THE LINE BETWEEN WORLDS: David Gravel feels the virtual pressure of iRacing

The pressure was on David Gravel to win the prestigious Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville Raceway last year. He had a Fortune 500 company on his car. Jeff Gordon was watching. Formula 1-star Mark Webber was watching. The entire Sprint Car world was watching. However, that amount of pressure and stress didn’t match the anxiety he … Read more

CHECKERED PAST: World of Outlaws 1980

The year was 1980. Georgia peanut farmer Jimmy Carter was President. The Wall by Pink Floyd ruled the radio. The Empire Strikes Back was box office gold. Pittsburgh and Philadelphia were champions of football and baseball while Philly basketball and hockey topped all but Los Angeles and Long Island. U.S hostages heard the Super Bowl … Read more

A Behind the Scenes Look at NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Taking Laps in iRacing

Max McLaughlin has been racing the virtual Stenhouse Jr./Marshall Racing World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car during iRacing events the past few weeks. McLaughlin finished fifth during last Wednesday’s World of Outlaws iRacing event on Fox Sports’ FS1 Network, where he’ll return this Wednesday at 8 pm Eastern for a run at victory … Read more

Excited Fans Overload Social Media with World of Outlaws on FS1

CONCORD, NC — The World of Outlaws iRacing Invitational on Wednesday night was a huge hit on Fox Sports 1 (FS1). With an all-star announcing crew of Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer providing commentary, the World of Outlaws own Johnny Gibson calling the action and host Adam Alexander keeping it altogether, Christopher Bell won the … Read more

THE ROAD MORE TRAVELED: Sheppard’s Path to Championship Rests Deep in Illinois

Last year, 27-year-old Brandon Sheppard and the Rocket1 Racing team put together one of the most dominant seasons in Dirt Late Model racing history. This Friday, he will join a roundtable of guests in watching DIRTVision’s presentation of the 2019 Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury Speedway – a race nobody will soon forget, where Sheppard … Read more

Checkered Past: Racing Is Resilient

The World of Outlaws has paused many times. It has been rained out from Florida to Seattle and hammered by hurricanes in Houston and Santa Cruz. It was too windy in Oklahoma City, too rough to race in Nevada and New Mexico, and Michigan was too full of stones. Outlaw competition director for 12 years, … Read more

MAKING THE CALL: World of Outlaws Series Director Recounts the Day Racing Stopped

World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Director Carlton Reimers woke up on Friday, March 13, anticipating to race. He, the World of Outlaws officiating crew and the drivers were all anxious to go racing at Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige, TX after a rare three-week break in the most grueling coast-to-coast 80+ … Read more

iRacing World of Outlaws NOS Energy Sprint Car World Championship Returns for 2020

The iRacing World of Outlaws NOS Energy Sprint Car World Championship returns on Monday for its third season, with an incredibly talented lineup of 35 drivers set to go for the start of the championship. Led by defending series champion Alex Bergeron, the 2020 campaign kicks off on Monday at Volusia Speedway Park and runs … Read more

Checkered Past: Lone Star Lullaby

There are 47 of these United States in our Lower 48. Then there’s Texas. It has its own language, attitude and longest stretch: 825 miles from the Rio Grande to Sabine Rivers. In between is everything from desert reeking of petroleum to pristine beach at South Padre Island. No state has more cattle, horses, sheep, … Read more