All News: Byron Forbes


Pro Road Racing at Homestead – Some new faces on top.

December 8th, 2009 by

Last week marked the end of r-ovals, sort of. This week’s iRacing Pro Series Road Racing action moved to Homestead-Miami Speedway’s Road A configuration, which uses only the straight sections of the oval proper. Some stayed away from this circuit, dismissing it as another r-oval, but those who did participate were pleasantly surprised at how … Read the Rest »

Pro Road Racing at Lowe's – The Last R-oval

December 1st, 2009 by

This week marks the end of r-ovals for the remainder of the season . . . much to the delight of many who have targeted them from the get-go as weeks to drop. However, the racing has been pretty good over this mid-season period with some of the drivers not minding these types of tracks … Read the Rest »

Pro Road Racing at Lowe’s – The Last R-oval

December 1st, 2009 by

This week marks the end of r-ovals for the remainder of the season . . . much to the delight of many who have targeted them from the get-go as weeks to drop. However, the racing has been pretty good over this mid-season period with some of the drivers not minding these types of tracks … Read the Rest »

Pro Road Racing at Daytona: 15 weeks on, little has changed

November 24th, 2009 by

The iRacing Pro Series Road Race kicked-off on the Daytona International Speedways road course back on August 4. In that first week the excitement factor was high, as was shown by the fact that eight official races were run by a total of 131 drivers.  Since then, participation has declined due to various reasons like … Read the Rest »

Pro Road Racing at Summit Point: A Short Track Long on Great Corners.

November 17th, 2009 by

As stated last week, there has been a little controversy over some of the tracks on the Pro schedule this year. This is normally a simple matter of taste and opinion and it is this writer’s opinion that a few drivers are just fatigued at this point of the season and looking for reasons to … Read the Rest »

iRacing Pro Series Road Racing: More Fun at another “R-oval”

November 11th, 2009 by

The last few weeks have seen a bit of debate over the worth of what have become known as “R-ovals,” a track that is essentially an oval with some track laid within its infield. Love them or hate them, they have provided some good, close and intense racing. Drivers are also speaking about fatigue at … Read the Rest »

Laguna Seca Pro Road Racing: Some storming drives and some sand storms!

November 2nd, 2009 by

With the latest build for the iRacing software released just days before the commencement of this week’s racing, the addition of smoke, dust, sand, dirt, etc. was always going to add an interesting new element to the racing. Some claimed they saw Lawrence of Arabia sitting up on the sand dunes of Laguna Seca on … Read the Rest »

iPSRR Homestead-Miami: Few Corners Equals Great Racing

October 28th, 2009 by

On first glance the Homestead-Miami Road Course B looks fairly straightforward.  And it is, with drivers only needing to use the brake pedal five times in a lap.  But it found many ways to catch drivers out this week and provided some very exciting racing.  Greger Huttu, Bastien Bartsch and Ilkka Haapala again were notably … Read the Rest »

Silverstone GP iPSRR Week 11 – New cars meet old venue

October 19th, 2009 by

It was predicted that Silverstone would see a return to the track by many of the iRacing Pro Series Road Racing drivers and that proved the case, but it no doubt raised a few eyebrows to see Richard Towler sit out this home venue. Also noteworthy is the fact that Bastien Bartsch has missed the … Read the Rest »

Purdy Takes Pro Series Road Racing Points Lead at Road Atlanta

September 28th, 2009 by

The combination of the iRacing Pro Series Road Racing and a sunny and dry Road Atlanta proved to be a dynamic one, as a new race winner emerged and the week ended with a new overall leader — by the thinnest of margins —  in the points race. The week  got off to an electric … Read the Rest »