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Racing and Reflection at Concord

July 9th, 2013 by

What is arguably iRacing’s most unique short track in their library, Concord Speedway is .5 miles of pure adrenaline highlighted by its signature feature – three distinct turns that each differ in their respectable banking. A favorite visit of many in the series, the track hosted Week 8 of the iRacing Sprint Car Series for … Read the Rest »

Sansone and Lampela Battle At Bristol

July 2nd, 2013 by

Bristol Motor Speedway has quite an odd relationship with the racing community. Everyone acknowledges the excitement that the unique 30 degree banking of Tennessee’s most popular oval track brings, with speeds not seen at most short tracks around the country (with hot tempers to boot). While the acknowledgement may be there, not every driver is … Read the Rest »

Binder Blows Away Competition At Lanier

June 10th, 2013 by

The iRacing.com Sprint Car Series made its stop to Lanier National Speedway for Week 5 of the 2013 S2 season. A track available to all, not to mention one of the favorites within the iSCS community, the garage was packed for this week’s activities. Powerhouses and rookies alike made their way to the laser-scanned .375 … Read the Rest »

Strikes and Gutters for Sprints at Martinsville

June 7th, 2013 by

One of the oldest paved tracks in North America, Martinsville Speedway provides one of the biggest challenges that the iRacing.com Sprint Car Series has to face this season. With tight unforgiving turns complete with curbs and slippery straights, only the most consistent would survive to see the checkered flag when the official race nights rolled … Read the Rest »

Circle Track School: Lessons From A Champion

May 22nd, 2013 by

The great thing about going to the local short track is that you’re never really sure who is going to show up, and especially so when it’s a special event. Here in Pennsylvania, my local track, Selinsgrove Speedway, hosted their annual 358/360 Sprint Car National Open last week, drawing several touring drivers as well as … Read the Rest »

Lampela Leads at Langley

May 17th, 2013 by

After a week of high speeds at Phoenix International Raceway, it was time to dial it down for Week 2 of the iRacing.com Sprint Car Series (2013 S2). This week, the sprints would hit their first short track of the season – Langley Speedway. Just over 1/3 of a mile, Langley has been the host … Read the Rest »

Binder Performs Perfection At Phoenix

May 8th, 2013 by

When it comes to motorsports championships, seven is a number of reverence. The king of NASCAR, Richard Petty, is known for winning seven championships. Same with the legendary Dale Earnhardt, who also won seven cup titles. The world renowned Formula One wheelman Michael Schumacher was crowned seven times, and MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi has collected seven … Read the Rest »

Binder Fired-Up At Phoenix

August 8th, 2012 by

More than 820 horsepower. Over 650 lb/ft of torque. Nothing but a fancy colorful roll cage holding a 410 cubic inch V8 engine and four tires to separate the driver from the pavement. Lap times usually averaging less than 20 seconds. This is the sprint car. A common sentiment held between iRacing drivers is that … Read the Rest »

Binder Secures Sprint Car Title At Irwindale

July 25th, 2012 by

Irwindale Speedway holds a distinguished spot in the hearts of sprint racers. Within the ranks of iRacing, it is widely considered to be one of the best tracks in the schedule for the sprints, as well as being difficult to master. As the iRacing.com Sprint Car Series moved into Irwindale for the season finale, sim-racers … Read the Rest »