by David Phillips on February 10th, 2012
Online Motorsports Service Rated Best Racing Game of All The editors, columnists and contributors of PC Gamer have named iRacing.com to the magazine’s list of the Top 100 Games of All Time. Not only did the PC Gamer “Brain Trust” rate iRacing.com 39th on the list, they ranked it as the top auto racing game of all time . . . “the ne plus ultra of PC racing technology.” But why listen to iRacing’s take on the matter. Let’s let PC Gamer do the talking. “If you need your sim racing to be accurate,” wrote Andy Mahood, PC Gamer sim columnist, “nothing touches iRacing. Used by professional and amateur racers as well as tens of thousands of gamers, this is the ne plus ultra of PC racing technology. (You may [...]
by Christopher Leone on February 10th, 2012
For the sixth consecutive season, the inRacingNews Challenge features multi-class championship racing between Pontiac Solstices and SpecRacer Fords. But with the dawn of a new year of online racing comes the introduction of a new car as well – the Mazda MX-5 Roadster, which has immediately attracted some of the biggest names in the iRNC. Their first chance to wheel around the new Mazda came in the first of four visits to Summit Point Raceway on the season, this one coming on the full layout. In their first spin in the Mazda, Ralf Janiak took the top honors on the week with 151 points; Janiak scored two wins, one from the pole, in two starts to edge Flavien Vidal’s 145 points. Janiak also led all Solstice drivers with 171 points, [...]
by Tim Terry on February 10th, 2012
Byron Daley and Thomas Hazard both had plenty of reason to celebrate Thursday night after the Trane Dealers 200 Presented by Massingill Expert Services. Daley recorded his second career win in the GSRacing.net Truck Series when he crossed the line first at the Atlanta Motor Speedway while Hazard took home his first career championship with a seventh place finish in the final event of the season. A green flag run spanning the full second half of the race shook-up the landscape of the running order with some sim racers gambling on fuel mileage. Tanner Stoops finished in second after 2011 GSRacing.net Truck Series champ Bryan Blackford ran out of fuel with three laps to go. Allen Krier finished in third, followed by Justin Thompson and Brandon Buchberger.