While the F1 season stays on maintain because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Norris has been probably the most high-profile driver involving himself in a lot of Esports events.
The McLaren racer has frequently taken half in each the Veloce/Motorsport Games events and F1’s Virtual GP Series, in addition to streaming a lot of different video games from his Twitch account.
Asked which of the Esports sequence he most loved racing in presently, Norris highlighted the more serious nature of the Veloce/Motorsport Games races, which function a lot of real-world racing drivers and notable Esports stars.
“The F1 one is more celebrities, people like Liam Payne. The Veloce one I would say is a little bit more serious in some ways,” Norris stated.
“We have some huge YouTubers and content material creators, however we now have more simulator drivers, individuals who play on F1 2019, and more skilled drivers.
“The F1 one is in a slight manner more of a enjoyable and leisure, more of a relaxed race reasonably than focusing as a lot for myself anyway, as a result of there are more celebrities reasonably than professionals taking it significantly race just like the Veloce one.
“I in all probability just like the Veloce ones for the time being a bit more, since you do should take them a bit more significantly.
“The F1 ones are additionally enjoyable since you’re nonetheless racing towards some actual drivers, however it’s not fairly as serious.”
Norris will participate within the newest ‘Not The GP’ occasion co-produced by Veloce Esports and Motorsport Games on Sunday, which is able to pit drivers up towards one another in one-versus-one elimination races.
The Briton impressed within the first Veloce Pro Series occasion final weekend, taking a lights-to-flag victory from pole place at Silverstone in a V8 Supercars race held on iRacing.
Norris then charged from P10 on the reverse grid to complete as runner-up within the second race, narrowly dropping out to sports activities automobile racer Martin Kodric.