Fernando Alonso became the first ever pilot of F1, who founded eSports racing team, reports AUTOSPORT.com.
Racer McLaren announced the creation of the team before the start of the final season in 2017 the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi.
Fernando formed a partnership with Logitech, who is also the sponsor of McLaren, and with the Spanish professional team G2.
The team, which will be called FA Logitech G2 Racing, will take part in the competition simracing.
#LogitechG is proud to announce a new partnership with @G2esports and F-1 driver @alo_oficial! We hope to create the next generation of competitive esport racing teams! #PlaytoWin pic.twitter.com/XiAtofomfe
— LogitechG (@LogitechG) November 23, 2017
“Finally I became Director of the team,’ said Alonso in Abu Dhabi. – This is an interesting and brand new experience. I believe that eSports is very successful in other disciplines, but simracing just beginning to develop, and he has huge potential.
I am glad to be one of the first who invested in this direction. I am sure that soon, not only for us but for gamers and fans will come good and fun times.”
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