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Entry List: IndyCar iRacing Challenge at Virtual Indianapolis

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On Thursday, April 30, the NTT IndyCar Series announced the entry list for its final race of the IndyCar iRacing Challenge. Thirty-three drivers will compete in the race, which will be held at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Among the drivers entered are former Indianapolis 500 race winners Simon Pagenaud, Will Power, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan …

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Nick Ottinger Nabs eNASCAR Coca iRacing Series Victory at Dover

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William Byron eSports driver Nick Ottinger conquered the Monster Mile in the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series Tuesday night (April 28). Ottinger led 105 laps at the virtual Dover International Speedway, also taking advantage of leaders’ mistakes in his rout. Ryan Luza, who had won the past three series events, was comfortably in the lead for …

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Matt Kenseth & Ryan Newman Return, Brett Moffitt Updates Progress on Broken Femurs

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Ryan Newman returning to NASCAR after many feared the worst post-Daytona 500. Chip Ganassi Racing gave Matt Kenseth the nod for the No. 42 car, bypassing Ross Chastain. Now that NASCAR has granted Kenseth a waiver to be playoff eligible, Albino and Neff discuss what …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Talladega Brings Child-Like Delight, Confusion to Broadcast

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Talladega is always an interesting race weekend, whether it’s in real life, or in iRacing. Last weekend was no exception as the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series visited the 2.66-mile tri-oval. Meanwhile, an outsider dominated the show Saturday at the virtual Circuit of the Americas. GEICO 70 Sunday’s eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race at …

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Alex Bowman Wins NASCAR Pro Invitational Series GEICO 70 at Talladega

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Alex Bowman scored his first eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series victory on Sunday afternoon (April 26). Bowman survived a chaotic final lap to win NASCAR’s GEICO 70 at virtual Talladega Superspeedway. Corey LaJoie started from the pole position in his Pro Invitational Series debut and put himself in position to win. But his last-gasp effort …

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: Geico 70 at Talladega Superspeedway

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It’s time for Talladega Superspeedway racing, baby! Fantasy NASCAR iRacing heads to the virtual Alabama track for the Geico 70 on Sunday, April 26 at 1 p.m. ET. It’s the latest race in the eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series, featuring NASCAR Cup Series regulars and a few blasts from the past as real-life racing continues to …

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Bobby Labonte Putting Years of iRacing Experience to Use in Fun, Non-Weird Return to Joe Gibbs

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After four years of retirement from the NASCAR Cup Series, Bobby Labonte is back. Well, kind of. Since the NASCAR season was suspended due to COVID-19, Labonte has been competing in the Pro Invitational Series on iRacing. “Well, my first thought was, whenever racing Atlanta [Motor Speedway] got shut down for the time being — …

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Bryan ‘Boris’ Cook Wins LeafFilter Replacements Series at Talladega

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In a race filled with wrecks and spins, Bryan “Boris” Cook took the victory in the LeafFilter Replacements Series at virtual Talladega Superspeedway Tuesday night (April 21). Cook had the help of Parker Kligerman behind him in a green-white-checkered finish to win his first race in the Series. “I’m just so excited, these guys are …

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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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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Sports Changes Focus at Richmond, All But Ignores Kyle Larson

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Welcome back. This week once again saw a decent amount of shenanigans on track. Of course, compared to what Kyle Larson did, that’s not very high on the scale. One final aside in regards to Larson. About 30 minutes after I submitted last week’s edition of Couch Potato Tuesday, my mom came to me and …

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