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NASCAR 21: Ignition update available
LMVS ready for 4 Hours of Monza
Monza hosts round two of the LMVS
Frankie Zombie artistic activations
Five at-track NASCAR activations

The current NASCAR teams, drivers, and cars are set to be playable across Ignition, NASCAR Heat 5, and NASCAR Heat Mobile.

The second round of the 2022 Le Mans Virtual Series will take the world’s best sim racers to the historic Monza track in Italy, for an epic four-hour endurance race. Staged at the fabled autodrome on Saturday, 8 October, a packed grid of LMP and GTE machinery will go into battle online.

The contemporary artist and leading motorsports video game publisher collaborate with Live Fast Motorsports for upcoming NASCAR Cup Series and charity events.

The "second chance" that led a Dutch F1 champion to Mercedes

As Formula 1 has pushed to reach a younger generation of fans and find new ways to get people into the series, Esports has been a big success story.

Behind the scenes of the Le Mans Virtual Series 

We visited the Silverstone-based Motorsport Games esports studio as it created the 8 Hours of Bahrain Le Mans Virtual Series race live.

Pro racing driver Gordon Mutch scores maiden World ex win

Pro racing driver Gordon Mutch from Scotland scored his maiden victory in the World eX Championship in a thrilling Belgian eX Prix at Spa-Francorchamps

Motorsport Games' NASCAR 21: Ignition Gets a Tune-Up Under the Hood for the 2022 Season

Available October 6, the 2022 Season Update Incorporates the Historic 2022 NASCAR Cup Series Season into Ignition.

Le Mans Virtual Series Bahrain: Floyd Vanwall-Burst and Red Bull Racing victorious

The 8 Hours of Bahrain has been won in LMP by Floyd Vanwall-Burst and in GTE by Oracle Red Bull Racing – the opening round of the 2022-23 Le Mans Virtual Series.

Watch Live – Le Mans Virtual Series, 8 Hours of Bahrain
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Watch Live – Le Mans Virtual Series, 8 Hours of Bahrain

Watch the 8 Hours of Bahrain, the opening round of the 2022-23 Le Mans Virtual Series, live and uninterrupted here.

Watch Live Qualifying – Le Mans Virtual Series, 8 Hours of Bahrain
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Watch Live Qualifying – Le Mans Virtual Series, 8 Hours of Bahrain

Watch the 8 Hours of Bahrain, the opening round of the 2022-23 Le Mans Virtual Series, live and uninterrupted here.

Where to watch the Le Mans Virtual Series by Motorsport Games first round action

Return of familiar and knowledgeable ‘faces’ of the races, multi-channel visibility, and what’s new for 2022-23.

Why the Porsche Coanda Esports Racing Team’s Le Mans Virtual Series entry is special

Ahead of the opening 2022-23 Le Mans Virtual Series race, the works-backed Porsche Coanda Esports Racing Team explains why it's entered the virtual competition in the LMP category.

Bahrain 8 Hours to start the Le Mans Virtual Series 2022

Excitement is building as a new season of the Le Mans Virtual Series is about to get underway. The world’s best online endurance racers will line up on the grid in September to compete in the first event of this year’s five-round series, featuring some of the most iconic circuits on the planet.

Why Dakar Desert Rally is the most ambitious off-road racer in a generation

Thanks to its vast scope, Dakar Desert Rally is shaping up to be a breath of fresh air within the racing game and simulation subgenre.

WRT takes World eX lead with Sepang win

W Racing Team is the new leader of the World eX Championship following Devin Braune’s commanding win in the Malaysian eX Prix presented by Absolute Racing supporting LAMAVE at Sepang.

How Frontier Developments went from roller coasters to F1 Manager 2022
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How Frontier Developments went from roller coasters to F1 Manager 2022

Frontier Developments has a long-established reputation in management games, but not motorsport. Here’s how the team created the superlative F1 Manager 2022.

F1 Manager 2022 review: The start of a new era

Frontier Developments’ first motorsport simulator is here, and F1 Manager 2022 delivers a pioneering platform to build a franchise upon.

NASCAR Rivals, Motorsport Games’ Official Game of the 2022 Season, to launch on October 14 for Nintendo Switch

Motorsport Games Officially Licensed NASCAR Game to Bring Users Authentic and Customizable Racing Experiences, Available for Pre-order August 24.

World eX Summit: New B2B event at the Bilster Berg
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World eX Summit: New B2B event at the Bilster Berg

On Saturday, August 13th, the World eX Summit at Bilster Berg will focus on electric racing, esports racing, clean energy and digitalisation.

How an unlikely tie-up won sim racing's biggest prize

An unlikely partnership between World Endurance Championship LMP1 privateers Rebellion Racing and Williams Formula 1's highly-successful sim racing team yielded victory in the inaugural 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual. Here's how it triumphed in the biggest sim race ever staged

How seriously should Esports be taken? Prime

How seriously should Esports be taken?

As interest in Esports has increased during the coronavirus lockdown, the lines have become blurred between what's real and what's virtual - especially when some high-profile participants seem to be playing for laughs, says Luke Smith

Why Abt's deception left Audi with no choice Prime

Why Abt's deception left Audi with no choice

Daniel Abt's suspension by the Audi Formula E team - and possible loss of his drive - for fielding a ringer in an Esports event could be considered an overreaction. But in a wider context, his employers had little other alternative

How Leclerc is embracing his new mission Prime

How Leclerc is embracing his new mission

The emergence of Ferrari F1 driver Charles Leclerc as a Twitch streaming star has been one of the pleasant surprises of lockdown so far. He says it is giving fans a greater insight into his nature, but that's not his primary purpose