All News: david phillips


Numbers Game

June 15th, 2010 by

In one sense, Round Nine of the iRacing Drivers World Championship Road Racing can be summed-up by the online racing numbers.  As in the ninth win in as many tries for Greger Huttu, who led from green light to checkered flag at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Saturday.  That’s 50 more laps in the lead … Read the Rest »

iRacing: Music to Florian Godard’s Ears

June 9th, 2010 by

Florian Godard lives life in the allegro lane.  A world-class double bassist in the Orchestre d’Ile de France, Godard is one of just five sim racers regularly competing in both the NASCAR iRacing.com World Championship Series (NiWCS) and the iRacing Drivers World Championship Road Racing (iDWCRR).  But beautiful music and fast cars have long been vital … Read the Rest »

24 Winners in iRacing.com Indy 12,000

May 30th, 2010 by

Two dozen iRacers shared the glory of winning Saturday’s inaugural iRacing.com Indy 500, aka Round Six of the World Tour of iRacing. The 24 sim racers completed 4800 virtual laps of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s venerable 2.5 mile oval, for a total of 12,000 virtual miles. More than 750 iRacers competed in the event, which … Read the Rest »

Wilson Notches Indy 25 win

May 28th, 2010 by

Thursday saw Justin Wilson capture the first of what he hopes will be two wins at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend.  Wilson bested a fast field (including Dreyer & Reinbold teammates Mike Conway and Tomas Scheckter)  to win a special ten lap sprint race – known as the Indy 25 — featuring Dallara Indy … Read the Rest »

Pro Oval Sim Racers off to Competitive Start

May 17th, 2010 by

The NASCAR iRacing.com Pro Series got off to a fiercely competitive start last week with 166 iRacers competing in ten splits at Darlington Raceway.  After a week’s worth of racing, Patrick Fogel and Josh Parker emerged atop the championship leader board with 273 points apiece, thanks to wins on Wednesday and Saturday respectively. Fogel qualified … Read the Rest »

Pagenaud a winner from South Boston to Spa

May 10th, 2010 by

Simon Pagenaud completed a unique double yesterday, becoming the first driver to ever win a Legends Cup race at South Boston Speedway and the Le Mans Series Spa 1000kms in the same season. Pagenaud, an iRacer since last August, scored his Legends Cup sim racing win at South Boston in February.  Yesterday, he teamed with … Read the Rest »

Online Racing a Featured Attraction at NASCAR Hall of Fame

May 5th, 2010 by

The 15 iRacing.com-powered NASCAR stock car simulators proved to be a popular attraction yesterday during a media preview of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina.   More than 100 journalists took the opportunity to take some virtual laps of Charlotte Motor Speedway in one of the seven two-seat NASCAR stock car replicas, along … Read the Rest »

Seven Qualifiers for Second Annual World Cup of iRacing

May 4th, 2010 by

It may seem like eons until next January and the Second Annual World Cup of iRacing tournament, but with Season One of 2010 in the books seven clubs have already clinched a spot in the online racing tourney’s Regional Annual Club Championships (RACC).  They did so by winning the first of four Regional Season Club … Read the Rest »

Online Racing's Talladega 811

April 26th, 2010 by

The World Tour of iRacing’s first doubleheader weekend produced 811 miles of action-packed online racing as Friday’s Talladega 312 for Impala SS Class B and Saturday’s Talladega 499 for Impala SS Class A (COT) saw more than 1,200 entries and nearly 6,000 laps of fierce sim racing competition. Every iRacer had a shot or two … Read the Rest »

Online Racing’s Talladega 811

April 26th, 2010 by

The World Tour of iRacing’s first doubleheader weekend produced 811 miles of action-packed online racing as Friday’s Talladega 312 for Impala SS Class B and Saturday’s Talladega 499 for Impala SS Class A (COT) saw more than 1,200 entries and nearly 6,000 laps of fierce sim racing competition. Every iRacer had a shot or two … Read the Rest »