Leading racing esports squad Burst Esport has announced Salesforce consulting firm Nextview as its new lead sponsor and partner for the upcoming season.
The Danish team based in the city of Århus has drivers such as Jernej Simončič, Michi Hoyer and Jesper Pedersen on its roster and is currently competing in events including VCO Esports’ ERL Spring Cup and Formula SimRacing World Championship.
It also recently announced an expansion in events run on Assetto Corsa Competizione.
The news came at the recent Gamebox Festival in Herning’s the MCH Messecenter, where a Burst Cup competition for visitors also took place.
“You can compare Nextview to a Formula 1 team that is accelerating and growing fast. The world of esports is growing rapidly and for us, this is the moment to step into one of the leading sim racing teams in the world,” explained Nextview CEO Huub Waterval.
“With the partnership of Nextview we will be able to keep and attract talent to the team and are in a strong position to stay among the best sim racing teams in the world in the years to come,” added Fanny Posselt, CEO & Co-Owner at Burst Esport.
The privately-owned racing esports team will now look to build on a promising 2021 season that included a podium finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual.