Team SoloMid has announced their venture in simulation racing with a partnership with an iRacing Esports Org William Byron Esports.
The 2021 season saw Ottinger is currently climbing to 14th place after four races, with 59 total points. His first race under the TSM banner will be on Richmond Raceway on 13th April 2021. He hopes for another successful season after becoming the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series champion in 2020.
“TSM shares a vision of being competitive and wanting to win. I could not pass up on teaming up with one of the most decorated esports brands like TSM,” said Ottinger. “I have many goals that I want to achieve with TSM as a driver. Being the first sim-racer to join the TSM family is a major accomplishment and just the first step. We are here to win races and showcase just how cool and interesting sim racing can be.”
“Nick Ottinger is hands down one of the best choices to be the first eRacing athlete to join TSM,” said Jim Hoey, head of eRacing at Logitech G. “Nick was a driving force last season, taking the championship in the only way he knows how with determination and poise. His addition to TSM is a perfect fit, as TSM continues to build one of the most successful and recognizable esports organizations in the world.” read their official statement.
“Nick is currently tied in 2nd place for the most eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series wins at 16, as well as the 2020 eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series Champion. To date, Nick has won over 400 races on the iRacing service. ”