Virtuality meets reality: SimRacing Expo and Porsche kick-off cooperation

Virtuality meets reality: SimRacing Expo and Porsche kick-off cooperation

17.08.2017: For the SimRacing Expo, taking place September 16 and 17 this year at Nürburging, the ADAC, being the promoter of the tradeshow for virtual motorsport




For the SimRacing Expo, taking place September 16 and 17 this year at Nürburging, the ADAC, being the promoter of the tradeshow for virtual motorsport, and German automobile manufacturer Porsche walk side by side.



With their cooperation the partners join forces and increase the popularity of Simracing even more. Moreover, the promoter managed to win over one of the most successful brands in racing. Marc Hennerici, Promoter and Head of the SimRacing Expo, states:



 „We are currently experiencing a real boom in e-sports, that also has a huge impact on real motorsport. Today hardly any professional young race driver can go without simulation when preparing for races.  



That’s why we are highly delighted to have found the best possible partner for the SimRacing Expo in Porsche, since they are a worlwide renowned brand with a long tradition in motorsport.




We also take Porsche’s interest in our event as a very positive sign for how close race simulation is to reality. Through the cooperation with Porsche we will reach a broader public in the future and can raise the interest towards SimRacing even more.“




About SimRacing Expo



The annual tradeshow for virtual motorsport invites racing fans to get first-hand experience about the latest trends and software as well as hardware features and to experience eSport from closest proximity. at Nürburgring. Additionally to the ADAC SimRacing Trophy, a competition for single players, the SimRacing Expo also organizes the team competition GT500.



 With those two formats the world‘s best simracing athletes come to Nürburgring. Also present: the RCCO, with their electric-powered slot cars and RC (radio controlled) cars. Last year nearly 15,000 visitors attended.





Get more information here www.simracingexpo.de




-Lukas Eckenberger, photos SimRacing

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17.08.2017 / MaP

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