Swindell’s iRacing Victory at Knoxville Brings Cheers to Social Media
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Late Model racers Tweet about trying to chase down winner Corey Gordon

CONCORD, NC — Kevin Swindell passed Kyle Larson and won the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car iRacing Invitational Wednesday night on FOX Sports’ FS1 Network, coming full circle at the track where his career was cut short in 2015.

Corey Gordon dominated the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model iRacing Invitational that completed the doubleheader on FS1, where Johnny Gibson called the action with Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer providing commentary, Bubba Wallace racing the in-studio sim rig and Adam Alexander serving as ringmaster.

But it was Swindell’s win that ignited social media immediately after his spectacular victory donuts…

Then the post-race driver reports rolled in, first it was the drivers in the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series iRacing Invitational …

Then it was time for Corey Gordon to celebrate his first World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model iRacing Invitational in the Drydene #0M car…

Then the fans presented their observations about the night’s action …

Finally, media coverage…

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