NASCAR is replacing canceled races with esports amid Coronavirus fear

With seasons postponed NASCAR Indy Car drivers are signing digital autographs for fans

With seasons postponed NASCAR Indy Car drivers are signing digital autographs for fans

If you're not familiar with iRacing, and most sports fans likely aren't, it may seem a bit ridiculous that Fox is actually broadcasting a video game. iRacing, however, is far beyond any other sports simulation on the market in terms of realism, and several professional drivers in various NASCAR series originally learned how to race using the game. No races to call, no live sporting events to broadcast.

The 24-year-old American has enjoyed great success at the real-life Homestead-Miami track in recent years, having won the last two Xfinity Series races to be held there. "Our long-time partners at iRacing offer an incredible product, and we are excited to see how many of our best drivers will stack up in the virtual domain of competitive racing".

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Already in its 11th season, NASCAR and iRacing have an unprecedented history as the longest-running officially sanctioned esports racing series, the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series. "Our longtime partners on iRacing deliver a truly unbelievable product, and we are excited to see how many of our top drivers will participate in the virtual world of competitive racing", said Dalam Busch, Denny Hamlin, Clint Bowyer, Kyle Larson and Christopher Bell.

The multi-week series will kick off on March 22, with a virtual race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. "We value our relationships across the NASCAR community and appreciate all of the effort that it took in bringing this project to life". A smooth race could do much to inform people about virtual motorsports, even if only a fraction of viewers keep watching once conventional NASCAR returns.

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People who have experienced or are experiencing symptoms should call the Berrien County Health Department hotline at 800-815-5485. As the pandemic continues, the Journal-World will be making coverage of COVID-19 available outside of the paywall on LJWorld.com.


With Jeff Gordon, Mike Joy and Larry McReynolds in the broadcast booth, Clint Bowyer will serve as the in-car analyst, competing in an iRacing simulator in the FOX NASCAR Charlotte studio. The Pro Invite exhibition series featuring NASCAR drivers is planned to continue weekly but no official TV deal is in place.

With no racing until at least May, what can racing fans watch??

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