All News: Circuit of the Americas


Here Comes a New Challenger

August 27th, 2014 by

Brazilian portuguese translation below The Circuit of the Americas, one of the newest tracks on the service, was the third stage of the 2014 Season 3 Classic Lotus Grand Prix schedule. It was interesting to see the contrast between classic and modern during the week that had only eight official races and six different winners: … Read the Rest »

Can Anyone Stop McLeod?

August 20th, 2014 by

In a third straight show of dominance this season, 4 Motorsports driver Mitchell McLeod, continues to illustrate how the former iRacing.com V8 Supercars champion still has what it takes. For 36 laps of sim racing on the West configuration at the Circuit of The Americas, the finest drivers in the category fought door-to-door for every … Read the Rest »

McLeod Takes Another Drink

August 12th, 2014 by

  Circuit Zolder was the site for Week 2 of the iRacing.com V8 Supercars Series and what an exciting race it proved to be. It had indeed been quite some time since the almighty roar of the V8s was heard through the turns and chicanes of this Belgian favorite (2013 Season 1) and the drivers … Read the Rest »

UK&I Skip Barber Season Wrap-Up at COTA

July 30th, 2014 by

With the 2014 Season Two championship firmly in the hands of Marcus Hamilton just about every other position in the rankings was still up for grabs as the UK&I Skip Barber League headed to Circuit of the Americas for the final race of the season and 12 laps of the full track.  Graham Carroll started … Read the Rest »

Down Captures Win on V8 Debut at CoTA

June 25th, 2014 by

On an interesting debut at the Circuit of The Americas (CoTA) located in Austin, TX, the iRacing.com V8 Supercars Series roared to life as the Week 8 sim racing action got under way. For 27 laps, drivers traversed the winding West configuration of CoTA. With this week being a dreaded “fuel saver” race, the drivers … Read the Rest »

Ellis Finds Victory in Final Laps

June 18th, 2014 by

Week Seven of the 2014 Season 2 iRacing.com V8 Supercars Series wrapped-up its Florida visit with a spectacular race at Sebring International Raceway. Nineteen sim-racers settled in for a 22 lap event which saw Shaun Kelly take pole position with a lap time of 2:02.965. From the drop of the green flag, Kelly got off … Read the Rest »

Mustang Debut at COTA Challenges iRacers, Shuffles Standings

June 10th, 2014 by

Rookies and past-champions alike struggled to master the 20-turns at Circuit of the Americas in the series debut at this new track during Week 6 of the iRacing.com Mustang Challenge. In a week of competition producing only five official races, defending Season 1 Champion Patrick Bieri prevailed in a key Strength-of-Field race on Sunday to … Read the Rest »

RUF Cup Heads to Austin

May 27th, 2014 by

As the second season of the RUF Cup pushes forward into a schedule filled with visits to new and different tracks, it offers a reminder that the quality of iRacing’s laser-scanned tracks is second to none. With there being so many tracks to choose from, the various divisions on the service can travel to a … Read the Rest »

GT3 Challenge Debuts at CoTA

May 20th, 2014 by

In its debut event with the series, the iRacing.com GT3 Challenge concluded a week of twists, turns and high speeds at the brand new Circuit of the Americas located in Austin, TX. The 3.4 mile, 20 turn mammoth of a track brought victory to some and anguish to many others. Several drivers failed to grasp … Read the Rest »

Something Old, Something New – I’m Excited, How About You?

May 19th, 2014 by

The Circuit of the Americas became available in iRacing just last month, and the Lotus 49 is among the, er, “oldest” cars available to sim-racers.  So how good could this combination really be?  Well the truth is the world discovered this magical combination over a year ago when Caterham F1 reserve driver, and only American … Read the Rest »