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Coanda Wins Inaugural Blancpain GT Championship

October 26th, 2016 by Paul Slavonik

The 2016 Blancpain GT Series – iRacing’s premiere GT3 championship – has seen many teams experience their share of ups and downs. However, like any championship, simulated or otherwise, consistency is key. While the iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series and the NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series both enjoy a full 16-race schedule throughout the year, … Read the Rest »

Who Will Have the Right Strategy in Atlanta?

October 25th, 2016 by Patrick Taylor

The Lionheart Indycar Series presented by First Medical Equipment will return to Atlanta Motor Speedway this week for the next to last race of the season. For the second season in a row, Jake Wright will take the green flag in the penultimate race on the calendar having already clinched the series championship. However, the … Read the Rest »

Xtreme League Points Battle Heats Up

October 24th, 2016 by Jeff Jacobs

After a thrilling opening week at Daytona, the championship point battle continued to heat up with races at Sebring, Brands Hatch, and Imola in the XtremeMotorsports Ricomotech Sports Car Series on  Switching this season from the Mazda MX-5 to the Ford Mustang FR500 has not slowed down Mike Dam, who claimed back-to-back wins at … Read the Rest »

From A Dig Motorsports’ “Tough Trucks” – Digitoid Speedway

October 24th, 2016 by S.A. Sidewinder

Neither of the men wearing white scrubs sitting inside the white van with green writing on the side knew what it was. In fact, they hadn’t even seen the Crossover yet. It was too high in the sky, flapping its wings, and gliding through the turquoise sky like a biological airplane. Crossovers, according to The … Read the Rest »

Commodore’s Garage #11 – Sway/Anti-Roll Bars

October 21st, 2016 by Matt Holden

  I had a professor in college say, “Springs for speed, bars for handling”.  It’s a short, but interesting statement, and it’s a concept that’s easy to forget and go about things in the other way when tuning a race car, be it real or virtual.  Modern race cars, oval cars especially, have seen huge … Read the Rest »

Stofer Wins Kansas Photo Finish Thriller

October 21st, 2016 by Patrick Taylor

Any sim racer who wins a race in the Lionheart Indycar Series presented by First Medical Equipment can usually long recall the details of their first victory. For Chris Stofer, his first career win at Wednesday night’s Lehmann’s Landing 200 will be particularly memorable because it was also one of the closest finishes in league … Read the Rest »

Multiple Championships, Big Paydays in Blancpain GT Finale Saturday

October 20th, 2016 by David Phillips

Team, drivers and manufacturers championships and more than $25,000 in cash and prizes are on the line in Saturday’s finale of the inaugural Blancpain GT Series, (iRacing’s richest world championship/sim racing’s richest championship).  Set for the Nurburgring’s BES/WEC configuration, the three hour endurance race will be broadcast on iRacingLive beginning at 13:30 GMT (9:30 AM EDT) … Read the Rest »

Behind the Scenes: The NASCAR Peak Antifreeze Series powered by – And So It Shall End

October 18th, 2016 by Matt Holden

Sixteen races.  2400 laps.  3600 miles.  Over all that distance, the championship came down to two drivers, and between those two drivers, it came down to two points.  In my opinion, the finale to the 2016 NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series was one of the most exciting races I’ve ever seen, including real-world races.  Two points … Read the Rest »

iRacing Partners with Ferrari to Create the Digital Simulation of Ferrari 488 GTE

October 18th, 2016 by David Phillips

iRacing Motorsport Simulation, LLC today announced plans to create digital versions of Ferrari’s models. The first product of the partnership between the renowned eSport racing service and the iconic brand will be a virtual Ferrari 488 GTE as raced in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and other events in the 2016 World Endurance Championship. … Read the Rest »

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