VCO ProSIM Series round 3 press conference with Floersch and Rodgers

VCO ProSIM Series round 3 press conference with Floersch and Rodgers

16.12.2020: • Real-world pro Sophia Flörsch and Esports racer Joshua Rogers (Coanda Simsport) attended the virtual press conference ahead of the third event in the VCO ProSIM SERIES.

• Real-world pro Sophia Flörsch and Esports racer Joshua Rogers (Coanda Simsport) attended the virtual press conference ahead of the third event in the VCO ProSIM SERIES.


• 88 drivers from the real and virtual worlds of motor racing will compete in the ‘Championship Race’ this evening (20:00 LIVE on YouTube). Prior to this, the Esports racers will do battle for points and positions in the ‘Fun Race’.


• ‘VCO Track Voting’ open until 18:00 on the VCO Twitter channel.
 

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.
 




Quotes ahead of the third event in the VCO ProSIM SERIES:

 


Sophia Flörsch:
“I am delighted to be racing for SiFaT in the VCO ProsIM SERIES. The last time I drove the real Dallara F3 was in 2018, and I have to say that iRacing has done a very good job of making the car as realistic as possible. I have also driven the car at circuits like Spa-Francorchamps in real life, but have never been to Suzuka or Long Beach. In real racing, it has been my goal for years to make it into Formula 1.


I am still a few steps away, but I am working on it. As far as Esports racing is concerned, I have not set myself any definite goals. I only started Esports racing during the first lockdown in Germany. It is now winter, and here I am back again. I am looking forward to it, because it is great fun to race against drivers from the real world and against the extremely quick Esports racers.


I had hoped to see even more women involved in Esports racing. In real life, many younger girls do not even know that they can take part in motorsport. However, age does not play a role in Esports racing – and all you need is a simulator.”

 

Joshua Rogers (Coanda Simsport): “When I started out in motorsport at the age of 14, I did not think I would one day be a professional Esports racer. Nor did I think that Esports racing would become so big. It is great that VCO has launched a series like this, with real-world pros and Esports racers.


The real-world pros learn from us, just as we can learn from them. It is fantastic to be involved and to help continue to promote Esports racing. We have a lot of fun and the series is a breath of fresh air in the world of virtual racing. At the end of the day, we are all racing drivers and trying to do our very best.




There are a lot of things in real motor racing that can also be implemented in Esports racing. However, the virtual race world also gives us the opportunity to experiment and do things that are not usual in real races.”
 
 




ALEXANDER MEY  photos  @VCO-ESPORTS.COM

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/vco-prosim-series-conference-floersch-rodgers---217450.html

