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  • David Phillips
    Editor And Chief
    David Phillips is a long-time contributor to print and electronic publications in the U.S. and abroad, including Racer, Autosport, AutoWeek, Motor Sport and SPEEDtv.com, oversees the daily updating of news stories and assigns, edits and contributes feature material for inRacingNews.com.
  • Wil Vincent
    Contributing writer

    Wil is a 25 year old student, town planner, and sim racing commentator, most well known for his work as the lead commentator for GlacierTV. Wil got into commentating through his college student radio, where he also worked as a journalist and interviewer, covering gigs and festivals within the UK, and joined GlacierTV in February 2012, becoming lead commentator a month later. His work culminated in him commentating on the 2013 iRacing.com World Championship Grand Prix Series, iRacing Indy 500, and iRacing All Star Race. When he gets in the virtual cockpit, you'll normally see will taking on the thrill of IndyCar Oval racing, or trying his hand in GT action

    Outside of iRacing, Wil's an avid IndyCar fan, having watched the sport since the late 1990s, and always looks forward to the Month of May. He also enjoys watching NASCAR, Formula 1, and V8 Supercars.

  • Brooks Westfall
    Silver Crown Writer

    I've been sim racing since 2011 when I joined iRacing. I've jumped to many different sims, including rFactor, Richard Burns Rally, and the famous NASCAR Racing 2003. I picked up a copy of NR2003 with my birthday money when I was only 9, but was limited to a keyboard and a controller. After reciving a G25 for Christmas in '11, I've loved sim racing and the community iRacing has. I hope to end up writing for a car magazine or website in the near future, and intend on attending university to accomplish that.
    Aside from my career in sim racing and the real world, I hope to have my own small, yet functional race team soon with the purchace of a go kart. Since I'm currently residing in Maryland, I don't have a wide range of racing to choose from. My only options on a small budget are drag racing or kart racing. After the completion of my senior year in high school next year, I hope that inRacing News and other affiliates will help my dreams of writing for Road & Track become a reality!

  • Jeff Jacobs
    Contributor

    Jeff Jacobs started autocrossing with the SCCA in 1990 while a student at the University of Florida. He has competed in the SCCA's National Tour and ProSolo series since 1995, winning a ProSolo National Championship in H-Stock in 2011 driving a 2010 MINI Cooper. Jeff completed his SCCA Club Racing drivers' school in 2012 at Roebling Road in a Spec Miata. He currently writes a column for the SCCA's Northeast Division in SportsCar Magazine and is the Region Executive of the Philadelphia Region SCCA.

    Jeff joined iRacing in October 2012. After starting with the MX-5 and SRF cars, he has been concentrating on the Ford Mustang FR500S, competing in the iRacing.com Mustang Cup series and the Continental Endurance Sports Car Series.

  • Cam Stark
    contributing writer

    I began taking sim racing seriously about a year ago, but have loved motorsports from a young age. I began following Formula One first, then realized there are a huge variety of motorsports to watch. iRacing has opened my eyes even more to the diversity and volume of “real world” motorsports, let alone on the sim itself. With the huge varieties of series to choose from, you're spoiled for choice!

    Ever since I began iRacing, I wanted to improve on my ability, be it road or oval. Having not really heard about oval racing prior to November last year (blame the UK press), my mentality towards it has totally changed from what it would have initially been - it's awesome! I recently began road racing again - in the Star Mazda - and have been having a blast ever since. On top of racing the series I have the privilege of writing the articles for iRacing News.

    In all honesty I have surprised myself on iRacing. From being a fairly casual gamer/racer, it's been a world of difference, but it has far exceeded my expectations. I had a very brief stint driving in rFactor leagues, but I found my place of sim racing on this service, and I can't see myself stopping anytime soon.

  • Justin Sutton
    series contributor

    Justin is 29 and lives in Texas with his girlfriend and three dogs. Although always a fan of road racing growing up, Sutton never got the chance to participate in Sim-Racing until 2012 and didn't join iRacing until 2013. The son of a writer, and former resident of Connecticut and Philadelphia, his interests vary. Currently Sutton is a co-owner of YouTube channel focused on racing games and simulators and more specifically Formula One along with his partner Mikko from Finland (BoxBoxBoxGaming). Currently Sutton writes the Skip Barber F2000 and Lotus 49 articles (and the occasional F1 article) for iRacing News, and doesn't get nearly enough time to race the cars he writes about.

