news culture Squeezie: Grand Prix with Gotaga, Gran Turismo 7, Dior… His week on wheels hats
Present on YouTube and Twitch for years, Squeezie has evolved his approach to still being at the top today. Check out the upcoming week that combines luxury, driving a real car and Gran Turismo 7!
With almost 17.5 million subscribers on YouTube and 3.7 million followers on Twitch, Squeezie continues to dominate the creation of French content, and it is evidently not about to stop. Its YouTube formats are a hit, its gaming sessions (its former core production on the Google platform) attract thousands of people on Twitch. Enough to attract brands, sponsors and create crazy projects. And the week for the content creator will really be in full swing.
Squeezie, Dior and Gran Turismo 7 in the same place
The crazy week started yesterday, on Twitch, with a live dedicated to Gran Turismo 7. Why? Well first, because for a few months, Squeezie passionate about motorsport to the point we will talk about it later and organize a real Formula 4 Grand Prix on the Bugatti circuit at Le Mans. On the other hand, due to Dior launched a collaboration last August with the exclusive PlayStation designed by Polyphony Digital.
Since August 25, players can get a Dior set for credits in the car simulationwhich includes the package a De Tomaso Mangusta, a customized vintage car, as well as the yellow and gray jumpsuit with Diorizon shoes reinterpreted by Kim Jones, artistic director of the men’s collections. The brand motifs, the initials of Christian Dior, the number 47 and the patch “Christian Dior Atelier Avenue Montaigne” is of course present!
These are the elements that were highlighted by Squeezie which took the opportunity to play the game. Currently, the live replay is aggregate only no less than 216,000 views, which is of course very important. Through this operation, Dior, a luxury brand known worldwide, seeks to reach new goals while investing in the metaverse. A digital strategy that aims as much to dust off the image of the company than conquering new markets.
Squeezie, now F4 Race Organizer!
But this partnership between Dior and Gran Turismo is just an aperitif for Squeezie since this weekend, on October 8th to be exact, he will be on board an F4 to meet 21 other content creators. His teammate becomes the inevitable Gotaga, but we also find the duo Xari and DomingoValouzz and Depielo, Vilbrequin, Joyca and Théo Babac, or even Djilsi and Manon and Etienne Mustache and Amixem.
All these beautiful people did not do things by halves, since they have been meeting at the FFSA Academy for several months to take courses theory, driving lessons and study the strategy and data from their sessions with approved engineers. If you skim through contestants’ YouTube and/or Twitch channels, chances are you’ll come across them videos of their preparation.
Officially, the event is only organized by the Fédération Française du Sport Automobile, which wants to promote its sector of young pilots, and not by the International Automobile Federation. The term Grand Prix cannot officially be used for the event, which is called GPExplorer. In addition to mobilizing videographers and their communities, 40,000 spectators present on site will be able to see that many brands have played the game, and even a car manufacturer. It will be the duo Djilsi and Manon (Lanza). sponsored by the Alpine brandpresent in Formula 1.
GP Explorer participants
- Call of Duty Team: Gotaga and Squeezie
- Alpine teams: Djilsi and Manon
- Black Adam Team: Prime & Bibi
- Cupra team: Xari and Domingo
- Fruitz Team: Deujna and Dobby
- iGrail team: Seb and Sofian
- The NordVPN Team: Crankshaft (Sylvain and Pierre)
- The Oscar team: Valouzz and Depielo
- PUBG Mobile Team: Kaatsup and LeBouseuh
- Rhinoshield Team: Joyca and Theo Babac
- World of Tanks Team: Etienne Mustache and Amixem
The GP Explorer program for Saturday 8 October 2022
- 8:00 a.m.: Doors open
- 9.15-9.45: Free training
- 10.15-11.40: Qualification
- 12:30 – 14:00: Visit of the stands
- 17.00-17.30: Run
- 17.50: The podium