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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.

Why the F1 22 game's Pirelli Hot Laps addition is 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.

Le Mans Virtual Series returns for 2022-2023

Leading racing Esports event, the Le Mans Virtual Series and the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual, will return after a reveal at the Automobile Club de l’Ouest’s pre-Le Mans 24 Hours press conference.

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.

The sim racing star shining the spotlight on national motorsport

YouTube sensation Jimmy Broadbent entering real-life competition in a Praga has sent livestream viewing figures through the roof and is exposing club racing to a whole new audience

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 the F1 22 video game tries to encompass the championship'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.

Toyota and Infiniti BTCC cars coming to simulator rFactor 2

The British Touring Car Championship will be represented within PC sim racing platform rFactor 2 from May 2022, when the Infiniti and Toyota cars become available.

The 2021 WTCR season is coming to the RaceRoom simulation

The 2021 FIA World Touring Car Cup season will be officially making its gaming debut within the RaceRoom Racing Experience PC simulator.

The most important features in F1 Manager 22

F1 Manager 22 will be the first dedicated and licenced Formula 1 management title in over two decades, and developer Frontier Developments has provided an early glimpse under the hood.

How the world’s biggest sim racer is forging a motorsport career

After talking with sim racing content creator Jimmy Broadbent at a pre-season Praga Cup test, it’s clear that there’s far more to his motorsport activities than initially meets the eye. He's living the dream for the whole virtual racing community.

Lamborghini launches first Esports team

Following Lamborghini’s first Esports competition, The Real Race which started in 2020, the Sant’Agata-based manufacturer has created its first virtual racing team.

GT4 test up for grabs in 2022 Alpine Esports Series

An Alpine A110 GT4 driving experience, plus sim racing products, are up for grabs for those who enter the 2022 Alpine Esports Series, now in its second season following a successful launch last year.

Jajovski dominates as Banki takes ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship lead

Erhan Jajovski won both ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship races at Zandvoort for R8G Esports, but it is Bence Banki who now takes the series lead after a consistent season.

Formula E: Accelerate Esports competition offers real-world test

The Formula E: Accelerate Esports competition returns for 2022, with a real-world test drive up for grabs in Valencia.

Motorsport Games' rFactor 2 becomes the official sim racing platform of Formula E

Continuation of Motorsport Games' multi-year agreement will see Formula E implemented within the racing simulation, as well as the creation of Esports events and activations for fans.

Hands-on with the MotoGP 22 game: Returning legends shine through

Another year, another iterative official MotoGP game, right? Not quite. With MotoGP 22 just around the corner, we were able to go hands-on with an early preview build and ended up surprised by the new additions.

Hogfeldt wins again in ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship

The 2022 ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship got back underway, this time at Watkins Glen, with Christopher Hogfeldt winning for a third time this season to extend his championship lead.

SRO GT World Challenge Esports series returns for 2022

The SRO Motorsports Group has announced that its flagship range of Esports events will return this year, again using Kunos Simulazioni’s GT3 simulator Assetto Corsa Competizione.

Coanda Simsport wins inaugural Autosport Esports Team of the Year Award

Coanda Simsport has won the inaugural Autosport Esports Team of the Year Award presented by Motorsport Games.

Frederik Rasmussen wins Autosport’s Esports Driver of the Year

Frederik Rasmussen is the winner of Autosport’s 2021 Esports Driver of the Year Award presented by Motorsport Games.

WRC Esports series returns for 2022

Following a successful campaign in 2021, the WRC Esports series will return this year and it starts today, Friday 4th February.

Inaugural 2022 INDYCAR-Motorsport Games Pro Challenge Officially Kicks Off

This marks the video game company’s first virtual esports event with the NTT INDYCAR SERIES after entering into an exclusive partnership in July 2021.

Why F1 sims have won over their biggest sceptics

When Lewis Hamilton revealed at last year’s British Grand Prix that he had spent Friday morning in his Mercedes team’s simulator, it raised a few eyebrows within Formula 1.

Motorsport Games announces official KartKraft launch

Previously in ‘Early Access,’ the full game will come complete with online multiplayer, official tracks, and full customization options.

Motorsport Games’ Le Mans Virtual Series followed by more than 81 million fans

The series concludes its five-month season with racing legends, millions of fans and hundreds of laps.