    Gaming is a big part of Sutton's life as well as he is both viewer and broadcaster on Twitch along with his girlfriend of seven years. In addition to being an aspiring writer he is a skilled speaker with a focus on commentary of races and hopes one day to do commentary for road racing of some kind.

  • Matt Holden
    Contributor

    Matt Holden began his involvement in motorsports at an early age, moving to Charlotte, NC when he was 6 months old. Growing up next door to a NASCAR TV personality, racing has always been a major part of his life. Currently studying Mechanical Engineering at UNC Charlotte, Matt works for US Legend Cars International as a technical inspector and race official at local tracks such as Charlotte Motor Speedway and Concord Speedway. Within iRacing, Matt is the Crew Chief for Gale Force Racing's #05 car in the NASCAR Peak Antifreeze Series, as well as Chassis Engineer for the team's R&D program.

  • Paul Slavonik
    iRacingNews Series Writer

    For all intents and purposes, Paul Slavonik was a late-bloomer to racing. Growing up watching NASCAR drivers such as Davey Allison and Earnhardt Sr. was the furthest extent of Paul’s racing aspirations at the time. Fast forwarding 20 years, Paul began watching the UK show Top Gear and thus ensued a fascination with all things fast. Soon after, Paul stumbled upon iRacing.com and has been hooked on racing ever since.
    A United States Army Veteran, Certified Audio Engineer and aspiring author, Paul spends his time hanging out with his wife and working on his first book. Currently residing in Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), TX, his favorite racing series is the Australian V8 Supercars (go FPR!) and he has recently joined a local ChumpCar racing team. Paul began writing news stories for iRacingNews in January of 2014 and currently covers the GT3 Challenge Series and the V8 Supercars Series.

  • Thiago Izequiel
    Contributor

    Born in 1985 in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Thiago Izequiel is a graphic and web designer, go kart racer, aiming to get a career in motorsports. He started racing in 2007 and joined iRacing in 2010. Thiago lives in Maricá, a little town located in Rio de Janeiro state, around 60km far away from Rio de Janeiro city. In 2014 he started to write for iRacing News and also started to design layouts for racing cars.

    Working as a freelancer today, he started working as a designer in 2006. After a few years working in web design agencies, Thiago decided to follow his dreams and quit his job to work with a racing driver named Suzane Carvalho in 2011, on her driver's school. Things didn't worked out as expected and Thiago, after getting jobs as a front-end developer and social media content developer, went back to the dream path as a freelancer so he could have more time to focus on his driving career.

  • Tom O'Leary
    author

    Tom is an 18-year old student from London, UK. Tom started sim-racing quite recently, although his passion for motorsport started at an early age, watching BTCC since the late 90s. Tom has since then expanded his interests in motorsport, watching Le Mans 24hr (and endurance racing as a whole) as well as the DTM, F1, and since starting to write about the NASCAR iRacing Series - NASCAR!

    Tom appeared on the sim-racing scene by trying out rFactor, rFactor 2 and then iRacing - where he spends most of his time racing in the Star Mazda Series where he has claimed third and then second overall in the two full seasons he has competed. On the oval side, Tom has completed a few races in the NASCAR Class C (Fixed) although he most enjoys the road side. Tom is an active member of Friction Racing, a team which focuses on the Star Mazda and the Williams-Toyota FW31, with the aim of reaching the Pro Series - and the iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series.

    In his personal life, Tom spend time with his girlfriend (they have been together for two years) and likes a variety of games and has started to livestream his races/gameplay on Twitch, to give an insight to his approach to racing and gaming.

  • Jack Davidson
    Staff Videographer

    Jack is a recent grad from Boston University with a passion for filmmaking as well as racing. He grew up playing games such as the Need For Speed series, Gran Turismo, and more recently, the GRID and DIRT franchises.

