- iRacing.com Announces iRacing 2.020,289
- Dave Kaemmer Comes Clean on Dirt13,167
- iRacing.com to create virtual McLaren MP4-12C GT312,087
- Release Notes for 2012 Season 311,423
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- Building the iRacing System 1019,072
- Improving the Sound of iRacing7,639
- iRacing.com to Build Digital Honda for New Super GT Series7,421
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- The 28th Vintage Racing Festival Formula 1 Reunion June 22 - 25, 2007
- iRacing.com to Build Digital Honda for New Super GT Series
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May 16th, 2013
Dario Franchitti took Honda to the top of the timesheets at Indianapolis for the first time this month after setting the fastest time in the fifth day of practice at the Brickyard on Wednesday. The defending race winner’s 224.236mph lap came late in the day as drivers settled into small packs to evaluate their cars’ handling in traffic, but he also set the fastest non-towed lap of 218.789mph earlier on
April 9th, 2013
Rahal Letterman Lanigan will add a third car to its line-up for next month’s Indianapolis 500. The deal will make RLL the fourth team to add an Indy-only entry, following Conor Daly’s appointment by AJ Foyt Racing, Carlos Munoz signing with Andretti, and Ryan Briscoe’s expected deal with Ganassi .
by Jordan Hightower on March 31st, 2013
Indianapolis Motor Speedway plays host to 565 sim racers for Week Eight of the NASCAR iRacing.com Class C Series (open setup). Winning at the famed speedway is something that every racer should have on their bucket list, and this week, a select few were able to cross that special event off of their list and drive into victory lane. Keith Elliott (Western Canada) topped the top Strength of Field event for the week, taking the victory over Steven Lutz (Ohio) by a slim margin of 0.047 seconds in a drag race back to the finish line after leading nine of the event’s 40 laps. Trent Ringler (Indiana) rounded out the podium in the 2986 SoF, 3.103 seconds back with Jason Lupo (Mid-South) and Scott Austin (Michigan) rounding out the top [...]
December 6th, 2012
Penske IndyCar team-mates Will Power and Helio Castroneves have backed their team boss Roger Penske’s pitch to get Tony Stewart to enter the Indianapolis 500. Legendary team boss Penske went public with his attempts to get the three-time NASCAR Cup champion to race in the Indy 500 and the 600-mile race at Charlotte on the same day at the recent NASCAR awards banquet. Indianapolis Motor Speedway CEO and president Jeff Belskus says that the organisers will be open to moving the start time forward at Indy to enable Stewart – the 1997 Indy Racing League champion – to enter both races for the first time since 2001.
July 29th, 2012
Jimmie Johnson dominated on the way to his fourth Brickyard 400 win and his third NASCAR Sprint Cup points-paying victory of the season. The four-time Cup champion claimed the lead following the first round of pitstops, overtaking polesitter Denny Hamlin as they were leaving pit road. Once ahead, only pitstops and strategy gambles from Penske’s Brad Keselowski and Roush Fenway’s Greg Biffle led to any lead changes.
