Author: iRacing

It’s time for another massive iRacing content release for 2021 Season 3! After the early releases of the NASCAR Cup Series Next Gen cars and Chicago Street Circuit, you’ve already gotten a taste of some of our newest content, but there’s plenty more to share. Here’s a look at what’s in store: Porsche 911 GT3 R: Porsche’s internationally renowned GT3 challenger joins the iRacing fray for competition in premier tracks around the world starting with Season 3. Get your first taste of the car in iRacing AI, where it joins seven other GT3s, before getting competitive with it in our…

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iRacing’s ever-expanding slate of AI content continues to grow for the upcoming 2021 Season 3 build, set for release on Wednesday. Multiple cars and nearly 30 track layouts will be making their debut with our virtual racers, giving you more chances to get behind the wheel however and whenever you want! Here’s a look at some of the new content you can expect to be unlocked, and additional features: Porsche 911 GT3 R: iRacing’s newest GT3 joins the fleet of seven machines already enabled for AI use with the upcoming build. The Porsche 911 GT3 R joins the 911 GT3…

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There’s a new update coming to the 1987 cars for iRacing. It’s a change in feel and drivability that I think many will enjoy. I wanted to take a moment to explain why and how this type of unique evolution occurs in the vehicles at iRacing. The 87 car was a popular anticipated addition to the content over a year ago. The launch of the cars (a Chevy Monte Carlo and Ford Thunderbird) came in conjunction with a vintage 1987 version of North Wilkesboro Speedway. There was lots of excitement and the car and track both have delivered a lot…

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iRacing is pleased to confirm the Dallara iRacing Grand Prix Championship, an open-wheel series featuring the Dallara iR-01 for professional sim racers, will make its debut this fall. Qualifying rounds for the series will take place this summer, as Super Sessions staged within the existing Dallara Formula iR series. For those who make the cut, $25,000 in prizes will be on the line in the 10-race championship. Jointly designed and produced by Dallara and iRacing and released last December, the Dallara iR-01 is the brands’ collaborative take on a top-tier open-wheel race car. Blending modern aerodynamics with classic grand prix…

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It’s almost time for Week 13! We’ve got a brand new list of both official and fun series competing as we get ready to deploy the 2021 Season 3 build. Get a hold of our newest cars and tracks in both official and fun series, highlighted by the free-to-all Formula Vee as the highlight of the Shiny New Shakedown and the brand new Chicago Street Course in a bevy of different disciplines. The full list of series running this Week 13 is as follows: Official Oval 13th Week Street Stock ChallengeNASCAR iRacing Class C Series – FixedNASCAR iRacing Class C SeriesNASCAR…

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For the second event in a row, Rick Ware Racing’s James Davison was far and away the dominant driver in an eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race on Wednesday night. But unlike his win two weeks ago at Circuit of the Americas, which came before NASCAR’s real-world debut at the track, this one was a little different: it came in the Windy City 110, a special race through the streets of Chicago conceptualized and realized by NASCAR, iRacing, and the city itself. Wednesday’s race was the culmination of an extensive collaboration between all parties over more than a year. The…

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Can’t wait to get your hands on the Porsche 911 GT3 R when it comes to iRacing next week? More than a dozen of sim racing’s most popular streamers, all of whom participated in the Porsche All-Stars series that ran before Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Supercup broadcasts earlier this year, will return to the cockpit today to shake down the new car in a special race session. The event kicks off at 2PM ET on twitch.tv/Porsche. It’s no surprise that the Porsche 911 GT3 R is one of the most popular GT3s in the world, considering Porsche’s racing pedigree. The…

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Fresh off of tonight’s Windy City 110, the Chicago Street Circuit is available now for purchase on iRacing! As stock car racing’s biggest stars wrap up 51 laps of action on FS1, get ready to hit some of the most famous streets in Chicago yourself on iRacing’s newest street course. Have you ever wanted to know what NASCAR Cup Series racing would look like on city streets? NASCAR and iRacing partnered in the fall of 2020 to covertly shut down and scan some of the most familiar blocks of the city of Chicago to help bring that dream to life…

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Finally, the moment we’ve all been waiting for: the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series visits the virtual streets of Chicago tonight for the inaugural Windy City 110. The fifth round of this year’s series sees the return of the Next Gen Cup Series cars that will hit the track for real next year, as well as just the second time in series history that the real-world NASCAR Cup Series stars have hit a road course. The first time they did, in fact, was the last time they raced. Rick Ware Racing’s James Davison put on an old-fashioned clinic at Circuit…

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If Tuesday’s iRacing Rallycross All-Star Invitational presented by Yokohama finale at Charlotte Motor Speedway is any indication, the future of real-world rallycross is in good hands. Hansen Williams Esports driver Henrik Krogstad, last year’s RX2 champion, took a hard-fought victory in the celebrity race, while SET Esports’ Jonne Ollikainen prepared for his RallyX Nordic Lites debut later this week with a win over teammate—and that series’ points leader—Tommi Hallman in a race for the world’s top sim racers. With 17 entries lined up in the celebrity race, including new additions like ARCA driver Parker Retzlaff, off-road up-and-comers Luke Knupp and…

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