By Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service William Byron became the first multi-time winner of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series – holding off Timmy Hill by a mere .256-seconds at the virtual Richmond Raceway Sunday afternoon. It was Byron’s second consecutive win in the series – answering a victory at iRacing’s virtual Bristol Motor Speedway two weeks ago just before the Easter off-week.
Time for drivers to crank up those gaming consoles, the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series is back in action this weekend at virtual Richmond Raceway for the Toyota Owners 150 (Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on FOX, FS1 and the FOX Sports App).
Sunday, April 11, 2015 – On this day in history, Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson started fifth and led 134 laps and beat runner-up Kevin Harvick to the finish by 1.107 seconds in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. It was his fifth of his career seven NASCAR Cup Series wins at Texas. Johnson swept the 2015 season at Texas. Monday, April 11, 1966 – On this day in history, NASCAR Hall of Famer David Pearson battled with driver Tom Pistone in the NASCAR Cup Series race…
Sunday, April 9, 2017 – On this day in history, Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson posted his 81st NASCAR Cup Series career win at Texas Motor Speedway. Johnson started 24th and worked his way to the front. He wasn’t a factor till late in the race when he took the lead from Joey Logano with 17 to go and won. In total Johnson has 83 career NASCAR Cup Series wins, which is tied with NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough for sixth on the all-time wins list.
A week after a late-race bump-and-run pass ended William Byron’s hope of a win in the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, the Hendrick Motorsports driver who cut his teeth in the virtual racing world dominated a crash-filled Food City Showdown at virtual Bristol Motor Speedway.
It was only one week into the popular and highly competitive eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, and Hendrick Motorsports driver Chase Elliott knew he wanted a high-tech, high performance sim racing rig.
By Holly Cain Denny Hamlin edged Dale Earnhardt Jr. in a door-banging final push to the checkered flag in Sunday’s eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series debut event, the Dixie Vodka 150, at iRacing’s virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway.