Racing

NASCAR Driver Rage-Quits Esports Event, Loses Real World Sponsor

NASCAR Series partner Blue-Emu has terminated its sponsorship of Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace in a truly bizarre set of circumstances. Up to 2015, Blue-Emu — an emu oil joint… Read More »

How to Watch All This Weekend's Live Esports Action

Once again the virtual motorsport world is filling in this weekend for where the real-world can’t. With large events and gatherings on a pause for the near future, drivers and… Read More »

Here's How to Watch All This Weekend's Esports Action

Since most of the motorsports calendar has gone down the drain for 2020, esports has filled the gap. We’ve seen a number of series spring up — some official, some… Read More »

F1 Schedules Virtual Races With Real F1 Drivers to Replace the Cancelled Real Races

Motorsport is proving just about impossible to stage right now, with quarantine measures, travel restrictions, and even just concern for the safety of drivers, team personnel and fans. With the… Read More »

2020 24 Hours of Le Mans Postponed Until September

The coronavirus outbreak continues to have an adverse effect on the motorsport calendar in 2020. Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) has now confirmed that the 88th edition of the 24… Read More »

Nurburgring Postpones 24 Hour Race, Casts Doubt on GT Sport World Tour Event

The measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 across Europe are stepping up a notch this week, impacting more of our favorite events. This time it’s the… Read More »

Red Bull Signs GT Sport Champion Igor Fraga to Red Bull Junior Program

GT Sport and reigning Toyota Racing Series champion Igor Fraga has joined the Red Bull Racing teams Junior driver program for the 2020 season. The Red Bull Junior Team is… Read More »

Over 130,000 Live Viewers Watched #NotTheAusGP Sim Race

As the world faces the increasingly grim threat of the coronavirus, a bright spot of joy popped up this weekend thanks to sim racing. Two major events were hastily organized… Read More »

No F1, No Problem: Grand Prix Drivers Head to Esports This Weekend

The cancellation of at least four of this season’s Formula One grands prix so far might have put a bit of a dent in a few schedules. Not only is… Read More »

Igor Fraga's F3 Debut Put on Hold Because of Coronavirus

One of the many things we were looking forward to this year on GTPlanet was Igor Fraga’s debut in the FIA Formula 3 championship. The GT Sport world champion from… Read More »

Update: Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix Postponed After McLaren Withdraws

Update: Formula 1 has now confirmed that it has cancelled the event, by agreement with the teams, the FIA, and the race promoter AGPC. You can see the official statement… Read More »

GT Sport Returns for 2020 National Sports Festival of Japan

After making its debut in the esports category of the 2019 National Sports Festival of Japan — or Kokutai — GT Sport will again feature as an event for the… Read More »

Aston Martin Puts the Brakes on the Valkyrie Race Car Project

If you were looking forward to watching Aston Martin’s Valkyrie compete in next season’s World Endurance Championship, including Le Mans, we’ve got some bad news for you. As of today,… Read More »

Here's the Official Trailer for Season 2 of Netflix's F1 Drive to Survive

Even for people who aren’t fans of F1, Netflix’s F1: Drive to Survive was a must-watch in 2019. The no holds barred documentary of the 2018 season saw Box to… Read More »

Igor Fraga Wins 2020 Toyota Racing Series Title in Final Race Decider

Brazil’s 2018 GT Sport World Champion Igor Fraga has won the 2020 Toyota Racing Series title, by taking victory in the deciding New Zealand Grand Prix. Fraga entered the weekend’s… Read More »

Formula 1 Postpones 2020 Chinese Grand Prix Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

After a couple of weeks of speculation, Formula 1 has followed in the footsteps of Formula E and postponed its event in China. The race originally sat on the schedule… Read More »

Ferrari Reveals Its 2020 Formula One Contender: The SF1000

The official car reveals for the 2020 season of Formula One begin today, with Ferrari the first up to bat. After performances by an orchestra, choir and ballet dancers, one… Read More »

Mixed Fortunes for Fraga as TRS Title Goes Down to the Wire

Brazil’s Igor Fraga endured a weekend of drama as big rival Liam Lawson retook the lead of the Toyota Racing Series. The GT Sport world champion had to fight from… Read More »

Haas Previews Its 2020 F1 Car Ahead of Official Reveal on February 19

Haas is the first Formula One team to break cover on its 2020 contender, the VF-20, and it wears a familiar livery. Coming off fifth place in the constructors’ championship… Read More »

Coca-Cola Becomes Title Sponsor of iRacing's eNASCAR Series, With $300,000 Prize Fund

World famous soft drinks brand Coca-Cola has signed a multi-year deal with iRacing to become the title sponsor of the eNASCAR series. Coca-Cola is already a major sponsor in the… Read More »