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Maximilian Benecke Wins Porsche Esports Supercup Feature at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

June 9th, 2019 by

Patrik Holzmann scored his second sprint victory of the season, but it was Pure Racing Team’s Maximilian Benecke who took the checkered flag in the Porsche Esports Supercup round from Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Saturday. After an intense main event, the German took the checkered flag by a margin of 0.364 seconds over VRS … Read the Rest »

2019 Season 3 Build is LIVE!

June 4th, 2019 by

The moment you’ve all been waiting for is here… Season 3 content is officially LIVE! We’ve got an entire fleet of new content for the new season—check out some of the highlights below: New NASCAR Rides: From the Monster Energy Cup Ford Mustang to brand new Whelen Tour and SK Modifieds, Oval racers have plenty … Read the Rest »

iRacing Development Update – Dirt, Le Mans, VR and more

June 28th, 2016 by Steve Myers

We Are Building Dragons I have spent a LOT of time in the car and on planes lately traveling to meetings and events for some very exciting developments for iRacing.  I can’t really get into the specifics yet on what these trips are for but during these long drives and flights I have had a lot time … Read the Rest »

Chase Elliott takes Jr. Motorsports Star Car to Daytona Victory

February 20th, 2016 by Dave Moulthrop

  Daytona Speedweeks are going just fine for second generation driver Chase Elliott. He started of the week by winning his first Sprint Cup Coors Light Pole Position for The Daytona 500 and book ended the week on the eve of the 500 by winning the 35Th Annual  Xfinity Series, Powershares QQQ 300 on Saturday. … Read the Rest »

Muller fastest in Moscow practice

September 16th, 2015 by

Nico Muller emerged from DTM free practice at Moscow Raceway as the pacesetter, finishing on top of an Audi 1-2-3 in the second session.The rookie was third fastest in the first hour long session, before improving on his morning time by more than half a second in the afternoon to set a best of 1m28.993s – the only time below 1m29s.Reigning champion and winner of last year’s race Mike Rockenfeller ended the day second fastest.The Phoenix driver jumped to the top of the second session with a 1m29.080s best 26 minutes in, before improving to a 1m29.007s five minutes from the end, having just been displaced from P1 by Muller.Mattias Ekstrom was in the top three in both sessions, going second fastest in FP1, before a late 1m29.11s lap put him third in FP2.BMW’s Maxime Martin was another late improver in FP2, going fourth fastest on his final flying lap, making him the best non-Audi in the second session.However, the best overall BMW performance of the day was points leader Marco Wittmann. The young German was fastest in the morning session with a 1m29.101s, the third fastest time of the entire day.He couldn’t quite replicate the same pace in the second session, finishing seventh, behind Timo Glock and Miguel Molina.After success on the streets of Nuremberg last time out, Mercedes had a tough day in Moscow.Gary Paffett set the best time for a Mercedes driver across the two sessions with a 1m29.420s in the second session, which left him ninth fastest.In the first session, Pascal Wehrlein was the best-placed Mercedes also in ninth, while Norisring winner Robert Wickens could manage just 18th and 19th across the two sessions.Practice 1 Pos Driver Team/Car Time Gap Laps 1.

iRacing Announces Licensing Agreement with Mercedes-Benz Accessories

May 29th, 2015 by

Virtual Mercedes-AMG  GT3 in Production Bedford, MA (May 29) – iRacing.com has announced today that it has reached a licensing agreement with Mercedes-Benz Accessories to build a digital version of the Mercedes-AMG GT3  in order to race in online competition. The Mercedes-AMG GT3 will join more than forty precisely-modeled race cars available on iRacing – the world’s leading … Read the Rest »

Stevens on pole, title rivals struggle

November 10th, 2014 by

Will Stevens led a British lockout of the top three places in Formula Renault 3.5 qualifying at Jerez, while title contenders Carlos Sainz Jr and Roberto Merhi struggled.Strakka driver Stevens, who has struggled for much of the year with his team to get the most out of FR3.5’s Michelin tyres over a single lap, went to the top of the times with three minutes remaining.His lap came just seconds after Oliver Rowland and Will Buller had moved to the front, and nobody would challenge their places at the head of the field after that.While most of the attention in the session focused on whether Merhi and Zeta Corse could bounce back from a bad Friday of free practice, the championship outsider ended up having a better session than title favourite Sainz.Merhi – one of the only drivers to improve with his final lap – was able to salvage 10th on the grid, while Sainz was left languishing in 15th.”It was a stange session,” Sainz told AUTOSPORT.

Talk About Ron Howard’s “Rush”

September 18th, 2013 by

It’s a motorsports axiom that the definitive racing movie has yet to be made.  From To Please a Lady and The Racers, to Grand Prix, Winning, Le Mans, Days of Thunder and Driven, gearheads and cinema buffs have found the balance between authenticity and drama (and in the case of Driven, just about everything else) … Read the Rest »

Montoya + Penske . . . Lightning in a Bottle?

September 16th, 2013 by

Penske Racing’s announcement that Juan Pablo Montoya will drive a third IndyCar for the team in 2014 will send a jolt through the IZOD IndyCar Series. Where to begin? Let’s start with Penske Racing.  Paradoxically, while Helio Castroneves is closing-in on his first title after some two decades in CART and IndyCar, his has been … Read the Rest »

NASCAR Lowers the Boom on Michael Waltrip Racing . . . Sort of

September 10th, 2013 by

Martin Truex Jr’s participation in The Chase for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup title was short-lived.  Less than 48 hours after a complicated finish to Saturday’s Auto Parts 400 saw him snare him the 12th and final spot in The Chase, NASCAR ruled Michael Waltrip Racing teammate Cliff Boyer intentionally caused a late caution that, … Read the Rest »