- iRacing.com Announces iRacing 2.020,141
- Dave Kaemmer Comes Clean on Dirt13,043
- iRacing.com to create virtual McLaren MP4-12C GT312,060
- Release Notes for 2012 Season 311,405
- Scanning What’s in Store for iRacing with Tony Gardner10,465
- The iRacing.com Protest System – May, 201210,311
- Building the iRacing System 1018,964
- Improving the Sound of iRacing7,610
- iRacing.com to Build Digital Honda for New Super GT Series7,364
- Two New Cars and Two New Tracks Coming to iRacing Soon6,746
- Towler, Wood Suspended from Upcoming iWCRR Events
- Dave Kaemmer Comes Clean on Dirt
- iRacing.com Announces iRacing 2.0
- The iRacing.com Protest System - May, 2012
- Bathurst Coming to iRacing!
- iRacing's Corvette: Good Enough is Not Good Enough
- Scanning What’s in Store for iRacing with Tony Gardner
- iRacing.com Announces Further Plans to Increase Race Participation and Size of Race Fields
- iRacing Simulation Gives NASCAR Hall of Fame Guests Authentic Driving Experience
- iRacing Poll on Possible Championship Points Structure Changes
May 9th, 2013
NASCAR Sprint Cup star Kurt Busch says his IndyCar test with Andretti has left him open to a possible Indianapolis 500 campaign in the future, although he cautioned that a lot of work would have to be done before he feels ready. Busch drove IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay’s car to complete the full Indy 500 rookie orientation programme at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Thursday, achieving average speeds of 218 mph. The 2004 Cup champion admitted that he is intrigued by the idea of tackling the Indy 500/Coca Cola 600 double, which has previously only been attempted on the same day by John Andretti, Robby Gordon, and Tony Stewart.
May 9th, 2013
Sebastien Loeb has tested the Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak for the first time, the Frenchman admitting he was amazed by how fast the car is. Loeb, who will compete in the event for the first time this year, drove the car at a test track in north-west France earlier this week. The nine-time World Rally Champion said: “I’ve never driven anything that accelerates so fast
April 23rd, 2013
Peugeot has confirmed technical details of the 208 T16 Pikes Peak – a car tested for the first time by Sebastien Loeb last week.
March 21st, 2013
Romain Grosjean is confident that there will be no repeat of his Australian Grand Prix problems in Malaysia this weekend. The Franco-Swiss driver finished 10th , over 90 seconds behind winning team-mate Kimi Raikkonen, and blamed the performance on a car problem
January 31st, 2013
Auto GP has revealed further aero tweaks to its already heavily revised 2013 car. The latest evolution, the product of a collaboration between series organiser Enzo Coloni and former Ferrari and Williams designer Enrique Scalabroni, is expected to bring further increases in performance. The original revisions, revealed exclusively by AUTOSPORT in August, resulted in circa 1.5s lap-time improvements when 2012 champion Adrian Quaife-Hobbs tested at Barcelona in December
January 11th, 2013
The second day of NASCAR Sprint Cup testing at Daytona on Friday was marred by a massive accident that has ruled several teams out of the rest of the test. The multi-car crash was triggered when Dale Earnhardt Jr made contact with Marcos Ambrose as a large group of drivers practiced pack drafting
November 15th, 2012
Argentina’s Eric Lichtenstein will make the leap from Formula Ford to GP3 next season with Carlin.
November 3rd, 2012
Kimi Raikkonen says he has already seen enough of Lotus’s latest updates to feel the team can take a step forward in performance for the rest of the season. The Enstone-based outfit began the second half of the campaign with high hopes that a development push could take its Finnish driver to the title success. But a failure to match the development spend of rival teams Red Bull, McLaren and Ferrari has left the team to endure a few tough races during the Autumn and dropped its lead driver out of the hunt for the title.
October 14th, 2012
Kimi Raikkonen refuses to get carried away with hopes of a Lotus resurgence, despite the team’s improved Korea form giving him a shot at staying in title contention. The Lotus driver qualified fifth at Yeongam, his best qualifying result since the Belgian Grand Prix. That return to coincided coincided with his outfit successfully introducing a raft of updates , including the Coanda-effect exhausts.
