What is my iRacing Name?

So you’ve just logged into iRacing for the first time and were stunned by the amount of relastic details of the cars, or maybe the circuits look just like the real thing.

You’re raring to go and take on some competition, but there’s one question you’ll probably answer first: what is my iRacing name?

This is your identity in iRacing and it will be used whenever you race. You in fact have to use your real name for it.

Your iRacing name is the unique identifier that determines who you are while using the iRacing game.

This is primarily used for finding and talking to other drivers in multiplayer sessions.

In this article we will show you how to find your iRacing name, and change its settings.

How to find your iRacing name

The first step is to log into the web site.

Click on “My Profile” in the upper right corner of the screen after you’ve logged in.

This then will take you to a new page where you can find of your account details and information.

Scroll down to the “Name” section and you will see your iRacing name displayed.

Do you use your real name on iRacing?

When you join iRacing, you must use your real name — no screen names or anonymity are allowed.

As a result, there is already accountability in place: your reputation is only linked to one name.

This level of responsibility also implies that you can’t just collide into others on purpose without suffering the consequences.

How do I change my name on iRacing?

If you’d like to change your name on iRacing, there are a couple of ways to do it.

You can either go through the “My Account” section on the website, or you can open the iRacing launcher and click on the “Change Name” button.

To change your name, you’ll have to send an email to support@iracing.com or fill out a new help request from their website.

Please submit the following information: Your iRacing account’s customer ID number or email address.

Bottom line:

Just use your real name.

When you join iRacing, you are required to use your real name to ensure accountability and that you cannot hide behind a fake name.

You can change your name if you’d like, but keep in mind that you will need to go through support in order to do so.

Otherwise, just use your real name and get ready to experience the most realistic racing simulator on the market.

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About the autor

Alessio Lorandi

Alessio has been involved at the highest levels in racing since the age of 5 (2003). He won a CIK-FIA World Championship in 2013 and then raced in F3, F2, and finally GT3s before now dedicating himself to SOLOX. He’s now on a mission to help thousands of sim racers around the world achieve their fullest potential through his ACC setups.
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