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And the winner is…!

October 30th, 2014 by

Important note: This final article was possible thanks to the community efforts. Thank you all! After 12 weeks of battle, the Classic Lotus Grand Prix has finally come to a conclusion. Once more, the CTC community can see a new reigning champion driver, as well a new champion team. This is what happened at Phillip … Read the Rest »

Who will be CTC Champion?

October 14th, 2014 by

The CTC has finally reached the last week of official racing. Australia’s Phillip Island is the last stage and will finally define who’s the winner and who’s not. Until now, 244 simracers have taken part in some race or all of them, through Season 3, showing a good number of participants for the Classic series, … Read the Rest »

Linnaluoto Wins (again) at Dramatic Brands Hatch

October 6th, 2014 by

The second half of the Classic Lotus Grand Prix Season 3 seems to be dominated by a Finnish simracer. With 18 starts  to his credit heading into Week Eight, Tapani Linnaluoto had won six races – three of them SoF races – and achieved 17 top fives and nine poles. He also leads the championship, … Read the Rest »

Linnaluoto wins for Ferrari at Mid-Ohio

October 2nd, 2014 by

Week Seven of the Classic Teams Championship took place at  the Mid-Ohio Sports Cars Course. The fourth American track on the schedule evoked different opinions from  CTC regulars, being a case of love or hate. Eight official races took place, with 78 different simracers participating in at least one of them. Among them, only six … Read the Rest »

Classic New Venue for Classic Drivers

September 22nd, 2014 by

The sixth week for the Classic Team Championship in 2014rought the sim racers to Donington Park, a classic track that arrived one the service one and a half month ago, bringing new challenges and fulfilling the wishes of many. The virtual replica of the famous European race track was probably one of the biggest achievements … Read the Rest »

The Top, Back in Black

September 15th, 2014 by

Brazilian portuguese version below Sebring was the fifth race on the schedule of the Classic Lotus Grand Prix for 2014 Season 3. Like last week’s venue (Canadian Tire Motorsports Park), Sebring is a fast and very bumpy track – if not moreso – but less popular. The fact is, Sebring does not like ground effect … Read the Rest »

Imitation of Life

September 8th, 2014 by

Every time a sim racer starts up his/her wheel, we expect to have a software experience that mimics real-life racing. However, sim racers try their absolute hardest to find the loopholes and gaps in the given software to find the extra tenth of a second they need. Whether it be from setups, track lines, or … Read the Rest »

Anreus Cops Chaotic Canadian CTC

September 5th, 2014 by

Brazilian Portuguese version below Week Four has arrived and the Classic Lotus Grand Prix was at the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, better known as “Mosport”. The circuit is one of the few on the schedule that was actually a fixture on the real Formula 1 ’70s era calendar, and is one of the favorites tracks … Read the Rest »

Here Comes a New Challenger

August 27th, 2014 by

Brazilian portuguese translation below The Circuit of the Americas, one of the newest tracks on the service, was the third stage of the 2014 Season 3 Classic Lotus Grand Prix schedule. It was interesting to see the contrast between classic and modern during the week that had only eight official races and six different winners: … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Matt Pawelski

August 25th, 2014 by

With 51 career oval and 40 career road victories, Pennsylvanian iRacer Matt Pawelski is a contender every time he hits the racetrack. That’s nothing new.  He joine iRacing on March 11th in 2011 and, two days later, found himself sitting in virtual victory lane with his Legends car at Lanier National Speedway. Eleven months later, … Read the Rest »