So, as COVID-19 continues to ravage the world, another pause has been put on the F1 2021 calendar.
Whilst it will now feature a huge number of races, we're getting some off-season virtual racing.
Let's take a look now at who will be taking to the track for the Virtual Austrian Grand Prix!
Formula One Talent
There are a number of exciting names taking part in this first virtual Grand Prix of 2021.
Firstly, some Formula One talent from this year's teams will be joining the track. George Russell and Nicholas Latifi will be making a return to the big screen.
They pulled out some big results so we're excited to see what happens! In addition, Alex Albon will be racing again, and will be looking to replicate last year's Brazil success which saw him in first place.
There will also be some future Formula One candidates taking to the virtual arena.
Pietro Fittipaldi and his younger brother Enzo make their way on tot he track along with Oscar Piastri and Christian Lundgaard.
So, make sure to keep your eye out during the action, as it's anyone's race with a grid this big!
Finally, some former Formula One talent and other big names will be racing around in Austria.
This includes Thibaut Courtois, who will be taking on the role of an Alfa Romeo driver.
Racing YouTube icons Jimmy Broadbent and Ben Daly aka Tiametmarduk will be taking the two McLaren seats this weekend.
In addition, we have Jeffrey Herlings, MXGP World Champion, and former drivers Stoffel Vandoorne and Tonio Luzzi.
Mercedes have also announced the second driver form their lineup, who will be joining Stoffel Vandoorne. This is Anthony Davidson, and we're excited to see what the duo can do!
There are some huge names taking part again, and we're excited to see how the action unfolds on track.
For the complete list of drivers taking part, see below!
|Team||Driver A||Driver B|
|Mercedes||Stoffel Vandoorne||Anthony Davidson|
|Red Bull Racing||Alex Albon||Jeffrey Herlings|
|McLaren||Ben Daly (Tiametmarduk)||Jimmy Broadbent|
|Alpine||Christian Lundgaard||Oscar Piastri|
|Ferrari||Arthur Leclerc||Marcus Armstrong|
|AlphaTauri||Tonio Liuzzi||Luca Salvadori|
|Alfa Romeo||Thibaut Courtois||Jack 'Pie' McDermott|
|Haas||Pietro Fittipaldi||Enzo Fittipaldi|
|Williams||George Russell||Nicholas Latifi|
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