Two current Formula 1 drivers have been confirmed on the entry list for today’s first-ever Virtual Bahrain Grand Prix.Lando Norris and Nicholas Latifi have been confirmed on the final entry list.
Some current drivers have indicated why they aren’t competing in the event. Max Verstappen said he isn’t proficient in F1 2019 and Romain Grosjean also says he wants to practice more before participating. Carlos Sainz Jnr said in a social media chat he doesn’t have the correct equipment at present.
Several former Formula 1 drivers have joined the event, including Nico Hulkenberg, Stoffel Vandoorne, Esteban Gutierrez, Anthony Davidson and Johnny Herbert.
While reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton will not participate, his brother Nicolas will compete for McLaren.
The event will begin with a qualifying session and take place from 8pm GMT this evening. It will be broadcast on F1’s YouTube account and other social media platforms.
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