“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

“The idea that women can’t be as good as a man at driving a Formula One car is purely socially constructed.” Dr Paolo Aversa on why there are no female drivers in F1

One more Formula One season starts tomorrow and once more, there are no women competing on the circuit. The Formula One world is a male-dominated sport. How many women do you remember making it into F1? I will help, six. Only six women have driven during Prix weekends and of those just two participated in the

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

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