Virtual GP: George Russell wins the Catalan Grand Prix
In the virtual GP of Spain, a penalty on the penultimate lap punishes Charles Leclerc and gives George Russell an unlikely circuit victory. In the virtual GP of Spain, a penalty on the penultimate lap, punishes Charles Leclerc and gives George Russell an unlikely victory of the circuit.
The online race last night on the “Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona”, has given a lot of sport, fun and emotions. in these times marked by Covid19.
Among the main protagonists of the Virtual GP, Leclerc gave life to a crazy race cancelled by a penalty inflicted by the Ferrarista that actually allowed Russell to get a resounding victory.
Even Alex Albon, Leclerc’s main rival in the previous two races for Red Bull, seemed to be contending for the podium with the two in the lead, but opted for a different strategy from Russell and Leclerc and finished fourth – behind former F1 driver Esteban Gutierrez.
Russell’s teammate Nicholas Latifi was fifth, with Sky F1’s Anthony Davidson an impressive sixth – ahead of Alfa Romeo’s Antonio Giovinazzi. Thibaut Courtois was the fastest of the footballers – the Real Madrid goalkeeper rose to 12th – but only two places ahead of Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero on his Virtual F1 debut. Golfer Ian Poulter and Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo moved up in the race, and Lando Norris withdrew from the race altogether.