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Wide World April16 V2

Wide World of Esports: Richmond Raceway Perks, PEAK iRacing Series Twitter Shade, and a Labonte Throwback

Keeping the Rust Off

The Three Cs — Christopher, Corey, and Chase — spent a little bit of time on the sim this past week in preparation of their respective races.

Although, Kaz Grala, on the other hand, may have struggled just a bit.

Perks of Racing for Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway Esports drivers Malik Ray and Jimmy Mullis (as well as Roush Fenway Racing’s Zack Novak) hung out at their team’s namesake’s track during the NASCAR race weekend. It certainly seemed like an eventful weekend and an unforgettable experience.

Luza Wins PEAK iRacing Series at Richmond

FlipSid3 Tactics driver Ryan Luza scored his second consecutive victory and third of 2019’s five races at Richmond Raceway Tuesday in the eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series.

Blake Reynolds, driving for Team Dillon Esports, finished second — his career-best finish since joining the series in 2017.

G2 Esports’ Keegan Leahy faded to third place in the closing laps after leading 60 circuits, but continues his impressive streak of five consecutive top-five finishes to start the season.

With 10 cautions, the race offered no shortage of action — on and off the track.

NASCAR analyst and PEAK iRacing Series team owner Steve Letarte made an appearance during Tuesday night’s race broadcast, too.

 

NASCAR Heat World Challenge World Finals Set

The final week of the NASCAR Heat World Challenge qualifiers has concluded, meaning the 20 World Finals drivers will be finalized soon.

For the past four weeks, NASCAR Heat 3 racers have competed to set fast laps in four different race vehicles and tracks, working to earn their place in the May 5 World Finals event and earn some sweet prizes.

Updates on NASCARHeat.com

Paint Scheme of the Week

Sure, it’s a little early for throwback season, but Corey H.’s 1991 Terry Labonte Sunoco Chevrolet updated to modern times for iRacing looks too sharp to ignore.

Paint Scheme Of The Week Apr 16

Speaking of paint schemes, last week we highlighted the presence of Leavine Family Racing’s eNASCAR Heat Pro League drivers on the quarter panels of Matt DiBenedetto’s Toyota at Bristol Motor Speedway — here’s what DiBurrito had to say:

Esports Stands for…

This week, we’ll leave you with a bit of knowledge … sort of.