  • Jason Lofing
    iRacing.com Series Writer
    Jason is 21 years old and was born and raised in Elk Grove. California. A big time NASCAR fan, he hasn’t missed a race on Sunday in years. Lofing is also a huge San Fransisco Giants fan and tries to take in at least a couple games a year. Other than sim racing, his biggest (and far more expensive!) hobby is photography. Although he is rather new to sim racing, Lofing has already accomplished some pretty impressive results, qualifying for the 2011 iRacing Oval Pro Series in Season 1, 2011, winning the inaugural Landon Cassill Qualifying Challenge and finishing runner-up in the second one.
  • Katier Scott
    Contributing Writer
    I am a veteran sim racer who first started racing way back in 1993 on the SPRTSIMS section of Compuserve with a league who can trace themselves all the way to the present. Within that league I act as Chief Steward and try to bring the unique viewpoint that this experience gives me into my articles.
    I have a BA (Hons) in Journalism and Editorial design and have been writing for seven years and currently cover the Lotus 79 CTC and Radical series alongside my freelance work. Living in the UK, as well as motorsports I love Photography, Arts and Crafts and reading.
  • David Ifeguni
    Contributing Writer
    I was born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1988 and moved to Midland, Michigan when I was two years old. I stayed there until third grade when I moved to Farmington Hills, Michigan and now I currently live in Naperville, IL where I'm attending Metea Valley High School as a 9th grader. In the past, I have participated in soccer and this year I plan on joining swimming or water polo. My family includes my 15 year old sister, a 7 year old sister and my mom and dad. I have been writing since 6th grade and have participated in many writing contests in my school and have received several awards for writing.
    My fascination for motorsports began when I was nine. The first NASCAR race I watched on TV was the 2009 Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway, won by Kasey Kahne. My favorite NASCAR drivers are Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr, and Jimmie Johnson. I have watched all the races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series since 2010. I currently have three wins on iRacing, two of them in the Nationwide car at Daytona and one in the Street stocks at Charlotte. My favorite car and type of track on iRacing is the Nationwide Series (B Class) car and superspeedways.

Pre-Season Testing Comes to iRacing

by David Phillips on January 12th, 2015

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iRacing’s First 24 Hour Race Set for January 17-18 Like their counterparts in the Tudor United SportsCar Series participating in last week’s “Roar Before the 24,” iRacers are invited to take part in a pre-season test on January 17-18 in preparation for the iRacing 24 Hours of Daytona, the opening round of the 2015 Road Warriors Series, later this month.  In addition to fine-tuning their virtual prototypes and GT cars during the test event, competitors will have a chance to familiarize themselves with iRacing’s driver swap/team feature that makes it possible for two or more drivers thousands of miles apart to race the same virtual car around the clock.  As well, the test will enable iRacing to optimize the complex systems associated with staging three dozen or more simultaneous online [...]

Alatalo Takes the Spoils at Suzuka

by Cam Stark on January 10th, 2015

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The iRacing Star Mazda championship headed over to Japan for Round 3 of the season; the world famous Suzuka International Racing Course would be the track that the drivers will have to navigate on this third week of racing. With most of the drivers adjusting well to the new qualifying procedure they knew it was essential to not throw away an all-important lap during the 15 minute session, with a track like Suzuka it was never going to be easy to nail a perfect lap, but Kerry Knowlden (UK&I) once again did a tremendous job at qualifying his Star Mazda on the pole position for the race with a qualifying time of 1.55.071, he was just under a tenth ahead of Riku Alatalo (Finland) who joined the British driver on [...]

Racespot TV Renews 2015 iRacing Partnership, Increases Event Coverage

January 9th, 2015

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Interlagos 2014 iWCGPS Martin leads on Lap 1

RaceSpot TV are proud to announce that they have renewed their partnership with iRacing.com Motorsports Simulations, to cover the iRacing.com World Championship Grand Prix Series for the 2015 season. In addition, RaceSpot TV shall also provide coverage of the endurance rounds of the 2015 iRacing.com Road Warrior Series, and the 2015 iRacing.com Indianapolis 500. The iRacing.com World Championship Grand Prix Series is the pinnacle of simulated road racing, featuring the top 50 sim racers from iRacing’s road course series competing for more than $15,000 in cash and prizes. RaceSpot TV provided coverage of the majority of the 2014 World Championship season, as well as broadcasting the 2014/15 iRacing.com Pro Series of Road Racing. Wil Vincent will return to anchor coverage, marking his third year lead commentator for the series. He [...]

