Race Weekend Central

The Equalizer: Timmy Hill, Others Get Time to Shine in eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series

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The first eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series event featured a nail-biting dash to the checkered flag between two racers known to people well outside hardcore NASCAR fandom, Denny Hamlin and Dale Earnhardt Jr. At the virtual Texas Motor Speedway this weekend, things were a little different. Yes, Dale Jr. was in the mix again, leading …

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Timmy Hill Wins eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series at Texas

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Timmy Hill held off a hard-charging Ryan Preece on the final lap to win Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 125 eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series event at the virtual Texas Motor Speedway, the series’ second such event in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The victory marked Hill’s 674th career win on iRacing. Preece, Garrett Smithley, …

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Frontstretch Podcast: iRacing Success, Timmy Hill Discusses Pro Invitational Series

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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, which saw 35 NASCAR drivers take their talent to simulators. Denny Hamlin passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the final lap to secure the win, but the biggest winner of all was iRacing and NASCAR. Albino and Neff discuss some of …

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Denny Hamlin Beats Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Win iRacing Pro Invitational Series at Homestead-Miami

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Denny Hamlin edged out Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win Sunday afternoon’s iRacing Pro Invitational Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a race that was a veritable wreckfest but ended with an exciting final-lap pass for the lead. The event, featuring 35 drivers from NASCAR’s three premier series, was put on in lieu of actual races as the …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas

The Headline(s): Joey Logano weathered a lap 266 restart in the 2020 Pennzoil 400 was comfortably ahead when the caution flew on the white flag lap for John Hunter Nemechek’s spin. He claimed a second consecutive victory in the Las Vegas spring race, his 24th career Cup Series win and 55th career NASCAR national series …

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Friday Faceoff: Is Denny Hamlin One of the All-Time Greats?

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Given the situation, who is the right choice to fill in the No. 6 car in the NASCAR Cup Series while Ryan Newman is recovering? Amy Henderson: I like the driver RFR went with, Ross Chastain. He’s shown that with good equipment, he can be racy and he can finish well for the team this weekend. …

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The Underdog House: David Ragan Unretires To Finish 4th at Daytona

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Top Dog David Ragan said that he was looking forward to spending more time at home when he announced his retirement from full-time racing last fall. While he certainly didn’t mention running the Daytona 500, it remained a possibility. He’s probably glad it did, because Ragan scored his 16th career top-five finish in the NASCAR …

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Entry List: 2020 Strat 200

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series starts off its west coast swing this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Strat 200 on Friday, Feb. 21. Since there are 35 trucks entered, three will fail to qualify, barring any changes. 2019 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch will run his first of …

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Entry List: 2020 Boyd Gaming 300

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series goes to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for its second race of the season, the Boyd Gaming 300. The entry list was released on Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 18), and there are 36 cars currently entered for Saturday’s (Feb. 22) event, meaning all will qualify, barring any additions. Daniel Hemric hops …

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