All News: Dave Gelink

Draft Class and Love Taps in European MX-5 Cup R-Oval

April 13th, 2016 by Michel Van Dijk (See French translation by Renaud Lacroix below)

Most drivers had adapted to the Global MX-5’s new fixed setup as the European MX-5 Cup headed to Daytona International Speedway, the first of three “r-ovals” on the schedule and the next step on the way to Barcelona where the series’ top sim racers will get their hands on real MX-5s and a chance to … Read the Rest »

McLarens Dominate GT3 Week 1 Podium

August 7th, 2014 by

The McLaren MP4 12C GT3 has seen its share of ups and downs since its positive reception into a few years ago. In recent months, however, it’s been just short of being completely absent from its current home in the GT3 Challenge Series. With the addition of the RUF RT 12R and, most recently, … Read the Rest »

Roselli, Gelink Crowned 2012 Premier GRAND-AM Champions

September 26th, 2012 by

A visit to Lime Rock Park for the tenth and final round of Premier Grand-Am Online Sports Car Series last weekend heralded the crowning of two champions in the mixed class online racing series: Anthony Roselli (Daytona Prototypes) and Dave Gelink (Mustang FR500S).  With nearly $3500 in total prize money on the line, this … Read the Rest »

Guess Who?

August 18th, 2011 by

Week Two of the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge had sim racers from all around the world take a trip to Watkins Glen International for some online racing on one of the most famous circuits in not only the United States, but the world as well.  The 3.4-mile, 12-turn circuit located in up-state New York played host … Read the Rest »

Gelink Resumes at Summit Point

August 10th, 2011 by

2011 Season 3 of the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge the began the same way as Season 2 ended: with Dave Gelink (Benelux) showing the same extreme muscle that carried him to the Season 2 title.  Week 1 challenged the sim racers to take-on the technical, but fun 1.98-mile, 10-turn Summit Point Raceway located in West Virginia.  … Read the Rest »

Kiraly, Gelink Close on Online Grand-Am Titles at the Glen

August 8th, 2011 by

The penultimate round of the Premier GRAND-AM Online Sports Car Series brought the Riley MkXX Daytona Prototypes and Ford Mustang FR500s to New York’s Finger Lakes region and Watkins Glen International, where both classes saw their respective champions crowned. Round Nine of the ten race series, open to members of the iRacing Motorsport Simulation … Read the Rest »

Lappalainen and Gelink Score Big

July 28th, 2011 by

The final week in the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge had the sim racers take on the 17-turn, 3.194-mile monster of a circuit known as Silverstone, located deep in the heart of Northamptonshire.  During the week a total of 428 drivers attempted to be number one for the week, but after all was said and done, it … Read the Rest »

Southern Flavor

July 21st, 2011 by

Week Eleven in the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge took the sim racers to Braselton, Georgia for the twists and turns of one of the United States’ most famous road courses: 2.54-mile, 12-turn Road Atlanta.  During the week a total of 426 drivers attempted to conquer the monster of a track, but it was Laszlo Kotrocz (England) … Read the Rest »

Slipping into Darkness

July 14th, 2011 by

For the tenth week in the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge the sim racers from all around the globe took on the 17-turn, 3.7-mile Sebring International Raceway located in Sebring, Florida for some night racing for the first time in series history.  During the week a total of 301 drivers attempted to tame the beast known as … Read the Rest »

Kiraly and Gelink Head Towards Titles

July 6th, 2011 by

The 2011 Premier GRAND-AM Online Sports Car Series brought the Daytona Riley Prototypes and Ford Mustang FR500S’ to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Round Seven of the online-racing championship open to subscribers of the iRacing Motorsport Simulation service. With the series heading into its final acts, the battle for points intensifies as competitors vie … Read the Rest »