September 22nd, 2012
Marussia team principal John Booth is certain that his outfit has a car capable of taking the fight to Caterham after a strong showing in Friday practice in Singapore.
September 17th, 2012
Lotus will introduce a new rear wing for this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix that should improve its DRS-performance. As the Enstone-based outfit bids to get back to fighting for the podium, following a disappointing weekend in Italy, the team is confident that the high-downforce nature of Singapore will play better to its car strengths
September 8th, 2012
Timo Glock – 20th: “In the morning we struggled a bit more than yesterday. The car balance was a little bit out and not the same as yesterday, but we tried some new stuff for qualifying and I was happy with the changes. In the first run I got a good tow because our downforce package is pretty efficient, but if you get a tow you gain quite a lot of top speed as well.
September 7th, 2012
Sauber drivers Sergio Perez and Kamui Kobayashi say their car’s performance is falling short of expectations at Monza after a troubled Friday practice .
June 9th, 2012
Ganassi driver Scott Dixon set the fastest time in the final practice session for this weekend’s IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway.
by Jason Lofing on May 30th, 2012
Nick Ottinger scored his second win of the 2012 NASCAR iRacing.com World Championship Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway, holding hard-charging polesitter Brian Schoenburg at bay on a late restart before the latter’s motor expired with four laps remaining. After starting eighth, Ottinger ran at or near the front throughout the online race and took advantage of misfortunes that befell Ray Alfalla and Steve Sheehan to move into contention as the laps wound-down. After grabbing the lead from Byron Daley with 29 laps remaining, Ottinger took the checkered flag ahead of Alfalla, Kevin King, Patrick Baldwin and Daley, hoisting himself into the middle of the championship picture in the bargain. The last quarter of the 200 lap, 300 mile race was packed with action. The final scheduled pit stop on Lap [...]
May 14th, 2012
Ferrari still needs to make a ‘massive’ step forward with its car if it is to win the world championship this year, despite Fernando Alonso’s second place in Spain moving him back to the head of the standings. That is the view of its team principal Stefano Domenicali who thinks that, although updates introduced at Barcelona have delivered as expected, much more progress is needed over the remainder of the campaign. “This has to be a push for all the engineers at home to make sure that we improve the car,” Domenicali said about Alonso now being joint leader of the title chase with Sebastian Vettel.
November 16th, 2011
Stefano Coletti is confident of being better prepared for his final half-day of running with Scuderia Toro Rosso during the Abu Dhabi young driver test after sitting out today in favour of Kevin Ceccon. Coletti, a race-winner in GP2 Asia in Abu Dhabi earlier this year, completed 87 laps yesterday, finishing the day 11th fastest
by Katier Scott on November 9th, 2011
iRacing’s Eric Hudec recently provided the Lotus 79 community with a superb example of community co-operation in working through a series of comparatively simple, but much requested, changes to this challenging Class B car. Led by Classic Lotus Grand Prix Series/community leader, Frank Herfjord, the Lotus 79 community used a forum thread started by Hudec to discuss changes they felt were fairly simple to implement but important to improving the realism and enjoyment of the car. Within a week of the discussion, Hudec had worked through the requests and created a patch which he successfully implemented on Monday night, allowing the community time to get used to the revisions before Week 2 commenced. The revisions included changes to the Lotus 79′s fuel economy, the increments for fueling the car, increased [...]
October 19th, 2011
Mercedes is experimenting with an innovative front wing that uses the F-duct concept to boost downforce. The airflow entering the slot on the front of the nose is, under certain air pressure conditions, diverted through channels in the front wing assembly and then redirected out of slots in the bottom of the main plan. This airflow is fed to the diffuser, boosting the downforce generated at the rear of the car
October 18th, 2011
Rubens Barrichello thinks it is vital that Williams gets an understanding of why this year’s car did not perform if it is to ensure that its 2012 challenger is a big step forward. With Williams enduring its worst ever season in F1, Barrichello thinks the target for the remainder of the campaign is not in improving the current car but in getting to grips on what went wrong last winter. “The car was born bad and there is no way of turning that back,” said Barrichello.