All News: John Prather


A Day with Steve Myers: What Being a Cat-Herder is all about…

December 19th, 2009 by

One of the most well-known personalities behind the scenes at iRacing.com Motorsports Simulations, Steve Myers, has been generous enough to sit down and answer some interesting questions that most of the community would love to hear about. Would like to thank Steve as this would have taken three decades to write, and I know with … Read the Rest »

On the Rebound

December 2nd, 2009 by

Brad Davies rebounded from a disappointing week of racing at Martinsville Speedway to score his fourteenth win of the iRacing Pro Series Road Racing campaign on Wednesday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  Davies started from pole and led 35 of 110 laps en route to a 15.9s win over Thomas Lewandowski who just managed to … Read the Rest »

Pro Oval iRacers at the Brickyard: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

November 18th, 2009 by

The fabled Indianapolis Motor Speedway brought-out the good, the bad and the ugly in the iRacing Pro Series Oval.  Happily there was a lot more good than bad or ugly.  Case(s) in point: a couple of days after iRacing Pro Series Road Racing points leader Luke McLean finished runner-up to Josh Berry, Richard Towler (P2 … Read the Rest »

Pro Road Racing at Summit Point: A Short Track Long on Great Corners.

November 17th, 2009 by

As stated last week, there has been a little controversy over some of the tracks on the Pro schedule this year. This is normally a simple matter of taste and opinion and it is this writer’s opinion that a few drivers are just fatigued at this point of the season and looking for reasons to … Read the Rest »

Davies’ Daytona Dozen

November 11th, 2009 by

Brad Davies continued his dominance of the iRacing Pro Series Oval  in Week Fourteen competition, scoring a season high twelfth win at Daytona International Speedway on Wednesday evening to open up a 359 point lead over Josh Parker, his closest pursuer.  Parker lost ground to Davies, but not through want of effort, as his week’s … Read the Rest »

Davies' Daytona Dozen

November 11th, 2009 by

Brad Davies continued his dominance of the iRacing Pro Series Oval  in Week Fourteen competition, scoring a season high twelfth win at Daytona International Speedway on Wednesday evening to open up a 359 point lead over Josh Parker, his closest pursuer.  Parker lost ground to Davies, but not through want of effort, as his week’s … Read the Rest »

iRacing Pro Series Road Racing: More Fun at another “R-oval”

November 11th, 2009 by

The last few weeks have seen a bit of debate over the worth of what have become known as “R-ovals,” a track that is essentially an oval with some track laid within its infield. Love them or hate them, they have provided some good, close and intense racing. Drivers are also speaking about fatigue at … Read the Rest »

Gooden Takes iRacing’s Virtual Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Title & Chance to Compete for Real-World Version in 2010

November 3rd, 2009 by

Tight Competition for Big Prize Highlights 12-Week Season of Virtual Racing The prize? The chance for a paid-for arrive-and-drive ride in the 2010 VW Jetta TDI Cup.  The result?  Twelve weeks of hard racing among 600 competitors climaxed by a two-race final-weekend shootout between real-world kart racers Wyatt Gooden, 21, and Carl Modoff, 20, with … Read the Rest »

Gooden Takes iRacing’s Virtual Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Title & Chance to Compete for Real-World Version in 2010

November 3rd, 2009 by

Tight Competition for Big Prize Highlights 12-Week Season of Virtual Racing The prize? The chance for a paid-for arrive-and-drive ride in the 2010 VW Jetta TDI Cup.  The result?  Twelve weeks of hard racing among 600 competitors climaxed by a two-race final-weekend shootout between real-world kart racers Wyatt Gooden, 21, and Carl Modoff, 20, with … Read the Rest »

Laguna Seca Pro Road Racing: Some storming drives and some sand storms!

November 2nd, 2009 by

With the latest build for the iRacing software released just days before the commencement of this week’s racing, the addition of smoke, dust, sand, dirt, etc. was always going to add an interesting new element to the racing. Some claimed they saw Lawrence of Arabia sitting up on the sand dunes of Laguna Seca on … Read the Rest »