Daniel Abt, a pro Formula E racer with the Audi team, was suspended this week after it was revealed he hired a ringer to compete for him in a charity virtual race.
Abt was kicked out of the race, and ordered to pay 10,000 Euros to charity, for the infraction.
After the discovery, Abt apologized, saying: “I did not take it as seriously as I should have.”
The man Abt is accused of hiring is Lorenz Hoerzing, a pro gamer who has also been banned.
In a statement about his suspension, Audi wrote:
“Daniel Abt did not drive his car in qualifying and…