Behind the Scenes of iRacing on FOX

The world continues to sit still, but images of dueling race car drivers have not. A source of comfort and familiarity during the coronavirus shutdown travels by wire and satellite. It’s a signal that originates from the homes of several race car drivers you know, before passing through the offices

Join NASCAR driver Corey LaJoie as he hosts our “NASCAR ALL IN: Battle for Daytona” watch party

If you haven’t seen the MotorTrend original streaming series, “NASCAR ALL IN: Battle for Dayton”, and taken a revelatory inside look behind the scenes of professional stock car racing, now is the perfect opportunity. Not only do plenty of us have extra time at home on our hands right now,

NASCAR delays launch of Next Gen car to 2022

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, NASCAR has postponed the debut of the Next Gen Car from 2021 to 2022. The car, which was set to replace the current Gen-6 design, was set to make its first appearance in the 2021 Daytona 500. The pandemic brought on by the novel

Nielsen Ratings Strong for NASCAR iRacing Event, but Will the Fans Return for Week 2?

Numbers don’t lie. People will watch NASCAR drivers play video games. In an effort to fill the NASCAR Cup Series time slot on FS1 this past Sunday, the Fox Sports network and the racing series replaced the real race—one previously postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic—to an esports race from virtual

FOX Sports to Televise Remaining eNASCAR iRacing Events

The inaugural eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race on FOX Sports was a success on Sunday, and it is set to be the new normal until the threat of the novel coronavirus has passed. NASCAR, iRacing and FOX Sports revealed on Tuesday that all subsequent Pro Invitational Series races will

Behold the Newest 2020 Ford Mustang Race Car, Built for NASCAR's Xfinity Series

A fixture of NASCAR’s second division since 2011, the Ford Mustang body has remained competitive in the XfinitySseries throughout the 2010s. Claiming wins in six of the last 10 Xfinity races, versus two apiece for Chevrolet and Toyota, the Mustang body and its drivers remain a force to be reckoned

‘I Could Beat Any of the Cup Guys’: Professional iRacers on NASCAR’s Takeover

NASCAR went virtual last week with iRacing’s Replacements 100 on Twitch and will be going digital again this weekend, but with a broadcast partner. Yes, this weekend’s NASCAR race will be played on iRacing and brought to your TV in real time on FS1. It’s a crazy world—crazier these last

How a Book about Racetracks Helped Take iRacing to the Next Level

With NASCAR, IMSA and other racing series moving to virtual racing during the coronavirus threat, it’s interesting to note where this vision of video racing on such a large, and more important, realistic scale, began. Well, a lot of it goes back to the old school and a book co-written

Ryan Newman Reveals Bruised Brain in First Interview Since Daytona Crash

In his first extensive interview since the Daytona 500, Ryan Newman appeared on the “Today Show” on Wednesday and revealed that he suffered a bruised brain and was knocked unconscious during the terrifying last lap incident that has kept him out of competition. “Still humbling to watch it (the crash)