Jenna Fryer

Virtual racing on television places NASCAR, IndyCar ahead in global sports shutdown

Get this: Some 1 million people have tuned in to watch professional racers play a video game on national television.

11 Apr 2020

IndyCar's iRacing virtual event to be televised, two dozen drivers expected to compete

IndyCar's virtual racing will be televised beginning with Saturday's iRacing event, which has been picked up by NBC Sports.

02 Apr 2020

IndyCar goes virtual as it waits to get back on track, first iRacing event to have a 25-car field

IndyCar isn't sure when it can get its cars on track to officially start the season. For now, the series will follow the lead of other racing leagues and go virtual.

27 Mar 2020

Junior Johnson, NASCAR driver hailed as 'The Last American Hero' by Tom Wolfe, dies at 88

Robert Glenn 'Junior' Johnson, the moonshine runner turned NASCAR driver described as 'The Last American Hero' by author Tom Wolfe in a 1965 article, died on Friday. He was 88.

21 Dec 2019