March 2019 doesn’t seem all that long ago. That was when Kazunori Yamauchi took to the stage in Paris, adjacent to the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile headquarters itself, to reveal the plans for the 2019 FIA season.
Champions of motorsport from across the world will gather tonight at The Louvre in Paris in a celebration of the sport in all its forms. The Federation International de l’Automobile (FIA) will honor everyone who has won an FIA-certified event in any discipline, in its annual Prize-Giving ceremony.
After the highs and lows of the last 12 months of competition, Mikail Hizal has lifted the trophy in Monaco to become the GT Sport world champion. Hizal will now head to Paris next month to take the accolades alongside the champions of physical motorsport including Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Ott Tanak.
Four races now stand between 12 drivers and the trophy. In a little over three hours we’re going to find out who the 2019 FIA-Certified Online Championship Nations Cup champion is — and no matter who, it’ll be a new name engraved on the trophy.