Duval and Bolton Score Best Finishes Thus Far in 2020 eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Season

Event:  eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series (Round 3 of 20)

Date:  Tuesday, March 17

Location:  Virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway (1.5-mile oval)

Distance:  134 laps (201 miles)

Winner:  Ryan Luza of Williams eSports

 

Stewart-Haas eSports Results:       

●  Dylan Duval (Started 24th, Finished 15th / Running, completed 134 of 134 laps)

●  Justin Bolton (Started 14th, Finished 17th / Running, completed 134 of 134 laps)

 

Notes:

●  Duval’s 15th-place drive was his best result of the season. His previous best was 31st, earned Feb. 25 at the virtual Auto Club Speedway.

●  Bolton’s 17th-place effort was also his best finish of the season. His previous best was 24th, earned at Auto Club Speedway.

 

Dylan Duval, driver of the No. 41 Mobil 1/Haas Automation Ford Mustang:

“We had a really good Mobil 1/Haas Automation Ford Mustang tonight. Unfortunately, I didn’t qualify the best. Thankfully, my spotter/crew chief Nick Neben called a very aggressive race. We were able to leapfrog through the field and ended up 15th after struggling on the old left-side tires. Overall, a great rebound for us tonight. Looking forward to Bristol in a couple of weeks.”

 

Justin Bolton, driver of the No. 10 Smithfield Ford Mustang:            

“Drove up to seventh and did what we could in dirty air. Got damage on a restart and couldn’t come close after that. Same story as California (Auto Club Speedway). The Smithfield Ford Mustang was really good, we just got hit in the side on a restart and it ruined our race – couldn’t keep up down the straights at that point. I tried running the top to mediate the problem, but we just couldn’t get the speed we had the first run and got passed by all the cars we passed to start. Thanks for everyone for tuning in, though. Can’t wait to move on from this and get to Bristol.”

 

Next Up & Where to Watch:

The next event on the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series schedule is Tuesday, March 31 at the virtual Bristol Motor Speedway. The race starts at 9 p.m. EDT with live coverage via…

●  eNASCAR.com/live

●  Facebook.com/NASCAR

●  YouTube.com/NASCAR

●  Twitch.tv/iRacing

 

About Stewart-Haas eSports:

NASCAR is the ultimate test of driver acumen and mechanical know-how, where teams scrutinize every detail in a never-ending quest for speed. Stewart-Haas Racing has thrived in this environment, winning races and championships to firmly establish its presence in NASCAR. Stewart-Haas eSports emulates these efforts in the virtual world, where sim technology provides a visceral experience that amplifies the grit and determination of NASCAR drivers in the real world. Stewart-Haas eSports is a natural extension of Stewart-Haas Racing, where competition and simulation are one. For more information, please visit us online at www.StewartHaasRacing.com and follow on Twitter @SHR_eSports.

 

About Stewart-Haas Racing:

Stewart-Haas Racing is the title-winning NASCAR team co-owned by three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart and Gene Haas, founder of Haas Automation – the largest CNC machine tool builder in North America. The Kannapolis, North Carolina-based organization has won two NASCAR Cup Series titles, one NASCAR Xfinity Series championship and more than 70 NASCAR races, including such crown-jewel events as the Daytona 500, Brickyard 400 and Southern 500. For more information, please visit us online at www.StewartHaasRacing.com, on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/StewartHaasRacing, on Twitter @StewartHaasRcng and on Instagram @StewartHaasRacing.

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