The yearly Formula 1 esports series is progressing nicely – 6 of the 12 races that are part of the official FIA Formula One World Championship have already taken place. Red Bull Esports is the current constructors leader, while Jarno Opmeer sits on a comfortable lead in the drivers standings.
There are plenty of races until the end of the season with two defending champions seeking to challenge upcoming talents. Here’s where things currently stand.
F1 Esports Series mid-season report
Six of the 12 races have concluded, and so far there is a clear favourite, both by points and by placements. In his first race, despite the first race from 5th grid position, Jarno Opmeer (Alfa Romeo Racing) was able to win. In the second race he started from 2nd position and placed third, and for the third race he started in pole position and won. He continued like that, and has gotten a podium finish in every single of the races so far.
With a point lead of 123 over the next-placed racer, Jarno is a definite favourite to win the tournament. Marcel Kiefer racing for Red Bull Racing is 2nd overall with 96 points, while his teammate Frederik Rasmussen from Denmark is currently in third place with 89 points. These three are the strong contenders in the