The Cup Series isn’t the only NASCAR series starting its playoffs this week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The eNASCAR Heat Pro League got its four-race playoff underway Wednesday with two races on a virtual version of the 1.5-mile track.
Justin Brooks (mrTRACKBAR33) won for JTG Daugherty Racing in the Xbox One race, scoring his third win of the season. Josh Harbin (ThAbEaR_95) won for Leavine Family Racing in the PlayStation 4 race, earning his second win of the season.
You can watch the full races in the video below. The second round of the playoffs will be held Sept. 25 on a virtual Kansas Speedway. The third round is scheduled for Oct. 9 on a virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway. The championship race will be held Oct. 23 on a wild card track.
Stewart-Haas Racing swept both races in the eNASCAR Heat Pro League’s regular-season finale, held Wednesday night on a virtual Daytona International Speedway.
It was the first time one team has swept a round this season.
Josh Shoemaker (SHG Slick 14x) won his second race in a row, winning the XBox One event.
Brandyn Gritton (SHG_HotRod_14p) won for SHR in the PlayStation 4 event, earning his third win of the year.
Below are the final overall point standings – combing both consoles – heading into the four-round playoffs, which begin Sept. 11 on a virtual Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Eliminated from playoff contention are the teams for Richard Childress Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, Richard Petty Motorsports and Chip Ganassi Racing.
You can watch both races in the below video.
The teams of Wood Brothers Racing and Stewart-Haas Racing were the winners of Round 7 in the eNASCAR Heat Pro League Wednesday night in races held on a digital Michigan International Speedway.
Slade Gravitt (Sladeg84) won for Wood Brothers Racing in the PlayStation 4 event, roaring back from an 11th-place start to earn his second win of the season (he previously won at Charlotte).
“Unbelievable, I can’t believe that’s two wins where there’s been a prize on the line,” Gravitt said. “I guess if they keep giving prizes, we’ll keep on winning. … I couldn’t be happier.”
Team Penske Esports’ Pennzoil2 finished second, followed by Joe Gibbs Racing’s Voltage20_.
In the Xbox One event, Josh Shoemaker (SHG Slick 14x) won for Stewart-Haas Racing
Team Penske Esports’ ShellVPower22 finished second, followed by Roush Fenway Racing’s wowTHATSgarbage in third.
Click here to watch highlights of both races.
The next race, the final playoff-qualifying event, will be Wednesday, August 21, at 7:30 p.m. ET at Daytona International Speedway. You can catch the telecast on Twitch, Facebook and NASCARHeat.com.
The teams of Stewart-Haas Racing and GoFas Racing were the winners of round six in the eNASCAR Heat Pro League Wednesday night in races held on a digital Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Brandyn Gritton (SHG_HotRod_14p) won for SHR in the PlayStation 4 race, earning his second win the season.
Matt Heale (GoFasMatt32) won for Go Fas Racing in the Xbox One event, earning his first win of the season.
With two rounds left in the regular season the next event will be held Aug. 7 on a digital Michigan International Speedway.
You can watch both races in the video below.
The eSports teams of JTG Daugherty Racing and Leavine Family Racing were the winners Wednesday night in the fifth round of eNASCAR Heat Pro League.
The races were held on a digital Chicagoland Speedway. Justin Brooks (mrTRACKBAR33) won for JTG Daugherty in the Xbox One race. Josh Harbin (ThAbEaR_95) won for Leavine Family Racing in the Playstation 4 race.
Brooks’ win is his second of the season after he won Round 3 on a digital Bristol Motor Speedway.
There are three rounds left until the playoffs begin. The sixth round will be held July 24 on a digital Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The regular season will be rounded out at Michigan International Speedway (Aug. 7) and Daytona International Speedway (Aug. 24).
Here are the point standings after five rounds:
You can watch the full races in the video below.