May 17th, 2012
Josef Newgarden topped Indy 500 practice for the third time this week, although the Sarah Fisher Hartman racer also earned the distinction of being the first driver to hit the Brickyard wall in 2012. Newgarden topped the charts with a 40.2977s lap (222.785mph), putting him just ahead of Andretti Autosport trio Marco Andretti (222.108mph), Ryan Hunter-Reay (221.763mph), and James Hinchcliffe (221.638mph). But his day ended when he lost control of his car just 16 minutes before the end of the six hour session and spun through 720 degrees before glancing against the barriers
May 4th, 2012
Townsend Bell will rekindle his relationship with Sam Schmidt Motorsports after being announced as the driver of the team’s second car for this month’s Indianapolis 500. It will be the third year in succession that Bell has raced at Indy for Schmidt. “Fast and consistency win the Indianapolis 500,” said Bell
April 23rd, 2012
Michael Shank Racing has filed an entry to run Jay Howard in next month’s Indy 500, although its participation will hinge upon the team securing an engine deal. The Ohio-based team, which won this year’s Daytona 500, took delivery of a DW12 chassis earlier this year and has the funding for its Indy campaign in place, and team owner Shank said that he is confident of a strong performance provided that he can find an engine. “We have the sponsor package in place, and we believe Jay is the kind of driver who could really shine in the 500,” Shank said
February 14th, 2012
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Arie Luyendyk has been named as one of three new race stewards for the coming IndyCar season. The 58-year-old Dutchman will form a race control team with former Champ Car competitions chief Gary Barnard and ex-racer Johnny Unser, all reporting to race director Beaux Barfield
by Tim Terry on December 3rd, 2011
Bryan Blackford (Seminole, FL) outlasted an altercation on the final restart of the Mason Baker Designs 150 on Thursday night at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to take his first win of the GSRacing.net Truck Series season. The two time and defending Truck Series titlist and Jeremy Allen (Indinapolis, IN) slammed into each other on the final restart of the event, triggering a multi-truck wreck that ended the event under the race’s eighth caution flag. Josh Berry (Mooresville, NC) dodged the trucks to finish second in the event with Nick Ottinger (Claremont, NC), Patrick Fogel (Hughesville, PA) and Danny Hansen (Amherst, WI) rounding-out the top five. The 60-lap, 150 mile race took one hour, 35 minutes to complete. Eight lead changes between eight drivers set the pace for the race. A [...]
November 16th, 2011
Kevin Harvick hopes to give fellow Chevrolet driver Tony Stewart a push in his bid to win a third Sprint Cup series title.
November 4th, 2011
Danica Patrick will enter the 2012 Daytona 500 as part of a 10-race NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule, Stewart Haas Racing announced on Friday. The former IndyCar star, who is switching full time to NASCAR, will drive the #10 Chevrolet for Stewart Haas Racing in next year’s season-opening event, attempting to make the field for what would be her first Cup outing
October 1st, 2011
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing has announced the hiring of John Probst as its new technical director. Probst will start his new role next month, having held the same title at the Red Bull Racing Team, where he worked for the past five years. He will be EGR’s first technical director, as the position is new within the organisation
July 30th, 2011
Roush Fenway Racing’s David Ragan claimed pole position for the Brickyard 400 as the team continued its dominance of the Indianapolis weekend. Ragan, who claimed his maiden Sprint Cup win earlier this month at Daytona, beat the early benchmark set by three-time Brickyard 400 winner Jimmie Johnson with a lap of 49.182 seconds at an average speed of 182.994 mph. Red Bull Racing’s Kasey Kahne would later get to within 0.018s of Ragan’s lap, bumping Johnson from the front row of the grid and securing his best start at Indy.
July 7th, 2011
The NASCAR Nationwide Series will run for the first time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway next year as a support race for the Brickyard 400.
June 17th, 2011
Two-time Daytona 500 winner and NASCAR Sprint Cup team owner Michael Waltrip made his Le Mans debut in an AF Corse-run Ferrari 458 last weekend. The 48-year-old American admitted that it had been an eye-opening event, and one that he later described on his Twitter account as one of his top 13 life experiences.
January 10th, 2011
Firestone tires stacked in an IndyCar garage area during the 2010 season. (IndyCar photo). MOORESVILLE, N.C.
December 14th, 2010
Chip Ganassi (left) and Jamie McMurray celebrate after winning the Daytona 500 in February. (HHP/Gregg Ellman Photo) Chip Ganassi vividly remembers the day his picture appeared on the back cover of National Speed Sport News .
December 1st, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS — Car owner Chip Ganassi received the first International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) Achievement Award Tuesday night during the IMIS welcome reception at Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis. Chris Paulsen, owner of C&R Racing and one of the founders of IMIS, presented the award to Ganassi, who scored two championships and numerous high-profile victories throughout the 2010 season as an owner in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, IZOD IndyCar Series and Grand Am Rolex Series
September 29th, 2010
Ex-Lotus Formula 1 racer Trevor Taylor died yesterday aged 73 after losing his battle with cancer. Taylor started his racing career in sportscars in the mid-1950s before winning the 500cc British Formula 3 title in 1958