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Frontstretch Podcast: 2021 NASCAR Hall of Fame Nominees, John Hunter Nemechek Recaps Start of 2020

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the 2021 NASCAR Hall of Fame nominees, and chat who they’d cast a vote for. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was involved in INDYCAR’s virtual race at Michigan International Speedway, so we list drivers we’d like to see complete the NASCAR/IndyCar crossover …

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Entry List: Toyota Owners 150 at Virtual Richmond

The fourth race of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series is at virtual Richmond Raceway. Coverage of the Toyota Owners 150 begins on Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m. ET. Also, Saturday Night Thunder will continue this week and throughout the length of the Pro Invitational Series. Competitors will use …

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eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series: Ryan Luza Wins Third in a Row at Richmond

In a race filled with spins, wrecks, and The Big One, Ryan Luza earned his third consecutive eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series victory of the year at the virtual Richmond Raceway. Luza surged forward after starting the race back in the pack. His fast car and quick pit stops set him …

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iRacing Truck Series Night in America Returns; Will Run Richmond Raceway

Part-time NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Ryan Vargas announced the second edition of Truck Series Night In America on Easter Sunday (April 12). BEYOND excited to officially announce: “eTrucks RUMBLE at Richmond”! The race will take place on Thursday, April 16 at 7:00 PM on Podium eSports and Speed 51!The “Open” …

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Simon Pagenaud Takes Round 3 of INDYCAR iRacing Challenge at Virtual Michigan, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Earns a Podium

Defending Indianapolis 500 champion Simon Pagenaud used the correct strategy to win the Chevrolet 275 at virtual Michigan International Speedway Saturday (April 11). Pagenaud, in his full firesuit, avoided the mayhem at the beginning and played the fuel game perfectly. Those who were ahead of him in the closing laps …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joins IndyCar iRacing Entry List for Michigan

Round 3 of the INDYCAR iRacing Challenge kicks off at virtual Michigan International Speedway Saturday (April 11). This time 31 drivers are entered for the Chevrolet 275, up two entries from last week’s event at virtual Barber Motorsports Park, including one very familiar name to NASCAR fans: Dale Earnhardt Jr. …

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NBC Spices Up Sim Racing Mix With eSports Short Track iRacing Challenge

With plenty of sim racing competing for fans’ interest at a time when all of them have been searching for racing-related entertainment, each additional event needs to bring something different to the table. NBC Sports Network brought exactly that in its eSports Short Track iRacing Challenge. The pre-taped races aired …

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2-Headed Monster: Does Drivers’ Lack of Respect on iRacing Hurt Credibility?

iRacing has been on every race fans’ minds over the last three weeks as it’s the closest thing we’ve gotten to racing since the COVID-19 pandemic. The races have brought on a lot of attention and while some fans have yet to take  the computerized, virtual racing seriously, others think …

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Frontstretch Podcast: iRacing Shenanigans, Tyler Reddick Talks Rookie Season

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Sunday’s iRacing Pro Invitational Series at virtual Bristol Motor Speedway, which saw veteran iRacer William Byron get the win. The biggest news coming out of the Bristol race was Blue-Emu deciding to drop its sponsorship from Bubba Wallace after he …

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Ty Majeski Dominates Round 2 of LeafFilter Replacements iRacing Series at Myrtle Beach

The street stocks took to the virtual Myrtle Beach Speedway Tuesday night (April 7). When all was said and done, Ty Majeski stood victorious in the second round of the LeafFilter Replacements iRacing Series. Majeski dominated the event, snagging the lead after the first caution and holding on for 126 …

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