Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN esports stars shine over the weekend

Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN esports stars shine over the weekend

12.05.2020: The weekend produced wins, podiums and very positive results all over the board for the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN esports racers, with Antonio Giovinazzi finishing in P7 in a very competitive Spanish Virtual Grand Prix, ahead of Thibaut Courtois in 11th; Ba


The weekend produced wins, podiums and very positive results all over the board for the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN esports racers, with Antonio Giovinazzi finishing in P7 in a very competitive Spanish Virtual Grand Prix, ahead of Thibaut Courtois in 11th; Bardia Boroumand claiming P2 and Daniel Bereznay in fourth in the Pro Exhibition Race; and Bereznay winning race two in the Veloce “Not the GP” Belgian race.



It was redemption, at last, for the team during the latest round of esports races: banished were the technical gremlins, the game freezes and the other misfortunes that, without fault to our drivers, so negatively influenced our previous rounds.



Antonio, so often relegated to the sidelines by game crashes, was finally able to show his talent, running in the front positions for the majority of the race and eventually claiming a top-10 finish, while Real Madrid goalkeeper Courtois produced a clean, effective performance to finish in P11, ahead of some big names from motorsport and as the lead footballer.



In the Pro Exhibition race, Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN had a commanding performance; Bardia Boroumand started in pole position and, while he was unable to contain the attacks of Frederik Rasmussen, he claimed his first podium for the team with a fine second place. Daniel Bereznay was in contention for the final spot on the podium for the entirety of the race, eventually finishing fourth.



The Hungarian was in fine form on Saturday, in the Veloce “Not the GP” in Belgium. On the hallowed racetrack of Spa-Francorchamps, Daniel claimed P3 in race one, before a dominating win in race two.



The uptick in performance and the resolution of the glitches holding the team back are hopefully a good omen for the next rounds of the esports competitions.
 



Antonio Giovinazzi (P7, Virtual GP; DNF/DNF, Not the GP):
“Finally we left the technical issues behind us and we were able to complete the race. Our first objective was to see the chequered flag, now we have done that and we can go back to focussing on performance. Because of the freezes, I didn’t have the chance to train as much as I would have liked, but for the next race we’ll prepare better and hopefully the results will show that on track.”
 


Thibaut Courtois (P11, Virtual GP):
“I am really happy for the performance we produced as a team. Daniel [Bereznay] told us to go on medium tyres and it was a good strategic call. We had good pace and to finish where I did, in front of real drivers, is definitely a good result. I tried to keep out of trouble at the start: it cost me some time, but I didn’t want to ruin my race by taking risks. In the end, it was a fun experience and it was great to race for Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN. I am looking forward to the next time.”
 


Daniel Bereznay (P4, Pro Exhibition race; P3/P1, Not the GP):
“I really enjoyed the weekend of racing. On Saturday, streaming in front of more than 40,000 people on my YouTube channel, I was involved in some very fun and clean fights on track. I was racing for fun, not the ultimate result, but in the end the position was great. The Pro Exhibition race was always going to be difficult because Spain is one of my weakest tracks.


I was really happy with P4 in qualifying, then in the race I was close to overtaking Nicolas Longuet for P3: we ran side by side for one and a half sectors, but he was smart, placed his car well and I couldn’t pass. Frederik [Rasmussen] was uncatchable but my team mate Bardia was amazing: he was very consistent, played for the team and raced smartly. I am happy for the team with second and fourth, and I can’t wait for the next race.”
 


Bardia Boroumand (P2, Pro Exhibition race): “
First podium in just my second esports race, I am really happy with how the race went. I started on pole and did all I could to keep the place, but Rasmussen was so fast and fully deserved the win. I didn’t do mistakes, pitted at the right time so I don’t have regrets. We’ll try to go one better in the next one.”

