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NASCAR Rivals to launch on Switch
Previewing the 2022 World eX Summit
Siggy, Redline win Formula Pro
WRT seals first victory in World eX
FIA on Gran Turismo relationship

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

The 2022 Formula Pro Series has been decided at Laguna Seca, with Kevin Siggy and Team Redline winning the driver and team championships respectively.

Devin Braune sealed WRT’s first victory in the World eX Championship beating TK9 E-SPeeD‘s Lasse Sørensen in a fascinating Final of the Nextview Maastricht eX Prix by 0.149 seconds.

The FIA’s relationship with Gran Turismo is far from being over despite recent speculation about the future of their partnership, can reveal.

Formula Pro Series: Rietveld dominates at Circuit d’Azur

Team Redline’s Jeffrey Rietveld has taken his second Formula Pro Series race victory in emphatic fashion, becoming the first repeat victor this season.

How haptic technology strengthens the ties between sim racing and motorsport

Having recently tried D-BOX’s upcoming G5 haptic feedback and motion system for sim racing, we’re more convinced than ever that the worlds of sim racing and motorsport are merging.

WRC Generations’ hybrid system previewed

The latest gameplay footage for the upcoming official World Rally Championship game, WRC Generations, has revealed all three Rally1 cars in action for the first time and insight into how the car’s hybrid system will be handled.

Formula Pro Series: Csincsik takes R8G Esports’ first victory

Marcell Csincsik has won his, and Romain Grosjean’s esports team’s, first-ever Formula Pro Series race at a virtual Donington Park.

Romain Grosjean’s team ACER VERO R8G victorious in French eX Prix
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Romain Grosjean’s team ACER VERO R8G victorious in French eX Prix

The second season of the World eX Championship is increasingly becoming a duel between Lasse Sørensen and Jiri Toman – and thus also a duel between two very well-known team owners from the real-world: Tom Kristensen and Romain Grosjean.

F1 22 game review: A worthy upgrade, despite glamorisation

The F1 22 video game features lifestyle additions, clothing customisation and the opportunity to drive road-going supercars – but these are merely a distraction in what remains a genre-defining single-player experience.

Formula Pro Series: Siggy takes wins damp Daytona race

Kevin Siggy has taken his first-ever Formula Pro Series victory at the Daytona International Speedway Road Course for Team Redline.

Why the F1 22 game's Pirelli Hot Laps are fun, but superfluous

A recreation of the F1 Pirelli Hot Laps from real-world Formula 1 weekends is a fun addition to the upcoming F1 22 video game – but perhaps there are other priorities.

Why F1 Manager 2022 could be a breakthrough management game

We've played F1 Manager 2022 ahead of its August release date, and what's on show so far has us eagerly anticipating its launch.

Lasse Sørensen repeats US eXPrix victory
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Lasse Sørensen repeats US eXPrix victory

Denmark’s Lasse Sørensen won a thrilling HAGERTY US eX Prix at Daytona, scoring a record fifth victory in the all-electric virtual World eX Championship for Tom Kristensen’s esports racing team TK9 E-SPeeD.

Motorsport Games and BTCC announce future promotional plan to upcoming official BTCC game

The development teams will continue refining the user experience while both companies will offer multiple brand activations and gameplay content in the lead-up to full release.

Signed Indy 500 crash helmet up for grabs in rFactor2 “Time2Beat” competition

Race fans attending today’s Indy 500 can win a crash helmet signed by the entire 33-car field.

Formula Pro Series: Simončič wins second round in dominant fashion

Burst Esport’s Jernej Simončič has won the second Formula Pro Series race of the season, carrying the momentum of a promising opening round result and turning it into a maximum points haul to now lead the championship standings.

WRC Generations game unveiled, will showcase 2022 season

2022’s official World Rally Championship game has a brand new name – WRC Generations – and will feature the current hybrid Rally1 machines.

How F1 22 tries to encompass the sport's lifestyle

We’ve been playing the preview, work in progress, version of F1 22 and there’s a lot to dive into – chiefly the new tyre model, handling, formation laps and online features.

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

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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

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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