Here Are The Best (Virtual) Crashes From Wreck-Filled iRacing Talladega


April 26, 2020

If you had any lingering doubts about the realism of iRacing (you shouldn’t have), your questions likely were answered Sunday afternoon.

Real-life races at Talladega Superspeedway often are loaded with massive wrecks that dramatically influence the outcome of the event. And, as it turns out, virtual races at Talladega are no different.

Sunday’s eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series race featured numerous wrecks, two of which collected NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon, who finished 38th in his iRacing debut. The Geico 70 eventually was won in overtime by Alex Bowman, with Corey LaJoie, Ryan Preece, Garrett Smithley and Landon Cassill rounding out the top five.

Here are some of the best wrecks from what was an entertaining day at virtual Talladega:

Despite the tough finish, Gordon more than held his own in the sim racing arena. No word yet on whether he plans to run it back next weekend.

The iRacing Pro Invitational Series will resume next Sunday at a virtual Dover International Speedway.

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