The 2019 Race of Champions has officially concluded and a winner has been crowned. Mexican esports pro driver took on a former F1 driver in a real-life race in Mexico, and won.
The Race of Champions event pits current and hall-of-fame drivers against racing prospects from both real-life and esports racing, which is why the Italian esports racer was present.
Bonito finished with a final time of 52.3885 (the fastest time of the day), which was a half-second faster than Lucas Di Grassi, who finished with a time of 53.0576.
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What made this win so spectacular was the fact that di Grassi was two seconds ahead when they crossed the line for the switch to the other lane. But when they came back to cross the finish line for the final time, Bonito surged ahead to take the win.