All News: John Henry

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joins iRacing as Executive Director

November 2nd, 2020 by iRacing PR

CHELMSFORD, MA (Nov. 2, 2020) – Motorsport Simulations and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are pleased to announce that, effective immediately, Earnhardt Jr. will officially join iRacing as an executive director and part of the company’s management committee. The NASCAR Hall of Famer, two-time Daytona 500 winner, and two-time NASCAR Xfinity Series champion will have a … Read the Rest »

Not Just a Game

May 5th, 2015 by

Editor’s note:  The following is an excerpt from the cover story of the June, 2015 edition RaceTech magazine.  Click here to read the complete article starting on page 30.  iRacers can also take advantage of a special 50% discount in a subscription to RaceTech by going to the magazine’s web site and entering the code … Read the Rest »

iRacing Named to PC Gamer’s All Time Top 100

February 10th, 2012 by

Online Motorsports Service Rated Best Racing Game of All The editors, columnists and contributors of PC Gamer have named to the magazine’s list of the Top 100 Games of All Time.  Not only did the PC Gamer “Brain Trust” rate 39th on the list, they ranked it as the top auto racing game … Read the Rest »

Wyatt Gooden to Make Formula F Debut at Mid-Ohio

June 27th, 2011 by

iRacing stand-out and 2010 SCCA VW Jetta TDi Cup rookie of the year Wyatt Gooden will make his Formula F debut at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course the weekend of July 1-2 in the SCCA F1600 Formula F Championship.   Gooden, who earned his ride in the SCCA VW series by winning the VW Jetta … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Kenny Humpe

April 23rd, 2011 by

Last week we introduced James Kirkham in this space, a successful SCCA racer who moved from Oregon to Charlotte to be in the midst of the motorsports business and give himself the best chance of furthering his career as a professional racer.  This week we bring you Kenny Humpe, who recently relocated to Charlotte from … Read the Rest »

Nostalgia for an Age Yet to Come

March 18th, 2011 by

1998 and I am racing online in a Lotus 49 at Monza. Grand Prix Legends is the simulator, whilst a clever third party utility known as VROC (Virtual Racers’ Online Connection) allows drivers from all around the world to join races together.  After an intense race I exit the Lesmos for the last time, in … Read the Rest »

An Online Racing Dream Come True

February 10th, 2010 by

The dream of one day having a top iRacing division, sanctioned by NASCAR, became a reality for iRacing co-founders John Henry and David Kaemmer. The NASCAR iRacing World Championship began Tuesday night at the famed Daytona International Speedway with, by far, the most important race in the history of iRacing to date. It began with … Read the Rest »

The Time is Come for the NASCAR iRacing World Championship

February 9th, 2010 by

The moment so many have anticipated for so long is nearly upon us.  People like co-founders John Henry and Dave Kaemmer, who dreamed of the day when the world’s best sim-racing would be sanctioned by NASCAR.  And the late Bill France, Jr. who, as NASCAR chairman, spoke more than a decade ago of a … Read the Rest »

World Cup of iRacing Finals to be Broadcast on Saturday

February 5th, 2010 by

Saturday will see the climax of a year and four seasons of global online racing competition with the World Cup of iRacing Finals.  And thanks to’s first real-time broadcast on the Internet, you will be able to see the finals live at beginning at 2:45 p.m. EST (19:45 GMT).  (See below for details) … Read the Rest »

World Cup of iRacing is Just Around the Corner

January 7th, 2010 by

The inaugural World Cup of iRacing tournament is just around the corner, and the list of qualifying clubs – and potential qualifiers – is nothing if not intriguing.  At stake is the opportunity to represent one of seven regions in February’s World Cup of iRacing Championship. A number of iRacing’s thirty-five geographical clubs are already … Read the Rest »