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August 5th, 2013 by

Following 12 weeks of unmitigated struggle, Grand Prix Series (iGPS) has provisionally moulded ten shiny new pro licenses for its top ten finishers. On top of the nine who already achieved them in previous weeks, Mikko Meriluoto (Finland) has joined the elite to march onto the 2013 Road Pro Series (iRPS), providing events … Read the Rest »

iGPS – Third Quarter Season Review

July 15th, 2013 by

The 2013 Season 2 Grand Prix Series (iGPS) has reached the business end of the season. With ten weeks down, just two remain, as the battle for the Road to Pro is heating up. With ten Pro licenses vacant, nine sim-racers have almost certainly secured their spot in the 2013 Road Pro Series at … Read the Rest »

Road to Pro, Week Ten – Part I

July 1st, 2013 by

With three weeks remaining in 2013 S2, the Grand Prix series is shaping up to be a great battle. Unlike last season where the field was set after the 11th week, the points are so close that I believe this season is going to come down to the very last race. As we sit … Read the Rest »

The Road to Pro

June 25th, 2013 by

Heading into the last third of 2013 Season 2 of the Grand Prix Series, the top 10 finishers overall earn a license to compete in the Road Pro Series starting in late October. This is how the season is shaping up . . . Looking at the numbers drivers should be aiming for … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Omar Soto

May 25th, 2013 by

Q:     How long have you been sim racing? A:    My first racing game was Super Monaco GP on Sega Mega Drive, later Ridge Racer Type 4 and Gran Turismo on PSX. I played all games of Gran Turismo, but GT5 disappointed me a lot in terms of simulation. Trying to look for a PC … Read the Rest »

Nilsson Dominates in Silverstone

May 20th, 2013 by

Week Two brought the pilots of the Grand Prix Series to Silverstone Circuit, located in Towcester, Northamptonshire, UK.  The 3.194 mile (5.14 km) Grand Prix circuit features 17 famous turns, some of which have been attacked by F1 cars since the late 1940s. As Silverstone is a fixture on the iGP Series schedule, many … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Olli Pahkala

May 11th, 2013 by

Q:     What attracted you to iRacing? A:    My friend showed me few YouTube videos about and DWC races last fall. I got so excited straight away so joined iRacing in the very same day! Q:     What are favorite iRacing cars/tracks? A:    FW31 is obviously my favorite car, no doubt about that one! … Read the Rest »

Castro Ledo Early iGPS Leader

May 8th, 2013 by

The Grand Prix Series took to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the first week of 2013 Season 2.  The 2.238 mile (3.602 km) course was recently given a graphics overhaul by the iRacing team.  Some drivers were a bit skeptical about the circuit choice for the schedule, feeling it was simply to show-off the … Read the Rest »

Welcome Pro iRacers

May 4th, 2013 by

iRacing announced the first wave of new qualifiers for the 2013 Road Pro Series and NASCAR Pro Series.  The twenty qualifiers — ten from each series — are the top ten points finishers not already holding a Pro or World Championship license from the NASCAR Class A Series (open setup) and … Read the Rest »

The Road to Pro Scenario (Part II): Week 7 of 8

April 11th, 2013 by

Editor’s note:  Brennan Mercer has been toting-up more actual and potential points, this time for the 2013 Season One Grand Prix Series.  As the top ten points finishers not already holding a Pro or Pro/WC license from Seasons 1, 2 and 3 in the iGPS qualify for a Pro license, a spot in the … Read the Rest »