BBC Top Gear: What on earth is esports?

Esports enables the motorsport industry to engage with a wider, more diverse and younger audience in addition to its traditional fan base. It’s also a way of attracting a younger generation of fans into real sports. This week, the BBC’s Top Gear programme talks about why motor racing esports are becoming more popular each year.

“Motorsport is brilliant, obviously, but if you want to participate in it yourself the barrier to entry is pretty high… That’s the reason sim racing has become so popular, as an affordable substitute for the real thing.”

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F1 Esports Series at the Gfinity Arena London
F1 Esports Series at the Gfinity arena London. Images by Joe Brady.

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