The world of virtual racing in the age of COVID-19 continues to be weird and interesting, as Formula E driver Daniel Abt has been suspended from the Audi Sport racing team after admitting that he wasn’t actually driving during his third-place finish at the ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge.

Some other drivers in the race were suspicious of Abt’s performance throughout the race, according to a report by The Race. His face was constantly obscured by a piece of equipment during a 20-driver livestream of the race on Zoom, and his performance was by far his best of the year: His best previous qualifying position was ninth—he qualified second in this race—and his best finish was 15th. He’d also been forced to retire in three prior races under the “race royale” format, which forces drivers in last place to drop out.

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