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IndyCar Reality Check: Phoenix

April 7th, 2016 by Jared DePouw

There are lessons aplenty to be gleaned from the Verizon IndyCar Series’ recent return to Phoenix International Raceway.  Most of all the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix stressed the importance of building a quality setup in order to maximize the two things in abundance at ZoomTown, USA: speed and grip. At 1.022 miles in length, … Read the Rest »

McLaren, iRacing to Build Virtual McLaren-Honda MP4-30

March 2nd, 2015 by

McLaren Racing and iRacing.com today announced plans to create a digital version of the 2015 McLaren Formula One car for iRacing’s popular online motorsports game.   iRacing’s version of the McLaren-Honda MP4-30, featuring virtual Kinetic Energy Recovery and Drag Reduction System, will join the McLaren MP4-12C GT3 and more than 50 other virtual race cars available … Read the Rest »

IndyCar Fine Tunes Engine Rules

June 25th, 2013 by

IndyCar announced some “fine-tuning” measures to the engine rules covering the 2.2 liter Chevrolet and Honda turbos used in the IZOD IndyCar Series.  Under the revised regulations, teams will no longer be penalized on race weekends for engine failures occurring during private team and manufacturer test sessions.  Previously, a car/driver was subject to a ten … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: DJ Lyon (Part 2)

January 1st, 2013 by

Last week, we met DJ Lyon, an iRacer who has been on the iRacing service since June of 2008, an outstanding 4.5 years. DJ has started nearly 800 races and  won nearly 200 of them. He is also among the very elite group of iRacers who have surpassed the 5000 iRating mark. Last week, I … Read the Rest »

Two Legs Up

March 30th, 2012 by

By any measure, Rubens Barrichello had a rough introduction to the IZOD IndyCar Series at St. Petersburg.  As if making his IndyCar debut on an unfamiliar street circuit wasn’t challenge enough, the Formula One veteran played catch-up most of the weekend after his Dallara-Chevrolet was sidelined by mechanical problems in the opening practice session.   Nevertheless, … Read the Rest »

Gooden, Quantum Look Towards 2012 After F2000 Test

November 19th, 2011 by

Quantum Racing Services invited their F1600 Championship Series star, Wyatt Gooden, to a private test last week at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit for his first run in the team’s race-winning Van Diemen F2000 chassis. It was an opportunity the Ohio native could not pass up, and he proved once again to be up for the … Read the Rest »