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Russell unblurs the real/sim racing lines

George Russell says sim racing and real racing are like FIFA and football, all the skills can't be transferred across the two. In the absence of real-life racing Russell is among a host of other real-life racing stars such as Charles Leclerc, Alex Albon, Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button who have turned their attention to virtual racing and found quick success. This then begs the question of whether a sim racer could swap into a Formula 1 car and be competitive? But Russell dismissed that idea. 'For me it is like with the FIFA computer game and real-life football,' he told BBC Sport. 'The best Fifa player in the world would probably beat Lionel Messi on the game but put him on the...
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