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Officially sanctioned V8 Supercars Series coming to iRacing

Discussion in 'iRacing' started by Kevin Watts, Aug 2, 2011.

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    iRacing has got together with another major championship series to sanction an official racing series at iRacing.com. The V8 Supercars series joins NASCAR, Indycar and Grand-AM as well as major brands such as Intel and nVidia in supporting iRacing. The new series will be called the "iRacing.com V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond". According to iRacing Australia, New Zealand and Asia are rapidly growing within the ranks of iRacing members and in 2010 they added a second server farm in Australia. iRacing released the Ford Falcon FG V8 Supercar in 2010 and also has the Phillip Island circuit modelled with plans to also include the recently demolished Oran Park circuit.

    As well as appealing to virtual racers the iRacing service has also attracted a number of past and present V8 Supercars drivers including Marcos Ambrose, Shane Van Gisbergen, Fabian Coulthard and Scott McGlaughlin. Shane Van Gisbergen recently made this blog entry at iRacing.com where he spoke of his enjoyment racing online at iRacing and about the quality of the competition there. V8 Supercars CEO Martin Whitaker had this to say on the deal:

    You can read more on this interesting development at iRacing's inRacing News web-site here.