All News: dave kaemmer


eSports Pioneer iRacing.com Celebrates Eighth Anniversary

July 19th, 2016 by

  iRacing.com is marking its eighth anniversary providing on-line racers with the world’s foremost online motorsports racing simulation.  iRacing launched in 2008 and was founded in 2004 by Boston Red Sox owner John Henry and award-winning racing game developer Dave Kaemmer as a true motorsport simulation. From the outset, the company developed iRacing as an … Read the Rest »

Not Just a Game

May 5th, 2015 by

Editor’s note:  The following is an excerpt from the cover story of the June, 2015 edition RaceTech magazine.  Click here to read the complete article starting on page 30.  iRacers can also take advantage of a special 50% discount in a subscription to RaceTech by going to the magazine’s web site and entering the code … Read the Rest »

McLaren, iRacing to Build Virtual McLaren-Honda MP4-30

March 2nd, 2015 by

McLaren Racing and iRacing.com today announced plans to create a digital version of the 2015 McLaren Formula One car for iRacing’s popular online motorsports game.   iRacing’s version of the McLaren-Honda MP4-30, featuring virtual Kinetic Energy Recovery and Drag Reduction System, will join the McLaren MP4-12C GT3 and more than 50 other virtual race cars available … Read the Rest »

iRacing Q&A: Dan Garrison

July 18th, 2014 by

The next time an email or PM arrives from iRacingNews asking you to answer some questions for a story . . . you might want to keep Dan Garrison in mind.   Away back in August of 2012, Dan took time to supply some “A’s” to our “Q’s” for an iRacer Profile.  Fast forward to June, … Read the Rest »

Crash Test Programmer

May 16th, 2014 by

Oh the lengths iRacing goes to in the quest for authenticity; up to and including risking life, limb . . . and ego.  Days after submitting to a rigorous grilling for a Q&A for iRacingNews, senior programmer Richard Jobling – together with fellow programmer Ike Adams – journeyed to Lime Rock Park for a one … Read the Rest »

Q&A with iRacing’s Richard Jobling

May 7th, 2014 by

Senior Software Engineer Richard Jobling came to iRacing from Scotland via San Francisco and Boston, MA in 2010. Having worked on the development of video games – including Grand Theft Auto – for nearly two decades, Jobling is delighted to have found a home at iRacing.com. Q: Tell us a bit about your background and … Read the Rest »

Behind the Scenes: The NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series

April 29th, 2014 by

New Build, New Challenges, New Toys I’ve been a member of the iRacing service since July of 2008, and not since the “2.0” build can I remember a time when the entire service was turned on its ear just because of a build release.  If you haven’t done so in a while, go check out … Read the Rest »

Daytona CTSC Diary

February 14th, 2014 by

I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to the iRacing community.  I’m Chris Lerch, and I’m the most recent hire here at iRacing.  I work in vehicle dynamics, and mostly define the multi-body physics models that give each of our cars the unique feel and handling characteristics that we strive to match as … Read the Rest »

Get to Know . . . Allan Paterson

February 3rd, 2014 by

When you think of sim-racing veterans, one of the names you have to put on the list is Allan Paterson. Born in Falkirk, Scotland, Paterson has been on iRacing since December of 2009 after having has first encounter with virtual racing 20 years ago. The 52 year old now living in Wrexham, North Wales has … Read the Rest »

Lotus 49, Oran Park, Rockingham Available for Pre-Sale

September 26th, 2012 by

History is poised to come alive on iRacing with one of the Formula One’s most significant cars – the Lotus 49 — and two of the world’s most beloved race tracks – Rockingham Speedway and Oran Park – now available for pre-sale. iRacing’s introduction of the Lotus 49 is a milestone in the evolution of … Read the Rest »