FILE PHOTO: System One F1 – Hungarian Grand Prix – Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary – August 1, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in motion REUTERS/David W Cerny
August 24, 2021
LONDON (Reuters) – System One introduced a brand new sponsored award on Tuesday for the motive force who completes essentially the most overtakes in the course of the course of a season.
The award, carrying the title of cryptocurrency companion crypto.com, strains up alongside these supplied for the quickest lap and quickest pitstop.
System One stated in an announcement that it was “designed to have a good time the bravery exhibited by drivers who make daring strikes in pursuit of success.”
Some social media critics urged it may be a reward for poor qualifying, with high drivers who began out of place extra more likely to make a major variety of overtakes in the course of the race.
System One stated Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel had accomplished essentially the most overtakes to date, because the championship comes out of its August break in Belgium this weekend, however gave no figures.
New broadcast graphics will seem reside throughout races to spotlight overtaking prospects and to maintain followers updated with the standings. The winner will likely be introduced with a trophy on the finish of the yr.
(Reporting by Alan Baldwin; Modifying by Hugh Lawson)