Racing

NASCAR Racer Says Esports Race Team Deals Make "Real Race Car Drivers Want To Puke"

These days, esports events are pretty big business. Any major real-world race series that doesn’t already have an esports championship is behind the curve, and even the great Scuderia Ferrari… Read More »

Le Mans Reveals New Hyperpole Qualifying Format for 2020

FIA WEC 13 Dec 19, 2019 by Michael Leary

The governing body of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) will shake up next year’s race yet with a new two-stage qualifying format. It… Read More »

Kevin Rebernak Wins 2019 McLaren Shadow Final

Esports 0 Dec 16, 2019 by Andrew Evans

Slovenia’s Kevin Rebernak has claimed the 2019 McLaren Shadow title, after the Grand Final at the McLaren Technology Center this weekend. The 21-year old beat the five other finalists across… Read More »

Nurburgring Monopoly is the Perfect Way to Have a Family Argument This Christmas

It’s almost a Christmas tradition now. In the family downtime during the holidays, someone busts out the board games and a perfectly civil evening becomes a blazing row over landing… Read More »

Video: Watch Team Hooncorp x GTPlanet's Crack At The 24 Hours of Lemons

Motorsports 2 Dec 11, 2019 by Nathan Howe

At the end of 2018, the folks at Hooncorp from Auckland, New Zealand, announced that they would be partnering with GTPlanet. The hope was to put together a racing team… Read More »

Watch Live as GT Sport World Champions Are Honored at the FIA Prize Giving

Champions of motorsport from across the world will gather tonight at The Louvre in Paris in a celebration of the sport in all its forms. The Federation International de l’Automobile… Read More »

Time Extend Episode #29 – Championship Auto Racing Dreams

They call it ‘The Split’. In 1996, the burgeoning pinnacle of American open wheel racing, Indy Car, fractured into two rival series: the Indy Racing League; and CART, which stood… Read More »

Igor Fraga to Compete in 2020 Toyota Racing Series

Motorsports 28 Dec 5, 2019 by Andrew Evans

2018 GT Sport Nations Cup champion Igor Fraga is continuing his real-world motorsports development. To start the 2020 season, he’s heading down to New Zealand to race in the Toyota… Read More »

Live Stream: F1 Esports Grand Final 2019

The F1 Esports New Balance Pro Series reaches its climax this evening, and for the first time in three years there’ll be a new champion lifting the trophy. Double-defending champion… Read More »

Peugeot Set to Make Le Mans Return with New Hypercar in 2022

Peugeot has confirmed plans to return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2022 with a new hypercar programme. Parent company Groupe PSA revealed the good news on Wednesday… Read More »

Cody Latkovski Wins FIA Motorsport Games Digital Cup for Australia

Esports 51 Nov 3, 2019 by Andrew Evans

GT Sport World Tour regular Cody Latkovski has won the first ever Digital Cup at the FIA Motorsport games. Latkovski, representing Team Australia, took the win after a hard-fought race… Read More »

Watch the FIA Motorsport Games Digital Cup Final Live

Esports 51 Nov 1, 2019 by Andrew Evans

The FIA’s new international, multi-discipline Motorsport Games get underway this weekend, at Italy’s Vallelunga Circuit. Competitors from across the world of motorsport will compete in different categories, representing their home… Read More »

Le Mans Esports Series Returns for Season 2, With $200,000 Prize Fund

Esports 1 Nov 1, 2019 by Andrew Evans

The Le Mans Esport Series will return for a second season in 2020, with a new format and a doubled prize fund of $200,000. Season one ended with a 24-hour… Read More »

James Baldwin Wins World's Fastest Gamer and $1m Aston Martin Contract

Esports 16 Oct 30, 2019 by Andrew Evans

After almost a fortnight of hard-fought competition, British gamer James Baldwin has taken the crown of World’s Fastest Gamer. Baldwin came through the ten-man final to win, and earn a… Read More »

McLaren Shadow Assetto Corsa Competizione Qualifier Now Open

PC gamers have another chance to qualify for the 2019 McLaren Shadow final over the next week, with an event in Assetto Corsa Competizione. The competition will remain open through… Read More »

Live Stream: FIA Gran Turismo Championships Tokyo World Tour (Nations Cup)

After the excitement of yesterday’s Manufacturer Series, today it’s every man for himself at the GT Sport World Tour event in Tokyo. The Nations Cup here is one last chance… Read More »