iRacing’s social media team gave the familiar pit crew the ol’ FaceApp treatment. They all aged so nicely.
Hopefully this doesn’t mean the virtual pit crew isn’t into some weird facial recognition database or something now.
Patch Notes: Pit crew members have been given more “experience”. They’ll now tell you stories about the “Good Old Days” while changing your tires. pic.twitter.com/JBxYaXQa58
— iRacing.com (@iRacing) July 17, 2019
Koch’s Esports Sponsorship Success
FilterTime founder Blake Koch briefly tweeted about success found from sponsoring JR Motorsports’ eNASCAR efforts.
We get great results from eSports and love it!
— Blake Koch (@BlakeKochRacing) July 18, 2019
The FilterTime colors first appeared on Michael Conti’s eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series car before eventually making their way to Justin Allgaier’s NASCAR Xfinity Series ride at Kentucky Speedway.
NASCAR Heat Contingency Decals
If you caught the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, you might have spotted NASCAR Heat 4 contingency decals on the sides of many cars in the field to promote pre-orders for the game’s September release.
— NASCAR Heat (@NASCARHeat) July 22, 2019
— JRM_Keffer7 (@KefferJason) July 20, 2019
Or, if you don’t want to wait for NASCAR Heat 4, Chip Ganassi Gaming driver Josh Parker’s got you covered.
— Josh Parker (@JoshParker81) July 23, 2019
Tonight: PEAK iRacing Series at Pocono Raceway
The eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series takes to Pocono Raceway tonight (9 ET, eNASCAR.com). Just three races remain until the eight-driver playoff field is set. Keegan Leahy last won at the Tricky Triangle and currently leads series points over Ryan Luza.
Late night Pocono test runs, trying to dial in the car for #eNPAiS on Tuesday. We are starting to find some speed in the car. Hope to build off of my recent string of good finishes! #JimBeavereSports pic.twitter.com/lxBO0wQQLc
— Michael Guariglia (@MichaelG3424) July 19, 2019
2019 PEAK Series hit me hard pic.twitter.com/OGIJBTcJ8x
— Ray Alfalla (@rayalfalla) July 16, 2019
Wednesday: Heat Pro League at Indianapolis
The inaugural season of the eNASCAR Heat Pro League inches closer to the playoffs Wednesday at the virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET, eNASCAR.com).
Team Penske Esports currently leads Leavine Family Gaming by just six points in the team championship standings.
— NASCAR Heat (@NASCARHeat) July 12, 2019
My thoughts on the upcoming #eNASCARHeat Pro League race at virtual @IMS ! We have a great car heading into this one. Looking to break through and get @JRMotorsports in victory lane! Thanks as always to our partners https://t.co/Lr2RoCvo23 and @FilterTime pic.twitter.com/LmSofNRSX6
— JRM_Keffer7 (@KefferJason) July 22, 2019
— Team Penske eSports (@PenskeESports) July 22, 2019
— Stewart-Haas Gaming (@StewartHaasGmng) July 21, 2019
— Joe Gibbs Racing (@JoeGibbsRacing) July 21, 2019
— Voltage_20 (@Voltage_20) July 19, 2019
iRacing Paint Scheme of the Week
Like throwbacks? You’ll love Aly Osman’s update of Jeff Gordon’s famous paint scheme from the 1997 NASCAR All-Star Race — the car called “T-Rex” — brought to life on iRacing’s modern-day Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.
Video of the Week
Wood Brothers Racing unveiled their Darlington throwback paint scheme honoring late team founder Glen Wood — using a video created in iRacing.
— Wood Brothers Racing (@woodbrothers21) July 18, 2019