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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 »

Ollikainen’s Return to Sonoma Winner’s Circle Sets Up Epic iRacing Rallycross Title Showdown

November 11th, 2021 by

Images via Justin Melillo For the second year in a row, a late-season visit to Sonoma Raceway in the iRacing Rallycross World Championship presented by Yokohama ended with SET Esports’ Jonne Ollikainen on top of the podium. The championship contender, who now sits just six points behind Subaru Motorsports USA’s Jon Robertson for the points … Read the Rest »

iRacing Rallycross Race Preview: Sonoma

November 9th, 2021 by

The iRacing Rallycross presented by Yokohama season heads back to American soil on Wednesday, visiting Sonoma Raceway for Round 8 presented by DirtFish. Races will begin at 4PM ET/1PM PT at and across a large slate of Facebook, Twitch, and YouTube channels. World Championship Defending iRX World Champion Yohann Harth finally scored his first … 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 »

2021 Season 2 is HERE!

March 9th, 2021 by

It’s that time already! 2021 Season 2 is out NOW and features yet another huge slate of new content and major updates. Here’s a look at just some of what to expect: Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg: One of Germany’s most prominent circuits makes its iRacing debut with multiple layouts. Which car will you take to Hockenheim first? … Read the Rest »

Harth Earns iRX World Championship in Thriller as Ollikainen Wins in Sonoma

December 7th, 2020 by

Top rookie Jonne Ollikainen won the battle, but series veteran Yohann Harth won the war, as the iRacing Rallycross World Championship presented by Yokohama concluded on Saturday from Sonoma Raceway. Ollikainen and SET Esports teammate Tommi Hallman earned their third 1-2 finish of the season in the main event, but Harth’s fourth place result was … Read the Rest »

Karam Locks Up iRX All-Star Invitational presented by Yokohama Title With Sonoma Win

December 7th, 2020 by

He’s already got USF2000 and Indy Lights titles under his belt in the real world, but now, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing’s Sage Karam has a championship in the virtual one as well. The NTT IndyCar Series driver and ARX2 race winner completed the quest for the iRacing Rallycross All-Star Invitational presented by Yokohama championship on … Read the Rest »

Yokohama iRX Series Finale at Sonoma: Race Preview

December 4th, 2020 by

Both the iRacing Rallycross All-Star Invitational and World Championship presented by Yokohama championship chases are coming down to the wire at the Yokohama iRX Series Finale from Sonoma Raceway on Saturday. Here’s what to expect from an intense finale: ALL-STAR INVITATIONAL PREVIEW: The intense three-way championship battle between Sage Karam, Scott Speed, and Conner Martell … Read the Rest »

Harth Defends iRX World Championship Win at Sonoma, Becomes First Repeat Winner of 2020

November 9th, 2020 by

Team Yokohama swept the top two spots of iRacing Rallycross World Championship presented by Yokohama action on Saturday, as Yohann Harth and Jon Robertson scored their second 1-2 finish of the year from Sonoma Raceway to kick off the second half of the season. Harth’s win didn’t just mark his second straight campaign with a … Read the Rest »

Martell Breaks Through for First iRX All-Star Invitational Win at Sonoma

November 9th, 2020 by

After tallying multiple podiums throughout the year in iRacing Rallycross All-Star Invitational presented by Yokohama action, Saturday’s action at Sonoma Raceway proved to finally be Conner Martell’s time to shine. The former US rallycross Lites champion took his first victory to close the championship gap to Scott Speed to just four points. Andreas Bakkerud’s long-awaited … Read the Rest »