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A Beginner's Guide to the Art of (i)Racing

November 15th, 2012 by

So you’ve always wanted to be a racing driver, you’ve decided to turn your back on arcade games and concentrate on one of the most inexpensive forms of full-on motorsport: iRacing.com.  But you’ve never raced against other sim-racers before. The question running around your head, therefore, is just when should you actually line-up on a … Read the Rest »

Riku's Big Debut

November 13th, 2012 by

Riku Alatalo’s 16th Street Racing League debut ended with an exclamation point, as the road course ace from Finland followed up a Transfer Race win by leading flag-to-flag in a walk-off performance at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Alatalo lapped all of the online race’s 38 entrants except podium finishers Yang Ou (2nd) and Tim Holgate … Read the Rest »

Tricky Triangle Child's Play for Traino

October 15th, 2012 by

The tricky triangle better known as Pocono Raceway hasn’t seen the real Indy Cars race there since 1989, though it will be re-introduced to the IZOD Indycar schedule in 2013.  With its unique design, each turn is modeled after turns at three different tracks.  Turn One has 14 degrees of banking and was modeled after … Read the Rest »

NiCAS Points Battle Tightens In 'Dega

October 12th, 2012 by

It is always an adventure when the NASCAR iRacing.com Class A Series (NiCAS) rolls into Talladega, Alabama for seventy laps of drafting, and Week Ten of the tour lived up to expectations. With the championship hanging in the balance, as well as a coveted spot in the 2012 NASCAR iRacing.com Pro Series (NiPS), the stakes … Read the Rest »

Joey Brown Conquers 'Monster Mile'

October 5th, 2012 by

Dover International Speedway is always a favorite among iRacing.com members, and it was the site of Week Nine of the NASCAR iRacing.com Class A Series (NiCAS) season. Now past the two-thirds mark in the season, Dover was vital for anyone trying to make a late push into the 2012 NASCAR iRacing.com Pro Series (NiPS). Now … Read the Rest »

iSCS Weeks 8 & 9 Results

October 4th, 2012 by

Editor’s note:  Scott Kelly has taken a well-deserved week “off” from his energetic reporting on the iRacing.com Sprint Car Series.  He’ll be back in the saddle next week but, in the meantime, filed this update on the action at South Boston and New Smyrna. Week 8: South Boston •    63 entries split between four events … Read the Rest »

Ray Alfalla Wins Second Straight NASCAR iRacing.com Title

October 3rd, 2012 by

More than $19,000 in Cash and Prizes to Top Series Finishers Bedford, MA (October 3, 2012) – Ray Alfalla captured his second consecutive NASCAR iRacing.com Series World Championship title last night when he drove to a  fifth place finish in the online racing series’ season finale on iRacing’s digital version of Homestead-Miami Speedway.   The Cape … Read the Rest »

Heavyweights Norton & McCracken Win at Richmond

September 17th, 2012 by

Week Seven took the iRacing.com IZOD IndyCar Series oval series to another facility normally associated with stock car country.  At ¾ of a mile, Richmond International Speedway is not only the shortest track on this season’s schedule, but also many a sim-racer’s favorite track as well. Monday’s top split provided as strong of a field … Read the Rest »

Are racing simulations closing the gap on the real world?

September 6th, 2012 by

By Bryan Blackford iRacing.com member & NASCAR iRacing World Championship Driver Earlier this year on July 29, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travelled to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to compete in their 20th race of the season.  Every team brings their “latest and greatest” equipment to this event in hopes of capturing a Brickyard 400 … Read the Rest »

Branch and Vanek Win in Hot 'lanta

August 20th, 2012 by

Atlanta Motor Speedway hosted Round Three of the 2012 Season 3 IZOD Indycar Series, with Monday’s online race demonstrating that cerebral skill counst as much as driving talent. 25 starters took the green flag with Joe Branch starting tenth.  He won not so much by having the fastest car, but by saving fuel and having … Read the Rest »