USAC will be hosting a four-event virtual racing series, the 2020 AMSOIL USAC iRacing Challenge presented by NOS Energy Drink, the sanctioning body announced. The series will feature the stars of USAC Racing competing against one another on the motorsports simulator beginning with weekly racing action each Thursday night throughout the month of April. The events will be streamed live on FloRacing at 9 p.m. EDT.
The USAC iRacing Challenge will consist of a total of five races through four events, including two USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship and three USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship events:
April 2: Kokomo Speedway (Midgets)
April 9: Knoxville Raceway (Sprints)
April 16: Williams Grove Speedway (Sprints)
April 23: Eldora Speedway (Sprints & Midgets)
The event purse will feature a $500 winner’s share, $300 for second and $100 for third thanks to series sponsors TOPP Motorsports, Hayward Motorsports, Petry Motorsports and Baldwin Brothers Racing.
Among the USAC top drivers entered for the events are six USAC National champions: Christopher Bell, Tyler Courtney, Logan Seavey, Chris Windom, Tanner Thorson and Spencer Bayston, plus some of the winningest drivers over the past few years in USAC National racing, including Kevin Thomas Jr., Justin Grant, Zeb Wise, Jason McDougal and Cannon McIntosh.