All News: Circuit of the Americas


NTMv5, Wheel Colors, Traction Control, New Content Highlight Season 2 Build

April 22nd, 2014 by

iRacing.com’s 2014 Season 2 build sees a host of cars equipped with the New Tire Model V5, including the Gen6 stock cars, Class B Chevy Impala and Ford Mustang, Chevrolet COT, Silverado and National Impala, Star Mazda, HPD and Riley Daytona Prototype.  Adjustable traction control, together with a new level of backfire and crackle sounds, … Read the Rest »

Osborne Dominates GT3 Challenge at Suzuka

April 8th, 2014 by

In a hat trick victory for Week 10 of the iRacing.com GT3 Challenge Series, it was Christopher Osborne who came out on top in dominating fashion at Suzuka. After starting from P3 in his RUF RT 12R, Osborne was able to slip past Aday Coba Lopez (who started and finished second) and go on to … Read the Rest »

Formula One: History of an American Spectator

March 15th, 2014 by

Formula One is changing, a lot.  The 2014 season is upon us and, like F1 junkies around the world, I’ll be staying up late (or getting up early) to watch the Australian Grand Prix this weekend.  Like a hopeless gambler haunting the Las Vegas casinos at hours when most mammals would be sleeping, F1 has … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Kevin Vaughn

November 16th, 2013 by

Kevin Vaughn’s sim-racing career is on the rise.  Each of the past three seasons he’s advanced in the overall iRacing.com SpecRacer Ford Challenge standings, going from P4 in 2013 S1 to runner-up in S2 before taking 30 wins in 39 starts to best Luccas Zacca for the overall championship in S3.  That kind of progress … Read the Rest »

Famine or Feast

June 26th, 2013 by

Once upon a time, North American Formula One fans were on a starvation diet.  With the just a single race on the calendar – the Grand Prix of Canada – in a less than central location, a generation of American, Canadian and Mexican race fans had little chance of seeing an F1 race in person. … Read the Rest »

iRacers Team-up for Alfalla’s Homestead Test

May 23rd, 2013 by

Two time NASCAR iRacing.com Series World Champion Ray Alfalla is set to make his debut in a race car on Saturday, May 25 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, courtesy of fellow iRacer Ernie Francis Jr.  The youngest driver in the Pirelli World Challenge, the 15 year old Francis is making his Breathless Performance Products Mazda Miata available … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Kevin Gries

January 18th, 2013 by

When Kevin Gries says his favorite iRacing car is “definitely” a Corvette C6.R believe him.  Officially-speaking, he hasn’t run a race, a time trial or even practiced in anything besides a ‘Vette since a mid-November run in a Class A Impala at Homestead.  Since then it’s been a steady diet of Corvette and the iRacing.com … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Matthew Pilus

July 7th, 2012 by

iRacing is not just about the WDC, Pro Series, “aliens” and real world pro drivers preparing for the Indy and Daytona 500s.  It’s also about people new to sim-racing who, like everyone from Ray Alfalla to Greger Huttu, have to start iRacing in the rookie cars and series. Matthew Pilus is one such sim-racer, having … Read the Rest »

V8 Supercars to Sanction iRacing.com Series

August 2nd, 2011 by

iRacing.com and V8 Supercars announced an agreement today that will see the organizers of the successful V8 Supercar Championship officially sanction the popular online racing service’s V8 Supercar series, which will be known as the iRacing.com V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond.  V8 Supercars thus joins NASCAR, INDYCAR and GRAND-AM as partners in sanctioning competition … Read the Rest »