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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.

The 2021 WTCR season is coming to the RaceRoom simulation

The 2021 FIA World Touring Car Cup season will be officially making its gaming debut within the RaceRoom Racing Experience PC simulator soon.

The most important features in F1 Manager 2022

F1 Manager 2022 will be the first dedicated and licenced Formula 1 management title in over two decades, and now developer Frontier Developments has provided an early glimpse under the hood.

Attila Diner wins NGK Spark Plug Esport Cup title

The inaugural NGK Spark Plug Esport Cup has been decided, with 18-year-old Attila Diner snatching the laurels after a nail-biting finish at the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

Högfeldt in front after penultimate ADAC GT Masters Esports round

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.

How the world’s biggest sim racer is forging a motorsport career

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.

Lamborghini launches first esports team

Following Lamborghini’s first esports competition, The Real Race which started in 2020, the Sant’Agata-based supercar manufacturer has created its first virtual racing team.

GT4 test up for grabs in 2022 Alpine Esports Series

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.

Jajovski dominates as Bánki takes ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship lead

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.

Formula E: Accelerate esports competition offers real-world test

The Formula E: Accelerate esports competition returns for 2022, with a real-world test drive up for grabs in Valencia.

Motorsport Games' rFactor 2 becomes the official sim racing platform of Formula E

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.

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