedway  PECCDK
Round 2 31/1/2023 Daytona Speedway PECCDK Talent Cup, 911 Trophy
Round 3 9/2/2023 Fuji Speedway PECCDK
Round 3 14/2/2023 Fuji Speedway PECCDK Talent Cup, 911 Trophy
Round 4 23/2/2023 Road America  PECDDK
Round 4 28/2/2023 Road America PECCDK Talent Cup, 911 Trophy
Round 5 9/3/2023 Silverstone GP PECCDK
Round 5 14/3/2023 Silverstone GP PECCDK Talent Cup, 911 Trophy
Round 6 23/3/2023 Hockenheimring PECCDK
Round 6 28/3/2023 Hockenheimring PECCDK Talent Cup, 911 Trophy

Fantastic Final

Fantastic Final

The Final Round of the Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Denmark was held as a live event on the Gamebox Festival in Herning.

14 Finalist were driving live on stage with national TV broadcast and a live audience counting roughly 1000 people. The Danish TV celebrity, Felix Smith, was host at the event venue, with the company of Race Driver, Jan Magnussen.

The two final races had some of the best fights so far in the season. The fight stood between the two championship contenders, Mikkel Gade (FYRA SimSport) Lasse Bak (Team Flexleasing.nu) and Kevin Nielsen (FYRA SimSport)

Check out the final standings in Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Denmark via this link

Porsche x ESR

During the three days Gamebox Festival, ESR and Porsche was having time attack competitions as well as on PRO / AM Race. The PRO drivers counted drivers from the Danish Championship, the AM drivers was invited streamers, tv celebritires and influencers. The race caught great attention, with a big audience around the booth during the entertaining race.

In the ESR Time Attack competition, more than 500 people participated during the three days.

The two fastest drivers from the ESR Time Attack were brought to the live show , in order to compete in a 2-lap time qualify against each other, during the warm up between the two races. The winner won a passenger hot-lap in a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racer, number two won a Gaming Monitor sponsored by Shark Gaming.



The final round of the Official Danish Championship in Digital Motorsport, the Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Denmark, will be held in connection with the Gamebox Festival on 23 April.

The festival takes place in MCH Messecenter Herning, where it will be possible for the first time to watch the digital race as a spectator. TV Host Felix Smith will, together with Race Driver Jan Magnussen, entertain the audience, while the commentators from TV 2 SPORT comment on the two races live.

“We are excited to be part of Denmark’s largest gaming festival and look forward to involving spectators in the Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Denmark for the first time. In addition to the final, you can find Porsche Denmark and ESR – Esport Racing at the festival all weekend, where you have the opportunity to try your hand at a simulator, win great prizes and hang out with us in the Porsche lounge” Says Ann-Sophie Dam, Porsche Denmark

Find tickets for Gamebox Festival here or watch TV 2 SPORT or TV 2 PLAY, when Ulrik Jönsson, Jens Winther and Mikkel Jensen broadcast live from the finals.


Are you the fastest man behind the wheel of a virtual Porsche Cayman GT4? If you can step on the accelerator and at the same time keep the car on the track, you have the chance to win the coolest prizes at Porsche Denmark’s stand at Gamebox in Herning.

Everyone who participates on Friday and Saturday is vying to end up in a head-to-head time trial competition. This competition takes place on stage during Saturday’s final in the Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Denmark.


  • Winner of time attack head-to-head: High Speed ​​Passenger Tour in Porsche Race Car
  • Number two in time attack head-to-head: 34 ”Shark Gaming Monitor
  • Winner of Sunday’s Time Attack: Steelseries Arctic Gaming Headset
  • Sparco Hyper Gaming Gloves

Porsche Denmark, Shark Gaming, Steelseries, Sparco


On Saturday 23 April at 12:00, Porsche Denmark and ESR will hold a show race at the Porsche stand in hall M for Gamebox Festival 2022. During the race, race drivers, streamers and other well-known Danes will compete.

The competition is only for invited participants, who form a total of six teams after the draw. The teams consist of AM riders and PRO riders. The AM drivers are participants who are not familiar with sim racing or motorsport in general. AM can, for example, consist of celebrities or streamers, where PRO drivers will typically consist of skilled sim racers and race drivers.

The teams receive 45 minutes of training, after which qualification is run for 10 minutes followed by a race of 20 minutes. Here, the team must change runs midway through the race. The competition takes place in the game iRacing on the track Hockenheim National, and the car model will be a Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 with Fixed Setup.