MotoGP™ Fan World Championship™ See’s British Fan Clinch Round 16 Of The Championship For Eugene Laverty

Official Mobile Game Makes MotoGP Fans A Huge Part of the Action

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Round 16 of the MotoGP™ Fan World Championship™ series has been won by British Fan Sam Knott racing for Eugene Laverty. Knott scored an impressive 19,798,817,690 points to clinch the weeks round from Rod Fiori from USA, racing for Yonny Hernandez who came in a respectable second place. Taking the third step of the MotoGP Fan World Championship Trophy was Sam Fleat from England, racing for Bradley Smith, who scored 7,695,282,814 points.

In all, thousands fans competed for this weeks round of the MotoGP Fan World Championship scoring billions of points and representing every rider in the field. Fans from across the globe battled it out to lift their respective riders to the podium. The Championship round was a hotly contested one all the way through to Sunday when Eugene Laverty’s team looked to take control.

The fans will each win a spectacular crystal trophy to commemorate their podium finish in the MotoGP Fan World Championship along with a commemorative T-shirt only available to winners of the series.

About the MotoGP Fan World Championship

Launched in March 2016 in conjunction with the release of MotoGP Championship Quest, the official MotoGP™ mobile racing game, the Fan World Championship connects the fans of MotoGP directly to their favorite rider. In the game, fans of the sport race to lift their favorite rider to the podium of the Fan World Championship™ during the year long series which aggregates the collective scores of the MotoGP™ riders’ fans and produces a result which is reflective of the fans’ efforts, not the popularity of the racer. “We didn’t want the Fan World Championship™ to be a popularity contest because if it were, the riders leading the live championship would win every week,” said Mark De Simone, CEO of WePlay Media, developer of the mobile game. “Instead we wanted to make it about the fan’s contribution to their rider, effectively democratizing the MotoGP™ field and focusing on fan engagement.”

Each week, a Fan World Championship™ podium will be decided and the MotoGP racer with the highest average fan score will win that round, while the fan who contributed the most points to that rider will win the round of the Fan World Championship™. A beautiful trophy will be promptly shipped to the first, second and third place getters along with t-shirts and other swag. A monthly winner who achieves the highest individual score regardless of whether their rider places in the Fan World Championship, will receive a magnificent Tissot watch.

Pau Serracanta, Managing Director at Dorna Sports S.L. said, “We are really excited to introduce this game to the fans of MotoGP™, we are very proud of the quality of the game and most importantly we are looking forward to seeing the fan engagement with the riders through the Fan World Championship™. The global appeal of MotoGP™ means that millions of fans around the world follow the championship and this game will give them the opportunity to really connect with the sport and their favorite rider.

The Game and Web Show Championship Quest features interviews with the fans and players of the game and is released every Friday evening at approximately 10pm Eastern Standard Time.

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About MotoGP / Dorna Sports

Dorna Sports is an international sports management, marketing and media company, founded in 1988. The organisation has its headquarters in Madrid, and further branch offices in Barcelona, London and Tokyo. Dorna has been the exclusive commercial and television rights holder for the FIM MotoGP World Championship since 1992. With more than 60 years of history MotoGP™ is the pinnacle of motorcycle racing. Dorna has an all-encompassing Grand Prix event management philosophy, with 360º direct involvement in all areas of the MotoGP™ World Championship. Dorna has additional involvement in further motorcycling events, such as the World Superbike Series, FIM CEV Repsol, the Asia Talent Cup and the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, which seeks to promote the development of the next generation of riding talent.

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About WePlay.Media

WePlay.Media was founded by 20-year video game veteran Mark De Simone and his partner Graeme Warring to bring to market AAA quality experiences and content to mobile. While games are often what the company produces, it sees itself as a media enterprise, producing content for the mobile audience who spend more time looking at their mobile devices than they do the television. The company has produced mobile apps for major international sports franchises, Hollywood movie studios and syndicated television producers. It is based in Phoenix Arizona and has offices in Manila, Philippines and Shanghai, China.