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iRacer to Qualify for 2017 Mazda Road to 24 Shootout

May 31st, 2017 by David Phillips

Once again in 2017, one talented iRacer will qualify for the Mazda Road to 24 Shootout.  This marks the fourth consecutive year iRacing.com has sent one of its top sim racers to the annual Mazda Road to 24 Shootout, which awards a $100,000 scholarship in support of a promising young race driver’s sports car racing … Read the Rest »

Vote Glenn McGee for Race of Champions!

January 5th, 2017 by David Phillips

  iRacer Glenn McGee has been named one of ten finalists to join IndyCar star James Hinchcliffe on Team ROC Factor North America in Miami on January 21-22 to compete against an elite field of race drivers including Sebastian Vettel, Kyle and Kurt Busch, Tom Kristensen and Juan Pablo Montoya in the 28th annual Race … Read the Rest »

Mazda MX-5 Racer Glenn McGee Crosses Over to Reality

December 29th, 2016 by Tom Stahler

Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from an article posted on Turnology.com on December 23, 2016.  Click here to read the complete article. Simulators have become an integral part of racing today. In the top levels, including Formula One and IndyCar, because of limited tests and seat time in the actual car, drivers have … Read the Rest »

iRacer Glenn McGee with John Dean and Nathaniel “Sparky” Sparks

October 6th, 2016 by Sick Sideways Racing

iRacer Glenn McGee with Sick Sideways teammates John Dean and Nathaniel “Sparky” Sparks, Champion of the 2016 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires

iRacers Shine in Mazda MX-5 Cup Global Invitational

September 17th, 2016 by David Phillips

Glenn McGee and Kamil Franczak did their fellow iRacers proud at last weekend’s Mazda MX-5 Cup Global Invitational at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Based on aggregate results of the doubleheader format, McGee placed sixth in the overall competition while Franczak was credited with 11th place. The event was part of a huge weekend that brought … Read the Rest »

Meet the Man Who Turned Video Games into a Real Racing Career

September 16th, 2016 by Bryan Campbell

For me, video games like Forza are an easy way to lose hours in front of a TV screen and ceremoniously lighten my colleague Henry Phillips’s wallet after hours at the office. For Glenn McGee, racing games were an innocent keystone of friendly hangouts, then an obsession, and are now the bedrock of his professional … Read the Rest »

iRacing Well Represented in Inaugural Mazda MX-5 Cup Global Invitational

September 9th, 2016 by David Phillips

  iRacers from around the world have been selected to take part in the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Invitational at California’s Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on September 9-11, 2016.   Leading the charge for the world’s leading online motorsports service will be Glenn McGee (Tampa, FL) and Kamil Franczak (Krakow, Poland) both of whom parlayed impressive … Read the Rest »

Mid-Season Thoughts on the Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Series

August 11th, 2016 by Glenn McGee

Time flies when you’re flying on-track!  It’s insane to think, less than a year ago I was sitting (very much statically) on an old chair in my house, behind my computer fighting hard in a worldwide championship in iRacing’s MX-5 Cup Series and now I’m half-way through my first season racing at triple digits speeds … Read the Rest »

Friends of MX-5 Training Event Preview: Jeremy Bouteloup

June 29th, 2016 by David Phillips

Do you know the way to Barcelona?  OK, it’s not quite as catchy a title as “Do You Know the Way to San Jose” but, rest assured Jeremy Bouteloup, Aday Coba Lopez and Kamil Franczak don’t much care. After all they know the way to Barcelona. The way led through the 12 week long iRacing … Read the Rest »

iRacer Glenn McGee on Familiar Ground in Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup at Watkins Glen

May 12th, 2016 by David Phillips

Everything was new to Glenn McGee in the opening rounds of the 2016 Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BF Goodrich Tires at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Raceway a couple of weeks ago. The weekend doubleheader didn’t just represent his series debut or his maiden outing with Sick Sideways Racing. For although he has … Read the Rest »