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2017 NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series Roars into Action February 28

February 24th, 2017 by David Phillips

The world’s top sim racers will take the green flag when the seventh NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series Powered by iRacing.com gets underway on February 28 at 9 p.m. eastern time.  43 elite iRacers will wheel their virtual Chevrolet SS, Ford Fusions and Toyota Camrys for 100 laps around the digital Daytona International Speedway in the … Read the Rest »

PEAK Extends Sponsorship of NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series Powered by iRacing

February 22nd, 2017 by

iRacing.com and PEAK Antifreeze launch a three year extension of PEAK’s sponsorship of the NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series Powered by iRacing online racing championship.  Continuing a relationship that began in 2014, the announcement insures PEAK will remain as the entitlement sponsor of NASCAR’s online series through 2019. Further underlining PEAK’s commitment to the racing community, … Read the Rest »

Trost Wins New Hampshire; Holgate Moves to First in Elite

February 21st, 2017 by Dan Ensch

Pole sitter Brandon Trost accidentally chose the right pit strategy after a late yellow, then held off hard-charger Tim Holgate and his fresh tires to win the Lionheart Retro Series 150 at New Hampshire International Speedway on Sunday night. Holgate, who started 31st after leaving his paint scheme on the turn two wall in qualifying, … Read the Rest »

Commodore’s Garage #20 – Bumpstops and Crossweight

February 17th, 2017 by Matt Holden

  Following our look at the details pertaining to crossweight last week, we’ll now turn our focus to a situation unique to cars with bump stop suspension systems.  This is the first concept we’ll look at that will not apply to every car in some way, but while your interests may not fall into a … Read the Rest »

The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Coming to iRacing

February 17th, 2017 by

iRacing.com announced today plans to add The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to its catalog of laser-scanned race tracks.  The popular 3/8 mile paved oval will be available to the more than 65,000 members of iRacing when the popular online motorsports simulation service releases its regular quarterly update in March. iRacing’s extensive inventory already … Read the Rest »

Thelemic Printshop World Series 200 Set for February 19

February 16th, 2017 by Kyle Odaynik

This Sunday the best iRacing Tour Modified drivers will take to the track to compete head-to-head in one of the largest modified races on iRacing. EastWest Promotions has partnered with Sim Auto Racing Association (SARA) to organize the Thelemic Printshop World Series 200. The race will be a 200 lap race at the famed New … Read the Rest »

Espitee Outlasts Holgate for Apex InfoTech Grand Prix Win

February 14th, 2017 by Dan Ensch

Austin Espitee used a pick from lapped traffic to sneak by defending champion Tim Holgate with four laps remaining, then made the high side of the track work in a side-by-side battle to the final corner to win the season-opening Apex InfoTech Grand Prix of Miami Sunday night. “Without a doubt, that traffic got me … Read the Rest »

Dirt Racing: First Look

February 13th, 2017 by Jack Davidson

Here’s a first look at iRacing’s dirt sim racing feature:

Mikes Scores Retro Series Victory at Michigan

February 13th, 2017 by Patrick Taylor

During the inaugural Lionheart Retro Series race two weeks ago at Homestead, Bob Mikes led 19 laps and seemed well-positioned to contend for the win. However, he didn’t take care of his tires and soon found himself dropping back, eventually finishing eighth. Mikes learned from his mistakes this week and got to the front when … Read the Rest »

Commodore’s Garage #19 – Crossweight

February 10th, 2017 by Matt Holden

  Last week we looked at bump stops, but this week we’re going to cover weight distribution, specifically crossweight.  Why would we move straight from springs to crossweight?  When we dive deeper into bump stops (specifically shims, gap, and contact timing), preloads, and shocks, crossweight is going to come into play a lot.  And I … Read the Rest »

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