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In Development: Animation

February 12th, 2016 by

We talked with David – our Senior Animator – about his plans for advancing animation in iRacing. We’ll look into what we have in store for our upcoming build, and what we have planned for the future – including pit crews.

Practice Makes Instinct: Applying Sim-Racing to Everyday Driving

February 12th, 2016 by Paul Slavonik

Wyatt Gooden, Glen McGee, Ty Majeski… These are just a few sim-racers who took the experience they gained from the iRacing.com Motorsports Simulation software and successfully translated it to real-life racing. As a result, their names were catapulted to stardom in the sim-racing world and rightfully so as they’ve been able to do what few … Read the Rest »

First Medical Equipment Joins Lionheart IndyCar Series as Presenting Sponsor

February 11th, 2016 by Jason Galvin

The Lionheart IndyCar Series, the premier open-wheel fixed setup league on the iRacing.com service, made three giant announcements today. For the first time in series history, the league announced a series sponsor: The Lionheart IndyCar Series presented by First Medical Equipment is ready to go for season four. “When we started this league, I never … Read the Rest »

iRacing’s McGee Selected for JJ Racing Development Team

February 11th, 2016 by

JJ Racing Development (JJRD), an industry leader in coaching and driver development services among the junior and pro-levels of motorsports, has selected iRacer, turned professional Mazda race car driver, Glenn McGee to join their 2016 driver development program. In addition to JJRD’s full coaching services, designed to prepare drivers for the demands of a professional … Read the Rest »

The Mountain Hosts Blancpain Endurance

February 11th, 2016 by Paul Slavonik

Coinciding with the world-famous motorsports spectacle known as the Bathurst 12-hour, iRacing’s Blancpain Endurance Series took to their digital counterpart of the iconic Mount Panorama for three-hours of sim-racing around the 3.8 mile road course. As the Bathurst 12-hour got underway, iRacing fans were also rewarded by seeing fellow iRacer Shane van Gisbergen set the … Read the Rest »

IMSA Reality Check: Daytona

February 10th, 2016 by Jared DePouw

2016 marked the 54th running of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona and the second running of the iRacing 24 Hours of Daytona. Over 2,000 iRacers participated in this year’s event which for the first time was held the weekend before the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. In this inaugural edition of IMSA Reality Check, … Read the Rest »

Davis and Delk Duel for Milwaukee Mastery

February 10th, 2016 by Corey Dais

Since it was paved in 1954, the Milwaukee Mile has sat nearly unchanged at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, hosting everything from midget cars to IndyCars to stock cars and trucks. But in a rare first for the one-mile oval, its virtual version welcomed a new series when the ITSR Power Series visited. Overcast skies greeted … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Cody Thompson

February 9th, 2016 by David Ifeguni

For some racing fans, being able to spend a day or a weekend at a race track is a luxury. For Wisconsin’s Cody Thompson, it is just another Saturday. Thompson has been a staple at tracks across the Midwest since he was a young kid. Now, at the age of 24 years, he is a … Read the Rest »

BSRTC PRO Series: Accepting Video Game Team Sponsors, Among Others

February 8th, 2016 by Sean Braganza, Higher Eclectic Ground

After over two months since the finale of their grand Ninth season last year, the British Sim Racers are now set to return with the 2016 season of their increasingly popular iRacing based touring car championship — the BSRTC PRO Series. Scheduled to span more than three quarters of the year from the 17th of March to the … Read the Rest »

Jones Tames Tricky Triangle

February 8th, 2016 by Michael Chrobok

The iROC HPP Simulation Grand National Series thundered into the Pocono Mountains on Wednesday for 50 laps of sim racing action on Pennsylvania’s infamous 2.5-mile, three-turn “Tricky Triangle.” Although Brody Hays entered the race as the odds-on favorite, having won the last two events, a new face appeared in Victory Lane at the end of … Read the Rest »

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