Motorsport Games and Live Fast Motorsports Announce Increased Partnership for 2022 NASCAR Season

Motorsport Games will gain unprecedented access to the NASCAR team assisting in the development of its gaming franchise through a technical partnership.

Realteam Hydrogen wins 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual after Verstappen crashes
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Realteam Hydrogen wins 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual after Verstappen crashes

The 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual has been won in dominant fashion by Felipe Drugovich, Oliver Rowland, Jeffrey Rietveld and Michal Smidl for Realteam Hydrogen Redline. In GTE, the BMW Team Redline entry driven by Kevin Siggy, Rudy van Buren, Lorenzo Colombo and Enzo Bonito took the laurels.

Watch the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual live

The finale of the Virtual Le Mans Series takes place this weekend, with the curtain-closer being the second edition of the Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans. 

24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual eRacing finale to be broadcast digitally around the world

The finale of this year’s Le Mans Virtual Series is to be broadcast on January 15-16 2022.

Inside Mercedes's preparations for a virtual fightback at Le Mans

After its bruising end to a classic Formula 1 season in Abu Dhabi, Mercedes can make an early play to punch back at Red Bull as its Esports arm takes on the Virtual Le Mans 24 Hours by Motorsport Games this weekend. Here’s how its gearing up for a return, of sorts, to La Sarthe

Track guide for the Le Mans Virtual Series 24 hour race
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Track guide for the Le Mans Virtual Series 24 hour race

It all comes down to one final endurance race. After a thrilling season, the Le Mans Virtual Series culminates with the 24 Hours of Le Mans around the famous Circuit de la Sarthe.

Verstappen headlines 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual by Motorsport Games

Max Verstappen, Alex Palou, Juan Pablo Montoya, Felix Rosenqvist and Oliver Rowland to star, along with all-female line up from W Series, plus Beitske Visser in Mahle entry, as best-of-the-best sim racers race for 24-hour glory.

Opmeer becomes two-time Formula 1 Esports Series Pro champion

Jarno Opmeer has won the 20201 F1 Esports Series Pro, his second title in as many years, despite a fraught final race involving aggressive Red Bull Racing Esports tactics.

Le Mans Virtual Series: Rebellion GPX and BMW Team Redline win Sebring

The 500 Miles of Sebring, part of the Le Mans Virtual Series, has been won by Rebellion GPX Esports in LMP thanks to Agustin Canapino, Nikodem Wisniewski and Kuba Brzezinski. The GTE category was taken once again by BMW Team Redline thanks to Rudy van Buren, Kevin Siggy and Enzo Bonito.

F1 Esports Pro: Lucas Blakeley is the real deal

Aston Martin Esports Team driver Luca Blakeley has emerged as an F1 Esports Series Pro title protagonist in 2021, and after finishing 15th last season it is quite the turnaround. We spoke to him before the championship-deciding rounds.

Track guide for the Le Mans Virtual Series Sebring 500 race
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Track guide for the Le Mans Virtual Series Sebring 500 race

After three exciting races, the Le Mans Virtual Series heads to North America for the next round of the online endurance competition. Professional drivers and sim racers will strap themselves in for a 500km race on Saturday 18th December at the classic Sebring International Raceway for the fourth round of the Le Mans Virtual Series.

​NASCAR Heat Ultimate Edition+ officially launches on Nintendo Switch

Motorsport Games Developed NASCAR Game is the First to Come to the Console, Available to Play Starting Today, November 19, 2021.

VCO ProSIM SERIES: Reigning champions Team VRS take first race win

Team VRS drivers Josh Rogers and Ayhancan Guven took their first win of the VCO ProSIM SERIES season, as the championship visited Road America.

Baldwin wins GT World Challenge Europe Esports Sprint Series

McLaren Shadow driver and reigning British GT Esports champion James Baldwin has won the GT World Challenge Europe Esports Sprint Series ahead of Ferrari's David Tonizza.

Le Mans Virtual Series: Team Redline and TESLA R8G win shortened Nurburgring race

Team Redline and TESLA R8G Esports have won its respective classes of a truncated 8 Hours of Nurburgring, the third round of the Le Mans Virtual Series.

VCO ProSIM SERIES: BS+COMPETITION takes commanding Hockenheim victory

BS+COMPETITION has won the Hockenheim Bonus Race during Round 2 of the VCO ProSIM SERIES thanks to an dominant drive by Laurin Heinrich and Kay Kaschube.

