Long-awaited eNASCAR Heat Pro League season begins this weekend

eNASCAR Heat Pro League to debut live from Charlotte Motor Speedway Sunday with all league events livestreamed on Facebook and Twitch.

Long-awaited eNASCAR Heat Pro League season begins this weekend
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704Games, the Race Team Alliance and NASCAR announced today that the inaugural eNASCAR Heat Pro League season will make its highly anticipated debut Memorial Day Weekend live from Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The historic first races precede Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 with the green flag dropping at 3:30 p.m. ET at the NASCAR Trackside Live stage as well as on NASCAR’s Facebook and 704Games’ Twitch via livestream.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney and Bubba Wallace will be on-hand for the pre-race festivities.

“The eNASCAR Heat Pro League is a result of incredible industry collaboration and a shared commitment to growing NASCAR through innovation,” said Tim Clark, senior vice president and chief digital officer, NASCAR. “The esports community is massive, highly engaged and passionate, and our league presents an unparalleled opportunity to reach new and existing fans.”

The newly formed esports league will have a season that begins this Sunday and culminates during the 2019 NASCAR Playoffs. Fourteen well-known NASCAR teams and 28 drivers will compete across a variety of virtual tracks on the NASCAR circuit. The full team rosters can be seen below.

"Players from across the country competed to be part of the eNASCAR Heat Pro League with the best of the best being chosen by teams to compete in the inaugural season back in March,” said Ed Martin, Managing Director of Esports, 704Games. “The 28 drafted drivers have spent weeks practicing for what is sure to be a thrilling and dynamic season. When we started the NASCAR Heart franchise, we set out to capture the drama and excitement that unfolds in NASCAR every week and deliver that experience to gamers around the world. The eNASCAR Heat Pro League is the next evolution of that mission and we’re thrilled to bring competitive online console racing to a global esports platform in collaboration with NASCAR.”

Fans can tune-in Sunday, May 26 starting at 3 p.m. ET for pre-race coverage on the following links: https://www.twitch.tv/704nascarheat and https://www.facebook.com/704nascarheat/.

The Xbox race will begin at 3:30 p.m. ET with the PlayStation 4 race following at 4 p.m. ET. The second race of the season will follow on Wednesday, May 29.

For more information about the eNASCAR Heat Pro League, please visit eNASCAR.com. You can also follow eNASCAR Heat Pro League on the following social media platforms as well: 

Xbox One Drivers/Teams:

Chip Ganassi Gaming - Greg Matarazzo 

Leavine Family Gaming - Nicholas Vroman 

JR Motorsports - Tyler Dohar

Team Penske Esports - Brian Tedeschi 

Roush Fenway Gaming - Nick Walker 

Petty Esports - Diego Alvarado 

Stewart-Haas Gaming - Josh Shoemaker 

Hendrick Motorsports Gaming Club - Sam Morris

Gibbs Gaming - Daniel Buttafuoco 

JTG Daugherty Throttlers - Justin Brooks

GoFas Gaming - Matt Heale 

RCR Esports - Jordan McGraw 

Germain Gaming - Jacob Kerr 

Wood Brothers Gaming - Casey Gomme 

PlayStation 4 Drivers/Teams:

Wood Brothers Gaming - Slade Gravitt 

Germain Gaming - William Arnold 

RCR Esports - Joey Stone 

GoFas Gamning - Hunter Mullins 

JTG Daugherty Throttlers - Zach Onson 

Gibbs Gaming - TJ McGowan

Hendrick Motorsports Gaming Club - Nick Jobes 

Stewart-Haas Gaming - Brandyn Gritton 

Petty Esports - Mike Braas 

Roush Fenway Gaming - Cody Giles 

Team Penske Esports - Corey Rothgeb 

JR Motorsports - Jason Keffer 

Leavine Family Racing - Josh Harbin 

Chip Ganassi Racing - Josh Parker 

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