DAZN becomes official partner of Scuderia AlphaTauri

DAZN, the leading global sports streaming platform, has partnered with the Formula One team Scuderia AlphaTauri for the 2021 F1 season and signed Yuki Tsunoda as a brand ambassador in Japan.

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DAZN has formed a partnership with Scuderia AlphaTauri and Yuki Tsunoda, who will wear the company’s branding on his cap having become the first Japanese driver in seven years, to deepen and enrich its coverage of the competition for motorsport fans.

DAZN, Scuderia AlphaTauri and Yuki Tsunoda will create original content throughout the season, featuring exclusive team news, insights, and analysis. The content will go live on DAZN across the week, adding to the extensive live and on-demand coverage of all races from the 2021 season that gets underway in Bahrain on March 28.

In addition, DAZN and Scuderia AlphaTauri will enrich the fan experience further by creating an exclusive … Read the rest

“I have dreamed about this day for a very long time” – Lawrence Stroll

On 3 February, the newly re-branded Aston Martin Cognizant Formula 1 Team, launched their challenger for the 2021 season – The AMR21. The car has undergone a significant livery change, and while the Pink of BWT remains on the car in subtle streaks, the car is now dominated by the famous ‘Aston Martin Green’ colour.

Lawrence Stroll – Executive Chairman of Aston Martin has been dreaming about this day for a very long time, down to Stroll being such a lifelong fan of cars. The launch was the culmination of two dreams of Stroll’s, and according to the Canadian shows that dreams can really come true in the shape of the AMR 21.

“I have dreamed about this day for a very long time. I have always been a car guy, since I was a child. I have always loved racing, too. My first dream was to own Read the rest

New Star Citizen Video Shows Massive New Caves as Crowdfunding Passes $349 Million

Star Citizen is continuing to make progress toward the next alpha numbered 3.13, and today a new video shows a major component of the update.

We’re getting massive planetary caves designed so that they can be entered by vehicles or even starships, which is definitely interesting for the more daring pilots out there.

The second part of the video also showcases the upcoming mining components that will let players customize their mining experience.

You can check out the video below.

In other Star Citizen news, the crowdfunding total passed $349 million today, and it’s currently at $349,021,395

The number of registered accounts recently passed three million, and it’s at 3,032,832 at the moment of this writing.

As usual, you should keep in mind that it’s known that not all of them are paying players. The number includes free accounts created for a variety of reasons, including Free Fly events and … Read the rest

Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team launches the AMR21

Aston Martin is back at the pinnacle of global motorsport after the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team proudly revealed its 2021 FIA Formula One™ World Championship contender on Wednesday.

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The stunning new AMR21 heralds the beginning of a truly significant chapter in the 108-year history of the brand and carries the hopes of racing fans around the globe ahead of its debut in the Bahrain Grand Prix later this month.

The new Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team car returns the British ultra-luxury marque to the pinnacle of world motorsport for the first time in more than 60 years. It was unveiled today, in a much anticipated immersive virtual launch in front of a global audience. Described by Aston Martin Executive Chairman Lawrence Stroll as an ‘important event in automotive history, the new contender will be the first works Formula 1 … Read the rest

Bartholomew lines up for Team Redline Racing in Porsche Sprint Challenge GB

Team Redline Racing will be back to challenge in the one-make Porsche Sprint Challenge GB championship with 22-year-old Jack Bartholomew behind the wheel of their Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport.

2020 saw the debut for Sprint Challenge GB and Team Redline Racing enjoyed 20 podium finishes across both Pro and Am classes whilst running their long-standing Porsche Carrera Cup GB programme.

Bartholomew joins the team with three years of Lamborghini Super Trofeo racing as a member of the Lamborghini Young Driver Programme under his belt.

The Sussex-based driver hit the front of the pack in 2017 finishing third overall in the UAE Middle East and Asia championships in 2017. The following year saw him claim the UAE title along with a second place finish in the Asia series. 2019 saw Bartholomew take third place in the 2019 Europe series.

