Racing

Sim Racing Is Now an Officially Recognized Motorsports Discipline in Germany

Sim racing is getting to the point where it blurs the lines between the real world and the digital one. It often begs the question, is sim racing a motorsports… Read More »

Live Stream: F1 New Balance Esport Series 2018 — Round One

Today marks the beginning of Formula One’s biggest esport event yet. The first three races of the F1 Esport series happen today, and you’ll be able to watch the second… Read More »

New Women-Only "W Series" Aims to Find Future Female F1 Talent

Despite motorsport being one of the most gender-blind sports possible, the sight of a woman in a race car in a top series is unusual. Only five women have ever… Read More »

Ryota Kokubun Wins GT Sport Asia-Oceania Nations Cup Regional Final, as Japan, Australia Dominate

This weekend’s GT Sport Asia-Oceania Nations Cup Regional Final has seen the first ten players book their places at November’s World Final. The slightly complicated format saw the top two… Read More »

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 »

Audi Unveils Its New R8 LMS GT3, Ready to Race in January 2019

Audi Sport has been successfully campaigning its second-generation R8 race car for three seasons. Despite a number of titles and trophies, for both professional and amateur drivers, Ingolstadt felt it… 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 »

BMW Gears Up for the 2018/2019 Formula E Season With the Debut of the iFE.18

Last year BMW unveiled that it was entering into the quickly growing world of Formula E as a works team. Now we have a better idea just how its new… 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 »

Norris to Replace Vandoorne at McLaren for 2019

The 2018 F1 season has only seven races left. With one eye on 2019 then, teams are trying to nail down their driver contracts. Fans know this little period of… 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 »

World's Fastest Gamer Runner-Up Freek Schothorst to Make Formula Renault Debut

Last year Rudy van Buren walked away with the title of World’s Fastest Gamer from McLaren. He ended up scoring a job with the company and getting some pretty cool… 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 »

Why You Need to Visit Mosport (Otherwise Known as Canada's Best Race Track)

Canada’s favorite word is “sorry”. It’s so pervasive we literally have a law on the books that uttering it isn’t an admission of guilt. But you wouldn’t know it at… 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 »