Virtual Racing replaces NASCAR this weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR is planning another virtual race during the coronavirus shutdown. The stock car series held a successful event over the weekend, giving its fans something to watch and enjoy with sports everywhere basically shut down. Denny Hamlin won the first event, The Dixie Vodka 150. It was at the virtual 1.5-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway, where NASCAR had been originally scheduled to race. Drivers will do it again this Sunday at a virtual Texas Motor Speedway. Fox Sports 1 is again going to be involved in the broadcast.