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How FIA Esports interest could change motorsport

The FIA's desire to follow Formula 1 and the World Rally Championship into Esports is not an attempt to jump on the bandwagon - instead it could inform the future of motorsport

After the first attempt at an FIA-certified Esports championship, the governing body's approach is now switching to how it can bridge the real and virtual worlds to improve motorsport.

Almost four years ago the FIA started to work on creating a certified Esports championship, and during a trailer for PlayStation exclusive Gran Turismo Sport at E3 2017 it was revealed that motorsport's governing body was working alongside Polyphony Digital, the development studio behind the series.

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