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2021 Season 1 is HERE!

December 9th, 2020 by

One of iRacing’s biggest builds yet, the 2021 Season 1 build features a massive slate of content and feature updates that should provide something for everyone. Whether you’re a casual racer or World Championship-caliber, someone who prefers turning left or a road course ringer, here’s a look at everything that’s in store this build: Dallara … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #33: Build Week! Dallara iR-01, Long Beach, and MUCH More!

December 9th, 2020 by

Click here to listen to the latest iRacing Downshift! There’s so much content in the iRacing 2021 Season 1 build, that we didn’t even have time for a guest this week! From the Dallara iR-01 to the Big Block Modified, Long Beach to Cedar Lake, two new GT3s to a jump on the Irwindale Figure … Read the Rest »

2020 Season 4 Week 13 Starts Tonight!

December 7th, 2020 by

From our newest content to some of the most off-the wall racing combinations imaginable, Week 13 is a showcase of some of the most fun series the iRacing team can come up with. Here’s a look at what’s coming this week: New Content/Features Series (all Unofficial/Fun unless otherwise noted) 13th Week Shiny New Shakedown: 25 … Read the Rest »

iRacing and Dallara Team Up to Build Dallara iR-01

December 4th, 2020 by

Premier spec open-wheel car to debut in December build, feature in 2021 World Championship December 4, 2020 – iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations and Dallara Automobili have partnered to introduce the Dallara iR-01, a world-class open-wheel racecar, to iRacing in time for the 2021 Season 1 build this December. The new vehicle, which blends modern technology with … Read the Rest »

Lionheart IndyCar Series: Karam wins slugfest at Phillip Island

October 14th, 2020 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KIgJsEb2EM Sage Karam made a statement Wednesday night. The NTT IndyCar Series veteran racked up his series-leading fifth win of 2020 at Phillip Island in the HyperX Grand Prix, leading all but three laps, after a daring first lap pass. “It was a good night overall,” Karam said. “Was able to get out, break … Read the Rest »

Lionheart Retro Series: Hardin Wins Second-Closest Retro Race Ever

October 7th, 2020 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ON1udQg21-A&feature=emb_title You would think a driver would get tired of ending up on the wrong side of history. But all Dustin Warlow could do Thursday night was laugh. Ricky Hardin beat Warlow to the line by 0.008 seconds in the second-closest finish in Lionheart Retro Series presented by DMLC Racing Channel history, capturing his … Read the Rest »

Lionheart IndyCar Series: Showen Captures First Lionheart IndyCar Win

October 7th, 2020 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ofxcgu5jtE4&feature=emb_title The adage ‘good things come to those who wait’ has perhaps never been more fitting in the Lionheart Racing Series powered by HyperX. Tony Showen finally broke through for his first career win in the premier Lionheart IndyCar Series presented by First Medical Equipment Wednesday night, holding off Joshua Chin in a thrilling … Read the Rest »

Lionheart Retro Series: Rasimas breaks through for first Lionheart Retro win

September 23rd, 2020 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_4kowJqGhs&feature=emb_title This time, Mike Rasimas had enough fuel. The impressive rookie captured his first career Lionheart Retro Series presented by DMLC Racing Channel win Thursday night, saving enough fuel to get to the finish as points leader Ryan Otis tank ran dry on the final lap at World Wide Technology Raceway. The win was … Read the Rest »

Lionheart IndyCar Series: Kinsella snags Iowa win following late race wrecks

September 9th, 2020 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14Y81kz7B5Y&feature=emb_title Andrew Kinsella felt like he had one of the best cars in Wednesday’s FME Victory Lap Celebration at Iowa Speedway. But the Canadian constantly found himself in traffic. Until the final few laps. Kinsella and late race leader Jason Galvin made net code contact following a late race restart, sending Galvin spinning into … Read the Rest »

Lionheart Retro Series: Karam’s late charge enough for Iowa win

September 9th, 2020 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUvstJV63xY Fans won’t look at Thursday’s Thumbs Up, Cancer Down 150 at the virtual Iowa Speedway and think of vintage Sage Karam. But the NTT IndyCar Series driver won’t care. Karam charged to second place following the final caution, and inherited the lead for the first time with four laps remaining when rookie Mike … Read the Rest »