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Red Bull GRC TV // iRacing #DIRTNight: Red Bull GRC at Phoenix

January 12, 2018
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Friday night is now #DIRTNight on RaceSpot TV and iRacingLive! Join Cam Walsh and Randy Chenowth as they bring a gambit of dirt races, featuring iRacing’s new heat racing format. It starts at 8 PM EST with the latest addition to the iRacing service, the Red Bull Global Rallycross Series (Class D), featuring the Volkswagen Beetle and Ford Fiesta GRC cars fighting for grip on special layout, multi-surfaced circuits with dirt, jumps, and pavement.

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Course: ISM Raceway (Phoenix)

.76 miles // 54% pavement // 46% dirt

Event Build

  • Practice: 14 cars
  • Qualifying: 14 cars, 3 laps; sets grid for heats
  • Heat 1: 7 cars (odd number qualifiers), 5 laps, top 4 advance to final
  • Heat 2: 7 cars (even number qualifiers), 5 laps, top 4 advance to final
  • Consolation: 6 cars, 6 laps, top 2 advance to final
  • Final: 10 cars, 10 laps

Last Week: Daytona (Short)

Mitchell deJong finally showed the slightest vulnerability in iRacing competition when contact in his heat race enabled Nathan Lyon to score the upset victory. But the 2014 GRC Lites champion found a way to reclaim the top spot once the final rolled around, and extended his lead to more than ten seconds when the checkered flag fell. Click here for the full recap!

Driver Profile: Michael Guest

Now second in the Red Bull GRC iRacing standings to Mitchell deJong, Guest overcame an appearance in the consolation race in last week’s Daytona broadcast to not only win that race, but also take second place in the main event. He’s run over 100 races in the category during this season, leading more than 500 laps and scoring 28 victories and 72 top-five finishes at press time.

Feeling confident? See if you can beat Michael’s top lap times in an iRacing Supercar:

Course /

Practice /

Race /

Daytona International Speedway (long) 40.918 40.704
Daytona International Speedway (short) 33.810 33.422
Iowa Speedway 36.890
Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis 40.932 40.650
ISM Raceway (Phoenix) 37.429 36.798

 

2018 Season 1 Schedule

Week /

Start Date /

Course /

1 December 12 Daytona International Speedway (long)
2 December 19 Iowa Speedway
3 December 26 Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis
4 January 2 Daytona International Speedway (short)
5 January 9 ISM Raceway (Phoenix)
6 January 16 Daytona International Speedway (long)
7 January 23 Iowa Speedway
8 January 30 Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis
9 February 6 Daytona International Speedway (short)
10 February 13 ISM Raceway (Phoenix)
11 February 20 Daytona International Speedway (long)
12 February 27 Iowa Speedway

 

 

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