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2nd Annual eRacr Firecracker 400 Runs Tonight

June 30th, 2021 by

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

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

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 »

James Davison Dominates eNASCAR Windy City 110 on Streets of Chicago

June 3rd, 2021 by

For the second event in a row, Rick Ware Racing’s James Davison was far and away the dominant driver in an eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race on Wednesday night. But unlike his win two weeks ago at Circuit of the Americas, which came before NASCAR’s real-world debut at the track, this one was a … Read the Rest »

eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series Race Preview: Chicago

June 2nd, 2021 by

Finally, the moment we’ve all been waiting for: the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series visits the virtual streets of Chicago tonight for the inaugural Windy City 110. The fifth round of this year’s series sees the return of the Next Gen Cup Series cars that will hit the track for real next year, as well … Read the Rest »

Davison Captures First eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series Win at Circuit of the Americas

May 20th, 2021 by

Over the first three rounds of the 2021 eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, James Davison had been one of the most dominant drivers not to take a victory. Running up front on the dirt banks of Bristol Motor Speedway and leading most of the series’ return to Talladega Superspeedway, it felt like only a matter … Read the Rest »

eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series Race Preview: COTA

May 19th, 2021 by

Last night, the world’s top sim racers gave NASCAR Cup Series machinery its first taste of Circuit of the Americas as part of the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series’ debut race at the facility. Tonight, it’s the real-world Cup drivers’ turn to test out the Austin-based facility, best known in its first decade of existence for … Read the Rest »

Erik Jones Steals First eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Win in Next Gen Car at Darlington

May 6th, 2021 by

In the real world, three of Richard Petty’s historic 200 NASCAR Cup Series wins came at Darlington Raceway behind the wheel of his famous #43 car. In the virtual one, it was Erik Jones adding another historic triumph to the Petty racing legacy at Darlington on Wednesday night. Jones swooped around Timmy Hill and Anthony … Read the Rest »

eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series Race Preview: Darlington

May 5th, 2021 by

The eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series continues to hit its stride with tonight’s visit to Darlington Raceway (8PM ET, FS1). The third round of the 2021 season brings drivers to the track where real-world racing resumed last spring after the extended pandemic-related pause in the world of sports, for 120 laps of wheel-to-wheel action on … Read the Rest »