All News: Gen 6

World Tour of Talldega 500

October 21st, 2013 by

iRacing did NASCAR one better . . . make that three better . . . by hosting four separate World Tour of Talladega 500s over the weekend. A total of 1,321 iRacers took to the virtual high banks of Talladega in their Gen 6 Chevy SS and Ford Fusions in separate online races for … Read the Rest »

UK&I Star but Brasil Tops World Cup of iRacing Qualifying

October 15th, 2013 by

UK&I proved to be the most consistent club over the three main qualifiers for the 2013/14 clubs World Cups. At the third qualifier, which took place with the Riley MkXX DP at Daytona (road) and the Gen 6 Chevy SS and Ford Fusions at Charlotte, the European club took first place overall with 787 points.  … Read the Rest »

Lambert Dances with “The Lady in Black”

May 16th, 2013 by

Week 2 of Season 2 found the NASCAR Class A Series (fixed setup) at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. Drivers piloted their Chevrolet SS and Ford Fusion Gen-6 machines around the tricky 1.366 mile egg-shaped oval in 50-lap online races. This track is incredibly line sensitive, as it requires technique and finesse to stay … Read the Rest »

iRacing for the Win

March 26th, 2013 by

To the far left there was a giant monitor broadcasting a birds eye view of the race.  Looking at the drivers cockpit, none realized the magnitude of some of their 200 mph hits.  What the drivers saw was the world spinning around them; completely disoriented as to where the track was.  A few tried to … Read the Rest »

The Art and Physics of iRacing’s Gen-6

March 25th, 2013 by

As the saying goes, “art imitates life.”  Or is it the other way around?  Does life imitate art?  In the case of iRacing’s Gen-6 Chevy SS and Ford Fusion, it’s both.  Read on . . . Just two days after Jimmie Johnson drove his new Generation-6 Chevrolet SS to victory in 2013 Daytona 500 on … Read the Rest »

Gilliland’s Last Lap Dash Beats Crawford in NiSWC Opener

March 13th, 2013 by

Adam Gilliland held-off Jared Crawford in a door-to-door battle to the checkered flag as the field wrecked behind them to win the season opener of the 2013 NASCAR Series World Championship at Daytona International Speedway. The win is Gilliland’s first victory in just five career NiSWC starts. “I had an amazing car in both … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Tony Repussard

March 9th, 2013 by

It’s only natural to associate Tony Repussard with the iRacing Star Mazda Championship.  After all with four series titles and more than 120 race wins to his name, to say nothing of three time trial titles, the Frenchman has been a dominant force in Star Mazdas for the past couple of seasons. These days, however, … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: David Fortsch

January 28th, 2013 by

The driver I interviewed for this week’s article, David Fortsch, is 18 years old and was born in Pennsylvania. He moved to Florida when he was about 6 years old and has lived there ever since. He has been on iRacing since July of 2010 but has been around racing simulators and video games for … Read the Rest »