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Here’s Why Sim Racing Is Perfect Application For Virtual Reality

October 17th, 2016 by Pat McAssey

For most people, sim racing is the closest they’ll ever get to hopping inside the cockpit of a race car. But thanks to virtual reality, they might soon get even closer. Thanks to the processing capabilities of modern computers and next-gen gaming consoles, racing sims are more realistic than ever before. Most sims are laser-scanned, which … Read the Rest »

Multiple iRacing Winners in “Mobil 1 Virtual Showdown with Tony Stewart”

August 2nd, 2016 by David Phillips

Allen Boes was the big winner in Thursday night’s “Mobil 1 Virtual Showdown with Tony Stewart” on the iRacing.com eSport platform.  The Ohio–based sim racer drove away from the field on the laser-scanned Pocono Raceway track to win the 15 lap Final over brothers P.J. and Jake Stergios.   But Boes was not the only winner … Read the Rest »

“Mobil 1 Virtual Showdown with Tony Stewart” Pits NASCAR Champion against Top iRacers

July 26th, 2016 by David Phillips

The world’s best oval sim racers will race digital door to door with a three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion in the “Mobil 1 Virtual Showdown with Tony Stewart” on Thursday, July 28.  Featuring iRacing’s laser scanned version of Pocono Raceway, the hour-long eSport race will be broadcast live on iRacing’s Twitch and YouTube channels starting … Read the Rest »

Virtual Mazda Racers Advance to iRacing European MX-5 Cup Grand Finale Tonight

June 9th, 2016 by David Phillips

Twenty of Europe’s top sim racers are looking to take the next step toward a professional racing career Thursday in the Grand Finale of iRacing.com’s European MX-5 Cup.  The race will be broadcast on iRacingLive at 4:30 pm Eastern/20:30 GMT.  The top three finishers in the 25 minute online race will be invited to the … Read the Rest »

(Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know About iRacing’s Dirt Sim Racing Plans

April 29th, 2016 by Nick Neben

On April Fools Day we were all shocked at the news of #DIRTCONFIRMED. Was it real? Was iRacing just playing with our emotions? So we waited and speculated and hoped for an answer. Finally three days later we had the answer, dirt was on its way, and the excitement exploded in the sim-racing community. So … Read the Rest »

iRacing to Build Eldora Speedway

April 4th, 2016 by David Phillips

iRacing.com and Eldora Speedway today announced plans to add the legendary half mile clay oval to the popular online motorsport simulation service’s catalogue of race tracks.   The world’s leading centralized racing game platform, iRacing revealed on April 1 that it plans to add dirt race tracks and racing cars to its online motorsports simulation service. … Read the Rest »

Schiavon Leads BMW Podium Lockout in Blancpain Endurance

February 25th, 2016 by Paul Slavonik

After 10 Rounds of GT3 competition in iRacing’s Blancpain Endurance Series, the final two events are upon us as the series departs from Phillip Island. Leaving behind a stellar performance with the hopes of keeping the momentum moving forward, Riccardo Schiavon of TeamGT-RS grabbed top honors with a dominant victory at Phillip Island in his … Read the Rest »

iRacing Renews Ty Majeski Sponsorship for 2016

January 25th, 2016 by Kevin Bobbitt

iRacing.com announced today it has renewed its sponsorship partnership with two time ARCA Midwest Tour champion Ty Majeski for 2016.  The highest rated driver on iRacing’s online motorsports simulation service, Majeski is coming-off a 2015 season in which he captured his second straight ARCA Midwest Tour title and was named Kulwicki Driver Development Program Champion.  … Read the Rest »

iRacing Live Teams with RaceSpot TV

January 22nd, 2016 by David Phillips

iRacing Live is teaming-up with RaceSpot TV to broadcast three world championship sim racing series – the NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series, the iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series and the new Blancpain GT Series – this year.  The world championship series coverage is part of an unprecedented schedule that will see iRacingLive partner with leading … Read the Rest »

Nürburgring, McLaren, Southern National, EnhancedAudio/Visuals Highlight New Build

December 8th, 2015 by David Phillips

It’s not every day the premier online motorsport simulations service releases the ultimate digital recreation of the world’s most revered race circuit . . . and the most technically advanced virtual race car in history . . . and a state-of-the-art short track.  But that’s what iRacing.com is doing with the today’s release of the … Read the Rest »