Driver class obviously also prevails at the console: Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc celebrated a made-to-measure debut in virtual Formula 1 at the eSport GP in Australia.
On his debut on the console, Sebastian Vettel's team-mate achieved a never-endangered start-finish victory and was able to demonstrate his extraordinary taxing skills virtually.
With Leclerc at the helm, the replacement program for the canceled Grand Prix of Vietnam was a much more prominent driver field than at the premiere two weeks ago, with George Russell (Williams) a Formula 1 driver behind Formula 2 driver Christian Lundgaard in third place. The other current F1 drivers Alex Albon (Red Bull) and Nicholas Latifi (Williams) ended up in midfield after 29 laps, and as with the premiere, there were again technical problems. Among other things, Lando Norris (McLaren) and Esteban Gutierrez (Mercedes) could not start after qualifying in the race. There were also a number of strange crashes at the eSport GP, which lasted just under an hour. Actually, Formula 1 should have made its debut in Vietnam this weekend, but the route is not in simulation F1 2019, which the drivers are talking about Because of the Corona crisis, the "real" season start in Down Under was postponed or canceled like seven other races. According to the current plan, the "right" season starts in Canada in mid-June.