16.12.2020 / MaP

More News

"We came to win" Interview with Philipp Stephan, composer of the song for the VCO ProSim Series
01.12.2020
• In an interview, Philipp Stephan talks about “We came to win”, the song he composed for the VCO ProSIM SERIES.• The core of the series, bringing Esports racers and real-world pros together, comes through in the song.• Stephan: “Emotion can be conveyed like a wave through music.”   more >>
Güven and Rogers triumph at the second event of the VCO ProSim Series
26.11.2020
• Esports racer Joshua Rogers and real-world Pro Ayhancan Güven claim victory in the ‘Championship Race’ at the second event of the VCO ProSIM SERIES.• Güven and Team Redline driver Maximilian Benecke top the overall standings for the real-world Pros and the Esports racers.• Victory in the ‘Fun Race&rs more >>
Press conference ahead of 2nd VCO ProSIM Series with Benecke,Eng and Wickens
25.11.2020
• Esports racer Maximilian Benecke and real-world pros Philipp Eng and Robert Wickens took part in the virtual press conference before the second event of the new VCO ProSIM SERIES on iRacing.• On Wednesday at 20.00 CET, once again 92 entrants in 46 teams will take part in the second of eight events in total.• The drivers won&rsqu more >>
The hunt in the VCO ProSim Series goes on - Virtual press conference with Benecke, Eng and Wickens
24.11.2020
• Round two of the new Esports racing championship: ‘VCO Track Vote’ on VCO’s Twitter runs until two hours before the start of the livestream.• Fans can choose between Charlotte (Roval), Mount Panorama, Monza (Grand Prix) and Snetterton (300) more >>
Team Redline takes double win: Maximilian Benecke and Max Verstappen dominate season-opener in the VCO ProSIM Series
19.11.2020
• Esports racer Maximilian Benecke and real-world Pro Max Verstappen win the first ‘Championship Race’ in the VCO ProSIM SERIES.   • Team Redline duo tops the table after first of eight events, securing prize money of 1,000 U more >>
Press conference VCO ProSIM Series with Sebastian Job, Tony Kanaan and Romain Grosjean of the season-opener
18.11.2020
• Esports racer Sebastian Job and real-world Pros Romain Grosjean and Tony Kanaan discuss their expectations before the start of the first event in the new VCO ProSIM SERIES on iRacing.• At 20:00, 92 participants in 46 teams will compete in the first of a total of eight events.• The ‘Fun Race’ takes place on the circuit at Watkins Glen, more >>
The first season of the VCO ProSIM Series is about to start - schedule, entry list
17.11.2020
• 92 competitors in 46 teams will contest the first of eight events in the new VCO ProSIM SERIES on Wednesday.• Each team consists of one driver from real-world racing and one Esports racer. On Wednesday, Virtual Competitio more >>
VCO ProsSim Series - An interview with Timo Glock
16.11.2020
• Big interview with VCO Pro Ambassador Timo Glock.• Eager anticipation for the start of the VCO ProSIM SERIES on 18 November.• Glock looks back: Racing simulations have developed so much in recent years.   more >>
Top-class support behind the VCO ProSIM Series - Into season 1 with strong partner
13.11.2020
• High-class partners on board for start of VCO ProSIM SERIES on 18 November.• The approach of linking the world of real motorsport with Esports racing is also reflected in the choice of partners.• Fans of Esports racing can look forwar more >>
R8G Esports remains the team to beat in the RFactor 2 GT Pro Series powered by VCO
10.11.2020
• Erhan Jajovski celebrates his third consecutive win in the sprint race at the “VIRginia International Raceway”.• Team-mate Hany Alsabti makes it a perfect event for R8G Esports, winning the main race after a dramatic finale.• Jernej Simoncic (Burst Esport) and Kevin Siggy (Team Redline) claim their first podiums of t more >>
Real-world Pros and Esports racers from 23 nations from 44 pairings at the VCO ProSIM Series Draft
08.11.2020
  • Stars from Formula 1 and many other race series team up with the world’s best Esports racers to form duos in the VCO ProSIM SERIES. • Participants pick their team-mates in the three-day ‘Draft’.• more >>
Job, Rogers and many more: Top field of Esports racers in the VCO ProSIM Series
20.09.2020
• Esports racing stars representing their teams in the VCO ProSIM SERIES.• Field starting to take shape with two months to go before season-opener.• Sebastian Job: “I am always ready for a new challenge”.   more >>
Jimmy Broadbent joins the VCO ProSim Series and presents "Live from the Shed"
16.09.2020
• YouTube star Jimmy Broadbent to compete in all VCO ProSIM SERIES races with alternating team-mates.• Own talk show “LIVE FROM THE SHED” for the Englishman.• Broadbent: “I’m glad that I can be a part of it”.   more >>
Dates for Season I of the VCO ProSIM SERIES
09.09.2020
the VCO ProSIM SERIES: 29/30 October 2020: Open qualifying for the Esports racer places still to be taken. 3/4 November 2020: ‘Draft Qualifying’ to define the order of ‘Picks’ for th more >>
The VCO PROSIM Series promises plenty of action this winter :40 Pros, Esport racers, 1 goal
09.09.2020
• Professional drivers and Esports racers compete in teams of two for eight races, with a total prize purse of 50,000 US dollars.• ‘Back to roots’: all the competitors will drive Dallara F3 cars.• Félix da Costa: “We are going to have a lot of fun”.   more >>

Kategorien

2001-2022 automobilsport.com full copyright