iRacing.com – Talladega Announced
iRacing.com has announced to add the Talladega Superspeedway to the lineup of tracks in their online racing simulation, giving subscribers the chance to race one one of NASCAR’s most famous ovals.
Located in Talladega (Alabama), the 2,66 mile superspeedway is the largest and most steeply banked oval in the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule. Due to the high speeds reached on the track, Talladega is one of two restrictor plate race tracks alongside Daytona. The track opened in 1969 and accommodates 1750.000 spectators, hosting races of all major NASCAR divisions.
In similar news, iRacing has also announced a partnership with Volkswagen of America, allowing competitors of the VW Jetta TDI cup to use the simulation as a training device. Right now, this partnership is limited to drivers of the real-life series , a future co-operation with VW that will interest all iRacers will be announced soon.