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Byron sweeps Rockingham round of Short Track Challenge

The Short Track Challenge is a new event featuring duel sprint races with NASCAR Cup Series cars at Rockingham Speedway, Lucas Oil Raceway and Myrtle Beach Speedway. Read Also: The winner of each sim race will secure their place in Thursday's title-decider at Martinsville Speedway. A handful of drivers selected by NBCSN commentator Steve Letarte known as the 'Peacock Provisional' will fill out the remaining spots on the ten-driver grid.
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NASCAR Euro Series’ virtual races to include real consequences

The EuroNASCAR Esports Series will kick off on April 21 on iRacing and will include eight events with the last three serving as playoff rounds and awarding double points. And in a first for virtual motorsports competition, the participating series drivers will also score points toward the real 2020 Euro Series team championship. “First of all, this is a challenging time and we encourage everybody to be smart and stay
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Bubba Wallace loses real sponsor from quitting virtual race

After using up his two allowed fast-repair “resets” in the first 10 laps of Sunday’s eNASCAR race at virtual Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, Wallace got involved in a third incident with driver Clint Bowyer that caused his No. 43 extensive damage.   Rather than drive the remainder of the 150-lap event with a damaged vehicle and out of contention for the win, Wallace elected to quit. “Y’all have a good
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“Tough” to sim race with drivers of varied skill sets

Sunday’s 150-lap race from virtual Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway was marred by a dozen cautions and several retaliatory on-track incidents, one of which forced the disqualification of drivers Kyle Larson and Daniel Suarez. As they did in a race for drivers from other NASCAR series on Saturday night, race officials ultimately decided to move to single-file restarts to help reduce the number of cautions. Still, Byron was able to lead
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William Byron wins chaotic Bristol Pro Invitational event

There were twin 50-lap heat races to set the field before the main event. William Byron, who was fastest in qualifying, cruised to the Heat 1 win ahead of Christopher Bell and Dale Earnhardt Jr. In the second heat, John Hunter Nemechek narrowly beat Ryan Preece in a photo finish for the win and the honor of starting on the outside of the front row. The race itself was 150
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Dirt star Logan Seavey wins inaugural Saturday Night Thunder

The accomplished dirt racer passed Chase Cabre with 12 of 150 laps remaining and held on for the victory in the first Saturday Night Thunder iRacing event at virtual Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. The race was held as a prelude to Sunday’s eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series race at Bristol and featured drivers from various NASCAR series competing in ARCA Menard Series cars. Seavey, 22, finished second in his qualifying heat
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NASCAR forced to postpone Pinty’s Series opener at CTMP

The 2020 season of NASCAR competition in Canada was set to begin May 17 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. NASCAR officials issued the following statement on Friday afternoon: “Following discussions with medical experts and provincial and federal officials, NASCAR will postpone the Pinty’s Series season opening race at CTMP. More information will be provided as it becomes available.” No makeup date has yet been set. The season’s
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NASCAR delays launch of Next Gen car to 2022

The car, which was set to replace the current Gen-6 design, was set to make its first appearance in the 2021 Daytona 500. The pandemic brought on by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has since changed those plans. The car's launch has been delayed one full year until the 2022 season. “Due to challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic, the debut of the Next Gen car will be delayed until 2022,"
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Buttafuoco/Castro take wins in final preseason Pro League race

Virtual Martinsville Speedway hosted the third and final race of the eNASCAR Heat Pro League preseason. Competitors from the PS4 and Xbox One divisions took part in twin 80-lap sprint races with the NASCAR Truck Series at the half-mile paperclip. It was their final opportunity to showcase their talents to teams ahead of the Season 2 draft. PS4 The first race kicked off with Cody Giles out ahead of Isaac Smallwood with
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eNASCAR Heat Pro League concludes preseason at Martinsville

Wednesday night’s 80-lap race (8 p.m. ET) is the last of three preseason showcase races involving 48 Xbox and PlayStation 4 drivers prior to the April 8 draft, in which the league’s 14 teams will determine who will represent them in the 2021 season. The race can be viewed HERE as well as the NASCAR Heat Twitch channel. In PS4 competition, Brandon Hanna (cheezuh) took the win in the first