Children across the UAE connected with the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi using digital methods due to the fact no fans were in attendance for the race weekend in December.
Figures released today show more than 25,000 read the Junior Motorsport Book which was distributed free across the emirates.
The 2020 event took place in mid-December, with no spectators present aside from 600 Frontline Heroes, who were invited along to watch the race action in recognition of their fantastic work throughout the year.
The Junior Motorsport Book is published annually, providing a wealth of information for young fans who are passionate about motorsport.
The 2020 book features team and driver profiles, key statistics and fantastic images, while junior fans can read an in-depth article about Lewis Hamilton, charting his incredible journey from starting out in the sport to becoming a seven-time world champion.
Nine-year-old Lucas Herbert is one of the youngsters who took great enjoyment from reading the book.
“There is so much interesting information for children in the Junior Motorsport Book, and I especially enjoyed reading about Lewis Hamilton’s career,” he said.
“I’m a huge F1 fan, it was great to be able to read profiles of the teams and drivers and I also enjoyed looking at some of the brilliant photos. The section about road safety rules was also very helpful.
“I’ve told all of my friends about it and I’m already looking forward to getting my hands on the next edition.”
The Junior Motorsport Book also includes details about how aspiring young gamers can become a part of YAS HEAT, Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management’s esports racing team who compete in the V 10 R-League against the likes of Red Bull, BMW and Williams.