Author: Kyle Patrick


You Can Drive (Partially) Halo-Free in F1 2018

It’s the most controversial addition to modern F1 cars since the proboscis. The halo safety device is a divisive one — quite literally from a visual perspective — but F1… Read More »

The FIA Gran Turismo Championship Begins June 20

Eight month’s after Gran Turismo Sport’s release, and almost exactly four years since the partnership was first announced, the inaugural FIA Gran Turismo Championship begins in earnest this week. Make that… Read More »

Watch the ForzaRC 2018 Series 1 Finales Right Here, Earn In-Game Prizes

As the racing gets underway at Le Mans, 31 Forza Motorsport 7 drivers will be fighting for their share of $75,000 on the other side of the globe. That’s right: the… Read More »

Thrustmaster's TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod Coming to Consoles This September

After first announcing it this past April, Thrustmaster has pencilled in a release window for the console version of its TSS handbrake. The 90% metal, Sparco-branded item will touch down… Read More »

Forza and ACO Team Up For Dedicated Le Mans Esport Series

As thousands gather in Northern France for the 86th running of Le Mans, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) and the Motorsport Network have announced the formation of the latest esport… Read More »

NASCAR IGNITE: Youth Esport League Kicks Off June 20

Remember the youth-oriented NASCAR esport series from last month? Well, it’s about to start next week, and it’s got a shiny new name to go along with it: the NASCAR… Read More »

GTPlanet GT Sport Photo Mode Competition 18 Now Open

Le Mans may be the big story this weekend, but our latest GT Sport photo competition is looking to the game’s native land for its theme. The livery editor plays an… Read More »

BMW M8 GTE Race Car to Make Gaming Debut in rFactor 2

Studio 397 has pulled off quite a coup in the sim racing world. In a first for the genre, the upcoming Endurance Pack for rFactor 2 will feature the BMW M8… Read More »

Feast Your Eyes on the First Assetto Corsa Competizione Gameplay Footage

Just as Kunos Simulazioni promised, we’ve got our first look at Assetto Corsa Competizione in action. The game is on the show floor at E3 2018, giving sim racers a taste… Read More »

The Crew 2 Open Beta Begins June 21

Fans of The Crew 2 may have noticed a beta quietly sneak onto the PS/Xbox Stores earlier this week. Ubisoft has since confirmed (via its pre-E3 conference) that the open beta… Read More »

Watch the PlayStation E3 2018 Presentation Here

We saw Microsoft yesterday. Today included Square Enix and Ubisoft. Now, the final pre-E3 conference is about to begin, and it’s Sony stepping up to bat. Sony is in a… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4's Car Pass Will Include Two New Cars Every Week

Playground Games is shaking up the tried-and-tested Forza post-launch approach. The Forza Horizon 4 pre-order content just went live on the Xbox Store, and it shows the Car Pass will be… Read More »

Gran Turismo Sport is Super Cheap on the PlayStation Store Right Now

Just in time for E3, Sony has slashed the price on Polyphony Digital’s PS4 sim racer. If you’ve been on the fence about GT Sport, then this latest price cut could… Read More »

Confirmed: Playground Games Joins the Microsoft Family

We briefly touched on it prior to Microsoft’s E3 conference, and now it’s official: Playground Games is a first-party Microsoft studio. The news came from Phil Spencer himself during the… Read More »

You'll Be Able to Buy Houses and Businesses in Forza Horizon 4

In case you missed it, Forza Horizon 4 is coming. The latest in the open-world franchise will bring the party to the UK — and this time, you can settle into… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 Brings All Four Seasons to the United Kingdom, Launching October 2

It’s official: Forza Horizon 4 is coming this autumn. Set in the United Kingdom, the new open-world racer will arrive on Xbox One and Windows 10 October 2, 2018. Playground Games’… Read More »

Watch the Xbox E3 2018 Presentation Here

Electronic Arts kicked off the pre-E3 presentations yesterday. Next up is Xbox, which begins its own conference from the Microsoft Theater. It’s a new location for the American company, which… Read More »

Fanatec Announces Standalone CSL Elite Wheel Base + for PS4

Just in time for the new-product onslaught that is E3 2018, Fanatec has announced its latest offering. While the CSL Elite Wheel Base + isn’t exactly a new product, sim racers… Read More »

GTPlanet Forza 7 Photo Mode Competition 18 Now Open

We’re continuing the globe-hopping with our latest Forza Motorsport 7 photo mode competition. While it doesn’t feature the new Mustang IMSA car, the ride in the spotlight this week certainly isn’t… Read More »

iRacing 2018 Season 3 Build Now Available

The latest version of iRacing is now available for subscribers. Dubbed the Season 3 build, it brings two new vehicles, a track, and a whole laundry list of improvements. On the… Read More »