esports News and Analysis
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.
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.
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.
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
2022’s official World Rally Championship game has a brand new name – WRC Generations – and will feature the current hybrid Rally1 machines.
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.
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 FIA World Touring Car Cup season will be officially making its gaming debut within the RaceRoom Racing Experience PC simulator.
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.
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.
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.
The Formula E: Accelerate Esports competition returns for 2022, with a real-world test drive up for grabs in Valencia.
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.
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.
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.
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 has won the inaugural Autosport Esports Team of the Year Award presented by Motorsport Games.
Frederik Rasmussen is the winner of Autosport’s 2021 Esports Driver of the Year Award presented by Motorsport Games.
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.
Previously in ‘Early Access,’ the full game will come complete with online multiplayer, official tracks, and full customization options.
The series concludes its five-month season with racing legends, millions of fans and hundreds of laps.
Motorsport Games will gain unprecedented access to the NASCAR team assisting in the development of its gaming franchise through a technical partnership.
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.
The finale of this year’s Le Mans Virtual Series is to be broadcast on January 15-16 2022.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Team VRS drivers Josh Rogers and Ayhancan Guven took their first win of the VCO ProSIM SERIES season, as the championship visited Road America.
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.
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.
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.
After an action-packed first two rounds, drivers will take on the long challenge of Nordschleife on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. ET.
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.
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.
Motorsport Games’ officially licensed NASCAR game arrives for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC, bringing fans our most authentic NASCAR experience to date.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bono Huis has won the sixth and final Formula Pro Series race for this season and with it Mercedes-AMG Petronas the teams' title.
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 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.