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Sam Hornish Jr.
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Sam Hornish Jr.
03.04.2020, 16:49

With the near-total absence of motorsport events in March, plenty of real-world racing pros have taken part in virtual races instead. Some of these sportsmen and women have had plenty of prior esports experience already, and some have used this opportunity to try it out for the first time.

Looking across the wide range of esports events last month, we’ve picked out the top 10 drivers whose virtual talents have impressed us the most – taking into account their relative experience, the competition they’ve faced and the scope of their achievements.

With the near-total absence of motorsport events in March, plenty of real-world racing pros have taken part in virtual races instead. Some of these sportsmen and women have had plenty of prior esports experience already, and some have used this opportunity to try it out for the first time.

Looking across the wide range of esports events last month, we’ve picked out the top 10 drivers whose virtual talents have impressed us the most – taking into account their relative experience, the competition they’ve faced and the scope of their achievements.

Repsol Honda MotoGP rider, reigning Moto2 champion

March esports accolades: Defeated fellow MotoGP riders in the #StayAtHomeGP

For the sake of pedantry, the first in our countdown is a ‘pro rider’ rather than a ‘pro driver’. Not all esports events are car-focused as MotoGP proved with its virtual race around Mugello, calling up 10 of its full-time riders

Marquez may have been over a second away from Fabio Quartararo’s pole position time but he focused more on consistency than single-ap performance.

And while everyone else crashed, including Quatararo who fell off at the first turn, Marquez put in a clean stint. Francesco Bagnaia was the only rider able to hassle Marquez and the two swapped positions on a few occasions – but the Italian fell on the penultimate lap, which left Marquez in position to win the race by seven seconds despite setting a slower personal-best laptime than the riders that crossed the line in second, third and fourth.

Four-time IndyCar champion

Unlike some of the others in this list, Franchitti is new to simracing – having described the extent of his previous experience as “hustling people at Pole Position”, the classic 1970s videogame, in his childhood.

Despite this, he got to grips with rFactor 2 very quickly. His win in the Legends Trophy part of the third All-Star Battle was made possible by a lap-one crash involving Juan Pablo Montoya and Emanuele Pirro – but he still had to fight off Aston Martin GT ace Darren Turner, who had loaned him the sim equipment he was using, and delivered a composed win.

Formula E championship leader for DS Techeetah

Da Costa has consistently been one of the better real-world drivers in this March’s esports races. In the first All-Stars race he made it through to the grand final and finished in 13th, as one of the highest finishing real world racers. In the second round he qualified fourth for the last-chance heat but got caught up in the chaos of the mid-pack and retired.

Moving from rFactor 2 to iRacing, he’s had an even better time. His best finishes in Team Redline’s ‘Real Racers Never Quit’ championship have been fifth with Formula 3 cars around Spa and then seventh from an over 40-strong grid with V8 Supercars around Watkins Glen. Most impressively, in Veloce’s Pro Series he finished the 15-minute-long reverse-grid race in sixth, having started it down in 23rd!

WRT Audi DTM driver

Ed Jones deserves some recognition for his performances because luck certainly hasn’t been on his side. In Veloce’s first Pro Series race he lined up in second, only behind Lando Norris. He then disconnected from the race, which meant he started the second race in 19th yet still finished in seventh, just one place behind da Costa.

The ex-IndyCar driver hasn’t had much luck in the All-Stars Battles either as internet issues have plagued him there too. In the second All-Star Battle he was running in a comfortable fifth for his first heat race, enough to qualify for the grand final, but then he disconnected.

Returning in the last-chance qualifiers, he was fighting at the sharp end but Juan Pablo Montoya spun just further up the road and rejoined the track into the path of Jones. That was the second fifth place he lost through no fault of his own.

He finally caught a break in the third All-Star Battle, finishing the grand final in eighth as the third-best real-world driver.

Mercedes Formula E driver

Given his experience in both Formula 1 and Formula E, perhaps we shouldn’t be too surprised by how well Vandoorne has done in the recent simraces. In the second All-Star Battle, he did exceptionally well as he qualified for his opening race in third and finished in second, before taking ninth in the grand final as he even gave World’s Fastest Gamer James Baldwin a run for his money.