Tactics — and Ward — Reign Supreme at COTA

by Justin Sutton on January 9th, 2015

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Ward on the inside of Swirydowicz on the first lap.

The Circuit of the Americas Grand Prix layout played host to the third round of the season for the UK&I Skip Barber league.  The nearly 3.5 mile circuit took roughly two and a half minutes to complete for the F2000s, so a ten lap race was in store for the sim-racers.  Sebastian Job took pole as the only participant to post a time in qualifying under 2:29 and nearly six tenths faster than second place starter Wojciech Swirydowicz.  Tom Ward did well to start the race in third while Marc Mercer could only manage P9 on the grid and championship leader Graham Carroll was unfortunately absent. As the lights went green and the field climbed the hill toward Turn One there were minimal changes of position (aside from Mercer who [...]

Norton Dominates in Texas

January 9th, 2015

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Week Three of the 2015 Season 1 iRacing.com IndyCar Oval sent the series to Texas Motor Speedway. A grand total of 239 sim-racers raced in the Lone Star State throughout a week where handling, lapped traffic, pit strategy and tire wear were just some of the storylines that played-out. Ryan Norton (Florida) started on pole with Matt Pawelski (Pennsylvania) on his outside. Tim Holgate (Ohio) started on the inside of Row Two along with Christopher Demeritt (New Jersey) fourth, and Nigel Marneef (Benelux) rounded out the top five starting positions. Norton and Holgate each got off to excellent starts, easily pulling ahead of Pawelski before Turn One. Holgate immediately jumped to the outside in an attempt to take the lead, only to fall back in line behind Norton off of [...]

Past Champs Dominate GTC’s Mosport Week

by Jeff Jacobs on January 8th, 2015

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Nicholas Bailey (#10), Gustavo Cianfarani (#22) and Roman Gelogorodov (#19) found a way to share the back stretch at Mosport in the closing laps during Week 3.

The iRacing.com Grand Touring Cup series rang in the New Year with a week of sim-racing at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park that ended with two past and one defending class champions atop their respective classes despite fierce competition from others contending for podium spots. Todd Honczarenko is a past champion of the iRacing.com Mustang Challenge who has returned to the car in the third season of it being included in the reconfigured GTC series. His victory in Sunday’s highest strength-of-field race for the week extended in lead in the class championship points standings. Brad Wootton has finished atop the Solstice class in the GTC series in the past and made a strong bid to claim another championship by getting a key win to slightly extend his points lead during [...]

Berry Wins Dover with Bump-and-Run

by Jason Lofing on January 7th, 2015

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Vincent has a front row seat as Berry uses the "bump 'n run" to snatch the win from Schoenberg's grasp.

As the laps wound down at Dover International Speedway, it looked as if Josh Berry’s drive from the back of the field would come up just short. Berry, however, would not be denied his first NASCAR iRacing Pro Series victory of the season. With three laps remaining, he trailed leader Brian Schoenburg by a car length when Schoenburg lost momentum in lapped traffic enabling Berry to get to the lead car’s bumper.  Berry duly gave the #55 car a bump which sent Schoenburg up the track, allowing Berry to take the lead and the victory as Schoenburg lost too much time in his slide to have any hope of reclaiming the lead. Schoenburg held on for the runner-up spot, but it would be an understatement to say a feeling of [...]

Emerson Delivers at Road America

by Paul Slavonik on January 7th, 2015

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With the first season of 2015 now well under way, the level of competition is heating up in the iRacing.com V8 Supercars Series. Road America was the battleground for Week 3 and for 30-laps, drivers from all over the world competed against both man and mechanical beast in the debut season of the official Ford vs. Holden battle. As the cars took to the starting grid, it was veteran sim-racer, John Emerson of Team TTL, who took pole-position with a staggering time of 2:07.409 while driving the Commodore. Starting alongside Emerson in second was Ian Ford of Evolution Racing Australia. The second row of the grid belonged to SDC Motorsports driver, Martin Carroll and Team TTL driver, Vail Riches, with Michael Fulcher of SDC rounding out the top-five. Green flag! [...]

