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Oran Park Raceway and Circuit Zolder Join iRacing

December 1st, 2009 by

Two celebrated race tracks half a world apart are set to become a part of iRacing.com in 2010.  Circuit Zolder, a home of the Belgian Grand Prix during the 1970s and ’80s, will join Silverstone, Brands Hatch, Oulton Park and Zandvoort among iRacing’s first European circuits, while Oran Park Raceway will pair with Phillip Island as the first two Australian facilities on the service.

V-Sunk

November 15th, 2009 by

In the past, when I configured my video each time I upgraded my system, I made sure to check-off the box for V-Sync under the graphics options because the resulting effect on the sim was quite smooth and produced the best moving image quality with little or no stutters or “artifacts”. So I have been … Read the Rest »

Davies' Daytona Dozen

November 11th, 2009 by

Brad Davies continued his dominance of the iRacing Pro Series Oval  in Week Fourteen competition, scoring a season high twelfth win at Daytona International Speedway on Wednesday evening to open up a 359 point lead over Josh Parker, his closest pursuer.  Parker lost ground to Davies, but not through want of effort, as his week’s … Read the Rest »

Type A Race Debrief

November 8th, 2009 by

I’m a Type B personality. I don’t over-plan my vacations, I don’t make lists, I let things happen. But I concede that there are advantages to the type A personality – not forgetting to pick up things at the grocery store, not scrambling to deal with a lack of available hotel rooms, etc., so I’ve … Read the Rest »

Gooden Takes iRacing’s Virtual Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Title & Chance to Compete for Real-World Version in 2010

November 3rd, 2009 by

Tight Competition for Big Prize Highlights 12-Week Season of Virtual Racing The prize? The chance for a paid-for arrive-and-drive ride in the 2010 VW Jetta TDI Cup.  The result?  Twelve weeks of hard racing among 600 competitors climaxed by a two-race final-weekend shootout between real-world kart racers Wyatt Gooden, 21, and Carl Modoff, 20, with … Read the Rest »

Gooden Takes iRacing’s Virtual Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Title & Chance to Compete for Real-World Version in 2010

November 3rd, 2009 by

Tight Competition for Big Prize Highlights 12-Week Season of Virtual Racing The prize? The chance for a paid-for arrive-and-drive ride in the 2010 VW Jetta TDI Cup.  The result?  Twelve weeks of hard racing among 600 competitors climaxed by a two-race final-weekend shootout between real-world kart racers Wyatt Gooden, 21, and Carl Modoff, 20, with the championship – and the shot at a real-world drive next year – going to Gooden by the narrowest of margins. Gooden has the opportunity to build on his karting and iRacing success in the SCCA Pro Series VW Jetta TDI Cup

iRacing Simulation Gives NASCAR Hall of Fame Guests Authentic Driving Experience

October 29th, 2009 by

Qualifying and Racing in Ultra-Realistic Racing Simulators Highlight Fans’ Race Day Experience If the two living members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s inaugural class of inductees, Richard Petty and Junior Johnson, are still wondering who’s the better racer, they won’t need to order new helmets and driving uniforms to find out; they can just show up on May 23, 2010, the day of their formal induction into the Hall of Fame, and answer the question behind the wheel of one of the 15 iRacing.com-powered NASCAR stock car simulators located in the Hall.

New York Times on iRacing

October 26th, 2009 by

For Virtual Racers, a League of Their Own New York Times – Full Article

Who Has Pot to Cell?

October 24th, 2009 by

It’s time for an intervention. I read with interest many forum posts on pedals and how different brands, constructions, and components can yield a big gain in performance on track. Every such proclamation made me quite skeptical. My belief has always been that it’s the poor writer who blames his pen, and if ‘aliens’ were … Read the Rest »

Brad Davies & Derek Wood win at Texas

October 19th, 2009 by

In a dual split, Wednesday night Pro race, Derek Wood and Brad Davies continued their winning ways at Texas Motor Speedway and took home the crown over two large fields of very talented drivers. In the first split, Wood put another notch in his belt with his fourth straight Wednesday night victory in the Pro … Read the Rest »