All News: Derek Wood


Pro Road Racing at Homestead – Some new faces on top.

December 8th, 2009 by

Last week marked the end of r-ovals, sort of. This week’s iRacing Pro Series Road Racing action moved to Homestead-Miami Speedway’s Road A configuration, which uses only the straight sections of the oval proper. Some stayed away from this circuit, dismissing it as another r-oval, but those who did participate were pleasantly surprised at how … Read the Rest »

On the Rebound

December 2nd, 2009 by

Brad Davies rebounded from a disappointing week of racing at Martinsville Speedway to score his fourteenth win of the iRacing Pro Series Road Racing campaign on Wednesday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  Davies started from pole and led 35 of 110 laps en route to a 15.9s win over Thomas Lewandowski who just managed to … Read the Rest »

Pro Road Racing at Lowe’s – The Last R-oval

December 1st, 2009 by

This week marks the end of r-ovals for the remainder of the season . . . much to the delight of many who have targeted them from the get-go as weeks to drop. However, the racing has been pretty good over this mid-season period with some of the drivers not minding these types of tracks … Read the Rest »

Pro Road Racing at Lowe's – The Last R-oval

December 1st, 2009 by

This week marks the end of r-ovals for the remainder of the season . . . much to the delight of many who have targeted them from the get-go as weeks to drop. However, the racing has been pretty good over this mid-season period with some of the drivers not minding these types of tracks … Read the Rest »

Pro Road Racing at Daytona: 15 weeks on, little has changed

November 24th, 2009 by

The iRacing Pro Series Road Race kicked-off on the Daytona International Speedways road course back on August 4. In that first week the excitement factor was high, as was shown by the fact that eight official races were run by a total of 131 drivers.  Since then, participation has declined due to various reasons like … Read the Rest »

Pro Oval iRacers at the Brickyard: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

November 18th, 2009 by

The fabled Indianapolis Motor Speedway brought-out the good, the bad and the ugly in the iRacing Pro Series Oval.  Happily there was a lot more good than bad or ugly.  Case(s) in point: a couple of days after iRacing Pro Series Road Racing points leader Luke McLean finished runner-up to Josh Berry, Richard Towler (P2 … Read the Rest »

Pro Road Racing at Summit Point: A Short Track Long on Great Corners.

November 17th, 2009 by

As stated last week, there has been a little controversy over some of the tracks on the Pro schedule this year. This is normally a simple matter of taste and opinion and it is this writer’s opinion that a few drivers are just fatigued at this point of the season and looking for reasons to … Read the Rest »

Davies' Daytona Dozen

November 11th, 2009 by

Brad Davies continued his dominance of the iRacing Pro Series Oval  in Week Fourteen competition, scoring a season high twelfth win at Daytona International Speedway on Wednesday evening to open up a 359 point lead over Josh Parker, his closest pursuer.  Parker lost ground to Davies, but not through want of effort, as his week’s … Read the Rest »

Davies’ Daytona Dozen

November 11th, 2009 by

Brad Davies continued his dominance of the iRacing Pro Series Oval  in Week Fourteen competition, scoring a season high twelfth win at Daytona International Speedway on Wednesday evening to open up a 359 point lead over Josh Parker, his closest pursuer.  Parker lost ground to Davies, but not through want of effort, as his week’s … Read the Rest »

iRacing Pro Series Road Racing: More Fun at another “R-oval”

November 11th, 2009 by

The last few weeks have seen a bit of debate over the worth of what have become known as “R-ovals,” a track that is essentially an oval with some track laid within its infield. Love them or hate them, they have provided some good, close and intense racing. Drivers are also speaking about fatigue at … Read the Rest »