Max Verstappen

The Appeal and Complication of Street Races

Baku F1 Street Race

The appeal and complication of street races in F1, IndyCar and NASCAR are just part of what is included in this week’s Business of Motorsport. I also have news of fans’ increasing boredom with F1, Formula E’s look to Asia for expansion and when will motorsport be truly representative? The Motorsport Law Roundup is packed … 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

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

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

NASCAR Hits It Big with New Media Rights Deal

NASCAR Daytona 500

NASCAR’s blockbuster new media rights deal is the highlight of the week as we look back at the Business of Motorsport. In addition to NASCAR, you will find details about some motorsport-related litigation, whether title sponsorships work in motorsport and how Lexus Racing won the 2023 GTD Pro Manufacturers Championship. All this plus the latest … Read more

Another Opportunity to Graduate from Sim Racing to the Real Thing

Max Verstappen Sim Racing Set Up

This week I feature another opportunity to graduate from sim racing to the real thing, something Max Verstappen himself calls a switch that is possible. I also feature the latest general and competitive sim racing news, tech news reviews and a tour of Tony Kannan’s sim racing HQ in this week’s edition of the Sim … Read more

Max Verstappen’s Transformation of Schumacher’s Driving Technique

Max Verstappen

This week you will find an analysis of Max Verstappen’s transformation of Michael Schumacher’s driving technique amongst other racecraft tips. You will also find the truth behind those secret racing lines used by Jann Mardenborough in the Gran Turismo film from the man himself, getting “in the flow” on the track and Pato O’Ward’s trackside … Read more

How the Prodigy Pass Brings Sim Racers Closer to Real-World Racing

Racing Prodigy Radical Race Car

This week David Cook, the CEO of Racing Prodigy explains how the Prodigy Pass brings sim racers closer to a chance at real-world racing. I also have details on a new sim racing competition that can lead to a great racing opportunity, a massive roundup of news, background and reviews of the Gran Turismo film … Read more

Max Verstappen Wants to Help Sim Racers Race for Real

Max Verstappen Sim Racing

Max Verstappen wants to help sim racers race for real as part of his soon to debut GT3 racing team, that is how strongly he feels about using sim racing as a driver development tool. I also feature a new program for helping sim racers build their racecraft skills so they can also race in … Read more

Alpine F1 Struggles Off-Track and On

Alpine F1 team

The Alpine F1 team is struggling on the track and off and you will find a lot of opinions on why in this week’s edition of the Business of Motorsport. I also look at why FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem is pressing ahead on new teams in F1 despite opposition, Toyota’s new sustainable WRC base … Read more

Sim Racing is Not Just a Game

Sim Racing Rig

Sim racing is not just a game, but don’t take my word for it. Listen to race drivers and up and comers in this weekend’s Sim Racing Roundup for more proof. People like Max Verstappen, Sacha Fenestraz and Derek Kraus demonstrate how sim racing is becoming integral to driver development. Oh, and video games are … Read more

From Sim Racing to the Nürburgring

BMW 330i

This week in the Sim Racing Roundup you will learn how 3 sim racers went from sim racing to racing on the legendary Nürburgring. I also feature an explanation from Max Verstappen on how sim racing helps him in his F1 career, the growth of sim racing in the Bahamas and how to build a … Read more

How Sim Racing Has Helped the Career of Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen Sim Racing Setup

Max Verstappen is adamant that sim racing has helped him in his Formula 1 career and in this edition of the Sim Racing Roundup, you will learn how. In addition to this, I look at another sim racer experiencing real-world racing, how esports can grow the motorsport ecosystem, multiclass racing tips from Daniel Morad, Formula … Read more

Unlocking Your Potential as a Race Driver and More Driver Development News

Mark Tisshaw Debrief

This week is all about unlocking your potential as a race driver whether through racecraft or a driver development program or both. Whether it is trail braking in a low horsepower race car or unlocking maximum momentum in corners, there are racecraft tips this week that will help you on track. In driver development news, … Read more

From Sim Racing to Real World Champion

Elvis Rankin

Elvis Rankin went from sim racing to becoming a real-world champion and this week I have the video that explains how he did it and how you can follow in his footsteps. It is not all positive as I also bring news on how the 2022 DTM Esports champion has lost his real-world racing prize … Read more

Using iRacing to Prepare for a Career in Real World Motorsport

Max Esterson

If you think using iRacing to prepare for a career in real world motorsport is far-fetched, just ask GB4 and Formula Ford Festival winner Max Esterson. In this week’s From Sim Racing to the Real Thing, I link to a story where the young American explains how using iRacing benefits him both in terms of … Read more

Sim Racing and Esports News for April 14, 2022-The Video Edition

Sim Racing and Esports News for April 14, 2022

In this week’s Sim Racing and Esports News round-up I look at yet another sim racer’s transition to real world racing, Romain Grosjean’s plans to use sim racing to discover new driver talent, Max Verstappen’s new racing team and some informative videos featuring iRacing setup videos and lap guides. I also have a great charity … Read more