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Prepare for the Unexpected in Iowa

September 21st, 2016 by Patrick Taylor

It’s been well over a month since the Lionheart Indycar Series presented by First Medical Equipment last raced on an oval. Following a two-race international trek to road courses in England and Australia, the series now returns to American soil at Iowa Speedway, one of Indycar’s most popular ovals. Iowa Speedway holds additional significance for … Read the Rest »

The Premier League Chase Field is Set

September 21st, 2016 by James Krahula

The Premier Racing League Coastal Safety Auditors Grand National Series Chase field is finally set to begin after the postponement of the Iowa race earlier this year. The New England 100 was originally scheduled to be the first race of the Round of 12 instead played host to the final regular season race. Moonlighter Dan … Read the Rest »

Nissan GTP ZX-T Comes Alive Again on iRacing

September 20th, 2016 by David Phillips

One of the most brutally fast racing cars ever built, the Nissan GTP ZX-T was that rarest of beasts: a Porsche and Jaguar slayer.  With today’s release of a meticulously-crafted digital version of the car, the Nissan GTP ZX-T comes alive again on iRacing.com. In the mid-to-late 1980s, Jaguar and Porsche ruled the sports prototype … Read the Rest »

Nissan GTP ZX-T Comes Alive Again on iRacing

September 20th, 2016 by

In the mid-to-late 1980s, Jaguar and Porsche ruled the sports prototype racing roost, especially in the IMSA Camel GT Series.  But beginning with a win at Miami in ’87, progressing to Geoff Brabham’s IMSA Camel GT drivers title in ’88 and culminating in an ‘89 season that saw Brabham narrowly edge teammate Chip Robinson for … Read the Rest »

Eckrich Two for Two in AdvoCare Cup Round 1

September 19th, 2016 by James Krahula

The Premier Racing League AdvoCare Cup Series came to Chicagoland Speedway for The Big Joe Show 200 and race two of the Round of 16. Scott Eckrich was strong again, taking his second straight victory after winning at Richmond last week. Scott Eckrich came home with a second second victory over second place Jake Wright, … Read the Rest »

Shepherd Wins Back-to-Back Titles at New Smyrna

September 19th, 2016 by Chris Wolfson

Championship weekend for the Bootleg Racing League descended on Florida and the high speed New Smyrna Speedway.  The Lawrence Towing Outlaw Modified Series headed into the final race with simracer JR Shepherd having the Season 3 title locked-up, successfully defending his 2016 Season 2 championship. JR overcome some early damage and dicey racing to finish … Read the Rest »

GoT Endurance Series – Season 3 Registration Opens Today

September 17th, 2016 by Nick Thissen & Joep Willemsen

The Gathering of Tweakers Endurance Series (GES) is back for another season of racing! As the official support series of the prestigious NEO Endurance Series, the GES offers a very similar format with experienced organization, live race control and well designed regulations. This is your chance to participate! The GES offers 18 hours of simracing … Read the Rest »

iRacers Shine in Mazda MX-5 Cup Global Invitational

September 17th, 2016 by David Phillips

Glenn McGee and Kamil Franczak did their fellow iRacers proud at last weekend’s Mazda MX-5 Cup Global Invitational at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Based on aggregate results of the doubleheader format, McGee placed sixth in the overall competition while Franczak was credited with 11th place. The event was part of a huge weekend that brought … Read the Rest »

Commodore’s Garage #7 – Selecting Springs

September 16th, 2016 by Matt Holden

  Last week we looked at how springs work, how they’re rated, and the different types of springs that may be available on our virtual race cars.  The big question, however, is always “What rates do I use?”  Older sims had flaws in the physics, so spring choice was simply based on what you could … Read the Rest »

Meet the Man Who Turned Video Games into a Real Racing Career

September 16th, 2016 by Bryan Campbell

For me, video games like Forza are an easy way to lose hours in front of a TV screen and ceremoniously lighten my colleague Henry Phillips’s wallet after hours at the office. For Glenn McGee, racing games were an innocent keystone of friendly hangouts, then an obsession, and are now the bedrock of his professional … Read the Rest »

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