All News: Glen Alden

Third Time’s a Charm

December 21st, 2010 by

The inRacingNews Challenge made its third visit to the West Virginia panhandle in 2010 Season Four, with a week’s worth of mixed class online racing competition between SpecRacer Fords and Pontiac Solstices at Summit Point Raceway’s Jefferson Circuit.  Reverse.  While some sim racers acted like they didn’t know if they were coming or going, the … Read the Rest »

Tight Competition at the Glen

December 16th, 2010 by

The inRacingNews Challenge roared into upstate New York last week for its first encounter with Watkins Glen International.  The short Cup Circuit brought out the best in the sim racers in both the Pontiac Solstice and the SpecRacer Ford classes, witness the close battles for the week’s top points haul in both cars. Duncan Coppedge … Read the Rest »

Hughson and López Top inRacingNews Challenge

December 8th, 2010 by

Chris Hughson (Pontiac Solstice) and Daniel López (SpecRacer Ford) top their respective classes in the inRacingNews Challenge as the mixed class series heads to the mid-point of its inaugural season.  As has been the case throughout the season, the two sim racers maintained their class leading ways by very different routes. For Hughson it’s a … Read the Rest »

Charlotte Challenges inRacing News Challenge

December 1st, 2010 by

Week Four of the inaugural inRacingNews Challenge found the Pontiac Solstices and SpecRacer Fords convening at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s challenging road course.  Although the 12 turn, 2.25 mile circuit may looks like a run-of-the-mill r-oval from afar, up close and personal it’s anything but an antiseptic circuit, what with a tricky “thread-the-needle” entry to Turn … Read the Rest »

Winding Down and Heating Up

December 1st, 2010 by

The pro sim racers took to the track in Homestead Miami Speedway for Round Fifteen in the eighteen week NASCAR iRacing Pro Series. As the season winds down and the points heat up, the drivers are getting tense and it showed this week in Homestead. HMS is not a track usually associated with trading paint, … Read the Rest »

Summit Point Revisited

November 24th, 2010 by

For the second time in three weeks, sim racers competing in the inRacingNews Challenge descended upon the sleepy West Virginia hamlet of Charlestown for a return engagement with Summit Point Raceway.  Where Week One of the iRN Challenge saw the online competition take place on the ten turn, 1.98 mile “full” circuit, this week’s action … Read the Rest »

Hughson and Field Stay Atop inRacingNews Challenge

November 16th, 2010 by

The venue may have changed from Summit Point Raceway to Lime Rock Park, but the names of he sim racers atop the inaugural inRacingNews Challenge remained the same in Week Two:  Chris Hughson and Ryan Field. Hughson ripped-off no less than 11 SpecRacer Ford class wins in 20 starts at Lime Rock to retain the … Read the Rest »

Bigger in Texas

November 16th, 2010 by

The NASCAR iRacing Pro Series made its way down south to Texas Motor Speedway for Week Fourteen of the season. The stereotype that “Everything is bigger in Texas” played true in a fittingly big way. Steve Sheehan took the largest points of the season in his Wednesday night win over championship leader Josh Berry. Sheehan … Read the Rest »

Fast and Clean at Laguna Seca

November 15th, 2010 by

Ever wondered what it would be like if the fastest race cars in the world ran on perhaps the most often digitally recreated race track in the world?  Everyone who participated in the Formula Fun series this past week found out as the series visited Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in their Williams-Toyota FW31s. Week Two … Read the Rest »

Survival of the Fittest

November 2nd, 2010 by

The NASCAR iRacing Pro Series set its sites on the coveted grandfather clock this week, as they attacked Martinsville Motor Speedway. “The Wild Card” was what many contenders used to describe this week at the paper clip-shaped short track. It was survival of the fittest, as the cautions flew in record fashion. Wednesday night’s online … Read the Rest »