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Scott McLaughlin Wins IndyCar iRacing at Virtual Indianapolis

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 …

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: eNASCAR Finish Line 150

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 …

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Entry List: IndyCar iRacing Challenge at Virtual Indianapolis

On Thursday, April 30, the NTT IndyCar Series announced the entry list for its final race of the IndyCar iRacing Challenge. Thirty-three drivers will compete in the race, which will be held at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Among the drivers entered are former Indianapolis 500 race winners Simon Pagenaud, Will …

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Entry List: eNASCAR Finish Line 150 at Dover

The next race for the eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series is at the virtual Dover International Speedway on Sunday, May 3 at 1 p.m. ET. There are currently 37 drivers entered for the 150-lap race at the Monster Mile. They will have one reset available to use. Qualifying will take place …

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Nick Ottinger Nabs eNASCAR Coca iRacing Series Victory at Dover

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 …

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Matt Kenseth & Ryan Newman Return, Brett Moffitt Updates Progress on Broken Femurs

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Ryan Newman returning to NASCAR after many feared the worst post-Daytona 500. Chip Ganassi Racing gave Matt Kenseth the nod for the No. 42 car, bypassing Ross Chastain. Now that NASCAR has granted Kenseth a waiver to be playoff eligible, …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Talladega Brings Child-Like Delight, Confusion to Broadcast

Talladega is always an interesting race weekend, whether it’s in real life, or in iRacing. Last weekend was no exception as the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series visited the 2.66-mile tri-oval. Meanwhile, an outsider dominated the show Saturday at the virtual Circuit of the Americas. GEICO 70 Sunday’s eNASCAR iRacing …

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: Geico 70 at Talladega Superspeedway

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 …

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Bobby Labonte Putting Years of iRacing Experience to Use in Fun, Non-Weird Return to Joe Gibbs

After four years of retirement from the NASCAR Cup Series, Bobby Labonte is back. Well, kind of. Since the NASCAR season was suspended due to COVID-19, Labonte has been competing in the Pro Invitational Series on iRacing. “Well, my first thought was, whenever racing Atlanta [Motor Speedway] got shut down …

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