iRacing is a popular online racing simulation that allows players to compete in a variety of motorsports events, including endurance races. These endurance events can be organized as team events, where multiple players work together to complete a race of longer distance or duration.
In iRacing endurance team events, teams are usually made up of four to six drivers, each of whom is responsible for completing a certain number of laps or stints during the race. The length of the race and the number of drivers on a team can vary, with some events lasting just a few hours and others lasting up to 24 hours or more.
2023 Endurance Event Schedule
|Month||Team Event||Special Event||Special Events||Classes||Timeslots (All GM)|
|Jan||N||Roar||Jan 13-15||GT4, Touring, GR86||Fri 22:00, Sat 7:00, 12:00, 16:00|
|Jan||Y||Daytona 24||Jan 20-22||GTP, LMP2, GT3||Fri 22:00, Sat 7:00, 12:00, 16:00|
|Feb||Y||Bathurst 12||Feb 10-12||GT3||Fri 22:00, Sat 7:00, 12:00, 16:00|
|Mar||Y||Sebring 12||March 24-26||GTP, LMP2, GT3||Fri 22:00, Sat 7:00, 12:00, 16:00|
|Apr||Y||Road America 500||April 14-16||Nissan GTP, Audi 90||Fri 22:00, Sat 7:00, 12:00, 16:00|
|May||Y||Nurburgring 24h||May 12-14||GT3, PCup, GT4, Touring||Fri 22:00, Sat 7:00, 12:00, 16:00|
|Jun||Y||Watkins Glen 6 Hour||June 16-18||GTP, LMP2, GT3||Fri 22:00, Sat 7:00, 12:00, 16:00|
|Jul||Y||Spa24||July 23-25||GT3||Fri 22:00, Sat 7:00, 12:00, 16:00|
|TBD||Y||Peachtree||Three||Benefiting the National MS Society||TBD|
|Sep||Y||Bathurst 1000||Sept 15-17||Supercars||Fri 22:00, Sat 7:00, 12:00, 16:00|
|Oct||Y||Petit Le Mans||Oct 6-8||GTP, LMP2, GT3||Fri 22:00, Sat 7:00, 12:00, 16:00|
|Nov||Y||Fuji 8 Hour||Nov 10-12||GT3||Fri 22:00, Sat 7:00, 12:00, 16:00|
Endurance team events in iRacing can be organized in a variety of formats, including time trials, where teams compete against the clock to set the fastest lap times; relay-style races, where each driver completes a set number of laps before handing the virtual car over to the next team member; and more traditional endurance races, where teams compete against each other to see who can complete the most laps in a given amount of time.
One of the key challenges in iRacing endurance team events is managing the team’s resources, including fuel, tires, and car damage. Drivers must carefully plan their stints and pit stops to ensure that the car is always in the best possible condition, while also trying to set fast lap times to stay competitive.
Overall, iRacing endurance team events offer a unique and exciting way for players to experience the thrill of endurance racing and work together with their teammates to achieve a common goal. Whether you’re a seasoned iRacing veteran or a newcomer to the world of virtual motorsports, endurance team events are a great way to test your skills and strategy on the virtual track.