SIMMSA Esports

SIMMSA Esports
SIMMSA Esports
Founding date 07 January 2015
Country Ae.png United Arab Emirates
Team manager De.png Peter Klawitter
Simulations iRacing
Assetto Corsa Competizione
Linford Motorsport
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SIMMSA was found in 2015 (07th of January 2015) by Peter Klawitter with the goal to help build, develop the SimRacing genre in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), making it more popular through competitions for the region and motivating regional fans and talents to participate online on various platforms and sim titles.
SIMMSA provides professional consulting services for SimRacing in the MENA region and globally.

  • 2018, SIMMSA managed the McLaren Shadow Project Middle East which was expanded to include North Africa too.
  • 2019, McLaren Shadow Project MENA was also contracted to SIMMSA.
  • 2018, Dubai 24H Series, Simulator Hosting and Support with RacingFuel Academy at Sorg Rennsport
  • 2017-2018, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Simulator Maintenance & Support
  • 2017-2018, Dubai Autodrome Simulator Maintenance & Support

Peter Klawitter was the Marketing Manager for the International Sim Racing Federation 2018-2019, Business Development Manager for RaceDepartment 2018-2019 and Team Principal for MRS E-Racing (Molitor Racing Systems GmbH) in 2019.
SIMMSA has sponsored SimRacing series in the past and is currently sponsoring active series.

  • 2018, iRacing, 6 Hours of the Glen
  • 2018, iRacing, Sim Racers Asia (SRA), GTE Series
  • 2018-2019, iRacing, Precision Racing League (PRL), GTE Sportscar Series
  • 2019-2020, iRacing, Precision Racing League (PRL), GTE Sportscar Series and Indy Pro 2000 Elite Series
  • 2020-2021, iRacing, Precision Racing League (PRL), LMP2 Le Mans Series and GT3 Sprint Series

Since 2017 SIMMSA has been building their SimRacing team(s) to compete on a global level, in different sim titles and across various platforms.
In the summer of 2019, SIMMSA absorbed the Simplex Racing team, and the team was at this time renamed to SIMMSA Esports.

  • 2020, 1st of August, new website SIMMSA Esports launched.

SIMMSA Esports

Driver roster

Active drivers


Name Join date Series
Sk.png Adam Pilo 09/2020
De.png Aron Engel 05/2020
Gb.png Barry Morrison 08/2019
De.png Burkhard Maring 10/2020
At.png Ae.png Christopher Zoechling 06/2019 Christopher Zöchling
Nz.png David Sanford 09/2020
Gb.png Ae.png Ed Jones 12/2019 Ed Jones
At.png Fabian Hackl 02/2020
Gb.png Grant Henderson 12/2019
Lt.png Gustas Grinbergas 07/2020 Gustas Grinbergas
Se.png Henric Skoog 03/2020 Henric Skoog
Nl.png Jacky Lotterman 10/2020
Lb.png Jamal Ghandour 01/2016
Gb.png James King 05/2019
De.png Julian Reinhart 04/2020
Ae.png Keanu Al Azhari 04/2020
Ch.png Lars Baumeler 10/2020
De.png Leon Koehler 01/2020 Leon Koehler
Gb.png Lewis Goodway 02/2019
De.png Luca Trunk 04/2020
De.png Matthias Sowa 09/2020
Gb.png Mike Davies 02/2019
Au.png Nick Foster 02/2020 Nick Foster
De.png Am.png Peter Klawitter 01/2015 SIMMSA
Ca.png Ae.png Ramez Azzam 11/2019
Us.png Riley Thompson 03/2020 Riley Thompson
Ma.png Fr.png Riyane El Mouslih 01/2020
Ro.png Roberte Eduard 10/2020
De.png Sasha Lind 09/2020
Gb.png Scott Brazier 02/2019
Ma.png Ca.png Taha Malih 01/2020
Fi.png Teemu Toikka 02/2019
De.png Tim Brzeske 02/2020
Be.png Tim Greven 03/2020
Fi.png Toni Reunanen 20/2020


Name Join date Series
De.png Andreas Schmich 06/2019
De.png Armin Binder 06/2019
At.png Gerhard Lindauer 06/2019
De.png Oliver Ernst 06/2019

AC, ACC and AMS2

Name Join date Series
Nz.png Grant Crow 01/2016
Eg.png Haitham Abdelkader 09/2019

Former drivers

Name Join date Leave date New team
Us.png Alex Trainor 05/2019 04/2020 Mivano Racing
Lu.png Dylan Pereira 06/2019 03/2020 SimRC
Gb.png Fraser Williamson 02/2019 04/2020 Mivano Racing
Us.png Javon Turman 08/2019 10/2020
At.png Laurenz Forstenpointner 05/2020 07/2020
De.png Marius Avemarg 05/2020 07/2020
De.png Max Baumgartl 05/2020 07/2020
Ch.png Michael Koenig 06/2020 07/2020
De.png Nick Westphal 06/2019 05/2020
De.png SimSepp 08/2019 12/2019
Us.png Tyler Hervias 02/2019 07/2020

Tech/ IT Manager

Name Join date
De.png Michael Eisele 06/2019

Team results

Sports Car Open

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Season Team No. Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pos Points
2019-2020 SIMMSA Esports LMP2 69 Us.png Alex Trainor 3 2 2 2 4 2 2nd 109
Gb.png Fraser Williamson
Ca.png Ramez Azzam
SIMMSA Esports GTE 146 Gb.png Barry Morrison 17 15 8 13 11 13 13th 20
Gb.png Lewis Goodway
Us.png Tyler Hervias
Lu.png Dylan Pereira

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Season Team No. Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Pos Points
2020-2021 SIMMSA Esports LMP2 66 Ca.png Ramez Azzam 15th 1
Lt.png Gustas Grinbergas
Be.png Tim Greven

Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Season Driver 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pos Points
2020 Fi.png Teemu Toikka 25 104th 1

24H Series Esports

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Season Team No. Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pos Points
2020-2021 SIMMSA Esports TCR 174 Fi.png Teemu Toikka
De.png Julian Reinhart

Virtual 24H Series

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Season Team No. Drivers 1 2 3 4 Pos Points
2020 SIMMSA Esports GT3 66 At.png Christopher Zoechling 3rd 23rd/ DNF 5th
Gb.png Lewis Goodway
Lt.png Gustas Grinbergas
Gb.png Michael Davies
Au.png Nick Foster
De.png Peter Klawitter
Ca.png Ramez Azzam
fun-M Motorsport with SIMMSA Esports GT3 67 At.png Fabian Hackl 5th 14th 10th
Nz.png Grant Crow
De.png Julian Reinhart
De.png Luca Trunk
De.png Tim Brzeske
De.png Simon Klemund
SIMMSA Esports GT4 466 Fi.png Teemu Toikka n/a 2nd 2nd
Be.png Tim Greven
Us.png Riley Thompson