iRacing Downshift is where real racing and simracing collide! Hosted by Greg West, Kevin Bobbitt, and Chris Leone, the official podcast of iRacing includes World Championship eSport updates, a lively discussion of the biggest stories in the world of racing, and much more.
Episode 40: James Vowles of Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team // 2022 Season 1 Preview
On the latest iRacing Downshift, Greg and Kevin welcome Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Motorsport Strategy Director James Vowles to discuss bringing the Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance to iRacing, how the team and iRacing have worked together to develop both the car and the sim itself, and the special format to the Tuesday night league he runs. We’ve also got a look at the rest of our exciting new content for 2022 Season 1, including two new touring cars, an updated Watkins Glen, Knockhill Circuit, and the Porsche Experience Center Hockenheim!
Episode 39: 2021-22 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Preview Show!
The iRacing World of Outlaws NOS Energy Sprint Car World Championship is just days away, and we've got a new Downshift to preview the action with three-time defending champion Alex Bergeron and WoO Public Relations Manager Nick Graziano! Plus, find out more about our Black Friday deals, our Winter Derby, and much more.
Episode 38: Keegan Leahy, Mercedes, Phoenix, and More!
The latest iRacing Downshift is chock full of exciting updates, from an extended interview with 2021 eNASCAR champion Keegan Leahy to new content announcements like Mercedes-AMG F1 and Phoenix Raceway. Plus, find out where our staff has been racing, how our pro series have been going, and much more!
Watch Kevin's pit stop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3hWeCz_jWg
Watch the Ring Taxi ride: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxEKjN0fKDA
Episode 37: Mount Washington! AND Travis Pastrana!
The Mount Washington Auto Road just became the first-ever hillclimb course on iRacing, and we're here to tell you about it! And who better to describe the mountain than the man who currently holds the world record for its fastest run? That's right—Travis Pastrana stopped by the studio to join the show (and get some extra seat time in the sim)! Be sure to follow along with the event on Sunday as Travis tries to extend his record!
Episode 36: Steve Myers Returns (And So Do We!)
It's been a while, eh? We're bringing the heat to make up for lost time on iRacing Downshift with Steve Myers as our special guest to talk track reconfigurations, NASCAR Next Gen, Chicago, and all the other cool stuff you've been seeing lately. We also catch up with all the other new series and content releases of the past couple months, talk the eNASCAR playoff picture, and look ahead to some exciting new special events.
Check out information on 2021 Season 3 right here: https://www.iracing.com/iracing-season-03-2021/
Episode 35: Build Week Blowout! Hockenheim, Bristol Dirt, and More
Happy build week, everybody! The boys are back to recap all of the big developments and new content coming later this week, as well as a recap of our major esports series and special events and plenty more.