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FIA presidential candidate Mohammed ben Sulayem has received a boost to his hopes of winning this month's election after receiving the backing of influential British organisations Motorsport UK and the RAC.
Robert Reid won the 2001 World Rally Championship for Subaru as co-driver to Richard Burns, the 20th anniversary was celebrated last week. The Scot has since gone on to a career in the sport’s governance on several FIA commissions including Safety. He’s running in the FIA elections in three weeks for the role of Deputy President for Sport under Mohammed ben Sulayem. Victory would see him as “co-driver” to the most powerful role in motorsport, FIA President.
Maximilian Benecke and Chris Lulham won the 2021 VCO ProSIM Series titles in emphatic fashion at Sebring, as Max Verstappen starred during the final round.
Martin Štefanko is the first world champion of the RCCO World eX Champioship. The 23-year-old Czech from the Williams Esports team managed to beat top favorite Lasse Sørensen (TK9 E-SPEED) in the grand finale on the famous Nürburgring-Nordschleife.
Two-time F1 Esports champion, Brendon Leigh, signed with the Ferrari Development Academy earlier this season and reflects on the big-ticket move.
Sebastian Vettel and Mick Schumacher are the latest names to be confirmed on the burgeoning list of stars competing in next February’s Race of Champions in Sweden.
The momentum behind electric motorsport gathered pace in 2021 with the introduction of the Pure ETCR touring car championship and Extreme E off-road category.
Team VRS drivers Josh Rogers and Ayhancan Güven took their first win of the VCO ProSIM SERIES season, as the championship visited Road America.
Motorsport Games Developed NASCAR Game is the First to Come to the Console, Available to Play Starting Today, November 19, 2021.
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.
Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson will feature in next year’s Race of Champions event in Sweden, becoming teammates with action sports legend Travis Pastrana for Team USA.
Arguably no country in the world is investing more in motorsport currently than Saudi Arabia. Their efforts will be projected onto a world stage in December as the F1 season reaches a thrilling climax and one of the venues playing host is a new street circuit in Jeddah. F1 has signed a long-term contract with Saudi Arabia to host F1 and ultimately the race will run on a new purpose-built circuit that is being developed in Qiddiya. They also have the Dakar rally, Formula E, and Extreme E events.
An Australian study has concluded that motorsport contributes a total of $8.6 billion to the economy each year.
Team Redline and TESLA R8G Esports have won their respective classes of a truncated 8 Hours of Nürburgring, the third round of the Le Mans Virtual Series.
BS+COMPETITION has won the Hockenheimring 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.
Tom Kristensen is the most successful driver in the history of Le Mans 24 hours with nine outright victories. Since retiring from racing, he's been President of the FIA Drivers Commission. From that platform, he's running for the role of FIA Deputy President for Sport in December's election, alongside the current holder of that role, Graham Stoker, who's bidding to become President.
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.
The FIA presidential candidates have been warned against potential unethical behaviour in next month's election, amid concerns that voters could be being asked to send photos of their ballot papers.
The winner of the first eX Prix of Indianapolis on the famous racetrack in the USA was 24-year-old German Nicolas Hillebrand from Biela Racing Team EURONICS, who beat Absolute Racing’s Michi Hoyer by just 0.022 seconds in a heartstopping Super Final.
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.
The Singapore Grand Prix’s deputy clerk of the course Janette Tan has joined the FIA presidential election ticket of Graham Stoker.
The FIA and event promoter Stephane Ratel are aiming to attract 90 nations to compete in the second edition of the Motorsport Games centred on Paul Ricard next October.
As the world emerges from the pandemic and people value going out and enjoying live experiences once again, it seems that Formula 1 is at the top of the wishlist. The US Grand Prix weekend at Austin had a record 400,000 spectators and this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix is also a sell-out, boosted by local hero Sergio Perez (known as Checo) now an established Grand Prix winner in a competitive car.
The latest iteration in the NASCAR gaming franchise – NASCAR 21: Ignition – has officially launched from Motorsports Games Inc.
