Author: Andrew Evans


GT World Challenge Drivers Can Win Real Championship Points from Esports Races

This year’s GT World Challenge will see one of the strangest real-world/esports crossovers to date, as pro racing drivers could win points towards their championship challenge from sim racing. The… Read More »

World Endurance Championship Swaps Sebring for Portimao in 2021 Season Opener

The first race in the new Hypercar era of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will take place in Portugal in April, after the championship’s organizers dropped Sebring from the… Read More »

Fanatec Releases New CSL Universal Hub

Fanatec has revealed its new CSL Universal Hub, allowing players to bolt a multitude of steering wheel rims — including items from real-world vehicles — to virtually any Fanatec wheelbase.… Read More »

2021 World Endurance Championship Entry List Revealed

The FIA has published the full, 33-car entry list for the 2021 season of the FIA World Endurance Championship. 2021 will be a season dominated by the massive change at… Read More »

Nissan Drops Jann Mardenborough From GT500 Race Seat

The relationship between Nissan and GT Academy seems to be well and truly over, as the brand appears to have all-but ended its relationship with the sole remaining driver. Jann… Read More »

FIA Rally Star Gamer to Racer Competition Starts February 13

The FIA Rally Star competition announced last year will get underway in the coming weeks, with the hopes of finding a future World Rally champion via digital motorsport. There’s five… Read More »

Porsche Reveals New $80,000, Entry-Level, Rear-Drive Taycan

If you’ve always fancied the Porsche Taycan but found the $100,000 starting price to be a little eye-watering, there’s some good news for you. Porsche has now confirmed that the… Read More »

Double Champion Leigh Makes F1 Esports Switch to Ferrari for 2021

Ferrari has announced that it has signed one of the biggest names in the F1 Esports scene: two-time world champion Brendon Leigh. Leigh, who’s driven for Mercedes across the entire… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 Super7 Lexus All-In Challenge Briefly Teased on Xbox Dashboard

A mysterious new feature in Forza Horizon 4 has been seemingly teased by mistake on some players’ Xbox dashboards, before disappearing again just as enigmatically. According to one particularly sharp-eyed… Read More »

Tom's Reveals It's Developing a Tuned GR Yaris

Renowned Japanese tuning house and race team Tom’s has revealed it’s started developing its own version of the Toyota GR Yaris. Although the GR Yaris is one of the most… Read More »

DeJong Takes Porsche Esports Supercup Lead as Rogers and Job Win

The USA’s Mitchell DeJong has taken the lead in the Porsche Tag Heuer Esports Supercup Championship (PESC) following the second round at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Once again it was Josh… Read More »

GT Sport Daily Races: Better Watch Out For The Scooby

There’s a new set of GT Sport Daily Races this week, to tide us all over while we’re waiting for the next FIA season to start. The options are relatively… Read More »

Gran Turismo FIA Championship Will Return for 2021

Polyphony Digital has announced that its flagship FIA Gran Turismo Championships series will return for another season in 2021. The announcement confirms that the championship will continue into its fourth… Read More »

F1 Virtual Grand Prix Series Will Return for 2021

One of the stars of the 2020 esports racing scene, the F1 Virtual Grand Prix, is returning for a second season in 2021. Although 2020 was a bit of a… Read More »

Toyota Reveals GR010 Le Mans Hypercar Contender

Toyota has become the first brand to reveal its Le Mans Hypercar in full. Sticking with Toyota’s naming scheme for its World Endurance Championship vehicles, but shaking things up a… Read More »

Akira Teshima's Own Subaru Impreza 22B Was Scanned for GT Sport

If you drive the Subaru Impreza 22B in Gran Turismo Sport — and you should, because it’s brilliant — it turns out that you’re actually driving a bit of history.… Read More »

GT Sport Time Trials: One Track, Two Tracks, Red Track, Blue Track

The first new GT Sport Time Trials of the year are with us, and there’s something a little different to try for the next couple of weeks. Though “Gr.3 Super… Read More »

GTPlanet Member Recreates an Entire Issue of Evo Magazine in Forza Horizon 4

We don’t think we’re going too much out on a limb when we say GTPlanet has a whole lot of creativity within our membership. One only has to look at… Read More »

You Can Drive Gran Turismo's Apricot Hill and Midfield Raceway in Assetto Corsa on PC

Fans of classic, and long-absent Gran Turismo tracks can rejoice, as it’s now possible to race on them again. There’s one slight catch though: it’s not in Gran Turismo, or… Read More »

Formula One 2021 Season Calendar Already Facing Disruption

After a highly chaotic 2020 season, with new grands prix and, for the first time, multiple races at the same venue, F1 fans might have been looking forward to a… Read More »