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iRacing Introduces Night Racing, Spectator Mode and Other Upgrades

July 29th, 2010 by

New Features Make World’s Leading Online Racing Service Easier and More Fun For the more than 20,000 race gamers and other racing enthusiast members of iRacing.com, the online racing experience just keeps getting better.  The latest quarterly update to the iRacing.com service, released earlier this week, introduces new and enhanced features that will make the … Read the Rest »

iRacing.com Sponsors Ben Kennedy’s Mark Martin Performance Super Late Model

March 12th, 2010 by

Great Grandson of NASCAR Founder Bill France Will Carry iRacing.com Flag in 2010; First Race Tonight His racing roots go back three generations, and now 18-year-old Ben Kennedy is making his own mark in the sport that’s virtually synonymous with his grandfather and great-grandfather’s name – France.  Kennedy, the great-grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France, … Read the Rest »

iRacing.com Sponsors Ben Kennedy’s Mark Martin Performance Super Late Model

March 12th, 2010 by

Great Grandson of NASCAR Founder Bill France Will Carry iRacing.com Flag in 2010; First Race Tonight His racing roots go back three generations, and now 18-year-old Ben Kennedy is making his own mark in the sport that’s virtually synonymous with his grandfather and great-grandfather’s name – France.  Kennedy, the great-grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France, Sr. and son of International Speedway Corporation CEO Lesa France Kennedy, is already a champion in the Pro-Truck class at Orlando Speed World and New Smyrna Speedway.  The 18-year-old high school senior’s next step up the motorsport ladder, aboard a Chevrolet Impala SS super late model fielded by Mark Martin Racing, will be sponsored by iRacing.com, the world’s premier online racing simulation service.  Kennedy’s first race in iRacing.com livery is scheduled for this evening at Orlando Speed World.  Saturday he’ll compete at New Smyrna Speedway. The announcement was made by Tony Gardner, iRacing.com’s president and Benny Ertel, business manager for Mark Martin Performance.

Official NASCAR Online Racing Begins

January 21st, 2010 by

iRacing.com Is Home To Five NASCAR Series A vision that Bill France Jr. articulated more than fifteen years ago will become reality this season with the formation of the NASCAR iRacing.com Series, an official NASCAR racing series. On February 9th online racing competition commences with the first event of the inaugural 18-race, 39-week NASCAR iRacing … Read the Rest »

Official NASCAR Online Racing Begins

January 21st, 2010 by

iRacing.com Is Home To Five NASCAR Series A vision that Bill France Jr. articulated more than fifteen years ago will become reality this season with the formation of the NASCAR iRacing.com Series, an official NASCAR racing series. On February 9th online racing competition commences with the first event of the inaugural 18-race, 39-week NASCAR iRacing Drivers World Championship.

iRacing at the Autosport International Show

January 16th, 2010 by

The second week of January always heralds the start of a ‘new racing season;’ whilst the first laps in anger are many weeks away, the Autosport International Show is traditionally seen as the opening event on the motorsport calendar. This year, the team from iRacing Motorsport Simulations have jetted across the Atlantic to make an … Read the Rest »

iRacing.com Announces 2010 World Tour

December 21st, 2009 by

Series of 14 Virtual Events to Track Real-World Counterparts Starting next month members of iRacing.com will able to participate in the iRacing World Tour, a series of same-weekend virtual versions of more than a dozen of the world’s top motorsport events.  Beginning in January with the Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway’s road course, … Read the Rest »

World Cup of iRacing – Anticipation Starting to Grow

December 4th, 2009 by

We have been a little busier than usual here at iRacing this Fall.    Along with the normal onging improvements to the service and spreading the word about iRacing, we have been readying ourselves for the World Cup of iRacing tournament, not to mention the iRacing Drivers World Championship, starting in February. More on the Drivers … Read the Rest »

iRacing Announces Added Features, Lower Prices

October 15th, 2009 by

Private Hosted Racing & Race Participation Program Introduced; Annual Subscription Cost Cut 37%; New Public Site Unveiled Members of iRacing.com’s popular motorsport simulation service will now enjoy additional features as well as lower subscription and content prices.  The new pricing structure, which decreases the cost of an annual membership by 37%, goes into effect immediately.  The new features, including private-hosted sessions and a program that awards credits for regular race participation, commence with the November 3rd start of iRacing’s 2009 – Season 4. The announcement was made by Tony Gardner, iRacing’s president, who said the increased value for members was made possible by the service’s remarkable growth since membership was opened to the general public in August, 2008.  Gardner also announced a brand new version of iRacing’s public Web site ( www.iracing.com ) designed to introduce prospective members to the inexpensive fun of online racing with authentic virtual versions of popular race cars and tracks. “More than 15,000 people have joined iRacing.com since we fully opened our doors 15 months ago,” Gardner said.  “Because our membership has grown rapidly, we are able to both lower prices and increase features.  We anticipate that by adding value, we’ll increase the enjoyment of our current members and bring even more new members into our community

iRacing.com Announces Further Plans to Increase Race Participation and Size of Race Fields

September 11th, 2009 by

iRacing.com has announced plans to increase the size of the race fields across the breadth of its online race simulation service. The revisions within the service are part of a long-term plan to make race registration and scheduling simpler and more convenient for members which will increase the size of race fields and the service … Read the Rest »