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A Team of One

March 4th, 2014 by

I really want to write a monologue on how I hate change. Specifically, change from the standard. I think we can all agree that a 1.5 mile cookie-cutter is the standard in NASCAR tracks. Las Vegas is the standard of the standard. Fairly new surface, progressive banking . . . a set-up builder’s dream. I’m … Read the Rest »

Humpe Sizzles at Daytona

February 26th, 2014 by

Fresh off his incredible hot streak to close the NASCAR iRacing Pro Series, Kenny Humpe got his NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series Powered by iRacing.com season off to a fast start by winning the season-opener at Daytona International Speedway. Humpe had to survive a green-white-checker finish which was cut short by a wreck in the middle … Read the Rest »

Bricks and Sins

December 31st, 2013 by

Week’s eight and nine of the NASCAR iRacing Class C Fixed Series brought 4,153 sim racers from all around the world to the virtual circuits of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Las Vegas Motor Speedway. While these speedways are both very fast, that’s where the prestige and characteristics stop. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the most famous … Read the Rest »

Berry Takes Vegas and Martinsville

October 8th, 2013 by

Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Martinsville Speedway are complete opposites of each other. One is a 1.5-mile high banked speedway and the other is a half-mile flat paperclip, but that didn’t stop Josh Berry (Mid-South) from conquering each during Weeks Nine and Ten of the NASCAR iRacing Class C Fixed Series. A combined total of … Read the Rest »

Paquin Takes Another Win

August 27th, 2013 by

After all the hype and effort that went into preparing for the first online race of our McLaren MP4-12C GT3 mini-series at Champion Motorsports, I have completely avoided a few tasks —  such as letting you all know how it actually went and sharing the screenshots. No matter how hard I try, the world continues … Read the Rest »

High Rollers

May 23rd, 2013 by

The iRacing.com IndyCar Oval series took to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a high speed, high stakes game of poker at 220 miles per hour.  Built in 1996, LVMS is a 1.5 mile D-shaped oval quite capable of providing side-by-side action, lap after lap. The high speeds at LVMS make for exciting and pulse-pounding online … Read the Rest »

Homestead Sweet Homestead

May 20th, 2013 by

In the second week of the iRacing.com IndyCar Series Oval series we visit Homestead Miami Speedway, a 1.5 mile oval consisting of four turns of 18 to 20 degree banking and lined with palm trees behind its ocean-colored walls. Throughout the week many drivers talked of a bump exiting the corners that made the car … Read the Rest »

The Art and Physics of iRacing’s Gen-6 Cars

March 27th, 2013 by

As the saying goes, “art imitates life.” Or is it the other way around? Does life imitate art? In the case of iRacing’s Gen-6 Chevy SS and Ford Fusion, it’s both. Read on . . . Just two days after Jimmie Johnson drove his new Generation-6 Chevrolet SS to victory in 2013 Daytona 500 on … Read the Rest »

The Art and Physics of iRacing’s Gen-6

March 25th, 2013 by

As the saying goes, “art imitates life.”  Or is it the other way around?  Does life imitate art?  In the case of iRacing’s Gen-6 Chevy SS and Ford Fusion, it’s both.  Read on . . . Just two days after Jimmie Johnson drove his new Generation-6 Chevrolet SS to victory in 2013 Daytona 500 on … Read the Rest »

Lindsey Takes First NiSWC Victory at Vegas

March 20th, 2013 by

Marcus Lindsey finally put it all together. After spending much of his first year in the NASCAR iRacing.com Series World Championship underachieving and running mid-pack, Lindsey finally broke through with a dominating performance at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the second round of the 2013 championship. His #1 Chevy SS was dominant, and Lindsey took … Read the Rest »