La F1 announced the launch of an award for Recognize the rider who exceeds the most during the season. It will be delivered for the first time at the end of this year.
This new award, which has the support of the company Crypto.com, is included within the measures that Liberty Media, owner of the World Championship, decided to introduce gradually to give more excitement to the races.
"The award, which is the first of its kind, is designed to celebrate the bravery displayed by drivers who make bold moves toward success." explained the promoters of F.1.
On the occasion of this recognition during the live broadcast of each Grand Prix, new graphics will be introduced to indicate overtaking possibilities and potential movements. In addition, there will be a table that will record the amount of overtaking made throughout the campaign.
After 11 tests contested this year, and before the competition resumes next weekend with the Belgian Grand Prix, leads this classification of overtaking the German Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin), who is 12th in the English-leading championship Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes).