Author: iRacing

Earlier this year, Speedway Motorsports unveiled a new-look Atlanta Motor Speedway to millions of race fans on-site and watching on television for the first time. The reconfigured 1.5-mile oval was the result of years of development work with iRacing in the virtual world to produce a completely new racing experience. Before iRacers get the opportunity to try the new Atlanta in sim for the first time on Friday, this is the story of how the real thing came to be. Changing the Flavor When the checkered flag flew on March 20’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, it marked the conclusion…

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Alex Bergeron and Felix Roy have quite a few things in common: they’re both from Quebec, they both have real-world dirt oval racing aspirations, and they both made it into the inaugural iRacing Off-Road Championship Series after having already raced at a pro level in iRacing World of Outlaws action. After Wednesday night, they’re also both winners in iRacing’s $25,000 championship series for Pro 4 off-road trucks, having split the two victories on offer at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, the shortest track on the schedule. Connor Barry earned the Vision Wheel Pole Award to kick off the night with…

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The inaugural iRacing Off-Road Championship Series season continues on Wednesday night with its first visit to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. As always, the action can be seen live at 8:30PM ET on twitch.tv/iracing with the All-Star race, followed by 24 sim racing pros doing battle for $25,000 at 9PM ET. Last Race: Team General Tire teammates Cam Pedersen and Connor Barry swept the first two races of the year at Crandon International Raceway, with Pedersen holding off Josh Edmundson throughout the first race and Barry making a last-corner pass on Keaton Swane for the second before traveling to the real-world…

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Team General Tire’s Cam Pedersen and Connor Barry split the victories in the first-ever iRacing Off-Road Championship event from Crandon International Raceway on Tuesday night, but the way they earned them couldn’t have been more different. Pedersen took the Vision Wheel Pole Award with the fastest qualifying time and overcame the eight-truck inversion to reclaim the lead on Crandon’s land rush start and lead the entire first race. Barry, meanwhile, made the winning pass on Factory Simsport driver Keaton Swane in the final corner of the second race to snag the victory and the points lead. 24 of the top…

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Four-time eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series champion Ray Alfalla drove from 37th on the grid to score his first win of the 2022 season for Joe Gibbs Racing at Nashville Superspeedway on Tuesday night. Despite staying out on older tires late in the race, Alfalla got the jump on Jim Beaver eSports’ Blake Reynolds on two tires in the Restart Zone during eNASCAR Overtime to take the record-extending 27th win of his eNASCAR career. After an immediate caution at the start of the race, things stayed green until the trickiest possible time for much of the field. During green flag pit…

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iRacing’s newest off-road series for professional sim racers kicks off on Wednesday night, as 24 of the world’s fastest virtual short course drivers take on the Pro 4 for an eight-week, 16-race championship. The inaugural iRacing Off-Road Championship Series will begin streaming at 8:30PM ET at iRacing.com/live with the return of the ever-popular All-Star series, while the pros will do battle for their share of a $25,000 prize beginning at 9. All four of iRacing’s short course tracks will play host to two events, and each event will see double features with equal points on the line. Each feature also…

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Image via Justin Melillo The eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series returns to action after a three-week break on Tuesday night with a visit to Nashville Superspeedway. As always, race coverage begins at 9PM ET at eNASCAR.com/live and across iRacing social media channels, while Countdown to Green will kick off at 8:30PM ET to preview the action. Last Race: Charlotte Phoenix driver Graham Bowlin survived a yellow flag by the skin of his teeth—entering the pits just seconds before the caution lights illuminated—to take his first win of the season three weeks ago at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. Bowlin led…

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On Thursday, July 14, iRacing will partner with the National MS Society to put on a unique special event to raise money for charity for the second consecutive year. This year’s event, the Peachtree Three Benefitting the National MS Society, will send teams to Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta for three hours of racing in the Chevrolet Corvette C8R GTE, Global Mazda MX-5 Cup car, and iRacing’s fleet of GT4 vehicles. DONATE NOW: CLICK HERE The Peachtree Three Benefitting the National MS Society will run in four time splits. The first and broadcast split will run on July 14 at 8PM…

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iRacing’s Special Event calendar features a selection of the world’s most compelling races across numerous disciplines. Whether you’re interested in stock cars or sports cars, open-wheel formula cars or sprint cars, sticking to pavement or playing in the dirt, running solo or racing with a team of your closest friends, our Special Events have something for everyone! The Watkins Glen 6 Hour is a 6 hour endurance race held annually at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York. It is the fifth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. As with the iRacing Daytona 24 and Sebring 12, the iRacing Watkins Glen 6HR will feature…

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The Cash Converters Supercars Eseries Draft for 2022 has been launched, with fans given the opportunity to compete within the Supercars Pro Series component of this year’s competition. This year’s competition will feature rounds running on Wednesday nights from July 20 to August 24. With over $26,000 worth of prizes up for grabs, the stakes are high. The Eseries draft will uncover some of the best Australian and New Zealand sim racers. If successful, the racers will be drafted to participate within the series on behalf of official Supercars teams or a standalone private entries. The draft is open now…

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