June 30th, 2015 by JaimeB
Digital Versions of Nordschleife, Grand Prix circuit Previewed at SimRacing EXPO
iRacing.com has been named title sponsor of the Blancpain Endurance Series race at the Nürburgring on September 19 and 20. This marks the second consecutive year the award-winning online motorsports simulation service has sponsored the Blancpain Endurance Series’ visit to the legendary German circuit which, also for the second year in a row, coincides with SimRacing EXPO at the “ring°boulevard” exhibition center.
One of the most exciting displays at the SimRacing EXPO will be a preview of iRacing’s highly-anticipated virtual versions of the Nürburgring’s Nordscheife and the Grand Prix circuit, which have been in development for nearly a year.
“I can’t think of a better time or place for iRacing to introduce the world’s most authentic digital recreation of the Nordschleife and Nürburgring Grand Prix circuit.” -Tony Gardner
“The iRacing.com GT500 weekend is an exciting intersection of virtual motorsport and real racing action,” says Tony Gardner, President of iRacing.com. “Sim racers and gamers from around Europe and the rest of the world can see the latest in sim racing technology and enjoy the sensational drivers, teams and cars of the Blancpain Endurance Series competing at the Nürburgring. I can’t think of a better time or place for iRacing to introduce the world’s most authentic digital recreation of the Nordschleife and Nürburgring Grand Prix circuit.”
“iRacing.com is recognized around the world as a leader in the field of realistic simulations and we are happy to have them returning as the title sponsor of this event,” says Marc Hennerici, head of the Sport & Event department of the ADAC Mittelrhein. “Even racing professionals use the realistic simulations for training purposes.”
In addition to iRacing.com, more than 20 exhibitors are expected to have their latest products, services and technology display on the 8,800 square metre SimRacing EXPO. A highlight of the SimRacing EXPO will be the virtual ADAC-Trophy race, which will enable sim racer s to experience the realism of modern race simulators and racing games while testing their own limits.