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iRacing Downshift #27: Eric Hudec, the Daytona Road Course, and Nim’s Tips Return!

August 20th, 2020 by

Click here to listen to the latest iRacing Downshift! The latest iRacing Downshift gets in depth with senior vehicle dynamics engineer Eric Hudec on the DAYTONA Road Course, his career in real-world racing, and more. Chief steward Nim Cross joins us for the return of Nim’s Tips, and we’ve got all the latest news on … Read the Rest »

Not Just a Game

May 5th, 2015 by

Editor’s note:  The following is an excerpt from the cover story of the June, 2015 edition RaceTech magazine.  Click here to read the complete article starting on page 30.  iRacers can also take advantage of a special 50% discount in a subscription to RaceTech by going to the magazine’s web site and entering the code … Read the Rest »

The Kitchen Sink: Preparing the DW12 for Race Day

July 11th, 2014 by

Previous: DW12 Technical Introduction  Earlier this season I wrote an article (with more than a little help from Eric Hudec) discussing the new Dallara DW12 IndyCar. However, what I didn’t talk about was how hard this car was to drive in traffic. The “aero-push” as some have called it is drawing a lot of attention … Read the Rest »

The Kitchen Sink: Dallara DW12 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway

May 21st, 2014 by

This week I had the unique pleasure and opportunity of sitting down with iRacing.com’s Eric Hudec.  First, let me just say, Eric is one of the most accommodating people I have ever interviewed. He took time out of his work day to sit down with me for an hour and a half and describe every … Read the Rest »

The Art and Physics of iRacing’s Gen-6

March 25th, 2013 by

As the saying goes, “art imitates life.”  Or is it the other way around?  Does life imitate art?  In the case of iRacing’s Gen-6 Chevy SS and Ford Fusion, it’s both.  Read on . . . Just two days after Jimmie Johnson drove his new Generation-6 Chevrolet SS to victory in 2013 Daytona 500 on … Read the Rest »

Down Dominates Down Under

May 31st, 2012 by

Round Four of the iRacing.com V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond headed back to home soil and Phillip Island.  The race marked the debut of iRacing’s new tire model on the Ford Falcon FG, one developed by V8 Supercar driver Shane van Gisbergen and Dunlop Series/Endro driver Scott McLaughlin with the help of iRacing’s Eric … Read the Rest »

The Williams-Toyota F31 – More (and Less) Than Meets the Eye

September 29th, 2010 by

On the face of it, designing and building a virtual version of the Williams-Toyota FW31 figured to be the most formidable challenge yet faced by iRacing.com.  After all, Formula One is the technological pinnacle of the motorsports world, and it takes a virtual army of engineers, technicians and mechanics just to start a modern Grand … Read the Rest »

The Williams-Toyota F31 – More (and Less) Than Meets the Eye

September 28th, 2010 by

On the face of it, designing and building a virtual version of the Williams-Toyota FW31 figured to be the most formidable challenge yet faced by iRacing.com.  After all, Formula One is the technological pinnacle of the motorsports world, and it takes a virtual army of engineers, technicians and mechanics just to start a modern Grand Prix car.

iRacing TV Episode Two

July 30th, 2010 by

The second installment of iRacingTV is now available.  This month’s webcast features iRacing marketing director Kevin Bobbitt and marketing manager Sean Siff discussing the 2010 Season 3 build.   The segment will also cover several iRacing series including the NASCAR iRacing Series World Championship and the iRacing World Championship Road Racing as well as the iRacing … Read the Rest »

iRacing TV Episode Two

July 30th, 2010 by

The second installment of iRacingTV is now available.  This month’s webcast features iRacing marketing director Kevin Bobbitt and marketing manager Sean Siff discussing the 2010 Season 3 build.   The segment will also cover several iRacing series including the NASCAR iRacing Series World Championship and the iRacing World Championship Road Racing as well as the iRacing Pro Series, Mixed Class series and GP Master event along with an update on the progress of the Williams FW31 with iRacing vehicle dynamics engineer Eric Hudec.