The NTT IndyCar Series announced on Thursday that their successful IndyCar iRacing Challenge which was huge last ywar will return for a second season, starting March 18 with a three race run.
INDYCAR Vice President of Marketing SJ Luedke commented saying:
The first season of the INDYCAR iRacing Challenge definitely filled a competitive void that our drivers were missing last spring. “It captured many entertaining moments and helped set the stage for the return to competition on the track in real life. Season 2 will undoubtedly double down on those fun, colorful moments highlighting the personalities of our athletes and get our fans ready for the green flag on our 2021 season in Birmingham, Alabama.
The three race schedule begins on Thursday March 18 with Montreal. Homestead Miami Speedway will be race two on Thursday April 1.
Fans can vote for where the final race with voting taking place from March 12-15.
Season 2 will feature a stellar lineup of NTT INDYCAR SERIES drivers, including two-time series champion Josef Newgarden and series champions and Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge winners Ryan Hunter-Reay, Simon Pagenaud and Will Power. Also planning to compete are two-time and reigning Indy 500 champion Takuma Sato, 2019 series Rookie of the Year Felix Rosenqvist, race winners Graham Rahal and Ed Carpenter, young stars Pato O’Ward and Alex Palou, and colorful and popular Conor Daly. Other notable participants include three-time Australian V8 Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin and Formula One veteran Romain Grosjean, both racing this season in INDYCAR.