The Formula 1 2020 the canadian Grand Prix has been cancelled due to the pandemic, but this has not prevented fans of motor racing to come up with their own version of the race. The F1 Virtual Grand Prix of canada started Sunday morning with a live Youtube stream.
It is also seized a huge amount of attention, with nearly 40,000 people agreed to watch the race, which is streamed online from a group of 20 players in a group session F1 2019.
According to the page, the field includes “F1 stars, sporting heroes and musical talent” of all the different areas.
There are even some Canadian talent in the field.
Ted-Jan Bloemen, a Dutch-Canadian long track speed skater who now lives in Calgary, qualified for the 35 laps of the virtual race in 16th place.
The Olympic games of 2018 in PyeongChang, Bloemen won the gold and silver in the 10,000 and 5,000 meters, respectively.
He finished 13th in the race.
You can follow the action and its consequences on Youtube.