Formula 1 - Ferrari and Leclerc for the China Virtual GP

Back on track after the great success of this week's "Race For The World". The race will start a 7 pm CET live on the F1 social media channels and on Sky Sport.


After the MotoGP race with Pecco Bagnaia's victory in the Red Bull Ring, Formula 1 is also back on track with its third virtual race of the season. Actually, the riders have never stopped, not even in the last two weeks, since Charles Leclerc has been having fun in continuous streams on Twitch with his colleagues in F1. But besides having fun, Charles used his notoriety on social media networks (along with that of the other drivers) to also collect donations in favor of the fight against the Coronavirus, creating the Race For The World, a series of six GPs spread over three evenings. Funds for over $70,000 came from the public, all of which went to the United Nations.

Now, just two days later, it's already time to return to the simulator for Charles Leclerc, since they'll be racing in the Chinese GP, which will take place tonight at 7 pm CET, within the series of races organized by the Formula 1. The Ferrari driver won the last round, the one in Melbourne, and he will certainly want a repeat. At his side for Ferrari there will be FDA driver Callum Ilott, born in 1998. In addition to the usuals (Norris, Albon, Latifi, Russel, Giovinazzi) Juan Manuel Correa will also be present. He was involved in the Spa accident last year, where Anthoine Hubert lost his life, and is still recovering from his injuries. The Ecuadorian will race alongside Giovinazzi on the Alfa Romeo.
Zhou, winner of the first round in Baherin with Renault, was also present, as well as the soccer player for the Lazio team, Ciro Immobile, and Carlos Sainz, McLaren driver at his first Virtual GP.

You can watch the Virtual Grand Prix China on; Facebook, You Tube, and the Formula 1 website, as well as on Sky Sport, with commentary by Carlo Vanzini and Matteo Bobbi.


Translated by Leila Myftija

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