Indianapolis, Indiana (April 30, 2019): Juncos Racing eSports is pleased to announce Agustin Canapino and Victor Franzoni will represent the team in the RACE FOR HEALTH. The RACE FOR HEALTH special event will collect donations that will go directly to the Medecins San Frontieres (MSF) for the Global Coronavirus Fund. Fans can watch the RACE FOR HEALTH live in Brazil on Band Sports or online at https://www.youtube.com/user/iracingbrasil beginning at 5:00pm ET Friday May 1st.

 

Many professional drivers from the South America will compete on the world famous Le Mans virtual circuit for the RACE FOR HEALTH including Helio Castroneves, Felipe Nasar, and Rubens Barrichello. Agustin Canapino and Victor Franzoni will team up for Juncos Racing eSports behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 RSR for the hour and thirty minute race.

 

Canapino returns to the team for the first time since competing in the 24 Hours of Daytona and 12 Hours of Sebring in the No. 50 Juncos Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R entry during the 2019 season.

“I am very excited about this opportunity as it is not just about being on track racing, but helping people during this very sad time around the world,” said Canapino. “I was grateful that Juncos Racing eSports asked me to join the team for this very meaningful event and for the chance to be back with Juncos Racing. Last year we had a great time in the real life racing, competing at the 24 Hours of Daytona and Sebring 12 Hours, so I am really looking forward to continuing to represent Juncos Racing through their eSports team and to helping Race for Health cause. I am also really happy to share the car with Victor Franzoni as he is a very talented driver. We will work hard and do our best to not only win, but to help the people many people who have been effected by the coronavirus.”

 

Franzoni recently joined Juncos Racing eSports representing the team in the Super TC2000 Sport championship, and is the Driver Coach for the Juncos Racing Indy Pro 2000 Championship team.

“I’m very happy to be a part of this race representing Juncos Racing eSports,” said Franzoni. “It’s a race for a great cause so this makes it even more special. It’ll be a hour and thirty minute race, so it will be a lot of fun. I get to race against all of my friends and they are all great drivers so it should be an amazing show for the fans. I am really looking forward to sharing the car with Agustin Canapino, who has a lot of experience in real life and virtual racing. We will do everything we can to win this race and most important to represent the cause to help as many people that we can.”

 

 

Team Owner Ricardo Juncos said, “I am really looking forward to having both Agustin and Victor together, representing Juncos Racing for such a great cause that will help so many people effected by this terrible pandemic. They both have such a passion for racing both in the real life and virtual world, so I know they will do a great job together. We hope that everyone takes a moment to check out the RACE FOR HEALTH and donate to those who truly need our help during this terrible time.”