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Romain Grosjean’s team ACER VERO R8G victorious in French eX Prix
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Romain Grosjean’s team ACER VERO R8G victorious in French eX Prix

The second season of the World eX Championship is increasingly becoming a duel between Lasse Sørensen and Jiri Toman – and thus also a duel between two very well-known team owners from the real-world: Tom Kristensen and Romain Grosjean.

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.

Formula Pro Series: Siggy takes wins damp Daytona race

Kevin Siggy has taken his first-ever Formula Pro Series victory at the Daytona International Speedway Road Course for Team Redline.

Why the F1 22 game's Pirelli Hot Laps are 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.

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.

Lasse Sørensen repeats US eXPrix victory
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Lasse Sørensen repeats US eXPrix victory

Denmark’s Lasse Sørensen won a thrilling HAGERTY US eX Prix at Daytona, scoring a record fifth victory in the all-electric virtual World eX Championship for Tom Kristensen’s esports racing team TK9 E-SPeeD.

Motorsport Games and BTCC announce future promotional plan to upcoming official BTCC game

The development teams will continue refining the user experience while both companies will offer multiple brand activations and gameplay content in the lead-up to full release.

Signed Indy 500 crash helmet up for grabs in rFactor2 “Time2Beat” competition

Race fans attending today’s Indy 500 can win a crash helmet signed by the entire 33-car field.

Formula Pro Series: Simončič wins second round in dominant fashion

Burst Esport’s Jernej Simončič has won the second Formula Pro Series race of the season, carrying the momentum of a promising opening round result and turning it into a maximum points haul to now lead the championship standings.

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 F1 22 tries to encompass the sport'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.

Rietveld wins at Spa, as Formula Pro Series returns

Team Redline’s Jeffrey Rietveld has won the first Formula Pro Series round for 2022, breaking the Mercedes-AMG and Bono Huis stranglehold.

Toman triumphs while Sørensen shunts in World eX opener at Silverstone

Acer Vero R8G driver, Jiří Toman, staked his claim for his maiden outright World eX victory on his debut at Silverstone during the semi-final heat after leading the field for a lights-to-flag despite immense pressure from TK9 E-SPeeD’s Lasse Sørensen.

Dallara E-sports Championship, the great challenge returns in 2022

Once again this year Dallara Automobili is organizing the Dallara E-sports Championship, a virtual championship using Stradale and EXP cars built by the Emilia Romagna-based company.

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 as of May 2022, when the Infiniti and Toyota cars become available.

How an unlikely tie-up won sim racing's biggest prize

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

How seriously should Esports be taken? Prime

How seriously should Esports be taken?

As interest in Esports has increased during the coronavirus lockdown, the lines have become blurred between what's real and what's virtual - especially when some high-profile participants seem to be playing for laughs, says Luke Smith

Why Abt's deception left Audi with no choice Prime

Why Abt's deception left Audi with no choice

Daniel Abt's suspension by the Audi Formula E team - and possible loss of his drive - for fielding a ringer in an Esports event could be considered an overreaction. But in a wider context, his employers had little other alternative

How Leclerc is embracing his new mission Prime

How Leclerc is embracing his new mission

The emergence of Ferrari F1 driver Charles Leclerc as a Twitch streaming star has been one of the pleasant surprises of lockdown so far. He says it is giving fans a greater insight into his nature, but that's not his primary purpose