Team Penske eNASCAR Pro Heat Race Report - Mid-Ohio

May 22, 2020

Team Penske eSports eNASCAR Heat Pro League Race Report

Track:                  Virtual Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Race:                   Round 5 – NASCAR Gander Outdoor & RV Truck Series
Date:                   May 21, 2020

No. 2 Shell-Pennzoil Ford F-150 – Brian Tedeschi (ShellVPower22)

Console: Xbox One
Start: 7th
Finish: 5th
Status: Running
Laps Completed: 20/20
Points: 5th (-21)


  • Brian Tedeschi (ShellVPower22) started the second segment of the 2020 eNASCAR Heat Pro League (eNHPL) season off with a fifth-place finish in the Shell-Pennzoil Ford F-150 at virtual Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
  • After claiming the seventh-place starting position, Tedeschi kept his Shell-Pennzoil Ford on the racing surface throughout the event - not an easy task at the demanding Mid-Ohio circuit. By doing so he advanced his way into the top five before the checkered flag flew on a race that featured three pit stops.
  • The eNHPL point standings reset at the start of each segment with Tedeschi leaving Mid-Ohio fifth in the standings.


“I am really excited to get Segment 2 of the eNASCAR Heat Pro League season started because I really like the tracks that make up this segment. I thought Mid-Ohio would be my weakest track, so to come out of it with a top-five finish in the Shell-Pennzoil Ford was a great run for the team. I can’t believe this is our first top five of the season, but it gives us something to build on.”

No. 22 Wurth Ford F-150 – Corey Rothgeb (Wurth_2)

Console: PlayStation 4
Start: 10th
Finish: 9th
Status: Running
Laps Completed: 20/20
Points: 9th (-25)


  • Corey Rothgeb (Wurth_2) drove a loose-handling Wurth Ford F-150 to a ninth-place finish in the PlayStation 4 race for the eNASCAR Heat Pro League at virtual Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Thursday night.
  • Early in the 20-lap event, Rothgeb received rear end damage from multiple incidents. While the damage was not severe, it was significant enough to alter the handling of his Ford. As a result, Rothgeb had to wheel a loose F-150 around the demanding Mid-Ohio course.
  • Rothgeb was poised to climb into the top five on several occasions, but the handling on his truck didn’t allow further advancement in the running order. He was credited with a ninth-place finish and enters the next event at Talladega Superspeedway ninth in the point standings.


"I’m getting the hang of road courses but I’m still not happy with my qualifying effort. I started in a good lane, though, and was able to grab a couple of spots on the first lap. Unfortunately, we caught a little damage on that lap. It affected the handling on the Wurth Ford for most of the race but after I got it repaired, I was able to run some of my fastest laps. All in all, it was a decent day, and now we go to some tracks that really suit my style.”