2020 in review: a landmark year for MotoGP™ eSport

The year began with racing on hold as the Covid-19 pandemic obliged calendar changes, but the competition continued – virtually. For the first time ever, MotoGP™ riders competed against each other online in 10 Virtual Races, including two full Grands Prix featuring MotoGP™, Moto2™, Moto3™ and MotoE™. 64 riders from 48 different teams took part, including some of the sport’s biggest names such as Valentino Rossi (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP), Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT), then-reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), MotoGP™ Legend Jorge Lorenzo and newly-crowned 2020 MotoGP™ World Champion Joan Mir.