All News: William Byron


Timmy Hill Wins eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 125

March 29th, 2020 by

Timmy Hill bumped polesitter William Byron out of the top spot in the closing laps, and held off the field in overtime, to score the win in Sunday’s eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 125 from Texas Motor Speedway. Hill held off Ryan Preece in a near-photo finish at the end of the … Read the Rest »

Race Preview: The Replacements Series at Kansas

March 24th, 2020 by

As real-world motorsport pauses in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, iRacing will preview and recap a series of events featuring real-world drivers competing on iRacing, with event links, entry lists, and more as they are made available. Date: Tuesday, March 24 Time: 9PM ET/6PM PT Car/Track: NASCAR Cup Series at Kansas Speedway Stream: Podium … Read the Rest »

Denny Hamlin Edges Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Inaugural eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series Race from Homestead

March 22nd, 2020 by

Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin surged in the closing laps to defeat Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Sunday’s eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series Dixie Vodka 150 from Homestead-Miami Speedway. Broadcast live on FS1, the first event to showcase real-world NASCAR drivers on iRacing saw 35 of the world’s best drivers take on 100 challenging laps of … Read the Rest »

Race Preview: Replacements 100

March 15th, 2020 by

As real-world motorsport pauses in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, iRacing will preview and recap a series of events featuring real-world drivers competing on iRacing, with event links, entry lists, and more as they are made available. Date: Sunday, March 15 Time: 3PM ET/12PM PT Car/Track: NASCAR Cup Series at Atlanta Motor Speedway (100 … Read the Rest »

2020 eNASCAR iRacing World Championship Series Teams Revealed

December 19th, 2019 by

The eNASCAR iRacing World Championship Series will see a full grid of teams for the 2020 season, as 20 teams will be on the line when the green flag drops for the season opener at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 11. A majority of last year’s teams will return, with legendary NASCAR team Stewart-Haas Racing … Read the Rest »

Pluses Aplenty for Majeski at Iowa

July 3rd, 2017 by David Phillips

Ty Majeski’s NASCAR Xfinity Series debut in the American Ethanol 250 at Iowa Speedway produced a lot of pluses and minuses. On the face of it, a race-ending accident on lap 143 of 250 and a resulting 34th place finish were hardly cause for celebration. Look a little deeper though, and Majeski’s first outing in … Read the Rest »

How an 18-Year-Old Became a Racing Prodigy Without Leaving His Bedroom

December 8th, 2016 by Mike Vorkunov

Editor’s Note: The following story first appeared on Vice Sports William Byron’s trailer, docked on this day at the Pocono Raceway, opens into a hallway leading to a back room with a work desk and a mounted television. He is just an hour away from hitting the two-and-a-half-mile track in his No. 9 truck and … Read the Rest »

How a Video Game Developed NASCAR’s Newest Rookie Superstar

August 24th, 2016 by Owen S. Good

Truck series leader William Byron says iRacing proved he was worth the risk Air wrenches chirp through the walls of the high-tech garage as I ask the 18-year-old rookie to confess the dumbest thing he’s ever done on the track. He grins like he’s been caught shooting spitwads. “Oh yeah, well, one time I went … Read the Rest »

From Online to On-Track Competition, Byron Quickly Finds Success

April 13th, 2015 by

Stock car racing first caught William Byron’s attention at age 6 when he was channel surfing on his family’s TV, but it was iRacing on his computer that eventually led him to on-track competition. Today, the 17-year-old Byron is driving for two Mooresville-based teams: HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks in NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series East, … Read the Rest »

Computer Racing Sharpened Teen’s Skills

June 28th, 2013 by

Editor’s note:  The following story appeared in the June 28 issue of The Charlotte Observer: William Byron celebrates after a Legends racing event. Byron partly credits his meteoric rise to the top of his racing division’s standings to computer racing simulations on the iRacing website. A SouthPark teenager may make it in big-time racing one … Read the Rest »