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iRacer Profile – Rocco Barone

May 18th, 2012 by

Perhaps even more than the basic skills and techniques of motorsports, iRacing provides a window into the mental game of racing.  After all, it’s one thing to turn a fast lap or two in practice or qualifying, quite another to cope with the mental pressures of running lap after lap with another sim racer breathing … Read the Rest »

New Horizons

May 18th, 2012 by

iRacer Joey Hand Tackles the DTM and ALMS in 2012 If it’s good to be busy then it’s safe to say 2012 is already a good year for iRacer Joey Hand.  The 32 year old racer from Sacramento is marrying a full-time ride with BMW in the DTM (aka German Tour Car Series) with a … Read the Rest »

Back to the Future

April 30th, 2012 by

Classic Teams Championship Preview Season 2 2012 of the Lotus 79 based Classic Teams Championship (CTC) is just around the corner, and for the first time it will be based upon the 1979 F1 championship season. Team Surtees and Team Hesketh may have disappeared but their places have been taken by Autodelta Alfa Romeo and … Read the Rest »

Two Legs Up

March 30th, 2012 by

By any measure, Rubens Barrichello had a rough introduction to the IZOD IndyCar Series at St. Petersburg.  As if making his IndyCar debut on an unfamiliar street circuit wasn’t challenge enough, the Formula One veteran played catch-up most of the weekend after his Dallara-Chevrolet was sidelined by mechanical problems in the opening practice session.   Nevertheless, … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Teemu Lappalainen

January 14th, 2012 by

Away from the sim machine, Teemu Lappalainen is the shy and retiring type; the sort of fellow who likes to sit on the beach — in anonymity.  Turn the Finn lose on the tracks of, however, and he is anything but shy . . . or retiring.  After finishing sixth in the HPD ARX01c’s … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – David Burnett

September 24th, 2011 by

When it comes to sim racing, Club England’s David Burnett is far from a one trick pony.  Although he is most active in the the Classic Lotus GP series, he owns a very, er, catholic collection of iRacing wheels, from his Lotus 79, Dallara IndyCar and Star Mazda to HPD ARX01, Chevrolet Impala Class B … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Andrea Disarò

August 20th, 2011 by

It should come as no surprise that Andrea Disarò is a big Ferrari fan.  After all, as a resident of the Rho, Italy, he’s almost a next door neighbor to Maranello.  Nor should it be surprising that Spa-Francorchamps is Disarò’s favorite track on the iRacing service.  After all, it would be tough to name another … Read the Rest »

Nostalgia for an Age Yet to Come

March 18th, 2011 by

1998 and I am racing online in a Lotus 49 at Monza. Grand Prix Legends is the simulator, whilst a clever third party utility known as VROC (Virtual Racers’ Online Connection) allows drivers from all around the world to join races together.  After an intense race I exit the Lesmos for the last time, in … Read the Rest »

An Interesting Year, Part II

January 9th, 2010 by

There were two weeks between the 1978 Grand Prix in Argentina and the race in Brazil so directly after the Argentine race we flew to Rio de Janeiro. When I arrived in Rio, I found the modest little hotel near the docks where the team was to be housed for the week prior to the … Read the Rest »