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Tricky Triangle Child’s Play for Traino

October 15th, 2012 by

The tricky triangle better known as Pocono Raceway hasn’t seen the real Indy Cars race there since 1989, though it will be re-introduced to the IZOD Indycar schedule in 2013.  With its unique design, each turn is modeled after turns at three different tracks.  Turn One has 14 degrees of banking and was modeled after … Read the Rest »

Norton and Porzuc Take Talladega Wins

October 1st, 2012 by

Talladega.  When it was included on the 2012 Season Three IZOD IndyCar Series schedule, the controversial choice was met with some drivers saying that they would not race that week at that facility. This presented some non-regular top split participants the opportunity to race with the big guns.  However, in spite of those sitting-out the … Read the Rest »

A Decidedly Unofficial Guide to iRacing

May 26th, 2012 by

Dan Segolson from Stockholm, Sweden, has been into racing games since 2000.  He switched to serious sim-racing with a clear road focus in ’07 in leagues at swedishsimracers.com where he is also one of the administrators.  Segolson works in user experience in the online gaming business and has written numerous papers on what drives a … Read the Rest »

Short Track Showdown

April 22nd, 2012 by

New Hampshire Motor Speedway, located in Loudon, NH laid host to Round 10 of the 2012 iRacing.com IZOD IndyCar Series.  Considered by many as being the toughest track on the circuit in terms of driving, many drivers chose not to participate, resulting in the second race of the season to not split (Dover the other), … Read the Rest »

Top Names in Racing Share Expertise Online

April 2nd, 2012 by

iRacing Joins Franchitti, Newgarden, Pruett, Lally, Hinchcliffe and More Support New SAFEisFAST.com Initiative A group of racing’s finest has come together to support the next generation of up-and-coming drivers in a new initiative launched by SAFEisFAST.com, a free online resource offering video tutorials on safety, fitness, mental skills, race craft, career development, sponsorship and marketing … Read the Rest »

Two Legs Up

March 30th, 2012 by

By any measure, Rubens Barrichello had a rough introduction to the IZOD IndyCar Series at St. Petersburg.  As if making his IndyCar debut on an unfamiliar street circuit wasn’t challenge enough, the Formula One veteran played catch-up most of the weekend after his Dallara-Chevrolet was sidelined by mechanical problems in the opening practice session.   Nevertheless, … Read the Rest »

Ou Spins and Wins

March 27th, 2012 by

The 2012 Season 1 IZOD IndyCar season came to Phoenix International Raceway for Week 8, two thirds of the way through the schedule.  Thirty sim racers made the haul to the Valley of the Sun, making the top split online race a 15 car field.  With the top seven positions less than 90 points apart … Read the Rest »

Ou's on First at Indy

March 18th, 2012 by

Indianapolis Motor Speedway, THE track every IndyCar driver wants to win at, was host to the seventh round of the 2012 Season 1 iRacing.com IZOD IndyCar Series.  High speeds around four, flat 90 degree corners takes nerves of steel to hold it wide open on the 2.5 mile oval.  Many drivers try to win here … Read the Rest »

Ou’s on First at Indy

March 18th, 2012 by

Indianapolis Motor Speedway, THE track every IndyCar driver wants to win at, was host to the seventh round of the 2012 Season 1 iRacing.com IZOD IndyCar Series.  High speeds around four, flat 90 degree corners takes nerves of steel to hold it wide open on the 2.5 mile oval.  Many drivers try to win here … Read the Rest »

Pit Strategies Provide Mid-Ohio iGPS Thrills

February 13th, 2012 by

The iRacing.com Grand Prix Series circus saw teams preparing their cars to move onto the second round of the season – the high downforce Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course located midway between Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Mid-Ohio is renowned for its tight and twisty nature, host to real life events such as the IZOD IndyCar … Read the Rest »