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While the biggest share of the $100,000 prize pot and a place on the real-life podium awaits the winners, some teams competing in the Super Final for the Le Mans Esports Series don't have their eyes set on the biggest prize.
Sim racing giants Thrustmaster has signed a supply contract with the Le Mans Esports Series, and will provide the equipment for the Super Final.
A total of 20,000 gamers from across the world competed over 10 months, but now the best 36 drivers will battle it out at the Super Final for the Le Mans Esports Series.
A key element of the Le Mans Esports Series set-up prompted a split response from the sim racing community when the new contest was launched but, as the championship builds towards its finale at the 24 Hours, its philosophy is proving correct
Shaun Arnold triumphed in the latest Le Mans Esports Series qualifier, which took place live at the 2019 Autosport International Show.
Brendon Leigh successfully retained his Formula 1 Esports crown, winning two of the final four races to seal the championship with one race to spare.
Brendon Leigh won the opening two races of the second Formula 1 Esports Pro Series event, while his Mercedes team-mate Daniel Bereznay (pictured above) won the third and final race.
The second qualifying event for the finals of the Le Mans Esports Series closes on Saturday, with only a handful of days left for gamers to set their laps and book their place at the 2019 Le Mans 24 hours.
Simracing title rFactor 2 has announced the upcoming addition of three classic McLaren Formula 1 cars, which will be used as part of McLaren's Shadow Project Esports competition.
Shaun Arnold, David Hoch and Chris Farkas have become the first gamers to book their place in the finals of the Le Mans Esports Series.
McLaren Shadow Project has revealed a Middle East expansion, making it the ‘first Arabic language eSports competition’.
ASP Mercedes pair Raffaele Marciello and Michael Meadows took a commanding victory in a rain-affected second Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup race at the Hungaroring.
Christian Engelhart and Mirko Bortolotti dominated the opening Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup race at the Hungaroring, beating pre-race favourites Mercedes.
McLaren’s World’s Fastest Gamer runner-up Freek Schothorst will make his Formula Renault Eurocup debut this weekend at the Hungaroring.
McLaren today announced that gamers can qualify for the semi-finals of its new Esports competition, McLaren Shadow Project, on their mobile devices.
Since the brakes on Tomas Enge’s Prost failed during the 2001 Brazilian Grand Prix, the Czech Republic’s Formula 1 fans have been waiting for one of their own to reach the pinnacle of motorsport. And now a duo are about to do so – albeit in the virtual world.
Ford World Endurance Championship driver Andy Priaulx believes it’s wrong to underestimate esports, after the success of Formula E.