Lanier dirt track coming to iRacing – First 3/8 mile dirt oval added to iRacing
iRacing dirt modified and the first 3/8 mile dirt track is in development. View screenshots as well as a video of the new iRacing car and dirt track below.
Lanier Raceway opened as a dirt track in 1982. The 3/8 mile track is located in Braselton, Georgia. The track was soon transformed into a paved oval in the mid-80’s. Additionally it was re-named Lanier National Speedway.
Lanier was one of the first oval short tracks available via the digital iRacing platform. Since it debut, the track has closed, re-opened and become a road racing circuit.
In 2011, the track closed. After several years of dormant activity, it was sold by Donnie Clack.
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Jim Downing became the new owner. The track was re-opened. Though, no longer as a weekly oval racing track. Today, it’s open to the public for go-kart rentals on the twisty road course. The new go kart track twists through the paved infield of the complex. The new name is Lanier Raceplex.
This leaves the imagination door open for the developers at iRacing. Similar to USA Raceway, also closed, they are allowed to convert the content from asphalt to dirt. Creating a fictional dirt track for the online games to enjoy.
This is an important step in the iRacing dirt track portfolio. So far, the dirt track portfolio includes a whole lot of 1/2 miles. iRacing dirt tracks; Knoxville Raceway, Eldora Speedway, Volusia Speedway Park, USA International Raceway.
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This is the first 3/8 mile dirt track coming to iRacing.
The price of this iRacing dirt track is FREE.
iRacing Dirt Modfiied
Additionally, iRacing has announced a UMP Dirt Modified.
For more information on iRacing’s dirt racing feature visit http://iracing.com/dirt