Justin Melillo

United States of America

Justin Melillo is a US-based motorsport and esports writer. As an avid sim racer himself, Melillo is also known for his eNASCAR reporting for both the iRacing and the NASCAR Heat series.

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Le Mans Virtual Series: Team Redline, R8G Esports score Monza class wins

The 4 Hours of Monza, part of the Le Mans Virtual Series, has been won by the #1 Team Redline of Luke Bennett, Jeffrey Rietveld and Maximilian Benecke in LMP and the #888 R8G Esports Ferrari of Alexander Smolyar, Timotej Andonovski and Risto Kappet in GTE.

NASCAR 21: Ignition beginner tips and tricks

As you embark on your newest racing endeavour in the NASCAR ranks, our NASCAR 21: Ignition guide can hopefully help take you from last to first with some of our collected tips and tricks for the new game.

Le Mans Virtual Series Race 2 at Spa-Francorchamps entry list unveiled

On Tuesday, the entry list for the 6 Hours of Spa Virtual was released, uncovering the 114 drivers that will compete on the 38 official teams this weekend.

Watch the Le Mans Virtual Series Qualifying and Cup race live

On 24th September, tune in for a single broadcast with two events on display. The Le Mans Virtual Series kicks off its 2021-22 season with qualifying for the first race of the season at Monza. After that, the first race of the Le Mans Virtual Cup will take place, also at Monza, with the top 30 qualifiers from open qualifying taking part.

Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 W12 and 2022 car coming to iRacing

Formula 1 fans will be ecstatic to know that one of the fastest machines on the grid will soon be an option for this using the iRacing simulation platform.

F1 Esports Series Pro Championship drivers and schedule announced

The F1 Esports Series Pro Championship grid is now set, with the drivers and calendar revealed for the championship held using the F1 2021 game.

Teams announced for 2021-2022 Le Mans Virtual Series

The Le Mans Virtual Series esports championship has announced the participating teams, including entries from Team Fordzilla, R8G ESPORTS, Red Bull Racing Esports, Porsche and Ferrari.

NASCAR 21: Ignition unveiled, arrives 28th October

Motorsport Games has revealed the details about its latest project, NASCAR 21: Ignition. The highly anticipated title launches on 28th October and will be available to own in either Standard or Champions Edition variants.

NH5 Ultimate Summer Showdown: Castro and Brooks win titles

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.

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.

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.

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.

NH5 Ultimate Summer Showdown: Stone, Buttafuoco win at Texas

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

NH5 Ultimate Summer Showdown: Brooks, Harbin win at Darlington

The first of four events are in the books for the latest NASCAR Heat 5 limited series.

Fanatec announces new entry-level CSL Pedals

The new Fanatec CSL Pedals look set to provided sub-$200/€200 load cell sim racing pedals for the very first time.