by David Phillips on April 13th, 2013
When Brian V Macklin goes sim-racing nowadays you could say the fix is in. That’s because he favors the fixed setup versions of his favorite series, be it NASCAR Class A, B or C. Why not? With 29 wins in 97 starts in the Gen6, Chevy COT and Chevy Silverado in Season 1 – so far — the iRacing setups seem to be working for him . . . just as the generic iRacing package did in 2012 when the Harrington, Delaware sim-racer captured the overall National series title on the strength of six wins and 18 top fives. But while Macklin’s clearly favors the fixed oval packages, it doesn’t mean he’s afraid to play with the settings . . . or turn right as well as left. In fact [...]
January 17th, 2011
LONG POND, Pa. — Pocono Raceway has followed in Martinsville (Va.) Speedway’s footsteps by shifting qualifying for both its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events to Saturday.
October 27th, 2010
Denny Hamlin celebrates his victory in the Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway Sunday afternoon. (Phil Cavali Photo) CHARLOTTE, N.C.
October 26th, 2010
Kevin Harvick (29), Jimmie Johnson (48) and Denny Hamlin at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway Sunday. (HHP/Christa L. Thomas Photo) MARTINSVILLE, Va.
October 22nd, 2010
Kevin Harvick (left) has swapped pit crews with teammate Clint Bowyer beginning this weekend at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. MARTINSVILLE, Va. — In order to give Kevin Harvick the best chance at winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup title, team owner Richard Childress has swapped Harvick’s pit crew with that of teammate Clint Bowyer.
October 22nd, 2010
Kasey Kahne (left) stands with Richard Petty during the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
October 21st, 2010
Kasey Kahne has been released by Richard Petty Motorsports, effective immediately. (HHP/Alan Marler Photo) CONCORD, N.C. — Kasey Kahne won’t be finishing the season with Richard Petty Motorsports.
October 20th, 2010
John King (46) battles Austin Dillon earlier this season at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.
August 27th, 2010
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Martinsville Speedway will remain on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule for at least the next five years thanks to an agreement between the International Speedway Corp. and the Virginia Tobacco Commission
March 17th, 2010
CONCORD, N.C. — NASCAR Vice President of Competition Robin Pemberton confirmed during a press conference Wednesday at Charlotte Motor Speedway that the Sprint Cup Series will replace the rear wings on its cars with spoilers effective March 28 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.
by Jameson Spies on March 17th, 2010
Jesse Atchison, aka JA28, is one of iRacing’s top oval competitors. Champion of 2009 Season One Legends Cup and Season 4 Impala SS B, the Maryland-basd sim racer was a leading contender in the inaugural iRacing Pro Series Oval (iPSO) competition earlier this year. Atchison started online racing in 2002 and was the 2003 TVR Busch Series champion, 2005 S1 IROC champion, FLM SMSS Season 8 champion, the first ever ASCORS-sanctioned race winner and the 2007 ESCORS Alienware Series Champion. As one of the top fifty finishers in the iPSO, Atchison qualified for the NASCAR iRacing.com World Championship Series where he is currently fourth in the standings behind Richard Towler, Jayson Anderson and Thomas Lewandowski. iRacingNews‘ NiWCS correspondent and (in the interest of full disclosure) teammate Jameson Spies tracked-down [...]