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NASCAR COVID-19 No Fan Racing At Darlington Raceway And Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR Is Back Despite COVID-19

NASCAR COVID-19 no fan racing begins at the Darlington Raceway on Sunday, May 17 in a made-for-TV National Cup Series Race across Fox Networks, the first of seven races in an 11-day span. Primetime may never be the same for NASCAR and their fans as midweek races are on the schedule in an attempt to return to some kind of societal normalcy through live sports events as the pandemic rolls on worldwide. Coronavirus restrictions are easing across parts of the United States despite the warnings of health experts...

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Woodbine Turf Cup Horse Racing Simulator Tracks Rider Position For Prizes

Toronto Ont.September 11, 2019.Woodbine Racetrack.Ricoh Woodbine Mile Post Position Draw Toronto Raptors Norm Powell.Woodbine/ michael burns photo

The new Woodbine Entertainment animated horse racing simulation is ready for operation at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto at the Ricoh Woodbine Mile this weekend. Fans act as a jockey during the major stakes race simulator developed by Catalyst VR out of Australia and designed as a racing specific activation that brings Canadians closer to racing than ever before at the largest race track in Canada. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Daniel Caufield, Head of Partnerships at Woodbine Entertainment, about the Turf Cup Challenge, the fan engagement experience and data capture opportunities this platform offers...

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NBCSN NASCAR America To Air iRacing eNASCAR Sim Racing On Live TV

NBC Sports, iRacing, NASCAR collaborate for first-ever eNASCAR telecasts

Sim racing by iRacing eNascar will air on NBC Sports Network for the first time on live television. NASCAR America will showcase sim races that are part of a partnership between NBC Sports, NASCAR and iRacing on Thursday’s at 5 PM ET on NBCSN. The best iRacing drivers will participate in a four-race series on TV allowing fans to watch the event in real-time on TVs, connected digital devices and computers. In case you are new to the concept, watching gamers play video games and game simulations is a fast-growing industry, something racing is not at the moment making this business endeavor a good idea in principle to enable established and new fans alike to learn more about the sport...

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Start Your UAV Engines: Getting Started in Drone Racing

DRL is the first professional race series for FPV drone racing.

When affordable drones first became available, it was only a matter of time before people began racing them. The Sports Techie community blog loves this new sport because it is truly the merger of sports and technology with a healthy dose of safe competition. It’s obvious why drone racing is taking the world by storm when the participants are both human pilots and fast flying machines. There is no other outlet so easily available to those who love the adrenaline of competitive racing sports. You always need access to cars, boats or horses.

Drones known as UAVs are the best, in my opinion...

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Spartan Race international obstacle racing series is a life changer

Spartan Race now introduces a level for everyone beginning with the entry level Spartan Sprint

Spartan Race now introduces a level for everyone beginning with the entry level Spartan Sprint

Spartan Race international obstacle racing series is a life changer

Voted the number one obstacle race by Outside Magazine, Spartan Race is the global leader in obstacle racing ever since 2005. The Sports Techie blog takes a look at how their events are all about changing today’s perception of normal. You can also enter the Sports Techie blog raffle and win a free entry ($150 value, in the continental US only) so you can have a Spartan Race sea of change experience like Brad Fredericks did.

Sports Techie Brad Fredericks

If you are looking for a new or ongoing event that will absolutely test your resolve and might even become a sea of change for you as it was for professional racer and Sports ...

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Will Live Sports Ever Be The Same Because of COVID-19?

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Live sports have changed because of coronavirus and may never be the same again, right? No one truly knows the answer as to COVID-19 best practices since this is a new pandemic...

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Qualtrics Offers Free Solutions For COVID-19 Return To Work And Back To Business

Qaultrics XM – Return to Work/Back to Business Study

Qualtrics is an experience data (X-data) company that designs global enterprise research software that offers automated analytics to 75%+ of the Fortune 100, and to 11,000+ global brands and sports organizations. Owned by SAP who are experts in operational data (O-data), the combination of X+O enables optimized management because they build experience management programs such as Customer Experience Management (CXM). Today they announced the launch of free solutions that enable businesses to understand how to best help their employees go back to work and get back to some type of normalcy after COVID-19 stay at home restrictions eased this past week around the nation...

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DraftKings Pure Sports Tech Play As Nasdaq Ticker Symbol DKNG

SPAC: Insight into DraftKings’ Listing

Does DKNG mean anything to you? It should because it is DraftKings new Nasdaq Stock Exchange officially listed ticker symbol as they went public last Friday, April 24 at a valuation of more than $6 billion. The digital sports entertainment company was founded in 2012 as a daily fantasy sports play based on sports performance. Today, they are perhaps the leading online sport betting, fantasy sports and online gaming operator in the United States. You might be asking why they went public at a time when live sports events are almost nonexistent because of the coronavirus shutdown but the answer is easy to understand. The legalization of sports betting in 2018 by the U.S...

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Virtual Grand National By Stream AMG, Inspired Entertainment Takes In £2.6 million For NHS Charities Together

StreamAMG delivers the 2020 Virtual Grand National for Inspired Entertainment

Virtual Grand National streamed live to top sportsbooks over the weekend thanks to StreamAMG and Inspired Entertainment. In a busy weekend that saw eNASCAR streaming on the Fox Sports App, and ESPN claiming eSports Day on Sunday when they programmed 12 hours of F1 racing, the NBA2K Tournament featuring NBA players, and Rocket League, all here in United States, the United Kingdom was busy with the simulated Aintree Racecourse steeplechase sim. The 2020 Grand National event was cancelled because of coronavirus yet that did not stop track operators and Inspired as they pulled it off it virtually taking in a reported £2.6 million of which the entirety was donated to NHS Charities Together...

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eNASCAR Strikes Virtual Fantasy and Betting eSports Gold With Penn Interactive and Barstool Sports

eNASCAR partners with Penn Interactive, Barstool Sports to amplify Pro Invitational Series events.

Coronavirus shut down live NASCAR races but real-time virtual eNASCAR racing has rocketed to the forefront of viewership via the Pro Invitational iRacing Series Event. The Sports Techie community blog was an official NASCAR contributor and last year reported on iRacing’s network debut on NBCSN. It is no surprise to me that because of COVID-19 stay at home recommendations, NASCAR fans are flocking to their television sets to watch FOX and FS1 in record breaking fashion after last weeks most watch eSports event broke the previous TV record held by the American stock car auto racing company...

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