Past champions Shane Van Gisbergen and Philipp Eng headline an impressive lineup of professional racers expected to compete in tonight’s 4th Annual iRacing Pro Race of Champions. Van Gisbergen, Eng and other pros from stock, sports and touring cars, open wheel and drag racing will compete against one another from the comfort of their homes on iRacing.com, the world’s foremost online motorsports simulation service.
There’s more on the line than bragging rights: iRacing and CXC Simulations have pledged to donate more than $4000 to the favorite charities of the top three finishers.
Tonight’s event consists of a 50 lap Super Late Model race at the virtual Iowa Speedway. The race will be broadcast live on iRacing (https://www.iracing.com/live/) beginning at 9 pm EST.
Among the other drivers expected to compete are IMSA champions Alex Gurney and Jordan Taylor, ex-Formula One drivers Stefan Johansson, and Scott Speed and NASCAR drivers Josh Wise, Michael Self and Timmy Hill, along with IndyCar’s Justin Wilson and Tudor United Sportscar Series standouts Bruno Junqueira, Patrick Long and Matt Plumb, NHRA’s Ron Capps and Trans-Am champion Tommy Kendall.
“The fourth edition of the iRacing Pro Race of Champions promises to be the best yet.” — Tony Gardner, President of iRacing.com
“In three years the iRacing Pro Race of Champions has not only become a highlight of the annual sim racing calendar, it’s earned a reputation as one of the most fun events of the year for pro drivers everywhere,” says Tony Gardner, President of iRacing.com. “The fourth edition of the event promises to be the best yet.”
The broadcast starts at 9pm ET with a ten minute qualifying session, followed immediately by the green flag for the 50 lap event. Be sure and catch all the action on iRacing (https://www.iracing.com/live/).