 



Will Ponissi, photo Sauber

     

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/alfa-romeo-racing-orlen-esports-stars-weekend---206817.html

12.05.2020 / MaP

More News

Charles Leclerc runner-up in the Virtual Spanish Grand Prix
10.05.2020
Charles Leclerc finished second in the Virtual Spanish GP run on the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, while his team-mate, the FDA (Ferrari Driver Academy) coach Antonio Fuoco, came ninth. The Pro Exhibition Race proved to be a tough one for David Tonizza and Enzo Bonito. more >>
George Russell takes victory in Virtual F1 Spanish GP
10.05.2020
There was late drama in Sunday evening's Virtual Spanish Grand Prix as George Russell snatched victory from Charles Leclerc right at the death.Russell had sealed pole position for the race at the virtual Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya but had a t more >>
P4 and fastest lap for Alex Albon in Virtual Spanish Grand-Prix
10.05.2020
It was a case of what could have been in today’s Virtual Spanish Grand Prix for Alex after a costly two-stop strategy saw him finish just shy of the podium after starting fifth on the grid. His teammate and Man City football star Sergio Aguero impressed on his debut more >>
Frede Rasmussen on fire in Spain
10.05.2020
Frede Rasmussen claimed victory in the F1 Esports Pro Exhibition Race at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with an early overtake proving crucial, whilst teammate Marcel Kiefer finished ninth.  more >>
Livestream F1 Virtual Grand-Prix Spain , drivers and supported races
09.05.2020
How to watchDrivers will join the race remotely, with a host broadcast live from the Gfinity Esports Arena from 1700 UTC (1800 BST) on Sunday, May 10.The broadcast, which will be available here on F1.com and the official more >>
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN in good hands for Spanish esports weekend
09.05.2020
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN will have class on show during this weekend’s esports competitions, with Antonio Giovinazzi remaining a constant fixture in our driver line-up. The Italian will compete, as last weekend, in both the Veloce “Not the GP” Series and the official Formula One Virtual Grand Prix. more >>
Charles Leclerc third in Virtual Dutch GP held in Interlagos
03.05.2020
Charles Leclerc finished third in the Virtual Dutch GP, held on the Brazilian Interlagos track, while his Ferrari Driver Academy Hublot Esports teammate Enzo Fittipaldi was seventh on his debut in this type of racing. The Virtual Dutch GP was the fourth round of the “We Race On” initiative launched by Formula 1 to provide some entertainment for the fans during the enforced lac more >>
Albon resists Leclerc for Virtual Brazil GP victory
03.05.2020
Alex Albon put the demons of last year’s Brazilian Grand Prix well and truly to bed this evening by taking victory in the fourth round of the F1 Esports Virtual GP Series at Sao Paolo’s Interlagos circuit. Teammate and England cricket star, Ben Stokes, also impressed with a solid finish in thirteenth position.  more >>
F1 Virtual GP Brazil result - Alexander Albon's victory
03.05.2020
Alex Albon ends Charles Leclerc's Virtual GP streak after beating the Ferrari driver following an epic race-long battle.1. Alexander Albon, Red Bull2. George Russell, Williams3. Charles Leclerc, Ferrari4. Stoffe more >>
Solberg makes strong F1 debut at Virtual Dutch Grand Prix
03.05.2020
•    2003 World Rally Champion drives Renault R.S.19 to 12th place•    Solberg enjoys race debut in official F1 Esports series•   more >>
Marcel Kiefer wins the F1 Esports Pro Exhibition race
03.05.2020
Marcel Kiefer claims the Red Bull Racing Esports Team’s second victory in the F1 Esports Pro Exhibition Race Series. Despite challenging wet race conditions at Interlagos, Marcel led from lights to flag with teammate Joni Törm more >>
Livestream Virtual F1 Brazil on now - Vandoorne leading
03.05.2020
Livestream Virtual F1 Brazil on now - Vandoorne leading more >>
Livestream F1 Virtual GP BRAZIL
02.05.2020
Livestream F1 Virtual Brazil Grand-Prix, Interlagos more >>
ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge Round 2 in partnership with UNICEF -facts,itinerary
02.05.2020
