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Mustang Records Fall at Road Atlanta

March 20th, 2014 by

With V8 motors feasting on the cool Georgia air at Road Atlanta, Mustang sim-racers broke qualifying and race lap records in Week 7 of the iRacing.com Mustang Challenge. Matthew Pilus set a new qualifying record of 1:32.323, just edging out Kimmo Suominen’s 1:32.387. But at race time, it was Patrick Bieri setting the new competition … Read the Rest »

Broz Top Cat in Mustang Challenge Opener

February 6th, 2014 by

Vedran Broz has a jealous and angry cat.  This cat is the frequent subject of lengthy posts by the sim-racer in the Ford Mustang FR500S forum, interwoven with track tips, driving impressions, setup ideas and other information that is lapped up by competitors.  While the cat doesn’t appreciate its caretaker’s attention being diverted to a … Read the Rest »

Resurgent Mustang Challenge Features 12 Weeks of Most-Requested Tracks in Season 1

January 25th, 2014 by

After seeing significant growth in participation in the final season of 2013, the iRacing.com Mustang Challenge has released a Season 1 schedule for 2014 comprised of the tracks most requested by series participants.  Series regular John King polled drivers on the tracks they most wanted to see in the 2014 schedule and his efforts were … Read the Rest »

No Holiday From Intense Mustang Points Battle in Weeks 8-9

December 31st, 2013 by

Season 4 of the iRacing.com Mustang Cup series has been a slugfest at the top of the points battle between defending Champion Dariusz Bielawski, Season 2 Champion Todd Honczarenko, and current leader Patrick Bieri.  The spirit of the holiday season did nothing to reduce the intensity in Week 8 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and Week … Read the Rest »

Bieri Survives Watkins “Endurance” Test Atop Mustang Series

November 21st, 2013 by

Patrick Bieri extended his stay at the top of the iRacing.com Mustang Cup standings for the third straight week with a solid performance during extra-long races at Watkins Glen.  Ordinarily the series races run about 25 minutes for the top drivers, but 18 laps on the “boot” configuration at The Glen ran nearly 40 minutes.  … Read the Rest »

Mustang’s Season 4 Schedule Delivers V8 Joy, Promises Thrilling Drivers’ Duel

November 1st, 2013 by

The iRacing.com Mustang Cup kicks off Season 4 this week with an exciting new schedule and a line-up of top drivers guaranteed to produce a thrilling battle for the overall points championship.  The new schedule, listed in full below, features tracks and configurations most requested by the sim-racers who regularly participate in the series.  “Awesome … Read the Rest »

Mustang Cup Leader Revolving Door Continues in Brazil

August 27th, 2013 by

So far in Season 3, every week of the iRacing.com Mustang Cup has brought a new overall points leader and that trend continued with Dariusz Bielawski knocking Dan Rasch off the top spot in Week 4.  Certainly the fact that many Mustang FR500S sim-racers don’t yet own the Brazilian Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace track contributed … Read the Rest »

Mustangs To Finish Thrilling Points Battle at Spa

July 16th, 2013 by

It’ll be no relaxing week at the Spa for sim-racers competing for the Top 10 spots in the iRacing.com Mustang Cup.  The final week of Season 2 provides an opportunity to let the virtual V-8s of the Mustang FR500S roar over nine laps of the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.  Although Todd Honczarenko appears to have a … Read the Rest »

Mustang Racing Produces Fireworks at Barber

July 10th, 2013 by

The July 4th Holiday in the United States seemed to put a damper on participation in Week 10 of the iRacing.com Mustang Cup, but the races that did go official had no shortage of fireworks between the sim-racers.   With the series visiting Barber Motorsports Park for the first time in two years, those who did … Read the Rest »

Mustangs Take On Okayama Short

July 4th, 2013 by

Week 9 of the iRacing Mustang Cup was the first time the series has ever run the short configuration at Okayama International Circuit, providing a 24-lap challenge in tight quarters.  The short laps required even the fastest of the series leaders to properly manage traffic and execute well-timed passes several times each race.  For the … Read the Rest »