India, March 22 -- The ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has pretty much cancelled all events in order to curb the spread of the virus. From product launches to sporting events, every thing's seems to be stuck in limbo. The Formula 1 race series is no different, with most of the season openers cancelled or delayed. However, the guys behind the sport have found a novel way to ensure that the show goes on. They have announced a new F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix series that will see a bunch of the current drivers race in-game via the F1 2019 PC video game.

The first race in the series will be held on March 22, at 8:00 pm GMT (March 23, 1:30 am IST) and will take place on a virtual track set in Bahrain and will be 28 laps long. There wil...