As eSports grows across the globe, the gaming evolution continues at Richmond Raceway. Our engagement spans across multiple platforms, and is constantly evolving to interact with as many gamers as possible. Richmond Raceway eSports Fueled by Sunoco will have a presence on iRacing.
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The eNASCAR iRacing World Championship Series (NiWCS) showcases 40 of the world’s best sim racers with all drivers competing for professional teams. New teams Denny Hamlin Racing, Kyle Larson Racing eSports, and William Byron eSports join existing eNASCAR teams Joe Gibbs Racing, JR Motorsports, Wood Brothers Racing, Stewart-Haas eSports, and more to field cars in the series. NiWCS is NASCAR’s only officially sanctioned eSports racing series, and will be celebrating its 11th season in 2020.
Richmond Raceway eSports Fueled by Sunoco signed Zack Novak and re-signed Jimmy Mullis to compete in the 2020 eNASCAR iRacing World Championship Series. Novak, winner of the 2019 NiWCS, and Mullis, fifth place in the 2019 NiWCS, will be driving the iconic No. 46 and No. 90 Toyota Camrys for Richmond Raceway eSports Fueled by Sunoco.
Novak joins Richmond Raceway eSports Fueled by Sunoco after winning the 2019 NiWCS championship competing for Roush Fenway Racing eSports. In three seasons competing in the NiWCS, Novak has six wins and 17 top 5’s with 816 laps led. Novak also won the 2018 eNASCAR Ignite Series for racers 17 & under.
Novak will drive the No. 90 Sunoco/Sim Seats Toyota Camry in honor of Richmond native and long-time NASCAR team owner, Junie Donlavey. The No. 90 team led by Donlavey represented NASCAR in the 1976 24 Hours of Le Mans and won its only Cup victory with Jody Ridley at Dover International Speedway in 1981. In 2019, Malik Ray drove the No. 90 Sunoco/Sim Seats Toyota Camry for Richmond Raceway eSports Fueled by Sunoco.
Mullis returns for his third year with Richmond Raceway eSports Fueled by Sunoco. In three seasons competing in the NiWCS, Mullis has two wins, ten top 5’s, and 24 top 10’s with 115 laps led. He finished fifth in 2019, 11th in 2018, and 18th in 2017. This will be Mullis’s seventh year participating in sim racing.
Mullis will continue to drive the No. 46 Toyota Camry, which is symbolic of the year Richmond Raceway was founded and held its first race in 1946.
More details on the 2020 NiWCS, including the championship schedule and how to watch, will be revealed in the coming weeks. For more information on iRacing, visit iracing.com.