The Formula 1 faces its last days of ‘rest’ before the 2021 season. However, the category did not want fans to be left empty-handed. Throughout this month he organized different ‘Virtual’ Grand Prizes. Many drivers who currently compete on the Formula 1 grid participated. In addition, other characters from the sports world participated in the online test, among them was the goalkeeper of the Real Madrid, Thibaut Courtois.
This Sunday the last virtual race was run before the action of the preseason tests at the Bahrain circuit. The big winner of the day was the pilot of Williams, George Russell, who had an unforgettable career. Far from having the same performance on the track, the cars are configured so that they all have the same power and the same benefits. So the pilots are the ones who make the difference.
The competition began with a five-lap race with drivers who are dedicated to Esports. The results of this test determined the start of a race that is equivalent to 50% of an official Formula 1 race. The championship was made to raise funds for charitable activities. However, all the participating drivers wanted to win and show their talent behind the wheel.
Several professional drivers were on the starting grid. Besides Russell was, Arthur Leclerc (brother of Charles and pilot of Formula 3), Pietro Fittipaldi (Haas), Enzo Fittipaldi Y Alex albon (Red bull). Nonetheless, Russell excelled in a test that looked like he had lost beforehand. The Briton was starting in 15th place, but thanks to his talent, he reached the checkered flag first.
Although Russell took the last two races, the Haas team led by the Fittipaldi brothers took the title. The American team managed to win the championship with 85 points, followed by Ferrari with 62 units and Williams with 57. In total, $ 100,000 was raised, which will be sent to the foundation Grand Prix Trust.
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