Bedford, MA (March 3) – McLaren Racing and iRacing.com today announced plans to create a digital version of the 2015 McLaren Formula One car for iRacing’s popular online motorsports game. iRacing’s version of the McLaren-Honda MP4-30, featuring virtual Kinetic Energy Recovery and Drag Reduction System, will join the McLaren MP4-12C GT3 and more than 50 … Read the Rest »
FansChoice.tv and iRacing.com are teaming up to make Tuesdays NASCAR iRacing Night on FansChoice.tv during the 2015 racing season. Beginning tomorrow night, race fans will be able to watch the world’s top sim racers in the NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series Powered by iRacing.com and the NASCAR iRacing Class B Series, on FansChoice.tv on alternate Tuesdays … Read the Rest »
2015 NASCAR iRacing.com Series Season Kicks Off Weekend of February 22 Bedford, MA (February 13, 2015) – NASCAR and iRacing.com announced today a six year extension of iRacing’s licensing agreement as NASCAR’s exclusive online motorsport racing simulation. The association between the two organizations which began in 2009 will now run through December 2020. “We’re thrilled … Read the Rest »
After a month the whole paddock went from the Sunshine State to the sunny Lone Star State for Round Two of the NEO Endurance Series at Circuit of the Americas in Austin (TX). The Coanda Simsport HPD ARX-01C started from pole position, but Radicals Online took the overall/prototype class lead early and dominated the first … Read the Rest »
Led by Chase Owen, iRacers topped the recent Skip Barber IndyCar Academy Shootout at Sebring. Owen won the grand prize of a fully paid season in the Skip Barber Racing Series while David Porcelli and Ben Wadell earned Skip Barber Scholarship Prizes of $15,000 and $10,000, respectively, to use in the Skip Barber Winter or … Read the Rest »
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Timmy Hill drove to a commanding win in last night’s 4th Annual iRacing Pro Race of Champions, an online race that saw more than two dozen professional drivers from a variety of disciplines competing head-to-head using the world’s premier motorsports simulation service. Starting on the front row at the virtual Iowa … Read the Rest »
Thanks to NBCSN, auto racing fans are staying abreast of their favorite sport on a daily basis with NASCAR America which airs weekdays at 5 pm ET. And thanks to iRacing.com’s partnership with NBCSN, those same fans are getting a unique look at the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup title as it reaches its climax this … Read the Rest »
Will Stevens led a British lockout of the top three places in Formula Renault 3.5 qualifying at Jerez, while title contenders Carlos Sainz Jr and Roberto Merhi struggled.Strakka driver Stevens, who has struggled for much of the year with his team to get the most out of FR3.5′s Michelin tyres over a single lap, went to the top of the times with three minutes remaining.His lap came just seconds after Oliver Rowland and Will Buller had moved to the front, and nobody would challenge their places at the head of the field after that.While most of the attention in the session focused on whether Merhi and Zeta Corse could bounce back from a bad Friday of free practice, the championship outsider ended up having a better session than title favourite Sainz.Merhi – one of the only drivers to improve with his final lap – was able to salvage 10th on the grid, while Sainz was left languishing in 15th.”It was a stange session,” Sainz told AUTOSPORT.
Bedford, MA (October 22) – iRacing ushered-in a new era in sim racing and racing games today with the release of its Driver Swap team racing feature. The first of its kind feature allows the 50,000+ iRacers around the world to team-up with multiple numbers of fellow iRacers to share driving duties and a myriad … Read the Rest »
British Touring Car Championship boss Alan Gow has not ruled out changing the NGTC rules regarding the performance levels of rear-wheel-drive cars for 2015.The pace of the WSR-prepared BMW 125i M Sport this season has caused many in the paddock to suggest the RWD machines have an advantage over the FWD majority under the NGTC regulations.Gow does not believe there is a specific RWD issue – and pointed to the abilities of WSR and newly crowned champion Colin Turkington – but confirmed that any car considered too fast would be assessed.”It’s like every year – at the end of each season we’ll look at it and do any rebalancing we need to,” he said.”I’ve been running this championship 25 years and RWD has only won the title five times.”If someone came out with a stonking FWD car, we’d have to do something about that.”If someone’s got a bigger tennis racket you have to make the adjustment.”Rear-wheel-drive cars won 10 of this season’s 30 BTCC rounds, eight of those with Turkington.His WSR team-mate Rob Collard and Audi team owner/driver Rob Austin claimed the other two.