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August 22nd, 2009 by KevinB
iRacing.com to Put IndyCar Series Fans in the Driver’s Seat: Virtual Indy 500 Next May Highlights Partnership with Indy Racing League, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Dallara Sonoma, CA (August 22, 2009) – IndyCar Series racing fans won’t just be able to attend the Indianapolis 500 in person next year, or watch the broadcast at home – on the 2010 Memorial Day weekend anyone in the world who has a PC and a broadband internet connection will be able to drive in a stunningly realistic virtual version of the race. It's not just the sleek lines of the Dallara I 09 IndyCar that are precisely captured in iRacing.com's virtual version, the digital race car's mechanical elements are all modeled with the highest possible level of fidelity such that the digital car's performance is essentially identical to its real-world counterpart. Under the terms of a multi-year partnership with the Indy Racing League, iRacing.com’s motorsport simulation service will offer fans the opportunity to compete in virtual versions of IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights races on a variety of tracks, including Indianapolis Motor Speedway, beginning this fall
July 30th, 2009 by ShannonW
In-sim image of Lotus 79s racing out of the Corkscrew at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Three decades on from their Olympic-winning performances, human athletes are invariably long past their prime
July 6th, 2009 by TimW
Most visitors to seaside sand dunes are there to swim and lounge on the beach; in the Netherlands, hard on the North Sea, they come to Circuit Park Zandvoort to race cars. Under the terms of an agreement jointly announced today by Exploitatie Circuit Park Zandvoort B.V. and iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations, LLC, drivers from all over the world will be able to experience the challenge of this classic European road-racing facility and compete with each other in organized races there just by logging onto the iRacing motorsport simulation service over the internet.
June 12th, 2009 by KevinB
Brands Hatch, home for many years to the British Grand Prix and today host to A1GP and many other open-wheel and touring-car series, and Oulton Park, a hill-and-dale circuit named by drivers as one of the world’s most challenging, will join Silverstone as the second and third British motorsport facilities to be represented in the … Read the Rest »
June 12th, 2009 by Jay
Brands Hatch, home for many years to the British Grand Prix and today host to A1GP and many other open-wheel and touring-car series, and Oulton Park, a hill-and-dale circuit named by drivers as one of the world’s most challenging, will join Silverstone as the second and third British motorsport facilities to be represented in the iRacing.com motorsport simulation service.
May 16th, 2009 by Jay
NASCAR and iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations announced today that the two organizations are joining forces to create a NASCAR-sanctioned online racing series, a new competition division that will be licensed by NASCAR and organized and hosted by iRacing. Beginning early in 2010, NASCAR fans anywhere in the world will be able to log onto the internet and compete against one another, as well as a number of NASCAR drivers, in an official NASCAR series featuring digital duplicates of real-world NASCAR cars and tracks in the most realistic NASCAR racing environment ever created. “The online world is an ever growing marketplace filled with NASCAR fans.
May 11th, 2009 by KevinB
Marcos Ambrose is competing these days on America’s NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit, but his heart and his racing roots are in his native Australia. That’s why he’s partnering with iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations, the global leader in on-line auto racing competition, to expand the presence of the company’s internet racing service in Australia and New Zealand. Marcos Ambrose smiles after completing a session on the iRacing.com simulation service
May 7th, 2009 by KevinB
Sports Car Club of America, Inc. and iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations, LLC have jointly announced a multi-year partnership naming iRacing.com the “Official Motorsport Simulation of SCCA.” As part of the overall partnership, iRacing.com has also introduced the SCCA Spec Racer Ford to its service.
Volkswagen Announces Partnership with iRacing.com to Aid in Jetta TDI Cup Driver Training and Candidate Identification
April 25th, 2009 by KevinB
Volkswagen of America, Inc. and its SCCA Pro Racing Jetta TDI Cup series have announced a partnership with iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations, LLC, that will allow the racing series to utilize iRacing’s online racing simulations to further enhance training and recruiting capabilities. The partnership will aid in current Jetta TDI Cup driver training and identify driver candidates for future seasons
April 17th, 2009 by TonyG
NASCAR’s fastest race track, Talladega Superspeedway, is now available to iRacing.com members, and a new version of Chevrolet’s racing stock car – the Impala SS, as raced in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series – will join the iRacing fleet within the next two weeks. “Talladega Superspeedway is host to some of the legendary races in the history of motorsport, and now our members will be able to make personal racing history of their own,” said Tony Gardner, iRacing’s president. “And we expect our members to enjoy competing at Talladega and elsewhere with this new version of the Chevy Impala SS.