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The future of iGP Manager
Williams Esports takes World eX win
NASCAR H5 esports victors crowned
GRID Legends arrives in 2022
What next for Le Mans 24 Virtual?

The founder and creator of the popular single-seater racing management game, iGP manager, has spoken openly about the platform’s origins and what the future holds.

First World eX victory for Williams Esports
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Martin Štefanko Czech Republic has won the first night race in the history of the RCCO World eX Championship giving Williams Esports its maiden victory in the forward thinking esports racing series.

The NASCAR Heat 5 Ultimate Summer Showdown concluded in dramatic fashion for both consoles on Thursday night. Two eNASCAR Heat Pro League pros were able to take their first top-level titles on the service, as Maxwell Castro took the PlayStation title and Justin Brooks won the Xbox championship.

The GRID racing game series from Codemasters is returning, thanks to the new GRID Legends, unveiled during the EA Play Live event.

Just over a year ago, the first-ever virtual edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans became the largest online racing event in motorsports’ history and registered a massive viewing audience. With this year’s real-world Le Mans delayed until August, what’s next for the virtual event?

IndyCar Series drivers delighted by new video game plans
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IndyCar Series drivers delighted by new video game plans

Drivers from the NTT IndyCar Series have reacted with delight over the news of the planned video game, for console and PC, which is due to launch in 2023.

rFactor 2 Formula Pro Series esports entry list revealed

rFactor 2’s newly-formed Formula Pro Series has an entry of top-ranked esports drivers that will compete in the inaugural season.

IndyCar video game proves visionary Penske is ideal series owner
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IndyCar video game proves visionary Penske is ideal series owner

Today’s announcement that Roger Penske and Penske Entertainment have boosted the IndyCar Series’ profile and its audience’s horizons with a new video game comes as no surprise.

Motorsport Games signs agreement to bring official IndyCar game to market
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Motorsport Games signs agreement to bring official IndyCar game to market

Leading racing video game company enters into long-term license with premier open wheel racing series, first game release anticipated for 2023

First teaser images unveiled for next NASCAR game
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First teaser images unveiled for next NASCAR game

New information has come to light about the highly anticipated NASCAR video game coming from Motorsport Games later this year.

Fanatec and Gran Turismo developer partner to create new sim racing products

One of the most renowned sim racing peripheral manufacturers, Fanatec, and feted Gran Turismo game developer, Polyphony Digital, have announced a new official partnership.

Review: How story mode makes F1 2021 Codemasters’ best game yet

Formula 1 fans will get the chance to hit the track themselves - virtually, at least - with this year’s cars as F1 2021 hits the shelves this Friday (16 July).

Keithley and Löhner first 2021 ADAC GT Masters Esports double winners

Williams Esports' Jack Keithley and Dörr Esports' Moritz Löhner took a win apiece at Zandvoort for the third round of the 2021 ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship.

NH5 Ultimate Summer Showdown: Brooks, Williamson win at Pocono

The third round of the NASCAR Heat 5 Ultimate Summer Showdown at Pocono Raceway concluded on Thursday night with Justin Brooks and Chase Williamson taking victories in their respective console races.

World eX: Lasse Sørensen back on top in Brazil
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World eX: Lasse Sørensen back on top in Brazil

Lasse Sørensen secured victory in São Paulo after a thrilling Super Final against Esports Team WRT driver Fabrice Cornelis. After his third victory so far this season, the young Dane further extends his lead in the drivers’ championship.

Hands-on with the new BMW M4 Class1 and Monza in rFactor 2

As revealed in a recent live stream, a new BMW concept racing car has arrived, for free, in PC simulator rFactor 2. It launched alongside the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, so we thought that there’s no better location to test out this new racing thoroughbred than the hallowed Italian turf.

Next Level Racing GT Track cockpit review

The Next Level Racing GT Track cockpit is a serious bit of sim racing kit – but is it worth the lofty price?

New F1 2021 game trailer showcases two-player career, Braking Point

A new F1 2021 game trailer showcases the Braking Point story, two-player Driver Career and in-game icons for the very first time.

Hands-on with WRC 10’s brand new stages and physics

With the latest official game of the FIA World Rally Championship, WRC 10, launching in September, we played an early preview version to see how it's shaping up.

NH5 Ultimate Summer Showdown: Stone, Buttafuoco win at Texas

Joey Stone, Dan Buttafuoco earned NASCAR Heat 5 Ultimate Summer Showdown victories at Texas.

Keithley and Hasse take thrilling ADAC GT Masters Esports victories

Jack Keithley and Florian Hasse claimed the Sprint and Feature race wins respectively in the second round of the 2021 ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship.

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