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Olli Pahkala Embracing Being Part of McLaren Shadow For F1 eSports Series

Formula 1 eSports racer Olli Pahkala is embracing being part of the McLaren Shadow eSports team for the 2018 F1 eSports Series, despite never discussing with the team during assessment week. Pahkala was selected in the first round with the eighth pick of the Pro Draft by McLaren, as their sole pick ahead of the eSport series set to take place in October. The Finnish sim racer, part of Team Redline, was projected highly in the draft for his sim racing skills and high grades in the assessments that took place at Silverstone. Reflecting on being drafted, Pahkala says it feels amazing that his journey into the eSports series can continue and has become a huge life changer for him being part...
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