Formula 1 and Nascar Create a Roadmap for Esports Success in the Coronavirus Age

Both race organizers put on popular virtual events last weekend

No global event has ever affected sports like COVID-19. While other disasters have caused games to be postponed, the uncertainty of the virus poses a unique challenge. While sports leagues scramble to figure out how to reschedule events, fill airtime and stabilize sponsorships, some associations are pivoting to esports.