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Abt and Audi respond to the Formula E Esports scandal

Following his involvement in an Esports scandal, Audi Formula E team has issued a statament, explaining the reason why it has felt necessary to cut ties with Daniel Abt. Audi fired Daniel Abt from its Formula E operation after learning that the German driver asked a professional sim driver to drive for him in the series’ official virtual competition. The last round of the „Race at Home Challenge” was staged last weekend when Abt tapped the professional sim racer Lorenz Hoerzing to take his virtual seat. The 18-year-old came in third in the race which was meant to entertain fans and raise funds for UNICEF. In response to the incident, the German automaker has decided to axe Abt,...
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