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Qualifying for the BenQ MOBIUZ Cup of Nations presented by VCO starts on Monday

The first of two Time Attack sessions runs from 11th to 13th October on iRacing. 25,000 US dollars in prize money up for grabs on 4th/5th December 2021. Wanted: The top four drivers from 16 nations.   Munich – With two months to go until the BenQ MOBIUZ Cup of Nations presented by VCO, all […]

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Unicorns of Love win final race in The Sim Grid x VCO World Cup – title goes to Simware.pro

Munich – ‘The Sim Grid x VCO World Cup’ champions have been confirmed. At the fifth and final endurance race on the Assetto Corsa Competizione sim platform, Egor Ogorodnikov, Yarolsav Shevyrtalov, Denis Grabovskii and Alexander Smolyar secured the title for the Russian Simware.pro team.

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Triple in Road Atlanta: Redline wins all three classes in iRacing Petit Le Mans powered by VCO

Munich – Team Redline gave a dominant performance in all respects at the third out of four VCO Grand Slam events of the year at Road Atlanta. At iRacing Petit Le Mans powered by VCO, the team led by Dom Duhan celebrated successes in all three categories. Overall victory and triumph in the LMP2 class went to Shane van Gisbergen and Dominik Hofmann, who completed a total of 503 laps in the #28 Dallara prototype.

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ERWC I to open VCO’s new Esports Racing League (ERL) and the search for the best team in the world

Munich – The Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) announced its plans for a new top class in international Esports racing on Saturday. CEO Florian Haasper introduced the new Esports Racing League (ERL) at the ADAC SimRacing Expo. Starting in 2022, this is to be hosted on the three sim platforms iRacing, Assetto Corsa Competizione and rFactor 2. The Esports Racing World Cup (ERWC), announced in spring by the VCO, will be the highlight of the season. Initially, 30 teams will be invited to battle for 50,000 US dollars and the title of ‘Best Esports racing team in the World’, from 28th to 30th January 2022. The same sum of prize money will then be on offer throughout the rest of the ERL season. RaceSpot TV and ‘The Sim Grid’ will support the project as key partners.

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Successful format returns: second edition of the VCO ProSIM SERIES to start in November

Munich – After making such a successful start last year, the VCO ProSIM SERIES is heading into its second season. This Esports racing championship, organised by the Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO), features Esports racers and real-world racing drivers teaming up at four events to battle for prize money of 25,000 US dollars. The series starts on 2nd November 2021. There will be three further events that will take place on Tuesdays on iRacing, the leading sim platform. The VCO and RaceSpot TV will again be working together closely on the live broadcasts.

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Virtual battle of nations: the world’s best Esports racers will be competing for the ‘Cup of Nations’ again in December

Munich – The Esports racing tournament of nations is back. On 4th and 5th December, some of the world’s best Esports racers will compete against one another in the BenQ MOBIUZ Cup of Nations presented by VCO on iRacing, the leading sim platform, battling for prize money of 25,000 US dollars. The tournament format and the large variety of circuits and cars again promise to deliver a variety of exciting virtual races.

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ESPORTS RACING ‘FACE TO FACE’: VCO TO BE ADAC SIMRACING EXPO PARTNER, PRESENTING SPECIAL EDITION OF THE VCO SIMMY AWARDS

Munich – This weekend (17th-19th September), the Esports racing world will be focussing on the ADAC SimRacing Expo at the Nürburgring. The Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) will be there in a partner capacity, with CEO Florian Haasper on stage on Saturday to provide insights into some exciting upcoming VCO projects. The partnership will also focus on presenting a special edition of the VCO SIMMY AWARDS in five categories tailored specifically to the ADAC SimRacing Expo.

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Triumph at the 12 Hours of Kyalami – Simracing Masterclass victorious in the fourth race of The Sim Grid x VCO World Cup

Fourth race, fourth winner. On the Assetto Corsa Competizione platform in Kyalami, Zaahir Essa, Basheer Jadwat and Amir Hosseini from the Simracing Masterclass team secured victory in the penultimate race of the The Sim Grid x VCO World Cup season in the #777 Bentley Continental GT3.

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VCO and IVRA to collaborate on a broad basis in Esports racing going forward

Partnership with IVRA gives VCO an even broader presence on iRacing. IVRA covers the whole spectrum of the community with various race series. Florian Haasper: “Part of the philosophy of VCO is to be very close to the heart of the community – and the collaboration with IVRA is the perfect foundation for this.” Munich […]

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Dramatic finale at Spa-Francorchamps – LADA Sport ROSNEFT wins race two of ‘The Sim Grid x VCO World Cup’

Munich – Up until 30 minutes from the finish, Killian Ryan-Meenan, Michael Kundakcioglu, Michael Tauscher and Maciej Malinowski of the SideMax Motorworks – JLO team looked odds-on to win the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps – race two of this season’s ‘The Sim Grid x VCO World Cup’ on the Assetto Corsa Competizione platform. However, they were then hampered by a technical issue with their internet connection. Egor Ogorodnikov, Grigory Ivanov, Denis Grabovskii and Kirill Antonov from the LADA Sport ROSNEFT team were the main beneficiaries, taking the lead and going on to claim an unexpected victory in their virtual Aston Martin Vantage. Second and third place also went to Unicorns of Love and Racing Line Motorsport, also in Aston Martins.

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