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#96 Alex Hanses

  • German flag
  • Age:

    22

  • Gamertag:

    SynTeTiC96

Nationality German
Age 22
Born Germany
Lives Hilden, near Düsseldorf, Germany
Height 184cm
Weight 71kg
Team Williams


Did you know?

Alex started league racing in 2017 and his brother is a Formula 3 driver, which meant they could help each other wherever possible

BIO

Alex started with competitive online racing in 2017, nearly won the AOR championship in his first year, and then took it in him a second attempt. Although Alex doesn't have much history just yet, he's hungry to fix that in the future.

Favourite Quote

"

consistency is key

"

Result

  • /  2018 Qualification:

    Did not compete

Q&A

"The strongest players in the world are there, so it has to be good."

Q: Who is your favourite F1 Driver ever?

A: Daniel Ricciardo

Q: Which car is your favourite to drive?

A: Williams FW41

Q: Which was your favourite year in F1 and why?

A: 2007, close fight for the title between three of the fastest drivers in f1 history

Q: What was the first driving game you remember playing?

A: F1 2017, nice handling, perfect dirty air which made racing really close

Q: How did you find the level of the competition in the F1 Esports Series 2018 Online Qualifiers?

A: The strongest players in the world are there, so it has to be good. I would have liked to have more of an online qualification like a short league.

Q: What does your average sim racing day look like?

A: Practice a track on time trial to get a feeling of the important points and setups and after that i drive the track in career mode to get the consistency.

Q: How do you prepare before a race?

A: Monday+Tuesday: Time trial, try to get as fast as possible over one lap. Wednesday-Friday: Try to find a setup which works in quali and especially in races. I'm driving around 4-5 50% races to get an understanding about what i have to change to make me comfortable and consistent. Saturday+Sunday: Wet weather, qualifying laps. Sunday evening: race

Q: When did you first make your move to professional Sim Racing?

A: My first move was to sign up for S14 for AOR in 2017. One of the best decisions of my life

Q: Have you ever won a championship in Sim Racing or come close?

A: AOR PS4 S14 unlucky second place. S15 PS4 AOR world champion

Q: What was your most memorable online race?

A: AOR S14 China. Started 20th without a setup and ended up 9th in a wet race

Q: What are you most looking forward to in the Pro Series?

A: Getting to know all the drivers and compete with them on the highest possible level

Q: Who do you think (bar yourself) will be the top challenger for the title win, in 2018?

A: Brendon Leigh, Dani Bereznay

Q: If you think there is something/anything that will give you an advantage over your competitors, what is it and how will you use it?

A: My racing craft, the feeling when to overtake when to push and when to save tyres.