List of events replacing regular sports content during the 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak
Coronavirus disease 2019, commonly shortened to COVID-19, is an infectious disease discovered at the end of 2019.
Due to the 2019–20 coronavirus outbreak many esports events were postponed or cancelled to prioritise health and security to anyone attending them. Sports have also been affected but several initiatives were taken in order to organize virtual events with real life athletes.
Total number list entries: 8
Here is a list of events that are held by federations and other entitled parties.
Number of entries: 4
|2020-03-20 ||Virtual Grand Prix Series||Formula One Group||F1 2019||Mar 22 - May 24||F1 drivers
|Events are held on the same day a race was planned.|
Circuits such as Vietnamese and Dutch circuits are not available in the game and will be replaced by other circuits.
|2020-03-19 ||LaLiga Santander Challenge||LaLiga
|FIFA 20||Mar 20 - Mar 22||LaLiga players||Each of the 20 LaLiga clubs is represented by one of their players.|
|2020-03-18 ||Supercars Eseries 2020||Supercars||iRacing||Mar ?? - May ??||Supercars drivers||Each driver is expected to be participating.|
|2020-03-18 ||eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series||NASCAR
|iRacing||Mar 22 - May ??||NASCAR drivers
Here is a list of events that are held by other actors.
Number of entries: 4
|2020-03-19 ||Ultimate QuaranTeam||Leyton Orient FC||FIFA 20||Mar 22 - Apr ??||Club players
|Each club participating must be represented by one of their players or a fan and use the same club in-game.|
|2020-03-14 ||The Replacements 100||Podium eSports
|iRacing||Mar 15||NASCAR drivers
|2020-03-13 ||Not the GP||Veloce Esport||F1 2019||Mar 15 - ??||Real life drivers
|2020-03-13 ||The Race All-Star Esports Battle||The Race||rFactor 2||Mar 15 - ??||Real life drivers
- "Formula 1 launches Virtual Grand Prix Series to replace postponed races". Formula 1. 2020-03-20.
- "¡Ya tenemos horarios confirmados para los cruces de LaLiga Santander Challenge!". LaLiga. 2020-03-19.
- "Supercars postpones three events, launches Eseries". Supercars. 2020-03-18.
- "NASCAR DRIVERS TO COMPETE IN SIMULATION-STYLE SHOWCASE". NASCAR. 2020-03-18.
- "We need 63 other teams to enter a knock-out FIFA 20 tournament.". Leyton Orient FC. 2020-03-19.
- "We need 63 other teams to enter a knock-out FIFA 20 tournament.". Podium eSports. 2020-03-19.
- "Introducing “Not the AUS GP”, an online event with REAL F1 Pros vs Top Gamers.". Veloce Esports. 2020-03-13.
- "REAL-WORLD AND VIRTUAL STARS TO RACE IN SPECIAL ESPORTS EVENT". The Race. 2020-03-13.