The company is looking for drivers to compete under the HPD JAS Esports Pro Team
Honda is opening new opportunities for aspiring sim-racers who are looking to go pro. Through its partnership with Europe-based JAS Motorsport, Honda Performance Development (HPD) will start searching across several continents to recognize talented sim-racers.With the help of
‘Kaka-kompyuter mo ’yan!’
Still don't believe there's a future in sim-racing or in e-sports in general? Well, here's some disheartening news for you naysayers.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that this year, the first-ever Olympic Virtual Series (
Sony is now serious about bringing PS games to your phone
It's not that some franchises have not already arrived on our smartphones-Final Fantasy, Grand Theft Auto, and, most recently, Crash Bandicoot-but Sony wants to bring in more titles to smartphones.It's not hard to see why the company
Unleash your inner Marc Marquez
Attention, riders! Are you sick of your two-wheeled pride and joy sitting forlorn during lockdown? Well, help is here. You can now turn your motorcycle into a MotoGP racing sim.Yes, it's time to sweep aside your attempts at a
The team will now play under the name ‘DWG Kia’
Automotive manufacturers investing in e-sports events and organizations is nothing new. Over the years, carmakers have sponsored not just sim-racing championships but also major tournaments from other genres.Kia Motors Corporation is one such company that has recently gotten involved
In case the P156-million hypercar is out of your budget
The Aston Martin Valkyrie is a limited-production, £2.5-million (P156.1 million) hypercar. It is, you could argue, not the most financially accessible of automobiles. This simulator-a comparative bargain at £69,000 (P4.31 million)-is therefore the closest
What a crowdsourced hypercar looks like
Ford has revealed a new shape-shifting car called the Team Fordzilla P1.The Team Fordzilla P1 appears to be a two-seat hypercar, although no concrete details have been confirmed at this early stage; it's set for a full-scale
It's a start
Conventional wisdom suggests that if you want to become a Ferrari factory racing driver, you needed to have had a go kart ready and idling in the delivery room when you first emerged, screeching, from the womb. The Ferrari Hublot Esports Series,
We take a look at the affordable peripherals available here in our market
There's no denying the fact that sim racing has consistently gained popularity over the years.It has become more than just a game or a hobby, as even professionals themselves have started recognizing racing simulators as legitimate platforms where drivers can
He could lose his seat when real-life racing eventually resumes
With no real-life racing likely to take place for the time being, since mid-April, Formula E has been hosting official online races as part of its 'Race at Home Challenge'. And things are getting spicy.These races are contested by
This is ideal digital distancing
Unless you're suffering from gradually gathering cataracts, you might have noticed that all the motorsports on television and YouTube recently has been taking place in video games rather than on real circuits. The clue is in how many of the drivers
This e-sport draws some 14 million viewers worldwide
In the last two MotoGP virtual races (Mugello Circuit on March 29 and Red Bull Ring on April 12), Monster Energy Yamaha rider Maverick Viñales showed consistency by finishing on the podium.Seeing action at the first-ever MotoGP virtual race
The first round of the championship will be staged on April 26
Lamborghini is enlisting three of its factory drivers to race at the upcoming SRO E-sport GT Series Championship 2020.Andrea Caldarelli, last year's Blancpain GT Series overall champion and 2020 Daytona 24 Hours winner, will race in the Orange1 FFF
A handful of online racing events are being live-streamed on Facebook weekly
Sim racing is becoming even more popular by the day. As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to confine people (hopefully) to their homes, more and more are racing fans starting to look to alternatives to get their regular dose of racing action.
He recently joined F3’s Charouz Racing System and the Red Bull Junior Team
To qualify and compete in high-level formula racing, there are different paths you can take. But Formula 3 racer Igor Fraga went through an unorthodox route: He was able to use sim racing and e-sports as stepping stones to actual
*Well, 4am on Monday the 23rd here in the Philippines
Formula 1 fans, here's something to look forward to later: The sport has launched the F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix series, which will take the place of 2020 races that have either been postponed or canceled due to the COVID-19
You can watch them online
Most Formula 1 drivers, we suspect, are spending their days probably reading Top Gear or binge-watching on Netflix as they wait for the delayed new season to start. A couple of the newbies however, are still racing each other-online. And
But we can all take part in making ‘key design decisions’ via Twitter
In the olden days, car design was generally reserved for those who wore roll-neck jumpers and carried a pencil behind one ear. Now, though, Ford is bringing it to the masses by allowing gamers to design a bespoke, virtual racing car.
How it gets esports right
Gran Turismo wrapped up its season of virtual racing in Monaco last week with the Gran Turismo World Finals. Races were won, champions were crowned, and not a single drop of real life fuel was burned, which will keep the planet happy
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