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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.
Team Redline’s Jeffrey Rietveld has won the first Formula Pro Series round for 2022, breaking the Mercedes-AMG and Bono Huis stranglehold.
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.
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.
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.
The 2021 FIA World Touring Car Cup season will be officially making its gaming debut within the RaceRoom Racing Experience PC simulator soon.
Christopher Högfeldt struck back by winning the Feature Race at Silverstone, reclaiming the ADAC GT Masters Esports lead heading into the final round. 2021 GT4 champion Emre Cihan won the Sprint Race.
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 – 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 Bánki 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 the company’s multiyear agreement will see the series implemented within the racing simulation, as well as the creation of esports events and activations for fans.
Joining as a technical advisor, Grosjean will help iterate rFactor 2 and the company’s robust live esports events.
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.
Reigning ADAC GT Masters Esports champion, Mortiz Löhner, has endured a torrid start to his 2022 season, but two victories at the Nürburgring have rekindled his title charge.
The 2022 ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship got back underway, this time at Watkins Glen, with Christopher Högfeldt 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.
Christopher Högfeldt took both pole positions and race wins during the opening round of the ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship at Brands Hatch.
Formula 1 fans will have access to a new start-of-the-art simulation experience later this year as part of a deal to create entertainment hubs around the world.
Felix Rosenqvist has won the INDYCAR Pro Challenge in association with Motorsport Games virtual racing event after a supreme performance in the final of three races at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course.
This is the first of four quarterly updates planned for the simulation during the 2022 calendar year.
Frederik Rasmussen is the winner of Autosport’s 2021 Esports Driver of the Year Award presented by Motorsport Games.
Coanda Simsport has won the inaugural Autosport Esports Team 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.
After running uninterrupted, 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 and 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.
Fanatec and BMW M Motorsport have teamed up to create a sim racing wheel with a difference – it's identical in every way to the real-world wheel in the new M4 GT3 racecar. It's also sold out until September 2022.
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.
Drivers will be respecting the bumps at the 500 Miles of Sebring on Saturday at 7:30 am EDT.
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.
After what will be over a two-year hiatus since the 2019 reboot, Codemasters – and now EA’s – action-fuelled racing game franchise returns early next year with GRID Legends, and the emphasis is very much on accessible, explosive, driving fun.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.