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Alonso launches his own eSports sim racing team

Double Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso has launched his own eSport virtual racing team. joining a fast-growing trend in which sim racing is merging with real racing on a global platform. The 36-year-old, who drives for McLaren, presented the FA Racing G2 Logitech G team at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Thursday. “I am a team principal, finally,” the Spaniard told reporters. “It is very exciting and it is a completely new thing to discover.” The team is a joint venture with G2 eSports and McLaren sponsor Logitech and will participate across a variety of games, console and PC platforms, as well as all current competitions. McLaren this week appointed a gamer...
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