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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 »

SET Esports Launches Three-Car Thrustmaster iRX World Championship Squad

October 5th, 2019 by

The new SET Esports team has revealed its three drivers’ liveries for the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship. Reigning iRX vice-champion Joni Heikkinen, real world rallycross star Sami-Matti Trogen and fellow rallycross driver Tommi Hallman will drive Subaru WRX STIs in iRX this year, all running the same sharp base livery, with different personal … Read the Rest »

New-Look Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Kicks Off Saturday

October 4th, 2019 by

For the second consecutive year, iRacing Rallycross will stage a World Championship in 2019, kicking off this Saturday with the debut of Atlanta Motor Speedway on the circuit. With new title sponsor Thrustmaster on board, a $25,000 purse on the line, and increased involvement from real-world teams, this year’s championship should be one for the … Read the Rest »

Garrett Lowe to Race With Loenbro Motorsports in Thrustmaster iRX World Championship

October 3rd, 2019 by

Charlotte area native Garrett Lowe will team up with North Carolina-based Loenbro Motorsports for the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship. Lowe will carry Loenbro Motorsports colors on his Ford Fiesta RS WRC for the nine-race championship, which begins on October 5 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. “I’m really excited to work with Garrett Lowe for … Read the Rest »

David Heileman Scores Third Straight iRacing USAC World Championship Win at Eldora

October 3rd, 2019 by

David Heileman extended his points lead in the iRacing USAC World Championship presented by FloRacing to 62 when he won Wednesday night’s feature race at Eldora Speedway. Heileman won his heat race and got around top qualifier Schyler Brown early, then held off charges from Vinnie Sansone and later James Tiernan to become the first … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #11: Car Development, Chris (Lerch), and Coffee

October 3rd, 2019 by

We’ve got a rowdy episode of iRacing Downshift this week as the boys recap the inaugural Porsche Esports Supercup season, the real-world return of the Charlotte Roval, and a Throw N’ Go Challenge unlike any other. Chris Lerch joins the show to discuss car and tire development as well as what led him to iRacing. … Read the Rest »

Apex Racing Team and Subaru Winter Experience Team Up for iRacing Rallycross World Championship

October 3rd, 2019 by

Apex Racing Team and Subaru Winter Experience will partner to take on the 2019 iRacing Rallycross (iRX) World Championship, both parties announced today. The ice driving school, which will return to Wisconsin, USA in February and March 2020, will support the internationally renowned sim racing team’s four-car effort in the 2019 championship, which will feature … Read the Rest »