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How Esports drivers overcame 'mental torture' at Le Mans

24-Jun-19

It might have taken place virtually, but the Le Mans Esports Super Final was still just as thrilling - and just as much a test of mental strength and endurance - as the real-life race read more

The added F2 value in F1's latest game

21-May-19

The official Formula 1 video game is undergoing its most significant off-season update so far as Formula 2 becomes part of the action. Here's why the 2019 edition of the game promises to be the most in-depth yet read more

The last Nissan gamer-racer still standing

22-Mar-19

While Nissan has culled many of its drivers, arguably its most successful and highest profile gamer-turned-racer Jann Mardenborough has kept his place. Will he be the last of the manufacturer-backed motorsport sim graduates? read more

How FIA Esports interest could change motorsport

22-Jan-19

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

16-Jan-19

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

James Baldwin crowned World's Fastest Gamer, earns 2020 GT drive

06-Nov-19

Veloce Esports driver James Baldwin won the second-ever World's Fastest Gamer competition, scoping a prize GT drive for 2020 read more

WRC Esports: LDLC Nexl beats Jon Armstrong to reclaim title

22-Oct-19

'LDLC Nexl' reclaimed the World Rally Championship Esports title by defeating former WRC2 driver Jon Armstrong in a last-stage shootout read more

Rasmussen closes points gap to Tonizza in latest F1 Esports event

22-Oct-19

Red Bull's Frederik Rasmussen took a brace of podium finishes in the second 2019 F1 Esports event to close on championship leader David Tonizza read more

eROC champion Baldwin leads Motorsport Games Digital Cup entry list

01-Oct-19

eROC champion James Baldwin is among the first drivers to be confirmed for the Esports element of the inaugural Motorsport Games read more

The Gran Turismo flashpoint creating the rivalry Esports needs

01-Oct-19

As racing Esports catapults in popularity, genuine attention-grabbing rivalries between its star drivers have been frustratingly few and far between read more

Mikail Hizal dominates Austrian Gran Turismo Nations Cup round

01-Oct-19

Mikail Hizal took his first 2019 Gran Turismo Championship win of the year with a dominant performance in the Nations Cup held in Red Bull's Hangar-7 in Austria read more

Mercedes first to win back-to-back Grand Turismo World Tour finals

01-Oct-19

Mercedes was victorious in the fourth 2019 Gran Turismo World Tour event at Red Bull's Hangar-7 in Austria, becoming the first-ever manufacturer to win back-to-back finals read more

Gasly: Formula 1 Esports almost more exciting than real life

01-Oct-19

Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly wants to get more involved in esports after watching the season-opening F1 esports event in London read more

World's Fastest Gamer a "nightmare" test for competitors - Montoya

01-Oct-19

Ex-Formula 1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya says the World's Fastest Gamer competition will be a "nightmare" test for competitors, as he forms part of the judging panel read more

Ferrari’s Tonizza dominates on F1 Esports debut, Mercedes struggles

01-Oct-19

David Tonizza won twice for Ferrari as it made its F1 Esports debut while defending champions Mercedes failed to register a podium read more

Mercedes use F1 engineers to analyse Esports champ Leigh’s data

01-Oct-19

Brendon Leigh has credited Mercedes with his dominant 2018 campaign ahead of the third Formula 1 Esports season read more

Promoted: WRC 8's step towards simulation pays dividends

01-Oct-19

With a more realistic physics model and revamped career mode, Kylotonn has taken the fight to current rally simulation market leader DiRT with its latest officially-licensed World Rally Championship game read more

WRC8 reveals classic WRC car roster ahead of game launch

01-Oct-19

WRC8 has revealed the list of classic World Rally Championship cars that will feature in the game, including the dominant Volkswagen Polo read more

Formula 1 reveals 30 finalists for 2019 Esports Series

04-Sep-19

Formula 1 has revealed the drivers competing for each of the 10 teams ahead of the 2019 Esports Series read more

DiRT Rally 2.0 World Championship launched, has Autosport Show finale

04-Sep-19

The DiRT Rally 2.0 World Championship has been announced and includes a showpiece finale at the 2020 Autosport Show International read more