Has F1 finally made a key fan breakthrough?

Has F1 finally made a key fan breakthrough?

As far as fan engagement goes, Formula 1 is finally on the right track - with teams trying out radical initiatives to bring spectators closer to the action. But now it needs to build on a strong foundation

A simulator has always been one of a Formula 1 team's most closely guarded secrets. Teams are anxious to protect their in-house developments and technologies so only a handful of people are allowed inside that room. The chance of an F1 fan getting a peek used to be pretty much impossible.

But earlier this month, renowned gaming company Logitech unveiled a radical new eSports competition that will not only let someone from the public in - but the room will become their office.

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