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Next Level Racing® is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with Charlotte Phoenix as their official cockpit partner. The Charlotte Phoenix are an established, internationally renowned esports team out of Charlotte, North Carolina in the United States. They are well known for dominating traditional esports titles such as Apex Legends, Rocket League, and now, they set their eyes on simracing, making their debut in the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series in 2022 with a two-car franchise.

Based at the prestigious Carolina Esports Hub, their gaming centric home facility in North Carolina, Charlotte Phoenix regularly host digital and live events in both traditional esports and simracing. Trailblazing what it means to progress professional simracing in the United States, the Charlotte Phoenix take the approach of leading the way when it comes to closing the gap between virtual and reality in motorsports by having their feet firmly planted from the ground-level all the way to the professional ranks.

“We’re proud to announce that we’re forging a partnership with the world’s leading simulation brand, Next Level Racing®. We share a culture of innovation and a strong sense of community. Charlotte Phoenix and Next Level Racing® are challenging what it means to be an athlete and changing the way our brands connect with fans in simracing. The Phoenix look forward to hosting sim racing events here at the Carolina Esports Hub and providing the opportunity for fans to experience NLR’s fantastic simracing cockpits in person.” — Jeff Zajac | Chief Strategy Officer for Carolina Esports Hub

We look forward to equipping Charlotte Phoenix’ facility with premier Next Level Racing® products for top-flight events, co-hosting digital and live events, and supporting their drivers as they compete at the highest level. By partnering with integral esports teams such as Charlotte Phoenix, we are able to strive in our efforts to contribute to the growth of simracing in the esports industry. 

“We are glad to announce this partnership with Charlotte Phoenix. By partnering with such a prestigious organization that excels in so many aspects of the esports industry, we are able to collaborate in a way that creates and expands simracing’s impact in the United States. We are excited to work in partnership and combine our expertise in simulation with Charlotte Phoenix’s experience in esports.” — Kam Khadem | Head of Brand and Strategic Growth for Next Level Racing®

Just as their motto “From the Ashes” describes, our brands share the values of high-quality, industry-leading growth and innovation. We look forward to supporting Charlotte Phoenix and anticipate a great relationship into the future!

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