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NASCAR Joins Other Sports Leagues in Launching The Real Heroes Project

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NASCAR and 13 other professional sports leagues announced Monday (May 4) the launch of The Real Heroes Project, an initiative dedicated to honor healthcare workers battling against COVID-19. Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch and Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick will represent NASCAR in the campaign. Other notable professional athletes include Aaron Judge, Drew Brees and …

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Scott McLaughlin Wins IndyCar iRacing at Virtual Indianapolis

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In one of the wildest finishes in the IndyCar iRacing Challenge Series, Scott McLaughlin came out on top to win the First Responder 175 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Saturday (May 2). The Round 2 winner at virtual Barber Motorsports Park had some front-wing damage and knew his chances were slim on the final lap. He …

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: eNASCAR Finish Line 150

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Before the regular NASCAR season returns from a coronavirus-induced break, the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series remains active. This week, NASCAR Cup Series current and legendary drivers compete at the virtual Monster Mile. Coverage for the eNASCAR Finish Line 150 at Dover International Speedway begins on Sunday, May 3 at 1 p.m. ET on Fox …

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Maxwell Castro, Daniel Buttafuoco Win eNASCAR Heat Pro League Races at Virtual Watkins Glen

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The eNASCAR Heat Pro League went to the virtual Watkins Glen International, and the action did not disappoint. Competitors used the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series vehicles, and by the day’s end, Chip Ganassi Gaming’s Maxwell Castro and Germain Gaming’s Daniel Buttafuoco claimed the victories in their PlayStation 4 and Xbox divisions. PlayStation …

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Nick Ottinger Nabs eNASCAR Coca iRacing Series Victory at Dover

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William Byron eSports driver Nick Ottinger conquered the Monster Mile in the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series Tuesday night (April 28). Ottinger led 105 laps at the virtual Dover International Speedway, also taking advantage of leaders’ mistakes in his rout. Ryan Luza, who had won the past three series events, was comfortably in the lead for …

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2020 French Grand Prix Canceled

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The French Grand Prix organizers announced Monday (April 27) they have canceled the June Formula 1 event due to the coronavirus outbreak. The announcement comes after the French government’s decision to ban all major events until at least mid-July. This — along with the country’s travel restrictions — forced the race’s cancellation. This is now the 10th …

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Lando Norris Wins INDYCAR iRacing Challenge at Circuit of the Americas

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Formula 1 competitor Lando Norris won the AutoNation INDYCAR iRacing Challenge event at the virtual Circuit of the Americas Saturday (April 25). Norris, in his series debut, began the race on the pole and led several laps before pit strategy affected the lineup. The Arrow McLaren SP driver made his first pit stop on lap …

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NASCAR COVID-19 Relief: Richard Childress Auctioning Off Dale Earnhardt Car

Cup Series team owner Richard Childress launched an auction and sale of memorabilia in the latest initiative to support NASCAR COVID-19 relief efforts. One of the items to be auctioned is an original Dale Earnhardt No. 3 Chevrolet. The charity effort also marks the first time Childress has parted with one of his original Earnhardt …

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: Geico 70 at Talladega Superspeedway

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It’s time for Talladega Superspeedway racing, baby! Fantasy NASCAR iRacing heads to the virtual Alabama track for the Geico 70 on Sunday, April 26 at 1 p.m. ET. It’s the latest race in the eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series, featuring NASCAR Cup Series regulars and a few blasts from the past as real-life racing continues to …

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