“This is a night I will always remember… I love my community, man. I literally just sat here and cried for two hours. You couldn’t wipe the smile or the tears off of my face.”
“It means a lot, because there was a lot of big names in this event” Malik said. “To say that I was able to come up on top, even with all the yellows, it still means a lot.”
“I was going to be happy with a Top 20 and just not getting wrecked, and I made the right call,” Luza said. “Took two tires early, got up to around 20th, and then we had four tires for the really, really long run. I was just in the right spot at the right time.”
The main event will be carried on eNASCAR.com/live as well as the twitch channel of Podium eSports and Speed51.com starting at 7:00 pm ET on Thursday, April 16th, 2020.
“I cannot believe it,” Botelho said to Podium eSports in the post-race interview. “I was shaking on that last lap. I cannot express my emotions right now. I am so excited and that was a hell of a race. It’s awesome.”
Round three is in the books for the 2020 iRacing Road-To-Pro Series. Homestead-Miami Speedway played host to 19 splits on Tuesday evening, with Jordy Lopez, Jr. once again taking the top honors in the Top split.
“I was really proud of how we kind of did things, and thankful for Nick Ottinger, who kind of helps me on my eSports team (William Byron eSports), and AXALTA for letting us run this cool paint scheme. It looks awesome. Hopefully we can it run it sometime in the real Cup car. I had a lot of fun.”
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Ryan Doucette (7121 iRating, 4th in points) was the big winner, taking the Top split victory on Tuesday night after a two-tire gamble and a handful of good restarts in the closing stages of the event.
Like the previous event, it ended up being led by one guy from flag-to-flag, and this time, it was Berry taking that honor, and taking the virtual trophy.
“But iRacing’s platform, like we really — this is something that really can gain a lot of traction simply because it’s as real as it gets. I’m excited that this was just a first step and hopefully something that builds for years and years to come,” Hamlin said.
Up-and-coming NASCAR star, Ryan Vargas, showed off his “Race Promoter” skills in a time where the real world action sits sidelined due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Graham Bowlin was the victor on Wednesday night after a full three attempts at overtime, and an added 17 laps to the original 100 lap distance.
“100 laps with Cup cars at Iowa Speedway, the race NASCAR fans have always wanted to see,” Alfredo said.
“Had hell passing Bobby (Zalenski),” Luza said. “That was so hard to pass him, especially with him having the fresh air. Once I got by him, the car was absolutely perfect.”
Joshua Williams, the spotter in real life for Team Penske’s No. 12 Ford, driven by Ryan Blaney, took his virtual No. 12 Ford to the front early and often, and went on to win The Replacements 100.