Motorsport Games’ officially licensed NASCAR game arrives for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC, bringing fans our most authentic NASCAR experience to date.
Mohammed ben Sulayem will be one of just two names on the ballot for FIA President in December, to succeed Jean Todt in the most powerful job in motorsport as head of the worldwide federation that owns and regulates F1 and the other World Championships. If successful, Ben Sulayem would be the first non-European to lead the FIA.
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, and Moritz Löhner became a three-time victor for Dörr Esports.
2021 F1 Global Fan Survey Includes Feedback from Record 167,000 fans. Sport More Popular than ever with 90% of Respondents Believing F1 is “Pinnacle of Motorsport”. Max Verstappen, Lando Norris, Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo Selected by fans as Favorite Drivers. McLaren, Red Bull, Ferrari, and Mercedes Highlighted as Top F1 Teams.
Two-time Formula 1 champion Mika Hakkinen will feature in next year’s Race of Champions, becoming team-mates with Valtteri Bottas for Team Finland.
While many voices in the automotive world may be screaming that the future of motoring and motorsport lies with electric cars, there’s a counter argument that hybrids could well be the way forward.
The Petersen Automotive Museum, in partnership with Velocity Invitational, will host “The Future of Motorsports Panel Discussion and Auction” with panel to include CEO of Ford Jim Farley, McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown and IndyCar president Jay Frye.
Canossa Racing – a new joint venture between GPS Classic and Canossa Events - has acquired Alfa Revival Cup, expanding the event offerings to the racing world.
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 that witnessed coy use of fuel-saving. Bono Huis, Atze Kerkhof and Felix Rosenqvist took victory in the LMP category, while Kevin Siggy, Rudy van Buren and Enzo Bonito won in GTE.
After winning the opening Le Mans Virtual Series race at Monza alongside teammates Dani Juncadella and Michael Smidl, Jeffrey Rietveld explains the plan for the upcoming Spa-Francorchamps race and how much the championship means to him.
Motorsport Games’ Officially Licensed NASCAR Game Will Be Playable on the Popular Gaming Console Starting on November 19, 2021, with Pre-Orders Available Now!
After a thrilling 1ST round that saw more than 2.6 million impressions worldwide, the 2nd stage kicks off at 7:30 a.m. EDT on Saturday.
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.
The 1901 Paris-Berlin road race, one of the early city-to-city events at the dawn of motorsport, is being revived for experimental machinery by GT boss Stephane Ratel.
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.
For this weekend’s Turkish Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing Honda has revealed a special tribute livery, and it will be arriving in the F1 2021 game next week.
Historic interpretations of Autodromo Nazionale 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.
In the world of sports video games, a jinx theory has emerged that players who appeared on the cover of the NFL’s Madden series goes on to have a woeful season. So, you can imagine the outcry of fans of Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney and Bubba Wallace when NASCAR 21: Ignition put them all three of them on the cover of the reinvented game this year!
There's very sad news out of Germany involving a massive crash that reportedly took place at the Nürburgring on October 4 during an open track session. We're hearing that a person was killed and seven were injured – some severely – in a 10-car pileup that happened on the 12.9-mile Nordschleife loop.
Motorsport Network, the leading independent media, interactive entertainment, and e-commerce company focused on the motorsport and automotive industries, today announced the recent promotion of Oliver Ciesla to serve as Motorsport Network’s Chief Executive Officer.
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.
Motorsport Stats has relaunched its industry-leading results website with a fresh design, new features and functionalities, and faster access to a rich stream of data from the world’s leading racing championships.
Bono Huis has won the sixth and final Formula Pro Series race for this season and with it Mercedes-AMG Petronas the Teams' title.
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 Krönke was dominant.
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.
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.
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.
The 2021 Formula 1 season is now playable on the go thanks to an update for the F1 Mobile Racing game, along with several new features and enhancements, and it’s available right now if you own an Apple or Android device.
The opening round of the newly-revised Le Mans Virtual Series takes place at the ‘Temple of Speed’ this weekend, with the world’s best online sim-drivers competing in a four-hour endurance race at the famous Monza circuit.