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Are racing simulations closing the gap on the real world?

September 6th, 2012 by

By Bryan Blackford 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 »

Loss Of Spec Racer Ford Doesn't Take the "Challenge" Out of iRNC

August 18th, 2012 by

Season Three of the 2012 inRacingNews Challenge brings a major change to the series: the elimination of the Spec Racer Ford class, which has been spun off into its own series. That leaves only the Pontiac Solstice and Mazda MX-5 Roadsters to contest the 12-race schedule, which begins once again with a trip to Okayama’s … Read the Rest »

CTC Bubbles Nicely Following Hulbert's Shock Departure

August 16th, 2012 by

On the Classic Teams Championship’s arrival at Phillip Island one driver was conspicuous by his absence as Ligier only brought cars to this other side of the world for David Jaques and Gareth Prosser. Shortly afterwards Ligier announced they and Simon Hulbert had mutually decided to go their separate ways, sparking a ‘silly season’ on … Read the Rest »

Conti's Breakthrough Win

August 8th, 2012 by

Michael Conti scored his first career NASCAR Series World Championship victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, rebounding from tough luck a fortnight ago at Indianapolis.  Always a contender this season, Conti finally put a race together from start to finish, capturing the pole, leading the most laps and coming away with the win. “It’s … Read the Rest »

Huttu's Back in the Box Seat

August 7th, 2012 by

Just when it seemed current Grand Prix Series World Championship title holder Hugo Luis was mustering a comeback, Greger Huttu bagged his seventh win of the season at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, to assert his position atop the series standings. With five rounds of the championship remaining, the Finn can now afford to … Read the Rest »

iRacing Tops 35,000 Members

July 23rd, 2012 by

Bedford, MA (July 23, 2012) –, the world’s leading online motorsports service, reached a significant milestone this month when its membership rolls topped the 35,000 mark. The membership includes hundreds of professional race drivers who use the service to stay sharp between races and – like tens of thousands of their fellow iRacers from … Read the Rest »

Lessons from a Veteran "Up ‘n Comer"

July 20th, 2012 by

Vinnie Sansone is one of those up and coming drivers you don’t want to miss because many believe, in the next year or so, he can contend for a NASCAR Series World Championship title. Vinnie has been iRacing since 2008 and has put up some great numbers. For example, in only 111 oval starts … Read the Rest »

Up 'n Comers

July 11th, 2012 by

Hi everyone! Just wanted to introduce myself as a new contributor for inRacingNews. Over the next couple of months I’ll be covering up and coming drivers from the road and oval side of iRacing. I’m not going to just write about people with the most wins or anything like that, but how they give back … Read the Rest »

A Hardcore Fan's View

July 2nd, 2012 by

On Sunday 24th June 2012 I joined an exclusive at Brands Hatch.  I call these club members The Hardcore Racing Fans. Why did I join this club? Well because with the deluge of changeable weather mixing from atrocious down poor of rain to sweltering heat and as a certain Ayrton Senna once said ‘It was … Read the Rest »