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iRacer Profile – Mitch Weatherly

May 26th, 2012 by

Can you teach an old dog new tricks?  Just ask Mitch Weatherly, a charter member of the Pong generation.  The resident of Dunwoody, Georgia was introduced to sim-racing at the ripe old age of 49 . . . and he’s taken to it like a teenager to a smart phone.  Since joining iRacing in the … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Rocco Barone

May 18th, 2012 by

Perhaps even more than the basic skills and techniques of motorsports, iRacing provides a window into the mental game of racing.  After all, it’s one thing to turn a fast lap or two in practice or qualifying, quite another to cope with the mental pressures of running lap after lap with another sim racer breathing … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Bryan J Miller

May 5th, 2012 by

Bryan J Miller practices what he preaches, both when he says his favorite quote by a TV character come from Park and Recreation‘s  Ron Swanson who says,“I learned a lesson. Never half-ass two things . . . whole-ass one thing” and when he says his own motto in iRacing is “I make the ‘SLOWstice’ go … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Oscar Sahlin

April 7th, 2012 by

It didn’t take long for Oscar Sahlin to make an impact on iRacing.  The postman from Södertälje, Sweden joined the service in the middle of 2011 Season 1 and, by the time the final checkered flag of Season 3 had fallen, he had bested the likes of Ryan Field and Brian Strodtbeck to claim the … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Blake Townend

March 31st, 2012 by

If Blake Townend’s name seems familiar, it’s with good reason.  A past Star Mazda, Solstice Cup and double England Club champion, the resident of Milton Keynes (UK) has been a top iRacer since joining the service in early 2009.  So much so that he carries an A-license to the ovals and a coveted-Pro license to … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Mogar D. Gomes Filho

March 24th, 2012 by

When the lights go green for the Intel GT Series World Finals on Saturday at Spa, Mogar D. Gomes Filho will be one 32 of the world’s top sim racers (including seven fellow-Brazilians) battling for first place — and the custom Intel gaming computer that goes with it.  Not bad for a guy who doesn’t … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – John-Michael Shenette

March 10th, 2012 by

John-Michael Shenette has one foot grounded real world racing, the other in sim racing.  Or is it the other way around?  For in the case of the Connecticut’s Shenette, the boundaries between the real and virtual racing are blurred.  And that’s a good thing.  A former marketing intern, past Late Model and SK Modified … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile — Kevin Burris

March 2nd, 2012 by

Kevin Burris is not content with the status quo.  2011 Season 4 capped his rise to the top of the NASCAR Late Model Tour, as he took the series title over rival Trenton Moriarity on the strength of 15 wins in 23 starts, this after having placed 26th in points in Season 3.  So … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Dylan Duval

February 4th, 2012 by

Dylan Duval (aka D-Twice) is a quick learner.  Introduced to sim racing a little over a year ago, the Halifax, Nova Scotia resident rocketed from rookie to Class A (oval) license in no-time and quickly established himself in the front ranks of the NASCAR Class C Series by finishing runner-up to Josh Laughton in … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Dylan Sharman

January 28th, 2012 by

Call him “Dillman” or “Sharmanator” or just plain Dylan, 19 year old Dylan Sharman is certainly a leading candidate for the title of “King of SK Modifieds.  After all the resident of Nuriootpa, South Australia has nearly 50 SK Modified wins to his credit in the past three seasons – and the 2011 Season 3 … Read the Rest »