F1 Esports China Championship won in Shanghai by Tang Tianyu

Formula 1 announced the winner the inaugural F1 Esports China Championship, following an intense battle at the Hui Space, at the world-famous Shanghai Stadium on 4th and 5th January.

One hundred racers from all over the country headed to Shanghai to take part in the two-day event, which saw Tang Tianyu from the East Region claim the championship title with Yuan Yifan a close runner-up.… Read the rest

2019 F1 Esports Pro Series Starts September 11

Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, is accelerating towards the start of the 2019 Formula 1 New Balance Esports Pro Series. Following a hard-fought selection process, the world’s most skilled esports drivers representing the ten official F1 Esports teams have been announced*.

Alfa Romeo Racing F1 Esports

Dani Bereznay, Hungary
Kimmy Larsson, Sweden
Salih Saltunç, United Kingdom

Ferrari Driver Academy

David Tonizza, Italy
Amos Laurito, Italy
Gianfranco Giglioli, Italy

Haas F1 Team Esports

Floris Wijers, Netherlands
Jan Fehler, Germany
Martin Štefanko, Czech Republic

McLaren Shadow

Enzo Bonito, Italy
Bono Huism Netherlands
Allert van der Wal, Netherlands

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports

Brendon Leigh, United Kingdom
Patryk Krutyj, Poland
Daniel Shields, Australia

SportPesa Racing Point F1 Esports Team

Daniele Haddad, Italy
Marcel Kiefer, Germany
Lucas Blakely, United Kingdom

Red Bull Racing Esports

Frederik Rasmussen, Denmark
Joni Törmälä, Finland
Nicolas Longuet, France

Renault Sport Team Vitality

Jarno Opmeer, Netherlands
Cedric Thomé, Germany
Simon Weigang, Germany

Scuderia Toro Rosso Esports

Patrik Holzmann, Germany
Cem Bölükbaşı, Turkey
Manuel Biancolilla, Italy

Williams Esports

Álvaro Carretón, Spain
Tino Naukkarinen Finland
Isaac Price, United Kingdom

*All racers pending confirmation of speed eligibility test

The Series will welcome back some of the most respected online racers within the industry.… Read the rest

F1 2019, Coming Soon – F2 2019 Season Update

In eager anticipation of the forthcoming F2™ 2019 season, Codemasters today released the first in a new series of videos focusing on the FIA Formula 2 Championship. For the first time in the official videogame’s history, players are now able to choose from both F1 and F2. Fans of F2 were able to play the full 2018 season at launch and, in the coming weeks, Codemasters is set to release an update giving players access to the full 2019 season.… Read the rest

F1 Launches Esports Series In China


The F1 New Balance Esports Series China Championship, in partnership with Juss Intellisports, is the first regional competition of the series, officially launching on 4 August, 2019 with an opening ceremony at CapitaMall LuOne in the city of Shanghai.

Qualifying phases will then begin across the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Midwestern regions of China.… Read the rest

F1 Mobile Racing, Charles Leclerc & Marcus Ericsson play the game

Codemasters  revealed a new video feature for F1 Mobile Racing, its latest free-to-play mobile title, in which the Sauber F1 Team 2018 driver line-up of Charles Leclerc and Marcus Ericsson put the game through its paces.

Following on from Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen and Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly taking each other on in F1® Mobile Racing earlier this year, Codemasters® visited the Sauber HQ in Switzerland to let two more of motorsport’s finest check out the game.… Read the rest

F1 New Balance Esports Series

Bringing the excitement and exhilaration of Formula 1® to a new generation of fans around the globe, the award winning 2018 F1 New Balance Esports Series drew a record audience of 1.2 million across selected TV networks and 3.2 million people on a dedicated live stream.

Cementing F1’s position at the forefront of the e-racing wave, over 100 million social media impressions and 20 million online video views of F1 Esports content were accumulated over the course of the series.… Read the rest

F1 Mobile Racing out on iOS

Codemasters® has announced that players around the world can now experience the thrill of driving a 2018 F1® car on their iPhone and iPad with the launch of F1® Mobile Racing. The official mobile game of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, F1® Mobile Racing features the official teams, drivers and circuits from the current season, and for the first time players can now develop their own F1® car to race against the greatest drivers on the planet.… Read the rest

F1 Esports Pro Series 2018 – October and November

Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, is revving up for the launch of the F1 Esports Pro Series 2018, where the official F1 Esports teams will battle it out to be named this year’s F1 Esports Series Teams’ and Drivers’ World Champions on Codemasters’ F1 2018 videogame.

The Pro Series will be held as a series of three live events at London’s Gfinity Esports Arena on October 10th, October 31st and the Grand Finale across November 16th and 17th.… Read the rest

F1 2018 is out

Players around the world can now ‘Make Headlines’ in the world’s most prestigious motorsport as F1 2018, the official videogame of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, launches onto the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and Windows PC.

Launched to critical acclaim, F1 2018 is the most complete F1 experience ever seen in gaming.… Read the rest

F1 2018, final part in its developer video diaries

Codemasters® has released the final part in its series of four developer diaries for F1® 2018, the official videogame of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, talking about the improvements made to audio and visual aspects of the game.

F1® 2018 presents a significant visual jump forward for the franchise, utilizing physically based rendering to improve the overall look and feel of the game and get it as close to reality as possible.… Read the rest

F1 2018, Another new trailer ramps up excitement levels

As the excitement builds towards the launch of F1® 2018, the official videogame of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, Codemasters has released the latest trailer for the game featuring amazing gameplay and cinematics.

The new trailer showcases the lifelike recreation of the real world sport that you will be able to enjoy on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and Windows PC (DVD and via Steam) worldwide from Friday, August 24th 2018, the weekend of the season starting back up again with the iconic FORMULA 1 2018 BELGIAN GRAND PRIX™.… Read the rest

F1 2018, in-game footage and theme music

Codemasters® has released the second official gameplay trailer for F1® 2018, the official videogame of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™. Featuring stunning in-game footage and the new official F1® theme music, written by composer Brian Tyler.

Commenting on the game’s recreation of the real world sport, F1® 2018’s Art Director, Stu Campbell said: “F1® has undergone a huge visual rebrand this year.… Read the rest