iRacing announced this Tuesday that they are they’ve concluded an agreement for licensing to include INDYCAR content in iRACING. iRacing says their relationship goes back a dozen years and that they’re excited to put the Indianapolis Motor Speedway track in iRacing along with the return of the iRacing Indianapolis 500. Thousands of race virtual participants have attended in the past for 200 laps of speed in the “Racing Capital of the World” (that’s Indianapolis, of course).
“there is nothing like racing at Indianapolis. I am so pleased to be able to bring these events back to the iRacing community.”, said iRacing president Tony Gardner. “We are very excited that our most avid gamers and fans will have full access to the INDYCAR SERIES…”, said INDYCAR Senior Manager, Esports & Emerging Virtual Experiences Ben Hendricks.
Some highlights of the partnership include:
- Return of iRacing Indianapolis 500
- INDYCAR SERIES branding of series on iRacing
- Multiple leagues will be running INDYCAR SERIES events on iRacing
- License extension of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway track model
iRacing fans have been waiting a while for this rumored partnership to happen.
The licensing agreement between the two organizations is effective immediately. Fans can expect to see INDYCAR content dropping within the next few days, with details of the Indianapolis 500 to come later.
We are sure excited about this! We’ll see you at the Brickyard.
Haven’t tried out iRacing yet?