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How Esports drivers overcame 'mental torture' at Le Mans


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


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


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


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

Formula 1 reveals 30 finalists for 2019 Esports Series


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


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

MotoGP Esports series reveals its 12 finalists after record turnout


A total of 12 gamers will take part in the 2019 MotoGP Esports series following a three-month qualification period read more

Promoted: How WRC8 replicates the essence of the real-life rallies


In its latest developer diary, Kylotonn has explained how it manages to replicate all 14 rallies in its latest officially licensed World Rally Championship game read more

Ex-F1 drivers Barrichello, Montoya invest in WFG Esports founder


Formula 1 race winners Rubens Barrichello and Juan Pablo Montoya have invested in Millennial Esports, the company behind World's Fastest Gamer read more

'Perfection' needed to stop Leigh taking third F1 Esports crown


The Red Bull Esports team has admitted "perfection" will be needed for anybody to stop Mercedes'Brendon Leigh from winning his third successive title read more

Promoted: Experience life on the pitwall with iGP Manager game


The season started terribly - you could even say embarrassingly. Then they went downhill in the middle of the year, before a series of flashy qualifying performances that weren't backed up with results thanks to poor strategy calls. In the end, there was a degree of respectability, with a few top 10 finishes and a grand total of 10 points and 15th in the championship. Running a grand prix team is not an easy business read more

Alonso 'not just a figurehead' in new Codemasters GRID game


Codemasters has explained how two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso is more than just a 'figurehead' in its new GRID game. read more

Promoted: The more credible physics model behind WRC 8


Following a two-year hiatus, WRC 8 marks the return of the popular officially licensed World Rally Championship franchise. read more

Redline: Drivers will soon need sim racing profiles to help career


Team Redline boss Dom Duhan believes that every junior driver will need a sim racing profile soon if "they're going to reach the top" read more

Second WTCR Esports season has $25,000 prize pot, real drivers to race


The second World Touring Car Cup Esports season has launched with a seven-round calendar, which concludes alongside the real-life WTCR finale at Sepang read more

McLaren Formula 1 sim driver to race Porsche at Hockenheim


McLaren Formula 1 simulator driver Rudy Van Buren will race in the Porsche Supercup this weekend at Hockenheim read more

F1 drivers Norris, Verstappen join to win virtual 24 Hours of Spa


McLaren and Red Bull Formula 1 drivers Lando Norris and Max Verstappen respectively teamed up and avoided late drama to win the virtual 24 hours of Spa on iRacing read more

F1 teams add drivers in Esports Pro Draft, Ferrari makes debut


Each of the 10 Formula 1 teams has signed an Esports driver in the annual Pro Draft event ahead of the third season read more

Alfa Romeo adds eROC champion and F1 Esports runner-up to team


Alfa Romeo has signed 2018 F1 Esports runner-up Daniel Bereznay to its line-up for season three, as well as adding eROC champion James Baldwin to its F1 roster read more