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Yea, I had a lot of fun playing I've actually been meaning to subbed for a year account and try to get more serious I've about had it with Live For Speed and lack of updates.
Yeah it is a lot of fun, especially when you get your iRating up a bit and get into the top splits where the quality of driving is damn good.

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I would eat out for dinner every night until that 1k becomes 0.00cents
Lol I have a feeling that'd go really fast. I'd have to try out some high end places.
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I wish iRacing had F1 cars or like GT cars. The iRacing physics are amazing! I hope rFactor 2 can compete with the iRacing physics. Oh and congrats on the 1k Way to represent Elk Grove
    
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I wish iRacing had F1 cars or like GT cars. The iRacing physics are amazing! I hope rFactor 2 can compete with the iRacing physics. Oh and congrats on the 1k Way to represent Elk Grove
They have the Williams FW31 and Lotus 79 for F1 cars and have the Corvette C6.R for a GT car. There's a Ford GT coming as well, the GT2 version I believe and rumor has it they signed a deal to bring another GT car onboard as well. Possibly an Aston Martin.
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They have the Williams FW31 and Lotus 79 for F1 cars and have the Corvette C6.R for a GT car. There's a Ford GT coming as well, the GT2 version I believe and rumor has it they signed a deal to bring another GT car onboard as well. Possibly an Aston Martin.
ASTON MARTIN!! If they bring that car aboard in the GT version I'm buying iRacing heh heh
    
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ASTON MARTIN!! If they bring that car aboard in the GT version I'm buying iRacing heh heh
Yea that's my, and a lot of other's best guess. There was a bunch of pics posted by people in a thread on the forum and a couple of the iRacing staff members were posting clues to which of the cars posted were in the pipeline. If its an Aston Martin it'll be the DBR9.
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congrats man.. wish i could do that
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Congrats man!

-gets up returns with steering wheel 2 minutes later-

where do i sign up?
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Congrats man!

-gets up returns with steering wheel 2 minutes later-

where do i sign up?
http://www.iracing.com/buy-1-get-2/

Pretty cheap deal to see if its something you're interested in. 3 months for $12.
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Congrats Jason!

I might have to check this iRacing out. Can you use just a standard PS3/Xbox controller? I'm better at racing games with a controller than a wheel, go figure.

PS: How often do they run tourneys for actual prize money?
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Congrats Jason!

I might have to check this iRacing out. Can you use just a standard PS3/Xbox controller? I'm better at racing games with a controller than a wheel, go figure.

PS: How often do they run tourneys for actual prize money?
You can, but I'm not sure how the higher level cars would behave with a controller. The steering is pretty sensitive on some cars.

There's two official iRacing series that pay money that are run every Feb-Nov called the Driver's World Championship. There's one for oval racing, and one for road racing. Payouts for the first year were $10,000 for 1st, $3,000 for 2nd, and $1,000 for 3rd. I'm thinking this year's will be equal or more, especially on the oval side since NASCAR is running the series.

You have to qualify in through the Pro Series for the DWC though, so not everyone can compete right away.

There's also several private leagues you can try to join that pay various amounts to win.

I also talked to Landon the other day and he's thinking about doing 3 or 4 of these qualifying tournaments a year.
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