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Strong Start for IndyCar iRacing League

October 16th, 2015 by

The official IndyCar sim racing season got off to a strong start on Tuesday, with several thousand viewers tuning in for the live broadcast of the opening round at Phoenix, a race won by Tim Holgate from Brandons Traino and Trost. The 16th Street Racing League – a collaboration between IndyCar, iRacing and RACER – … Read the Rest »

Blancpain GT Qualification Begins with Star-Studded Lineup

October 16th, 2015 by

Greger Huttu, Enzo Bonito, Wyatt Gooden, Jake Stergios, Rens Broekman; These are just a few of the names which are synonymous with the sim-racing term affectionately known as ‘alien.’  To be classified as such, one must be more than just fast but, rather, ridiculously fast.  Referencing the movie Space Balls, these drivers can be racing … Read the Rest »

Twice as Nice: de Jonge Sweeps the Brickyard

October 15th, 2015 by

For the second time in two weeks, Michel de Jonge found himself sipping on the winner’s milk in victory lane the the virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway, leading all but four laps en route to a near-perfect victory in the RaceCentre 93 for the Lionheart IndyCar Series on the road course at IMS. “That was a … Read the Rest »

iRacing League to Pit INDYCAR Pros, Amateurs in Virtual Season

October 13th, 2015 by

  Racers can never get enough racing. That’s the impetus behind the new Verizon IndyCar Series simulated racing league, a collaborative effort among INDYCAR, iRacing and RACER magazine to establish a top-notch online racing game with professionals from the Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy competing alongside invited standout amateur virtual racers. The … Read the Rest »

Alfalla Closes NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Season on a Winning Note

October 7th, 2015 by

Ray Alfalla (Slip Angle Motorsports) punctuated yet another stellar season in the NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series Powered by iRacing by earning his fourth victory of the 2015 season at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Alfalla, who started a lap down because of technical trouble, sliced through the field in the early going and drove every bit like a … Read the Rest »

de Jonge Dominates at The Brickyard

October 7th, 2015 by

After an eventful opening 30 laps, Michel de Jonge settled in and dominated the inaugural iRace for Gage Indianapolis 500 at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, leading a race-high 91 laps on his way to his first career victory in the iRacing.com-based Lionheart IndyCar Series. “It means a lot,” de Jonge said in … Read the Rest »

Kevin Harvick wins Dover – Advances to next round of The Chase

October 5th, 2015 by

Defending Sprint Cup Champion, Kevin Harvick looked as if he would be on the outside looking in when The Chase for The Sprint Cup advanced to the contenders round following this weekend’s race at  Dover. Having cut a tire in the first race of round one at Chicagoland, and then following that up by running … Read the Rest »

Chubirko Outsmarts The Monster

September 30th, 2015 by

Monsters are known as tough critters – and usually the only way to tame the gnarly beasts is by knockin’ their blocks clean off. In last night’s running of Round 28 of the NASCAR iRacing Class B Open Series, Jake Stergios almost had Miles The Monster’s head severed and the virtual Dover International Speedway conquered, … Read the Rest »

2015 World Cup of iRacing Slated for October-November

September 28th, 2015 by

The World Cup of iRacing is back for its 7th year and this time it’s better than ever. For one month from October 24th thru November 14th the World Cup takes center stage and you can be a part of making your club victorious. If you take pride in where you are from, this an … Read the Rest »

Goke takes Michigan in Final Race with Lionheart

September 25th, 2015 by

Round 8 of the Lionheart IndyCar Series brought the best sim racers in the world to Michigan International Raceway for the Autism Awareness 200. The third trip to a superspeedway for the iRacing-based IndyCar league resulted in the cleanest race of the season, as United Stated Air Force airman Jonathan Goke picked-up his first win … Read the Rest »