Sim Racing

Suellio Almeida Graduates from Sim Racing to the Podium

Suellio Almeida on Podium

Suellio Almeida has graduated from sim racing to a real-life podium at the Dubai Autodrome racing in the Gulf Radical Cup and his experience exemplifies how sim racing enabled the transition. I also feature how to deal with setbacks in your racing career, the relaunch of the F1 esports competition and more. It is all … Read more

Lando Norris on Why Simulators are Important

Lando Norris on a Sim

This week Lando Norris explains why simulators are important, Rajah Caruth’s low-tech racing tool, an insanely expensive sim rig from Pagani and more. It’s all in the Sim Racing Roundup on Motorsport Prospects. Sim racing news for racers not gamers. From Sim Racing to the Real Thing NBC News looks at how Rajah Caruth parlayed … Read more

FIA & iRacing Work to Grow Grassroots Motorsport

FIA iRacing Grassroots Motorsport

The FIA and iRacing are working to grow grassroots motorsport by making available 12-month promotional codes to all ASNs (national associations) that they can offer to their members. The plan is that by offering a low-cost and easily accessible route into grassroots motor sport, sim racers may potentially move on to real-life competition. This is … Read more

From Sim to DTM

Tim Heineman Sim to DTM

Transitioning from Sim to DTM, this is the mantra of Tim Heinemann, a race driver with a rich background in sim racing, as he takes on the challenges of the DTM race series. This week, catch a glimpse of the trailer for his upcoming documentary, ‘The Rookie,’ chronicling his remarkable journey. I also feature a … Read more

Max Verstappen Explains His Late Night Sim Racing

Max Verstappen Sim Racing

Max Verstappen explains why he raced until 4:00 AM before the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. The World Champion is just one of the highlights in this Sim Racing Roundup. I also have video on a motorcycle sim that allows you to use your own bike, two new esport competitions to check out and more tips … Read more

Racing in the iRacing Rain

Racing in the iRacing rain

In probably its most requested feature, iRacing now allows for racing in the rain and this week you will find tips on how best to handle the downpour. I also have updates on more sim racers gone real-world racing, set-up guides, Aston Martin’s new sim rig and more. It’s all in this week’s Sim Racing … Read more

Darren Cox’s Role in Revolutionizing Sim Racing

Darren Cox

Darren Cox’s role in revolutionizing sim racing is explored in this week’s edition of the Sim Racing Roundup. You will also find out how one sim racing coach is transitioning to real-life racing, tips from an esports racer on how to get involved in sim racing and a video for everyone out there for anyone … Read more

The Gamer to Racer Crossover is Complete

The Gamer to Racer Crossover is Complete

(This article was originally posted to Darren’s LinkedIn profile. It has been re-posted with his kind permission.) The Gamer to Racer Crossover is complete. But will ‘gaming’ ever become a real and equal alternative to karting for young drivers? I’d argue it has to. William Byron winning the 500 for Hendricks Motorsports this week has … Read more

From Sim Racing to Daytona 500 Victory: William Byron’s Journey

William Byron

William Byron graduated from sim racing to winning the Daytona 500 and this week you will find out how. You will also get words of advice from IMSA driver Parker Thompson as he builds his sim racing rig, how a race team uses a sim in their real-world racing and sim racing tips from F1 … Read more

Maserati Racing Hires a Sim Racer

Maserati MSG Racing

Formula E race team Maserati MSG Racing has hired a sim racer to work for Maserati as the team’s official simulator driver and help them develop the real race car. It’s just another example of the blurring of the lines between sim racing and real-world motorsport. This week I also have details on Racing Prodigy’s … Read more

Sim to Reality

Jimmy Broadbent

Sim to Reality is a popular phrase these days as once again this week you will see how sim racing and real-world motorsport are feeding off each other. From the launch of Part 2 of the Prodigy Racing League to the use of simulators in Formula 1, there are plenty of examples of how sim … Read more

Leveraging Sim Racing to Hone Real-World Racing Skills

Drivers Lab Dubai

This week the Sim Racing Roundup looks at leveraging sim racing to hone your real-world racing skills. I also bring you details on the latest competitive sim racing news, tech reviews and a tribute to the late great Ryuji Urabe. All this and more in this week’s edition of the Sim Racing Roundup on Motorsport … Read more

How iRacing Can Lead to Real World Motorsport Success

Glenn McGee

This week you will learn how two racers are using the iRacing platform for real world motorsport success, the importance of simulators in Formula E and how to race at your highest level while under pressure. All this plus a selection of the latest competitive sim racing news, tech reviews and much more in this … Read more

Why Sim Racing Rigs Make for Good Race Driver Training

ASR Sim Racing Rig

Some race drivers continue to debate the merit of sim racing. However, this week, we’ll explore the reasons why sim racing rigs prove to be effective tools for race driver training. As usual I also have the latest competitive and general sim racing news, technical news and reviews and an amazing sim racing charity event … Read more

From Sim Racing to Lamborghini Super Trofeo

Glenn McGee

This week in the Sim Racing Roundup you will learn about the racing journey of Glenn McGee who went from sim racing to racing in the real-world Lamborghini Super Trofeo championship. You will also learn about why Racing Prodigy is developing what they call their “e2Real” sports league, Max Verstappen’s plans to turn sim racers … Read more

Leveraging Partnerships for Real-World Racing Success

Super GT

This week you will learn how content creator Super GT leveraged partnerships to help him transition from sim racing to the real thing. You will also get a tour of the esports arena at PRI, learn how F1 use virtual 3rd cars and much more. It is all in this week’s edition of the Sim … Read more