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Sami-Matti Trogen Wins Thrustmaster iRX Season Opener at Atlanta

October 6th, 2019 by

SET Esports’ Sami-Matti Trogen beat defending series champion Mitchell deJong as the Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship kicked off its 2019 season at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday. Trogen, a real-world RX2 driver, beat deJong, a former Lites champion, to become the series’ youngest-ever winner as the series made its debut on the Atlanta layout. … Read the Rest »

New-Look Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Kicks Off Saturday

October 4th, 2019 by

For the second consecutive year, iRacing Rallycross will stage a World Championship in 2019, kicking off this Saturday with the debut of Atlanta Motor Speedway on the circuit. With new title sponsor Thrustmaster on board, a $25,000 purse on the line, and increased involvement from real-world teams, this year’s championship should be one for the … Read the Rest »

David Heileman Scores Third Straight iRacing USAC World Championship Win at Eldora

October 3rd, 2019 by

David Heileman extended his points lead in the iRacing USAC World Championship presented by FloRacing to 62 when he won Wednesday night’s feature race at Eldora Speedway. Heileman won his heat race and got around top qualifier Schyler Brown early, then held off charges from Vinnie Sansone and later James Tiernan to become the first … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #11: Car Development, Chris (Lerch), and Coffee

October 3rd, 2019 by

We’ve got a rowdy episode of iRacing Downshift this week as the boys recap the inaugural Porsche Esports Supercup season, the real-world return of the Charlotte Roval, and a Throw N’ Go Challenge unlike any other. Chris Lerch joins the show to discuss car and tire development as well as what led him to iRacing. … Read the Rest »

eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series: Meet the Contenders

October 2nd, 2019 by

40 drivers entered the 2019 eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series season with a chance at winning the championship, but only four remain in the hunt going into next week’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. It took 14 races to determine the eight drivers who made this year’s playoff grid, but just three more to cut … Read the Rest »

Josh Rogers Clinches Title, Max Benecke Earns Win in Porsche Esports Supercup Finale at Monza

September 29th, 2019 by

A dramatic season finale to the inaugural Porsche Esports Supercup season saw Josh Rogers become the first driver to win two iRacing World Championships in the same year. While Maximilian Benecke outlasted the competition to score the final feature victory of the season at Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Rogers bounced back from an incident with Sebastian … Read the Rest »

Porsche Esports Supercup Preview: Monza

September 27th, 2019 by

Who will be the inaugural Porsche Esports Supercup champion? Shares of $100,000 are on the line—including a cool $25,000 for the winner—as the series wraps up its inaugural season at Autodromo Nazionale Monza on Saturday. Four of the world’s best drivers enter the event with a mathematical shot at the crown, each hoping to outdo … Read the Rest »

iRacing Downshift #10: Frankfurt Fun and Roval Recap

September 26th, 2019 by

iRacing Downshift is back with a look at the biggest news in sim racing! Hosts Greg West, Kevin Bobbitt, and Chris Leone recap iRacing’s busy weekend with Porsche at IAA Frankfurt, including the announcement of the 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport coming soon. We look back at the Charlotte Roval that set this year’s eNASCAR PEAK … Read the Rest »

David Heileman Goes Back-to-Back in iRacing USAC World Championship Action from Limaland

September 26th, 2019 by

Slick Simsport’s David Heileman made it back-to-back victories in the iRacing USAC World Championship presented by FloRacing when he took the checkered flag at Limaland Motorsports Park on Wednesday night. Unchallenged for much of the 30-lap feature, Heileman held off Swindell SpeedLab Esports’ Cole Cabre to become the first two-time winner in series history and … Read the Rest »

Bobby Zalenski Clinches eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series Championship Berth with Roval Win

September 25th, 2019 by Jason Lofing

Title race from Homestead-Miami to air October 10 at 5PM ET on NBCSN Bobby Zalenski came into the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval needing a win to advance to the 2019 eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze iRacing Series Championship Four. Not only did Zalenski win, he dominated, leading every one of the race’s 65 laps from the pole … Read the Rest »