Matt DiBenedetto is one particular misbehaved giraffe.
The NASCAR driver inexplicably made a decision to don a full animal onesie Sunday afternoon in the iRacing Professional Collection prior to getting booted from the occasion for deliberately ramming into Ryan Preece. He also recorded a weird video clip even though nonetheless putting on the costume.
Cringe comedy, it seems, is nonetheless in vogue.
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“I received seriously sizzling and I sweat a whole lot,” DiBenedetto said to the digital camera prior to permitting out an uncomfortable chuckle.
DiBenedetto experienced some fun with his DQ soon after completing 112 laps.
William Byron received the race at virtual Richmond. Timmy Hill completed second and Parker Kligerman came in third.
The iRacing Collection has experienced powerful early returns for NASCAR during the coronavirus pandemic, but has taken black eyes in the latest weeks, most notably from Kyle Larson’s use of the N-word even though on a live stream final weekend. Larson was fired by Chip Ganassi Racing as a result of the incident. He also lost his principal sponsors.
The future official iRacing occasion is scheduled for April 26, at virtual Talladega.