Multiple Esports champion Brendon Leigh has announced he is parting ways with Ferrari Esports. But his future is secured elsewhere.
One of the greatest Esports racers and multiple Esports champion Brendon Leigh will no longer be a driver for Ferrari Esports as he announces they shall part ways.
Two-time F1 Esports champion Brendon Leigh announced via social media on Tuesday that he will not compete with Ferrari Esports in 2023.
Leigh, who joined the team in 2021, leaves after two seasons with the team, with a best result of third at the thrilling 2022 USA round. He scored 91 points in total, contesting 23 races for the famous Scuderia.
“I’ve taken the decision to leave Ferrari” he announced via Twitter.
“I’m grateful for the time, experienced and laps shared together in Maranello. Representing Ferrari has been a honour! Grazie a tutti”
However, he left plenty of room for intrigue and excitement, teasing that [his] “next chapter is starting imminently”.
The news comes just a few weeks after David Tonizza announced that he would be leaving the red team in 2023, and leaves Ferrari Esports with a completely blank canvas with which to contest the season. Fabrizio Donoso also vacates his seat in the team.
Leigh’s legacy in F1 Esports remains unmatched, with the Brit – who currently resides in Italy – winning the first two editions, first as an individual in 2017, and then with Mercedes once the teams got involved in 2018. Whomever he turns to for the 2023 season, his experience and pace are sure to be a huge asset.
We’re not sure about you, but if F1’s silly season is anything to go by, it’s sure to be an exhilarating F1 Esports driver market this year!