With all live sporting events effectively sidelined due to the coronavirus, iRacing has served as NASCAR fans’ only way to get their racing fix.
For those fans, anything on-track — even a virtual one — is enough to get their blood pumping. But even their excitement pales in comparison to the unbridled enthusiasm as the iRacing flagger.
Sunday was the O’Reilly Auto Parts 125, which was the second official eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series event. But what grabbed the attention of some was how remarkably enthusiastic the animated flag waver was when switching to the green flag.
Get a load of this, as well as Roush Fenway Racing’s very good point.
if you love what you do you'll never work a day in your life
— Roush Fenway (@roushfenway) March 29, 2020
Timmy Hill ended up winning the race, which was a wreck-filled run that concluded with a photo finish.