NASCAR confirmed that the eNASCAR Pro Invitational iRacing Series will not race Easter Sunday, taking the weekend off. The series is scheduled to resume April 19 at a virtual Richmond Raceway.
NASCAR also confirmed there will be no Saturday event for Xfinity, Gander RV & Outdoors Truck and regional series drivers as was done last weekend at a virtual Bristol Motor Speedway.
Last weekend’s Pro Invitational Series race at a virtual Bristol drew 1,179,000 viewers on Fox and FS1. The previous weekend’s race at a digital Texas drew 1,339,000 viewers, a record for an eSports event on TV. The first Pro Invitational Series race, which was from a virtual Homestead, drew 903,000 viewers.
The third NASCAR iRacing event averaged 1,179,000 viewers across FOX and FS1, ranking as the 2nd most-watched sports telecast of the weekend and No. 1 in sports among Adults 18-49. @NASCARONFOX #nascar
— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) April 7, 2020