2021 Special Events Calendar
Experience some of the world’s most legendary race events on iRacing. Build your team and race in full-length 6 hour, 12 hour, and 24 hour endurance races based on real-world events like the Rolex 24, 12 Hours of Sebring, and more. Our special NASCAR events such as the Daytona 500 and Charlotte 600 are included in the official NASCAR iRacing Series schedule.
Daytona 24 Hour
Jan 22-24, 2021
The 2021 edition of iRacing’s 24 Hours of Daytona is set for the weekend of January 22-24. The event marks the fifth running of the anniversary of iRacing’s popular driver swap/team feature that sees hundreds of teams of iRacing drivers, team managers, engineers, and spotters participate in the around the clock sim race. The 24 Hours of Daytona is a 24 hour endurance race held at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
LMP2, GTE, & GT3
Feb 12-14, 2021
Known as “The Great American Race,” the iRacing Daytona 500 serves as part of the NASCAR iRacing Series schedule. It’s one of four full-length events in the championship, which mirrors the real-world NASCAR Cup Series campaign with 36 events throughout the year.
NASCAR Cup Series
Feb 26-28, 2021
The Bathurst 12 Hour is a 12 hour endurance race staged on the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. This event serves as the opening round to the Intercontinental GT Challenge Series in the real world.
Mar 26-28, 2021
The Sebring 12HR is a 12-hour endurance race held at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida. It is the second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
LMP2, GTE, & GT3
North Wilkesboro Throwback Cup
Apr 11, 2021
For nearly 50 years, the NASCAR Cup Series visited North Wilkesboro Speedway twice a year, with the first race coming in early April. For 2021, the Throwback Cup will send iRacing’s 1987 NASCAR Cup cars back to the unique North Carolina short track for a tribute to the track’s glory days.
1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo & Ford Thunderbird
Apr 23-25, 2021
The 24 Hours Nürburgring (ADAC 24h Rennen Nürburgring) is a 24-hour endurance event held on the Nordschleife of the Nürburgring in Nürburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It also utilizes part of the GP-Strecke course to form a total lap length of 16.1 miles (25.9 km).
GT3, GT4, PCup, TCR
There are plenty more iRacing Special Events coming in 2021.
Stay tuned for more events as they get announced.