Season 2 of the Racing Edge SimRacing Series started with a bang at Daytona!
Incredible drama on the final lap saw an unbelievable race from start to finish for both categories.
Forget tenths, forget hundredths - first place was decided by TWO THOUSANDTHS of a second! Watch the video above for more!
New SimRacing Season, New Prizes
- Eight races across two categories + final Championship race
- Porsche RSR GTE and Porsche 718 GT4
- Podium places earn cash prizes
- Top 10 in each race earn championship points
- Top 10 drivers after eight races qualify for Championship race
- Championship race prize fund of $1,500
Following the success of our inaugural SimRacing Series, Racing Edge presents Season 2: bigger, better, faster!
This time we welcome back the likes former GT3 Cup champion Daniel Morad, Williams F1 star Nicholas Latifi and Formula 3 racer Nicolas Varrone. Drivers face extreme competition and get to test themselves against the best in the business.
The new SimRacing series comprises of an initial eight sprint races across two categories – the Porsche RSR GTE and Porsche 718 GT4 – for cash prizes and championship points. The 10 best drivers from each category then qualify for a ninth race, the Championship Race, where $1,500 will be up for grabs!
In each race, the top three podium places in each category will win cash prizes.
The top 10 finishers in each category will earn championship points. Each race lasts 40 minutes, with a short qualifying session beforehand.
Hosted once again by 2017 Rolex Daytona 24 Hours winner Morad, the SimRacing series takes place on the iRacing platform in conjunction with broadcasters GlobalSimRacingChannel.
The races take place every Tuesday at 7pm EST (4pm PST). Races are broadcast live on the Racing Edge YouTube channel. Each event consists of practice, qualifying and race session. Make sure you tune in!
The first two races have seen a huge volume of registrants. Going forward, make sure you get in early to avoid disappointment.
Daytona Sees Big Drama
The opening race at Daytona saw an action-packed session with plenty of thrilling racing in both categories. Constant lead changes, pit stop drama and one of the greatest final laps you will ever see in online racing!
You can watch the entire stream from Daytona, including all of the post-show interviews, on the YouTube video above.
You can also watch Morad's Track Guide for the famous U.S. circuit here:
In the GTE category, Nicolas Varrone and Kaden Bihn put on a masterclass of virtual racing in a tight battle for the $125 top prize.
With the duo neck and neck on the final straight, you'll have to watch the video to see who came out on top under the lights!
Bihn said afterwards: "That was an insane race all the way through!"
The GT4 category, meanwhile, proved to be a memorable race for Michael Moorley, Thomas Cope and Sam Fellows! But for different reasons - watch to find out who's near-perfect race was spoiled by running out of fuel on the final lap!
Register For Round 2 now!
Registration for Round 2 of the Racing Edge SimRacing Series Season 2 at Sebring is now open. The race takes place on Tuesday June 16th, 2020 at 7pm EST (4pm PST).
For more information on Season 2 of the Racing Edge SimRacing Series or to register for Round 2 at Sebring, please visit our SimRacing page.