iRacing will host the 2013 iRacing.com Daytona 500 on Friday, February 22nd and Saturday, February 23rd.
This year’s race is set for 200 laps using the Chevrolet Impala (Class A) at Daytona International Speedway. Changes to qualifying procedures this year as there will be only one qualifying session, it will begin 15-minutes prior to race start. Qualifying will be a standard best of two green flag laps.
News and Updates
No Gen6 Cars for Daytona 500: iRacing is hard at work on the new 2013 Chevy SS and 2013 Ford Fusion, but will not have those cars ready in time for the 2013 iRacing.com Daytona 500. The Chevy SS is expected to release near the end of February with the Ford Fusion coming within a week or to later.
Qualifying for iRacing.com Daytona 500: Some changes to qualifying procedures in the 2013 iRacing.com Daytona 500. This year there will be only one qualifying session, that is set to begin 15-minutes prior to the race start. Qualifying will be a standard two green flag laps with the best of the two counting as the qualifying time.
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|Date 1||Friday, February 22nd, 2013
|Date 2||Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
|Track||Daytona International Speedway|
|Qualifying||One Session 15-min prior to race
2 Green Flag Laps
|Practice||Open all week|
|Splits||Set by iRating, 43 car fields|
|Grid||Set by qualifying times|
|Cautions||Full course cautions|
|Broadcast||Top split on http://glaciertv.com|