How to follow the third round of the Le Mans Virtual Series by Motorsport Games, kicking off this weekend on November 13

After an action-packed first two rounds, drivers will take on the long challenge of Nordschleife on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. ET.

Nürburgring track guide for round three of the Le Mans Virtual Series
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Nürburgring track guide for round three of the Le Mans Virtual Series

Universally recognised as one of the world’s greatest racetracks, the daunting Nürburgring Nordschleife is the venue for the third round of the Le Mans Virtual Series this weekend.

VCO ProSIM SERIES: Team Redline dominate Red Bull Ring race

Team Redline’s Maximilian Benecke and Chris Lulham secured victory in the first race of VCO’s ProSIM SERIES Season 2 at the Red Bull Ring in dominant fashion earlier this week. 

Start your engines! NASCAR 21: Ignition officially launches, available to play today

Motorsport Games’ officially licensed NASCAR game arrives for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC, bringing fans our most authentic NASCAR experience to date.

How Sebastian Job is adapting to life in F1 Esports Series Pro

Sebastian Job is a former Porsche Supercup iRacing world champion, but for this season, he's making his F1 Esports Series Pro Championship debut. As he explains, the differences between the two disciplines are quite stark.

Lohner secures third ADAC GT Masters Esports title

The 2021 ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship within RaceRoom has finished for the year, with Moritz Lohner becoming a three-time champion for Dorr Esports.

Le Mans Virtual Series Spa: Team Redline win both classes
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Le Mans Virtual Series Spa: Team Redline win both classes

Team Redline has won both classes of the 6 Hours of Spa, the second round of the Le Mans Virtual Series thanks to a clever strategy and coy use of fuel saving.

NASCAR Heat Ultimate Edition+ comes to Nintendo Switch

Motorsport Games’ Officially Licensed NASCAR Game Will Be Playable on the Popular Gaming Console Starting on November 19, 2021, with Pre-Orders Available Now!

Jeffrey Rietveld: Le Mans Virtual Series is a big step forward for sim racing

After winning the opening Le Mans Virtual Series race at Monza alongside team-mates Dani Juncadella and Michael Smidl, Jeffrey Rietveld explains the plan for the upcoming Spa-Francorchamps race and how much the championship means to him.

Le Mans Virtual Series by Motorsport Games gears up for round two on 16 October 2021

After a thrilling 1ST round that saw more than 2.6 million impressions worldwide, the 2nd stage kicks off at 7:30a.m. EDT on Saturday.

Spa track guide for round two of the Le Mans Virtual Series
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Spa track guide for round two of the Le Mans Virtual Series

The second round of the Le Mans Virtual Series takes place at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps this weekend, where the world’s best online sim drivers will compete in a six-hour endurance race.

Official motocross game MXGP 2021 set for November launch

The latest in a long line of officially licenced MXGP video games is about to take off from starting gate. MXGP 2021 has been announced and will be released later this year.

Red Bull's Honda tribute livery coming to F1 2021 game

For this weekend’s Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix, Red Bull has revealed a special Honda tribute livery, and it will be arriving in the F1 2021 game next week.

How Monza highlights Automobilista 2’s strong suit

Historic interpretations of Monza are now available for racing simulator Automobilista 2. The 1971 and 1991 versions are spellbinding additions that add rose-tinted spectacles to the sim racing experience.

Keithley and Rietveld take Sachsenring spoils in ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship

Williams Esports's Jack Keithley and Team Redline's Jeffrey Rietveld split the victories at the Sachsenring during the sixth round of the 2021 ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship.

Mercedes-AMG Petronas triumph as Huis clinches Formula Pro Series title

Bono Huis has won the sixth and final Formula Pro Series race for this season and with it Mercedes-AMG Petronas the teams' title.

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.

Realteam Hydrogen Redline, Porsche win Le Mans Virtual Series Round 1 at Monza

Realteam Hydrogen Redline has won the 4 Hours of Monza, the opening round of the Le Mans Virtual Series, as Jeffrey Rietveld, Dani Juncadella and Michal Smidl held off GPX Rebellion Williams and Floyd ByKolles-Burst. In GTE, the Porsche Esports Team car driven by Mitchell deJong, Mack Bakkum and Martin Kronke was dominant.