The Clash at Daytona is a staple of Daytona Speedweeks for NASCAR. We have incorporated this event into the FTSR lineup as well. The Clash at Daytona is a non-points, action-packed event and is the first actual race of the 2018-A season. Below, you will find the race details for the first annual FTSR Clash at Daytona.

Race Information

Event Name: The FTSR Clash at Daytona
Day: Tuesday February 7th
Time: Server Opens at 8pm, Qualifying at 9pm, Race To Follow (All Times Eastern) 

Race Settings

Session Location: Public Hosted Section
Session Name: The FTSR Clash at Daytona
Password: Given via iRacing Message System
Vehicle: Class A - Monster Energy Cup Series Cars
Track: Daytona International Speedway
Time of Day: Day
Weather: iRacing Default
Restarts: Double File with Lapped Cars at Back
Fast Repairs Allowed: 0
Qualifying Format: Lone Qualifying / 2 Laps
Race Format: 2 Lap Qualifying / 20 Laps / 40 Laps
Setups: Fixed / Track Default
Lucky Dog: Yes
Cautions: Yes (Competition Caution at Lap 20)
Driving Aids: Disallowed
Max Fuel: 100%
Track Conditions: 20% Starting Wear / Carried Over

Eligible Drivers

  • 2017-D Pole Winners
  • 2017-D Race Winners
  • 2017-D Truck Series Top 10 in Points




Schedule & Race Format

8:00pm EST - Practice
The server will open for 1 hour of practice prior to the race for all eligible Clash drivers. 
9:00pm EST - Qualifying - 2 Laps
Drivers take to the track for 2 laps of qualifying to set the lineup for The Clash at Daytona.
9:10pm EST - Race Segment 1 - 20 Laps
A 20 lap race segment. A mandatory competition caution will be thrown at the completion of lap 20. 
9:45pm EST - Race Segment 2 - 40 Laps
A 40 lap race segment. The winner of segment 2 is declared the winner of The Clash at Daytona.
All practice, qualifying and race segments will be facilitated in 1 server. Times listed are estimated start times.
Cautions will be on for both segments. Drivers are encouraged to race smart and clean to provide more green-flag racing action.
If a caution is underway at the completion of lap 20, the caution will be considered the competition caution and no additional competition caution will be displayed.

Prizes and Awards

At the end of the event, the following prize money will be awarded to drivers who accomplished each task:

Awards Payout
Segment 1 Winner $5 iRacing Credits
Segment 2 (Overall) Winner $25 iRacing Credits
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