NASCAR Subsequent Gen automobile to make iRacing debut for Professional Invitional Collection
NASCAR and iRacing will make the most of the Subsequent Gen automobile for the eNASCAR Professional Invitational Collection at Darlington on Wednesday. The race will observe the general public unveiling of the vehicles earlier within the day.
“The Subsequent Gen automobile has been designed in collaboration with NASCAR, its OEMs — Chevrolet, Ford, and Toyota — and groups in an effort to increase competitors,” NASCAR mentioned in a press release saying the information. “The automobile has been developed and examined extensively, however Wednesday evening’s iRacing Professional Invitational Collection race will mark the primary time a full area of drivers have competed within the totally 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 obtainable on the service in some unspecified time in the future. For the vehicles to be race-ready within the simulator on the day of their public unveiling, nevertheless, is a robust indication of the extent of cooperation between NASCAR, the OEMs, and iRacing.
When the vehicles will probably be obtainable to most people on iRacing just isn’t but recognized. NASCAR and iRacing employed an analogous 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 obtainable for the general public.
Earnhardt Jr. and Bobby Labonte, together with fan-vote winner Jesse Iwuji, will be a part of a area NASCAR Cup Collection drivers for the race on Wednesday.