Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championship finale to be broadcast live this weekend

The excitement of the Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championship returns this weekend with the top 20 simulator racers in Malaysia vying for the honours of winning a share of the total prize pool of RM70,000. Additionally, the top three winners will go on to represent the country in the GR GT Cup Asia qualifiers organized […]

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Porsche Mission R concept sportscar cockpit can also be a standalone simulator

Even before e-sports or digital motorsports, as the FIA has termed the activity, started to increase to the popular levels of today, carmakers were already using simulators for drivers to train in as well as being a tool for engineers. Time spent in the simulator helps a driver prepare virtually for the next race and […]

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Mercedes-AMG Project ONE in Forza 5

Mercedes-AMG Project ONE hypercar stars in new Forza Horizon 5 game (w/VIDEO)

At the all-digital gamescom 2021 this week, Microsoft’s Xbox Game Studios are showcasing an all-new Forza Horizon 5 gameplay with the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE ‘Forza Horizon Edition’ as the star. The unique Forza Horizon Edition possible has an exclusive body livery that emphasises its unique character and makes it clear that this car will not […]

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Ford Turns P1 Racer Into The Ultimate Gaming Simulator; Launches Next Supervan Project

Towards the end of last year, Ford’s Team Fordzilla esports team unveiled a full-scale model of the P1 racing car that had been designed in collaboration with gamers. Now, it’s giving people the chance to get behind the wheel and take to the virtual track by turning it into the ultimate racing simulator. The P1 […]

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First Michelin Virtual Racing Series 2021 now underway in Malaysia

Michelin Malaysia’s first-ever e-Racing competition – the Michelin Virtual Racing Series 2021 – is  now underway. It is Michelin’s first major endeavour into the local e-sports industry which has seen increased activity in the past few years, especially last year when the Movement Control Order (MCO) limited outdoor motorsports events. The event, which is open […]

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Lamborghini eSports The Real Race

Are you good enough to be a Lamborghini Official Sim driver?

With most countries having movement restrictions of one kind or another over the past year, many driving enthusiasts have taken to racing online – sim racing. It was therefore not surprising that the first edition of Lamborghini eSports ‘The Real Race’ in 2020 was a major success, attracting more than 2,500 drivers from 109 countries. […]

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6-round Formula E Accelerate esports championship for 2021

While Formula E is known as the leading all-electric single-seater championship run globally, the organisation running it has also had a parallel esports competition. Last year, it had the Formula E Race at Home Challenge in support of UNICEF and building on the success of that event, it will run the Formula E Accelerate esports […]

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BMW Motorsport Sim Racing

Transfer of technology between real and virtual racing taken to a totally new level

Even before the increased activity in simulator racing this year, BMW Motorsport has been an active participant in the world of virtual racing. Its presence at such online events help to actively promote the industry with innovations in the hardware that forms part of its holistic involvement. Recently, BMW Motorsport SIM Racing took the transfer […]

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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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