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The Ugly, the Bad and the Good

August 8th, 2011 by

Last weekend was a case of the Ugly, the Bad and the Good for iRacers at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Iowa Speedway and Pocono Raceway. First the ugly . . . Long-time iRacer Justin Wilson sustained an anterior compression fracture of the fifth thoracic vertebra on Friday in an incident during practice for the … Read the Rest »

VIPs at iRacing

May 28th, 2011 by

Three of’s more prominent members paid a visit to the company’s Bedford, MA office last week, namely IndyCar drivers Will Power, Simona de Silverstro and Justin Wilson.  The trio was on a whirlwind tour of Boston last following qualifying for the Centennial Edition of the Indianapolis 500. After a press conference in downtown  Boston, … Read the Rest »

Power and Wilson Join for IZOD IndyCar Series

March 24th, 2011 by

At this weekend’s 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, check out the helmets worn by last year’s first and second-place finishers, Will Power and Justin Wilson.  Both are big fans of, the world’s most authentic driving game, and for 2011 each has revised his helmet design to prominently feature … Read the Rest »

Halfway Home

March 17th, 2011 by

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca marks the halfway point of the IZOD IndyCar Series’ six-race road course schedule. As the challenging circuit has been off the series’ schedule for a few seasons now, this week’s return to the Monterey Peninsula was as good an opportunity as the IZOD IndyCar Series sim racers would have to knock … Read the Rest »

IndyCar Racing Returns to Road America

March 3rd, 2011 by

The road course edition of the IZOD IndyCar Series is now two races in the books, with this past week’s events at Road America now complete. The Wisconsin track, the first of three tracks not to appear on the real-life IndyCar schedule, has a long and storied history of real open-wheel racing nonetheless, making it … Read the Rest »

IZOD IndyCar Premier Series Debuts at MIS

February 23rd, 2011 by

The new IZOD IndyCar Premier Series (iIIPS) debuted last week at Michigan International Speedway.  As the series name suggests, the iIIPS is the world’s foremost online IndyCar race series.  Sanctioned by INDYCAR®, the iIIPS is a 16 race, 36 week series contested on ovals and road courses on alternating weekends.  Oval Premier and Road … Read the Rest »

Sudden Impact

December 30th, 2010 by

Some questions about iRacing’s relevance to real world racing were answered last summer when Greger Huttu acquitted himself quite well in the Skip Barber Racing School and in a test of Andersen Racing’s Star Mazda at Road Atlanta.  An accomplished sim racer who dominated the iRacing World Championship Series Road Racing championship, Huttu had never … Read the Rest »

Wilson Notches Indy 25 win

May 28th, 2010 by

Thursday saw Justin Wilson capture the first of what he hopes will be two wins at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend.  Wilson bested a fast field (including Dreyer & Reinbold teammates Mike Conway and Tomas Scheckter)  to win a special ten lap sprint race – known as the Indy 25 — featuring Dallara Indy … Read the Rest »

Andretti Autosport Signs iRacer

March 5th, 2010 by

Andretti Autosport announced it has signed 15-year-old Sage Karam to drive for the team in the 2010 USF2000 National Championship. Karam, a native of Nazareth, Pa., is an avid online racer with 76 wins in more than 350 races in iRacing’s Skip Barber Series, Star Mazda and Legends competition.  Karam has also spent the last … Read the Rest »