The Skippy Suzuka West Shocker

by Justin Sutton on January 6th, 2015

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Bolukbasi (74) moves up two places in two corners.

The second round of the UK&I Skip Barber League’s first season of 2015 ventured to a track layout not seen in recent times for a 16 lap race of the Suzuka West layout.  The western half of the legendary Suzuka circuit features the infamous 130R along with Spoon Curve and also Kamui Kobayashi’s favorite overtaking location: the hairpin (a move the boys of league are intimately familiar with).  The current championship leader, Graham Carroll, took pole position and looked a good bet to continue his winning ways ahead of Tom Ward in second and Sebastian Job in third while defending champion Marc Mercer could only manage sixth. The grid lined up between Spoon and 130R for the launch.  With such a high speed first corner the typical Skippy launches were [...]

Coanda Simsport Rebounds at NES 6 Hours of COTA

by Niel Hekkens on January 5th, 2015

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After a month the whole paddock went from the Sunshine State to the sunny Lone Star State for Round Two of the NEO Endurance Series at Circuit of the Americas in Austin (TX). During free practice sessions on Friday and Saturday it became clear this would be a tough race for all classes. COTA is a very technical circuit and while the track itself is very wide with a lot of run off areas, the racing line is very narrow. Coanda Simsport Bounces Back It was Coanda Simsport who had pole position, but Radicals Online took the lead early lead and dominated the first half of the race. At the halfway mark they switched positions with Coanda Simsport multiple times. Then with one hour to go Radicals Online had contact [...]

Champion Motorsports Driver Development Program

by David Anderson on January 5th, 2015

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Champion Motorsports is pleased to present our Driver Development Program using iRacing.com, the Mazda MX-5 car set and core content with iRacing. This program is designed to promote learning, collaboration, and teach various aspects of motorsports racing fundamentals. We believe these skills learned will not only apply to helping drivers become great sim racers, but also cross over into the real world. Whether you are interested in being in autocross, HPDE, club racing, pro racing or just having fun online this program is for you. All skill levels from beginner to advanced are welcome: The focus is purely on learning and becoming better as a group in a no pressure environment. This is not a point series, it’s a series of events to have fun and learn. Who is Champion [...]

Baker Tops Action-Filled Week at the Brickyard

by Brian Tate on January 5th, 2015

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It was busy week at the Brickyard with participants aplenty competing in the NASCAR iRacing.com Class B Series Open championship as the famed 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway played host to Week 2 of the 12-week championship. Gale Force Racing’s Larry Scott Jr. arrived in the virtual Hoosier State with the points lead after a successful run the week before at Richmond, but it was a teammate who stole his thunder and walked out of Indy with the checkered flag.  Kitchener, Ontario’s Matt Baker took advantage of the carnage during a mid-race restart to secure the week’s top race from his 11th place starting position. As with the prior week, the opening night’s 9:00pm EST race (Monday) turned out to be the high strength of field race which boasted a total [...]

Champions Crowned in Chaotic Finale

by James Prostell Jr. on January 3rd, 2015

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DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – And it all comes down to this. Eleven parts have been completed of the twelve-act drama known as the Red Sox Racing League’s GT Battle, and the final act is set to take place on quite the stage. Home to both the Daytona 500 and Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, the Daytona International Speedway has given fans of both oval and road course disciplines plenty to cheer about over the years, and the season-ending Gentleman Jim 25 Laps of Daytona elicit a few more roars. If that wasn’t enough, fans in attendance are in for a special treat – this particular weekend the Red Sox Racing League is sharing the 12-turn, 3.56-mile with the Historic Sportscar Racing group as they put on their annual Classic 24 [...]

