Calling all VIPs, start your engines and get ready to race because PartyPoker is holding two races this month with 100 Apple gadgets, cash prizes, and 16 Oktoberfest packages up for grabs.

Two separate races means you have double the chances to enjoy a nice cold beer at the world's largest festival.

Race details:
• Race 1 - August 12 (06:00 GMT) - August 21 (05:59 GMT)
• Race 2 - August 22 (06:00 GMT) - August 31 (05:59 GMT)

What can I win?
In order to take part, you must opt in to the two VIP races through PartyPoker. In each race, you can boost your position by collecting more PartyPoints. The higher you rank, the better your prize.

* The Super Gadget Freeroll will take place on September 4 for more chances to claim Oktoberfest packages and Apple products.

Each Oktoberfest Package includes:
• Two night’s accommodation, with breakfast, at the five-star Le Meridien hotel in Munich for the winner and a guest
• Dinner and poker tournament at the Olympic Tower restaurant
• Choice of various daytime activities
• Dinner and drinks in an exclusive box at the Hippodrom Oktoberfest tent
• Reserved area and drinks in P1 night club
• All transportation over the weekend
• $600 spending money
• Exclusive VIP hospitality provided by our expert events team, on hand and available to you throughout your trip

Are you going to participate? How are you doing in the race so far? Here's the place to discuss the races with fellow PokerStrategists.