NASCAR has announced the fall season of its eNASCAR College iRacing Series, which is the largest collegiate esports league in North America and was formed by NASCAR and NACE Starleague to bring competitive sim racing to colleges and universities nationwide.
More than 13,000 students are eligible to qualify for the season-opener through a 10-day time attack window. The top 40 students who post the fastest qualifying times advance to the race.
New this fall, Xfinity joins Coca-Cola, Logitech, Playseat and Southern Computer Warehouse as a presenting sponsor of the series. Competitors will now race NASCAR Xfinity Series cars, replicating the look and feel of the real-life series.
The eNASCAR Scholarship Fund returns this season, awarding the highest finishers a combined $60,000 in scholarships.
Students representing more than 250 universities across the US participated in this spring’s three-race schedule.