All News: Kalle Ruokola

Anreus Leads New CTC Season

November 12th, 2014 by

After a brief pause between seasons, the Classic Lotus Grand Prix is back in business with a week at Donington Park, using the “National” configuration. The CTC will run popular road tracks in this brief championship in a calendar featuring Donington, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, Mount Panorama, Silverstone (Historical) and Road … Read the Rest »

And the winner is…!

October 30th, 2014 by

Important note: This final article was possible thanks to the community efforts. Thank you all! After 12 weeks of battle, the Classic Lotus Grand Prix has finally come to a conclusion. Once more, the CTC community can see a new reigning champion driver, as well a new champion team. This is what happened at Phillip … Read the Rest »

Lotus 49s at Mid-Ohio

August 19th, 2014 by

Week Two of the Grand Prix Legends series arrived at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for 18 laps of a track that some might say is too twisty for the Lotus 49.  The big Sunday race saw a dozen sim-racers line-up on the grid with Victor Perelman starting from pole position with a 1:21.561 qualifying … Read the Rest »

Williams Consolidate as Surtees Extend Lead

January 4th, 2013 by

As the season moves into its last quarter, championship positions are settling but, by no means, are they confirmed as many drivers still have plenty to fight for in the Classic Teams Championship. Ferrari have faded somewhat as their popular driver (and CTC photographer!) Kalle Ruokola has failed to score for three successive weeks, but … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Kalle Ruokola

November 10th, 2012 by

Regular inRacing News readers are no doubt familiar with the name Kalle Ruokola.  His name is splashed all over Katier Scott’s Classic Teams Championship reports, from the race results to the superb images of his used to illustrate the stories.  But the resident of Vantaa, Finland can do lots more than wheel a Lotus 79 … Read the Rest »

Williams Storm into CTC Lead

October 22nd, 2012 by

Virginia International Raceway presents one of the premier challenges in all of iRacing, but it can also produce some great sim-racing. It’s also the nearest thing iRacing has to the challenges and variety of corners provided by the Nurburgring.  As such VIR has a hard-core of supporters but, historically across all series, participation tends to … Read the Rest »

Saturday International Radical Showdown Week 7

September 17th, 2012 by

Saturday International Radical Showdown (SIRS) is a weekly race run in the Radical Racing Challenge series using official sessions and points, and includes a mini championship with a cash prize. Started as an initiative to co-ordinate off-peak racing for AUS/NZ racers, plus a strong EU contingent and as many US racers who can attend, … Read the Rest »

Ruokola Rocks the Glen

May 7th, 2012 by

Watkins Glen, the spiritual home of the United States Grand Prix, greeted the drivers for the first round of the Classic Teams Championship. The opening week turned out to be a very busy one with 68 of the 80 registered drivers competing in 19 ‘official’ races over four days of online racing. Saturday racing also … Read the Rest »

No Shortage of 2011 Season 4 Champions

January 30th, 2012 by

iRacers never like to give up a good thing, which goes a long way toward explaining why Season 4 of 2011 didn’t conclude until 23:59 GMT on January 23, 2012 . . .  Not only can we look forward to the start of 2012 Season 1, we can take a final look in the rear … Read the Rest »

Mulligan Time

January 7th, 2012 by

The ninth week of the inRacingNews Challenge season saw the series’ second visit to Lime Rock Park of the championship. This time around, however, the Pontiac Solstice and SpecRacer Ford drivers would be utilizing the chicane layout, rather than the full circuit. With championship points settled for most of the top sim racers, the last … Read the Rest »