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    Video: Take a virtual lap of Austin's Circuit of the Americas
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    Hermann Tilke designed the Austin F1 circuit, and no one is quite sure if he's recreated the magic of Turkey or the borefest of Valencia. With 133 feet of elevation change, though, the 3.4 mile Circuit of the Americas and its 20 turns should be closer to the former. The track will feature in ...

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    Official: Austin's new F1 track will debut in video game
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    Workers outside of Austin are still hammering away on the new Circuit of the Americas Formula One track, but race fans and gamers will get a shot at driving the course before the first tire hits the tarmac. Codemasters' "F1 2012" will feature the track in all of its pixelized glory. The game will ...

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    Video: How Forza Motorsport 4 gets its cars
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    The ladies and gentlemen at Turn 10, the studio behind Forza Motorsport 4, take their cars just as seriously as their gaming. They're not the only gamers to invest heaps of time rendering metal into pixels, but you might be surprised just how much travel, how many microphones, how long on the ...

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    Report: Nissan's all-gamer driving team earns podium finish at 24 Hours of Dubai
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    Psychology researchers at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in Illinois have discovered a funny thing about podium finishers. Often, the happiest person on stage is the one with the bronze medal around his or her neck. Despite having missed first place by two spots, ...

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    Video: Hyundai lets you play racing game on Times Square big screen using your iPhone
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    Playing a racing game on the big screen can sometimes feel a bit like the real thing, but what happens when the screen is larger than life? Hyundai has created a new iPhone driving game for the Veloster that is interactive on a level that most gamers can only dream of. If you happen to be in ...

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    Video: Race-Star ConverTTable may be the coolest coffee table we've ever seen
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    Race-Star ConverTTable is our kind of furniture – Click above to watch video after the jump
    A driving wheel sounds like a nice addition for any racing video game, but in reality it might not work as well as you hope. You have to find a place to mount the wheel and a make sure your pedals ...

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    Video: Karting comes to Gran Turismo 5
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    Karting in Gran Turismo 5 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Despite our best efforts, we're getting pretty excited about the arrival of Polyphony Digital's Gran Turismo 5. After suffering through years of the company (and the interwebs at large) crying wolf with launch dates, it ...

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    Thrustmaster's latest gaming rig is the next best thing to a Ferrari 430 Scuderia [w/video]
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    Thurstmaster Ferrari Wireless GT Cockpit 430 Scuderia Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Looking for that ultimate gaming setup for playing Gran Turismo? Short of a full cockpit installed in your living room, this could very well be it. The Ferrari Wireless GT Cockpit 430 ...

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    Video: Out-of-hand drifting in Forza 3
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    We never cease to be amazed at just how good some folks are at video games. While we're as good at the button-mashing shuffle as the next guy, sometimes our brains and hands just won't cooperate. Drifting is a prime example. We know we need to rev ...

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    REPORT: GT5 to get weather changes, night racing - and yes, damage rendering [w/POLL]
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    Audi is obviously looking forward to being in the coming Gran Turismo 5. After all, the Quattro company has created a website to promote its car on the Nürburgring in real life and in the game, and it interviewed GT5 mastermind Kazunori Yamauchi about what fans can expect. Yamauchi-san ...

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    Codemasters releases details on upcoming F1 games
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    Start saving your sick days: Codemasters is working on the next generation of Formula One racing games, and the future looks fast. The software development company responsible for such favorite racing titles as DiRT, Grid and the TOCA series obtained the rights to make the game from Formula One ...

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    Forget Gran Turismo, Bus Driver is greatest next-gen driving sim
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    Click above for more screen shots of Bus DriverWhen I was in Kindergarten, I rode Bus 11. It was an oil-burning 32-passenger GMC that was ready for retirement by 1982. It was driven by Sarge. I'm not sure why she was called Sarge, but her demeanor definitely lived up to the moniker. Frequent ...

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    Greatest video game accessory EVAR
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/Greatest_video_game_accessory_EVAR'; Home racing games have come a long way since Pole Position, with controllers providing feedback to virtual drivers, while true to life graphics and vehicle driving dynamics making the action feel much more real. ...

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    Ford Bold Moves hits the virtual realm with video game
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    Ford's Bold Moves campaign just got a little bolder with the introduction of Ford Bold Moves Street Racing, a video game developed in cooperation with Eidos Interactive. Scheduled to hit a North American PlayStation 2, XBOX or PC near you this fall, the game comes packing 18 Ford vehicles and the ...

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    British supermodel Jodie Kidd challenges you to a race
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    British supermodel Jodie Kidd is arguably better known for her body of work on cars than in cars, but that could be changing. The winsome blonde counts motorsports among her chief preoccupations, and its hardly the stuff of hanging out in Formula One paddocks as driver arm jewelry. Ms. Kidd is ...

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    Scott Speed: Formula 1 driver, computer geek?
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    The development of Scott Speed, The Brand, continues apace with the announcement that America's first Formula 1 driver in decades has partnered with VoodooPC, makers of ultra-fast PCs, to introduce Scott Speed Editions of Voodoo's ENVY laptop (shown above) and the company's OMEN ...

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