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iRacing Downshift #17: Chili Bowl Breakdown, Daytona 24, and More!

January 23rd, 2020 by

Click here to listen to iRacing Downshift Episode 17! On a brand new iRacing Downshift, we recap an exciting Chili Bowl (and its overnight rebuild) with the help of associate producer Kevin Iannarelli, we look back on the iRacing 24 Hours of Daytona and Team Staff Infection 2.0, and Kyle Larson Racing eSports drivers Steve … Read the Rest »

VRS Coanda Simsport Wins Biggest iRacing Daytona 24 Ever

January 20th, 2020 by

The VRS Coanda Simsport quartet of Tommy Ostgaard, Josh Rogers, Martin Kronke, and Mitchell deJong proved victorious in the top split of this year’s iRacing 24 Hours of Daytona. The #8 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Daytona Prototype completed 834 laps of the iconic Daytona International Speedway road course, defeating Gresham Wagner, Braden Eves, and Andre Castro … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #16 – eNASCAR Media Day, Casey Kirwan/Keegan Leahy, and the Chili Bowl

January 17th, 2020 by

Click here to listen to iRacing Downshift Episode 16! On a brand new iRacing Downshift, we talk about the excitement of eNASCAR Media Day (and the social media conversation afterward), get pumped up for the Chili Bowl Nationals, and look ahead to this weekend’s iRacing 24 Hours of Daytona. Denny Hamlin Racing drivers Casey Kirwan … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #15 – Movie Magic with Alex Horn

December 12th, 2019 by

 We’ve got an all-new iRacing Downshift this week! Greg is on vacation, so guest host Alex Horn joins us to talk about video and content creation and how he puts together our Top 10 clips. We talk about new content from the December build, from two new Supercars to Lernerville and Lime Rock, recap … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #13: The Zack Novak Interview

October 24th, 2019 by

eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series champion Zack Novak drops by the iRacing office to talk about his epic battle for the championship on a brand new episode of iRacing Downshift. We take a look back at the 2019 season as a whole and how the championship was settled between Novak and Keegan Leahy in the … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #12: PEAK Week and Tony’s Sneak Peek

October 8th, 2019 by

It’s time to crown an eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series champion this week! We’ve got all four title contenders on air before they do battle this Thursday at 5PM ET on NBCSN! Plus, we’ve got a chat with iRacing president Tony Gardner looking to the future, upcoming race previews, and more! Click here to subscribe to … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #11: Car Development, Chris (Lerch), and Coffee

October 3rd, 2019 by

We’ve got a rowdy episode of iRacing Downshift this week as the boys recap the inaugural Porsche Esports Supercup season, the real-world return of the Charlotte Roval, and a Throw N’ Go Challenge unlike any other. Chris Lerch joins the show to discuss car and tire development as well as what led him to iRacing. … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #10: Frankfurt Fun and Roval Recap

September 26th, 2019 by

iRacing Downshift is back with a look at the biggest news in sim racing! Hosts Greg West, Kevin Bobbitt, and Chris Leone recap iRacing’s busy weekend with Porsche at IAA Frankfurt, including the announcement of the 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport coming soon. We look back at the Charlotte Roval that set this year’s eNASCAR PEAK … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #9: Build Week, SimRacing Expo, and More!

September 11th, 2019 by

iRacing Downshift is back with a vengeance with our biggest episode yet! Hosts Greg West, Kevin Bobbitt, and Chris Leone run through all the exciting things you’ll experience with the 2019 Season 4 Build. Then, it’s off to the Nurburgring, as Greg, Kevin, and guest host Doug Hunt interview some of the biggest names in … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #7: Dan Garrison, Dynamic Weather, and a Coffee Crisis

August 8th, 2019 by

iRacing Downshift is back (after surviving nearly a week of the coffee machines being down at iRacing HQ) and we’ve got another interview! This week, senior programmer Dan Garrison gives us an update on key features you can expect in future builds. We discuss bumping and blocking in real-world racing from Watkins Glen and Road … Read the Rest »