Martin Štefanko behind the wheel of Effective Racing’s Formula Renault 2.0 car!

The 2017 season might seem to be over, but there is still a lot to do for Virtual GP’s organisers. Luckily, it’s all about more exciting things now, like handing over the prizes. And the first one goes to our new champion of Thrustmaster Virtual GP – Martin Štefanko, the Republic of Gamers driver. He was given a test drive in a Formula Renault 2.0 car of Effective Racing at Autodrom Most, Czech Republic. How did our new champ handle 200 bhp? Let’s take a look!


Smidl dominant in Malaysia

Big Shock driver Michal Smidl made up for lost time as he took a dominant win in Malaysia. He came home 15.7 seconds ahead of second placed title rival Martin Stefanko with Jaroslav Honzik completing the podium in the latest Thrustmaster Virtual GP round.

Championship leader Šmídl: “This season is the best one so far”

The 2017 Thrustmaster Virtual GP season is currently enjoying a summer break, after 8 races out of 12. That means it is probably a good time to take a look at what has happened so far and get ready for the grand finale. Let’s start with the current championship leader and two-time Virtual GP champion, Michal Šmídl from Big Shock. What does he think about his season so far? And what else has he been doing this year? All that and much more, including how it feels to be a part of a famous professional sim racing team, you can find all the answers in this interview.

The visit of WTF1 to the Thrustmaster Virtual GP studio

We had some very special guests in the Thrustmaster Virtual GP studio over the course of the British round of this season’s championship. WTF1 travelled to the Czech Republic with VGP commentator Matt Gallagher coming to commentate live in a special one-off occurrence. While they were here they were also filming behind the scenes and giving people an insight into how our operation works.