iRacing and National Multiple Sclerosis Society Collaborate for Race for More 2.4 Charity Event
For the third year in a row, iRacing and the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society are joining forces for a charitable event. The Race for More 2.4, benefiting the National MS Society, will take place at the iconic Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans. This exciting multi-class team racing event aims to raise funds for the organization’s mission of finding a cure for multiple sclerosis and supporting individuals affected by the disease.
The Race for More 2.4 is set to be a 2.4-hour endurance race featuring three vehicle classes (GTP, GT1, and the Toyota GR96)
- GTP: BMW M Hybrid V8
- GTP: Cadillac V-Series.R
- GT1: Aston Martin DBR9
- GT1: Chevrolet Corvette C6.R
- Toyota GR86
Participants will have unlimited fast repairs to ensure everyone can complete the event. Additionally, purchasable advantages will be available to encourage donations to the National MS Society.
- Thursday, August 3, 12:00 GMT (8:00 PM EDT) *broadcast*
- Thursday, August 3, 2:00 GMT (10:00 PM EDT)
- Friday, August 4, 6:00 GMT (2:00 PM EDT)
- Friday, August 4, 3:00 GMT on August 5 (11:00 PM EDT)
The broadcast split will feature iRacing executive vice president Steve Myers, seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion crew chief Chad Knaus, and 2020 eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series champion Nick Ottinger.
The National MS Society and its Mission
The National MS Society, founded in 1946 by Sylvia Lawry, is committed to finding a cure for multiple sclerosis and improving the lives of those affected by the disease. Through dedicated fundraising and advocacy efforts spanning more than 75 years, the organization has facilitated numerous breakthroughs in MS research. The National MS Society also provides essential resources and support to millions of Americans living with MS, helping them counter the challenges posed by the condition.
To learn more about the National MS Society, its mission, and how you can contribute, visit their website at www.nationalmssociety.org. Donations for the Race for More 2.4 event can be made through the duration of the event at https://mssociety.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=1663.
The partnership between iRacing and the National MS Society for the Race for More 2.4 charity event exemplifies the power of virtual racing to make a positive impact in the real world. By combining the thrill of motorsport with the opportunity to support an important cause, this event showcases the generosity and compassion of the racing community. Participating in or contributing to the Race for More 2.4 is not only a chance to enjoy exciting virtual racing but also an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those affected by multiple sclerosis.