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Mitchell deJong Returns to Top Step of Thrustmaster iRX Podium at Daytona

October 14th, 2019 by

Returning to the winning ways that brought him last year’s inaugural series title, Coanda Simsport’s Mitchell deJong scored Saturday’s victory from Daytona International Speedway in the second round of the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship. The real-world rallycross champion first won his heat, and then took the main event victory by 2.631 seconds over … Read the Rest »

Zack Novak Earns 2019 eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series Title

October 11th, 2019 by

Zack Novak held off an intense challenge from Keegan Leahy coming off the final corner at Homestead-Miami Speedway to score the 2019 eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series championship on Thursday night. Novak qualified second and took the checkered flag by .15 seconds after a tooth and nail battle for the win, defeating Leahy, Bobby Zalenski, … Read the Rest »

Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Preview: Daytona

October 11th, 2019 by

The Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship season opener from Atlanta Motor Speedway did plenty to establish the drivers to watch in the 2019 season. This weekend, we’ll get to see if anyone else can add their name to the list as the series returns to Daytona International Speedway on its shorter rallycross layout. Subaru drivers … Read the Rest »

eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series Preview: Homestead

October 10th, 2019 by

There’s no more time to waste for the four top drivers in the eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series. On Thursday night, Keegan Leahy, Zack Novak, Blake Reynolds, or Bobby Zalenski will take the checkered flag at Homestead-Miami Speedway and become a series champion. With it, they’ll earn $40,000 of the series’ record prize pool of … Read the Rest »

James Edens Scores iRacing USAC World Championship Win at Knoxville

October 10th, 2019 by

Swindell SpeedLab Esports’ James Edens snapped David Heileman’s three-race win streak in the iRacing USAC World Championship presented by FloRacing with Wednesday night’s victory at Knoxville Speedway. Edens recovered from an early challenge by Heileman to take the win, while Aiden Purdue backed up his heat victory with a second place finish and Heileman held … Read the Rest »

Josh Rogers Earns Inaugural iRacing Porsche Esports Supercup Championship

October 10th, 2019 by

Josh Rogers has clinched the inaugural Porsche Esports Supercup, iRacing’s $100,000 road racing World Championship that debuted earlier this year. The Australian sim racer finished his championship season on Saturday with a fourth place finish at Autodromo Nazionale Monza, completing the year with three victories and six podiums to earn a total of $28,800.   … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #12: PEAK Week and Tony’s Sneak Peek

October 8th, 2019 by

It’s time to crown an eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series champion this week! We’ve got all four title contenders on air before they do battle this Thursday at 5PM ET on NBCSN! Plus, we’ve got a chat with iRacing president Tony Gardner looking to the future, upcoming race previews, and more! Click here to subscribe to … Read the Rest »

2019 eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series™ Champion to be Crowned Live on NBC Sports’ ‘NASCAR America’

October 8th, 2019 by

Over $100,000 in Cash and Prizes on the Line During the October 10 Finale at 5 p.m. ET DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 8, 2019) – NASCAR, NBC Sports and iRacing officially announced today a special two-hour edition of NASCAR America which will broadcast the 2019 eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series championship from the virtual Homestead-Miami … Read the Rest »

SET Esports makes history with debut iRX victory and double-podium at Atlanta

October 7th, 2019 by

SET Esports made history in the first round of the iRacing Rallycross World Championship at Atlanta Motor Speedway (October 5) by claiming victory and a double-podium to get the nine-round campaign underway. Racing a trio of Subaru WRX STI rallycross Supercars in the 26-car field, SET Esports drivers Sami-Matti Trogen, Joni Heikkinen and Tommi Hallman … Read the Rest »

Sami-Matti Trogen Wins Thrustmaster iRX Season Opener at Atlanta

October 6th, 2019 by

SET Esports’ Sami-Matti Trogen beat defending series champion Mitchell deJong as the Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship kicked off its 2019 season at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday. Trogen, a real-world RX2 driver, beat deJong, a former Lites champion, to become the series’ youngest-ever winner as the series made its debut on the Atlanta layout. … Read the Rest »