Actually, the drivers should currently be in the middle of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, but since it was canceled due to the severe weather in northern Italy, most drivers are enjoying an extra weekend off in the busy 2023 season. World champion Max Verstappen is an exception to this, as the Dutchman himself took the initiative to organize sim races on the circuit in Imola. These races can be followed live on Twitch from 15.30.
In addition to Verstappen, numerous fellow drivers from other racing classes are participating in the online event, called Real Racers Never Quit. Compatriot Richard Verschoor, for example, is also active in the field, as are former Formula 2 world champion António Félix da Costa, Formula 1 reserve drivers Felipe Drugovich and Jack Doohan and Red Bull junior talents Ayumu Iwasa, Enzo Fittipaldi, Jak Crawford, and Isack. Hajar.
The drivers compete against each other in four different races. First they will take place in Formula 3 cars, after which they will find the Mazda MX5. They then switch to Formula Fords, to finish with the Toyota GR86, a sports car. The races can be followed live from 15.30 via the stream below.