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Washington, DC 20549








Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 8, 2023


Motorsport Games Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-39868   86-1791356

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


5972 NE 4th Avenue

Miami, FL

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (305) 507-8799



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A common stock, $0.0001 par value per share   MSGM   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
(The Nasdaq Capital Market)


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company


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Item 1.02 Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.


On November 8, 2023, INDYCAR, LLC (“INDYCAR LLC”) delivered a notice to Motorsport Games Inc. (the “Company”) to terminate the two license agreements, each dated July 13, 2021, by and between INDYCAR LLC and the Company (collectively, the “INDYCAR License Agreements”), effective immediately. Pursuant to the INDYCAR License Agreements, INDYCAR LLC had granted the Company licenses to use certain licensed intellectual property for motorsports and/or racing video gaming products and esports events related to, themed as, or containing the INDYCAR racing series. INDYCAR LLC stated that its decision to terminate the INDYCAR License Agreements was due to the Company’s alleged failure to satisfy certain of its obligations under the INDYCAR License Agreements, including making INDYCAR racing series video gaming products available in the United States and facilitating a minimum number of INDYCAR racing series esports events, in each case, as specified in the applicable INDYCAR License Agreement. The Company is evaluating the validity of INDYCAR LLC’s notice of termination, including demands for certain payments under the INDYCAR License Agreements, as well as the Company’s options under the INDYCAR License Agreements.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  Motorsport Games Inc.
Date: November 14, 2023 By: /s/ Stephen Hood
    Stephen Hood
    Chief Executive Officer and President