Let’s just get the bad news out of the way right away. Driver swaps WILL NOT be in the Season 3 build. Take a minute to go file a protest, punch a wall, crush a six pack or whatever else you might need to do to get that frustration out of your system. Then come back and finish reading.
Let’s just get the bad news out of the way right away. Driver swaps WILL NOT be in the Season 3 build
iRacers can support fellow iRacer and Sprint Cup Series driver Josh Wise As “underdogs” in NASCAR, Phil Parsons Racing and driver Josh Wise have enjoyed support from the online community this season. Wise has been able to obtain funding for three primary race sponsorships for the No. 98 Chevrolet SS, not to mention the election into the Sprint All-Star race with online help.
iRacing.com’s 2014 Season 2 build sees a host of cars equipped with the New Tire Model V5, including the Gen6 stock cars, Class B Chevy Impala and Ford Mustang, Chevrolet COT, Silverado and National Impala, Star Mazda, HPD and Riley Daytona Prototype. Adjustable traction control, together with a new level of backfire and crackle sounds, is now featured on a number of cars, while custom-colored wheels are available on more than a dozen cars. We’ve also introduced a customizable user interface enabling iRacers to reposition certain elements (eg mirrors and delta time window) and increase the background’s level of transparency.
New Entry Point for the Mazda SportsCar Racing Academy Mazda announced the latest addition to its driver development program with a partnership with iRacing. Mazda Motorsports has more than 9,000 club racers in the U.S., most of who race MX-5 Miatas, while many of the more than 50,000 iRacers around the world have raced the virtual Mazda MX-5 Cup car. This newly formed partnership enables iRacing’s top North American sim-racers a chance to race an actual Mazda MX-5 Cup car the following year. iRacers competing in Seasons 2 and 3 of the 2014 iRacing MX-5 Cup will be eligible to compete in the annual Mazda Club Racing Shootout. The shootout winner earns a Mazda Motorsports scholarship for the following year’s Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires. Complete details are posted at iRacing.com .
A new era in sim-racing starts tonight when the opening round of the 2014 NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series Powered by iRacing.com at Daytona International Speedway will be broadcast on iRacing.com/live . The 100 lap race airs beginning at 9 PM EDT (01:00 GMT Wednesday). Defending champion Tyler Hudson will be looking to open his title defense on a winning note, while two time champion Ray Alfalla will be no less determined to take the first steps towards regaining his crown. Meanwhile, a host of other world class sim-racers including Nick Ottinger, Michael Conti and Brian Schoenburg are out to serve notice of their intentions to win the lion’s share of the more than $20,000 in cash and prizes on the line in the NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series Powered by iRacing.com. Be sure to catch all the action at Daytona tonight at 9:00 pm EDT (01:00 GMT Wednesday) on iRacing.com/live . In the meantime, to learn more about all of the drivers and to follow the series all season long visit the World Championship website at www.wcs.iracing.com
Green Flag Waves For 2014 NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series on February 25 iRacing.com and PEAK® Antifreeze/Coolant announced today that PEAK will sponsor iRacing’s top NASCAR online racing championship series for the next three years. Starting on February 25th, the NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series powered by iRacing.com will see the world’s top sim-racers compete for more than $20,000 in cash and prizes in precise digital models of Generation-6 stock cars over a 17-race schedule. The series will feature iRacing’s laser-scanned versions of some of NASCAR’s most challenging tracks. Every event in NASCAR’s only officially-sanctioned online world championship will be broadcast on iRacing.com and simulcast on the Motor Racing Network (MRN.com) and New England Sports Network (NESN.com).
Go behind the scenes with iRacing TV’s Sean Siff to speak with Kevin Iannarelli and Greg Hill and see how Circuit of the Americas is laser scanned and then built into the iRacing service.
ATTENTION iRacers: iRacing.com members have a chance to join an elite group of aspiring racers to compete under the guidance of Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) team drivers for a real world PEAK racing sponsorship. Simply race in Season One’s PEAK Stock Car Dreams National Series. The overall Season 1 champion will be awarded a reserved seat in the 2014 PEAK Stock Car Dreams Challenge driver combine in Charlotte, North Carolina this June.