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Esports: Franchitti virtual Indycar winner, Fittipaldi still has it at 73

Triple Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti won a virtual ‘Legends Trophy’ on Saturday while two-times Formula 1 world champion Emerson Fittipaldi showed at 73 that esports is not just for the youngsters. The Brazilian, who won his F1 titles in 1972 and 1974, joined a stellar field of drivers from the Americas and Europe in an over-40s race organised by Torque Esports and www.the-race.com. Franchitti, 46 and a four times IndyCar champion, came out on top after 11 laps of Silverstone’s National Circuit in simulated 1975 Brabham BT44 cars with all competitors joining remotely. British endurance racer Darren Turner was second with Mexican Adrian Fernandez third and Australian 2009...
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