Ferrari Star Leclerc gets active

Charles Leclerc in F1 2019
Charles Leclerc in F1 2019

Five active Formula 1 drivers, including Ferrari star Charles Leclerc, have registered for the second Formula 1 virtual Grand Prix on the Codemasters platform.

This Sunday, the first GP in Vietnam should have been on the program. But due to the coronavirus, there is currently no racing action in F1. At least, the premier class is holding a virtual race again. The F1 sim racing that is streamed on Formula 1 channels on Youtube and Facebook.

There were only two active drivers at the first virtual GP in Bahrain: Lando Norris (McLaren) and Nicholas Latifi (Williams)

The field is already more prominently occupied in the second race. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari), Alex Albon (Red Bull), George Russell (Williams) and Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo) are three other active drivers.

So far, eleven drivers have been set for the race, which starts on Sunday at 9 p.m. German time. In addition to Albon, professional gamer Ben Stokes drives for Red Bull. Alfa Romeo also uses the former GP winner Johnny Herbert. Haas relies on the two test drivers Pietro Fittipaldi and Louis Delétraz, Renault on replacement driver Christian Lundgaard.

After qualifying, a race of 28 laps will be driven with the Formula 1 game F1 2019 by Codemasters on the track in Melbourne. Because the game does not yet know the new course in Hanoi.


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