Online racing series iRacing.com has been announced as title sponsor for the Nurburgring 1000, the fifth round of the 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series.
The series, which will also run the SimRacingExpo 2014 Expo opposite the track, will also allow spectators a chance to test iRacing throughout the weekend, as well as offering a free three-month subscription for new users of the game.
“The Blancpain Endurance Series brings the world’s top GT cars and teams to one of the world’s great race circuits for the Nurburgring 1000,” said Tony Gardner, president of iRacing.com. “More than 50,000 iRacers worldwide have the opportunity to race digital versions of some of the leading cars in the Blancpain Endurance Series, including the BMW Z4 GT3 and the McLaren MP4-12C.
“With such a large international fan base, we feel our association with this series, and the Nurburgring 1000 and SimRacing Expo 2014 in particular, is a great way to introduce iRacing to even more racing fans from Europe and all around the world.”
Marc Hennerici from the host promoter ADAC Mittelrhein added: “iRacing.com, the Blancpain Endurance Series and the Nurburgring represent the epitome in their respective endeavours, and we look forward to a long and fruitful partnership with iRacing.”
The BES iRacing.com Nurburgring 1000 takes place on September 21.