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Hunting Down

October 25th, 2011 by

The iRacers converged on Road Atlanta for Season Three’s final round of the V8 Supercar Series by Bigpond Sport. Much like the Las Vegas IZOD IndyCar finale’s celebrations were horribly muted by the loss of Dan Wheldon, this end-of-term party was spoiled by yet another motorsport tragedy, this time the death of MotoGP rider … Read the Rest »

Rising Stars in Sebring Darkness

October 11th, 2011 by

With Australia’s biggest V8 Supercar race, the Bathurst 1000, run and won in the real world the day before, the V8 iRacers were missing one or two of their real-world regulars, for obvious reasons. At Week Ten of the iRacing V8 Supercar Series by Bigpond Sport, the battle was revisited under the night skies of … Read the Rest »

Cream rises at the Resort

October 3rd, 2011 by

Week Nine of the iRacing V8 Supercar Series by Bigpond Sport kicked back at the resort, Virginia International Raceway. But nobody was relaxing. With daylight savings in effect in Australia, it spread the massive interest in this series over both evening timeslots. This report covers the first event (7.45pm EDST). Real world V8 Supercar racer … Read the Rest » Nears 500 Million Laps

September 27th, 2011 by 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, 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 » to create virtual McLaren MP4-12C GT3

September 14th, 2011 by

Bedford, MA (September 14, 2011) – 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 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 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 »

Luis One Step Closer To World Title

September 12th, 2011 by

In an action packed 47 laps of the 4.048 mile virtual Road America, Hugo Luis held off a spirited attack in the closing minutes to seal his fourth win of the Nvidia Grand Prix Series and further increase his lead in the World Championship standings. As the green flag dropped, Luis made the jump … Read the Rest »