NASCAR Race Weekend Central

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

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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 ahead about halfway through the …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Stupidity Arises on the Radio, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gets Too Much Focus

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Oh boy. As you know by now, stupidity has reared its head once again. The original plan was to talk about Saturday’s Chevrolet 275k broadcast on NBCSN and maybe touch upon Landon Cassill’s Monza Madness. Had Kyle Larson not done what he did, that portion of the article would have likely covered Allen Bestwick chipping …

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

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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” races will take place Wednesday …

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

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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 needed to return to pit …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joins IndyCar iRacing Entry List for Michigan

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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. headlines the list of newcomers …

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

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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 for one hour each day, …

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

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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 that iRacing is the next …

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Frontstretch Podcast: iRacing Shenanigans, Tyler Reddick Talks Rookie Season

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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 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 “rage quit” following an incident …

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

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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 laps. Jordan Erickson was second …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Bristol Brings Wrecking and Ranting

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Last weekend saw the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series compete at the virtual Bristol Motor Speedway in the Food City Showdown. The race itself was a bit of a mess, a problem FOX Sports handled well as it was out of the TV broadcasts’ control. Food City Showdown Sunday afternoon brought a bunch of changes …

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