The top championship in iRacing will now be known as the iRacing.com NVIDIA Series after securing the title sponsor who have already been involved in the iRacing.com NVIDIA Cup, which features the Mazda MX-5 and is open to all iRacing members.
But this championship is the big one with an 18-round championship featuring th the top drivers competiting in replicas of the Williams-Toyota FW31 Formula One car. Prizes and cash for top finishers are valued at more than $18,000, and with 11 rounds of the series now complete, the action is hotting up with leading drivers including Finns Klaus Kivekas and Greger Huttu, and Brazil’s Hugo Luis.
“There are many fans of sim racing here at NVIDIA,” says Phil Eisler, General Manager for 3D Vision at NVDIA. “It’s a great application for GeForce and even more immersive with 3D Vision. Therefore, we are delighted to work very closely with iRacing to continue to make the experience more and more realistic.”
“As online racing continues to grow in popularity, we are witnessing a corresponding increase in support from companies whose products and services are associated with the sport. The iRacing.com NVIDIA Series is the latest example of this trend.”