In a partnership with Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Crew, iRacing introduced just lately that each the present 2021 W12 E Efficiency automobile and their future 2022 Method 1 automobile can be heading to the sim in future builds.
The present Method 1 automobile, the W12, at present leads the 2021 Constructor’s Championship because of the efforts of seven-time world champion Sir Lewis Hamilton and his teammate Valtteri Bottas. Subsequent yr, George Russell is slated to replace Bottas within the all-new automobile.
“The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Crew has been the dominant marque on the highest stage of motorsport for fairly a while, coming off of seven consecutive championships for its automobiles and drivers,” stated Steve Myers, iRacing Government Vice President within the press launch.
“Bringing their world-class machines to iRacing additional establishes our dedication to offering our practically 200,000 devoted iRacers the world’s most genuine sim racing expertise.”
A number of tracks on the Method 1 calendar already preside on the iRacing service. Earlier this month, the Hungaroring was added in the latest build. iRacing does have a collection of earlier Method 1 automobiles of their arsenal already with the Williams-Toyota FW31 and the McLaren-Honda MP4-30. It has additionally created a fictional single-seater, the Dallara IR-01, which is loosely based mostly on what might be in Method 1 subsequent season.
“The intent was to create as correct a illustration of W12 as potential from a efficiency and driving perspective,” stated James Vowles, Motorsport Technique Director for Mercedes-AMG Petronas Method One Crew.
“All through the method, now we have held a singular and shut relationship with the builders, which has generated a mannequin we hope everybody enjoys driving as a lot as our drivers have.”
There aren’t any dates generally known as it stands, so for now it’s simply the recurring “quickly” that we’re accustomed to.