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Gooden Tops Intel GP Series USA/Canada Regionals

September 16th, 2010 by

Wyatt Gooden took some time off from his pursuit of the SCCA Pro Racing VW Jetta TDI Cup championship to top the USA/Canada Regional competition in the Intel GP Series last week.  The Ohioan bested nearly 400 iRacers in the weeklong competition featuring Star Mazdas at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, collecting six wins and eight … Read the Rest »

Towler Wins Indy, Huttu Takes iWCRR Title

September 7th, 2010 by

Claiming his first ever victory in the iRacing World Championship Road Racing Series (iWCRR), Richard Towler became the first person other than Greger Huttu to chalk a mark in the winners column by taking Round 15 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. The Englishman started a drama-filled online race from pole position and, within … Read the Rest »

Towler, Wood Suspended from Upcoming iWCRR Events

September 7th, 2010 by

The Competition Committee has suspended Richard Towler and Derek Wood from the next two online racing events in the iRacing World Championship Road Racing (iWCRR) series and placed both drivers on probation for the remainder of the 2010 iWCRR and NASCAR iRacing Series World Championship as the result of tactics they employed during Saturday’s … Read the Rest »

Towler Tops Intel GP Series European Regional Finals

August 23rd, 2010 by

Richard Towler grabbed the lead on the opening lap and motored to a narrow victory over pole-sitter Greger Huttu and Bastien Bartsch in the Intel GP Series European Regional Finals at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Saturday. Although Hutu grabbed the pole with a blistering lap of 1:18.128 in his Star Mazda, Towler (1:18.195) was … Read the Rest »

World Tour Thunders Under the Lights

August 20th, 2010 by

The World Tour of iRacing swept into Thunder Valley last night for the Bristol 200 After Dark.  More than 350 iRacers of all experience levels from the USA to Australia, Europe, Scandinavia and South America took to Bristol Motor Speedway’s half-mile bullring in their Chevrolet Silverados for 200 laps of online racing under the … Read the Rest »

Ten Qualify for Intel GP Series European Regional Finals

August 13th, 2010 by

Nearly 2,500 top sim racers from all over Europe competed in the first of three regional rounds of the Intel GP Series in Week 13.  The week-long European regionals featured daily Star Mazda races at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, with the week’s top ten points-getters advancing to the European Regional Finals. Those ten iRacers are … Read the Rest »

A Dozen Winners at the Brickyard

July 26th, 2010 by

Saturday’s Brickyard 400 Benefiting LIVESTRONG produced a dozen winners. Of course, the eleven iRacers from North America, Europe, Africa and Australia who each took the checkered flag in one of the eleven individual online races were winners.  But the real winner was LIVESTRONG.  Prior to the event, pledged to donate $.05 per lap … Read the Rest »

New World Cup of iRacing Order?

July 7th, 2010 by

With three weeks remaining in 2010 Season Three, a new order is threatening to break-out in the World Cup of iRacing.  Of the seven clubs that won Regional Season Club Championships (RSCC) in Season One, only three are poised to repeat in Season Two.  And of the four defending champions not atop their regional races, … Read the Rest »

A Rare Breed

July 2nd, 2010 by

You know what they say about NFL placekickers:  they’re a rare breed.  That’s understandable, given it’s a sport where anyone who checks-in under 6’2” and 250 lbs is considered petit and the fate of a team – and the hopes of millions of fans — often rests on one man’s ability to kick an ellipsoid … Read the Rest »

Bringing Home the Brats

June 21st, 2010 by

Richard Crozier (Club Celtic) laid a bit of a whoopin’ on his fellow iRacers in the top-rated split of the World Tour of iRacing’s Road America 200 on Saturday.  The Scot brought his Chevrolet Impala SS B home more than a minute ahead of the similar car of neighbor Richard Towler (England) with New England’s … Read the Rest »