by David Phillips on January 15th, 2013
The 2013 World Tour of iRacing kicks-off with the Roar Before the 2.4 on Friday, January 18 at 9 PM Eastern (02:00 GMT Saturday, January 19) and Saturday, January 19 at 1 PM Eastern (18:00 GMT). GlacierTV.com will broadcast the top split of the Saturday afternoon race. The open set-up, multi-class event features Ford Mustang FR500, Volkswagen Jetta TDi and Mazda MX5 Cup cars racing online for sixty minutes on the Daytona International Speedway road course under the bright (virtual) Florida sun. Practice and qualifying begins on Tuesday, January 15 and will be open all week prior to the race, with multi-car qualifying sessions 20 minutes in length. iRacers should check the Roar Before the 2.4 series page for complete details.
by David Phillips on February 18th, 2012
What’s a nice guy from Algeria doing at Lanier and South Boston? Well if you’re speaking of Farid Laggoune the answer is: winning sim races. Lots of them. Laggoune (who sports the red, white and green colors of Algeria on his helmet despite having since moved to France) finds himself in familiar territory these days, namely leading the iRacing.com Legends Cup midway through the third week of 2012 Season 1 on the strength of 15 wins in 28 starts. That’s right where he finished 2011 Season 4C, by the way, atop the Legends Cup standings (ahead of some guy named Scott Speed) after a Season 4B that saw him visit Victory Lane no less than 30 times in 66 outings. Laggoune isn’t ALL about Legends. Of late he’s dipped his [...]