Malaysia’s Taj Aiman finishes second overall in first-ever GR Supra GT Cup ASIA

Online racing or sim racing has been growing over the years and this year, its popularity has accelerated (or at least activity) due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. As people around the world were forced to stay home and large-scale activities like motor racing were not permitted, the alternative very quickly became racing online. There […]

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Sim racers from 5 countries to compete in GR Supra GT Cup ASIA 2020 this month

With a President who is a racing driver himself, it’s not surprising that Toyota is getting more involved in different forms of motorsport, including the fast-growing digital motor racing or e-motorsports. E-motorsport is one of the key pillars of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) to bring thrill to car enthusiasts and engage those looking to pursue […]

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2020 Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championship

Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championship Grand Final

Team mates and friends Taj Izrin Aiman Taj Madira, Mior Muhammad Hafiz and Muhammad Iqbal Ahmad Suji won big time at the Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championship Grand Final when they clinched the top three positions to win almost RM40,000 in cash prizes. The 2-day event brought together an elite group of 20 online racers […]

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Inaugural Porsche Asia Pacific Forza Cup to run next month

For the first time, Porsche Asia Pacific and Porsche Cars Australia have teamed up with Forza Motorsport 7 to run a simulation racing tournament. Known as  the Porsche Asia Pacific Forza Cup, it will see some of the best sim racers in the region compete on the Forza Motorsport 7 tracks of Bathurst, Nurburgring, Le […]

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AMR-CO1 Racing Simulator

AMR-C01 – the ultimate racing simulator from Aston Martin

Simulator racing has been growing over the years, both in terms of technological advances that increase realism as well as popularity globally. Companies making the hardware and software for simulators are pushing the envelope further and further, and with the AMR-C01 Racing Simulator, those who want to compete in the virtual or the real world […]

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Team Fordzilla

Team Fordzilla reveals ultimate virtual racing car (w/VIDEO)

Ford and its Team Fordzilla esports team have unveiled a world-first at this year’s gamescom event which is described as ‘the ultimate virtual racing car’. Designed with collaboration between Ford designers and the gaming community, the car was developed under the codename ‘Project P1’. It was then created with fan votes on Twitter at different […]

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2020 Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championship

Season 3 of Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championship to run throughout September

Although this year has seen virtual racing or digital motorsports take a big leap in popularity due to the lockdowns that prevented real-world racing to take place, the Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championship has actually been running earlier. In fact, two seasons have been run and next month will see the third season. Racing events […]

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More online racing events coming from UMW Toyota Motor

During the period of the Movement Control Order when all public activities in Malaysia came to a standstill, motorsports enthusiasts were saddened that not only could they not attend their favourite events but there was also nothing to watch. However, a number of carmakers decided to go racing online and even sent their professional racing […]

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The Real Race – Lamborghini enters eSports arena for the first time

‘The Real Race’ is Lamborghini’s first official entry into eSports, delivering a new sim racing championship blending the real and virtual worlds of racing. In partnership with Assetto Corsa Competizione by Kunos Simulazioni, its inaugural virtual one-make series started at the end of May and will have 5 qualifier weekends till August 2, 2020. After […]

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Porsche Carerra Cup eSports

Porsche Carrera Cup Germany moving its racing activities into the virtual world

In response to the ‘motorsport-free’ period forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany is moving its racing activities into the virtual world. Today, for example, the national one-make cup is running the ‘Porsche Esports Carrera Cup Germany – Race at Home’ event. 24 drivers will take part in the two 30-minute races […]

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