All News: late model

Get to Know: Dustin McGrew

October 28th, 2013 by

This week, I interviewed iRacer Dustin McGrew, whose nickname could very well be Modest McGrew. The 29 year old from Pennsylvania claims he hasn’t done a lot since joining the service in 2008, but many iRacers would dispute that point.. In 576 oval starts, he has won 178 times and has 399 top five finishes. … Read the Rest »

Douglas Drives to Victory at Richmond

July 11th, 2013 by

Now a day when people think of Richmond they think of NASCAR Sprint Cup action and drama at the acclaimed short track. However, for the NASCAR Late Model Series the track is something completely different and something completely the same. This season was filled with protests from series regulars regarding tracks that they thought … Read the Rest »

Computer Racing Sharpened Teen’s Skills

June 28th, 2013 by

Editor’s note:  The following story appeared in the June 28 issue of The Charlotte Observer: William Byron celebrates after a Legends racing event. Byron partly credits his meteoric rise to the top of his racing division’s standings to computer racing simulations on the iRacing website. A SouthPark teenager may make it in big-time racing one … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Case Brinksma

June 10th, 2013 by has thousands of members racing its virtual cars on its laser-scanned tracks, but how many of them can say they race real cars on real tracks?  The iRacer I interviewed this week has been racing in the real world since 2010 and has won championships in both sim racing and real racing. This week’s … Read the Rest »

iRacing League Spotlight – Late Model Road Racing World Series

February 19th, 2013 by

I have a confession to make. When I entered into the world of professional sim racing on, my interests laid chiefly with racing ovals. By doing what every other iRacing rookie has done, I started off racing the Legends and Street Stocks; both of which I fell in love with (a love I still … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Lee Ball

February 16th, 2013 by

It’s common for sim-racers to sing iRacing’s benefits in making the transition from online racing to real world motorsports.  In Lee Ball’s case, you could almost say the process has worked in reverse.  The McLeansville, NC resident already had plenty of real racing miles under his belt when he joined iRacing in 2012.  So you … Read the Rest »

iRacing League Spotlight – DWRL / SARA

February 4th, 2013 by

Since 2009, privately sanctioned leagues have long been a feature of many iRacers’ weekly schedules. If you ask those that participate in leagues, they’re most likely to tell you that league racing is some of the hardest racing you can find on the service. League members will quickly follow up that statement by telling you … Read the Rest »

Lambert Outlasts Late Model Field

April 28th, 2012 by

After 12 weeks of action and thousands of laps in the 2012 Season One iRacing Late Model Tour (iLMT) season, it was Mark Lambert who came out on top of over 3,100 drivers to become champion of the series. While he was relatively quiet in the last two weeks of his championship season, many others … Read the Rest »

Hudson Locks-Down Late Model Championships

February 14th, 2012 by

Tyler Hudson came from being a lap down in the last 100 laps of Sunday’s Late Model 250 to take the win in the 4th Annual Late Model Championships Presented by at the New Smyrna Speedway. Hudson held-off teammate Cale Gale on a four lap restart to settle the main event. Trenton Moriarity came … Read the Rest »

Hazard Cruises at Charlotte

November 24th, 2011 by

Charlotte Motor Speedway was the location for Week Three of the Street Stock Series as top sim racers tried to draft their way to the front. For the first time, racers competed under the lights and the action was nothing short of amazing. Weekly High Strength of Field Last week’s high Strength of Field … Read the Rest »