Stewart-Haas Racing’s Partnership with Novant Health Takes Flight with Zipline

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 27, 2020) – Working in extreme conditions where the clock is always ticking, Stewart-Haas Racing is well-versed in delivering under the most intense circumstances. The championship-winning NASCAR team has put its experience to good use during the COVID-19 pandemic, partnering with Novant Health to deliver 20 million face masks and produce 120 ICU webcam carts.   Today, its partnership takes flight. Literally.   Novant Health has launched an emergency drone logistics operation for hospital pandemic response through a partnership with Zipline, the world’s only national-scale, on-demand drone logistics service, which…

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Richmond Preview: Harvick and Bowyer Similarly Locked In for Sunday’s Invitational

Details:   • Race:  Toyota Owners 150 (Round 4) • Series:  eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series • Time/Date:  1 p.m. EDT on Sunday, April 19 • Location:  Virtual Richmond Raceway (.75-mile oval) • Distance:  150 laps (112.5 miles)   Where to Watch:   • FOX network • Announcers: Jeff Gordon, Mike Joy and Larry McReynolds, with in-race commentary from Clint Bowyer. • FS1 (DIRECTV Channel 219 and Dish Channel 150) • FOX Sports app • FOX Sports Racing for fans in Canada • Twitch.tv/StewartHaaseSports   DYK?:   • Trivia Question: What are the three most-watched esports events on TV in United States history? Answer: The eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, the…

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Bristol Invitational Advance – Clint Bowyer Simultaneously Simracing and Broadcasting

Details:   • Race:  Food City Showdown (Round 3) • Series:  eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series • Time/Date:  1 p.m. EDT on Sunday, April 5 • Location:  Bristol Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) • Format:  Two 50-lap heat races followed by a 150-lap main event • Note:  Finish of each heat race determines starting order of main event.   Where to Watch:   • FOX network • Announcers: Jeff Gordon, Mike Joy and Larry McReynolds, with in-race commentary from Clint Bowyer. • FS1 (DIRECTV Channel 219 and Dish Channel 150) • FOX Sports Go app • FOX Sports Racing for fans in Canada • Twitch.tv/StewartHaaseSports (Stream begins at 12:30 p.m. EDT)   DYK?:…

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Drivers Justin Bolton and Dylan Duval Ready for First Short Track of 2020 eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Season

Details:   • Event:  eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series (Round 4 of 20) • Time/Date:  9 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 31 (TONIGHT) • Location:  Virtual Bristol Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) • Distance:  250 laps (133.25 miles)   Where to Watch:   • eNASCAR.com/live • Facebook.com/NASCAR • YouTube.com/NASCAR • Twitch.tv/iRacing   Overview:   • This is the first time in 2020 that the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series will compete on a short track. All of the series’ previous races have come at tracks 1.5 miles in length or longer.   • This is the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series’ fourth visit to the virtual Bristol Motor Speedway,…

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Clint Bowyer Finishes 11th in O’Reilly Auto Parts 125; Chase Briscoe Gets Spun in Qualifying Race, Doesn’t Advance to Feature

Details:   • Race:  O’Reilly Auto Parts 125 (Round 2) • Series:  eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series • Date:  Sunday, March 29 • Location:  Virtual Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) • Distance: 125 laps (187.5 miles) • Winner: Timmy Hill of MBM Motorsports • Note:  Race extended five laps past its scheduled 125-lap distance due to a green-white-checkered finish.   Stewart-Haas eSports Results:   • O’Reilly Auto Parts 125 • Clint Bowyer (Started 15th, Finished 11th / Running, completed 130 of 130 laps)   • Qualifying race • Chase Briscoe (Started 7th, Finished 15th / Running, completed 30 of 30 laps)   Clint Bowyer, Driver of the No.…

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View From the Virtual Pit Box – SHR Crew Chiefs Offer Their Take on iRacing

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (March 27, 2020) – “When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” This is an ancient Chinese proverb, and it’s particularly apt when it comes to NASCAR and its embrace of iRacing.

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Clint Bowyer and Chase Briscoe Continue Sim Racing Assimilation

Details:   • Race:  O’Reilly Auto Parts 125 (Round 2) • Series:  eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series • Time/Date:  1 p.m. EDT on Sunday, March 29 • Location:  Virtual Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) • Distance:  125 laps (187.5 miles)   Where to Watch:   • FOX network •  Announcers: Jeff Gordon, Mike Joy and Larry McReynolds, with in-race commentary from Clint Bowyer. • FS1 (DIRECTV Channel 219 and Dish Channel 150) • FOX Sports Go app • FOX Sports Racing for fans in Canada   DYK?:   • Last Sunday’s eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race at the virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway was the single most-watched esports event in…

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Homestead Invitational Advance – Meet The Sims: Clint Bowyer and Chase Briscoe

Details:   • Event:  eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series • Time/Date:  1:30 p.m. EDT on Sunday, March 22 • Location:  Virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway (1.5-mile oval) • Distance:  100 laps (150 miles)   Where to Watch:   • FS1 (DIRECTV Channel 219 and Dish Channel 150) ■  Announcers: Jeff Gordon, Mike Joy and Larry McReynolds, with in-race commentary from Clint Bowyer.   • FOX Sports Go app   Overview:   • The eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series is an exhibition esports series featuring a collection of actual racecar drivers from the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Gander…

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Tony Stewart ‘Free Wheeling’ with Newfound Free Time

With No Races to Run, NASCAR Hall of Famer Goes Retro with 1979 Ford Bronco KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (March 18, 2020) – Born in 1971, Tony Stewart grew up in a robust era of car culture, where manufacturers catered directly to the consumer with unabashedly loud graphics splashed across premium versions of its cars and trucks.

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No. 41 Haas Automation Ford Mustang: Cole Custer Folds of Honor 500 Race Advance

KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (March 11, 2020) – Cole Custer and the No. 41 Haas Automation Ford Mustang team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) will compete at Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday in this season’s second event at an intermediate track. Custer will make his first career NASCAR Cup Series start at the 1.54-mile track in Sunday’s Folds of Honor 500.   Custer heads to Atlanta coming off of his best career Cup Series finish, ninth, earned at Phoenix Raceway. The young driver was also the highest finishing 2020 Rookie of the Year…

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