Hilarious moments as NASCAR drivers go virtual during Sunday's iRacing Pro InvitationalSporting News — firstname.lastname@example.org (Sporting News)
NASCAR went viral on Sunday for the iRacing Pro Invitational and drivers had a lot of fun with the unique event.
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Clint Bowyer, Denny Hamlin, Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson were just some of the big names who took part in the 100-lap simulation-style esports race on a virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway.
The race featured competitors from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, NASCAR Cup Series and a few NASCAR dignitaries.
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The best part about the whole thing? No one seemed to take it that seriously, which led to some pretty hilarious moments.