|Team(s)||Walk Racing VBMotorsport|
|First Race||2015 Supercup Australian Grand Prix|
Risto Kappet is an Estonian sim-racer in the GPVWC. He currently drives for Streetfighter Racing Systems in the 2016 Supercup and World GT seasons and for Vod:Bul Racing in the 2016 World Sport Series. He is also a reserve driver for Vod:Bul in Superleague. Prior to this, he was a part of Walk Racing and drove for them in all series at GPVWC.
Risto's first Supercup season consisted mainly of him learning how to drive open-wheel Formula cars - and as such he was trailing behind Walk team-mateRuud Heesterbeek for most of the season. He adapted to the cars quickly however - so well, in fact, that he was one of the main candidates for the championship win alongside Heesterbeek after the summer break, but would ultimately lose out to the Dutchman.
World Sport Series
The 2015 World Sport Series seemed like an easy grab for Risto, after winning the 2014 Virtual Carrera Cup at Touring Pro Series from Tim Heinemann, but numerous mistakes, reverse grids and enduring maximum weight ballast for most of the season meant a net 2nd place behind Kevin Siggy. Very embarrassing.
Kappet was called in to help Walk take the teams' title in the 2015 Atlantic Series season with 2 rounds to go. In his first race in Sebring he showed top-5 pace, however framerate issues plagued him and he finished 18th. At the final round at the Circuit of the Americas, he was running in the top 3 - but had underfuelled his car and dropped to 5th.
With Walk's departure from GPVWC, Risto was snapped up by Vod:Bul Racing for 2016. His endeavours with the however had to be cut short in the middle of the season, as he had to depart for mandatory army conscription on the 4th of July for 11 months. He was released early in september, allowing to continue the season after missing many rounds.
On February 7th it was announced that Risto will drive the #67 Streetfighter Racing Systems car for the 2016 Supercup season - partnering David Francic. His first win of the season came in Round 4 at Barcelona, achiveing Streetfighter's first ever 1-2 in the process. He finished the season 3rd after mounting a revitalized challenge to the champion Lars Brugman in the end of the season.
For the 2016 World GT season, Risto also drove for SRS systems. He won every started race from pole.
World Sport Series
Risto also raced for Vod:Bul in the 2016 World Sport Series season. He had a health lead before departing to the army 2 rounds before the end, but eventually finished 3rd.
Risto stepped in as a replacement driver for 5 times in total with a best result of 3rd in the last round in Brazil.