Daytona Road Course Preview Enascar 2020

Wide World of Esports: Daytona Road Course, Heat Pro League championship, and Dale Jr.’s winning again


Practice? Who needs practice?

With NASCAR taking to the Daytona Road Course in the coming weeks – and no practice prior to the green flag – it means it’s time for iRacing to shine, where the track will be updated in the virtual world to help prepare drivers for the real thing.

Heat Pro League: Championship field set after wildcard race

The eNASCAR Heat Pro League drivers had one final shot to lock themselves into the championship race last week, determined by a race at Daytona, where just about anything can happen.

On Xbox, polesitter Justin Brooks of JTG Daugherty Throttlers went to Victory Lane.

Josh Harbin took the PS4 win for Leavine Family Gaming in a wild finish.

The championship field is now set.

Xbox:
Justin Brooks, JTG Daugherty Throttlers
Daniel Buttafuoco, Germain Gaming
Slade Gravitt, Wood Brothers Gaming
Brian Tedeschi, Team Penske Esports

PS4:
Maxwell Castro, Chip Ganassi Gaming
Brandyn Gritton, Stewart-Haas Esports
Josh Parker, Gibbs Gaming
Josh Harbin, Leavine Family Gaming
The championship race takes place on August 19 with a total prize pool of more than $200,000.

Dale Jr.’s winning on iRacing again

Could this be the start of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s return to the Coca-Cola iRacing Series? We sure hope so.

Heat 5 updates released

The NASCAR Heat crew dropped another patch for NASCAR Heat 5, featuring some updates and bug fixes.

And, the new DLC car pack includes plenty of new paint schemes from the real world.

Going fast at Darlington

Up-and-coming racer Rajah Caruth provided some tips for getting around the notoriously tricky Darlington Raceway on iRacing.

Coca-Cola iRacing Series: Kirwan returns to Victory Lane at Michigan

Denny Hamlin Racing became the first team in 2020 to earn victories with both its cars when Casey Kirwan scored his second-career win in the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series Tuesday at Michigan International Speedway.

After a rough start to the season, Kirwan finds himself 32 points out of the playoff picture with five races remaining in the regular season.

The Coca-Cola iRacing Series visits the Daytona Road Course next week for the first time ever.

iRacing paint scheme of the week

Oh, we’ve got all sorts of throwback vibes happening this week. Aly Osman painted a 2014 Jeff Gordon throwback ride, designed on iRacing’s 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. Turns out it translates quite well!

Jeff Gordon 87 Paint Enascar 2020

Video of the week

Is this bad? It seems bad.