He’s since followed that up with another second-place finish during the third All-Star Battle and then finished in 10th place in the grand final. He was also runner-up to Guan Yu Zhou in F1’s Virtual Bahrain GP and just missed out on what would’ve been the reverse-grid pole position for Veloce Esports’ first Pro Series event.

Vandoorne did all of that with a simracing set-up far cheaper than the other drivers out there as he used a Logitech G29 wheel, which is more of an entry-level piece of kit.

BMW works driver in DTM and IMSA

In his group heat for the third All-Star Battle, Eng finished the race in third – and more impressively had qualified only seven hundredths behind World’s Fastest Gamer winner Baldwin. In the grand final he held his own to finish in fifth, beating simracer Petar Brljak and Williams esports’ driver Nikodem Wisniewski.

He took pole for the Virtual GP and completed the podium in the race. In the subsequent one-on-one fastest lap competition against Norris as part of the ‘Challenge Lando’ event, Eng was three tenths of a second slower, which was not bad at all given Norris’ vast simracing experience and the fact he drove that 2019 McLaren F1 car for an entire year in real life.

GT World Challenge driver for R-Motorsport

Juncadella’s simracing set-up is serious, but you certainly can’t put his pace down entirely down to his €15,000 sim rig. He was one of the better-performing real-world drivers in the All-Star Battle despite a number of technical issues, and the highest-finishing in the second running of the event as he pipped Felix Rosenqvist to a fourth-place finish in the grand final.

In the third All-Star Battle he finished ninth overall. He’s also given Verstappen a run for his money in the second race of the fourth round of the ‘Real Racers Never Quit’ Team Redline series as he took a shock pole position and then just about failed to re-overtake the Dutchman on the final lap. He finished that race only a quarter of a second down on Verstappen.

Reigning ADAC GT Masters champion for HCB-Rutronik Racing

Van der Linde is one of only three drivers to win any of Team Redline’s ‘Real Racers Never Quit’ race. He’s currently the closest challenger to Verstappen in the championship.

His first win was during the F3 second race around Spa-Francorchamps after Verstappen and Norris crashed into each other, and then he swept both of the races with V8 Supercars around Watkins Glen, having spectacularly fought off simracer Frederik Rasmussen to complete the double.

McLaren F1 driver

Whilst other F1 drivers have taken a break from driving in the wake of grand prix cancellations and postponements, that certainly hasn’t been the case for Norris.

He started in 19th for Veloce Esports’ ‘Not The Aus GP’ yet finished in sixth place. His other highlights in March include winning the first of two races in the ‘Pro Fun Cup’ run by Team Redline, and he’s been consistently up at the front and challenging Verstappen in Redline’s follow-up championship.

Finally in F1’s ‘Challenge Lando’ event, Norris was able to beat all of the drivers he came up against in the three one-on-one challenges.

Red Bull F1 driver

Verstappen is by no means new to simracing and it shows. In the first All-Star Battle he dominated his group and even in the grand final, which was full of full-time sim racers and rFactor 2 specialists, he qualified in ninth.

Since then he’s taken part in Team Redline’s events on iRacing and is leading the ‘Real Racers Never Quit’ championship, having won six of the 10 races that have taken place.


Sam Hornish Jr.
02.05.2020, 08:47

Last month we counted down our ranking of the top 10 pro drivers who’d taken part in sim races during the early hiatus of real-world racing.

Since then more motorsports championships have dipped their toes into the world of esports and more drivers have become involved, many for the first time ever.

With the ever-increasing pool of motorsport esports events, it’s been much harder to narrow down our top 10 this month.

Nevertheless, here’s our list of the 10 pro drivers who’ve had the greatest level of virtual success in April.


He’s far from the biggest name in motorsport, but his recent performances in sim racing have garnered him some much deserved attention. He finished the first The Race All-Star Cup – Fully Charged by ROKiT Phones fourth in the championship and as the second best pro driver, beating the likes of Esteban Gutierrez, Stoffel Vandoorne and Gabby Chaves. In three of the four All-Star rounds that took place in April, he made the Grand Final by winning his heat race.

In the GT Challenge Series, also run on rFactor 2, Epps won the main race for the fourth round in the rain at Imola. It was a runaway win against a field of sim racers, including Formula SimRacing World Championship race winner Michi Hoyer – who steadily dropped back to be seven seconds behind Epps once the chequered flag was waved.


