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UK&I Skip Barber League Heats Up

March 3rd, 2014 by

After technical difficulties and some illness prevented the full broadcasting and coverage of the UK&I Skip Barber League’s third round of this season at Watkins Glen, it was Wojciech Swirydowicz who came out on top.  Swirydowicz edged-out championship leader Marc Mercer by less than two tenths of a second and passed Blake Townend in the … Read the Rest »

Townend’s Suspenseful Silverstone Success

February 11th, 2014 by

Over 50 Skip Barber F2000s arrived at the international circuit configuration of Silverstone, one of the home tracks of the UK&I Skip Barber League, for a highly anticipated 16 lap race.  After a respectful yet exciting 2014 season opener in West Virginia it was Marc Mercer with the early championship lead over Paul F. Grillo … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Blake Townend

March 31st, 2012 by

If Blake Townend’s name seems familiar, it’s with good reason.  A past Star Mazda, Solstice Cup and double England Club champion, the resident of Milton Keynes (UK) has been a top iRacer since joining the service in early 2009.  So much so that he carries an A-license to the ovals and a coveted-Pro license to … Read the Rest »

Townend Takes England Championship

January 31st, 2011 by

Blake Townend was crowned English champion in Season Four after an intense battle with reigning champion Adam Miles in the MX-5 series. Miles forced the issue to the final race after mixed fortunes for the two challengers in the double-header at Sebring the previous week. At Sebring modified, Miles languished in 24th whilst Townend finished … Read the Rest »

Club England Road Championship Update

January 7th, 2011 by

Blake Townend has stamped his authority on the Club England Road Championship with a remarkable run of seven online racing victories in a row; however, the championship is far from sealed. Reigning champion, Adam Miles, is only eight points behind with just four rounds to go. Townend has been made to battle hard for his … Read the Rest »

Orbis Charity Showdown, Live on PSRTV

January 6th, 2011 by

Saturday, January 8 will see the new iRacing Mazda MX5s and the Pontiac Solstice battle it out on the epic Circuit de Spa Francorchamps in the name of charity. The specially organised 30 lap endurance race, supported by and PSRTV in the form of prizes and live broadcasting, is being held to raise money … Read the Rest »

Christmas Number One

January 3rd, 2011 by

Forget X Factor’s Matt Cardle’s hit single, the real attention for this year’s UK Christmas Number One was focused on who would win the iRacing England Club championship round in Christmas week. Would Blake Townend make it a remarkable six wins in a row or could the reigning champion Adam Miles take the top spot … Read the Rest »

Townend Triumphs at the Glen

December 10th, 2010 by

The England Club headed off to upstate New York for Round Seven of the club championship, using the Cup variation of Watkins Glen International, a previous favourite amongst the England sim racers last season. Some of you may recall the last Club race there saw a number of front runners run out of fuel, so … Read the Rest »