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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

Toyota wins Nurburgring Gran Turismo round after late Mercedes battle

24-Jun-19

Toyota beat Mercedes in a thrilling final race to triumph in the second round of the FIA-certified Gran Turismo Championships Manufacturer Series at the Nurburgring read more

Veloce "surprised" by its own pace on way to LMES Super Final win

24-Jun-19

Inaugural Le Mans Esports Series champions Veloce has admitted it was "surprised" by its pace on its way to winning the Super Final. read more

Veloce wins inaugural Le Mans Esports Series

24-Jun-19

Veloce Esports won the first ever Le Mans Esports Series, overturning a pre-race 15-second deficit to win the final race of the 24-hour Super Final read more

Grid set for Le Mans Esports Series Super Final

24-Jun-19

Baguette Racing will start the deciding race of the Le Mans Esports Series Super Final from pole position with a seven-second time advantage read more

Baguette leads Kitty Krew in LMES Super Final after five races

24-Jun-19

Baguette Racing leads the Le Mans Esports Super Final after five of the nine races, with the team holding a slender lead over Kitty Krew read more

Video: Alonso's advice to LMES Esports finalists ahead of Super Final

24-Jun-19

Double Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso has given his advice to the 36 Le Mans Esports Series finalists ahead of the Super Final read more

Mad Motorsport beats Veloce to win first race of LMES Super Final

24-Jun-19

The first race of the Super Final for the Le Mans Esports Series has been won by Mad Motorsport read more

Watch the Le Mans Esports Series Super Final live

24-Jun-19

The Super Final for the Le Mans Esports Series takes place this weekend at Le Mans, and you can watch the whole event live on Motorsport.tv read more

Le Mans Esports Series Super Final: Baguette Racing claims pole

24-Jun-19

A trio of French drivers, under the 'Baguette Racing' banner, will start the first race of the Le Mans Super Final from pole position after topping a nine-part qualifying session read more

The Esports boss getting behind the wheel at the LMES Super Final

24-Jun-19

Last time Evan Thorogood was at Le Mans, he was running one of the biggest esports events around read more

Why some teams aren’t aiming to win the Le Mans Esports Super Final

24-Jun-19

While the biggest share of the $100,000 prize pot and a place on the real-life podium awaits the winners, some teams competing in the Super Final for the Le Mans Esports Series don't have their eyes set on the biggest prize read more

eROC champion Baldwin: Veloce 'underdog' in LMES Super Final

24-Jun-19

eRace of Champions winner James Baldwin believes his Veloce Esports team is heading into the Super Final of the Le Mans Esports Series as the underdog read more

Le Mans Esports Series signs Thrustmaster deal in time for Super Final

24-Jun-19

Sim racing company Thrustmaster has signed a supply contract with the Le Mans Esports Series, and will provide the equipment for the Super Final this weekend read more

SMP Racing to contest Le Mans Esports Super Final as wildcard entry

24-Jun-19

Motorsport Network and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest today confirmed that SMP Racing will be contesting the Le Mans Esport Series Super Final as a wildcard entry read more

Leigh: LMES Super Final most "intensive" Esports event I've been in

24-Jun-19

Tobin Leigh has labelled the upcoming Super Final for the Le Mans Esports Series as the most "intensive" sim racing event that he has ever competed in read more