November 17th, 2012
Jenson Button fears he is at risk of getting caught up in a chaotic first corner after a technical problem left him 12th on the United States Grand Prix grid.
by Christopher Leone on November 17th, 2012
Through two weeks of Season Four of the 2012 inRacingNews Challenge, two familiar names from last season have taken their place atop the standings in the Mazda MX-5 Roadster and Pontiac Solstice classes. But with many familiar names currently in the championship battle, and some new faces already challenging for supremacy, it seems clear already that nobody should expect to score an easy championship. In Solstice, Andrey Loginov has come off of a sixth place finish in last season’s standings to hold the class lead with 282 points. Behind him is Niccolò Cedrati with 256 points and iRNC mainstay Chris Hughson with 236. Meanwhile, Hughson leads Mark Megens in Mazda points, 251-247, while Tyler McEwan ranks third with 226. Loginov, Cedrati, and Hughson should make for an interesting battle based [...]
by David Phillips on November 17th, 2012
With a surname like his, Diego Rodriguez Alonso had some pretty lofty standards to meet when he joined iRacing at the end of July. And while he still has a fair way to go before becoming motorsports’ most celebrated Alonso, he could hardly have enjoyed a more impressive start to his iRacing career. As a rookie, he drove his Mazda MX-5 to an impressive championship in the 2012 Season 3 inRacingNews Challenge, taking 19 wins in 24 starts – and going a perfect 24 for 24 in poles – to best Christoph Schön and iRNC stalwart Chris Hughson; this while grabbing the S3 Nvidia Cup with eight wins in 12 races and, you guessed it, a dozen poles. Alonso’s secret? At least one of them is practice, practice, practice. (Click [...]