Lando Norris Is Back, This Time With ‘Not the BAH GP’

Published 03/19/2020, 12:16 PM EDT


At the point when the Australian Grand Prix was dropped, McLaren driver Lando Norris bounced on Twitch to stream himself playing a racing simulation game called “iRacing.” To his stun, he hit 70,000 simultaneous watchers in only 90 minutes, when he usually averages around 2,000.

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Because of the worldwide emergency, working environments, the economy, and relational connections are encountering interruption.

In the realm of conventional games, the NHL, MLB, NBA, and NCAA abrogations have no genuine substitution occasions. However, with the intensity of gaming, events like these can take on an alternate shape and still draw in their fans on the web.

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F1 isn’t the only one in being influenced, however, with many other games being relinquished while the world attempts to manage the COVID-19 pandemic.

Norris, who has in excess of 200,000 Twitch supporters, communicated his fight in ‘Not the AUS GP’. The organizers were Veloce Esports.

On the live stream, he stated: “I’m so happy right now! I’m shivering, kind of nuts. Am I the highest viewed on Twitch right now?

“I never thought I’d get here. Feels like a lot of support for me, thank you very much.”

McLaren driver Norris completed 6th in the virtual race that additionally featured Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and F1 drivers Stoffel Vandoorne and Esteban Gutierrez.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen participated in a different ‘All-star Esports battle’ with other real racing drivers and expert gamers.

He completed eleventh in a 12-lap race around a virtual form of the Nürburgring.

Lando Norris back for another Sim race

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After successfully completing in ‘Not the AUS GP’, Lando Norris is back again in the Sim Racing. This time he will be racing in ‘Not the BAH GP’.

It will be fun to see the young brit in action this weekend. Veloce Esports will be organizing the event. The Sim race will provide a sigh of relief to the F1 fans as the fans can watch their favorite drivers fight for the virtual title.

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Abhay Aggarwal

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Abhay Aggarwal is sports analyst at EssentiallySports. Having joined ES in early 2020, he has over 300 NASCAR, Formula 1, and Tennis articles to his name. Abhay has been an avid motorsports fan for over a decade, and he even attended the inaugural Indian Grand Prix in 2011.

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