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THIS WEEK: iRacing ROAR Special Event (BOP Added)

iRacing’s Special Event calendar features a selection of the world’s most compelling races across numerous disciplines. Whether you’re interested in stock cars or sports cars, open-wheel formula cars or sprint cars, sticking to pavement or playing in the dirt, running solo or racing with a team of your closest friends, our Special Events have something for everyone!

This week’s iRacing ROAR is inspired by the real-world Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. Back by popular demand, this event kicks off the 2022 iRacing Special Event schedule, and features the GT4 and Touring Car classes, plus the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup.

Race Details

Date: January 14-16

  • Timeslot #1 – Friday 22:00 GMT
  • Timeslot #2 – Saturday 07:00 GMT
  • Timeslot #3 – Saturday 12:00 GMT
  • Timeslot #4 – Saturday 16:00 GMT

Track: Daytona International Speedway – Road

  • License – D 4.0 Road
  • Sim Date (Time of Day Setting): January 16, 2022
  • Sim Start Time (Time of Day Setting): 12:00 PM


  • Warmup: 30 Minutes
  • Qualifying: 8 min/ 2 laps
  • Race: 2.4 hours (144 minutes)
  • Weather: Dynamic
  • Sky: Dynamic
  • Qualifying: Attached
  • Splits By: iRating
  • Team Event: No
  • Drive Through Limit: 20 incs and every 10 incs after
  • DQ Limit: None
  • Field Size : 50


  • GT4 Class: BMW M4 GT4 (-1% power)
  • GT4 Class: McLaren 570S GT4
  • GT4 Class: Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR
  • Touring Car: Audi RS 3 LMS (-1% power)
  • Touring Car: Honda Civic Type R
  • Touring Car: Hyundai Elantra N TC
  • MX-5: Global MX-5

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