All News: Circuit of the Americas


Krönke Takes the Second; Huttu Takes the Fifth

October 5th, 2015 by

For the second time this season the 2015 iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series visited fabled Autódromo José Carlos Pace (aka Interlagos), Aleksi Uusi-Jaakkola having scored an impressive win in Round One back on the final day of February.  Seven months and 14 rounds later, the sinuous virtual circuit produced a different winner; make that … Read the Rest »

Back Down to Business at COTA

July 23rd, 2015 by

It was a great welcome back to two of the category’s finest drivers in multiple series champion Madison Down and the 2014 Premier Series Champion Richard Hamstead for Round 5 of the official iRacing.com V8 Supercar Series championship at the Circuit of the Americas – West circuit. Qualifying A hot clear day confronted the field … Read the Rest »

V8s Endure on The Island

July 17th, 2015 by

“That was the toughest race I have ever done” stated Ethan Grigg-Gault, the winner of Round 4 of the iRacing V8 Supercar Series at the conclusion of what was an epic 46 laps of the Phillip Island Circuit in Victoria, Australia. Qualifying Inviting weather welcomed the 24 starters to the wonderful Phillip Island Circuit, a … Read the Rest »

Siggy Soaks-Up the Pressure

May 18th, 2015 by

Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas; by modern racing standards a unique track. Hermann Tilke was one of the masterminds behind the creation of COTA — like many modern circuits — although some would certainly question the term “mastermind.” With many of Tilke’s tracks, you either like them or hate them; and it certainly showed … Read the Rest »

Does NASCAR Need More Road Races?

May 13th, 2015 by

The year was 2012 and the scene was Race 22 at Watkins Glen International for the Finger Lakes 355 at the Glen: over 90,000 fans watched as 43 NASCAR drivers negotiated 90 laps of the historic 2.45 mile road course. After 89-laps of hard fought racing, however, the true battle finally began on the last … Read the Rest »

AOR Drama @ COTA

May 8th, 2015 by

With a 17 point lead over the rest of the field, Justin Brunner went to Circuit of the Americas in a comfortable position after his back-to-back podiums in the AOR Pro Mazda Championship’s second season.  Kerry Knowlden had shown signs of weakness at Barber Motorsports Park after qualifying outside of the front row for the … Read the Rest »

Thrilling Start to 2nd AMGSC Season

April 22nd, 2015 by

The second season of the Autobahn Motorcar Group Sportscar Challenge kicked-off on Monday night at Daytona International Speedway. With a packed grid of 43 drivers, the race was always going to be a thriller. However, few could have predicted just how hard and how close the sim racing would be. Reigning Prototype champion John Ulmer … Read the Rest »

Gooden Doubles-Up

April 6th, 2015 by

Barber Motorsports Park; one of the most underrated tracks in the world. It may be a short 2.38 mile circuit, but this certainly doesn’t take away the challenge it poses to drivers. The 16 turn circuit features a vast array of gradient changes along with a flurry of quick and slow speed sections. The Verizon … Read the Rest »

VergilRacing’s Maiden Masters of Endurance Win

February 18th, 2015 by

Masters of Endurance held its penultimate round of the season back in the USA, as sim racers took to one of iRacing’s newest road circuits at Circuit of the Americas. The grade 1 track in Austin, Texas played host to the 6 hour race featuring GT3 cars, which was sponsored by grandprix247.com. After 24 hours … Read the Rest »

ineX Masters Master of Endurance 24 Hours of Spa

January 28th, 2015 by

Masters of Endurance reached the midway point of its 2014/15 season at the 24 hours of Spa-Francorchamps. The iconic Belgian circuit played host to round 3 on January 10 and 11th, the 8th annual 24 hour race held by Masters of Endurance since 2006. New teams from iRacing communities in France, Portugal and Turkey – … Read the Rest »