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Massive Updates to iRacing AI Availability for 2023 Season 1

December 6th, 2022 by

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 »

Robertson Goes Back-to-Back With iRacing Rallycross World Championship Win in Iowa

October 8th, 2021 by

It may have been a high-attrition round for most of the field, but Subaru Motorsports USA’s Jon Robertson had clear skies in front of him all day long in Wednesday’s iRacing Rallycross World Championship round from Iowa Speedway. The 2020 season runner-up qualified on pole, won his heat, and led every lap of the main … Read the Rest »

iRacing Rallycross Race Preview: Iowa

October 5th, 2021 by

iRacing Rallycross presented by Yokohama takes on Iowa Speedway for its third event of the 2021 season on Wednesday, with the world’s best sim racers and an all-star lineup of real-world pros and Twitch streamers all set to take part. Races will begin at 4PM ET/1PM PT at and across a large slate of … Read the Rest »

2021 iRacing Rallycross World Championship and Qualifying Series Schedules Announced

July 1st, 2021 by

The schedules for the 2021 iRacing Rallycross World Championship and its respective qualifying series have been officially announced. The nine-race series returns for its fourth season with a brand new look, featuring three new circuits unveiled after its highest-viewed season to date in 2020 from Brands Hatch, Barcelona, and Charlotte. Closely mirroring the World Championship … Read the Rest »

Yohann Harth Scores iRX World Championship Win at Iowa

October 26th, 2020 by

Images via Brian Campbell | @bcampbellphotography Yohann Harth scored his third career iRacing Rallycross World Championship presented by Yokohama victory on Saturday at Iowa Speedway, completing a clean sweep of the event by earning the Yokohama Pole Award and winning his heat before holding off 2018 series champion Mitchell deJong in the main event. A … Read the Rest »

iRacing Rallycross presented by Yokohama Preview: Iowa

October 23rd, 2020 by

The iRacing Rallycross All-Star Invitational and World Championship presented by Yokohama make their only visit to Iowa Speedway of the 2020 season on Saturday, with an interesting mix of real-world pros set to take on the tricky layout before yielding the track to sim racing’s fastest drivers. Here’s what to watch out for from what … Read the Rest »

2020 iRacing Rallycross World Championship Schedule Released

August 31st, 2020 by

The 2020 iRacing Rallycross World Championship will kick off on September 26, with nine race events on some of iRacing’s premier rallycross circuits. The new schedule will include two visits to Hell Lankebanen, iRacing’s newest rallycross course, as well as return visits to many of last season’s premier tracks. The championship will conclude on December … Read the Rest »

Mitchell deJong Wins Third Thrustmaster iRX World Championship Race of 2019 in Iowa

November 12th, 2019 by

Saturday’s Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship round at Iowa Speedway was a race to remember for Mitchell deJong and Coanda Simsport. Not only did deJong pick up his third victory of the season, and second in a row, he was also joined on the podium by Bobby Zalenski in the team’s first 1-2 finish in … Read the Rest »

Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Preview: Iowa

November 8th, 2019 by

The second half of the Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship gets going on Saturday at one of iRacing’s original rallycross track designs. The tricky Iowa Speedway layout, which combines Turns 3 and 4 of the NASCAR oval with a complex infield dirt section, will challenge drivers to avoid trouble and find a way to collect … Read the Rest »

Nick Ottinger Wins in Photo Finish in First-Ever eNASCAR iRacing Broadcast on NBCSN

July 26th, 2019 by

JTG Daugherty Racing’s Nick Ottinger edged out Flipsid3 Tactics’ Ryan Luza at the finish line at Iowa Speedway, as iRacing made its live national television debut with an eNASCAR All-Star race on NBCSN’s NASCAR America. After a heated battle in the final laps of the race, Ottinger used a strong run off of the final … Read the Rest »