His first couple of sim races went unsurprisingly badly but, after a bit of bedding in, he’s been the class of the field in the All-Star Legends Trophy. Pole position and the win in round five followed by another win in round seven, earning $20,000 for charities of his choosing.

In the sixth round Button took pole position but a slow launch off the grid meant Jan Magnussen took first place away from him. Button spent the entire race just behind Magnussen, sometimes literally inches away. Despite his raw speed he never found a way past as overtakes around the Lime Rock circuit were sparse in all of the All-Star races. A fraction of a second stopped Button from taking three Legends Trophy wins in a row.


Unlike most of the other drivers on this list, Eng has competed in endurance races and against esports racers. He’s been a part of the BS+COMPETITION team that has been consistently strong, finishing second in the second round of the Digital Nurburgring Endurance Series.

But Eng’s big success story in April was winning iRacing’s 24 Hours Nurburgring special event, beating the creme de la creme of iRacing drivers by racing, and winning, in the top split.


Byron established some of his big breaks in NASCAR through his sim racing prowess, and after a couple of early misses he came to the fore with two victories in NASCAR’s top sim racing series for real-world drivers this month. Not only that, but his own esports team also took its first win of the season this week with Nick Ottinger winning in the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing series for sim pros at Dover.

Finally Hendrick Motorsports’ Byron’s talent on the sim rig has come to the fore, and has also inspired his own team to victory. His real-life career is yet to hit take-off with no wins in his first two seasons at Hendrick, but this period of sim dominance will help keep his name on NASCAR fans’ lips.


Confessing to five hours of practice per day, it was only a matter of time before reigning Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud arrived at victory lane in IndyCar’s iRacing Challenge. As soon as the series hit the ovals, strategy became more important than raw pace, and at Michigan he and his Penske team were on form.

At Motegi he needed a bit of luck as top two Will Power and Scott McLaughlin were taken out by an errant backmarker. But to win the two races everyone has declared are the most unpredictable, on the ovals, shows Pagenaud has prowess in that department. So much of the onus in the current period is on speed. Pagenaud proves there’s more to iRacing than outright pace.


He was by no means the first F1 driver to get involved in virtual races, but since jumping on the bandwagon he’s been heavily involved and has had his fair share of wins. Those include winning F1’s Virtual Australian and Chinese Grands Prix, beating the likes of Alex Albon, George Russell and younger brother Arthur Leclerc.

Even outside of F1’s official events he was the victor of the second Veloce Not The GP Versus event, knocking Lando Norris out in the semi-final and getting the better of Nicholas Latifi in the final. As if all of those accolades weren’t enough, he was the championship winner in the driver set-up Race For The World series and helped to raise $70,000 for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund in the process.


He came top of our list for March but didn’t quite earn that spot for this month. That’s not to say there’s a shortage of results to commend him for: he had a race win and a third place finish in the final two Real Racers Never Quit events before claiming a first, second and third place finish in the follow up ‘Motorsport Legends’ themed series.

His run in the iRacing 24 Hours Nurburgring meant his team, Team Redline Cup, had a shot at the class win but finished in third. Most notably Verstappen’s foray into the Supercars All Stars Series led to him finishing as the runner up in three of the four races he took part in. So Verstappen proved to be more than a match for Supercars drivers on their home turf.


It would be a stretch to say everything he touches turns to gold but he won one championship and two Formula E races in April alone. A string of continually improving results in The Race All-Star Cup – Fully Charged by ROKiT Phones, finishing the grand finals in eighth, seventh and then sixth overall. meant he finished third in the outright championship and won $30,000 for the foundation of Verena Heinrich.

On top of that he’s won both of Formula E’s Stay At Home events, meaning he currently leads that championship as well.


The coronavirus cost Scott McLaughlin his real-world IndyCar debut at the start of next month as the Indianapolis Grand Prix has been rescheduled, but the double Supercars title winner has turned a negative into a positive with his sim racing form. He took victory in the second round of the IndyCar iRacing Challenge at Barber Motorsports Park – winning his first IndyCar race before making his real-life debut! – and was fighting for victory at Motegi before being taken out.

Otherwise he’s been in the top four at every race, and would be third in the points if IndyCar was counting them, behind the tied leaders Pagenaud and Power, his Penske team-mates.

