“Anyone can use a sim to take a leap into real life racing”: Rudy van Buren on the blending of virtual and real motorsport

Rudy van Buren poses in his firesuit as McLaren's official Formula One simulator driver. (McLaren photo) The rise of eSports has been prolific in the past decade, with gamers earning millions of pounds for triumphing in virtual competition. In Autumn 2017, the virtual sport took hold of Formula One, as McLaren

“Growing up in England, I’d never heard of Walter and what he’d been through” – Danny Rose on Walter Tull

Tottenham MP David Lammy has called for Walter tull to be awarded the Military Cross 100 years after his death. Current Tottenham Hotspur players Danny Rose and Dele Alli have called for Walter Tull to be awarded the Military Cross. Earlier this morning, David Lammy. MP for Tottenham sent a letter to the Prime Minister calling on the government to award the former Spurs and Northampton player the Military

“I always relate it to a house:” Hamilton on the new surface in Barcelona

Hamilton addresses the media on Thursday night after the first week of testing was complete. (James Pike photo) MONTMELÓ, Spain – As a four-time and defending Formula One World Champion, Lewis Hamilton has a bit of luxury room to work with entering 2018. Knowing that his Mercedes will be quick has

Charles Leclerc on his first day as an F1 driver

Leclerc speaks to the media after his first day as an F1 driver. (James Pike photo) MONTMELÓ, Spain – It is all a bit new for Sauber F1 Team’s Charles Leclerc. Charles Leclerc had a first go as Sauber’s new Formula One driver during the first week of Formula One preseason testing

The Five Wildest Wipeouts in Olympic Short Track Speed Skating Finals

Short track speed skating will be one of the most popular sports for the host nation at these Olympic Winter Games. (John Scone photo) Olympic short track speed skating is known for two things: blinding pace, and spectacular wipeouts. The discipline returns to the Olympic Winter Games for the eighth time

Brave New World: Italians Giglioli and Brioni Embrace F1 Esports Series Success

Tiziano Brioni (left) and Gianfranco Giglioli will both race to become the first F1 Esports Series champion in Abu Dhabi. (James Pike photo) Given their rich history in Formula 1, it probably shouldn't be a surprise that Italy are well represented in the Finals of the inaugural Formula 1 Esports Series. Gianfranco Giglioli and Tiziano Brioni both

Together: Brothers Soltunc Competing And Supporting Each Other In F1 Esports Series Finals

Salih (left) and Sonuc Saltunc are the first pair of brothers to qualify for the inaugural F1 Esports Series Finals in Abu Dhabi. (James Pike photo) For most of the competitors in this weekend's F1 Esports Series Finals, the competition has been about individual performance. But from the start, Sonuc and Salih Saltunc have done it together. The Saltunc brothers, who

Adversity, Tragedy, Perseverance, Triumph: The Story of Furniture Row Racing and Martin Truex, Jr.’s Championship Run

The first Canadian crew chief and first New Jersey-born driver to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title had a lot to smile about after last night. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR) HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Adversity, vanquished. That was the story on Sunday night, as Martin Truex, Jr. held off Kyle

The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship Preview

Just a small piece of the big prize awaiting the champion on Sunday. (NASCAR photo) After 35 races and nearly 23,000 kilometres of racing, the 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series season draws to a close with Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway (7:00 pm GMT, Premier Sports, MRN). Sports Gazette looks at what

Track Promoter Extraordinaire Eddie Gossage Key To Shaping Texas NASCAR Experience

Since 1997, Gossage's brainchildren have made headlines for their wacky nature, but they have put many fans in the stands at Texas too. (Sarah Glenn/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway photo) FORT WORTH, Texas — In 21 years of existence, Texas Motor Speedway has become well-known for its wild and outlandish