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iRNC Championship Battles Tighter Than Ever

September 19th, 2012 by

We’re halfway through the first season of the inRacingNews Challenge to feature only Pontiac Solstices and Mazda MX-5 Roadsters, and the championship battles are as close as they’ve ever been. With both series featuring slim advantages at the top, and multiple drivers within 100 points of the lead, there’s a great chance that neither of … Read the Rest »

Hughson, Velkov Lead inRacingNews Challenge Through First Third of Season

September 4th, 2012 by

What a difference removing a class has made from this season of the inRacingNews Challenge. In the past, through four weeks, the eventual champion has usually found a way to establish himself and begin building a major lead; this time around, both the Mazda MX-5 Roadsters and Pontiac Solstices have five drivers within 100 points … Read the Rest »

Loss Of Spec Racer Ford Doesn’t Take the “Challenge” Out of iRNC

August 18th, 2012 by

Season Three of the 2012 inRacingNews Challenge brings a major change to the series: the elimination of the Spec Racer Ford class, which has been spun off into its own series. That leaves only the Pontiac Solstice and Mazda MX-5 Roadsters to contest the 12-race schedule, which begins once again with a trip to Okayama’s … Read the Rest »

Loss Of Spec Racer Ford Doesn't Take the "Challenge" Out of iRNC

August 18th, 2012 by

Season Three of the 2012 inRacingNews Challenge brings a major change to the series: the elimination of the Spec Racer Ford class, which has been spun off into its own series. That leaves only the Pontiac Solstice and Mazda MX-5 Roadsters to contest the 12-race schedule, which begins once again with a trip to Okayama’s … Read the Rest »

iRNC Crowns Three New Champions

July 31st, 2012 by

The seventh season of the inRacingNews Challenge is now in the books, with three new champions crowned: Bryan J. Miller in the Pontiac Solstice class, Chris Hughson in Spec Racer Ford, and Daniel Schon in the Mazda MX-5 Roadster. Miller was the fastest driver in Solstice week in and week out, totaling 1209 points in … Read the Rest »

Last-Minute Jostling At Lime Rock

July 26th, 2012 by

Lime Rock Park hosts the penultimate round of the inRacingNews Challenge, unleashing the Pontiac Solstices, Spec Racer Fords, and Mazda MX-5 Roadsters of the series onto its chicane layout in one of the final chances to gain spots in the championship standings. In Mazda, Omar Soto posted 131 points by winning 12 of 13 starts … Read the Rest »

Reaching The Summit

July 22nd, 2012 by

Summit Point Raceway hosts four races per season in the inRacingNews Challenge, the last of which comes in Week Ten on the full course layout. It’s one of the last opportunities for the Pontiac Solstices, Spec Racer Fords, and Mazda MX-5 Roadster drivers of the iRNC to move up in the standings, and the points … Read the Rest »

Southern Comfort

July 17th, 2012 by

Charlotte Motor Speedway’s road course is one of the few layouts to appear multiple times on the inRacingNews Challenge schedule, coming up in Week Three and Week Nine. In this, the second visit of the season, the Mazda MX-5 Roadster, Spec Racer Ford, and Pontiac Solstice drivers of the iRNC begin the final third of … Read the Rest »

Up ‘n Comers

July 11th, 2012 by

Hi everyone! Just wanted to introduce myself as a new contributor for inRacingNews. Over the next couple of months I’ll be covering up and coming drivers from the road and oval side of iRacing. I’m not going to just write about people with the most wins or anything like that, but how they give back … Read the Rest »

Up 'n Comers

July 11th, 2012 by

Hi everyone! Just wanted to introduce myself as a new contributor for inRacingNews. Over the next couple of months I’ll be covering up and coming drivers from the road and oval side of iRacing. I’m not going to just write about people with the most wins or anything like that, but how they give back … Read the Rest »