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NASCAR, iRacing Announce Six Year Licensing Extension

February 13th, 2015 by

2015 NASCAR iRacing.com Series Season Kicks Off Weekend of February 22 NASCAR and iRacing.com announced today a six year extension of iRacing’s licensing agreement as NASCAR’s exclusive online motorsport racing simulation. The association between the two organizations which began in 2009 will now run through December 2020. “We’re thrilled NASCAR will continue as our partner … Read the Rest »

NASCAR, iRacing.com Announce Six Year Licensing Extension

February 13th, 2015 by

2015 NASCAR iRacing.com Series Season Kicks Off Weekend of February 22 Bedford, MA (February 13, 2015) – NASCAR and iRacing.com announced today a six year extension of iRacing’s licensing agreement as NASCAR’s exclusive online motorsport racing simulation. The association between the two organizations which began in 2009 will now run through December 2020. “We’re thrilled … Read the Rest »

NASCAR iRacing Series Returns to Action

January 20th, 2015 by

Seven Full Distance Races Scheduled One of iRacing’s most popular series returns to action on the week of February 17 when the green flag waves on the opening round of the 2015 NASCAR iRacing.com Series at Daytona International Speedway.   Actually, make that two of iRacing’s most popular series as there will be distinct versions of … Read the Rest »

Q&A With Matt Orr

July 23rd, 2014 by

Matt Orr (AKA Empty Box) has been sim racing since the golden days of Papyrus with the NASCAR Racing series and the infamous NASCAR Racing 2003 Season. He has been on iRacing since 2009. Besides his YouTube videos, Matt spends his time in many iRacing series such as GT3, Prototype & GT Challenge, and any … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Massimiliano Rizzi

April 21st, 2014 by

Born in 1982, Massimiliano Rizzi has been a part of the iRacing community since September, 2011. He is one of a very few members of Club Italia who hasn’t even touched a road car — officially at least —  in the nearly three years he has been on iRacing. He is an avid oval racer, … Read the Rest »

Virtual Daytona 500 Kicks-Off a Full NASCAR Cup Series Schedule on iRacing.com

February 19th, 2014 by

Bedford, MA (February 19) – Real world racers and sim-racers alike are preparing for the biggest stock car race of all: the Daytona 500.  This year 50,000 iRacers worldwide can compete in an online version of the full NASCAR Sprint Cup Season in the NASCAR iRacing Series (NiS), which kicks-off with iRacing’s version of the … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Anthony Kernich

August 19th, 2013 by

This week I interviewed 22 year old Anthony Kernich from Adelaide, South Australia. Now, Americans’ common stereotype for “foreign” drivers is that they are superb road racers and a majority of the tracks they run are road courses.  As the saying goes, there is a reason that stereotypes are stereotypes: because they are true. Kernich … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Jesse Atchison

August 12th, 2013 by

This week, I interviewed someone who could be considered one of the original iRacers. He joined the iRacing service on June 26, 2008 and has since started 1,129 official oval races, and 172 road races. On the oval side of iRacing, he has 252 career wins and has finished in the top five 67% of … Read the Rest »

NASCAR and NBC Change the Motorsports TV Landscape – Again

July 24th, 2013 by

Yesterday’s news of NASCAR’s ten year TV rights deal with the NBC Sports Group brings fundamental changes to the motorsports television landscape . . . again.   Some of us can recall the days when “motorsports” and “television” were all but mutually exclusive.  Apart from ABC’s Wide World of Sports’ highlight coverage of the Monaco Grand … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Justin Petschauer

July 22nd, 2013 by

This week, I interviewed Justin Petschauer, a 21 year old from Las Vegas, NV who definitely knows his way around iRacing. A member since October of 2010, Petschauer has competed in 306 oval races and 168 road races, collecting over a dozen victories on both sides of iRacing. So far it has been a record … Read the Rest »