Formula 1 to Crown First Esports World Champion

Formula 1 is set to crown its first ever Esports World Champion. The Formula 1 eSports Series is set to be held via a partnership between Formula 1, Codemasters, and Gfinity. The season gets underway in September alongside the new F1 2017 game launch that includes a qualification system determining the 40 fastest drivers in the world. The finals for the event will take place as part of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November.