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Johnston Doubles Down in Vegas

June 30th, 2015 by

When the ITSR Power Series goes to Las Vegas, it’s a smart idea to bet on green.  That’s because the series’ races at the mile-and-a-half desert oval tend to have long green flag runs with competitive sim racing and varied strategies throughout the field.  That was again the case last Sunday night in the Las … Read the Rest »

Early Wrecks, Pit Strategy Decide ITSR Power Series Opener

June 17th, 2015 by

The ITSR Power Series kicked-off its tenth season last Sunday at Michigan International Speedway in a race that had two very different halves: the first slowed by six cautions, and the second with one of the long green-flag runs that are commonplace for the Gen6 series. A strong field of 32 cars showed up for … Read the Rest »

Putting the Excitement Back in Restarts

March 13th, 2015 by

While last week’s NASCAR iRacing Series visit to the virtual Las Vegas Motor Speedway produced many splits and some great sim racing, there was an outcry from the community about the need for an overhaul when it comes to restarts in the Gen6 cars. “I have no problem overcoming adversity of my own doing. But, … Read the Rest »

NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series: Manufacturer Points

March 13th, 2015 by

Tuesday night, the NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series rolled into the virtual Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The 1.5 mile track was host to a mixed bag of great sim racing, from long green flag runs to  cautions within six laps of restarts. Kenny Humpe dominated the early part of the race, and it looked as if … Read the Rest »

Touch ‘n Go in Vegas

March 13th, 2015 by

Week 2 of the NASCAR iRacing Series sent us west to another fast 1.5 miler: Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Vegas has never been my favorite track, and I failed to finish last year’s race with a blown engine. Despite not really liking the track, I’m pretty quick around the place, which means we could get … Read the Rest »

Behind the Scenes: The NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series powered by iRacing.com – New Build, Same Plan

March 12th, 2015 by

A few weeks ago, I had a chat with an old friend.  He’s an old “iRacing buddy” of mine, one of the big-wigs at the team I was part of before joining Gale Force Sim Racing.  The two of us are great examples of how iRacing has developed its own types of members, very similar … Read the Rest »

Humpe Wins Controversial Vegas

March 11th, 2015 by

Kenny Humpe went to victory lane last night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, his first win of the 2015 NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series Powered by iRacing. However, the win was not without controversy as Humpe made contact with Nick Ottinger while battling for the lead with just six laps remaining in the 167 lap event.  … Read the Rest »

Luza Hits the Jackpot

March 11th, 2015 by

This past weekend the NASCAR iRacing Series began its West Coast tour with a stop at Las Vegas Motor Speedway that saw Thursday night’s Open top split taken by Ryan Michael Luza, after passing Tyler Hudson with about 20 laps to go. “Passing TDH was much more difficult than I expected, and it took two … Read the Rest »

Burnin’ Rubber & Cash: Vegas

March 9th, 2015 by

Viva Las Vegas!  I love this town.  There’s always plenty to do, stuff to see, and money to make. Last week, we left Hotlanta with a little over $2.27 million in the bank, a chassis with barely any damage, and a great engine.  We had to repair some sheet metal and most of the more … Read the Rest »

‘Tired’-out in Atlanta

March 5th, 2015 by

This past week the NASCAR iRacing Series visited Atlanta Motor Speedway, a track kind to those who understand one important facet of racing – managing tire wear. Consistently across both the Fixed and Open series drivers’ chatter focused on the impact of tire wear and the difficulty in tire management over the long run. “Took … Read the Rest »