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.
Munich – Thrilling and incident-packed Esports racing was on offer during the opening hours of the iRacing 24h Spa-Francorchamps powered by VCO. In the top split, Joshua Rogers, Joni Takanen and Mack Bakkum of the VRS Coanda Simsport team are in the lead after the first four hours having been at the front consistently since starting from pole position. However, the Redline Blue team of Maximilian Benecke, Christopher Dambietz and Jonas Wallmeier was hot on their heels as night fell.
Munich – Esports racing or ‘real-world’ motorsport? Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) and its new partner Buttler-Pal Motorsport have a very clear answer: both! As a pure sim team, team principal René Buttler and his crew are eager to cause a stir in the Rundstrecken Challenge Nürburgring (RCN) in 2020. Well-known sim stars like Jimmy Broadbent and Dave Gaming are fulfilling their dream of racing at the legendary Nordschleife in the real world with the Buttler-Pal Motorsport team.
Munich – Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) and Williams Esports are exploring new horizons together: In the ‘VCO Cup of Nations for UNICEF, presented by Arconis’, 64 drivers from 16 countries will do battle for the Esports racing crown in an exciting tournament format. On 25th and 26th July 2020, the iRacing platform will be the arena for this unique battle of the countries. RaceSpot will host and broadcast the event. The top-three driver quartets will be rewarded with a total prize fund of £7,500.
Munich – From pole position to a great victory: Team Redline LMP1 and drivers, Dominik Färber, Tom Michelmore, Patrick Wolf and Matt Farrow, are the winners of the 2020 iRacing 24h Le Mans powered by VCO. In the VCO Victory Lane interview, the quartet speaks about the meaning of this triumph, the key to success and the challenges during the 24-hour endurance classic. The four drivers also explain why Team Redline is such a strong outfit and are looking forward to the rest of the season.