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PODIUM AND MSRA AGREE TO 11-RACE SLATE

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 12, 2021) – Podium eSports will broadcast 11 races of the Midwest Sim Racing Association’s Premier Series in 2021, beginning with tomorrow night’s Canterbury RV 500 from iRacing’s Daytona International Speedway.

The MSRA Premier Series is a Saturday night, open-setup league on iRacing using the Class A stock cars. Races mirror the schedule of the NASCAR Cup Series, include stages and run at approximately two-thirds the length of the corresponding real-life race.

“As we got farther into the offseason and spoke more with Podium, it became clear that this was the obvious choice for MSRA to take that next step,” said Midwest Sim Racing Association administrator Jacob Shorba. “I’m looking forward to bringing a very talented cast of drivers to the network on Saturday nights for some of our best races of the season.”

“As a driver myself, I enjoy the challenge of an open-setup league on an oval, so having MSRA’s top series in Podium’s stable means a lot to all of us at the company,” said Podium eSports Chief Creative Officer Gary Sexton. “We look forward to putting the spotlight on the MSRA Premier Series’ largest races in 2021.”

For more information about the Midwest Sim Racing Association, visit their Facebook page., For more information about iRacing, visit iRacing.com. For more information about Podium eSports, visit PodiumeSports.com.

2021 Podium eSports MSRA Premier Series Broadcast Schedule

DateTrackNo. of Laps
2/13/2021Daytona International Speedway200
3/27/2021Bristol Motor Speedway150
5/8/2021Darlington Raceway195
5/29/2021Charlotte Motor Speedway267
6/12/2021Texas Motor Speedway (All-Star)85
7/3/2021Road America37
8/28/2021Daytona International Speedway107
9/9/2021Bristol Motor Speedway334
10/9/2021Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval55
10/30/2021Martinsville Speedway334
11/6/2021Phoenix Raceway208

About Podium eSports
Podium eSports, home of broadcasts on the iRacing.com Motorsports Simulation, launched in January 2019. In March 2020, Podium eSports produced the Replacements 100 from Atlanta Motor Speedway, which averaged over 20,000 live views and set a new record for viewership of an independently-produced iRacing broadcast. In 2020, Podium eSports earned over 325,000 views across all platforms, with over 4.6 million minutes of watched content across 300+ hours of streaming. Podium eSports is partnered with Monday Night Racing, NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Anthony Alfredo, the BMW Car Club of America and the Porsche Club of America. Podium eSports races are broadcast live on the Podium eSports Twitch Channel, which can be found at twitch.tv/podiumesports. For more information, visit www.podiumesports.com.

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