All News: Chris Hughson

Hughson, Baird Top iRNC After Summit Point

August 16th, 2013 by

The inRacing News Challenge mixed-class racing series made the trip from Japan to West Virginia, United States in Week Two for one of four trips to Summit Point Raceway this season.  The 1.1 mile Jefferson road course in its “Reverse” configuration offers sim racers seven technical corners, elevation changes and two long drafting straights. Last … Read the Rest »

Hughson and Leonetti Shine at Jefferson Reverse

May 16th, 2013 by

The inRacing News Challenge Multi-Class series made the trip in Week 2 to West Virginia to conquer Summit Point Raceway’s tricky Jefferson road course in its “Reverse” configuration.  This short track boasts two long drag racing type straights with hairpins at each end.  Miss your braking points here and you’ll be so deep in trees … Read the Rest »

Flying Finns Invade SRFord Challenge at Brands Hatch

August 17th, 2012 by

The SpecRacer Ford Challenge sailed across the pond to Kent, England, to visit the famous Brands Hatch GP course for Week 2.  This marked the first official visit to Brands for the series, and the track proved to be particularly well-suited for the SpecRacer Ford. Unlike Watkins Glen, though, Brands Hatch is one of those … Read the Rest »

No Place Like Home

July 2nd, 2012 by

Okayama International Circuit has become somewhat of a second home for the inRacingNews Challenge, as the Pontiac Solstices, SpecRacer Fords and Mazda MX-5 Roadsters of the series have all become mainstays at the Japanese circuit, much as has been the case on the various configurations of Summit Point Raceway.  The iRNC opened the season at … Read the Rest »

33 1/3 or 50% at Lime Rock

March 6th, 2012 by

The one-third mark of the inRacingNews Challenge season comes at Lime Rock Park. There, the Pontiac Solstices, SpecRacer Fords and Mazda MX-5 Roadsters would score their fourth set of points on the season, and as only eight weeks count in the standings, Lime Rock marks a sort of halfway point on the year. Pedro Najera … Read the Rest »

Points at a Premium

March 1st, 2012 by

Week Three of the first 2012 season of the inRacingNews Challenge saw the three-class series visit Summit Point Raceway for the second time of four on the schedule. Using the Jefferson course, sim racers in Pontiac Solstices, Spec Racer Fords, and now Mazda MX-5 Roadsters would try to best each other and establish their championship … Read the Rest »

Return to Okayama

February 21st, 2012 by

Week Two of the inRacingNews Challenge season, the first of 2012, saw a return to the Okayama International Circuit, this time on the track’s short course. While the Pontiac Solstice and SpecRacer Ford drivers should be quite familiar with the track in their cars, this marks the first time that the new Mazda MX-5 Roadster … Read the Rest »

iRNC Three-Pack

November 22nd, 2011 by

Christopher Leone wraps-up the first three round of the 2011 Season 4 inRacingNews Challenge with reports from Summit Point and Okayama International Circuit: Week One: Summit Point (full) The inRacingNews Challenge returned for the fourth and final season of 2011 with a round at its de facto home track, Summit Point Raceway. The first of … Read the Rest »

Charlotte Shuffle

September 26th, 2011 by

The fifth week of the third season of the 2011 inRacingNews Challenge saw sim racers take-on the road course at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. With one third of the season in the books, the top championship contenders in both Pontiac Solstice and SpecRacer Ford have been well established, Once again, Michael Booth was the class … Read the Rest »

New and Not-So New

August 23rd, 2011 by

Week 3 of Season 3 of the 2011 inRacingNews Challenge featured the series’ home track, Summit Point Raceway, and its Jefferson layout. Dominated last season by the two series champions, Marius Golombeck in the Pontiac Solstice and Gabriel Tobar in the Spec Racer Ford, this season offered other sim racers the opportunity to reach the … Read the Rest »