True to real-life form, McLaughlin has also starred in the late-to-launch Supercars Esports series which has featured star guest names like Verstappen and Alexander Rossi. He currently leads the Supercars All Star Series having won three races and finished 11 out of 14 inside the top five.


He’s won races with four different car classes, in three different events across two different games. In Team Redline’s Real Racers Never Quit series he won the second race in the fifth round with GTE cars, albeit after Ayhancan Guven’s post-race penalty, and then won the second race in round six in an LMP2 car.

On the same sim he shocked everyone by entering the fifth round of the IndyCar iRacing Challenge, and then went onto win it and beat IndyCar’s finest. Away from iRacing and onto the more sim-cade game of F1 2019, Norris won Veloce Esports’ first Versus event and while he didn’t win the second one, he still made the semi-final and lost to the eventual winner Charles Leclerc in a fiery best of three duel.

Sam Hornish Jr.
02.06.2020, 20:01

For the third month in a row (check out the March and April editions if you haven’t yet) we’ve compiled the top 10 real-life racers who have put in the best performances in esports events.

The month of May has been the hardest one yet when it came to selecting these, with a number of deserving drivers not quite making the list.

Haas Formula 1 reserve Louis Deletraz comes just short of the top 10 despite a race win and three second-place finishes in the Virtual F2 Racing championship as well as a race win and second- and fourth-place finishes in the SRO GT Esport Series on Assetto Corsa Competizione.

Nissan Formula E driver Oliver Rowland has had podium finishes in the Virtual F2 Racing championship as well, and has scored race wins in both Formula E Race At Home Challenge and the BRDC Esports Championship. That means he’s had success spanning three championships on three different games – F1 2019 for Virtual F2, rFactor 2 for the Race At Home Challenge and iRacing for the BRDC series.

Scott McLaughlin’s results in the Supercars All Stars Eseries may have dipped, but he still won the final round of the IndyCar iRacing Challenge and briefly led the iRacing Indy 500 in a field packed full of the fastest oval simracers.

Finally, Arthur Leclerc finished fifth in F1’s Virtual Monaco Grand Prix and has won half of the races in the Virtual F2 Racing championship.

The All-Star Series Pro Cup champion, Thiim was also instrumental in helping Aston Martin to win the teams’ championship. His best result was second in the first race at Indianapolis – but what stood him out from the others, and ensured he won the championship, was his reverse-grid race results. The most notable of these was Thiim gaining 32 positions in the seven-lap long reverse grid race around Estoril to finish in third.

He won the Legends Trophy in the All-Star Series, and by quite a comfortable margin as he beat Emanuele Pirro by 52 points. Amazingly this was despite him winning only a single race – but he finished on the podium in half of the season’s contests. He also mastered the reverse-grid events, finishing fourth after starting 19th at Estoril and gaining 18 positions around the Zandvoort circuit that notoriously lacks overtaking opportunities.

His brother didn’t quite make the top 10 despite potentially scoring more headline results – but in fairness, when they went up head-to-head, Charles finished third in the Virtual Monaco GP, two places ahead of Arthur. He also finished on the podium in F1’s other two virtual races in May. On top of that, he’s proven to be a match for some of the fastest simracers on the F1 2019 game as he only narrowly lost out to Cem Bolukbasi in Veloce Esports’ events at Hockenheim and Spa-Francorchamps.

Two back-to-back race wins and four podium finishes in total mean Wehrlein is undoubtedly one of the fastest drivers in Formula E’s virtual series series. At the most recent round, even a five-place grid penalty didn’t derail him as he recovered those positions throughout the race to still see the chequered flag in second, and retain a strong chance at the title.

It was a comparatively quiet month for Verstappen but every race he took part in was against some of iRacing’s finest. The first round of the Porsche Esports Supercup featured a Verstappen charge from 40th to 21st in the sprint race, and he then gained a further 10 positions in the main race. His string of ever-improving results meant he was seventh in the first race around the Circuit de Catalunya and then second in the main race, only behind iRacing champion Maximilian Benecke.

Verstappen and Benecke then teamed up for the BMW SIM 120 Cup, also run on iRacing. Racing as Team Redline Black, together they finished third, in a grid made up mostly of simracers and fellow F1 driver Romain Grosjean making his esports debut.

