All News: Niel Hekkens


NEO Endurance Series Season 3 Grid Gaining Momentum

September 27th, 2016 by Niel Hekkens

  The start of the NEO Endurance Series is less than a month away, and over 50 cars are vying to book their place in Season 3. Only 23 cars are confirmed on the Entry List, but with Pre-Qualifying underway, that number is set to rise. Firstly in Prototype VRS Coanda Simsport are back with the … Read the Rest »

Radicals Online Victorious at 6 Hours of Watkins Glen

December 24th, 2015 by Niel Hekkens

On December 20th the 6 Hours of Watkins Glen took place as the third round of NEO Endurance Series. The race weather was a record high of 33 degrees Celcius ambient and 53 degrees Celcius on track, so cars would naturally struggle to find grip on the 5,43 km track. Watkins Glen is a narrow … Read the Rest »

New Names Top the Battle of Austin

November 23rd, 2015 by Niel Hekkens

One month after the season opener at Sebring International Raceway, the paddock moved west to Austin, Texas, for round two of the NEO Endurance Series at Circuit of the Americas. On a sunny race day 41 teams used warm-up to make some final adjustments for the race. 6 hours of racing in partly cloudy conditions … Read the Rest »

Motorsport Safety Foundation Renews Partnership with NEO Endurance Series

June 25th, 2015 by

The first season of the NEO Endurance Series had a very special partner who is dedicated to improve the safety standards in real life racing. Today NEO Endurance is proud to announce it will extend its partnership with Motorsport Safety Foundation for another season of sim racing. In season 1 NEO donated the $160 to … Read the Rest »

Virtual and Real Race Control Meet

May 20th, 2015 by

NEO Endurance Series co-founder Niel Hekkens had the opportunity to talk with and observe race control of FIA WEC during the recent 6 Hours of Spa. Below you can read his experience in this blog post. After a great debut season of the NEO Endurance Series, we already started preparing for Season 2. Right now … Read the Rest »

Battles Until the End at Road Atlanta

April 27th, 2015 by

March 15th was the final day of the debut season of the NEO Endurance Series at Road-Atlanta. The championship was still open in all classes and it all came down to the final 6 hours of sim racing. This 4,09 km track is very short and narrow with not a lot of run-off areas. Road-Atlanta … Read the Rest »

Multiclass Ballet at Interlagos

March 3rd, 2015 by

On February 15th NEO held Round Four of the NEO Endurance Series at Autódromo José Carlos Pace, better known as Interlagos. With a couple of wide straights and a tight inner section, this track would be a big challenge for the drivers. And a big challenge it was. The first hours of the race was … Read the Rest »

Two in a Row for Coanda Simsport

January 29th, 2015 by

The first NEO Endurance Series race of 2015 was held at Belgium’s Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, one of the favorite tracks of (sim) racing fans and drivers. The 6 hours of Spa was the third round of the season and, again, competition was very close throughout the whole field, in all classes. Also the track is … Read the Rest »

NEO Endurance and Sim Racers Support MSF

January 15th, 2015 by

At the start of the season NEO Endurance announced a partnership with the Motorsport Safety Foundation (MSF). And now NEO is proud to announce the details of how we are supporting MSF and its mission to improve the safety standards on race tracks. What will NEO do? Every time teams want to change their driver … Read the Rest »

Coanda Simsport Rebounds at NES 6 Hours of COTA

January 5th, 2015 by

After a month the whole paddock went from the Sunshine State to the sunny Lone Star State for Round Two of the NEO Endurance Series at Circuit of the Americas in Austin (TX). During free practice sessions on Friday and Saturday it became clear this would be a tough race for all classes. COTA is … Read the Rest »