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Bricks and Championships

July 23rd, 2014 by

When it comes to winning races, every driver will say winning at any track is special, but when it comes to the truly special ones, Indianapolis Motor Speedway is often at the top of the list. Of the 447 sim racers who took the green flag for at least one event during the week, nearly … Read the Rest »

Lotus 49s Take To Phillip Island

July 19th, 2014 by

For Week 11 the Grand Prix Legends series packed up their Lotus 49s and headed to Australia for 16 laps of the visually stunning — and technically challenging — Phillip Island for a Sunday race of 16 sim-racers from across the globe.  Only four of the cars on the grid actually qualified before the race, … Read the Rest »

Moreira Wins at Watkins!

July 17th, 2014 by

Week 11 of the Classic Lotus Grand Prix 2014 Series ran at venerable Watkins Glen International this weekend. For those of you that are interested in what the track looked like in 1973, please review this YouTube slide show. Six warm-up races were held leading up to the main Sunday online race. Antti Lepistö (Brabham), … Read the Rest »

Lichtenberg Wins in Pocono

July 17th, 2014 by

Week Ten of the 2014 Season 2 iRacing.com IndyCar Oval Series sent the series to Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Only 25 sim racers took part in trying to master The Tricky Triangle. The story of the week would be troublesome Turns 1 and 2, along with handling. Erick Davis (Canada) started on pole, … Read the Rest »

Florida to New Hampshire

July 16th, 2014 by

After spending Week Nine in the Bluegrass State, the NASCAR iRacing Class A Fixed Series headed to two very unique venues for weeks 10 and 11 of the series. Week 10 brought the series to the world famous Daytona International Speedway, a 2.5-mile superspeedway with 31-degree banking, while Week 11 brings the drivers to the … Read the Rest »

Grand Prix Legends Battle at Spa

July 15th, 2014 by

The Circuit Spa-Francorchamps is another track on the iRacing.com Grand Prix Legends calendar that was actually hosted a race during the 1967 Formula One season, although the layout was much different back then.  La Source and Eau Rouge were similar, as were Blanchimont and the Kemmel straight.  The major differences came once you hit the … Read the Rest »

The Day(s) I Tested a Race Car Thanks to iRacing

July 11th, 2014 by

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 … Read the Rest »

8 Reasons To Race the Lotus 49

July 8th, 2014 by

After half a season of covering (and occasionally racing in) the Grand Prix Legends series featuring the Lotus 49 I feel marginally qualified to explain why every road-racing enthusiast should purchase this car yesterday.  There are many reasons to participate in this series, some of which are obvious, but others not so much.  In this … Read the Rest »

Demeritt Dominates Phoenix

July 8th, 2014 by

Week Nine of the 2014 Season 2 iRacing.com Indycar Oval Series saw the competitors head to the Valley of the Sun and Phoenix International Raceway. A grand total of 28 sim-racers participated in online races, where clean pit stops, good handling and domination by a single driver would be the stories of the week. Matt … Read the Rest »

Making it Real – Langley iRacing

July 4th, 2014 by

@Scott34Heckert This past week we traveled to Hampton, VA, home of Langley Speedway.  A NASCAR home track that has very dedicated fans, Langley Speedway is located in close proximity to Langley Air Force Base. Langley is a great little track, an opinion I only developed after this year’s race.  The track is tough to get … Read the Rest »