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Thomas Harrison-Lord

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Thomas Harrison-Lord is Games and Esports Editor of Traxion, part of the Motorsport Network. A racing game and motorsport fanatic.

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VCO ProSIM SERIES: Benecke and Lulham secure the title

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.

VCO ProSIM SERIES: Reigning champions Team VRS take first race win

Team VRS drivers Josh Rogers and Ayhancan Güven took their first win of the VCO ProSIM SERIES season, as the championship visited Road America.

Le Mans Virtual Series: Team Redline and TESLA R8G win shortened Nürburgring race

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.

VCO ProSIM SERIES: BS+COMPETITION takes commanding Hockenheimring victory

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.

VCO ProSIM SERIES: Team Redline dominate Red Bull Ring race

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. 

Le Mans Virtual Series, Spa: Team Redline win both classes

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.

Jeffrey Rietveld: Le Mans Virtual Series is a big step forward for sim racing

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.

Red Bull's Honda tribute livery is coming to the F1 2021 game

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.

How Monza highlights Automobilista 2’s strong suit

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.

Realteam Hydrogen Redline, Porsche win Le Mans Virtual Series Round 1 at Monza

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.

F1 Mobile Racing’s 2021 season update is out now on iOS and Android

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.

Motorsport starts to compete in virtual Top Gear challenge

Current motorsport stars will all be taking part in a rejuvenated Star in a Reasonably Fast Car around a virtual Top Gear Test Track.

Why the WRC takes esports so seriously

On the weekend the Acropolis Rally returned to the World Rally Championship after an eight-year hiatus, it wasn’t the only competitive rally event in town.

Nexl wins 2021 WRC eSports Grand Final, takes third title

Lohan Blanc, aka Nexl, has taken his third WRC eSports championship, beating Sami-Joe, Noel and Izamusing in a close Grand Final.

Le Mans Virtual esports event will return as series, includes 24-hour race finale

The Virtual Le Mans Series has been launched today – a five-event esports series in collaboration with Motorsport Games and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), culminating in the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual hosted at the 2022 Autosport International show.

Assetto Corsa Competizione arrives on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S February 2022

The official game of the GT World Challenge is receiving a console upgrade, with enhanced visuals and more online options.

WRC 10 Game Director Alain Jarniou on how the series has evolved

WRC 10 Game Director, Alain Jarniou, has run through the new features coming to the next official World Rally Championship game and what fans should expect upon its release.

Sami-Joe wins 2020 WRC eSports Grand Final

After over 15,000 entrants tried their hand at the 2020 WRC eSports Championship, Lebanese motorsport star Sami-Joe has emerged victorious.

Jack Basford on how iGP Manager continues to innovate

The founder and creator of the popular single-seater racing management game, iGP manager, has spoken openly about the platform’s origins and what the future holds.

GRID Legends is a new story-driven racing game by Codemasters

The GRID racing game series from Codemasters is returning, thanks to the new GRID Legends, unveiled during the EA Play Live event.

Fanatec and Gran Turismo developer partner to create new sim racing products

One of the most renowned sim racing peripheral manufacturers, Fanatec, and feted Gran Turismo game developer, Polyphony Digital, have announced a new official partnership.

Hands-on with the new BMW M4 Class1 and Monza in rFactor 2

As revealed in a recent live stream, a new BMW concept racing car has arrived, for free, in PC simulator rFactor 2. It launched alongside the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, so we thought that there’s no better location to test out this new racing thoroughbred than the hallowed Italian turf.

New F1 2021 game trailer showcases two-player career, Braking Point

A new F1 2021 game trailer showcases the Braking Point story, two-player Driver Career and in-game icons for the very first time.

Hands-on with WRC 10’s brand new stages and physics

With the latest official game of the FIA World Rally Championship, WRC 10, launching in September, we played an early preview version to see how it's shaping up.

Lamborghini eSports The Real Race returns for 2021, registration now open

Following a successful competition last year, The Real Race returns for 2021 with the chance to win a Lamborghini Headquarters experience and to become the first-ever Lamborghini Official Sim Driver.

New DIRT 5 update features online cross-play and Red Bull liveries

The off-road arcade racer has just been updated with a suite of online-related changes and some new Red Bull liveries from the world of motorsport.

How sim champion Frede Rasmussen adapted to real-life Formula E

When Frederik Rasmussen won the Formula E: Accelerate title, he also won the chance to prove just how realistic simulators are thanks to a drive in a real Formula E race car.

Fanatec’s CSL DD is a low-cost direct drive wheel base

PC and Xbox users will soon be able to buy a direct drive wheel base by Fanatec for a much lower price – delivering realistic feedback for sim racing to a wider market.

MotoGP 21 game review: Are its new features enough?

The official game of MotoGP is back with a 2021 season instalment. Are the new features enough to elevate MotoGP 21 into the pantheon of great racing games?

Thrustmaster launches Ferrari F1 replica wheel for Esports

The new Thrustmaster SF1000 Edition Wheel Add-on allows racing game fans and esports competitors to use a replica of the 2020 Ferrari F1 steering wheel used by Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel.

WRC 10 revealed, celebrates 50 years of the championship

The 2021 World Rally Championship season will be replicated in the new WRC 10 video game. Set to be released in September 2021, the game will also celebrate 50 years of the WRC.