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O’Keefe Back On Top Down Under

February 25th, 2013 by

Week Three of 2013 Season One brought the iRacing.com Skip Barber Race Series to the Phillip Island Circuit, located in Victoria, Australia.  Being a new venue for the Barber series, drivers hit the track with blind eyes, embracing the circuit’s extremely high speed sections along with its slippery surface.  Many sim-racers chose not to take … Read the Rest »

Ward, Broekman Lead The Way

February 14th, 2013 by

Week Two brought the GRAND-AM Online Sports Car Series to Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI, where the famous 4.048 mile (6.515 km) circuit hosted 50 minute online races every other hour for sim-racers to enjoy.  The Riley Mk XX Daytona Prototype saw fewer entries this week, 572 entering a race, 265 placing a qualifying … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Alex Warren

November 26th, 2012 by

For this week’s article, I interviewed a fellow sim-racer from Illinois. In the three years he has been on iRacing, he has accomplished a great deal. Besides winning many races on the oval and road side, he has won several different iRacing championships, including last year’s NASCAR iRacing.com Pro Series. He was able to race … Read the Rest »

The Pit Entry Challenge

August 15th, 2012 by

Sprint Cup or NiSWC, Formula One or iGPSWC, Daytona or Indianapolis, Suzuka or Stratford, online and real world races are won and lost in the pits.  The First Annual Pit Entry Challenge Presented by Simplex Media Solutions will pit 200 iRacers against one another to determine who is the best getting on — and off … Read the Rest »

A Hardcore Fan’s View

July 2nd, 2012 by

On Sunday 24th June 2012 I joined an exclusive at Brands Hatch.  I call these club members The Hardcore Racing Fans. Why did I join this club? Well because with the deluge of changeable weather mixing from atrocious down poor of rain to sweltering heat and as a certain Ayrton Senna once said ‘It was … Read the Rest »

A Hardcore Fan's View

July 2nd, 2012 by

On Sunday 24th June 2012 I joined an exclusive at Brands Hatch.  I call these club members The Hardcore Racing Fans. Why did I join this club? Well because with the deluge of changeable weather mixing from atrocious down poor of rain to sweltering heat and as a certain Ayrton Senna once said ‘It was … Read the Rest »

iRacer of the Week: Cody Byus

July 2nd, 2012 by

Have you ever wondered how it would feel to race in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race car? Ask one of the 2000 sim-racers who have raced in the iRacing.com NASCAR Class A Series this season. The series runs the car used in the Sprint Cup Series on the same tracks as their real life … Read the Rest »

Binder Overtakes Sansone at New Smyrna

June 12th, 2012 by

The 820 horsepower sprint car boasts a similar power-to-weight ratio as a Formula 1 car with none of the F1’s downforce to help keep it glued to the track. It is known as a white knuckle ride to those taking up the challenge to race it. However, none have tamed this beast quite like defending … Read the Rest »

Formula One Aero Testing for Conor Daly with Force India

May 16th, 2012 by

Up and coming GP3 racer — and iRacer — Conor Daly, will get to enjoy his first taste of Formula One power this week when he gets behind the wheel of the VJM05 tomorrow. The 20-year-old American will help the team with its aero testing program, which takes place at Cotswold Airport in Gloucestershire, England. … Read the Rest »

Penultimate round of iGPS

April 18th, 2012 by

For the penultimate week of Season 1, the iRacing.com Grand Prix Series (iGPS) teams and drivers headed off to Sebring International Raceway. The circuit – 3.7 miles (6.0 km) long and compromising of seventeen turns – features long straights and a hybrid of high speed and technical low speed corners. Although the course offers very … Read the Rest »