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Barber Series’ Belgian Finale

July 25th, 2013 by

This is it, the final week for the Skip Barber Series, where everything the drivers worked for this season can fall in the blink of an eye. Where better to contest the final week than Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps? This racetrack is legendary in every way, one of the most iconic circuits in the world. … Read the Rest »

Lindqvist’s Title Grip Tightens as Salminen Makes Progress

March 18th, 2013 by

Spa, a places that oozes history, excitement and danger, from 1966 when Jackie Stewart was trapped in his car in torrential rain conditions – spurring on the improvements in safety – to rain causing more chaos when David Coulthard spun on Lap 1 in 1998 and only last year with chaos at Eau Rouge, this … Read the Rest »

Touring Cars Continue Spa Heritage

February 28th, 2013 by

In eastern Belgium lies a track that any racing fan likely knows: Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.  The circuit has been hosting races since 1925 and features its picture perfect Eau Rouge-Raidillon uphill corners that lead to the long Kemmel Straight.  With tons of configurations and 4.352 miles of race track, it is known as one of … Read the Rest »

Kerkhof Captivates Championship at Spa

September 6th, 2012 by

In an action-packed 44 laps around the virtual Spa-Francorchamps, Atze Kerkhof became only the third sim-racer to stand on the top step of the 2012 Grand Prix Series World Championship podium. The thirteenth round victory for the Dutchman sees the Team Redline sim-racer consolidate his fifth position in the championship standings, and edge closer … Read the Rest »

Van Gisbergen Tops V8 Supercar Field in Belgium

June 29th, 2012 by

Round Eight of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond visited one of the world’s most famous tracks: Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps – aka Spa.  Located in Belgium’s Ardennes Mountains, Spa is 7km in length with a total of 20 turns. After missing the last round owing to Internet trouble, Madison Down celebrated his return … Read the Rest »

Valantiejus Lands Another at Spa

June 20th, 2012 by

Classic Teams Championship, Round 7 – Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium For Round 7 the Classic Teams Championship visited Spa-Francorchamps in the legendary hills of the Ardennes. The 7km lap includes such famous names as Eau Rouge, Stavelot, Blanchimont and La Source. The longest race length on the calendar, Spa would prove to be a tough challenge for … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – David Williams

April 14th, 2012 by

It figures that David Williams’  has become a fixture in the Grand Prix Series World Championship.  His favorite real world race series is Formula One, what he terms “the pinnacle” of motor sports.  Then there’s the fact that the iGPSWC is contested in a Williams-Toyota FW31, even if the convergence of names owes more … Read the Rest »

Conor Daly Blog

September 28th, 2011 by

Well one of the busiest, if not the busiest season of racing is over for me. It has been an incredible year and the biggest learning curve I’ve ever experienced. The trend of the season was massive improvement every weekend and sure enough we stayed true to that in the final two GP3 weekends of … Read the Rest »

Down Sizzles at Spa

March 16th, 2011 by

Race Two of the iRacing V8 Supercar Series at legendary Spa-Francorchamps once again brought no less than three full splits. The cream of the sim racing crop weren’t going to miss this magnificent virtual venue. Madison Down’s pole time of 2 min 23.348 could not be headed. However there were some new faces qualifying up … Read the Rest »

McCabe’s Belgian Renaissance

March 16th, 2011 by

iRacing’s unique simulation service not only replicates real-world physics and geography down to the nearest umpteenth of an inch, it provides a platform to realise some ultimate motorsport fantasies, and create some killer competition to boot.  Case in point: There would be a veritable army of fans, drivers and teams who have dreamt of seeing … Read the Rest »