A latecomer to the All-Star Series Legends Trophy, Alonso still a big impression. He’s won four back-to-back races, undeterred by the use of the reverse-grid format. This run has included two Indianapolis oval race wins, and a pair of Silverstone triumphs. Those 200 points put him 12th in the Legends Trophy championship even though he sat out much of the season.

In his debut All-Stars race, which was at Zandvoort, he had qualified fourth, which is mightily impressive for a first outing. Had he started earlier in the month and carried on his unbeatable pace, he would’ve been placed even higher up this list.

The Mercedes Formula E driver leads the series’ Race At Home Challenge following his maiden win at New York, which came the weekend after he was denied a likely triumph by clashes with Daniel Abt’s simracer stand-in. He finished fourth in F1’s Virtual Brazilian Grand Prix, only behind a trio of current F1 drivers in Leclerc, Russell, and Alexander Albon.

Lastly, Vandoorne capped off the month with a return to the All-Star Series, where he qualified third and passed Agustin Canapino for second to ensure a Mercedes 1-2 as he sought to deliver the teams’ title for the Silver Arrows. Ultimately, a crash in the reverse-grid race put paid to those ambitions – but that only came after he’d charged from 28th to seventh.

The Mercedes F1 reserve was the All-Star Series Pro Cup championship leader heading into the final round, and a race win in the first of two races at Silverstone meant Gutierrez seemed sure to win the championship. Yet his game crashed before the decider, and Thiim did well enough in the reverse-grid race to make up the deficit and then some.

His results in the F1 Virtual GPs during May, meanwhile, displayed a clear upward trajectory. He was fifth in Brazil and third in Barcelona, before finishing runner-up in Mexico, seeing off the likes of Albon, Leclerc and Lando Norris among others.

His virtual racing forays have not been as varied as those of some of his peers, but Russell has focused on a single series and dominated it in recent times. He finished second in the Virtual Brazilian GP, only behind Albon, and then won the next two races.

His win in F1’s Monaco event was particularly imperious, as he beat his nearest rival Gutierrez by some 39 seconds.

It may have been hard to decide who should be in the top 10, but picking the winner was easy. No one else other than van Gisbergen deserves to be in the number one spot based on him consistently finishing at the sharp end of the grid and in two very different games focused on two very different motorsport disciplines.

He’s dominated in his home turf of the Supercars All Star Eseries, where he’s had seven race wins, two second-place finishes, two fifths and a lowest result of seventh. Jumping over to World Rallycross invitational esports events, he first progressed all the way to the final in Montalegre.

Then in the Yas Marina round he topped every single qualifying round and was victorious in the final, beating several real-life rallycross drivers in the process – with reigning series champion Timmy Hansen among them.

Sam Hornish Jr.
01.07.2020, 12:45

June was the first month since the simracing boom began where many of the pros who had flocked to esports had their online endeavours interrupted by real-world racing resuming or preparing to.

Many of the stand-in series run by motorsport championships also came to a close in June, including Formula 1’s Virtual GPs, the Formula E Race At Home Challenge and the Supercars All Stars Eseries.

But there’s been no shortage of pro drivers who raced virtually in June and plenty who continued to show off their speed in sims.


Not content with completing the 24 Hours of Le Mans once in June, he did it twice in the same month and on two different games.

In the Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans he finished third in the GTE class with the R8G Esports Team and set the 11th best lap time in the GTE category, with only two pro drivers going quicker in GTE.

A week later he took part in iRacing’s 24 Hours of Le Mans event and finished sixth in the GTE class with Triple A Esports White.


While many esports championships finished in June, the W Series Esports League started this month and with the 2020 W Series season called off, the esports championship is W Series’ only form of competition this year.

With three rounds run in June, Visser heads the championship with a 27 point lead over Irina Sidorkova. She’s won five of the nine races.

Outside of W Series she achieved a best result of sixth in the ROKiT Triple Crown season of The Race All-Star Series – where she’s been representing BMW – and ended the championship eighth in the Pro Cup standings.


He may not have won any event over the course of June but, given the calibre of the competition he’s been up against, he’s done well to be one of the frontrunners in both the Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans and the ROKiT Triple Crown season of the All-Star Series.

Third place in the reverse grid Indianapolis race in the All-Star Series was followed by the runner-up spot in the first race at Le Mans. Those results helped him to finish third in the Pro Cup championship.

It was another near miss in the Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans as he, along with the rest of the ByKolles – Burst Esport team – was a mere 17 seconds behind the overall winners in the day long race.


