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How FIA Esports interest could change motorsport


The FIA's desire to follow Formula 1 and the World Rally Championship into Esports is not an attempt to jump on the bandwagon - instead it could inform the future of motorsport read more

The fundamental racing set-up divide in Forza Esports


A key element of the Le Mans Esports Series set-up prompted a split response from the sim racing community when the new contest was launched but, as the championship builds towards its finale at the 24 Hours, its philosophy is proving correct read more

Rubilar wins Paris Gran Turismo Nations Cup Esport round


Nicolas Rubilar sealed victory in the FIA Gran Turismo Championships Nations Cup during the first event of the 2019 World Tour in Paris, qualifying for the World Final read more

Aston Martin gets FIA-backed Gran Turismo Manufacturer Series title


Aston Martin clinched the FIA-certified Gran Turismo Championships Manufacturer Series win in Paris after finishing first in the final race of four read more

FIA-backed Gran Turismo Championships to kick off 2019 in Paris


The 2019 season of the FIA-certified PlayStation 4 Gran Turismo Championships kicks off this weekend with the first World Tour event in Paris read more

Fernando Alonso launches new Esports team, Chadwick among drivers


Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso has launched a new Esports team, with BRDC British Formula 3 Championship race winner Jamie Chadwick among its drivers read more

Codemasters on Motorsport Network partnership and Esports' future


Codemasters - the developer behind the DiRT, GRID and official Formula 1 game series for Xbox, PlayStation and PC - has signed a partnership with Autosport's parent body the Motorsport Network read more

Apex Online Racing launches 'Esports Team Tournament'


Apex Online Racing has announced the launch of a new 'Esports Team Tournament' on Codemasters' F1 2018, in partnership with broadcaster Events House and boasting a £5000 prize pool read more

NASCAR Heat 3 to release update for 2019 Cup series Daytona opener


The NASCAR Heat 3 video game will be updated for the 2019 season ahead of this weekend's Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500 read more

F1 duo Verstappen and Norris team-up for iRacing's Bathurst 12 Hour


Formula 1 drivers Max Verstappen and Lando Norris will join together at Team Redline to compete in the virtual world for the Bathurst 12 Hour competition held on iRacing read more

An Esports driver could reach Formula 1 'within 10 years'


An Esports competitor could race in Formula 1 within the next 10 years, according to F1's head of marketing read more

September release date set for WRC8 game after two-year wait


The latest official video game of the World Rally Championship, WRC8, will be released in September for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC and the Nintendo Switch. read more

How a young British sim racer took on the real Race Of Champions


The 2019 Race Of Champions was another step sim racing's growing impact on the 'real' motorsport world, as gamers James Baldwin and Enzo Bonito impressed in the Nations Cup read more

F4 driver Fraga wins McLaren's Shadow Project Esports competition


A Brazilian Formula 4 driver has won McLaren's latest Esports competition with victory in a one-off shootout race held at the team's Formula 1 base read more

McLaren Shadow Project Esports winner to be decided at F1 team base


The winner of McLaren's latest Esports competition, the McLaren Shadow Project, will be crowned tonight in an online race held at the McLaren's Formula 1 HQ in Woking read more

Autosport Show: Arnold wins Le Mans Esports race, Leigh makes final


Shaun Arnold triumphed in the latest Le Mans Esports Series qualifier, which took place live at the 2019 Autosport International Show read more

Ross Gunn qualifies for Le Mans Esports race at 2019 Autosport Show


Aston Martin factory driver Ross Gunn was among the qualifiers for the latest Le Mans Esports Series qualifying race at the 2019 Autosport International Show read more

Race of Champions announces 2019 eROC finalists including F1 winner


The field for the final round of the Race of Champions' Esports competition, eRoc, has been set - with Formula 1 Esports title winner Brendon Leigh headlining the four contenders read more

Team Redline's Dom Duhan: Esports must be taken seriously


Dom Duhan, boss of the virtual Team Redline squad, argues why motorsport Esports must be taken seriously read more

Esports racers to return to RoC in 2019, public entry also open


A team of Esports racers will again get the chance to compete in the real-world Race of Champions Nations Cup next year, with members of the public invited to participate read more