It was back in 2016 that Bartholomew last competed on a … Read the rest

Guilty Gear -Strive- for PS5, PS4, and PC Delayed to June

Today Arc System Works announced that its upcoming fighting game for Guilty Gear -Strive- has been delayed.

According to the announcement, which you can read in full below, the release date has been shifted by a couple of month, from April 9 to June 11.

We hear that the development team has received valuable feedback during the open beta, and decided to take extra time to polish aspects of the game including lobbies and server stability.

While now we know the entire initial roster of 15 characters, five more are coming with the first character pass. They have not yet been revealed.

If you want to see more of Guilty Gear –Strive–, you can check out the latest gameplay, the original announcement from EVO 2019,  an earlier trailer showcasing  Sol Badguy … Read the rest

Ferrari Trento becomes the official spark of F1

Ferrari Trento has been named the Official Sparkling Wine of Formula 1. Announced globally ahead of the start to the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship in Bahrain, the prestigious three-year partnership will see Ferrari Trento’s award-winning sparkling wine become the official toast of Formula 1 celebrations throughout 2021, and beyond.

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Formula 1 has appointed Ferrari Trento as its celebratory drink partner, not only because it is one of the most awarded producers of sparkling wines but also in recognition of its long and respected history.

Similar to Formula 1, the Italian family-owned winery based in Trentino, in the Italian Alps, is a global leader in its field, crafting its luxury Trentodoc wines for over a century to become known as Italy’s sparkling wine par excellence.

With an incredible heritage in motorsport, Formula 1 has been pioneering in its field, with … Read the rest

Team Rocket RJN to Run McLaren Driver Development Programme’s GT4 entries

The McLaren Driver Development Programme will resume in 2021 with Team Rocket RJN now running both of the factory’s Intelligent Money British GT4 Championship entries.

Katie Milner, Michael Benyahia, Harry Hayek and Alain Valente were all due to compete in GT4 cars for the 2020 British GT season but the programme was suspended last year by McLaren before the coronavirus-affected campaign began.

They all return to take their places for the new season although final pairings will be confirmed at a later date.

It also sees a return of the Team Rocket RJN concern to the GT4 ranks having last competed in the 2018 season with a pair Nissan 370Zs when the team was still known as RJN Motorsport.

It will also be the first time the time has ran the 570S GT4 McLaren in the series, but the team are familiar with the brand as they successfully ran a … Read the rest

Microsoft Flight Simulator – Macau & Shirak Airport Released; Stapleford Airfield Announced

Third-party add-on developers are continuing to release new airports and scenery for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Today SamScene3D bring us to Asia with its Macau Macao VMMC scenery, which includes both plenty of landmarks for the exotic city on the coast of China, and its iconic airport.

It can be purchased at the developer’s own store for $16.95.

Below you can check out a few screenshots and a features list. The first image is a rather impressive comparison between the scenery and the real world.

  • over 100 custom iconic buildings and apartments
  • many 3D models of casinos, buildings, apartments, hotels, banks, landmarks in Macau
  • Macau major bridges with night effects
  • all buildings with PBR material
  • beautiful night effects of casino resorts
  • Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge with custom buildings
  • Macau Cotai-strip casinos include: The Venetian, The Parisian, The Londoner, City of Dream, The Lisboa, Galaxy resort, The Wynn Palace, etc
  • detailed Macau
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NetApp joins Aston Martin F1 Team

NetApp, a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company, and Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team today announce a multi-year partnership as the world-famous car company gears up for its return to Formula One competition. After more than 60 years away, the British car brand returns to the F1 grid, supported by NetApp, with a new edge: an innovative approach to racing using the power of data.

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The partnership with NetApp reinforces the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team’s commitment to unlocking the very best of the cloud by outfitting the racing team with world-class data and cloud services. Broad and ambitious in scope, the partnership will focus on maximising performance both on and off the track.

From trackside to the factory to the cloud, the data used to inform Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team’s racing strategies will be available in real-time … Read the rest