March 29 in NASCAR history: Dale Earnhardt snags Darlington win from Bill Elliott

1959: Junior Johnson won a 100-mile race at Wilson (N.C) Speedway. He did it in front an audience who didn’t have a place to sit. According to “NASCAR: The Complete History,” the grandstands caught fire and burned to the ground less than an hour before the race began.

NASCAR’s top 5 moments from Texas Motor Speedway

First, he got in a Kevin Harvick-induced scuffle with Brad Keselowski and their respective crew members on pit road. Then he cursed on live television to show he was really mad with Keselowski for making contact with him on a late-race restart and cutting down a tire while battling at the front.

NASCAR’s Matt DiBenedetto Says He’s Competing in His Underwear for iRacing Contest

Adapting to the digital tracks has been a unique experience for the Cup Series drivers, as well as retired competitors, but they have been expressing their enjoyment on social media. Bowman, in particular, has been having a lot of fun interacting with his fans on social media while eating Uncrustables. Although he has reportedly been […]

NASCAR: Troy Aikman Does His Best Matthew McConaughey Impression While Serving as Grand Marshal for iRacing Series Broadcast

Additionally, NASCAR even had singer Cole Swindell provide some pre-race music to properly fire up the viewers, as well as the drivers. This performance took place away from a stage or a crowd of fans, but the music was still well-received. It also set the stage for Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead to perform […]

Timmy Hill virtual winner of NASCAR’s live iRacing event

Those who tuned in watched a live video game of 35 NASCAR racers competing at an exact replica of Texas Motor Speedway, where the series was scheduled to be Sunday before the coronavirus shutdown. Fox was able to obtain feeds of drivers racing on simulators everywhere from their bedrooms, basements, garages and, in the case […]

Timmy Hill wins eNASCAR Pro Invitational iRacing Series race at Texas

The victory was Hill’s 674th in 1677 career iRacing starts. Hill, who said he spent about four hours a day preparing for Sunday’s race, finished third in last weekend’s race at a virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway. He and Smithley are the only two drivers to score top-five finishes in each of the first two races in […]

Timmy Hill wins virtual Texas NASCAR race

IndyCar made its iRacing debut Saturday in a race entered by 25 drivers and won by Sage Karam. NASCAR seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson was a special guest in the race as he works toward an obvious IndyCar debut. He’d been scheduled to test a car in Alabama next month before the coronavirus shutdown.

Timmy Hill celebrates win but knows payback could be coming

“The car in front has a couple options. You can try to race the guy heads‑up, side‑by‑side, or block all you can. For me, in the time remaining, when William threw a big block to protect his line, I had the option of either get hit from behind, hope I don’t get hit from behind, or give […]

Timmy Hill virtual winner of NASCAR’s live iRacing event

IndyCar made its iRacing debut Saturday in a race entered by 25 drivers and won by Sage Karam. NASCAR seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson was a special guest in the race as he works toward an obvious IndyCar debut. He’d been scheduled to test a car in Alabama next month before the coronavirus shutdown.

Alex Labbe wins eNASCAR Pro Invitational Qualifier

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