All News: Indianapolis 500


Daly’s News

April 3rd, 2013 by

Editor’s note:  Lightning can strike any time, any place . . . but you have to be there for it to strike you.  Ask iRacer Conor Daly.  After an off-season which, among other things, saw him test an IndyCar for AJ Foyt Racing, test a GP2 car for the new Hilmer Motorsports outfit, win the … Read the Rest »

iRacers Rule in Skip Barber IndyCar Academy Shootout

January 28th, 2013 by

Headed by Andre Gomes, iRacers swept the top three spots in the inaugural Skip Barber Racing School IndyCar Academy Shootout last weekend at Sebring International Raceway.  What’s more, iRacers took eight of the top ten places in the competition, which featured the most promising drivers to attend a three day Skip Barber Racing School in … Read the Rest »

World Tour of iRacing Memorial Day Winners

May 30th, 2012 by

Dario Franchitti and Kasey Kahne (and Mark Webber) weren’t the only race winners on Memorial Day. Thanks to the World Tour of iRacing’s first doubleheader, more than 40 sim-racers added their names to the ranks of winners in the Third Annual iRacing.com Indianapolis 500 and the inaugural iRacing.com World 600 last weekend. Actually, it was … Read the Rest »

De Ferran, Fernandez, Leo Confirmed as SAFEisFAST.com Online Instructors

May 8th, 2012 by

GRAND-AM Rolex Series and Continental Tire Sports Car Star Andy Lally Currently on Deck Some of the most respected names in the auto racing world are lending their support to help drivers around the globe at SAFEisFAST.com, a free online resource offering video tutorials on safety, fitness, mental skills, race craft, career development, sponsorship, marketing … Read the Rest »

Week 13 Classic Indy 500

October 17th, 2011 by

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500, two of iRacing’s most “niche” and dedicated communities are coming together for a friendly match in this specially hosted event in Week 13 featuring the Classic Lotus 79.   Practice starts on Tuesday, September 18 with qualifying and the race scheduled for Saturday, October 30. … Read the Rest »

The Thrill of Victory

May 31st, 2011 by

With the exception of Dan Wheldon (and, possibly, team owners Bryan Herta and Steve Newey), nobody got a bigger thrill at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway last weekend than Kieran Brughelli.  If Kieran’s name is not quite as familiar as those of Messrs Wheldon, Herta and Newey, unlike the guys who took a “one-off” ride  to … Read the Rest »

The Indy 15,500

May 31st, 2011 by

It was pretty tough to top the slam-bang finish to the Centennial Edition of the Indianapolis 500 delivered by Dan Wheldon and JR Hildebrand, but nearly 1000 sim racers gave it a go on Saturday in the iRacing.com Indy 500.   Actually there were two iRacing.com Indy 500s (or more than 30, depending on your perspective):  … Read the Rest »

VIPs at iRacing

May 28th, 2011 by

Three of iRacing.com’s more prominent members paid a visit to the company’s Bedford, MA office last week, namely IndyCar drivers Will Power, Simona de Silverstro and Justin Wilson.  The trio was on a whirlwind tour of Boston last following qualifying for the Centennial Edition of the Indianapolis 500. After a press conference in downtown  Boston, … Read the Rest »

iRacing.com Indy 500 Field Set

May 26th, 2011 by

The fastest field in the two year history of the iRacing.com Indy 500 is set, with 33 of the world’s best sim racers poised to take the green flag at 12 noon (ET) on Saturday, May 28 for the top split in “The Greatest Spectacle in Sim Racing.” The race will be broadcast on iRacing.com, … Read the Rest »

Ryan’s Field Day . . . and Season

February 2nd, 2011 by

Although the sport of IndyCar racing is indelibly and — given its nexus at the intersection of Georgetown Road and 16th Street in Speedway, Indiana – understandably linked to America’s heartland, a couple of New Englanders led the way in iRacing’s 2010 Season Four IZOD IndyCar Series.  When the heady aroma of virtual ethanol dissipated, … Read the Rest »