eNASCAR Pro Invitational results from Bristol Motor Speedway
Today, the NASCAR iRacing Series returns. Real-world NASCAR Cup Series drivers are set to take to the virtual Bristol Motor Speedway.
Watch the iRacing NASCAR race from Bristol Motor Speedway below.
31 real-world NASCAR Cup Series are set for battle in the Last Great Coliseum. William Byron took the win in the first heat race.
John Hunter Nemechek took the win in heat two. Byron and Nemechek now set the front row for the main event. 150 laps of NASCAR racing are up next…
Food City Showdown
Green flag, Byron gets the jump.
Lap 2, Preece tags the outside wall, he comes down the track and tags Kyle Busch. Several spin and the caution is out.
Green, Byron leads Nemechek.
Lap 11, Clint Bowyer is stopped against the outside wall after contact with Bubba Wallace. Wallace worked to his right rear and Bowyer tried to clear himself, not clear. Bowyer then retaliated and spun himself in the process.
Green, Byron leads Nemechek and Bell.
Lap 18, the caution is back out. Johnson tried to clear himself off the corner on Kurt Busch, not clear. Johnson spins off the nose of Busch and several are collected.
Green, Byron leads.
Lap 32, Ty Dillon bounces off the outside wall and collects Chase Elliott. Several cars come into the scene are collected.
Green, Byron leads. Bell tries the bottom on Nemechek for 2nd but Bell can’t complete the pass.
Lap 43, Kyle Larson pinches Timmy Hill off the corner. They make contact and Larson is around.
Green, Byron leads. He’s led every lap so far.
Lap 51, Alex Bowman tries to clear himself on Parker Kligerman, not clear. Bowman is around in front of the field and the caution is out.
Green, Byron leads. The leaders have yet to pit.
Lap 71, Larson retaliates on Daniel Suarez. They spin and Larson tags him again under yellow. Suarez then spin him back, again under yellow.
Penalty: Daniel Suarez and Kyle Larson have been parked by officials for the remainder of the event.
The leaders head for the pit lane. Byron will restart in 9th. Cassill leads them to the green.
Green, Cassill leads. Chris Buescher works to his outside off turn two. They run side by side for the race lead.
Cassill spins and the caution is out!
Single file restarts declared
Green, Buescher leads Matt DiBenedetto on the single file restart. Byron is up to 5th, he has the freshest tires in the top 5.
56 to go, Byron is working the bottom lane. He clears Smithley for 4th and Bowman for 3rd. Byron isn’t done, he drives to the door of DiBenedetto and clear. Byron to third. He did all that on the bottom, it’s near impossible to pass down there.
51 to go, Ryan Preece gets into the left rear of Kyle Busch and turns him off turn four. There was some netcode there. The caution is out.
Green, Buescher leads. Byron dives to the inside in turn three. Byron hangs there into turn one. He finally completes the pass off turn four. Byron drives it back to the front.
37 to go
37 to go, Smithley bounces off the wall and collects Nemechek. Several cars are collected. The caution is out.
Green, Byron is clear by 10 car lengths into turn one. Stenhouse spins the tires and Nemechek works inside of him to take 2nd.
Keselowski spins and comes to a stop against the outside wall. Buescher slams him. He collects several more and the caution is out.
Green, Byron leads. The battled is for 2nd. Timmy Hill is all over the bumper of Nemechek.
9 to go, the caution is out. Kyle Busch and Ryan Preece fight for space. Preece bounces off the wall and clips Busch on his way back down.
Green, Byron is clear by 5 car lengths into turn one.
William Byron takes the win at Bristol Motor Speedway! They run three wide for 2nd at the line.
NASCAR iRacing Results
eNASCAR Pro Invitational
Bristol Motor Speedway
April 5, 2020
View full results from eNASCAR Bristol race below.
1. William Byron (14.651); 2. John Hunter Nemechek (14.758); 3. Dale Earnhardt Jr (14.768); 4. Landon Cassill (14.790); 5. Alex Bowman (14.792); 6. Garrett Smithley (14.793); 7. Christopher Bell (14.796); 8. Ryan Preece (14.799); 9. Parker Kligerman (14.805); 10. Denny Hamlin (14.813); 11. Chase Elliott (14.820); 12. Timmy Hill (14.835); 13. Ryan Blaney (14.836); 14. Kyle Busch (14.849); 15. Michael McDowell (14.862); 16. Bubba Wallace (14.873); 17. Matt DiBenedetto (14.880); 18. Brad Keselowski (14.897); 19. Joey Logano (14.904); 20. Ty Dillon (14.907); 21. Tyler Reddick (14.950); 22. Austin Dillon (14.956); 23. Erik Jones (14.962); 24. Kyle Larson (14.965); 25. Jimmie Johnson (14.975); 26. Chris Buescher (15.001); 27. Daniel Suarez (15.003); 28. Ross Chastain (15.127); 29. Ricky Stenhouse Jr (15.262); 30. Clint Bowyer (16.142); 31. Kurt Busch (No Time); 32. Bobby Labonte (No Time);
Heat 1 (50 Laps – All drivers transfer): 1. William Byron; 2. Christopher Bell; 3. Dale Earnhardt Jr; 4. Alex Bowman; 5. Michael McDowell; 6. Parker Kligerman; 7. Tyler Reddick; 8. Joey Logano; 9. Kurt Busch; 10. Matt DiBenedetto; 11. Ryan Blaney; 12. Daniel Suarez; 13. Jimmie Johnson; 14. Chase Elliott; 15. Ricky Stenhouse Jr; 16. Erik Jones;
Heat 2 (50 Laps – All drivers transfer): 1. John Hunter Nemechek; 2. Ryan Preece; 3. Kyle Busch; 4. Kyle Larson; 5. Timmy Hill; 6. Landon Cassill; 7. Garrett Smithley; 8. Bubba Wallace; 9. Austin Dillon; 10. Ross Chastain; 11. Brad Keselowski; 12. Austin Dillon; 13. Denny Hamlin; 14. Chris Buescher; 15. Bobby Labonte; 16. Clint Bowyer;
1. William Byron (14.771); 2. Dale Earnhardt Jr (14.794); 3. Ryan Preece (14.809); 4. Alex Bowman (14.814); 5. Kyle Busch (14.818);
Feature iRacing Results
Bristol Motor Speedway
April 5, 2020
Pos | Driver
1. William Byron
2. John Hunter Nemechek
3. Timmy Hill
4. Denny Hamlin
5. Matt DiBenedetto
6. Ryan Preece
7. Parker Kligerman
8. Tyler Reddick
9. Garrett Smithley
10. Michael McDowell
11. Clint Bowyer
12. Christopher Bell
13. Bobby LaBonte
14. Alex Bowman
15. Austin Dillon
16. Ross Chastain
17. Joey Logano
18. Kyle Busch
19. Kurt Busch
20. Landon Cassill
21. Jimmie Johnson
22. Dale Earnhardt Jr
23. Chris Buescher
24. Brad Keselowski
25. Ty Dillon
26. Ryan Blaney
27. Daniel Suarez
28. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
29. Chase Elliott
30. Erik Jones
31. Bubba Wallace