SIMMSA Esports


SIMMSA Esports
SIMMSA Esports
Information
Founding date 07 January 2015
Country Ae.png United Arab Emirates
Team manager De.png Peter Klawitter
Simulations iRacing
rFactor2
Sponsors
Linford Motorsport
Links
Website32.png Facebook32.png Instagram32.png Twitter32.png Twitch32.png Youtube32.png

History

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
  • 2018-2021, iRacing, Precision Racing League (PRL), complete iRacing 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

Series participation

  • iRacing Special Events
  • BMW SIM GT Cup
  • SCO, Sports Car Open
  • 24H Series Esports
  • Winter GreenHELL (Winter VLN)
  • ERO, Endurance Series Online
  • GSR, GermanSimRacing Masters Sprint Series
  • Next Level E-Series Endurance Series
  • Apex Technologies LMP2 Championship
  • PRL Precision Racing League
  • DENSU Endurance Championship Series
  • SRA, Sim Racers Asia
  • RRVGT GTE Masters


Results

  • 2021, P1 [top split, 07:00AM GMT], Special Event, Sebring 12HR by VCO, BMW M4 GT3
  • 2021, P4 [split2, 12:00PM GMT], Special Event, Sebring 12HRg by VCO, Dallara P217 LMP2
  • 2021, P4 [split3, 12:00PM GMT], Special Event, Sebring 12HR by VCO, Lamborghini Huracan GT3 EVO
  • 2021, Drivers' and Team Championship Winner, PRL GT3 Sprint Series, Mercedes-AMG GT3
  • 2021, P1, Championship Winner, Winter GreenHELL, Gesamtstrecke VLN, Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport
  • 2021, P1 Overall Winner [split2], Special Event, Daytona 24HR, Dallara P217 LMP2
  • 2021, P5 [split5], Special Event, Daytona 24HR, BMW M4 GT3
  • 2020, Drivers' Championship Winner, PRL GT3 Sprint Series, Audi R8 LMS GT3
  • 2019-2020, P2 in Championship, Sports Car Open (SCO), HPD ARX 01c
  • 2020, P3 in Championship, ERO (Endurance Racing Online), Porsche 911 RSR GTE
  • 2020, P3 in Championship, DENSU ECS (Endurance Championship Series), Porsche 911 RSR GTE
  • 2020, P4 in Championship, Virtual 24H Series, Audi R8 LMS GT3
  • 2020, P2 in Championship, Virtual 24H Series, Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport
  • 2020, P20 in Championship, GSR Masters Sprint Series S2 (German Sim Racing), Audi R8 LMS GT3
  • 2020, P3, Special Event, Petit Le Mans (10H Road Atlanta) by VCO, Dallara P217 LMP2
  • 2020, P5, Special Event, 24H Spa by VCO, BMW Z4 GT3
  • 2020, P3, Special Event, H&R 24H Spa by Mühlner Motorsport, Dallara P217 LMP2
  • 2020, P6, Special Event, SCO 6 hours of the Glen, HPD ARX 01c
  • 2020, P8, Special Event, SCO Oak Tree 300 at VIR, Audi RS3 LMS TCR
  • 2020, P14, Special Event, SCO 1000 Miles of Interlagos, Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport


SIMMSA Esports

Driver roster

Active drivers

iRacing

Name Join date Series
De.png Alexander Walton 11/2020
Gb.png Barry Morrison 08/2019
De.png Burkhard Maring 10/2020
De.png Christopher Kindler 10/2020
At.png Ae.png Christopher Zoechling 06/2019 Christopher Zöchling
Br.png Diego Morales 12/2020
De.png Fabio Rauer 04/2021
Br.png Emmo Fittipaldi Jr. 01/2021
Lt.png Gustas Grinbergas 07/2020 Gustas Grinbergas
Ca.png Jeffrey Ooms 01/2021
Lb.png Jamal Ghandour 01/2016
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
Au.png Luke Banister 04/2021
Gb.png Mike Davies 02/2019
De.png Am.png Peter Klawitter 01/2015 SIMMSA
Ca.png Ae.png Ramez Azzam 11/2019
Ma.png Fr.png Riyane El Mouslih 01/2020
Ro.png Roberte Eduard 10/2020
Gb.png Scott Brazier 02/2019
De.png Simon Steffen 03/2021
De.png Tim Brzeske 02/2020
Fi.png Toni Reunanen 10/2020 Toni Reunanen

rFactor2

Name Join date Series
De.png Andreas Schmich 06/2019
De.png Armin Binder 06/2019
At.png Gerhard Lindauer 06/2019
Eg.png Haitham Abdelkader 09/2019
De.png Micael Carmone 01/2021
De.png Oliver Ernst 06/2019
De.png Sebastian Wunsch 11/2020

Inactive drivers

Name Join date
Nz.png Grant Crow 01/2016
Gb.png James King 05/2019

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 Ae.png Ed Jones 12/2019 04/2021
Gb.png Fraser Williamson 02/2019 04/2020 Mivano Racing
Se.png Henric Skoog 12/2019 12/2020
Au.png Nick Foster 02/2020 10/2020
De.png Nick Westphal 06/2019 05/2020
Gb.png Taylor Barnard 02/2021 04/2021 Williams Esports
Fi.png Teemu Toikka 02/2019 12/2020 Nexxus eSports
Be.png Tim Greven 12/2019 12/2020

Team results

Sports Car Open

(key)

Season Team No. Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 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
2020-2021 SIMMSA Esports LMP2 66 De.png Alexander Walton 15 5 9 11 10 16 4 9th 43
Lt.png Gustas Grinbergas
Ca.png Ramez Azzam

Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge

(key)

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

2021 BMW SIM GT Cup

(key)

Season Team No. Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 Pos Points
2021 S1 SIMMSA Esports 66 Lt.png Gustas Grinbergas DNS 22 DNS
De.png Peter Klawitter
Ro.png Roberte Eduard

24H Series Esports

(key)

Season Team No. Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pos Points
2020-2021 SIMMSA Esports TCR 174 At.png Christopher Zoechling 12 9 5 7 7 6 7 60
De.png Julian Reinhart
Gb.png Lewis Goodway
Gb.png Michael Davies
De.png Simon Steffen

Virtual 24H Series

(key)

Season Team No. Drivers 1 2 3 4 Pos Points
2020 SIMMSA Esports GT3 66 At.png Christopher Zoechling 3 23 5 5 4th 30
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 5 14 10
DNS
21st 8
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
DNE
2 2 6 2nd 42
Be.png Tim Greven
Us.png Riley Thompson

Winter GreenHELL

(key)

Season Team No. Drivers 1 2 3 4 Pos Points
2020-2021 SIMMSA Esports GT3 53 De.png Christopher Kindler 9 1 4 14 20.28
Lt.png Gustas Grinbergas
Ma.png Riyane El Mouslih
De.png Tim Brzeske
SIMMSA Esports GT4 247 Ch.png Lars Baumeler 1 1 1 1 1 38.88
Fi.png Toni Reunanen