Munich – For the second time since its premiere last year, the VCO Cup of Nations on the iRacing sim platform produced exciting virtual racing. After the competition’s debut in 2020, which featured professional Esports racers, this year saw eleven national teams consisting of real-world pros go head-to-head. After six races at various tracks and in completely different cars, Team Australia took victory with professional racers Matt Campbell, Nick Foster and Bart Horsten.
Munich – The Esports racing season only started recently but fans will not have to wait long for the next highlight: Together with Williams Esports and RaceSpot TV, the Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) is presenting the pro edition of the VCO Cup of Nations. The debut appearance of this unique Esports racing tournament thrilled fans on the iRacing simulation platform last year. Back in 2020, only Esports racers took part, but this time it will be the drivers from the real world of motor racing on the grid.
In 2021, VCO and iRacing will be cooperating on four Special Events as part of the VCO Grand Slam. 12h Sebring, 24h Nürburgring, Petit Le Mans and 10h Suzuka will be powered by the VCO. “Radio Le Mans” will be back on the virtual endurance circuit with VCO. VCO introduces a new photo archive: the […]
Munich – Biela Racing Team EURONICS remains in the victory lane in the 24H SERIES ESPORTS powered by VCO on iRacing. About a month after winning the 6 Hours of Silverstone, the team in the virtual #45 Audi R8 LMS GT3 also won the fourth race of the season, the 6 Hours of Monza. Stefan Hofbauer and Sven-Ole Haase prevailed against MSI eSports and Williams Esports after 197 laps. In the GT4 class, Team SRC Squadra Corse celebrated its fourth win in four races. In the TCR category, SimRC was defeated for the first time this season, coming third behind HM Engineering and Team Heusinkveld. In the Porsche class it was Aurys Racing Team who triumphed.
Munich – The sixth of eight races in the VCO ProSIM SERIES season is over – and the battle for the title in the individual standings is entering the critical stage. Having previously claimed two wins in a row, this time Joshua Rogers and Ayhancan Güven secured second place in the Championship Race on the Nürburgring Grand Prix circuit, defending their overall leads in the standings for the Esports racers and the real-world Pros. Meanwhile, Sebastian Job and Philipp Eng celebrated their first win of the season after a thrilling duel with Rogers and Güven. In the Fun Race on the ‘Sebring International Raceway’, victory went to Laurin Heinrich.
Munich – Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) is expanding its involvement in Esports racing and will feature prominently on Assetto Corsa Competizione platform in the future. ‘The Sim Grid x VCO World Cup’ comprises five races between April and October, with a prize purse of 20,000 US dollars. The championship is organised by The Sim Grid, with title partner VCO primarily offering support with communication and content creation for the GT series.
Munich – Joshua Rogers and Ayhancan Güven are on a roll. At the fifth event of the VCO ProSIM SERIES season, the duo celebrated a second consecutive ‘Championship Race’ win, their third of the season overall. At the virtual Snetterton circuit, the full points haul saw Rogers move into the lead in the overall standings for Esports racers. Güven is now tied on points with Laurin Heinrich at the top of the standings for real-world Pros. Simone Maria Marcenò and Phil Denes were in the lead for almost the entire race. However, a spin by Marcenò saw them finish second. Victory in the ‘Fun Race’ on the ‘Tsukuba Circuit’ went to Sebastian Job.
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.
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.
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.