As part of Formula E's fundraising partnership with UNICEF, the all-electric street racing series will enter the virtual world with the ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge - a nine week esports competition featuring all the teams and drivers from the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, as well as a selection of top gamers. more >>
A weekend full of stars for Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN esports racers
02.05.2020
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN will field a driver line-up full of stars in this weekend’s esports events. Antonio Giovinazzi will perform double duty as he takes on the Veloce “Not the GP” Series alongside Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, before racing in Formula One’s Virtual Grand Prix in pairing with Juan Manuel Correa. more >>
Aston Martin Racing make Esports debut
02.05.2020
    Aston Martin confirms manufacturer entry for The Race All-Star Series    Three Aston Martin Racing works drivers to contest the Pro Cup    Team Captain Darren Turner to star in glittering Legends Trophy line-up more >>
David Schumacher to Make F1 Esports Debut with BWT Racing Point F1 Esports Team
01.05.2020
19-year-old German to join Jimmy Broadbent for F1’s next Virtual Grand PrixDriver UnlockedAhead of Round 4 of the F1 Virtual Grand Prix series, BWT Racing Point F1 Esports Team is delighted to confirm that David Schu more >>
How to watch Virtual Grand Prix Interlagos
30.04.2020
The drivers will join the race remotely, with a host broadcast live from the Gfinity Esports Arena from 1700 UTC (1800 BST) on Sunday May 3.The broadcast, which will be available here on F1.com and the official Formula 1 YouTube, Twitch, We more >>
Petter Solberg lands Renault F1 ride for Virtual Dutch Grand Prix
30.04.2020
•    Petter delighted to be making his virtual F1 debut with the Renault team•    Three-time champ looking to blend aggression with racecraft at Interlagos•    All-round rally hero slightly concerned at the lack of a handbrake aboard his new motor more >>
Lundgaard joined by former World Rally Champion Solberg for Virtual Dutch GP
30.04.2020
Renault DP World F1 Team will field an all Scandinavian driver line-up for the Virtual Dutch Grand Prix on Sunday 3 May with Renault Sport Academy Driver Christian Lundgaard partnered by 2003 World Rally Champion and Castrol ambassador Petter Solberg. more >>
Ben Stokes back with the Bulls for Virtual Dutch Grand-Prix
30.04.2020
 England cricket star and Red Bull athlete Ben Stokes returns to the Team to partner Alex for the fourth round of the F1 Esports Virtual GP Series this Sunday. The race, which following a fan vote will actually take place on more >>
A night of ‘might have beens’ for quick Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN racers in China
21.04.2020
It was a night of missed opportunities as the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN team saw two positive results slip through their fingers at the Chinese Virtual Grand Prix. Antonio Giovinazzi was victim of technical issues – a disconnection from the race – when running in a solid P8, while Pro racer Daniel Bereznay missed out on a podium finish in the closing stages of the Pro Exhibition race more >>
Alex Albon takes maiden F1 podium in Virtual Chinese Grand-Prix
19.04.2020
Alex Albon displayed an impressive performance to take his maiden F1 podium with second position in Formula One’s third round of the Virtual GP Series, whilst teammate and Real Madrid star Thibaut Courtois finished 15th on his debut.  more >>
Frede Rasmussen claims podium at F1 Esport Pro Exhibition race
19.04.2020
Racing at the Shanghai International Circuit, Frede Rasmussen claimed his second podium in a row, whilst teammate Joni Törmälä finished in 18th place.  Starting the race on the soft compound, Frede made his m more >>
Virtual Chinese Grand Prix result - Charles Leclerc on top
19.04.2020
Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc won the virtual Chinese Grand Prix from pole position after an entertaining scrap with Alex Albon who managed to come home in second place ahead of Renault driver Guanyu Zhou. res more >>
reminder Livestream Virtual F1 Chinese Grand-Prix 19.4.2020 -start now
19.04.2020
