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INSIGHT: Max Esterson on the Ray FF1600

March 14th, 2023 by

The Ray FF1600 is one of iRacing’s newest cars, and iRacing-sponsored Max Esterson—whose car was replicated in the sim—is one of the best FF1600 racers in the world. Max was kind enough to offer us not only his feedback throughout our development process, but also a primer on the kind of racing you’ll be getting … Read the Rest »

Elvis Rankin Converts Skip Barber Formula iRacing Series Results Into Real-World Title Shot

November 29th, 2022 by

Earlier this year, Indianapolis-based teenager Elvis Rankin impressed sim racing and real-world racing pros alike with a stellar performance in the inaugural Skip Barber Formula iRacing Series. His runner-up finish in that championship gave him the opportunity to compete in this year’s Skip Barber Formula Race Series in the real world, with a half-season scholarship … Read the Rest »

Champion’s Blog: Casey Kirwan

November 21st, 2022 by

As part of winning the 2022 eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series championship, XSET driver Casey Kirwan agreed to walk us through not only his experiences on site at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte for his $100,000 championship win, but also his visit to Phoenix Raceway to celebrate the title and even his 2022 season … Read the Rest »

iRacing Member Spotlight: Kevin McCarthy

November 15th, 2022 by

When does having fun with sim racing lead to a whole new career path? For Kevin McCarthy, an iRacer for nearly a decade, going for as many wins as possible in our Dallara Dash series eventually led to a new role with MOZA Racing, and eventually led them to become the new sponsor of the … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #41: The Greg Hill Interview

August 10th, 2022 by

Click here to listen to the latest iRacing Downshift! The iRacing Downshift is BACK! The boys talk about what they’ve been up to on our extended break, but today’s show is all about iRacing Senior VP and Executive Producer Greg Hill. This is the show to listen to if you want to learn about everything … Read the Rest »

iRacing Celebrates Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Induction Into NASCAR Hall of Fame

January 21st, 2022 by

iRacing would like to congratulate executive director Dale Earnhardt Jr. on his induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame tonight as part of the Class of 2021. The induction ceremony from Charlotte can be streamed live at 8PM ET on Peacock. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather and father before him, Earnhardt Jr. was … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #40: James Vowles of Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team // 2022 Season 1 Preview

December 6th, 2021 by

Click here to listen to the latest iRacing Downshift! On the latest iRacing Downshift, Greg and Kevin welcome Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Motorsport Strategy Director James Vowles to discuss bringing the Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance to iRacing, how the team and iRacing have worked together to develop both the car and the sim itself, … Read the Rest »

eNASCAR Champion’s Blog: Keegan Leahy

November 21st, 2021 by Keegan Leahy

2021 eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series champion Keegan Leahy joined NASCAR and iRacing representatives at Phoenix Raceway earlier this month to accept his championship trophy as part of NASCAR Championship Weekend. Here’s his recap of the experience, and the years-long journey it took him to climb to the top of the sim racing mountain: What a … Read the Rest »

Motor Sport: Max Esterson – the US ace making waves in Formula Ford

November 19th, 2021 by Preston Lerner, Motor Sport Magazine

When he looks back on his career, Max Esterson may someday say that COVID-19 was what set him on the path to becoming a professional race car driver. Esterson, a 19-year-old New Yorker, had finished his first partial season in Formula Ford in the United States in 2020. “Moving up to USF2000 was quite a … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #38: Keegan Leahy, Mercedes, Phoenix, and More!

October 29th, 2021 by

Click here to listen to the latest iRacing Downshift! The latest iRacing Downshift is chock full of exciting updates, from an extended interview with 2021 eNASCAR champion Keegan Leahy to new content announcements like Mercedes-AMG F1 and Phoenix Raceway. Plus, find out where our staff has been racing, how our pro series have been going, … Read the Rest »