Esports

Live Stream: GT Sport FIA Nations Cup – Asia-Oceania Finals

The next step in the inaugural GT Sport FIA Championship is about to get underway. Up first this weekend are the Asia-Oceania finals. 30 drivers from five territories are taking… Read More »

Hungary's Patrick Blazsán Wins Nissan GT Sport Cup Final (and a Trip to NISMO Festival)

20-year-old Patrick Blazsán will get his first visit to Japan later this year after winning the inaugural Nissan GT Sport Cup last weekend. Blazsán (TRL_Fuvaros) joined 47 other finalists in… Read More »

GT Sport's Austrian World Tour Event Showed How Good Racing Esports Can Be

If you’ve been following GTPlanet and the world of sim-racing for a while, you have seen your fair share of competitive racing esports events. Following GT Academy, there has been… Read More »

NASCAR Heat 3 Launches, Gets Its Own Esports Tournament

More and more racing game developers are including esports in their latest games. From the precision driving of F1 racing to down and DiRT-y ralling, there really is something for everyone. And now, you… Read More »

It's Been Ten Years Since Lucas Ordonez Won The Very First GT Academy

It’s hard to believe, but a decade has now passed since Nissan, Sony, and Gran Turismo put a gamer on the path to becoming a pro racer. It was on… Read More »

Toyota Is Hosting Its Own GT Sport Esports Competition in Malaysia

Toyota Gazoo Racing is gearing up for its own GT Sport esports competition next month in Malaysia. Billed as the Toyota Velocity Esports Championship, the competition will kick off Friday,… Read More »

Real Racing 3 Qualification for McLaren Shadow Now Underway

The next stage of McLaren’s Shadow esports contest is underway, welcoming in mobile gamers. Qualification is open now, for players of the Real Racing 3 mobile game. It’s available to… Read More »

Forza-Powered Le Mans Esport Series Begins; $160,000 In Prizes

This weekend saw the extended Le Mans Super Season hit Silverstone. To coincide with the six-hour race, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) officially kicked off its inaugural Le Mans Esport… Read More »

Mercedes-AMG Readies Its Four-Man F1 Esports Team

Not to be outdone by rival — and one-time-BFF — McLaren, Mercedes-AMG has announced its own complete F1 Esports squad. It’s even got one more driver. The newly-formed Mercedes-AMG Petronas… Read More »

McLaren Shadow Confirms 2018 F1 Esports Lineup

McLaren Shadow has announced two new additions to its 2018 F1 Esports squad. While they’re new to the team — itself only a few weeks old — they’re both veterans… Read More »

McLaren Shadow First iRacing Qualifier Now Live

The competition for a seat on McLaren’s new esport team is on. McLaren first announced its Shadow initiative earlier this summer, and now aspiring sim racers have two iRacing events to… Read More »

Join Fernando Alonso's Esport Team With Latest GT Sport Competition

Spanish Gran Turismo Sport players, there’s a new esport event for you. No, we’re not talking about the third FIA GT season that’s about to start, but one with a pretty… Read More »

GT Academy Champion Nick McMillen Launches MotorsportsCoach.com

Since he was crowned U.S. GT Academy champion back in 2013, it has been a busy five years for Nick McMillen. After scoring a class victory at the 24 Hours… Read More »

Mercedes-Benz and Sony Interactive Italy Join Forces for the GT Sport E-Cup

Mercedes Benz is teaming up with ProGaming Italia and Sony Interactive Entertainment Italy for a new esports event. The platform of choice? None other than Gran Turismo Sport. Called the… Read More »

Formula 1 Esport Teams Picked These 16 Players to Compete for $200,000

The very first F1 Esport draft happened earlier this week in London. Nine teams took part, choosing from a crop of 40. Less than half made the cut, and they’ll… Read More »

McLaren Shadow Project is the Sequel to World's Fastest Gamer

Remember World’s Fastest Gamer? It was McLaren’s 2017 esport initiative, which promised a coveted role as the brand’s simulator test driver. Thousands vied for the spot, and in the end,… Read More »