VCO News

BIELA RACING TEAM EURONICS WINS 6H SILVERSTONE IN THE 24H SERIES ESPORTS POWERED BY VCO

Munich – Lukas Jestädt and Sven-Ole Haase from Biela Racing Team EURONICS have won the 6 Hours of Silverstone, the third race of the season in the 24H SERIES ESPORTS powered by VCO. After a dominant display, the duo in the virtual Audi R8 LMS GT3 finished 17 seconds ahead of the LEO RACING TEAM and 55 seconds in front of RaceKraft Esports in second and third positions. In the other classes, victories were claimed by Inertia SimRacing EuroRC.com, SRC Squadra Corse and SimRC.

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SECOND WIN OF THE SEASON FOR ROGERS/GÜVEN IN FOURTH ‘CHAMPIONSHIP RACE’ OF THE VCO PROSIM SERIES

Munich – Second victory in four races: Joshua Rogers and Ayhancan Güven dominated the ‘Championship Race’ to claim their second win of the season at round four of the VCO ProSIM SERIES, which took place at the virtual Interlagos circuit. Graham Carroll and Laurin Heinrich defended their overall lead in the standings for Esports Racers and Real-World Pros, courtesy of an impressive fightback, which saw them battle to fifth place from 20th on the grid. The ‘Fun Race’ on the virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval ended with a dramatic photo finish and victory for Louis Delétraz.

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FIRST ESPORTS RACING HIGHLIGHT OF 2021: ROMAIN GROSJEAN CELEBRATES COMEBACK IN THE VCO PROSIM SERIES

Munich – 2021 is just one day old – and we already have the first Esports racing highlight in the VCO ProSIM SERIES. At the fourth event of the race series organised by Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO), it is the professionals from the real world of motorsport who are starting things off. The ‘Championship Race’ will feature two-driver teams consisting of Esports racers and real-world Pros battling for victory. Prize money totalling 50,000 US dollars will be on offer in the VCO ProSIM SERIES. The VCO community is especially looking forward to the return of Romain Grosjean.

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VCO SIMMY AWARDS presented in 11 categories: Opmeer and Verstappen win drivers’ SIMMYS, Broadbent is elected to the Hall of Fame

Munich – The winners of the inaugural VCO SIMMY AWARDS have been named. In the online award ceremony broadcast on Boxing Day (available on YouTube HERE), the winners were chosen in a total of eleven categories. Ahead of the event, Esports racing fans around the world had the opportunity to participate in an online voting for their favourites. The results were rounded off by votes from the well-known members of an expert jury. Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) is donating 1,000 Euro to good causes on behalf of each of the prize winners.

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THE VCO SIMMY AWARDS – THE CHRISTMAS HIGHLIGHT FOR ESPORTS RACING

Munich – The countdown has begun to the first VCO SIMMY AWARDS. On 26th December (from 20:00 HERE on YouTube), Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) will honour influential personalities, teams, platforms and brands from the world of Esports racing in eleven categories and review the year 2020 together with the winners. Host Ben Constanduros will be your guide through the 90-minute programme. For each category, VCO will donate 1,000 euros to an organisation chosen by the individual winners.

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JAJOVSKI WINS TITLE IN THE RFACTOR 2 GT PRO SERIES POWERED BY VCO – SIGGY DOMINATES FINALE

Munich – Dramatic finish at the season finale of the rFactor 2 GT Pro Series powered by VCO as R8G Esports driver Erhan Jajovski overcame heavy rain and a mass pile-up involving his team-mates in the two races at Spa-Francorchamps to repeat his title win from the first season. Two fourth-place finishes in the sprint race and the main race were all he needed. The driver of the day was Kevin Siggy. The Team Redline driver won the sprint race from pole position and then triumphed in the turbulent main race after starting tenth on the grid. These were his first wins of the season, and the first for the BMW M6 GT3.

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CARROLL AND HEINRICH CLAIM VICTORY AT THE THIRD EVENT OF THE VCO PROSIM SERIES

München – Graham Carroll and Laurin Heinrich have celebrated their first win of the season in the ‘Championship Race’ at the third event of the VCO ProSIM SERIES organised by the Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO). The result moves Heinrichinto the lead in the overall standings for real-world Pros, while Carroll tops the championship for Esports racers. Previous leader Maximilian Benecke and Lorenzo Colombo were first to cross the finish line but received a retrospective 20-second time penalty due to a rule infringement during the pit stop. The ‘Fun Race’ this time took place in the Dallara iR-01 formula car, recently developed by iRacing. Patrik Holzmann claimed victory on the circuit at Spa-Francorchamps.

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PRESS CONFERENCE WITH FLÖRSCH AND ROGERS AHEAD OF THIRD EVENT IN THE VCO PROSIM SERIES

Munich – The countdown to the third event in the VCO ProSIM SERIES started with the virtual press conference in the VCO Esports Paddock on Tuesday. Facing the journalists this time were real-world pro Sophia Flörsch, who is set to make her debut in the first race series organised by VCO, and Esports racer Joshua Rogers, winner of the race a fortnight ago. The ‘VCO Track Voting’ on the Twitter channel of Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) will once again decide the circuit, at which a total of 88 drivers from both racing worlds will compete this evening. Voting closes at 18:00. The choice is between Long Beach, Spa-Francorchamps, Suzuka and Road America. Prior to that, the Esports racers will go head to head at the wheel of the virtual Dallara iR-01 in the ‘Fun Race’ at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.

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SOPHIA FLÖRSCH RACES FOR SIFAT IN THE VCO PROSIM SERIES – VCO PRESS CONFERENCE AT 17:30

Munich – Prominent addition to the real-world pros in the VCO ProSIM SERIES. Formula 3 driver Sophia Flörsch is set to make her debut at the third event of the race series run by Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO). The German driver will compete alongside SiFaT Performance driver Jan Wenninger on Wednesday (LIVE on YouTube from 20:00). In an interview, the 20-year-old discusses the differences and similarities between the virtual and real racing worlds, and explains why the fun continues away from the track in Esports racing.

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JORDAN AND JAJOVSKI WIN INDY RACES IN THE RFACTOR 2 GT PRO SERIES POWERED BY VCO

Munich – The fifth of six race events in the rFactor 2 GT Pro Series powered by VCO at the virtual ‘Indianapolis Motor Speedway’ provided some spectacular action in the sprint race and the main race. Overall leader Erhan Jajovski claimed victory in the sprint race after an impressive overtaking manoeuvre on the final lap. Rain showers added to the excitement in the main race. However, Dennis Jordan refused to let himself be distracted and claimed his first win of the season.

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