The broadcast which will be available on the official Formula 1 YouTube, Twitch and Facebook channels, is expected to run for 1 hour 30 minutes, with a qualifying period where grid positions will be determined based on the drivers’ fastest lap time, followed by a 28-lap race.Watch here more >>
Live #NotTheGP Versus today Top racing drivers to raise money for UNICEF
18.04.2020
•    F1 stars Norris, Leclerc and Russell join Formula E champ Vergne in stellar line-up•    Green flag to drop on #NotTheGP Versus event today (18 April) at 21:00 GMTLivestream here   more >>
Charles Leclerc with Callum llott, Tonizza and Bonito at Virtual F1 Chinese GP
17.04.2020
Ferrari is ready to field a top class team of four drivers for the Virtual Chinese Grand Prix, the third race in the “We Race On” initiative launched by Formula 1 just over one month ago. Charles Leclerc, David Tonizza and Enzo Bonito have all raced before and this time they are joined by Callum Ilot, the 21 year old British member of the Ferrari Driver Academy. more >>
Veloce Esports teams up with top racing drivers to raise money for UNICEF
17.04.2020
•    Leading esports organisation in fundraising drive for children’s charity UNICEF UK•    F1 stars Norris, Leclerc and Russell join Formula E champ Vergne in stellar line-u more >>
Zhou to partner Golf legend Poulter for Virtual Chinese Grand-Prix on Sunday
17.04.2020
Guanyu Zhou will become the first-ever Chinese driver to compete in the Chinese Grand Prix as Renault DP World F1 Team contests the third round of the official Formula 1 Virtual Grand Prix series on Sunday 19 April – the Virtual Chinese Grand Prix. more >>
Juan Manuel Correa joins Giovinazzi for Sunday's Chinese Virtual Grand Prix
17.04.2020
Antonio Giovinazzi and Juan Manuel Correa will represent Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN in Sunday’s Chinese Virtual Grand Prix as the team aims to continue its strong streak of results in Formula One’s series of simracing events.The more >>
Belgian football ace Thibaut Courtois joins Alex Albon for F1 Virtual Chinese Grand-Prix
16.04.2020
Belgium and Real Madrid football star, Thibaut Courtois, will race alongside Alex in this weekend’s Virtual Chinese Grand Prix, the third race in the F1 Esports Virtual GP Series. Following in the footsteps of cycli more >>
Video F1 Virtual Grand Prix II Australia highlights
13.04.2020
Find here the replay from F1 Virtual Grand Prix II Australia video photo YouTube more >>
Is virtual grand prix the solution for these days?
13.04.2020
On March 20th, 2020 the Formula 1  announced the launch of a new F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix series, featuring a number of current F1 drivers and the start was the Virtual Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday March 22. The first race of the series saw current F1 dri more >>
Bence Banki joins Red Bull Racing Esports Team
06.04.2020
 Red Bull Racing Esports signs it’s 12th driver for the 2020 season, Bence Bánki. Bence will be racing in the ADAC GT Series, alongside his teammate Nestor Garcia. Bence wa more >>
Top-5 finish for Antonio Giovinazzi on F1 Virtual Grand Prix debut
06.04.2020
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN driver Antonio Giovinazzi claimed a remarkable fifth place in the F1 Virtual Grand Prix, a great performance delivered with maturity and skill by the Italian driver. Johnny Herbert, in the sister car, finished in P17 after a b more >>
Frede Rasmussen dominates F1 Esports Pro Exhibition race to claim victory
06.04.2020
Frede Rasmussen dominated Sunday evening’s F1 Esports Pro Exhibition Race, once again demonstrating that he is a key member of the 2019 F1 Esports World Championship winning team. Racing on the Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne, Frede start more >>
Alex Albon fights back in Australia for Virtual F1 Grand-Prix
06.04.2020
Alex Albon and Ben Stokes teamed up to compete in the second instalment of the Virtual F1 Grand Prix which took place at Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne, in place of the Vietnam Grand Prix. Alex put in a strong performance, starting fourth on more >>
F1 Virtual Grand Prix Australia Results
06.04.2020
1.         Charles Leclerc – FDA Hublot Esports Team2.         Christian Lundgaard – Renault DP World3 more >>

Kategorien

2001-2022 automobilsport.com full copyright