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Video: The full story of the Abt saga

by Matt Beer
1 min read

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Daniel Abt has lost his Audi Formula E drive as a result of getting a professional simracer to impersonate him in the series’ latest Race at Home Challenge event.

What started as a joke grew into a controversy with massive ramifications for Abt’s career, and a debate that has polarised motorsport.

In this video we run through the whole story, from the origins of the ‘ringer’ idea to why Audi’s decision to split with Abt became inevitable.

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