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Insight: Esports rise gives access to unfiltered F1 drivers

Formula 1 should be three rounds into its longest-ever season but the coronavirus pandemic has forced competition into the virtual world. But, as Motorsport Week explains, the rise of Esports has had an unexpected, and positive, side effect. Across the world, in most ‘Western’ countries, the vast majority of people have spent days or even weeks indoors. No-one is quite sure what the future holds, what society will look like once this is over, and that is before the economic situation is considered. Obviously, in this context, Formula 1 is small fry – but it is nonetheless still important. Aside from its millions of fans worldwide the industry has already played its role in the...
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