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deJong Wins Race, Trogen Clinches Title in Thrustmaster iRX Season Finale at Atlanta

December 2nd, 2019 by

Mitchell deJong earned his fifth win of the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship season, as the series wrapped up where the season started at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday. Sami-Matti Trogen qualified and finished second to wrap up the championship over deJong, last year’s series champion, while Josh Fox returned to the podium in … Read the Rest »

deJong Extends Thrustmaster iRX Championship Battle With Win in Daytona

November 25th, 2019 by

Mitchell deJong keeps winning the battles, but Sami-Matti Trogen has all but won the war. deJong scored his fourth win of the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship on Saturday from Daytona International Speedway, overcoming a second place starting spot in the first heat to score the win and pole position from the final. From … Read the Rest »

Joni Heikkinen Returns to Winner’s Circle in Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross at Sonoma

November 17th, 2019 by

SET Esports’ Joni Heikkinen made his long-awaited return to the top step of the podium in Saturday’s Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship action from Sonoma Raceway. The Finnish driver, whose last series victory came at this same track last year, held off a spirited challenge from teammate and points leader Sami-Matti Trogen for the second … Read the Rest »

Mitchell deJong Wins Third Thrustmaster iRX World Championship Race of 2019 in Iowa

November 12th, 2019 by

Saturday’s Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship round at Iowa Speedway was a race to remember for Mitchell deJong and Coanda Simsport. Not only did deJong pick up his third victory of the season, and second in a row, he was also joined on the podium by Bobby Zalenski in the team’s first 1-2 finish in … Read the Rest »

Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Preview: Iowa

November 8th, 2019 by

The second half of the Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship gets going on Saturday at one of iRacing’s original rallycross track designs. The tricky Iowa Speedway layout, which combines Turns 3 and 4 of the NASCAR oval with a complex infield dirt section, will challenge drivers to avoid trouble and find a way to collect … Read the Rest »

Mitchell deJong Triumphs in Return to Thrustmaster iRX World Championship in Phoenix

November 4th, 2019 by

Defending Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship winner Mitchell deJong made the most of his return to the series in Saturday’s action at ISM Raceway. Although he didn’t take the pole, the Coanda Simsport driver won his heat, jumped out to the lead in the final, and posted a dominant victory over Williams Esports’ Josh Fox, … Read the Rest »

Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Preview: ISM Raceway

November 1st, 2019 by

An unpredictable Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship continues on Saturday with one of the most challenging tracks on the championship calendar. ISM Raceway’s unique infield layout, including a tricky transition from a dirt corner to the jump, will push drivers to their limit throughout this weekend’s round, the fifth event and halfway point on the … Read the Rest »

Otto Taskinen Wins Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Race at Lucas Oil

October 28th, 2019 by

UI1-Positive SimRacing’s Otto Taskinen became the fourth different winner in four weeks to start the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship season when he took the checkered flag in Saturday’s action at Lucas Oil Raceway. “It feels good—I don’t know what to say,” admitted Taskinen, who climbed to fourth in the championship with the victory. … Read the Rest »

Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Preview: Lucas Oil

October 25th, 2019 by

If you’re a fan of parity in sim racing, look no further than the start of the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship season. Three different drivers have won the first three races, nobody has been on the podium in all three rounds, and the trend seems set to continue on Saturday at Lucas Oil … Read the Rest »

Yohann Harth Wins Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship at Sonoma

October 21st, 2019 by

France’s Yohann Harth made it three winners in three rounds to start the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship, taking the checkered flag in Saturday’s visit to Sonoma Raceway. It was the second career iRX victory for the ART Subaru Winter Experience driver, who was joined on the podium by teammate Jon Robertson in third … Read the Rest »