Weekly Motorsport Round-Up — July 18, 2017

Open wheelers were the name of the game this past weekend. This week we’ll be covering the screaming Formula 1 cars of today, to the hums of the Formula E cars of tomorrow.

Weekly Motorsport Round-Up — July 12, 2017

Introducing our new Weekly Motorsport Round-Up. A regular fixture, the WMR looks to break down the last week’s on-track escapades — helpful for those who don’t have the means to catch them live. Let’s jump into it!

This Week’s Racing Game Deals: The Steam Summer Sale is Upon Us

With summer drawing in (at least for you northern hemisphere folks), Steam is making sure to stop that fun in the sun. This, of course, is the wallet-taunting Steam summer sale. From the looks of the line up, it’s going to be another year of impulse buys for many.

2017 IMSA WeatherTech SCC: Against All Odds at Belle Isle

The fifth round of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship was full of surprises this weekend. Thanks to a DPi grid reshuffle and a new car triumphing in GTD, Belle Isle showed that in the world of racing, nothing is set in stone.

Ring Knutstorp Further Expands RaceRoom’s Track Roster

Sector3 Studios has announced that Ring Knutstorp will be included within its Raceroom Racing Experience sim title. This Scandinavian favorite joins a host of other fabulous Swedish tarmac already included within the game.

Tire Deformation Spotted Within GT Sport

A recent discovery from the ongoing GT Sport closed beta has given us a deeper look into the physics engine updates. As shown above, tire flex is now a part of the Gran Turismo universe.

Experiencing Project CARS 2’s Red Bull Ring via Controller

Last week, Team VVV was fortunate enough to get some seat time with Project CARS 2, testing out the recently announced inclusion of the Red Bull Ring. There was a catch though: recorded video would be done with a controller instead of the expected sim racing rig.

Sparco’s Gaming Range Fully Unveiled

Italian outfit Sparco, already well known for its real-world racing kit, has released details on its soon-to-be released gaming product lines, after first announcing its decision to enter the market late December.

2017 12 Hours of Sebring: Dominance by Cadillac Continues

Following a much debated 24 Hours of Daytona, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Challenge headed to crowd favorite Sebring this weekend, for the 65th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by “Fresh from Florida” at Sebring International Raceway.