Good morning and welcome to Imola, Italy for the team principal’s Thursday press conference ahead of this weekend’s Italian V-Prix – round fourteen of the 2019 Formula Virtual World Championship. Joining us today, from left to right, are; Dylan Lopez of Lopez FV Team, Ahmed Cheema of Cheema FV Racing, Adam Blocker of FIRST Motorsport, and Jamie Franklin from Franklin. Sadly, Rai Myamoto for whatever reason chose not to attend. Other than that, welcome to the four of you.
After the 2019 Turkish V-Prix, where Klaas van Snelheid won after his teammate Nathaniel Powers and Franklin driver Enrique Ruiz lost their front wings. Behind them in 9th place Nikolai Milkovich took Cheema's first points finish, much to the delight of his team boss Ahmed Cheema who was estatic after the race in the pen area.
Nathaniel Powers took his fourth pole of the season ahead of the Turkish V-Prix - drawing level with Enrique Ruiz for the most so far his season - with the Brazilian lining up alongside on the front row.
Enrique Ruiz led the way in practice for the Turkish V-Prix ahead of Klaas van Snelheid, Tumo Kinnumen and Nathaniel Powers, with the four drivers from the two teams vying for the Constructors' Championship split by less than a tenth of a second.
Good morning and welcome to Istanbul, Turkey for the team principal’s Thursday press conference ahead of this weekend’s Turkish V-Prix – round thirteen of the 2019 Formula Virtual World Championship. Joining us today, from left to right, are; Lucas Wilson of Lucas V-Prix, Alex Easton of Ecotricity DS Automobiles Team Phoenix, Arthur Lapierre from Red Bull DS Automobiles Team Mathershaw, Hector Seibel of Andromeda Automobilismo Brasileiro, and Ahmed Cheema from Cheema FV Racing. Welcome to the five of you.
After much speculation in recent days, Downton have finally announced this evening that their new deal is with British manufacturer McLaren, much to the surprise of the FV paddock whom expected an alliance with Honda.
The Downton FV Team have this evening confirmed their Formula Virtual future is secure after agreeing a new manufacturer deal following the announcement that DS Automobiles will exit at the end of the season.
Following rumours last week that DS Automobiles were to completely exit Formula Virtual at the end of the season, the French manufacturer have now confirmed the rumours to be true.
In the build up to the Turkish V-Prix, Meteor team principal Shane O’Connell confirmed that Giani Ledesma will return to the team and Formula Virtual in 2020. A reporter questioned Shane regarding the teams 2020 line up and was left in stunned silence when the Meteor team principal sensationally revealed that Ledesma will return to the team six years after leaving.
Less than 24 hours after Nic Morley announced he would be stepping down as CEO of Formula Virtual, the racing series that has run for seven successful years and has teams and fans from across the globe, it is now revealed that he has found a suitable replacement.