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Humpe Leads the Charge in Motegi

May 24th, 2012 by

With the series headed over seas to Motegi, Japan, Week Three for the NASCAR iRacing.com Class A Series (NiCAS) was one for the history books in more ways than one. This marked the first ever trip to the freshly scanned and released Twin Ring Motegi for the NiCAS, and the odd characteristics of the 1.549 … Read the Rest »

Alfalla, Luvender Named iRacers of the Year

January 4th, 2012 by

The members of iRacing.com have named 2011 NASCAR iRacing.com Series World Champion (NiSWC) Ray Alfalla and Trading Paints’ Steve Luvender iRacers of the Year.  The members selected Alfalla (Driver of the Year) and Luvender (Member of the Year) from an outstanding field of nominees during voting between December 15 and 31, 2011. Alfalla scored three … Read the Rest »

Broekman Rising

December 6th, 2011 by

The real-world V8 Supercar series was run and won on the weekend past, but the online series is just hotting up. Not quite at the halfway point, and even long before that, the saga was developing into a slugfest between two former series winners- Trans Tasman Racing’s Madison Down and Tatts.com Racing’s  Mitchell McLeod. But … Read the Rest »

V8 iRacers farewell Dan

October 18th, 2011 by

Sim racers are just like any other motorsport enthusiast. When a real-world driver’s life is tragically cut short,  all enthusiasts feel as though they have lost a colleague. The loss of IZOD Indycar driver and 2011 Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon was felt by all in the iRacing community. The V8 racers no less, as … Read the Rest »

iRacing.com Nears 500 Million Laps

September 27th, 2011 by

iRacing.com members have now driven over 380 million laps around the  50+ ultra-realistic virtual road and oval tracks since the iRacing opened for business in the summer of 2008. 170 million of the 380 million laps were completed in the more than 30 racing series sanctioned by iRacing.com, which stages some 1,500 official races weekly … Read the Rest »

Down the Hatch

September 20th, 2011 by

Week Seven of the iRacing V8 Supercar Series by Bigpond Sport travelled to the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit. The Indy “club” section, with its tight, narrow confines, is a stark contrast to the wide-open, sweeping curves of the forest section. With its dramatic elevation changes and awkward cambers, it would prove to be another … Read the Rest »

iRacing.com to create virtual McLaren MP4-12C GT3

September 14th, 2011 by

Bedford, MA (September 14, 2011) – iRacing.com and McLaren Automotive today announced plans to build a virtual version of the McLaren MP4-12C GT3 race car.  Based on the groundbreaking McLaren MP4-12C road car, the first production car wholly designed and built by McLaren since the McLaren F1 – the McLaren MP4-12C GT3 marries Formula 1™ … Read the Rest »

Alfalla Wins Texas, Closes in on Championship

September 14th, 2011 by

With only three races remaining in the 2011 NASCAR iRacing.com Series World Championship, (NiSWC) it is do or die time, especially for those still alive in the quest for the championship. Texas Motor Speedway played host to the sixteenth race of the season and saw one man rise above the rest. Championship leader Ray Alfalla … Read the Rest »

The Ottinger Show

September 13th, 2011 by

Last week saw the iRacing.com Street Stock Series make its way to Oxford Plains Speedway, a small 3/8th mile oval located in Oxford, Maine. Sim racers looked to tackle this tough little track, where you are never actually going straight, in the hopes of winning the championship. Nick Ottinger (Carolina) once again showed why he … Read the Rest »

Title Tension at Suzuka

September 13th, 2011 by

Week Six of the iRacing V8 Supercar series by Bigpond Sport headed north to iRacing’s new Suzuka Circuit for the first time. It meant starting from scratch with no existing setup data, here at the full 5.8 kilometres of the Suzuka GP track. At the halfway mark of the iRacing V8 Supercar Series, as expected, … Read the Rest »