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World Rally Championship co-driver and Royal Air Force Reservist Phil Hall proved his talents lay on both sides of the cockpit by winning the inaugural RAF Virtual Rally Championship title.

Hall, a regular competitor in the FIA World Rally Championship turned his hand to online gaming during an enforced sabbatical due to COVID-19, lifting the first series trophy to beat a number of eager RAF gamers all battling it out on the DiRT Rally 2.0 game. Read More »

Sweden’s Timmy Hansen claimed the FIA World Rallycross Championship’s Esports Series title in the final round at Cape Town-South Africa, but it was New Zealand’s Shane Van Gisbergen who took the event win (July 12).

Van Gisbergen had missed the Holjes-Sweden round of the World RX Esports series, run on DiRT Rally 2.0™ in partnership with Esports specialist Motorsport Games, and DiRT video game publisher Codemasters, due to real-life motor sport commitments last month, but proved his class by dominating the final in the last round to take his second win and finish third in the points. Read More »

France’s Jonathan Pailler scored a debut win in round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship’s Esports Series at Holjes-Sweden (28 June) as Timmy Hansen moved into the points lead.

Pailler, the European Rallycross Championship driver, joined the World RX Esports event run on DiRT Rally 2.0™ in partnership with Esports specialist Motorsport Games, and DiRT video game publisher Codemasters, for the first time in the Swedish round and delivered fast pace throughout qualifying. Read More »

Great Britain’s Tom Blomqvist claimed victory in round two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship’s Esports Series at Hell-Norway (21 June). Read More »

Building on the success of its previous two standalone rallycross esports events, IMG, the promoter of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, is launching a series of further DiRT Rally 2.0™ events in partnership with esports specialist Motorsport Games, and DiRT video game publisher Codemasters. Read More »

Swedish rally driver Mattias Adielsson upstaged the FIA World Rallycross Championship regulars, invited stars and professional gamers to claim a dramatic victory in the opening round of the World RX Esports Invitational – the Catalunya Edition.

The inaugural event, run on DiRT Rally 2.0 in partnership with Codemasters and Motorsport Games, attracted a grid of 20 drivers and took place on the virtual Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the venue for the scheduled opening round of the 2020 world championship which has been postponed due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Read More »

The inaugural World RX Esports Invitational event will take place this Sunday (April 19), at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the venue scheduled to host the opening round of the 2020 FIA World Rallycross Championship prior to postponement due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

However, in collaboration with Codemasters and Motorsport Games, using DiRT Rally 2.0, the World RX promoter IMG will stage the World RX Esports Invitational Catalunya Edition featuring an all-star line-up including World Champions, GT and WRC racers, Youtubers and some of the biggest names from the field of Esports.

The World RX Esports Invitational has also partnered with GameByte, the No.1 gaming publisher on Facebook to bring all the action to gamers around the globe. Read More »

Online racers will have the chance to test their skills against professional FIA World Rallycross Championship race drivers with the creation of the first-ever RX Esports series.

IMG, the promoters of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, has partnered with Motorsport Games, the racing game developer and Esports specialist, and Codemasters to launch the RX Esports Invitational.

The one-off Esports series will be held on the dates of selected rounds of the 2020 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy that have been postponed due to health concerns and government regulations relating to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Read More »

SpeedMachine will host Europe’s largest collection of customised supercar exotica from Liberty Walk, the specialist automotive tuning company, as part of a head-turning array of on and off-track action at Silverstone from May 25-26.

The assortment of cars will include a stunning BMW i-8, along with a Lamborghini Aventador, Ford Mustang and Nissan GT-R all featuring Liberty Walk’s unique take on design treatment. Read More »