All News: F1


WCS Monza: Mayhem as Mack Marauds to Top of the Mountain

June 4th, 2018 by Jake Sparey

VRS Coanda Simsport’s Mack Bakkum won a sensation fifth round of the iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series from Autodromo Nazionale Monza while all of his title rivals ran into issues. It is the first time in Mack’s racing career that he has lead the driver’s championship, after Mitchell DeJong, Martin Kronke and Greger Huttu … Read the Rest »

iWCGPS Montreal: A Maiden for Mack as Misfortune Materializes for Martin

April 18th, 2018 by Jake Sparey

Mack Bakkum secured his first win in the iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series this weekend as he defended heavily from a determined Greger Huttu as Bakkum’s VRS Coanda Simsport teammate Martin Kronke would drop down with technical issues inside of the final ten laps. The victory extends Coanda’s streak of victories to sixteen straight … 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 »

Classic New Venue for Classic Drivers

September 22nd, 2014 by

The sixth week for the Classic Team Championship in 2014rought the sim racers to Donington Park, a classic track that arrived one the service one and a half month ago, bringing new challenges and fulfilling the wishes of many. The virtual replica of the famous European race track was probably one of the biggest achievements … Read the Rest »

Anreus Cops Chaotic Canadian CTC

September 5th, 2014 by

Brazilian Portuguese version below Week Four has arrived and the Classic Lotus Grand Prix was at the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, better known as “Mosport”. The circuit is one of the few on the schedule that was actually a fixture on the real Formula 1 ’70s era calendar, and is one of the favorites tracks … Read the Rest »

Here Comes a New Challenger

August 27th, 2014 by

Brazilian portuguese translation below The Circuit of the Americas, one of the newest tracks on the service, was the third stage of the 2014 Season 3 Classic Lotus Grand Prix schedule. It was interesting to see the contrast between classic and modern during the week that had only eight official races and six different winners: … Read the Rest »

Nothing Has Changed, and Nothing is the Same: F1 in 2014

April 18th, 2014 by

The 2014 Formula 1 season has been steeped in drama since long before the cold, wet weekend in Australia ever began.  Pessimists and naysayers had been dismissing the radical changes and not one championship point had been given out (some such pessimists are from Italy and have red cars with horses on them).  F1 is … Read the Rest »

Formula One: History of an American Spectator

March 15th, 2014 by

Formula One is changing, a lot.  The 2014 season is upon us and, like F1 junkies around the world, I’ll be staying up late (or getting up early) to watch the Australian Grand Prix this weekend.  Like a hopeless gambler haunting the Las Vegas casinos at hours when most mammals would be sleeping, F1 has … Read the Rest »

Get to Know . . . Doyle Lowrance

February 17th, 2014 by

For this week’s Get to Know, I interviewed iRacer Doyle Lowrance. 49 years old from Bremerton, Washington, Lowrance is one of the veterans of iRacing, having been on the service since June of 2008. In 118 oval starts, he has scored eight career victories, with his most recent coming at Talladega Superspeedway in the Nationwide … Read the Rest »

Stergios, Bernardi Top iRacing.com Grand Prix of Brazil

November 25th, 2013 by

Jake Stergios and Ariel Eduardo Bernardi came out on top of the more than 300 iRacers to participate in last weekend’s iRacing.com Grand Prix of Brazil.  The final event on the 2013 World Tour of iRacing, the Brazilian GP pitted iRacers of all license levels together in their Williams-Toyota FW31s for 71 laps on the … Read the Rest »