Following the end of EA Sports exclusive license to represent the Porsche brand in digital gaming, iRacing have quickly jumped on the bandwagon and secured the rights to bring the famous German brand to their online only racing simulation in 2017. Kevin Bobbitt, Director of Marketing and Communications for iRacing.com had the following to say following the recent announcement: “This is great news for iRacing and for the 65,000 iRacers around the world,” “Porsche’s success in sports car racing is without parallel, from Le Mans and the Nürburging to Daytona and Sebring. Porsche is the ideal partner for iRacing as we continue developing our sports car and endurance sim racing capabilities.” Check out the iRacing Porsche Announcement Trailer below: Joining Assetto Corsa in the list of modern simulations to secure the rights for bringing the Porsche brand to a bona fide simulation title, iRacing have confirmed the 2017 spec 911 GT3 Cup car is due to be released in the very near future in a first of several new vehicles due to hit the title. Further models will be revealed by the studio as the year progresses, however if the release preview trailer is anything to go by, players of iRacing look to have a very interesting few months ahead of them as 2017 kicks off with a bang. iRacing is an online only racing simulation available exclusive to PC. Subscription on a year basis to the service, with additional costs for content apply. A base vehicle and track set are available as part of the standard package. iRacing has its very own sub forum here at RaceDepartment, a place where you can go and discuss the simulation with your fellow iRacing enthusiasts and share your own custom made setups for the range of vehicles within the sim. Head over to our sub forum now and take part in the discussion. Are you happy to see Porsche make its debut in iRacing? Are you pleased to see the German manufacturer have spread their wings across other simulations? Do you think the sim will do justice to the manufacturer? Let us know in the comments section below!