by Thiago Izequiel on October 28th, 2014
So, let me start being very clear about one thing: I love motorsports. I do. I really do! More than anything else. Are we clear with that? OK. Now, this is of course, my opinion. My way of seeing things related to this issue. I don’t usually write about subjects like this, because honestly, sometimes (OK, almost always) people don’t agree with us and since this is the internet, I don’t feel comfortable about being shouted at for something that it’s my right to do: Having an opinion about something. But this time I just felt like I needed to write it down. I’m here at iRacing for almost four years. And I’m not lying when I tell you that I discovered this service a couple of months after buying [...]
by Thiago Izequiel on July 11th, 2014
Versão em português abaixo, após o vídeo This is the history of a very special moment of my life. It happened in 2011, on the 26th and 27th of July. It’s very hard for an aspiring racing driver to have the opportunity to test a race car without having to pay for it. This happened to me, but I had to create my own luck. And it worked. A little about me: In 2010 I bought a second hand Momo Logitech steering wheel, because until then, I had very little experience with “simulators” and I couldn’t go sim racing in a appropriate way, because I didn’t have a wheel. In November of that year I got to know iRacing. When I became a member of this community, my life changed [...]
October 25th, 2012
Regan Smith will drive a full season for JR Motorsports in the 2013 Nationwide Series, the team announced Wednesday. Smith will drive the #5 Chevrolet next year for Dale Earnhardt Jr’s outfit hoping to contend for the title in the second-tier series and will race for the team for the first time in this year’s season-finale at Homestead.
January 31st, 2011
DENVER, N.C. — Mike Bliss will join TriStar Motorsports to drive the No. 19 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Nationwide Series alongside teammate Eric McClure
January 6th, 2011
Donnie Allison (left) will join his brother Bobby Allison (right) in the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in August. (NSSN Archives Photo) DETROIT — Racing legends Donnie Allison, Sid Collins, Roger McCluskey, Ed McCulloch, Augie Pabst, Bruce Penhall and Ed Winfield will be enshrined into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Aug
January 6th, 2011
DENVER, N.C. — Rick Carpenter will take over as general manager of TriStar Motorsports in the NASCAR Nationwide Series after the recent departure of Keith Barnwell.
January 5th, 2011
Tom Hessert (Larrie Ervin Photo) MOORESVILLE, N.C. — ARCA Racing Series championship contender Tom Hessert has parted ways with Cunningham Motorsports to join Ken Schrader Racing. Hessert, who drove the No
December 20th, 2010
CONCORD, N.C. — Roush Fenway Racing has announced that Steve Newmark will succeed Geoff Smith, who is retiring at the end of December, as president of the multi-car NASCAR organization
December 7th, 2010
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas — Simpson Performance Products has purchased Safety Solutions, a restraint engineering company. Simpson Performance Products officials hope the acquisition gives the company a broader racing safety portfolio and enhances opportunities for future growth.
November 2nd, 2010
TOPEKA, Kan. — SCCA Pro Racing and WC Vision have added T.C. Kline and Ken Brown to the World Challenge Technical Department
October 22nd, 2010
TAMPA, Fla. — USAC will sanction the Central Florida Wingless Sprint Car Ass’n next season, creating the USAC Southeast Sprint Car Series
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 10th, 2010
Matt Mitchell won the AMSOIL USAC-CRA Sprint Car Series feature at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway Saturday.
October 6th, 2010
Brian Burns has been named crew chief of the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford driven by Travis Kvapil beginning this weekend at Auto Club Speedway in California.
October 1st, 2010
Kasey Kahne led a Richard Petty Motorsports sweep of the front row at Kansas Speedway Friday afternoon. (HHP/Alan Marler Photo) KANSAS CITY, Kan.— Kasey Kahne certainly isn’t driving like someone about to switch race teams.
August 30th, 2010
MOSPORT, Ontario — Klaus Graf and Romain Dumas won American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Mosport Sunday, taking Muscle Milk Team CytoSport’s Porsche RS Spyder to victory in a race called after 2:19 running. A heavy accident between Luke Hines and Jonny Cocker on Mosport Int’l Raceway’s Andretti Straight damaged the Armco safety barrier beyond timely repair
August 26th, 2010
DETROIT — Seven men with very different auto racing backgrounds were welcomed into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America during the organization’s annual induction ceremony Wednesday evening at the Fillmore Theatre.