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Last weekend’s Virtual Le Mans 24 Hours proved a milestone in sim racing that was eerily similar to the real-world race, including a few technical issues. Studio 397, the developer behind rFactor 2, explains the issues that set back Max Verstappen and Fernando Alonso.
OPINION: The eagerly-awaited 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual was not without its problems and controversies, but firmly achieved its primary objective of entertaining action-starved fans and increasing anticipation for the real thing in September.
Haas F1 reserve driver Louis Deletraz credited his teammate Nikodem Wisniewski‘s ‘extreme’ fuel-saving as crucial to Rebellion Williams Esports’ victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual.
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
Williams Formula 1 driver George Russell dominated the final Virtual Grand Prix at Montreal to take his fourth successive victory in the series.
The #1 Rebellion Williams Esports entry survived a late challenge from the sole ByKolles car to win the inaugural 24 Hours of the Le Mans Virtual.
Rebellion Williams Racing continued to preserve its 1-2 lead in the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual’s 16th hour, with Raffaele Marciello remaining on top of the order.
Rebellion Williams Esports held a one-two at the halfway stage of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual, as Team Redline’s entry became the first retirement of the race.
Team Redline’s Max Verstappen crashed out of the lead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual as a result of suspected technical issues just under 10 hours into the race.
Veloce Esports led the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual ahead of Max Verstappen’s Team Redline entry after eight hours of the virtual endurance race.
Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc says he is keen to try the “mythical” real-world Le Mans 24 Hours after his early experience racing in this weekend’s virtual equivalent.
The Le Mans Virtual entry of former Formula 1 stars Fernando Alonso and Rubens Barrichello has retired after what Alonso called “a combination between human error and a game glitch”.
The Fernando Alonso and Rubens Barrichello #14 entry is battling to recover from a number of issues in the opening hours of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual.
Ex-Formula 1 driver and Formula E champion Nelson Piquet Jr says he had given up on Esports racing before being tempted back for this weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual.
While 2020 has been a year that has fundamentally altered the status quo, it has also given us opportunities to adapt and look to the future across all sectors – and the world of motorsport is no different.
FIA World Endurance Championship LMP1 outfit ByKolles will start the Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans from pole position after its sim racer Jernej Simoncic set the fastest time in qualifying.
Sim racers are expected to dominate in this weekend's virtual Le Mans 24 Hours contest, but two high-profile teams are putting faith in real-life driver line-ups. The challenge will be huge but could their experience spring a surprise?
The 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours was due to take place this weekend before the coronavirus pandemic postponed it, but the virtual 24-hour race taking place instead is set to provide a star-studded line-up and just as much action
Sandy Mitchell edged DTM rookie Ed Jones by 0.023 seconds to win the final round of the BRDC Esports Championship, which has raised almost £18,000 for the UK’s National Health Service.
Former pro basketball player and motorsport enthusiast Tony Parker has been named as the official starter for the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual which takes place this weekend (13/14 th June).