Max Verstappen and Lando Norris will likely be sharing the Team Redline Oreca 07 LMP2 automotive for the esports race on the weekend that Le Mans.
- Last Updated: May 30, 2020, 11:55 PM IST
Formula One rivals Max Verstappen and Lando Norris will likely be staff mates for the digital 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 13/14, in line with the official entry listing on Saturday.
The Red Bull and McLaren drivers are sharing the Team Redline Oreca 07 LMP2 automotive for the esports race on the weekend that Le Mans, postponed to Sept. 19/20 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, would usually happen.
Spain’s double Formula One champion and two instances Le Mans winner Fernando Alonso will be a part of Brazilian former Ferrari driver Rubens Barrichello in their very own entry.
Ferrari’s present F1 driver Charles Leclerc is teaming up with Alfa Romeo’s Antonio Giovinazzi in a Ferrari 488 GTE whereas Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly companions Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne in a Veloce Esports staff.
1 / 4 of the F1 grid — 5 drivers — will likely be within the 50-car area, with 10 entries in reserve.
Two Indianapolis 500 winners have entered: Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya, and France’s reigning champion Simon Pagenaud collectively for Team Penske.
Britain’s Jamie Chadwick, inaugural champion of the all-female W Series, will race a Mahle Racing Aston Martin Vantage GTE.
There can be an all-female Richard Mille Racing staff with Katherine Legge, Tatiana Calderon, Sophia Floersch and Emily Jones.
Regular Le Mans producers Toyota, Ferrari, Porsche, Corvette and Aston Martin are represented in what organisers are billing because the world’s largest digital endurance race.
Each four-person staff options a mixture of skilled racers and avid gamers.
They must deal with circumstances much like the French endurance traditional, with variable day and evening climate circumstances and broken automobiles repairable within the pits.
No driver will be capable of do greater than seven hours on the wheel and every must do a minimal 4 hours.