Russell was crowned unofficial Virtual GP champion in June, capping off the series with wins in the final two races.

The first was the Virtual Azerbaijan Grand Prix where he took pole position, led every lap and won by 6.8 seconds over runner-up Alex Albon.

It was a similar story in the Virtual Canadian Grand Prix as he took pole position with a time 0.452s faster than Albon in second.

At the end of the race he was six seconds ahead on the road but nine seconds worth of time penalties for Albon meant Russell’s winning margin was 15.3s.

Russell didn’t even take any liberties with track limits as he received no time penalties, whereas everyone else in the top 14 did.


The reigning World Rallycross champion is also on track to win the championship in the World RX Esports Series as he currently leads the series by nine points. A third place finish final of the Norwegian round and second in Sweden helped to put him on top.

To top it off he also won the individual portion of the Virtual Race Of Champions and he took Team Sweden to the final of the Nations Cup. There he bested Romain Grosjean but lost to simracer turned real-world GT newcomer James Baldwin for Team All Stars.


June’s been a busy month for Canapino as he raced in two 24 Hours of Le Mans events, the Triple Crown season of the All-Star series and took part in GPVWC’s top flight championship.

He lost the All-Star Series’ Pro Cup championship by a single point in the double points finale at Le Mans, where he lost to Oliver Rowland by a mere 1.3 seconds.

Canapino was a podium finisher in both the Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans on rFactor 2 and the iRacing 24 Hours of Le Mans. In the former his fastest lap was only beaten by two other non-simracers, which helped his team finish third overall, and on iRacing he finished third in the GTE category.

Even when racing exclusively against simracers in the GPVWC Superleague, he was able to keep up as he finished seventh in the French Grand Prix and finished ahead of then championship leader Adam Maguire.


Alonso narrowly missed out on taking the Triple Crown title in the All-Star Series, despite a comfortable win by 10 seconds over Juan Pablo Montoya in the Monaco opener and a victory from the back of the grid in the three-lap Le Mans race.

His reverse-grid outing at Monaco was arguably greater still, with a 13th place on the grid converted into third at the finish, equating to an average of one overtake per lap – which is nothing to scoff at when it comes to the narrow and twisty streets of the Principality.

Silverware eluded him when racing for the FA/RB Allinsports team in the Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans as a glitch that prevented the car from being refuelled cost the team any hopes of a decent result. However, on an individual level, Alonso proved he was one of the fastest out there as he set the ninth-fastest laptime during the race, and only one other real-world driver had better pace over one lap.


Now back competing in the real-world 2020 Supercars championship, van Gisbergen sealed the Supercars All Stars Eseries title earlier this month, adding three wins to this total of 14.

Though he’s no doubt happy to be back racing in real life, Supercars’ return has inhibited van Gisbergen’s chances of bagging an additional esports title in a category that represents a stark departure from his usual playing field.

Van Gisbergen had finished second in the second round of the World RX Esports Series and led the championship by six points over World Rallycross champion Timmy Hansen, but had to sit out the latest round. Despite this, he remains an impressive fourth in the standings, ahead of real-world rallycross specialists like Henrik Krogstad and Martin Enlund.


What separates Mike Epps from many of the other real world pros on this list is the amount of racing he did against simracers.

In the Triple Crown season of the All-Star Series Epps was able to finish second at Indianapolis and just behind Jernej Simoncic.

Then at Le Mans he went one better and won the 45 minute long finale race, grabbing the maximum 100 points that meant he – the only real world driver in the Sim Masters championship – ended the season sixth in the standings.

While the team he raced for in the Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans, Multimatic Zansho, finished only 23rd, his fastest lap was the seventh best overall. That best lap time was two tenths quicker than Alonso’s and three tenths better than Canapino’s.


June has certainly been a success laden month for Rowland as he won a championship as well as four races across two series.

He won his debut race in the All-Star Series, beating the likes of Canapino and Dillmann. That win is made even more impressive by the fact that just minutes before it started he was competing in the Formula E Race At Home Challenge, bagging himself a second place finish in that championship in the same day.

Since then it only got better for the Brit as he won the final race in Formula E’s championship and then capped off the month with victories at both Le Mans rounds of the Triple Crown All-Star Series as well as the Pro Cup championship win.