This Season's Closest NASCAR Championship Was Decided Online

Ray Alfalla led Tyler Hudson by two points going into the season ending race at Homestead Miami. In a season without a chase-style playoff system, two competitors can't be much more evenly matched. But when the race was over, the drivers got bubbly from their kitchen instead of victory lane, because neither of them… » 10/29/13 12:33pm 10/29/13 12:33pm

PC Game Helped NASCAR Driver Dominate Its Famous Road Course

NASCAR, commonly derided as turning left for 400 miles, does feature a couple of road courses in its top circuit. Reigning Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski has had unusual success at one of them, Watkins Glen International, and he attributes it all to playing a PC video game as a teenager. » 8/12/13 12:00pm 8/12/13 12:00pm

Inside Line Still Finds a Hard Left in NASCAR Country

Because of their high fidelity physics and the crude way in which a standard console controller is equipped to handle them, motorsports simulations may be the most demanding genre of any video game. When I fired up NASCAR the Game: Inside Line » 11/07/12 6:30pm 11/07/12 6:30pm, rather than jump straight into my career I tried to repeat a moment from…

This Guy Played Video Games on the World's Largest High-Definition…

Brad Keselowski, the current No. 1 driver in NASCAR's Sprint Cup series, and winner in two of its first three postseason Chase for the Cup events, met his match on Tuesday at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. when Josh Bralley of Hickory, N.C. outgunned him to the finish in Activision's NASCAR The Game: Inside … » 10/03/12 8:30pm 10/03/12 8:30pm

This Hitman Racing Suit is Either the Most Ridiculous or the Most…

We've featured Joey Logano, the driver who races the No. 20 GameStop Toyota in NASCAR's Nationwide Series, several times before. He's had some awesome car wraps before, hoods dedicated to Bioshock 2 or Red Dead Redemption—things that still look a little strange turning left at 120 mph. » 5/26/12 2:00pm 5/26/12 2:00pm

Sponsored by Games, but Racing for Gamers

Most single men don't pay much attention to which brand of laundry detergent they buy, beyond whatever's cheapest. But back in North Carolina, I had a friend who was adamant about using Tide and could identify others who used it by their scent. » 4/02/11 5:00pm 4/02/11 5:00pm