RIGHTS ON THE LINE FOR NASCAR HOME TRACKS CHAMPIONS
Media, Fans Invited To
NASCAR Hall of Fame
To Compete In iRacing.com Challenge
Lee Pulliam beat Ryan Preece in an SK Modified at
Stafford? Which multi-time champion is better around
Langley in a stock car: George Brunnhoelzl III or
Dylan Kwasniewski? Would Canadian Scott Steckly beat
Spaniard Ander Vilarino at England’s Brands Hatch?
And what happens when you let fans and media behind
the wheel and into the mix?
Those questions – and bragging rights– will be
determined Wednesday, Dec. 11 as the NASCAR touring
& weekly series’ Champions Week in Charlotte, N.C.,
kicks off with the first NASCAR Home Tracks
Champions Challenge presented by iRacing.com.
The unique event will be held on the iRacing
simulator pods at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
iRacing.com is the world’s premier
motorsports racing simulation which allows drivers,
race fans and gamers alike to hone their skills and
enjoy the thrill of the racetrack from the comfort
of their home.
The event will kick off at 1:30 p.m. with an
autograph session in the Great Hall at the NASCAR
Hall of Fame where the championship trophies and
cars will be on display with the seven NASCAR
touring series champions and the NASCAR Whelen
All-American Series national champion. Fans and
media will be able to sign-up to compete against the
champions, including Tyler Hudson, the recently
iRacing.com Series World champion, in
iRacing races from 2-4 p.m.
The final championship race will begin at 4:15 p.m.
and will feature all nine champions competing
against one another.
Champions at the event will
Dylan Kwasniewski, Las Vegas (NASCAR K&N Pro
Derek Thorn, Bakersfield, Calif. (NASCAR K&N
Pro Series West)
Ryan Preece, Berlin, Conn. (NASCAR Whelen
George Brunnhoelzl III, West Babylon, N.Y.
(NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour)
Ander Vilarino, San Sebastián, Spain (NASCAR
Whelen Euro Series)
Scott Steckly, Milverton, Ont., Canada
(NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1)
Rodrigo Peralta, Querétaro, Mexico (NASCAR
Toyota Mexico Series)
Lee Pulliam, Semora, N.C. (NASCAR Whelen
Tyler Hudson, Houston, Texas (NASCAR
Conveniently located in Uptown Charlotte, N.C., the
150,000-square-foot NASCAR Hall of Fame is an
interactive, entertainment attraction honoring the
history and heritage of NASCAR. The high-tech venue,
designed to educate and entertain race fans and
non-fans alike, is owned by the City of Charlotte,
licensed by NASCAR and operated by the Charlotte
Regional Visitors Authority.
The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards will
take place Friday, Dec. 13. Among those honored will
be the 2013 national champion, as well as track
champions from 55 tracks across the United States
and Canada, state and provincial champions and top
On the following evening, NASCAR’s touring series
champions will be recognized at the traditional
NASCAR Night of Champions Touring Awards. Set for
Saturday, Dec. 14, honorees will include the
champions from the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and
West, NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, NASCAR Whelen
Southern Modified Tour, NASCAR Canadian Tire Series
presented by Mobil 1, Mexico’s NASCAR Toyota Series
and NASCAR Whelen Euro Series.
Both the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards
and the NASCAR Night of Champions Touring Series
Awards will be streamed live on
Source: Jason Christley / NASCAR