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#VCOJIMMERCHALLENGE: THE ESPORTS RACING COMMUNITY CHALLENGES SIM STAR JIMMY BROADBENT

April 2nd, 2020 by Virtual Competition Organisation

Contest Extended Through April 4! • Jimmy Broadbent takes up the challenge laid down by the community in the #VCOJimmerChallenge powered by FANATEC. • Time Attack Challenge, with the Mazda MX-5 at Lime Rock Park, to take place on iRacing on Friday. • A FANATEC set worth roughly € 1,700 awaits the winner. Munich – Before YouTuber Jimmy … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Bas Slob

June 29th, 2015 by

An active iRacer since November of 2013, 31 year old Bas Slob has quickly become acquainted with what it takes to be a successful sim racer. Racing out of Randwijk, The Netherlands, Bas has 27 victories in nearly 400 official races on road courses, and has an oval victory at Lanier National Speedway on his … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Chuck Chambliss

March 31st, 2015 by

A solid sim racer in both disciplines, iRacer Chuck Chambliss is a threat on any type of racetrack, oval or road. The 43 year old out of Hueytown, Alabama, has nearly 3600 races to his credit since joining iRacing back in May, 2008. Chambliss is primarily a road racer, with over 60% of his starts … Read the Rest »

Frequent Flyer

January 22nd, 2015 by

Less than two years since taking his first laps in a real race car, Chris Beaufait has already earned awards including the Skip Barber Challenge’s Most Improved Driver.  And while the green flag has yet to wave on the racing season, Beaufait would appear to have the pole for the Most Frequent Flyer Miles award … Read the Rest »

Imitation of Life

September 8th, 2014 by

Every time a sim racer starts up his/her wheel, we expect to have a software experience that mimics real-life racing. However, sim racers try their absolute hardest to find the loopholes and gaps in the given software to find the extra tenth of a second they need. Whether it be from setups, track lines, or … Read the Rest »

Seeing Red(line)

June 20th, 2013 by

Team Redline bills itself as “the world’s most successful virtual racing team.”  Cheeky?  Perhaps. But it’s hard to argue with an outfit whose record includes two iRacing.com World Championship Grand Prix Series titles, 36 iWCGPS race wins, three of four iRacing.com Road Pro Series crowns (and runner-up in the other), placing one of its drivers … Read the Rest »

Return of the King

March 5th, 2012 by

Finland’s Greger Huttu survived a first lap challenge to claim the inaugural victory of the 2012 iRacing.com Grand Prix Series World Championship at Watkins Glen on Saturday.   The flag-to-flag win not only maintains Huttu’s 100% winning record at the Glen in World Championship competition, it stakes the ’10 World Champion to an early lead in … Read the Rest »

Where There's a Will There's a Way

August 9th, 2011 by

A lot of people have built their own home-made racing simulators.  Technically, anyone who has fastened a steering wheel to a desk has already started to build their simulator, but many people stop building their simulator the day their first wheel arrives.  I am not one of those people. Let me give you a bit … Read the Rest »

Where There’s a Will There’s a Way

August 9th, 2011 by

A lot of people have built their own home-made racing simulators.  Technically, anyone who has fastened a steering wheel to a desk has already started to build their simulator, but many people stop building their simulator the day their first wheel arrives.  I am not one of those people. Let me give you a bit … Read the Rest »