All News: John Bodin

Barber Trims SpecRacer Ford Attendance

August 28th, 2012 by

The 2.38 mile / 3.83 km Barber Motorsports Park complex near Birmingham, Alabama produced some outstanding on-track action for the SpecRacer Fords during Week 3 of the schedule. But despite the fact that, attendance numbers-ended up being down a bit, with only 260 SRFs showing-up to race. Barber appears less frequently than many other tracks … Read the Rest »

Flying Finns Invade SRFord Challenge at Brands Hatch

August 17th, 2012 by

The SpecRacer Ford Challenge sailed across the pond to Kent, England, to visit the famous Brands Hatch GP course for Week 2.  This marked the first official visit to Brands for the series, and the track proved to be particularly well-suited for the SpecRacer Ford. Unlike Watkins Glen, though, Brands Hatch is one of those … Read the Rest »

iRacing Poll on Possible Championship Points Structure Changes

August 16th, 2012 by

Keep an eye on your e-mail inbox, because iRacing will soon be sending out a poll question via e-mail to collect feedback on possible changes to the Championship Points structure for official iRacing series. The current Championship Points methodology is an oft-discussed topic within the iRacing membership base, and some iRacers feel that the current … Read the Rest »

SRF Challenge Draws Big Numbers for Week 1

August 8th, 2012 by

The numbers are in, and it looks like the new SpecRacer Ford Challenge series may have set some attendance records in its inaugural week, drawing in some VERY strong numbers. How strong? In terms of attendance numbers among the non-Rookie series, the D-Class SpecRacer Ford Challenge was the #2 series for Week 1 of Season … Read the Rest »

Season 3 Rookie Series Shake-Ups

August 6th, 2012 by

The Season 3 schedule features some significant shake-ups for the Rookie and Advanced Rookie series, with one car leaving the inRacingNews Challenge Advanced Rookie road racing series, a shift in license level restrictions for the entry-level Mazda Cup and Street Stock Rookie series on both the Road and Oval sides, and cars that were … Read the Rest »

SpecRacer Ford “Graduates” for Season 3

July 30th, 2012 by

The Season 3 iRacing schedule brings something old back into the fold again as the SpecRacer Ford Challenge series re-emerges as the newest and most affordable series at the D-Class license level. Long-time iRacers may remember the SpecRacer Ford Challenge as the Advanced Rookie series prior to the formation of the current inRacingNews Challenge.  The … Read the Rest »

Radical Racing Challenge ROARs into action for Season 4

November 7th, 2011 by

The buzz around iRacing these days seems to be all about the New Tire Model, but the Radical Racing Challenge series has quietly been drawing its share of attention, with attendance for Week 1 of Season 4 showing roughly a 93% increase in participation over Week 1 of Season 3.  While others are struggling to … Read the Rest »

Radical Changes For the Radical SR8 in Season 3

August 9th, 2011 by

Sometimes when big news hits the smaller news tidbits get lost in the shuffle, and that seems to be the case for iRacing’s Radical SR8, which has been overshadowed by the recent “big news” of the iRacing 2.0 roll-out.  With all the hoopla over the New Tire Model and the introduction of the new Ford … Read the Rest »

No Mixed Feelings About This Mixed Class Shindig

February 9th, 2011 by

The inaugural season of the iRacing Grand Touring Cup Multiclass series kicked-off Week One of the 2011 Season One tour at Summit Point Raceway in Summit Point, West Virginia, and judging by the attendance numbers, this new online racing series is off to a roaring start.  A total of 670 iRacers turned out to participate … Read the Rest »

VW Jetta TDI v Mazda MX-5/Roadster: The Latest in Mixed Class Racing

January 26th, 2011 by

With the release of the 2011 Season One schedule (now available in the Staff Announcements forum on the iRacing member site), iRacing announced that the former Jetta TDI Cup D-Class series will now be the Class D Jetta MX-5/Roadster Series, featuring the Volkswagen Jetta TDI and the Mazda MX-5/Roadster.  This will be a full … Read the Rest »