The BMW SIM Racing Team is the new champion in the V10 R-League. In the Grand Final, Kevin Siggy, Alen Terzic and Michael Romanidis defeated the Aston Martin Cognizant Esports Team 2:1 to win the title for the first time at the second attempt. “We led the final 2:0, but it then got very close again. Fortunately, I was able to secure pole position in the all-important final race and just bring home the win. We have now won the title for BMW SIM Racing – that is awesome,” said Siggy, who was crowned ‘Driver of the Season’ after the final. As well as Siggy, Terzic and Romanidis, the BMW SIM Racing Team also included Felix Quirmbach.
The virtual racing series, which is held on the Assetto Corsa Competizione platform, sees three of the four team members go head-to-head, taking on the opposition in three different race formats. The car of choice is a Formula car, which has been developed specially for this racing series. The rounds leading up to the finale had already caused great excitement. Having trailed 0:2 in the quarter-final, the BMW SIM Racing Team launched an impressive fightback against the Yas Heat team to progress to the semi-final. Siggy, Romanidis and Terzic then defeated defending champions Team Redline 3:1 to earn their place in the Grand Final, in which they won the title. “Our semi-final victory over Redline was actually the biggest shock,” said Siggy. “Nobody expected that, and it was probably the key moment on the road to the title.”