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Cedrati, Dolezal Win Final inRacingNews Challenge Titles Of 2012

January 31st, 2013 by

The inRacingNews Challenge may be a rookie-level road racing championship, but that doesn’t mean its championship battles aren’t enthralling. In fact, the Pontiac Solstice and Mazda MX-5 Roadster title battles proved as interesting as they’ve ever been in the class’s nine season history. In Solstice, Niccolò Cedrati won a hard-fought championship fight, posting 1215 points … Read the Rest »

Multi-Class Racin!

January 29th, 2013 by

After a week or so of battling with the snow, I thought it was about time to post another blog entry. It never ceases to amaze me how inept we – the United Kingdom – are at dealing with a dash of adverse weather. In the winter it rains – we get flooding. If it … Read the Rest »

Cedrati, Hughson Lead inRacingNews Challenge Into Final Two Weeks

January 21st, 2013 by

Weeks Nine and 10 of the inRacingNews Challenge schedule saw a return to two series mainstays—Charlotte Motor Speedway and Summit Point Raceway, the latter using the fourth of four layouts on the season. The late season battles at both tracks have set up a close fight for championships in both the Pontiac Solstice and Mazda … Read the Rest »

iRNC Points Battle Takes Shape in Okayama, Summit Point

January 4th, 2013 by

Through eight weeks of this run of the inRacingNews Challenge—enough for most drivers to accumulate a full slate of championship points—a pair of familiar faces rank atop the standings. Chris Hughson leads the Mazda MX-5 Roadster class with 1036 points, 97 ahead of second-place Joseph Pisciotta III. He extended his lead by scoring 147 points, … Read the Rest »

iRNC Championship Battle Tightens as Hughson Pursues Dual Championships

December 17th, 2012 by

Lime Rock Park and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca hosted the past two race weeks for the inRacingNews Challenge, the fifth and sixth of the season, respectively. With eight of 12 weeks counting towards the championship, both Mazda MX-5 and Pontiac Solstice drivers are nearing what will likely be their final points totals for the season. … Read the Rest »

Hughson, Cedrati Lead iRNC Standings Through Four Weeks

November 30th, 2012 by

A third of the way through the final 2012 season of the inRacingNews Challenge, two familiar names are on top of the standings—Chris Hughson in the Mazda MX-5 Roadster and Niccolo Cedrati in the Pontiac Solstice. After Weeks Three and Four at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Summit Point’s short configuration, respectively, the two drivers possess … Read the Rest »

Familiar Faces Lead Early Standings in inRacingNews Challenge

November 17th, 2012 by

Through two weeks of Season Four of the 2012 inRacingNews Challenge, two familiar names from last season have taken their place atop the standings in the Mazda MX-5 Roadster and Pontiac Solstice classes. But with many familiar names currently in the championship battle, and some new faces already challenging for supremacy, it seems clear already … Read the Rest »

Velkov, Alonso Crowned New iRNC Champions

October 30th, 2012 by

Season Three of the 2012 inRacingNews Challenge is now in the books, and in the first year of competition without the Spec Racer Ford class, we’ve crowned two new champions. Pontiac Solstice driver Peter Velkov won that class’s title with 1105 points, over 100 points more than closest competitors and longtime iRNC competitors Niccolo Cedrati, … Read the Rest »

inRacingNews Challenge Closes In On Conclusion To Season

October 19th, 2012 by

There’s only one week left in the third season of the 2012 inRacingNews Challenge, after the Pontiac Solstices and Mazda MX-5 Roadsters competed at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Summit Point Raceway, and Lime Rock Park’s chicane layout over the past two weeks. And while the past few weeks have served to space out one championship, the … Read the Rest »

iRNC Championship Battles Take On Distinctive Characters

October 2nd, 2012 by

With eight weeks of this season of the inRacingNews Challenge complete, the battles for the two class championships have taken on completely different characters. While the Mazda MX-5 Roadster championship battle is down to a 19-point margin between leader Chris Hughson and second-place Christoph Schon, Peter Velkov has extended an 85-point lead in the Pontiac … Read the Rest »