Freddie Hunt set to join Team BRIT on the virtual track

Freddie Hunt, the son of former F1 Champion, James Hunt, is set to join Team BRIT on the virtual track at Suzuka in Japan as part of their 8-week eSeries.

The series was launched at the start of April, following the cancellation of races as a result of COVID-19, in an effort to keep drivers engaged and race ready.

The Assetto Corsa Competizione eracing series has seen the Team BRIT drivers competing against professional driveres including former Le Mans champion Martin Plowman, as well as Team BRIT crew.

This week, Freddie Hunt, son of the former champion and successful racer in his own right, will take to the grid to join the race.

Freddie shares Team BRIT’s goal of reaching the Le Mans 24 hour race and regularly works with Team BRIT sponsor Texaco Havoline.

Freddie said: “I’m really looking forward to virtually racing alongside the Team BRIT guys this week. I’ve never done this type of virtual racing before, so it will be interesting to see how I do. I’m not expecting too much.

“We share a goal to reach Le Mans, but also to overcome challenges to succeed, which is exactly what Team BRIT is all about.  Creating an e-series when real racing is postponed is a brilliant way for them to keep their drivers race-ready, and I’m looking forward to an exciting battle on the virtual track, whilst also getting to grips with their incredible technology.”

All races will be streamed on the new eTeamBRIT Twitch Channel

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