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January 26th, 2010 by DavidP
Richard Towler Takes Pro Online Racing Title at Road America The iRacing Pro Series Road Racing finally reached its grand finale this week at Road America. The aftermath of last week’s racing meant Australia’s Luke McLean trailed England’s Richard Towler by a mere nine points (after drops). So if they raced together on Sunday (in … Read the Rest »
January 21st, 2010 by DavidP
iRacing.com Is Home To Five NASCAR Series A vision that Bill France Jr. articulated more than fifteen years ago will become reality this season with the formation of the NASCAR iRacing.com Series, an official NASCAR racing series. On February 9th online racing competition commences with the first event of the inaugural 18-race, 39-week NASCAR iRacing Drivers World Championship.
January 14th, 2010 by DavidP
Digital Duplicate of Current-Era Grand Prix Car Will Be Available in 2010 iRacing.com will build a virtual version of the 2009 AT&T Williams FW31 and make it available to members of its internet-based global motorsport simulation service. The announcement at the Autosport International show in Birmingham, UK was made jointly by Williams F1 and iRacing.com … Read the Rest »
January 14th, 2010 by DavidP
Digital Duplicate of Current-Era Grand Prix Car Will Be Available in 2010 iRacing.com will build a virtual version of the 2009 AT&T Williams FW31 and make it available to members of its internet-based global motorsport simulation service. The announcement at the Autosport International show in Birmingham, UK was made jointly by Williams F1 and iRacing.com Motorsport Simulation, LLC. “Our members range from full-time professional racing drivers to fans who may never sit in a racing car in the physical world,” said Divina Galica, MBE, iRacing’s director of client relations and a former world-class racer in cars and on skis, where she represented Britain in the Olympics on four occasions.
January 8th, 2010 by DavidP
We’ve gotten approval to build the Pratt & Miller Corvette C6.R GT1 car! SWEEEEET! OK, what’s first? Hmmmm. Dyno sheets. That’s the most important thing, right? That beautiful sounding motor, deep and rumbling, with earth-moving torque and acceleration. Now that sounds like fun! Getting the power to the ground is next, so what gearbox does … Read the Rest »
December 28th, 2009 by DavidP
“The Lady in Black” lived up to her name during Week 21 of the iRacing Pro Series Oval. Many of iRacing’s top drivers received her infamous “Black Stripe” early and often. Although this was the iPSO’s second trip to the tricky Darlington Raceway, many pros still found themselves searching for the secret of how to … Read the Rest »
December 23rd, 2009 by DavidP
This week marks the beginning of drivers dropping their worst results from their season points score in the case they have run every iRacing Pro Series Road Racing event to date. This means over the remaining five weeks of the iPSRR we could see quite a lot of movement in the top 50. However, this … Read the Rest »
December 22nd, 2009 by DavidP
Virtual Version of Historic UK Circuit Open to Racers World-Wide Located in Kent, 30 miles outside London, and internationally known as a classic road-racing circuit, Brands Hatch is now be available to simracers worldwide through iRacing.com’s internet-based virtual-racing service. Every detail of the historic circuit, including its dramatic elevation changes and challenging mixture of fast, slow and medium-speed corners, is reproduced with millimeter accuracy. “Motor racing fans throughout the UK and across the world love Brands Hatch,” noted David Scott, Race Operations Manager for MotorSport Vision Racing, the company that owns and operates Brands Hatch and other British road-racing facilities. “Our RaceMaster driving experience lets visitors come to Brands Hatch and enjoy some laps behind the wheel of a BMW M3 and F1-style single-seater race car. Through iRacing’s virtual version of the circuit our fans everywhere can get to know Brands Hatch from that same perspective and enjoy great wheel-to-wheel competition with other fans and real-world racers. And of course, with iRacing’s extreme degree of precision in reproducing Brands Hatch, the hundreds of competitors who race on these tracks every year will have the ability to tune up before they get on track.” iRacers can now test their mettle at historic Brands Hatch. iRacing will award a RaceMaster Driving Experience voucher to one of its UK-domiciled members. Every member of iRacing’s Club England who purchases Brands Hatch ($14.95 USD) between now and January 31, 2010 will automatically be entered into a lottery for the voucher.
December 21st, 2009 by DavidP
Series of 14 Virtual Events to Track Real-World Counterparts Starting next month members of iRacing.com will able to participate in the iRacing World Tour, a series of same-weekend virtual versions of more than a dozen of the world’s top motorsport events. Beginning in January with the Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway’s road course, and then continuing with the Daytona 500 in February, the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring in March, and including the Indy 500 and British Grand Prix at Silverstone, iRacers will have the opportunity to compete in a total of 14 events ranging from American short-track classics to Formula One and Australian V8 Supercars. The series concludes in November with the running of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finale at Miami-Homestead Speedway.
December 14th, 2009 by DavidP
Week 19 of the iRacing Pro Series Oval blew the iRacing Pros to the Windy City of Chicago. The high banked, one and a half mile oval promised to be exciting for the competitors, but nobody could have expected what Wednesday night had in store for them. Wednesday night, which is usually the most popular … Read the Rest »