17 May 2021 4:01 PM +00:00

V10 R-League Quarter-Final preview

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The V10 R-League has reached the playoff stages.

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The field of 10 has been trimmed down to six, and with a £120,000 prize fund up for grabs the heat is on. One mistake and teams could be heading home. A few perfect laps and a spot in the semi-finals await.

Who will be advancing? Let's take a look!

Aston Martin vs Williams Esports

Monday, 17 May - BT Sport 2 @ 8pm BST - ESPN3 @ 6pm EST

The first quarter-final see's Group A's #2 Aston Martin take on Group B's #3 Williams Esports.

Aston Martin have been a boom-or-bust team this year, taking two commanding wins in the group stages but a few mistakes cost them in other matches.

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Led by Scottish star Lucas Blakeley, they've got league-leading pace when it all goes right.

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Williams do not. Instead, they have three strong drivers that give them bags of tactical flexibility in relay races. Can the trio of Stefanko, Wisniewski, and Brzezinski force their way to the front and control the team race though?

Prediction: Aston Martin 3-1 Williams Esports

YAS Heat vs BMW

Tuesday, 18 May - BT Sport 3 @ 8pm BST - ESPN3 @ 6pm EST

BMW looked on for the Group B title, but a huge loss to McLaren saw them finish second. That result gave them a quarter-final match against Group A's 3rd place team YAS Heat, who have been competitive week-in and week-out this season.

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YAS' trio of Simon Weigang, Manuel Biancolilla, and Cedric Thome have been growing in confidence all season, as well as ironing out their teamwork issues.

BMW however, has a superstar in Kevin Siggy and strong support from Michael Romanidis and Alen Terzic. If Siggy gets to the first corner first it could be all over in the team races.

Prediction: BMW 3-1 YAS Heat

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