Munich – With three wins, two second places, one third place and a gripping final, BMW Bank clinched the first championship title in the history of the Digital Nürburgring Endurance Series (DNLS) powered by VCO. In a VCO Victory Lane interview, Bruno Spengler, Kay Kaschube and Nils Koch talk about their successful season on the digital version of the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife, which spanned nine virtual races on the leading Esports racing platform iRacing.
München – Mit einem aufregenden Finale ist die erste Saison der Digitalen Nürburgring Langstrecken-Serie (DNLS) powered by VCO, ausgetragen auf der führenden Esports-Racing-Plattform iRacing, zu Ende gegangen. Im neunten Saisonlauf auf der digitalen Version der legendären Nürburgring-Nordschleife feierte das Team BMW Bank im virtuellen BMW Z4 GT3 beim MANN-FILTER 3h-Rennen den Titelgewinn. Auch in den Kategorien CUP2 und SP3T fielen die Titelentscheidungen erst im letzten Saisonrennen.
Munich – Erhan Jajovski proved unbeatable in the second of six race events in the rFactor 2 GT Pro Series powered by VCO at the virtual ‘Portland International Raceway’. The defending champion first secured pole position and then claimed a commanding victory in the sprint race. In the main race, he worked his way up gradually from tenth on the grid, moving into first place in a dramatic finish after a driving error from the previous leader, his R8G Esports team-mate Yuri Kasdorp, around two minutes from the end.
Munich – On Sunday, the 24H SERIES ESPORTS powered by VCO lived up to its reputation as one of the best endurance championships on the iRacing race simulation. At the maiden appearance for Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) as series partner, victory in the Imola season-opener went to Spanish team MSI eSports. After six hours, Alejandro Sánchez and Marc Perez in their Audi R8 LMS were nearly one and a half minutes ahead of their closest challenger from Williams Esports with drivers Martin Christensen, Arthur Lehouck and Dominik Staib. Dino Lombardi, Alessandro Bico und Matteo Ugolotti from the Leo Racing Team claimed third place. The results were even closer in the other classes.
Munich – The Virtual Competition Organization (VCO) will work together with Studio 397 and the sim racing platform rFactor 2, becoming the new title partner of the ‘rFactor 2 GT Pro Series powered by VCO’. Six racing events in this popular Esports racing series are on the programme between mid-October and the end of December 2020. The related GT Challenge Series will also be “powered by VCO” for Season 2.
Munich – Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) will cooperate with Dutch race organiser Creventic BV in the future. Together, the two partners will present the 24H SERIES ESPORTS powered by VCO. Between October 2020 and April 2021, six race events are scheduled in the series, which made its debut this year and arose from the renowned NEO Endurance Series.
Munich – Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) is taking its involvement in Esports racing up a gear, launching the company’s first racing series: the VCO ProSIM SERIES. The maiden season of this innovative championship on the iRacing platform will be held between November 2020 and February 2021. Well-known professionals from real motorsport – including Formula E champion António Félix da Costa, Rubens Barrichello and Timo Glock – will each form a team with one rapid Esports racer. Together, they will compete for a total prize purse of 50,000 US dollars over the course of eight events.
Munich – The winners of the ‘VCO Cup of Nations for UNICEF, presented by Acronis’ come from Germany. In a finale that provided excitement up to the final lap, Maximilian Benecke, Jonas Wallmeier, Alexander Thiebe and Patrik Holzmann prevailed against teams from France and Italy. The quartet completed four final races with 498 points, just six ahead of the French team. Benecke, Wallmeier, Thiebe and Holzmann receive £4,000 in prize money. The French team in second place split £2,000, while the Italians in third place will take home £1,000. Donations for UNICEF were also collected over the course of the two tournament days. On the VCO Vimeo account, you will find ready-to-use video footage from the final day. Just click here: v-c-o.info/CoNFootage.
Munich – The ‘VCO Cup of Nations for UNICEF, presented by Arconis’ delivered the expected thrills – and action aplenty – on Saturday. During three preliminary races and a ‘last chance’ qualifying race, 64 drivers from 16 nations battled for the ten final-day starting places up for grabs. The pairings for the knockout round promise to deliver top-class Esports racing from 18:00 on Sunday as the drivers strive to claim the £7,500 prize money for the top three nations. On the VCO Vimeo account, you will find ready-to-use video footage from Saturday. Just click here: https://v-c-o.info/CoNFootageSaturday.