Motorsports In Lead With Virtual Events

With iRacing races, NASCAR has set a new standard for eSports TV viewers while IndyCar keeps drivers and fans engaged with its own events during the COVID-19 global pandemic.... See More

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With iRacing races, NASCAR has set a new standard for eSports TV viewers while IndyCar keeps drivers and fans engaged with its own events during the COVID-19 global pandemic. NBCSports.com lead motorsports writer Nate Ryan explains how these simulations are closer to the real thing than other major sports and why the races are drawing record ratings.

With iRacing races, NASCAR has set a new standard for eSports TV viewers while IndyCar keeps drivers and fans engaged with its own events during the COVID-19 global pandemic. NBCSports.com lead motorsports writer Nate Ryan explains how these simulations are closer to the real thing than other major sports and why the races are drawing record ratings.

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Stu Hothem

Stu Hothem has covered some of the biggest events in sports across TV, radio and the web. As a researcher with ABC, CBS and ESPN, he worked on the Super Bowl, Olympics, World Cup and X Games. At FOXSports.com, he integrated content and interactive features with FOX Sports broadcast and cable programming. He managed the editorial team at NASCAR.com and also worked in the sanctioning body’s integrated marketing communications department. His professional career began at WFAN, the nation’s first all-sports radio station, following his time at the Rutgers radio station as a play-by-play announcer, talk-show host and general manager.