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Full schedule for NASCAR iRacing with professional

The Covid-19 pandemic has suspended the NASCAR season, but there is an alternative picking up steam. We break down the upcoming iRacing schedule.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. crosses the finish line to win the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

The NASCAR season remains on hold amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, but stock car racing circuit has found a new way to engage fans and keep its drivers active. NASCAR has an iRacing league as their version of esports, and they are having their professional drivers square off each week while real races remain postponed.

The cool thing about iRacing is that it’s quite similar to the real thing. While NBA 2K20 or MLB: The Show are drastically different viewing experiences, iRacing does a solid job mimicking the real thing. A more realistic experience is why this is gaining some steam among viewers. FOX and FS1 have been airing races and have done decent ratings with them.

The circuit has scheduled races for the next three weeks, on April 19th at Richmond, April 26th at Talladega, and May 3rd at Dover. The next scheduled real race is at Martinsville Speedway on May 9th. That could change, and if it does, we’ll likely see the race added to the iRacing circuit. Below is the full schedule and recent results.

Upcoming schedule

April 19: NASCAR iRacing at Richmond Raceway
Start Time: TBD
TV: FOX, FS1
Streaming: Fox Sports App

April 26: NASCAR iRacing at Talladega Superspeedway
Start Time: TBD
TV: FOX, FS1
Streaming: Fox Sports App

May 3: NASCAR iRacing at Dover International Speedway
Start Time: TBD
TV: FOX, FS1
Streaming: Fox Sports App

Completed races

Food City Showdown at Bristol Motor Speedway
Winner: William Byron

O’Reilly Auto Parts 125 at Texas Motor Speedway
Winner: Timmy Hill

Dixie Vodka 150 at Homestead-Miami Speedway
Winner: Denny Hamlin