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*UPDATED* F1 2020 Virtual Grand Prix Series to switch postponed races – How to look at, confirmed grid

F1 is returning to our screens, however in an uncommon method. Get prepared for digital racing!

Coronavirus could have put a halt to the F1 2020 season, however due to gaming we’ll get a Virtual Grand Prix Series to switch it!

Races have been postponed, and even cancelled, leaving followers with little to fill their Sundays. Fortunately, the success of F1 esports has given us an answer.

Formula 1 and Gfinity are coming collectively to offer some leisure in these darkish occasions with the Virtual Grand Prix Series!

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Virtual Grand Prix Series

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Formula 1 has immediately introduced the launch of a brand new F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix collection, that includes numerous present F1 drivers.

The digital races will run rather than each postponed Grand Prix, beginning this weekend with the Virtual Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday 22 March.

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Every subsequent race weekend will see the postponed real-world Formula 1 race changed with a Virtual Grand Prix. The collection will run till May, however extending for so long as mandatory.

How to look at  

Fans will be capable to watch the collection on-line. The races will likely be streamed reside at 8pm GMT on Formula 1’s YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook channels.

The broadcasts are anticipated to be 90 minutes lengthy, that includes a qualifying session and 50% distance race.

In order to ensure the individuals security every driver will be part of the race remotely. There goes to be a number broadcast reside from the Gfinity Esports Arena in London.

Who is racing

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The full lineup will not be but out there, however as that is an official F1 occasion we are able to anticipate the likes of George Russell to characteristic.

In weekends that wouldn’t have had an F1 race, there will likely be on-line exhibition races, the place followers from world wide will likely be can go head-to-head with F1 drivers.

The races will happen on F1 2019 on PC, and permit for some assists in addition to restricted setups to make sure a aggressive and entertaining race!

Confirmed grid

There are some massive names lining as much as compete on Sunday.

So far we all know the Ferrari automobiles will likely be piloted by 2019 Formula 3 champion and Prema Racing driver Robert Shwartzman and Dino Beganovic, each Ferrari Academy drivers.

Red Bull will put Sir Chris Hoy and Phillip Eng, a BMW works driver within the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, of their automobiles.

We additionally know that former F1 driver Nico Hulkenberg will likely be in motion!

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