May 11, 2020

Renault Vitality Crowned Rocket League Spring Series Europe Champions

Renault Vitality continue to dominate the EU Rocket League scene as they take down Dignitas in a stunning 4-0 victory in the Final of the Rocket League Spring Series Europe.

Paris, 11th May, 2020 - Last night, Renault Vitality emerged victorious at the Rocket League Spring Series Europe with a masterful 4-0 sweep against rivals Dignitas in the Finals. Victor "Fairy Peak!" Locquet, Alexandre "Kaydop" Courant and Yanis "Alpha54" Champenois stormed through the competition without dropping a single series throughout the first three rounds. The team were crowned the best team in European after a powerful show of skill in the exciting rematch with European RLCS9 Champions Dignitas.

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Renault Vitality have been a powerhouse in Rocket League since the high profile signing of Alex “Kaydop” Courant in 2018, before going on to win the Rocket League World Championship in 2018. The team has had an exceptional 2020 so far, securing first place in the League Play section of RLCS Season 9 and a second-place in the Rocket League European Championship.

We’re delighted with Renault Vitality’s flawless performance in the European Spring Series. This victory is a testament to the skill and synergy of our amazing players, as well as Team Vitality and Renault’s commitment to performance and forging the world’s best esports athlete, said Fabien “Neo” Devide, President & Co-Founder, Team Vitality. They have proven themselves the best team in Europe, and we’re now setting our sites on global domination.

Congratulations to Renault Vitality, its players and staff for bringing an additional title to this impressive and talented Team! Rocket League is a highly competitive and difficult game requiring demanding skills and coordination. It has been an incredible journey for Vitality in bringing this team to the top. This relates to the core of Renault and Team Vitality’s association, which is the common will to anticipate tomorrow’s performance and preparation standards in Esports
Guillaume Vergnas, Partnerships & Esports Manager, Renault DP World F1 Team.

Renault made its move into esports in 2018 by announcing a partnership with Team Vitality and the creation of a new entity, Renault Sport Team Vitality, which competes in Rocket League and the Formula 1™ Esports Series. Since its inception, the partnership has seen incredible increased performance levels with a last to 4th place finish in the 2019 F1™ Esports Series Championship and now another Rocket League Championship victory. In 2020 the team was renamed Renault Vitality to illustrate the growing strength of the partnership.

A global esports organisation, Team Vitality is dedicated to the development of excellence and forging a new generation of esports athletes. Home to the world’s best players competing across nine titles, Team Vitality is one of only ten teams in the League of Legends European Championship, Europe’s most-watched esports league. A globally recognised lifestyle and entertainment brand, Team Vitality and its players have over 20 million followers across social media and carry more mainstream sponsors than any other esports team including adidas, Renault, Orange and Red Bull. The team has participated in more than 1000 competitions and its players have stood atop 250 podiums around the world.

Founded in 2013 by Nicolas Maurer and Fabien Devide, Team Vitality is headquartered in the heart of Paris in V.Hive, their state-of-the-art public esports complex and has high-performance training centres in the iconic Stade de France and Renault Sport Racing in Oxfordshire, UK.

Motor sport takes part of Renault's DNA for more than 115 years. Renault participated in nearly 700 Formula One™ Grand Prix events and won 11 Drivers' titles, 12 Manufacturers' titles and no fewer than 177 victories. The links between motor sport and video game competitions are undeniable: passion, emotion and performance. All these ingredients bring together motorsport, video game and esports fans across generations. It is in this context that Renault and Team Vitality created a new entity dedicated to motor sport video game competitions: Renault Vitality.

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