NASCAR Subsequent Gen automotive to make iRacing debut for Professional Invitional Sequence
NASCAR and iRacing will make the most of the Subsequent Gen automotive for the eNASCAR Professional Invitational Sequence at Darlington on Wednesday. The race will comply with the general public unveiling of the vehicles earlier within the day.
“The Subsequent Gen automotive has been designed in collaboration with NASCAR, its OEMs — Chevrolet, Ford, and Toyota — and groups with the intention to increase competitors,” NASCAR stated in an announcement saying the information. “The automotive has been developed and examined extensively, however Wednesday evening’s iRacing Professional Invitational Sequence race will mark the primary time a full discipline of drivers have competed within the absolutely stylized vehicles.”
Given the prominence of sim racing and the collaboration between NASCAR and iRacing, it was virtually a assure that the Subsequent Gen vehicles could be out there on the service sooner or later. For the vehicles to be race-ready within the simulator on the day of their public unveiling, nonetheless, is a powerful indication of the extent of cooperation between NASCAR, the OEMs, and iRacing.
When the vehicles shall be out there to most people on iRacing is just not but recognized. NASCAR and iRacing employed the same tactic when the service, in partnership with Dale Earnhardt Jr, resurrected North Wilkesboro Speedway within the digital world. That content material was additionally showcased by the professional drivers earlier than changing into out there for the general public.
Earnhardt Jr. and Bobby Labonte, together with fan-vote winner Jesse Iwuji, will be part of a discipline NASCAR Cup Sequence drivers for the race on Wednesday.