Last Night, Audi Sports Formula E Driver Daniel Abt was Disqualified From the Online Event of “Race At Home Challenge” Because He Had been cheating by using a Professional Simulator Stand-in Driver. It was a Virtual Race where Daniel Finished Third.
As Most of the Sports Events are Cancelled Due to Covid-19. It was a Initiative by Formula E Team for Providing Some way of Entertainment to the Racing Fans. But Daniel had not taken it seriously. Allegations of Cheating are Raised by the Stoffel Vandoorne Formula E Driver who Finished at Second Place in the race.
Vandoorne Said on His Twitch Stream After Race That ” Daniel Messed up Everything and He was not Driving the Car Himself. Really Ridiculous”
on Daniel Zoom Feed his face was Covered by Equipment and he didn’t do any post race interviews.
Reports Said that Formula E Organisers Cross Checked the IP Address location of Drivers. And they found that it was changed during the Event. As Professional Simulator Racer Lorenz Hoerzing.Now Formula E banned Hoerzing from the “At Home Challenge.”
Formula E said that Daniel have to pay €10,000 Towards the Charity as a Compulsory Donation. Later on Daniel Abt Apologize Through an Apology Letter
Daniel Abt Apology Letter –
“I would like to apologize to Formula E, all of the fans, my team and my fellow drivers for having called in outside help during the race on Saturday. I didn’t take it as seriously as I should have”
“I’m especially sorry about this, because I know how much work has gone into this project on the part of the Formula E organization”
“I am aware that my offense has a bitter aftertaste, but it was never meant with any bad intention. Of course, I accept the disqualification from the race. In addition, I will donate 10,000 euros to a charitable project.”