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iRacing Weekly Roundup: Firecracker 400, 200 Lineups Set After Qualifying Round


(Photo: Justin Melillo)

It’s been another virtually hectic week on the iRacing platform. Nashville Superspeedway was the main talk of the weekend as the NASCAR Cup Series made their debut at the newly refurbished facility. The virtual edition of the track was added during the 2021 Season 3 update and, after a few updates, the track became a …

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iRacing Weekly Roundup: Road to Pro Q1 Ends, Firecracker 400 Begins

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Photo by Justin Melillo via iRacing.com

The new eNASCAR ladder system wrapped up its first rung last week, and after nearly 2000 drivers took their shot in the open series, 70 drivers have advanced from the first round of the iRacing Road to Pro Qualifying Series to the second round. Twenty of those drivers will move on from there to the …

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iRacing Weekly Roundup: Virtual Coca-Cola 600

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Photo by Justin Melillo via iRacing.com

As we start to wrap up the month of May, all of the official iRacing Indianapolis 500 races are complete on both the fixed and open setups. Thousands have participated in the festivities both last weekend and this weekend, about 200 different drivers through all the splits able to taste the virtual milk and thousands …

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The Virtual Frontstretch: Issue 13

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Photo by Justin Melillo via iRacing.com

This week in the Virtual Frontstretch, it’s a light week for league updates so we’ll cover some of the recent updates to the iRacing service first. A patch was released this past week, mostly aimed at road racing for the NASCAR stock cars. All cars and trucks received an update to the tire model. From …

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2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona 6 Hour Update

2017 Daytona IWSC Joao Barbosa Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Through one-quarter of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, it has been all Cadillac, all the time.  The three Cadillac DPi-V.R.’s have been fast all weekend, but they appear to have kicked it up a notch for the race. All three of the Cadillacs have turned laps faster than Joao Barbosa‘s overall pole-winning time from Thursday …

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Shane van Gisbergen, Thomas Jäger Join WeatherTech Racing


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On Wednesday afternoon, WeatherTech Racing announced that 2016 Virgin Australia Supercars Champion Shane van Gisbergen and Mercedes-AMG factory driver Thomas Jäger have joined the driving lineup of WeatherTech Racing’s No. 50 Mercedes AMG GT3 for next month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  Van Gisbergen and Jäger join full-time drivers Cooper MacNeil and Gunnar Jeannette in the …

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