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Ruggier Keeps Title Hopes Alive

April 18th, 2013 by

Round 11 of the iRacing.com V8 Supercar Series headed to Lime Rock Park for the first time in a few years. The championship had a new leader coming into New England with Madison Down leading Justin Ruggier by 44 points with Joshua Muggleton still in the hunt just a few points behind Ruggier. Ruggier couldn’t … Read the Rest »

Sim-Racers Race to Reality

April 10th, 2013 by

Call it sim-racing’s version of Australian Idol or Australia’s Got Talent, Race to Reality will enable one very talented – and fortunate – sim-racer to secure a ride in a very real race car in an Aussie Racing Cars Series event.  Valued at $12,000 (Au), the prize includes flights, accommodation, driver training, track practice day, … Read the Rest »

Practice on Sunday, Sell on Monday

February 22nd, 2013 by

Forget the old adage Win on Sunday, Sell on Monday.  iRacer Richard Brown has never won an online race in a Cadillac CTS-V.  In fact, he’s never so much as started a race in the iRacing.com Cadillac Cup.   But that didn’t stop him from buying a Cadillac CTS-V Coupe from Kelly Grimsley Auto Group in … Read the Rest »

You Only Brake Twice!

December 15th, 2012 by

It’s been a while since my last post and those of you who read it will know that I’ve recently moved into a new house. All I can say on the matter is that if an estate agent (realtor for you US guys) says any of the following phrases to you…. run! Run for your … Read the Rest »

A Beginner's Guide to the Art of (i)Racing

November 15th, 2012 by

So you’ve always wanted to be a racing driver, you’ve decided to turn your back on arcade games and concentrate on one of the most inexpensive forms of full-on motorsport: iRacing.com.  But you’ve never raced against other sim-racers before. The question running around your head, therefore, is just when should you actually line-up on a … Read the Rest »

A Beginner’s Guide to the Art of (i)Racing

November 15th, 2012 by

So you’ve always wanted to be a racing driver, you’ve decided to turn your back on arcade games and concentrate on one of the most inexpensive forms of full-on motorsport: iRacing.com.  But you’ve never raced against other sim-racers before. The question running around your head, therefore, is just when should you actually line-up on a … Read the Rest »

Roselli, Gelink Crowned 2012 Premier GRAND-AM Champions

September 26th, 2012 by

A visit to Lime Rock Park for the tenth and final round of Premier Grand-Am iRacing.com Online Sports Car Series last weekend heralded the crowning of two champions in the mixed class online racing series: Anthony Roselli (Daytona Prototypes) and Dave Gelink (Mustang FR500S).  With nearly $3500 in total prize money on the line, this … Read the Rest »

A Blast at the Glen

September 11th, 2012 by

It is a five hour drive from my home near Lime Rock to Watkins Glen and, although I left Connecticut in perfect weather early on Thursday morning, as I neared the famous Finger Lakes clouds rolled-in.  Sure enough, by the time I was supposed to take my first practice laps on the track there was … Read the Rest »

Barber Trims SpecRacer Ford Attendance

August 28th, 2012 by

The 2.38 mile / 3.83 km Barber Motorsports Park complex near Birmingham, Alabama produced some outstanding on-track action for the SpecRacer Fords during Week 3 of the schedule. But despite the fact that, attendance numbers-ended up being down a bit, with only 260 SRFs showing-up to race. Barber appears less frequently than many other tracks … Read the Rest »

iRN Three-fer

June 15th, 2012 by

Back from a three week sabatical, Christopher Leone brings us up to date on all the goings-on in the inRacingNews Challenge . . . Summit Point For the second time in four weeks, Summit Point Raceway played host to the multi-class inRacingNews Challenge. Week Four saw the Pontiac Solstices, Spec Racer Fords, and Mazda MX-5 … Read the Rest »