F1 2019: F1 Esports New Balance Pro Series 3 Event 2 Results And Recap

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The F1 Esports New Balance Pro Series 3 entered its second event, live at the Gfinity Arena in London; a very different tone was set within the competition after another next three races were complete. With Newcomer David Tonizza blowing away the competition in event 1 and two-time reigning champion Brendon Leigh faultering in the new campaign, all eyes were on these two drivers. It was a night full of controversial decisions, spectacular overtakes and ground breaking racing.

With the the second event done and dusted, we have just two events left; with the final taking place on the 4th December 2019. You can read more about the upcoming events and details on the F1 Esports Pro Series 3 here.


Read More: F1 2019: F1 New Balance Esports Pro Series 3 Dates, Times, Prize Pool, Venue, Drivers And More

Pro Series 3 Recap 

David Tonizza keeps his place at the top of the Driver Standings, after claiming a victory in Austria, however Red Bull Racing jump above Ferrari in the Team Standings thanks to an impressive evening from Frederik Rasmussen.

#F1Esports Series standings 👀💪 @redbullracingES claim top spot👏 David Tonizza remains in the lead pic.twitter.com/J4yDKTAxSh
— Formula 1 (@F1)
October 3, 2019

Race 1 - Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Canada


In race one, Frederik Rasmussen finished first after a tough battle from several other racers. But, after a controversial decision was made for an unsafe exit from the pit lane, he was demoted to fourth place; instead, Cedric Thome placed first.

1st - Cedric Thome (Renault Sport Team Vitality)2nd - Brendon Leigh (Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports)3rd - Jarno Opmeer (Renault Sport Team Vitality)

What a battle for 1st between @Williams_Timp@jarno_opmeer@CRG_Evo 🏎️Canada is starting off the 2nd event, in the #F1Esports Pro Series, strong 💪 #F12019📺 https://t.co/QdgVB3jEIu 📺 pic.twitter.com/ky2bfyE0qz
— Gfinity Esports (@Gfinity)
October 2, 2019

Race 2 - Red Bull Ring, Austria

It was back to business for David Tonizza, he managed to hold off a determined Frederik Rasmussen; who was nipping at the heels for a large portion of the race. With one lap to go, he looked like he was destined to make the move and take the lead, but couldn't get it done. Jarno Opmeer was the top driver in Austria, he managed to climb 3 places in the final 2 laps of the race; including a fantastic double overtake.


1st - David Tonizza - (Ferrari Driver Academy)2nd - Frederik Rasmussen (Red Bull Racing Esports)3rd - Jarno Opmeer (Renault Sport Team Vitality)

A stunning few @Formula1game laps from @jarno_opmeer saw him jump into 3rd place! 🏎️What a great move this was #F1Esports#F12019📺 https://t.co/6RyWfrROAj 📺 pic.twitter.com/cDANSMr3D9
— Gfinity Esports (@Gfinity)
October 2, 2019

Race 3 - Silverstone, England

A frustrating night for Frederik Rasmussen came to a conclusion with another runner-up medal. Despite having a great race, where he pulled off a superb overtake to steal the lead from David Tonizza early on, it wasn't enough to hold off Marcel Kiefer.

1st - Marcel Kiefer (SportPesa Racing Point F1 Esports)2nd - Frederik Rasmussen (Red Bull Racing Esports)3rd Daniel Bereznay (Alfa Romeo Racing F1 Esports)

A great overtake from @G2Frede, in the @Formula1game Silverstone race 🇬🇧 #F1Esports#F12019📺 https://t.co/6RyWfrROAj 📺 pic.twitter.com/HU6iH3WSMN
— Gfinity Esports (@Gfinity)
October 2, 2019

The next event takes place on the 6th November 2019, once again from the Gfinity Arena in London. You can read more about it here.




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Written ByChris Trout@TheTrout91