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Satellite Racing First To Enter Monza 12-Hours

Only hours after making the event official, Satellite racing entered two GT3 cars into the race, taking two of the initial 10 GT3 spots available.

Car #64 will be piloted by Jimi Nisula, Henri Sinik, Liam Rance, and James Dziuba, while car #65 will be directed around the course in the hands of Ryan Nash, Nello Pastorino, Juan Amaya, and Tom Kapusta.

These are two very strong driver lineups almost identical to the drivers that finished 1-2 in the latest EEWC race at the Nürburgring. And on top, they did force the until then season perfect Varga SimRacing so hard they ended up making uncharacteristic mistakes, in a car that according to the Satellite Racing drivers was slower than the Oreca LMP2 car of Varga. Now, whether the slower part is actually true, we will let the viewers and readers decide.

Satellite Racing is a team that perhaps resembles the dreams of all sim racers the best: To get discovered and have a career in real-life racing. But with the esports racing scene taking off like it did in the last year, maybe that is no longer the dream for many? Maybe just racing in sim racing is enough to make a decent career? We at GTR24H are certainly doing our best to make that a reality. Either way, Satellite Racing races both virtual and real cars. And they actually have an 81.82 % win rate and 91% pole position rate in the series they race in the real world. And they are branching to karting, rallycross, touring cars and sports prototypes.

It’s going to be really enjoyable to see the team perform at Monza.

Visit the Satellite Racing Facebook page or Instagram profile you may even want to pay a visit to their website

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Are you thinking of entering a team? You will find relevant information and a link to the application form here https://gtr24h.org/event/monza-12-hours-special-event-race/

About The Author

Peter Munkholm
When John Nielsen won Le Mans 24-Hours in 1990, Peter was hooked with motorsports. He started sim racing on his uncles PC with Formula One Grand Prix by Geoff Crammond in 1992. Then progressed through IndyCar Simulator and IndyCar Simulator 2 on his Amiga 500+. When he bought his own PC in 1994 and a Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback Pro Joystick he was already deeply in love with sim racing. His first skirmish with light modding was a Pernod Anis blue, white, and red skin for IndyCar Racing 2. He was hooked! But sim racing really kicked off for Peter with Sports Car GT in 1999. And with internet access and what felt like an ocean of mods. Sports Car GT and the F1 simulators with endurance racing mods swallowed most of his spare time. Then the GTR mod for F1 2003 arrived on the scene, from some Swedish dudes who called themselves SIMBIN. That would change everything! Right about then was also when Logitech steering wheels reach a state of useful. So when the GTR game officially released Peter bought a Formula Force GP wheel the same day, went home and founded the Danish Grand Touring League (DGTL). In 2006 the first LAN event was held. This became GTR24H in 2007. As they say. The rest is history!
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12-hours of Monza Special EventProsim to enter 12 hours of Monza