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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: Picks for 2020 Food City Showdown at Bristol Motor Speedway

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing? That’s right, race fans. While real-life engines sit silent in NASCAR garages, some sites and apps have offered some fantasy and prop betting for iRacing. NASCAR relaunched their free-to-play Finish Line app for iOS and Android devices for those 21 and over. In this game, you can choose the top-finishing driver from …

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e4 Burning Questions: Where’s the Money?

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What’s going on this week? There will be some big races over the next week. On Saturday, April 4, NBC Sports Network will broadcast its first non-NASCAR esport presentation with the running of the iRacing IndyCar Challenge race from virtual Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala. This follows last week’s race at Watkins Glen International, …

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2020 INDYCAR iRacing Challenge: Honda Indy Grand Prix Entry List

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The entry list has been released for Saturday’s (April 4) second round of the INDYCAR iRacing Challenge at virtual Barber Motorsports Park. This week, 29 drivers are entered in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst, four more than last week’s event at Watkins Glen International. Sage Karam dominated that event, leading …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Week 2 of iRacing, Chris Buescher Reminisces on Return to Roush Fenway Racing

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Sunday’s iRacing Pro Invitational Series at virtual Texas Motor Speedway, which saw Timmy Hill score the victory. The duo chats the success of Week 2, as viewership was over 1.3 million people, which drivers should be locked into the main event and why there should …

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Rig Life: Will iRacing Grudges Carry Over to Real NASCAR Races?

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Maybe the best part of this unusual time when virtual racing is the only game in town is that on-track accidents are virtual too. When cars collide in iRacing, it doesn’t mean tangles of twisted metal with hard work and money down the tubes. More importantly, the racers are in no danger. That doesn’t mean, …

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eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series: Ryan Luza Goes Back to Back With Bristol Win

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As often happens at the physical Bristol Motor Speedway, there was carnage early and late in the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series race at the Last Great Colosseum’s virtual counterpart. In-between, there was just enough of a long green flag run for Williams eSports’ Ryan Luza to make his way to the front, and once he …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Texas Brings Close Action, The Ruch Life More Real Than Expected

Week No. 2 of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series brought the stars of NASCAR to the virtual Texas Motor Speedway for 195 miles of racing. A very competitive race saw Timmy Hill go to victory lane. In addition, we’re going to take a look at The Ruch Life, a streaming reality series that follows …

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Where and When to Watch iRacing This Week: NASCAR, IndyCar and More

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While the racing world anxiously looks forward to a time when NASCAR, IndyCar and other series return to tracks everywhere, fans are slowly growing accustomed to the next best thing: iRacing. The incredibly realistic computer sim has been a source of entertainment and discussion over the past few weeks, helping to fill some of the …

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