Author: iRacing

The top road racers on iRacing can take their first step towards making the 2023 Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Supercup grid beginning on Saturday, July 23 with the Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Supercup Qualifying Series. This six-week series is open to all iRacing members with a minimum Class A 1.0 license, and will promote 15 drivers into the Contender Series that runs this fall to determine which drivers will do battle in the pro ranks next year. Race sessions will open on Saturdays at 18:45 UTC (2:45PM ET) with three minutes of free practice, eight minutes/two laps of qualifying, and…

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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! iRacing presents the Peachtree Three Benefiting the National MS Society is a charity-focused event featuring the Chevrolet Corvette C8R GTE, Global Mazda MX-5 Cup car, and iRacing’s fleet of GT4 machinery. This Thursday’s three-hour event at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta features unlimited fast…

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It was a night of redemption for both Factory Simsport’s Keaton Swane and Team General Tire’s Cam Pedersen in Wednesday night’s iRacing Off-Road Championship Series doubleheader from the virtual Wild West Motorsports Park. After coming one corner shy of a victory in the second race from Crandon, Swane became the fifth different winner of the season in the first race of the night, while Pedersen patiently tracked down teammate Jakob Rafoss in the second to become the season’s first repeat winner after connection issues last week. Pedersen earned his second Vision Wheel Pole Award of the season, putting him eighth…

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Move over, Mitchell deJong and Bobby Zalenski: there’s a new road course ace in the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series. Stewart-Haas eSports driver Steven Wilson’s superb 2022 season continued on Tuesday night with a dominant victory over 25 laps at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin’s Road America, the longest track on the schedule. Wilson outqualified 23XI’s deJong, last year’s top eNASCAR road course racer and one of the best road iRacers in the world, by .007 seconds, and it proved to be all the difference as he led every single lap. The increased competition was a far cry from previous years, where Zalenski…

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The inaugural iRacing Off-Road Championship Series season continues on Wednesday night with its first of two stops at Wild West 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 in Pro 4 trucks at 9PM ET. [embedded content] Last Race: Four different drivers have won the first four rounds of the 16-race season, with a pair of Quebec-based crossover drivers from iRacing’s World of Outlaws pro series sweeping Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. Team ABR’s Alex Bergeron, long the driver to…

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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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