All News: Lucas Oil Raceway


2020 iRacing Rallycross World Championship Schedule Released

August 31st, 2020 by

The 2020 iRacing Rallycross World Championship will kick off on September 26, with nine race events on some of iRacing’s premier rallycross circuits. The new schedule will include two visits to Hell Lankebanen, iRacing’s newest rallycross course, as well as return visits to many of last season’s premier tracks. The championship will conclude on December … Read the Rest »

eNASCAR IGNITE Weekly: July 11, 2019

July 11th, 2019 by

For eight weeks, the top youth drivers on iRacing will battle it out in Legends cars for a chance to make the eNASCAR IGNITE Series playoffs. Taking on a mix of the top short ovals and road courses on the service, only 50 will have a chance to move on to the playoffs and compete … Read the Rest »

Thrustmaster to Become Title Sponsor of iRacing Rallycross World Championship

June 27th, 2019 by

BEDFORD, MA (June 27, 2019) – iRacing and Thrustmaster are pleased to announce the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship, kicking off this October. The nine-race championship will see two dozen of the world’s best iRacers battle for a $25,000 prize pool on some of the top rallycross tracks on iRacing. “We can’t wait for … Read the Rest »

eNASCAR™ IGNITE Series Second Season Launches This Week

June 13th, 2019 by

BEDFORD, MA (June 13, 2019) – The eNASCAR IGNITE Series™, iRacing and NASCAR’s online racing series devoted exclusively to youth participants, will return for its second season on Thursday, June 13. The 13-race season will feature some of the best young racers, ages 13-16, competing in mixed race formats in two different classes of vehicles … Read the Rest »

60+ Racing Adventures Round 3: Lucas Oil Raceway

June 29th, 2017 by Wayne Strout

The 3rd Round of the 60+ Racing Adventures League for drivers age 60 and older ran Wednesday, 6/28 at Lucas Oil Raceway (aka Indianapolis Raceway Park, aka IRP) featuring the Pro Mazda. 19 drivers qualified for the first sim racing session with most breaking below the 19.0 second lap mark. All cars ran an “assymetrical” … Read the Rest »

60+ Racing Adventures Round 2: Monza

June 26th, 2017 by Wayne Strout

The 2nd Round of the 60+ Racing Adventures League for drivers age 60 and older ran at Monza on the Grand Prix layout, featuring the Pro Mazda. 29 sim racers qualified for the first session with several drivers breaking below the 1:50 lap mark. If the first two rounds of the season at Watkins Glen … Read the Rest »

Mikes Scores Retro Series Victory at Michigan

February 13th, 2017 by Patrick Taylor

During the inaugural Lionheart Retro Series race two weeks ago at Homestead, Bob Mikes led 19 laps and seemed well-positioned to contend for the win. However, he didn’t take care of his tires and soon found himself dropping back, eventually finishing eighth. Mikes learned from his mistakes this week and got to the front when … Read the Rest »

Short Track Simulation: It’s here, and the best are doing it

July 8th, 2015 by

 (The following in an excerpt from a Circle Track magazine article on Ty Majeski and the role iRacing has played — and continues to play — in his career.  Click here to read the complete story – Ed) Aspiring superstar racers perked up when they heard the news of Denny Hamlin in 2006. Hamlin credited … Read the Rest »

Star Mazda Reality Check: Lucas Oil Raceway

May 26th, 2015 by

One of only two oval tracks on the Pro Mazda schedule, Lucas Oil Raceway combines short track oval racing with the excitement of Indianapolis, especially in May. Located about 20 minutes from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Lucas Oil Raceway (formerly Indianapolis Raceway Park) features an 11/16ths mile oval with a modest 12 degrees of banking. … Read the Rest »

Gooden’s Tactical Success

May 11th, 2015 by

The Pro Mazdas headed to the second and final part of their Japanese tour by taking a week to race at the Suzuka International Racing Course. 14 drivers headed out to the 18 turn, 5.807km circuit to compete in Week 7 of the season. Once again many familiar names took to the grid, with Wyatt … Read the Rest »