Wil Vincent is one of the founding members of RaceSpot TV, setting up operations in February 2013. Since then Wil has covered some of the biggest events in Sim Racing, and works with clients around the world to help them bring their vision to the eSports stage.
Role:Head of Commentary / COO
Joined RaceSpot:2013 (Founding Member)
Date of Birth:24th April 1988
Location:Birmingham, United Kingdom
Wil Vincent started eSports commentary in 2012, following a stint at Birmingham City University’s student radio station as a presenter and committee member. Having worked with Glacier TV for 2 years, including being lead commentator for their Pro and World Championship series broadcasts, he helped found RaceSpot TV in February 2014 with Hugo Luis and Rafael Sanque.
From 2014 onwards Wil has been one of the lead commentators on RaceSpot TV, anchoring some of the companies largest broadcast series including the iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series, VRS GT iRacing World Championship, and McLaren’s iRacing eSports competitions. In addition, across 3 different broadcasters, Wil has been the ‘voice’ of the iRacing Indianapolis 500 since 2013, and has called over 15 virtual Indy 500 races in his eSports commentary career.
Over time, Wil has transitioned more to working behind the scenes at RaceSpot TV, overseeing the commentary aspect of company, as well as becoming one of the broadcaster’s main producers of content. This has included overseeing policy and direction over broadcast standards and expectations, as well as driving the ‘added value’ from broadcasts for clients.
Wil is recognised for his client relation work, working closely with iRacing, Automotive partners and promotors to put together world class Sim Racing eSports events. Wil played an important role in the development of the iRacing eSports Network, and in 2018 worked closely with Porsche to help them deliver their first ever eSports event, providing commentary, technical and administrative support.
Despite this, you will still see him on many a RaceSpot TV broadcast in a variety of roles, supporting new talent and bringing his excitement to a variety of racing series.
Sim Racing / eSports
2019: Porsche eSports Supercup – Broadcast Host
2019: VRS GT iRacing World Championship – Lead Commentator
2018: Porsche Sim Racing Summit – Talent Co-Ordinator & Commentator
2018: McLaren Shadow – Lead English Commentator
2018: Sim Racing Expo – Lead English Commentator
2017: McLaren World’s Fastest Gamer Lead Commentator (iRacing)
2013 – Pres: iRacing Indianapolis 500 Lead Commentator
2013 – Pres: iRacing Special Events Lead Commentator
2013 – 2018: iRacing World GP Series Lead Commentator
2014: Motors TV / Autosport International Commentator Finalist
January 2017: iRacing Radio @ Autosport International
2016 – 2017: The Wil Vincent Show, Scratch Radio
2010 – 2012: Head of Music, Scratch Radio
2011 – 2012: New Music NOW, Scratch Radio
2018: Porsche Sim Racing Summit – Talent Co-Ordinator & Competition Project Manager
2015: Press Accreditation – The 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500
2015: Press Accreditation – The Total 6 Hours of Spa
2014 – 2017: Accredited Journalist at AutoSport International