Watch the thrilling battle for the win at Bristol Motor Speedway with real world racing drivers (Full Race Video)
Tonight, eNASCAR Saturday Night Thunder makes it’s iRacing debut. It’s ARCA style cars at the virtual Bristol Motor Speedway featuring real-world racing stars.
Watch the Bristol Saturday Night Thunder video below.
This is a spin-off of the Pro Invitational. Now, only Cup Series drivers are allowed into the Invitational. This is the race for all the other NASCAR drivers.
This Saturday Night Thunder event features drivers from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Truck Series and other NASCAR sanctioned drivers are allowed into tonight’s show.
Three heat races and two B Mains set the starting lineup for tonight’s main event. Drivers will be allowed one quick repair in this feature race.
Blake Koch and Kyle Weatherman set the front row. 150 laps of stock car racing are up next…
Bristol Feature – Report
Staurday Night Thunder
Green flag, Blake Koch is clear by a car length into turn one. Spin behind him, no yellow.
Lap 15, Koch leads with Weatherman on his bumper. They two run bumper to bumper around the top of the track. Weatherman is trying to rotate the center early and get a drive under the leader off the corner.
Lap 22, Weatherman looks to the inside as they work lap traffic. Alex Labbe rolls the top and gets to the right rear of Weatherman in the process. Weatherman falls to 3rd.
Lap 26, Ruben Garcia is around and the caution is out. As Garcia pulls off the outside wall, he strikes Jeb Burton.
Most of the field heads for the pit lane. Koch and Weatherman both stay out, they’re sitting ducks.
Green, Seavey is sent toward the apron into turn one after contact at the start finish line. As he comes back up the banking, several cars fight for space. 10+ cars tangle and go around, the caution is out.
Green, Koch leads into turn one. Chase Cabre works the bottom lane with fresh tires, he takes 2nd away.
Lap 40, more spin and the caution is out.
Green, Cabre is all over the bumper of Koch for the race lead. Koch is holding off the field on old tires.
Lap 51, Chandler Smith turns Myatt Snider at the center of the corner. They both spin and multiple cars are collected.
Green, Koch leads Cabre.
Lap 60, Cabre looks to the inside of Koch for the lead but he can’t get the drive off the bottom. Alex Labbe fills the high side and gets to his right rear, Labbe moves to 2nd around the top.
Lap 66, the caution is out as several cars tangle on the front stretch. Myatt Snider was turned by Rubin Garcia.
Blake Koch pits from the race lead. Many others stay out. We have two different pit cycles going on. Labbe and Cabre stay out.
Green, Labbe is clear into turn one.
Lap 74, the caution is out.
Green, Labbe leads into turn one. Cabre has a look on the inside but he can’t complete the pass. Logan Seavey has climbed back into the top five following his reset.
Lap 84, Koch runs three wide through lap traffic. Kyle Weatherman is in the outside wall. Grala tags the wall ahead of them and he plugs the race track. Koch, Weatherman and more are collected.
Cabre fakes a move to the pit lane. Labbe takes the bait and pits from the race lead.
Green, Cabre leads by 3 car lengths into turn one.
Lap 92, Burton is turned by Huffman and the caution is out.
Green, Cabre leads Majeski. Majeski gets loose off turn two and makes moderate contact with the outside wall. Myatt Snider moves to 2nd.
Lap 101, Snider pulls low and gives Majeski 2nd. Majeski drives away from him in a hurry.
Lap 106, multiple cars stack up behind Snider. Koch and others are involved.
Green, Cabre leads.
Lap 128, Logan Seavey runs wide in turn four but he does that to build momentum off turn four. Seavey drives it deep to the bottom in turn one on Majeski for 2nd. Seavey nearly clears him but he leaves the lane open on the top. Majeski tries to pinch him down but he gets into his right rear. Majeski shoots himself into the outside wall. Seavey to 2nd!
Lap 129, Cabre leads Seavey by 1.1 seconds.
Lap 137, Seavey is on the back bumper of Cabre for the race lead. Cabra pushes off turn four and Seavey has a look on the bottom. Seavey drives it deep on the bottom into turn one.
Cabre crosses back under him and tries to return the crossover but he can’t get the drive off the bottom. Seavey holds the race lead.
Logan Seavey drives away to take the race win at Bristol Motor Speedway!
iRacing eNASCAR Results
Saturday Night Thunder
Bristol Motor Speedway
April 4, 2020
View full results from eNASCAR Saturday Night Thunder below.
Qualifying (2 Laps): 1. Blake Koch (14.974); 2. Kyle Weatherman (14.981); 3. Anthony Alfredo (14.998);
Heat 1 (20 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Blake Koch; 2. Logan Seavey; 3. Chase Cabre; 4. Kaz Grala; 5. Derek Kraus; 6. Landon Huffman; 7. Ryan Truex; 8. Christian Eckes; 9. Joey Gase; 10. Tyler Ankrum; 11. JJ Yeley; 12. Stewart Friesen; 13. Trevor Bayne;
Heat 2 (20 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Kyle Weatherman; 2. Alex Labbe; 3. Joshua Bilicki; 4. Jesse Iwuji; 5. Bayley Currey; 6. Brandon L Brown; 7. Spencer Boyd; 8. Ryan Ellis; 9. Chandler Smith; 10. Brennan Poole; 11. Sam Mayer; 12. Michael Annett; 13. Jeb Burton;
Heat 3 (20 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Anthony Alfredo; 2. Will Rodgers; 3. Justin Allgaier; 4. Ty Majeski; 5. Matthew R Mills; 6. Scott Stenzel; 7. Stephen Leicht; 8. Ruben Garcia; 9. Joseph Graf; 10. Justin Haley; 11. Myatt Snider; 12. Harrison Burton;
B Main 1 (20 Laps – Top 6 Advance): 1. Derek Kraus; 2. Ryan Truex; 3. Brandon L Brown; 4. Joey Gase; 5. Jeb Burton; 6. Myatt Snider; 7. JJ Yeley; 8. Stephen Leicht; 9. Joseph Graf; 10. Matthew Mills; 11. Ryan Ellis; 12. Sam Mayer;
B Main 2 (20 Laps – Top 6 Advance): 1.Landon Huffman; 2. Ruben Garcia; 3. Justin Haley; 4. Harrison Burton; 5. Stewart Friesen; 6. Chandler Smith; 7. Spencer Boyd; 8. Bayley Currey; 9. Christian Eckes; 10. Scott Stenzel; 11. Tyler Ankrum; 12. Michael Annett; 13. Trevor Bayne;
Saturday Night Thunder
Bristol Motor Speedway
April 4, 2020
Pos | Driver
1. Logan Seavey
2. Chase Cabre
3. Alex Labbe
4. Anthony Alfredo
5. Kyle Weatherman
6. Ty Majeski
7. Justin Allgaier
8. Blake Koch
9. Joey Gase
10. Jeb Burton
11. Justin Haley
12. Stewart Friesen
13. Landon Huffman
14. Myatt Snider
15. Jesse Iwuji
16. Will Rodgers
17. Kaz Grala
18. Brandon Brown
19. Chandler Smith
20. Joshua Bilicki
21. Ryan Truex
22. Derek Kraus
23. Ruben Garcia
24. Harrison Burton