The eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, a Cup Series driver-highlighted sim racing production, has been stopped for the rest of 2021. Five races were run during the first half of the period under Fox Sports broadcast, however the league was not gotten as NBC took over coverage.
The PIS was formed during in spring 2020 as the racing world was sidelined by the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlighting Cup drivers and other real-life competitors on iRacing, the PIS proved to be a hit as it provided fans with a feeling of regularity even in troublesome times. For 2021, Fox circulated five races that occurred in the weeks paving the way to races at significant events like Talladega and Darlington, new tracks to the genuine schedule like Bristol Dirt and Circuit of the Americas, and an anecdotal road circuit in Chicago. The Darlington race likewise denoted the sim hustling début of the 2022-bound Next Gen vehicle, which had been uncovered before in the day.
In spite of the fact that NBC Sports was at first expected to proceed with the series after accepting transmission obligations for the subsequent a large portion of, a timetable for the organization was rarely given. On Friday, NASCAR affirmed the series would not return for the remainder of the year. Such a choice was prodded as evaluations and interest declined because of the world resuming. By and by, NASCAR has not precluded the chance of restoring the PIS for extraordinary events.
While a proper title was rarely kept, James Davison would have numerically won the 2021 title in the event that one existed. Davison was the lone driver to have various successes with triumphs at COTA and Chicago. William Byron, Brad Keselowski, and Erik Jones separately succeeded at Bristol, Talladega, and Darlington; Keselowski would likewise win the genuine Talladega occasion.