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Audi Sport suspends Formula E racer after cheating in virtual race

We’ve seen a handful of “whoopsie” moments take place as motorsport organizations try their hand at virtual racing events to tide fans over during coronavirus-related hiatuses, but pretending to compete is perhaps another level.

Audi Sport’s Formula E driver, Daniel Abt, admitted he wasn’t the person driving a simulation rig during the ABB Formula E Race at Home event for charity, in which his number 66 Audi race car placed third. Instead, the racer had used a professional sim racer stand-in to run the event. Audi Sport issued a statement Tuesday saying Abt was suspended from the team with

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NASCAR is back: How to watch today’s race without cable


NASCAR

After suspending its season in March and racing in simulators to pass the time, NASCAR returned to the track last Sunday at Darlington. NASCAR was one of the first sports to return, but its races will look and operate differently than before the coronavirus outbreak. The most obvious change is the absence of fans in attendance, but there are also changes on pit row. Teams are limited to 16 people, who must pass temperature screenings and wear face masks.

How to watch NASCAR without cable

NASCAR has reorganized its race schedule for the rest of the season. You can

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Jaguar I-Pace’s one-make race series is dead

Formula E remains on an indefinite hiatus.


Jaguar

After just two seasons, the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Series will call it quits. The British automaker’s supplementary Formula E series will finish after this season after a review of current plans amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Jaguar Racing made the announcement Tuesday but said it remains committed to its Formula E team. Right now, Formula E remains on an indefinite hiatus as the world sorts out life amid the spread of COVID-19. The eTrophy Series may not even resume at all this year if Formula E doesn’t return. Thus, I-Pace race car drivers

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Mazda RX-Vision GT3 imagines a gorgeous race car for Gran Turismo

Gran Turismo has long forged close ties with the auto industry, and said ties have led to numerous, wonderful Vision GT concepts for the video game franchise. On May 22, Mazda will unleash its own digital masterpiece for players.

If it looks familiar, that’s because it is. The Mazda RX-Vision GT3 concept is a race-ready version of the stunning RX-Vision concept Mazda showed years back at the Tokyo Motor Show. The GT3 concept will compete in GT3-spec races in Gran Turismo Sport and boasts wider body work to complement the long, flowing lines the original concept already houses.

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