Barbulescu, Patrik

Patrik Barbulescu is working as a performance engineer at ABT Sportsline. He was born in Rumania, is Hungarian but living in Vöhringen in Germany. He always wanted to be a racing driver but as the could not happen he decided to do the next best thing and pursue a career in motorsport engineering. Besides that […]

Ottaviani, Alessandro

Italian Alessandro Ottaviani from the Latium region has joined World eX for Season 7. He has been passionate about motorsport since he was a child. His passion led him to become a professional sim racer in teams such as R8G Esports, Fordzilla and Veloce Esports and to work as sim racing coach. He tried to […]

Maassen, Andy

As an esports entrepreneur and founder of Sim Formula Europe Andy Maassen was involved in World eX right from the word go supplying the virtual Maastricht city-street circuit. He is a consultant for the esports business (particularly sim racing) and successfully runs a sim racing expo at his hometown Maastricht. He loves sim racing but […]

van Bergen, Jurgen

After four years of working in consulting, Dutch Jurgen van Bergen got the opportunity to chase his dream: a full time job in his hobby, the world of sim racing. He has been actively managing high performance sim racing teams on the rFactor 2 platform and beyond since 2020. The Head of Esports at Race […]

Houffelar, Yvonne

Yvonne Houffelaar is from the Netherlands but living in Austria. She has a huge passion for racing. Yvonne started karting when she was 7 years old but had to stop when she was 15 when her disability got worse. Sim racing allows her to continue living her passion. Yvonne is a community manager for Init […]

Wippermann, Jens

Jens Wippermann is the managing director of the German agency punktEins. Until 1999, Wippermann was behind the wheel in various junior racing series, before becoming an instructor and later an event manager. Since his childhood he has been fascinated by sim racing. He still owns his first simulator, a Tomy Racing Cockpit. World eX reunited […]

Wiese, Jarno

Jarno Wiese is a 15-year-old kart driver from Büttelborn, Germany. He is a friend of Lukas Wippermann, son of World eX regular Jens Wippermann. He joined RCCO World eX in 2023 and sensationally almost beat Devin Braune in his debut race at the season-opener in Bahrain before a disconnect led to a DNF. Wiese loves […]

Walter, Steffen

Steffen Walter is a software developer, IT consultant and team leader at trivago. He is passionate about motorsport and sustainability. He tries to use as many bamboo products as possible. He started sim racing with Gran Turismo and later Grand Prix 3 and is back after a break since 2020. He is an important member […]

Trundley, Bobby

Bobby Trundley is an award winning, autistic racing driver with Team BRIT who was introduced to World eX by his former teammate and World eX regular Chris Overend. He is passionate about Team BRIT and share their values. They are on the path to racing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, a dream he […]

Spiezia, Ellis

Young American racer Ellis Spiezia calls himself an “electric renegade” and is blazing an unconventional trail. He sees himself as an all-electric racer and ambassador for electric motorsport, with a clear goal of breaking into Formula E or other top-level electric racing series. In 2023, he finished third in the electric NXT Gen Cup in […]