iRacing Announcement

iRacing Announces Two World of Outlaws eSport World Championship Series

BEDFORD, MA- March 16, 2018- Two new World Championship eSport Series will be launched this spring on iRacing – the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Championship Series and the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Championship Series. These series will pit the world’s fastest online racers against each other on digital replications of some of the most iconic dirt tracks in the United States – battling for more than $34,000 in cash and prizes.

iRacing, the leading online racing simulation has been sanctioning professional eSport racing series since 2010, and recently added dirt racing to the online service. The addition of these two World Championship level series shows iRacing’s commitment to being the leader in racing eSports.

The World Championship series will be broadcast live at and on Monday nights – alternating between the two series, beginning on May 7th and ending on October 29th.

“World of Outlaws has been a great partner of iRacing and provided significant assistance and resources as we developed dirt racing. It’s great to have their continued support for this exciting new series that will feature the world’s best online dirt racers,” said Tony Gardner, president and CFO,

“We’re excited to see our premier series play out in the digital space with the best eSport drivers in the world,” said World of Outlaws Chief Marketing Officer Ben Geisler.  “It’s the next step in our ongoing partnership with iRacing, and we hope to encourage continued crossover between the simulated dirt racing world and the real life experience.”

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The world leader in the online racing simulation and gaming market, iRacing was founded in 2004 by Dave Kaemmer and John Henry. Kaemmer was co-founder of Papyrus Design Group, developers of award-winning racing simulations including “Grand Prix Legends” and NASCAR 2003.” Henry is principal owner of the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club, as well as co-owner of NASCAR’s Roush Fenway Racing. has developed dozens of formal partnerships in the motorsport industry to help create the most authentic racing simulation in the world including with NASCAR, IndyCar, International Speedway Corporation, Speedway Motorsports, IMSA, the SRO Motorsports Group, Mazda Motorsports, McLaren Racing, Williams F1, Audi, BMW, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, the World of Outlaws, Red Bull GRC, the United States Auto Club and General Motors.

About World Racing Group
The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series and Late Model Series are the premier dirt racing series in the world, featuring the most world class drivers. Founded in 1978 by the late Ted Johnson, the World of Outlaws tours invades racetracks and thrill fans in more than 25 states while sanctioning nearly 150 events at some of the most famous dirt racing facilities in the world

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