The chase for the 2021 Canadian eMotorsports Network NASCAR Series playoffs is heating up as we head to the Darlington Raceway on Tuesday for the Fix Auto 250; this is the 13th of 14 regular-season races this season.
This is also the series throwback race, where drivers honour the past by showcasing throwback paint schemes.
Last season, this was the first race of the playoffs, with Ryan Gibson (West Virginia, USA, Kobra Kai Racing) earning the win. Darcy Ford (PEI, Canada, Atlantic Motorsports), Chad Hyder (Ohio, USA, Team !Hazzah!), Scott Bailey (Michigan, USA, Midwest Elite E-Racing) and Jose Mercado (Florida, USA, Stars and Stripes Racing) would round out the top-five.
As the end of the regular season draws near, the top-ten drivers all have clinched their playoff positions, the 11th and 12th place drivers are sitting comfortably, and even the 13th and 14th place drivers are looking good to qualify for the post-season. All eyes are on the drivers from 15th through 20th, only separated by 35-points.
Jason Butler (Ontario, Canada, 519 E-Racing) is currently safe by 11-points, while Andy Hertel (Ohio, USA, 519 E-Racing) sits in the final playoff spot with a six-point cushion. Kevin Daigle (Ontario, Canada, True North Racin’) is the first driver on the outside in 17th, while Lee Campbell trails by 12-points, Trevor Kinsey (Michigan, USA, Team !Hazzah!) is 20-points back and Chase Beaty (Tennessee, USA, North Star Racing) is 30-points back.
The final regular season race will be the Cracked Device Co. 200 at the Daytona International Speedway on May 11.
Don’t miss the action this Tuesday at the Fix Auto 250 at the Darlington Raceway, live coverage begins at 7:45pm eastern at www.facebook.com/eMotorsportsCAN.
Here are the full driver standings entering Tuesday’s race.
Here are the team standings through 12 races this season.
The Canadian eMotorsports Network competes using NASCAR Heat 5 on Playstation. All drivers have qualified for the series through a variety of assessments and compete using high-end simulator equipment.
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Date: Monday, May 03, 2021