All News: iRating


UPDATED: iRacing How-To

July 25th, 2020 by

Welcome to the world of iRacing! From just getting started to working your way up the license ladder, we’ve got all the tips and information you’ll need to make the most of your time with us. Check out the embedded playlist below for the whole series, or scroll down for links to each individual clip! … Read the Rest »

Last Week in SRF

November 11th, 2015 by

Racers laced up their speed skates before turning some quick laps around a slippery Okayama short course this week. The turnout was nice with 630 sim racers taking the green flag and 83% of the races going official. Jamie Fluke took home the gold with a 194 point effort, but Mike Galloway retained the overall … Read the Rest »

How to Boost Your iRating

March 1st, 2014 by

iRating… often the most frustrating and ego-boosting statistic on the Internet. It is also what determines who races against who in iRacing. I believe everyone should have a chance to race in the big splits. I don’t 100% agree with the iRating scale but it is definitely a decent measure of skill. Before I go … Read the Rest »

Street Stocks Thunder into Phoenix

January 29th, 2014 by

The iRacing.com Street Stocks C Class travelled to the Valley of the Sun and its one mile oval known as Phoenix International Raceway.  A total of a dozen drivers took to the track to contest the first official race of 2014 S1. This race saw no qualifiers, so the starting order was down to iRating, … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Ryan Field

November 25th, 2013 by

Since June 25th of 2008, Ryan Field has been a part of the iRacing community and if you look his career statistics, it is no wonder he has over a 6000 oval iRating. In his 480 career oval starts, he has been to victory lane and has started on the pole nearly 75% of the … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Dustin McGrew

October 28th, 2013 by

This week, I interviewed iRacer Dustin McGrew, whose nickname could very well be Modest McGrew. The 29 year old from Pennsylvania claims he hasn’t done a lot since joining the service in 2008, but many iRacers would dispute that point.. In 576 oval starts, he has won 178 times and has 399 top five finishes. … Read the Rest »

Get to Know . . . Jeff Ramsdell

May 6th, 2013 by

This week I interviewed Jeff Ramsdell, a driver who runs a lot of races, but wins a lot of them too. An iRacer from the Georgia club, Ramsdell has run a total of over 1600 oval races since joining iRacing in May of 2010.  In fact, today is his third year anniversary as an iRacer … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Joshua Chin

January 14th, 2013 by

For this week, I interviewed a driver who is no stranger to iRacing. He has only been on iRacing for a little less than two years, but in that time he has made friends, learned a lot and more importantly has won a lot of races. He has won time trial championships and has won … 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 »

Get to Know: DJ Lyon, Part 1

December 24th, 2012 by

Before I start, I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and I hope everyone is enjoying this special time of year. Since joining the inRacingNews gang back in the summer I have been able to interview 23 iRacers, starting with NASCAR iRacing.com Pro Series driver Cody Byus. Whether it was interviewing the second … Read the Rest »