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iRacing.com Daytona 500

iRacing will be hosting their annual Daytona 500. Now apart of the NASCAR iRacing.com Series, the first event will kick off on February 16 and run through February 22, 2016.

Setups: There will be both Open and Fixed setup series running concurrently.

iracing_2016_daytona 500Race times: 

Fixed Series:
Friday 2:00 GMT (Thursday 9:00pm est)
Saturday 10:00 GMT (Saturday 5:00am est)
Saturday 17:00 GMT (Saturday 12:00pm est)
Monday 2:00 GMT (Sunday 9:00pm est)

Open Series:
Thursday 2:00 GMT (Wednesday 9:00pm est)
Saturday 2:00 GMT (Friday 9:00pm est)
Sunday 15:00 GMT (Sunday 10:00am est)

Race distance: 200 Laps

iRacing member eligibility: Oval license level D4.0 class and above are eligible.

Resets: No resets

Server farms: US Servers only

Qualifying: Single car 2-lap attached qualifier. Posting a qualifying time is not required to enter the race.

Lucky Dog rule: The iRacing Lucky Dog rule will be in effect

Incident limits: 22 max incidents

Field size: 32 cars max

Caution flags: Full course cautions

Other competition notes: Splitting will be done by iRating. Gridding will be done first by qualifying and then by iRating. You do not need to post a qualifying time in order to race. The standard iRacing points system is in place.

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