All News: COTA


Road Warrior Recap

December 12th, 2014 by

The dust has settled and the points have been tallied. 3,185 drivers competed in this year’s iRacing Road Warrior series. A huge congratulations to the iRacing Road Warrior Series overall points top 10 . . . and to everyone who battled it out, hunting for this year’s Road Warrior crown, from Phillip Island to Circuit … Read the Rest »

Less is More

October 14th, 2014 by

With a grid of only 15 sim-racers to do battle over the 3.4 mile long Circuit of the Americas you’d expect a relatively tame event for the UK&I Skip Barber League, but the ten lap sprint proved to be anything but tame.  In qualifying it was two-time race winner Sebastian Job who stamped his authority … Read the Rest »

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 »

Road Atlanta and the Returning Winner

August 15th, 2014 by

Portuguese translation below After a great first week, Classic Lotus Grand Prix kept rolling on a high note. Road Atlanta, site of the second week of sim racing, had 11 official races, two less than Silverstone, and 10 different winners. Kalle Ruokola, Jean-Francois Boscus, Michel Dudognon, Sean Wiltshire, Gernot Fritsche, David Wormald, Mattias Anreus, Henri … 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 »

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 »

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 »

Nuno Moreira Wins Lotus 79 Week 1!

May 7th, 2014 by

For the drivers of the Classic Lotus Grand Prix iRacing Series, a new season is a time of renewed hope in their driving skills, individual and team strategies, and of course their cars’ setups. The racing break allowed teams to sign up new drivers, and so teams have been disbanded and re-created. It’s also a … 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 »

V8 Supercars Visit the Surface of the Sun

May 22nd, 2013 by

Well maybe that was a bit dramatic for the title on my recap of my visit to Austin, Texas for the V8 Supercars race at the Circuit of the Americas, but it does convey how bloody hot it was.  Sean Siff and I headed south for the Austin 400 and even though I was born … Read the Rest »