All News: Fred Lampela

Plenty of Passion at Phoenix

February 18th, 2013 by

Before the final weeks of 2012 S4, announced that they would be expanding the race times and dates for all series. No longer would series be racing on just a few days a week, but every day, opportunities to participate in official races would be given. The likelihood for newcomers to participate in … Read the Rest »

Binder Celebrates Sixth Consecutive iSCS Championship

January 30th, 2013 by

With four weeks remaining in the Sprint Car Series, time was running out for those jockeying for position in the points chase. Defending champion Alan Binder was still on top, over 100 points separating himself and second place; a safe margin by all standards. However, with four drop weeks available for those that race … Read the Rest »

No Love Lost for the Lampelas at Bristol

January 8th, 2013 by

Bristol Motor Speedway; infamously known as Thunder Valley. Drivers either love it or hate it. Fans generally adore the action, and crewmen always wince after the green flag drops. It’s an all-or-nothing track, feasting on those not fortunate enough to survive to the checkered flag. It’s because of this that drivers in the Sprint … Read the Rest »

Binder and Lampela Lead at Lanier

December 31st, 2012 by

After a relatively quiet week at Thompson, it was time for the Sprint Car Series to return to one of their most popular tracks on the circuit – Lanier National Speedway. A staple of the series, this .375 mile bullring showcases extremely fast laps and “Don’t blink or you’ll miss it” action. Coming from … Read the Rest »

Turkey Night at Thompson

December 20th, 2012 by

After an exhilarating week at Iowa Speedway for Week 3 of the iRacing.Com Sprint Car Series, drivers found themselves back on a short oval. Not seen in the iSCS schedule for some time, Thompson Speedway was a new challenge for the majority of iRacing’s finest sprint car drivers. Featuring a richer history with auto racing … Read the Rest »

Binder Goes 4-for-4 at Phoenix

November 13th, 2012 by

The sprint car: once you see them, you’ll never forget what they look like. Popular in the United States as well as Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, the sprint is an absolute monster, packing 820 horsepower in a 1475 pound car that essentially appears to be a roll cage with four tires. Sporting a power-to-weight … Read the Rest »

Survival Is Key At Lanier

September 10th, 2012 by

Lanier National Speedway, located in Braselton, Georgia, started life in 1982 as a dirt track, which is commonly seen with modifieds, street stocks, and sprint cars. Five years later, Lanier was paved, and its popularity soared.  It’s because of this popularity, along with the track’s rich history, that brought this .375 mile oval to the … Read the Rest »

Binder Leads at Langley

August 15th, 2012 by

Langley Speedway is the newest track to grace iRacing’s oval catalogue. Released last season, Hampton, VA’s famous .395 mile bullring is one of the flattest tracks in the region. Six degrees of banking ensure that any driver who ventures on-track will be hard-pressed to find the right amount of grip to succeed. The Sprint … Read the Rest »

Binder Fired-Up At Phoenix

August 8th, 2012 by

More than 820 horsepower. Over 650 lb/ft of torque. Nothing but a fancy colorful roll cage holding a 410 cubic inch V8 engine and four tires to separate the driver from the pavement. Lap times usually averaging less than 20 seconds. This is the sprint car. A common sentiment held between iRacing drivers is that … Read the Rest »

Sansone Scores at Richmond

July 3rd, 2012 by

Last week, defending Sprint Car Series (iSCS) champion Alan Binder let his fellow drivers know that he would be taking Week 9 off.  The competition responded like sharks in a feeding frenzy, with 55 sim-racers entering this week’s events at Richmond International Raceway, all hoping to catch that elusive win with their sprints. Three … Read the Rest »