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Timmy Hill wins NASCAR iRacing event at virtual Texas Motor Speedway

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead sang the national anthem from a remote location. Troy Aikman, borrowing Matthew McConaughey’s trademark phrase “Alright, alright, alright,” commanded drivers to start their, uh, simulators. NASCAR’s new normal resumed Sunday with another virtual eNASCAR event, the second in an iRacing Pro Invitational Series thrown together after […]

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Fox Sports commits to full season of live NASCAR iRacing coverage

Justin Allgaier (7), Austin Cindric (12) and Justin Haley (16) battle for position on the virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway oval. (Photo: NASCAR) After seeing a wealth of social interaction and receiving favorable reviews of its virtual NASCAR race last weekend, Fox Sports has signed up to broadcast the rest of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series. iRacing requires a […]

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FS1 broadcast of NASCAR iRacing comes extremely close to the real thing

Denny Hamlin, racing on the actual Homestead-Miami Speedway oval in 2018, won Sunday's IRacing event on the virtual Homestead track. (Photo: Lynne Sladky, AP) For sports fans who've gone nearly two weeks without any live events, Fox Sports 1 offered an attractive alternative to Sunday's postponed NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But instead of actual cars trading […]

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What is NASCAR’s iRacing Pro Series? Start time, drivers participating & how to watch the virtual races

NASCAR has quickly found a way to fill weekend time for racing fans even with tracks closed because of the spread of the coronavirus. Starting on Sunday, it will kick-off a multi-week eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series consisting of actually NASCAR drivers virtually racing against one another in the simulation game “iRacing.” Among the drivers selected to participate […]