Welcome back to This Week in iRacing, our weekly post that details all you need to know about what is going on in the world of iRacing!
From official eSports to some of the top community-driven events, and everything in between, here’s what you should know for Week 11 of 2023 Season 4, from November 21st-27th.
For the Members: iRacing Official Series Highlights
Every week, iRacing offers daily, even hourly racing that members can get into, based on where their license level is at. There are also some special series that run at specific times that anyone can jump into, with the right credentials, that offer a more meaningful sim racing experience. Here are a few of the highlighted series taking place this week.
SPECIAL EVENT: iRACING WINTER DERBY
Again in 2023, iRacing presents the Winter Derby Special Event, utilizing the Super Late Model at Five Flags Speedway in multiple sessions through the week. Races will be split by iRating and will follow the same schedule at the NASCAR iRacing Series and Winter NASCAR iRacing Series.
Fixed Schedule: Wednesday, 21:00 GMT; Friday, 2:00 GMT; Saturday, 10:00 GMT; Saturday, 17:00 GMT; Monday, 2:00 GMT
Open Schedule: Thursday, 02:00 GMT; Thursday, 19:00 GMT; Saturday, 2:00 GMT; Sunday 15:00 GMT
For more information on the iRacing Winter Derby Special Event -> CLICK HERE
WINTER NASCAR iRACING SERIES
There’s no NASCAR iRacing Series until the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series season begins, so in its place for the winter is the Winter NASCAR iRacing Series (WNiS), a similarly-structured fixed and open setup series which will utilize the 1987 NASCAR Cup Series cars. Week 3 will feature the 1987 cars at Darlington Raceway.
The races this week are scheduled for:
Fixed Schedule: Wednesday, 21:00 GMT; Friday, 02:00 GMT; Saturday, 10:00 and 17:00 GMT; Monday, 02:00 GMT
Open Schedule: Thursday, 02:00 and 19:00 GMT; Saturday, 02:00 GMT; Sunday, 15:00 GMT
For more information on the Winter NASCAR iRacing Series -> CLICK HERE
FIA F4 ESPORTS REGIONAL TOURS
Every week, FIA F4 Esports Regional Tour races take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:00 PM, 9:00 PM, and 11:00 PM in time zones appropriate for each region. While all iRacers are eligible to run in any region’s event, the servers will always be set to the most appropriate iRacing server for each region.
Week 10 Schedule:
Americas: Summit Points Raceway
Asia-Pacific: Tsukuba Circuit – 2000 Full
Europe-North: Silverstone Circuit – Grand Prix
Europe-South: Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours – Grand Prix
RING MEISTER / DRAFT MASTER COMBINATIONS
Two of the more unique daily racing series added in recent seasons are the Ring Meister Ricmotech Series and the Draft Master Series, where the cars change every week as opposed to the tracks.
Ring Meister (every ODD hour EST/GMT) takes place at the Nürburgring Nordschleife – Industriefahrten and cycles through mostly road-type racing vehicles every week.
As for Draft Master (every hour), there are two tracks—Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway—and six NASCAR vehicles that each track will cycle through. Once again, the series is set to take on Talladega this week.
Week 10 Schedule:
Ring Meister: Toyota GR86 at Nürburgring Nordschleife – Industriefahrten
Draft Master: Gen 4 Cup at Talladega Superspeedway
OFF THIS WEEK
Creventic Endurance Series
Next Race: December 12 at VIRginia International Raceway Full
Official iRacing eSports
It’s a light week for iRacing’s esports divisions. While the United States celebrates Thanksgiving this week, many of the series that take place during the mid-week and weekend are off this week. Tonight, however, you’ll be able to catch some World of Outlaws action.
iRACING WORLD OF OUTLAWS THRUSTMASTER SPRINT CAR SERIES
Thrustmaster is onboard for the 2023-24 season of the iRacing World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. After a thrilling opening round victory by Alex Bergeron at Volusia, next up is a date with Weedsport on Monday night for the second race of the season. 35 top ranked dirt oval drivers are ready to battle for their share of $25,000 over 10 races in 12 weeks, excluding Christmas and New Years.
WEEDSPORT RACE #2 – BROADCAST STARTS AT 9:00 PM ET (02:00 GMT)
For more details on the World of Outlaws Thrustmaster Sprint Car Series -> CLICK HERE
OFF THIS WEEK
eNASCAR College iRacing Series
Next Race: November 28 at Watkins Glen International
eNASCAR Contender iRacing Series
Next Race: November 28 at Texas Motor Speedway
IMSA Esports Global Championship
Next Race: December 3 at Sebring International Raceway
For more details on the eNASCAR College iRacing Series -> CLICK HERE
For more details on the eNASCAR Contender iRacing Series -> CLICK HERE
For more details on the IMSA Esports Global Championship -> CLICK HERE
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