The events will kick off with the series All‐Star Race on July 1st. Entry into the All‐Star Race will be based on pole sitters, race‐winners, the top 10 in the current season’s final series point standings and the winner of a last chance qualifier race. The race will be held at the virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway and will be split in three segments.
The regular season will start on July 22nd with the Overdrive Graphics 200 at the Homestead‐Miami Speedway; followed by a summer Midwest swing for the Milwaukee 125 at the Milwaukee Mile on July 29th, and the Iowa 125 night race on August 5th. The series’ first off week is August 12th followed by a trip to the Infineon Raceway on August 19th. The series then heads to the Richmond International Raceway on August 26th which always produces great racing.
The first leg of the Triple Crown Challenge starts on September 2nd, with the Dirtyblinds.com 300. The other Triple Crown events are October 4th (a Sunday) for the I Race for Gage Indy 500, and the Championship 300 held at the Auto Club Speedway on December 23rd.
Following Pocono, the series heads to Barber Motorsports Park on September 16th. From there the series heads to the Michigan International Speedway on September 23rd. Following the I Race for Gage Indy 500, the series will head to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course on October 14th.
Other races of note include a stop at Texas Motor Speedway on October 28th; and a race at the Long Beach Tech Track on December 9th.
You can view the full schedule as well as broadcast information here.
In addition to announcing the schedule, Lionheart League President Jorge Anzaldo also mentioned a number of changes to the structure of the league. Those changes include:
- $20 Season Entry Fee for all drivers to be paid prior to the start of the season.
- Increase in the minimum eligibility requirements to be iRacing Class A Oval License and a minimum Oval iRating of 1800. (Waived for current series drivers).
- Preferred that all drivers maintain a minimum iRacing Class B Oval License and iRating of 1500.
- Drivers who fall below the license / iRating minimum will be reviewed by series admins and may become ineligible to race official races.
- There is no minimum requirement for road course races.
- 33 cars will be the maximum field size, with top 20 in points “locked in” to the field.
- The first four races will revert back to the previous season’s point standings.
- The remaining positions will be determined by a two lap time‐trial run held one hour before the scheduled race time.
Drivers wishing to apply for the series' 3rd season, can do so here.