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iRacer Will Tregurtha Has His Eyes on the Prize(s)

November 11th, 2016 by By David Phillips

You might expect an aspiring young race driver who lives near Silverstone and earned multiple wins at the same Rye House karting track that launched Lewis Hamilton’s career would  be keen to follow the three-time world champion’s footsteps into Formula One.  But while that might be so for many a Rye House alumnus, it’s not … Read the Rest »

iRacer McGee Looks to Make a Fast Start in MX-5 Cup Debut

April 27th, 2016 by David Phillips

Races are not won on the first lap.  Still, there’s something to be said for fast starts.  After all, there are more positions to be gained on the opening lap than at any other time during a race.  And getting a jump on the pack insulates you from the mayhem of half a dozen cars … Read the Rest »

Full Immersion

February 1st, 2016 by David Phillips

Looking to take your sim racing to “the next level?”  Look no further than the Z1 Dashboard and Analyzer.  Live telemetry, timing & scoring and real time track maps to pit stop strategy and detailed driving analysis, all that and more is available through the Z1 Dashboard software.  And there’s more coming with each quarterly … Read the Rest »

Aero Wars: The uphill battle NASCAR has gotten itself into

July 25th, 2015 by

The year is 1968.  The racing series:  Formula 1.  Colin Chapman bolts a small front wing and a rear spoiler onto Graham Hill’s Lotus 49.  The result is tremendous.  All Formula 1 teams follow suit in affixing their cars with some kind of aerofoil-shaped device on their cars.  Dubbed “guillotine” wings because….well never mind, let’s … Read the Rest »

iRacing to Bring Renault Single Seaters to Online Racing Game

July 16th, 2015 by

Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 3.5 Complete the Open Wheel Ladder on Award Winning Racing Game iRacing.com, the world’s premier online racing game, today announced a formal agreement with Renault to add two new single seat race cars, the Formula Renault 2.0 and the Formula Renault 3.5. These cars join the more than 40 … Read the Rest »

Nothing Has Changed, and Nothing is the Same: F1 in 2014

April 18th, 2014 by

The 2014 Formula 1 season has been steeped in drama since long before the cold, wet weekend in Australia ever began.  Pessimists and naysayers had been dismissing the radical changes and not one championship point had been given out (some such pessimists are from Italy and have red cars with horses on them).  F1 is … Read the Rest »

iRacing.com Grand Prix of Brazil Set for Friday and Saturday

November 19th, 2013 by

The curtain comes down on the 2013 World Tour of iRacing on Friday, November 22 at 8PM Eastern (01:00 GMT Saturday) and Saturday, November 23 at 1PM Eastern (18:00 GMT Saturday) with the iRacing Grand Prix of Brazil. Much like Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton, Mark Webber and rising star Valtteri Bottas, iRacers of … Read the Rest »

Where the Rubber Meets the Kerb

July 1st, 2013 by

It’s a fundamental motorsports axiom that tires are, far and away, the most important factor in a vehicle’s performance. After all, all that horsepower, downforce, mechanical grip and braking performance is transmitted to the road via four or — in the case of motorcycles – two relatively tiny tire contact patches.   The tire manufacturers’ excellence … Read the Rest »

Mercedes, Pirelli Reprimanded for Tire Test

June 21st, 2013 by

The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) today penalized Mercedes and Pirelli for their roles in a Formula One tire test conducted in May.  An FIA tribunal reprimanded the German F1 team and Italian tire manufacturer for their conduct and mandated that Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 skip the Young Drivers test at Silverstone July 17-19. The … Read the Rest »

A Multi-Faceted Racer

June 8th, 2012 by

Chris Dymond is a multi-faceted racer.  A three time champion (2006 BRSSC Fiat, ’07 Elf Renault Clio Cup Rookie of the Year and ’10 Radical UK Cup) and a regular in the 2012 Porsche Carrera Cup UK, he is recognized by the ARDS (Association of Racing Driver Schools) as one of the UK’s foremost race … Read the Rest »