The Virtual Grands Prix, which was launched last year, will return. The series has replaced the Grand Prix that was canceled or postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. With four victories, George Russell emerged as the winner at the time.
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For this year, a series of three races are staged at Red Bull Ring, Silverstone and Interlagos. Beginning next Sunday, January 31, the races will be held on three consecutive weekends. In the Sprint Race by Formula 1 Esports Pro Series Drivers, the starter grid will be set for a feature race run by Formula 1 drivers and other celebrities.
During races, money is raised for charities that the teams themselves choose. For example, Red Bull will raise money for Wings For Life. Wings for Life has been the team’s official philanthropic partner since 2005. Alexander Albon will participate in the event on behalf of Red Bull, alongside MXGP world champion Jeffrey Herlings.
Drivers and public figures
A large portion of the participants in the Virtual Grands Prix were announced on Wednesday. (Former) F1 co-drivers are George Russell, Nicholas Latifi, Stoffel Vandorne, Vitantonio Liuzzi and Pietro Vittipaldi. Various teams also use their talents, such as Ferrari juniors Arthur Leclerc, Marcus Armstrong, Alpine Juniors Christian Lundgaard and Oscar Piastri. The inclusion of Enzo Vittipaldi and Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid) has also been confirmed.
The first race starts on Sunday January 31 at 7:00 pm and can be followed across all streaming services including Twitch, YouTube and Facebook.
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