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What did you do during lockdown? Right, you were playing 'Grand Theft Auto'

Sony and Take-Two report strong sales as U.S. spending on video games surges

The company has sold 135 million units of the hit franchise since its launch in 2013, with Bernstein analysts saying that sales were almost catching up with the installed base of relevant consoles, including Sony Corp's PlayStation and Microsoft Corp's Xbox. "Grand Theft Auto V", the seventh installment of the franchise, follows the story of three protagonists - Trevor, Franklin and Michael - as they find their way through a fictitious California-like state to accomplish missions involving car-

Virtual superstar Timmy Hill wins NASCAR live iRacing event

Driving in socks, with dog on lap; IndyCar races virtually, too

Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead sang the national anthem from a remote location. Troy Aikman, borrowing Matthew McConaughey's trademark phrase “All right, all right, all right,” commanded drivers to start their, uh, simulators. NASCAR's new normal resumed Sunday with another virtual event, the second in an iRacing series thrown together after the coronavirus pandemic stopped nearly all sports.

Coronavirus races: IRL drivers face gamers who are 'quicker than all of us'

Formula One and NASCAR raced Sunday, and the NASCAR winner was barefoot

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Le Mans winner Neel Jani won't feel his tires grip the road in a competitive environment for quite some time with the Formula E season suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. To do that, he's been taking his auto racing skills online — and finding himself at times overmatched. Pros from Formula One, NASCAR and other leading series are using race simulators to stay sharp and entertain fans with their seasons postponed by the outbreak.

NASCAR drivers will race in esports as coronavirus keeps them off the track

Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Bush and many other NASCAR drivers will go virtual

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch and other NASCAR drivers have signed on to race in an exhibition esports series while their cars are kept off the tracks amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. NASCAR and iRacing announced the formation of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series on Tuesday night, trying to give fans alternative viewing with the NASCAR season on hold until at least May 3. The multi-week series will start Sunday with a virtual competition at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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