Jimmy Broadbent

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

Racing Prodigy Crowns Their First Champion

Prodigy Week 2023

Last week, Racing Prodigy crowned their first champion in the inaugural Prodigy Week, an event that puts the winning sim racer in a real-life racing series. And this is just the beginning of what they have planned. I also have news on William Esports new Student Racing League, video of Jimmy Broadbent challenging a DTM … Read more

How Two Sim Racers Won a National Motorsport Championship

Gordie Mutch and Jimmy Broadbent on Podium

How two sim racers won a national motorsport championship (the UK’s Praga Cup) is just one of three stories in my regular section From Sim Racing to the Real Thing that again demonstrates how sim racers are making the move to real world racing or using sim racing to fine tune their real world racecraft. … Read more

Sim Racing Setup Advice and More

Dallara P217 LMP2

Like anything, starting out in sim racing can be a daunting task. From new jargon, questions around sim rig setups, which platform to use and more can all be confusing. In this week’s Sim Racing and eSports News Roundup, I bring you sim racing setup advice for the beginner from a reliable source of real … Read more

Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup for October 27, 2022

Jimmy Broadbent and Gordie Mutch

In this week’s edition of the Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup, I bring you news of a sim racer turned real life racer and his (real) on track success. As I have mentioned before, the whole purpose of the Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup is to document and highlight how sim racing can … Read more

The Business of Motorsport for June 10, 2022

The Business of Motorsport for June 10, 2022

This week in the Business of Motorsport I take you from bidding on F1 digital rights to cost cap issues and on to the reign of manufacturers in F1. I also look at the rise of Hyundai in motorsport, what Indycar really thinks of F1 in the US, a YouTube star drawing attention to the … Read more

Sim Racing and Esports News for June 9, 2022

Sim Racing and Esports News for June 9, 2022

This week in Sim Racing and Esports News covers all bases for racers looking to hone their craft online in order to help them when they hit the real track. I look at YouTube star and sim racer Jimmy Broadbent’s positive effect on club racing in the UK, why Daniel Ricciardo has embraced sim racing … Read more