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iRacing Weekly Roundup: Garey takes FTF Cup Series Championship

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One week removed from the crowning of the 100% Cup Series champion, the other full season championship effort at FTF Racing is complete. In this week’s iRacing roundup, we’ll cover the crazy championship finale in the FTF Cup Series at Phoenix Raceway.  We’ve also got Monday Night Racing taking Super Late Models to Michigan International …

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iRacing Weekly Roundup: Summer Break? Not for Online Racing!

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The top series in NASCAR are off for the Olympics for two weeks, but besides the 100% Cup Series, that doesn’t mean anything to most racing online. Many of the series that the iRacing Weekly Roundup covers are still in full force during the break. A few special events have also popped up, such as …

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iRacing Weekly Roundup: eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series Ends Early

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On Friday, it was announced that the eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series would not be continuing for the remainder of the 2021 season. Through five races, all broadcasted on FOX Sports, James Davison was the breakout star, winning two races and earning the most hypothetical points. NBC Sports was set to take the second half of …

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The Virtual Frontstretch: Issue 12

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Photo by Justin Melillo via iRacing.com

It was a pretty big week in the iRacing community. There was a surprise NASCAR Next Gen release on Wednesday night (May 5) during the eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series race at Darlington Raceway as they were trying it out for the first time. Erik Jones took that victory in a wild pass with two laps …

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The Virtual Frontstretch: Issue 11

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Photo by Justin Melillo via iRacing.com

Welcome to the latest edition of The Virtual Frontstretch, where the NASCAR sim racing community gets updated on some of the top leagues and happenings across the iRacing and NASCAR Heat platforms. With that said, this is planning to be the last issue that will be named The Virtual Frontstretch. Starting next week, hopefully, this …

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The Virtual Frontstretch: Issue 9

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It was a mixed bag of various events this past week among the iRacing leagues covered in The Virtual Frontstretch. For the leagues following the NASCAR Cup Series schedule, Martinsville Speedway proved to be filled with hurt feelings. Other leagues steered clear of the paperclip and had much better times on the service in their …

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The Virtual Frontstretch: Issue 8

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Sure, The Virtual Frontstretch is a weekly collection of updates regarding the simulated racing world. But what happens when you take a virtual racing series and turn those drivers loose on a real track?  Monday Night Racing answered that question this past week with a go-kart endurance race at GoPro Motorplex on Wednesday night (April …

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