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Will virtual racing ever become a major spectator sport?

FRED DREIER

Editor-In-Chief

Let me rattle off some eye-popping numbers to you. The opening lap of the Zwift WBR Watopia race has 971,000 YouTube views. And you will never guess how many people have watched the Zwift Team Italy Gladiators Race. The answer: 2.3 million.

So, yes, virtual racing will become a major spectator sport. In fact,

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