All News: 1987 Ford Thunderbird
Massive Updates to iRacing AI Availability for 2023 Season 1
December 6th, 2022 by Chris Leone
iRacing AI will receive one of its biggest updates yet for 2023 Season 1, with nine vehicles enabled for AI use and dozens of track configurations. The release is highlighted by the long-awaited release of 1987 NASCAR Cup Series AI, as well as the all-new BMW M Hybrid V8 and Toyota GR86, Circuit de Nevers … Read the Rest »
2nd Annual eRacr Firecracker 400 Runs Tonight
June 30th, 2021 by Chris Leone
After eight heat races and two rounds of qualifying, it all comes down to this: the eRacr Blue-Emu Firecracker 400, one of iRacing’s most popular independently staged events featuring the 1987 NASCAR Cup Series Chevrolet Monte Carlo and Ford Thunderbird, takes place tonight from the virtual Daytona International Speedway. 43 drivers, including a mix of … Read the Rest »
Blue-Emu Firecracker 400 Qualifying Begins Tonight
June 23rd, 2021 by Chris Leone
One of iRacing’s biggest independently organized events enters its second stage tonight, as qualifying for the Blue-Emu Firecracker 400 kicks off tonight at 7PM ET. Fans of some of eNASCAR’s biggest stars, as well as some of the fastest real-world pros in the world, can tune in for first and second round qualifying from the … Read the Rest »
2nd Annual Firecracker 400 Kicks Off Tonight
June 15th, 2021 by Chris Leone
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 »
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 »
iRacing Throwback Cup Debuts This Weekend!
April 6th, 2021 by Chris Leone
In 2020, iRacing unleashed two of the top cars and one of the most beloved tracks from one of NASCAR’s premier eras by releasing Dale Earnhardt’s 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Bill Elliott’s 1987 Ford Thunderbird, and the historic North Wilkesboro Speedway. This weekend, you’ll have the chance to face off with the combination as part … Read the Rest »
2020 Season 3 Build Coming Next Week!
May 28th, 2020 by Chris Leone
May is about to turn over to June, and you know what that means: time for a new build! We may have dropped North Wilkesboro Speedway a few weeks early, but that doesn’t mean this won’t be one of the most exciting builds in quite some time. Here’s everything you have to look forward to: … Read the Rest »