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RACER LUCKILY ESCAPED FROM DEATH AFTER AWFUL ACCIDENT ON THE RACE

On the Daytona 500 event taking place on the 18th, February, racer Ryan Newman (42 years old, American) ended up the race with an unexpectedly awful accident. Luckily, after then, he made a really quick recovery. 

The accident took place in the last race and Newman was the first leading racer. Just in a flash of surprise, Ryan Blaney’s racing car, behind the car of Newman hit his car hardly. 

The video recorded showed that both of the cars just closely passed each other. However, the speed of each other was up to 321 km per hour, which made the car of Newman lost control and crashed into the protection wall. After then, the car continued to crash into another car and slid a really long distance on the racing course. The friction caused by the car with the surface of the road burnt Newman’s car in the fire.

Immediately, the rescue team came to the scene to put off the fire and pull Newman out of the unlucky racing car. The racer after then was taken to the hospital by the emergency ambulance. 

Unfortunately came up with this awful accident, however, Newman successfully made a really quick recovery. On the 19th of February, the racing team that Newman is taking part in as a member, which is Roush Fenway announced that he had come around and could make conversation with doctors as well as his family. 

 “Ryan and his family wanted to send their sincere thanks to many best wishes of Newman’s fans from the bottom of their heats all across America.” Roush Fenway added. 

According to the analysis of WYRK, that NASCAR made a timely decision to apply more air pads inside these racing cars has decreased the pressure being created in accidents and help Ryan Newman safely stay away from bad injury condition.

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A STREAMER SURPRISINGLY SURPASSED F1 RACER ON THE VIRTUAL RACE

To streamer Jimmy Broadbent, surpassing Lando Norris – a member of McLaren team – on the virtual race Bahrain Grand Prix is a “dream to be true”.

Since the end of March, F1 tournament has been organizing weekly virtual races to somehow meet the demands of racing fans while many real life races have been cancelled because of pandemic Covid-19. The eSports Virtual Grand Prix tournament takes place in the 2019 F1 tournament game with the participation of many professional racers, such as Charles Leclerc (Ferrari team), Alexander Albon (Red Bull Racing Honda team), George Russell ( ROKiT Williams Racing team)…  

With many essential equipment being installedd in the private house in England,

Jimmy Broadbent won the 4th rank on the Bahrain Grand Prix race, after defeating Lando Norris (McLaren team) on the last round. “It was unbelievable. Last week, I watched Norris on TV, and 1 week later, I had the chance to compete him on a race.”, he shared.

The 28-year-old streamer has taken full advantage of this chance, 2 times being into top 10 most outstanding racers, far surpassed both Norris and former worldwide champion Jenson Button in regarding of liking on the Twitch game. “The most interesting thing is that we have tried our best to offer the most fantastic races to our fans.” Broadent said. “Cars might be virtual, however, the competition has always been true.”

Throughout the Covid-19 quarantine time, many streamers such as Broadbent have become more famous on the sports field. Thanks to the usual participation of renowned professional racers, these virtual race have been more appealing than ever, especially to worldwide speed lovers.

“The pandemic made many virtual racers become true.”, Steven Steffens, one of the experienced virtual racer from South Caroline (America) said. “We had never dreamt of being in competition with professional racers one day, on a virtual race during weekend like that.”

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NUMEROUS PRESTIGIOUS CAR RACING TOURNAMENTS TURN INTO COMPETITIONS ON VIRTUAL RACES

Many F1 racers, E (FE) racers, NASCAR racers, .. will have new experiences on racing when they will have chance to take part in virtual races as most of races are now postponed due to the wide spread of Covid-19.

Since the end of this week, racing fans who are fond of electrical cars on the FE tournament will be fully satisfied to witness 12 racing teams with 24 racers being in competition on the virtual race on the platform of the online game rFactor 2. Until now, there have been numerous racers who confirmed to take part in this race including Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt of Audi, Alexander Sims and Maximilian Guenther of BMW, Stoffel Vandoorne of Mercedes, Mitch Evans of Jaguar… All the money gained from organizing and streaming the tournament will be donated to the worldwide fund to help the world overcome Covid-19 hard effects through UNICEF.

According to the plan, the viral FE tournament will take place during 9 weeks. The Formula E racers will take part in the tournament online thanks to the virtual Playseat racing system. After each group racing stage taking place, the racer who is at the bottom of the race will be expelled from the tournament. 10 most outstanding and impressive racers who make it to the final will take part in the pointing round according to official FIA’s rules for FE tournament. The final race will take place in the 13th, June.

FE is actually not the one and only well-known race which has been taking place virtual at this moment. Due to the dangerous effects of Covid-19, there have been many other large-scale tournaments have the some solutions of holding virtual races, even the famous F1 tournament.