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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: North Wilkesboro 160

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It’s almost time for real racing! Before teams head out to Darlington Raceway, though for NASCAR’s Cup Series return on May 17, 2020 there’s one more eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series event. They saved the best for last in this exhibition series; this week, drivers will compete at the virtual North Wilkesboro Speedway Saturday (May …

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e4 Burning Questions: A Look Back on the Pro Invitational Series

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Was the Pro Invitational Series a Success? The NASCAR Pro Invitational Series will hold its final scheduled race this Saturday. On a date where NASCAR was originally planning on holding the first night race in Martinsville Speedway history, it will instead be sanctioning its first race at North Wilkesboro Speedway, albeit a virtual version, in …

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William Byron Wins Pro Invitational Series Finish Line 150 at Virtual Dover

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William Byron breezed to victory again Sunday, May 3 in the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series. His latest victim? None other than Miles the Monster in the Finish Line 150 at virtual Dover International Speedway. Byron outraced Christopher Bell and Timmy Hill for the win in the 150-lap event. It’s his third victory in this …

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Frontstretch Podcast: NASCAR Possibly Returning Soon, Alex Bowman Examines Hendrick Motorsports’ Hot Start

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss William Byron going back to back in the Pro Invitational Series as he won at virtual Richmond Raceway on Sunday afternoon (April 19). Timmy Hill scored another top-three finish on Sunday, so Albino and Neff chat how much Hill’s stock has raised due to success …

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MBM Motorsports Lays All Employees Off, Loaning Money to NASCAR Team Members Due To COVID-19

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MBM Motorsports NASCAR Cup Series driver Timmy Hill has become a Cinderella story of the sport’s COVID-19 quarantine. He’s run no worse than third in every virtual event in the sport’s Pro Invitational Series, run on the same dates during the coronavirus pandemic as now-postponed 2020 Cup events. But on the real racetrack, both Hill …

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William Byron Goes Back-To-Back with iRacing Pro Invitational Series Win at Richmond

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William Byron won his second straight eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race Sunday afternoon at the virtual Richmond Raceway, holding off a late-race charge by Timmy Hill to take the victory. Byron, driving his familiar Hendrick Motorsports No. 24, took the lead on lap 60 after starting third and never looked back. With no on-track …

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: Toyota Owners 150 at Richmond Raceway

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It’s time again for the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series. This week, 30 drivers will compete at virtual Richmond Raceway in the Toyota Owners 150 on Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m. ET. After a week off, more websites and apps have joined the fray, as eNASCAR is offering more options for fans to get …

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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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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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