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NASCAR Unveils New International iRacing Series

June 18th, 2021 by NASCAR PR

Coming on the heels of a successful year across NASCAR’s fast-growing esports platform – the sanctioning body is today announcing an all-new eNASCAR series that will place a spotlight on the stars of its three international racing divisions across Europe, Mexico and Canada. The new series – entitled “the eNASCAR International iRacing Series” – will … Read the Rest »

iRacing Teams Up With Josh Berry, JR Motorsports at Nashville to Celebrate Track Release for 2021 Season 3

June 18th, 2021 by

It’s a match made in both real racing and sim racing heaven: iRacing returns to the primary sponsorship space of a NASCAR Xfinity Series car this weekend at Nashville Superspeedway with Josh Berry and JR Motorsports’ #8 Chevrolet Camaro for the Tennessee Lottery 250. To celebrate the track’s release on iRacing just weeks earlier, Berry, … Read the Rest »

2nd Annual Firecracker 400 Kicks Off Tonight

June 15th, 2021 by

One of iRacing’s biggest independent events kicks off tonight with the return of the Blue-Emu Firecracker 400, a unique multi-week event organized by eRacr featuring the 1987 NASCAR Cup Series Chevrolet Monte Carlo and Ford Thunderbird and the legacy scan of Daytona International Speedway. Spearheaded and organized by real-world NASCAR Cup Series drivers Landon Cassill … Read the Rest »

Red Bull Ring Fastest Lap Challenge Time Attack Open Now!

June 15th, 2021 by

Want to get behind the wheel of a Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport at the Red Bull Ring? As part of the track’s launch on iRacing, we’ve teamed up with the Red Bull Ring Driving Center to present the Red Bull Ring Fastest Lap Challenge, a two-week Time Attack from June 15-29! Post one of … Read the Rest »

McCall Gaulding Wins Better Half iRacing Dash at Texas

June 11th, 2021 by

The return of the Motor Racing Outreach Better Half Dash, and its first running as an iRacing event, took place as part of a special edition of FS1’s NASCAR RaceHub on Thursday, and it was McCall Gaulding who would take the checkered flag on the Texas Motor Speedway Legends oval. The girlfriend of NASCAR Camping … Read the Rest »

Better Half Dash Returns on iRacing; Watch Tonight at 6PM ET on FS1

June 10th, 2021 by

One of stock car racing’s most popular exhibition races is back, and for the first time, it’s on iRacing! Motor Racing Outreach’s Better Half Dash, which pits some of NASCAR’s most prominent female figures against one another on the track to raise money for charity, returns as a virtual event from Texas Motor Speedway. The … Read the Rest »

iRacing 2021 Season 3 is HERE!

June 9th, 2021 by

It’s time for another massive iRacing content release for 2021 Season 3! After the early releases of the NASCAR Cup Series Next Gen cars and Chicago Street Circuit, you’ve already gotten a taste of some of our newest content, but there’s plenty more to share. Here’s a look at what’s in store: Porsche 911 GT3 … Read the Rest »

Massive Slate of iRacing AI Updates Set for 2021 Season 3

June 7th, 2021 by

iRacing’s ever-expanding slate of AI content continues to grow for the upcoming 2021 Season 3 build, set for release on Wednesday. Multiple cars and nearly 30 track layouts will be making their debut with our virtual racers, giving you more chances to get behind the wheel however and whenever you want! Here’s a look at … Read the Rest »

Updating iRacing’s 1987 NASCAR Cup Series Cars

June 7th, 2021 by Dale Earnhardt Jr.

There’s a new update coming to the 1987 cars for iRacing. It’s a change in feel and drivability that I think many will enjoy. I wanted to take a moment to explain why and how this type of unique evolution occurs in the vehicles at iRacing. The 87 car was a popular anticipated addition to … Read the Rest »

Dallara iRacing Grand Prix Championship Coming This Fall

June 4th, 2021 by

iRacing is pleased to confirm the Dallara iRacing Grand Prix Championship, an open-wheel series featuring the Dallara iR-01 for professional sim racers, will make its debut this fall. Qualifying rounds for the series will take place this summer, as Super Sessions staged within the existing Dallara Formula iR series. For those who make the cut, … Read the Rest »