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iRacer Profile: Mitch Miller

November 3rd, 2012 by

In some iRacing circles, M stands for Mitch, Miller . . . and Modified.  While he is no stranger to NASCAR Class A, B and C, Street Stocks and IndyCars, 16 year old Mitch Miller (from West Boylston, Massachusetts, naturally) has focused most of his racing energy on the NASCAR Tour Modified and SK … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Jörn Jens

October 15th, 2012 by

When we think of iRacers in the Brazil, Benelux, Italia or Finland clubs of iRacing, we typically think of them as road racers. Drivers like Hugo Luis, Atze Kerkhof, Matthias Egger and 2012 World Championship Grand Prix Series champion Greger Huttu all originate from these regions. The driver I interviewed for this week article, … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Jan Wedin

October 13th, 2012 by

Mahatma Gandhi is not a name normally associated with sim racing . . . to put it mildly.  But when you consider that one of the aspects of iRacing that Jan Wedin most appreciates is its emphasis on precision and control– and that the person he most admires is virtually synonymous with self-control — well … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Paul Hesla

October 6th, 2012 by

Paul Hesla is a racer.  Hailing from suburban Chicago’s Tinley Park, how could be not be?  After all, patriarch of one of the most legendary families in racing – Tony Bettenhausen – not only came from Tinley Park, he was nicknamed the “Tinley Park Express.” Hesla, however, counts another Chicago sports icon as his hero: … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Fraser Marshall

September 1st, 2012 by

Fraser Marshall is not your average car-guy.  Check-out his rides: Riley MkXX . . . Star Mazda . . . HPD ARX01C . . . Radical SR8 . . . Cobra.  Cobra!?! Relax fellow iRacers; you didn’t miss iRacing’s stealth release of the ’60s classic sports car.  It’s just that in addition to his virtual … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Justin Hamilton

August 18th, 2012 by

Justin Hamilton’s learning curve on iRacing has been a steep one.  Since joining iRacing in January, he’s made steady – and rapid – progress up the charts, particularly with his Mazda MX-5 in Nvidia Cup competition.  A credible but “distant” 66th place finisher in S2, he moved up to P17 in Season 2B on the … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Samuel Doughty

July 21st, 2012 by

It comes as no surprise that an iRacer who lists Big Bang Theory as his favorite television show should drive for SkullGeek Racing.  It’s a name only Sheldon Cooper, Leonard Hoftstadter  — and Samuel Doughty and a few thousand iRacers – could love.   On the other hand, what are the chances that an iRacer who … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Dylan Roe

July 14th, 2012 by

Dylan Roe is no stranger to Victory Lane, be it the real or digital world.  The Wilkesboro, NC resident began racing karts a couple of years ago and took 28 pole in 32 starts, with 19 pole positions for good measure.  He’s been equally successful as a sim-racer, earning more than 200 wins on the … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Matthew Pilus

July 7th, 2012 by

iRacing is not just about the WDC, Pro Series, “aliens” and real world pro drivers preparing for the Indy and Daytona 500s.  It’s also about people new to sim-racing who, like everyone from Ray Alfalla to Greger Huttu, have to start iRacing in the rookie cars and series. Matthew Pilus is one such sim-racer, having … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Evgeniy Dontsov

June 9th, 2012 by

Evgeniy Dontsov is open to new challenges.  With 17 wins to his credit, he was a fixture near the very top of the Star Mazda Championship standings for the past few seasons, finishing fourth in 2011 Season 4 and runner-up to Tony Repussard in 2012 Season 1.  Rather than continuing to focus on Star Mazda, … Read the Rest »