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Impressive Batting Average For Stykes

August 25th, 2016 by James Krahula

Newcomer Craig Stykes won his second Premier Racing League AdvoCare Cup Series race in just his third start on Tuesday. Stykes started the AdvoCare Southern 300 on the outside of the front row and led a race high 87 laps in route to his victory. Stykes found himself at the front of the field many … Read the Rest »

Yaczik Wins Again!

August 24th, 2016 by James Krahula

Monday night’s Premier Racing League Coastal Safety Auditors Grand National Series again saw Brian Yaczik in victory lane for the Darlington 100. Yaczik inherited the lead from Savage Spinners Pole winner, Jeff Ward, and held off the charging Jake Wright to claim his third victory of the year. “We came off of pit road and … Read the Rest »

How a Video Game Developed NASCAR’s Newest Rookie Superstar

August 24th, 2016 by Owen S. Good

Truck series leader William Byron says iRacing proved he was worth the risk Air wrenches chirp through the walls of the high-tech garage as I ask the 18-year-old rookie to confess the dumbest thing he’s ever done on the track. He grins like he’s been caught shooting spitwads. “Oh yeah, well, one time I went … Read the Rest »

Alfalla Retakes Point Lead on Last Lap Pass

August 24th, 2016 by Jason Lofing

Ray Alfalla (Slip Angle Motorsports) captured his second victory of the 2016 NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series by passing Brad Davies off Turn Four on the final lap at Michigan International Speedway. The finished marked the second straight race that has been decided by a last-lap pass for the lead, though unlike Watkins Glen, there was … Read the Rest »

Krönke & Pietilä Score VRS Coanda 1-2 at Spa

August 24th, 2016 by Jake Sparey

The iRacing.com Grand Prix World Championship Series turned into the home stretch of the schedule this weekend as the teams headed to Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. The seven kilometre circuit traditionally has set the tone for the remainder of the season in previous years and, with just three rounds remaining after the weekend in the virtual … Read the Rest »

Jake Sputters To Victory

August 23rd, 2016 by James Krahula

Squeezing every drop out of his truck for the final 21 laps, Jake Wright sputtered across the line at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park to claim his fourth victory in the Premier Racing League Sportsman Truck Series this season. Wright won the Savage Spinners Pole for the Canada 100 on Sunday, but the early race saw … Read the Rest »

Gray Steals One from Wright at Brands Hatch

August 22nd, 2016 by Jason Galvin

In a race for the ages, Michael Gray did what was previously thought to be impossible, out-dueling Jake Wright on a road course to win the Ovarian Cancer Awareness 100 at Brands Hatch. It’s the first Lionheart IndyCar Series presented by First Medical Equipment road course event not won by the defending series champion this … Read the Rest »

Wright Sneaks By For Victory

August 22nd, 2016 by James Krahula

Jake Wright earned his third win of the season in the Premier Racing League Coastal Safety Auditors Grand National Series at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 15. Wright was not the early favorite though, starting 19th in a field of 26 simracers, but he took the lead when it counted and lead the final laps … Read the Rest »

NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart is a Big Fan of VR, Too

August 22nd, 2016 by John Gaudiosi

Three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart is doing his final lap in NASCAR. After 18 years of racing, the 45-year-old driver, who also owns Stewart-Haas Racing, has watched technology improve everything from the safety on the track to the way fans can experience the sport. Fox Sports, for example, recently livestreamed the Daytona 500 in … Read the Rest »

Commodore’s Garage #4 – Aerodynamics 101

August 19th, 2016 by Matt Holden

Aerodynamics:  the one word that spawns happiness in engineers and dread in race fans.  In the past 50-or-so years, aerodynamics in motorsports have done nearly complete 180° turn, going from slippery, super-low-drag vehicles to high-downforce behemoths with the sole purpose of bullying air molecules into doing work that they really don’t want to do.  Want … Read the Rest »

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