Caudill Captures Iowa

by Seth Eggert on January 2nd, 2015

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Week Two of the 2015 Season 1 iRacing.com IndyCar Oval sent the series to Iowa Speedway. A grand total of 203 sim-racers took on the 7/8s mile speedway throughout a week in which cautions, handling, lapped traffic, pit strategy, tire wear, and single-file restarts were just some of the storylines that played-out. Erick Davis (Canada) started on pole with Vick Caudill (Michigan) on his outside. Chuck Eisenbarth (Ohio) started from the inside of Row Two alongside Rob Unglenieks (Michigan) with Matt Pawelski (Pennsylvania) rounding out the top five starting positions. Davis had an excellent start and easily led Caudill and Eisenbarth into Turn One. Eisenbarth looked low on Caudill and quickly fell back behind Unglenieks and alongside Pawelski who subsequently pushed high off of Turn Four and nearly collided with [...]

Ishida Takes Victory in the Ardennes

December 30th, 2014

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Ishida won the day after a hard fought race.

The first week of iRacing’s 2015 sim racing year saw the IndyCar Road Series take to a ribbon of asphalt in Belgium’s beautiful Ardennes Forest. This, however, was not just any ribbon of asphalt. Holding its first race in 1921, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps is just about the most historic and majestic track in motorsport, possibly only rivaled by tracks such as Monaco, Circuit de la Sarthe (Le Mans) and, of course, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It sees drivers go from a near standstill at the La Source hairpin to shooting up a nearly vertical corner combination through Eau Rouge-Raidillon. Drivers then fly up the Kemmel Straight into the Malmédy chicane. At Malmédy, the new circuit pulls away from the older and much more dangerous circuit. The drivers take to the [...]

Early Advantage: Sicilia

by Cam Stark on December 30th, 2014

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Knowlden closely follows Sicilia home

Week 1 of the inaugural 2015 season took the Star Mazda’s to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The 2.238 mile circuit had an 11 turn configuration awaiting the drivers over 20 laps of sim racing. This season is where the new qualifying format has been implemented.  In brief, the new format means qualifying and the race happen in the same session; you have a 15 minute open qualifying session, followed by five minutes of practice, and then the race directly after this. One big difference of this format is that the drivers will no longer have a solid time down for the whole week; rather, they set a time in each qualifying session and the time from that session determines their starting position for the race in that session. Pole position [...]

UK&I Skip Barber Kicks Off 2015 in Style

by Justin Sutton on December 29th, 2014

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Job at the outside of the Turn Five Hairpin.

The opening round of the UK&I Skip Barber League’s first season in 2015 landed in Okayama for a 14 lap race of the full circuit, one that has proven to be a thriller in seasons past.  Taking the first pole position of 2015 was Simon Povey, but he shared the front row with Sebastian Job.  Making things even more difficult for Povey, the second row consisted of the always impressive Graham Carroll and seven-time champion Marc Mercer.  Rounding out the top five was another UK&I Skip Barber champion, Wojciech Swirydowicz, in a field of nearly three dozen. The launch was typical of the league with the top drivers all slotting into the grid positions on the short run down to Turn One.  It wasn’t until Hobbs corner that the action [...]

Scott Jr. Makes Early Championship Statement at Richmond

by Brian Tate on December 29th, 2014

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Although the big ball in Times Square has not even dropped yet, 2015 is underway — at least in iRacing, where the NASCAR iRacing.com Class B Series Open opened its first season of the year under the lights of Richmond International Raceway.  After falling 11 points short of championship in the final season of 2014, Gulfport, Mississippi’s Larry Scott Jr. hit the track running strong, marking himself as one of the top contenders in 2015′s first championship The first race of 12 of 2015 Season 1 took place on the 3/4-mile oval in Richmond, Virginia.  Usually, the first race of a season has plenty of questions marks with the setup of the cars as physics updates put the setup builders to the fire.  However, coming off the short final season [...]

Get to Know: Michael Willard

by David Ifeguni on December 29th, 2014

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There is one word to describe the final iRacer you will “get to know” in 2014: Dedication. Be it dedication to his multitude of jobs, or his sim racing endeavors, when iRacer Michael Willard has a goal in mind he sticks to it. You can’t win eight division championships without being goal-oriented! The Ohioan has started 72 races this year, with a majority of his starts (52) coming on road courses. His four wins in the year have all come in the Road Warrior Series in three different cars. He also has 30 top fives, 38 top ten finishes and five poles to cap off a rather impressive 2014. Perhaps his biggest accomplishment in 2014 would be his three division championships in the first three seasons this year of the [...]