Following the Austrian V-Prix, in which Lewis Ellington scored Meteor’s best result of the season by bringing the car home sixth on his return to the team, further details regarding their future have been revealed.
Formula Virtual team Ocelot have confirmed that the company is expanding out of the sport and venturing into the Film and TV market. This comes a shock as the team recently opened a new factory for their Formula Virtual efforts. Miyamoto had the following to say in regards to the news.
''Of course our FV division is at hard work however we believed to expand our brand into other markets, in order to fund not only the team but also this company into a grander scale. We've got some ambitious projects lined up. Firstly I can confirm a Ocelot FV series is in the works with Netflix.''
''Further more we are here to confirm our sponsorship of FX animation show, 'Archer.' The team's logo appeared for you eagle eyed viewers in the new season, as a hint at this partnership.''
''We are beyond excited especially as a film based on our 2018 season is also in the works, But we'll keep you posted on any casting developments.''
Following the announcement last month that Porsche will enter Formula Virtual with Mathershaw, the sport today gained another historic manufacturer as Lamborghini have confirmed they will be joining the FV grid for the 2020 season.
Downton have locked out the front row for the German V-Prix, as the last lap of the session saw Nathaniel Powers take pole away from Klaas van Snelheid.
With the rain staying at the Red Bull Ring for qualifying, Tumo Kinnumen pipped teammate Enrique Ruiz to his first ever pole position as Franklin locked out the front row.
Having taken the championship lead after his third win of the season in the US, Klaas van Snelheid continued his run of good form after being fastest in Austria practice. However barely any running took place due to a total six red flags due to crashes and mechanical failures.
British Formula Virtual team Phoenix - currently halfway through it’s second season in the top tier of Virtual Motorsport - has lost three of its key sponsors, the team has confirmed.
Good morning and welcome to Spielberg, Austria for the team principal’s Thursday press conference ahead of this weekend’s Austrian V-Prix – round ten of the 2019 Formula Virtual World Championship. Joining us today, from left to right, are; Adrian Arnello of Arnello Milner and Ronson Autosport, Dylan Lopez of Lopez FV Team, Nick Forrest from North Star Racing, William Ingram of Ingram V-Prix, and Rai Miyamoto from Ocelot Japan Racing. Welcome gentlemen.
As preparations begin for this weekend’s Austrian V-Prix, Meteor International have announced which driver will make way for the incoming Lewis Ellington.
Charlotte, North Carolina – FIRST Motorsport have announced the retention of driver Felix Pérez in a statement on the team’s website. This announcement comes as Pérez sits 8th in the drivers’ championship, one point behind teammate Zozulya, and after his maiden podium last race at Indianapolis.
Cheema FV Racing, who made their debut in Formula Virtual this year, have confirmed their driver line-up for 2020. Current lead driver Nikolai Milkovich will retain his place for next year as part of his two year contract but he will be joined by Franklin driver and multiple race winner Tumo Kinnumen. Diego Campos, who is currently racing for the team as part of a three race stint, will also retain his reserve role.
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