The Brit has a strong following for his gaming and has been seeing playing video games with several British YouTubers. He can often be found playing a game on his Twitch-channel. “I would say that gaming came first. When I was four or five I played Gran Turismo on the playstation," Norris explained.
"There is more a technical thing you can learn from driving in a game." Nevertheless, he concludes: "There is nothing more real than practicing your racecraft in a real car."
Future of F1 and e-sports
The episode of At the Controls explores the ways in which virtual racing might add to the spectacle of Formula 1. "F1 is going to continue to see e-sports evolve as a key pillar of its business."