CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Podium eSports can confirm that Kyle Barnes has departed the company.

In his role as Chief Competition Officer, Barnes was instrumental in the development of Podium eSports’ Elite Series, Truck Series, Street Stock Series and the CARS eSport Tour. Barnes was also responsible for creating the format of February’s Daytona 500 event, which featured 170 competitors and a $7500 purse. Viewers on Podium eSports’ Twitch channel watched over 170,000 minutes of content during the Daytona 500 weekend.

Podium eSports wishes Barnes the best in his future endeavors.

About Podium eSports 
Podium eSports, home of the best competition in sim racing, launched in January 2019. As one of the only companies in sim racing to combine its competition and broadcast divisions, Podium is uniquely positioned to transform sim racing in the world of esports and help sim racing realize its full commercial potential. In addition to administering its own series, Podium has partnered with the Porsche Club of America and the CARS Tour to develop the CARS eSport Tour and the Porsche Club of America Sim Racing Series. Podium eSports races are broadcast live on the Podium eSports Network, which can be found at twitch.tv/podiumesports. For more information, visit www.podiumesports.com.  

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