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STEM iRacing Camp

July 17th, 2013 by

The Science Center of Pinellas County (FL) is playing host to the STEM iRacing Camp in July and August.  The camp is the latest element of the Science Center’s programs emphasizing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Get to Know . . . Tyler Laughlin

May 13th, 2013 by

I think many of you can relate to this statement: When you first started out sim racing, you really didn’t take it seriously, but then something in you made you realize that if you try, you could really accomplish a great deal. That is definitely the case for iRacer Tyler Laughlin from Knoxville, Tennessee. If … Read the Rest »

Indy 500 Winning Team Owner Bryan Herta Offers Free Online Advice

December 3rd, 2012 by

Newest SAFEisFAST Video Tutorial Focuses on Maximizing the Benefits from Simulation Programs Bryan Herta is one of the most recognizable characters in American auto racing. An accomplished driver and team owner, Herta has never shied away from helping other youngsters to follow in his footsteps, as evidenced by his personal support of the Team USA … Read the Rest »

In Name Only

April 30th, 2012 by

It’s misleading at best, grossly unfair at worst, to call Simon Pagenaud a rookie in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series.  After all, the soft-spoken Frenchman raced the full Champ Car World Series as teammate to Will Power in ‘07.  He also impressed as a pinch-hitter in the IZOD IndyCar Series last year, stepping-in for the … Read the Rest »

120 Minutes of Sebring

March 20th, 2012 by

The 2012 edition of iRacing’s 120 Minutes of Sebring is in the books after nearly 800 sim racers took part in the online version of America’s oldest endurance race.  The day after Audi, BMW, HPD, Mazda and Porsche celebrated class wins in the 60th annual Twelve Hours of Sebring, scores of HPD ARX01cs, Corvette C6.Rs … Read the Rest »

Got Milk? Shaun Stroud Does.

December 14th, 2010 by

In a dramatic finish to the iamIndy500.de, Shaun Stroud took the win in front of an extremely fast John Paquin after 200 laps of online racing! Despite a last lap attack in his Dallara (sporting a lightly damaged front wing), Paquin wasn’t able to get by the Englishman. In the end both sim racers where … Read the Rest »

Sim Racing Setup Advice from a Blockhead

June 5th, 2010 by

William Blake said that only blockheads copy each other, but obviously he’s never tried to set up a racecar, real or simulated. While working on setting-up the Dallara for the iRacing.com Indy 500 event, I was struck by some of the detailed advice Dale Jr had made on the iRacing forums about setting up the … Read the Rest »

24 Winners in iRacing.com Indy 12,000

May 30th, 2010 by

Two dozen iRacers shared the glory of winning Saturday’s inaugural iRacing.com Indy 500, aka Round Six of the World Tour of iRacing. The 24 sim racers completed 4800 virtual laps of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s venerable 2.5 mile oval, for a total of 12,000 virtual miles. More than 750 iRacers competed in the event, which … Read the Rest »

Tim's Talladega 499

April 28th, 2010 by

After the Talladega 312 on Friday evening, I had plenty of time to reflect on what I had done during the event and decided that there was probably nothing I could have done to avoid being caught up in an incident at one time or another. I figure the major penalty of staying at the … Read the Rest »

Tim’s Talladega 499

April 28th, 2010 by

After the Talladega 312 on Friday evening, I had plenty of time to reflect on what I had done during the event and decided that there was probably nothing I could have done to avoid being caught up in an incident at one time or another. I figure the major penalty of staying at the … Read the Rest »