The engines rev, the start lights begin to illuminate...then out they go and the race is underway! A driver’s concentration is instantly tested as every car on the grid comes together in a thrilling bid to lead at the first corner. Fans of motorsport will be familiar with the feeling of pure adrenaline that comes at this moment, as will players of numerous racing games now available for console, computer or smartphone. Many are so realistic and feature such incredible detail that they are even used by professional racing drivers to enhance their training. Others, on the other hand, go lighter on the realism in order to deliver more action-packed excitement than some movies. If you want to experience the thrill of racing in a high-performance BMW M from the comfort of your own home, these are our favourites.