All News: Mazda MX-5

iRacer Profile: Justin Hamilton

August 18th, 2012 by

Justin Hamilton’s learning curve on iRacing has been a steep one.  Since joining iRacing in January, he’s made steady – and rapid – progress up the charts, particularly with his Mazda MX-5 in Nvidia Cup competition.  A credible but “distant” 66th place finisher in S2, he moved up to P17 in Season 2B on the … Read the Rest »

Season 3 Rookie Series Shake-Ups

August 6th, 2012 by

The Season 3 schedule features some significant shake-ups for the Rookie and Advanced Rookie series, with one car leaving the inRacingNews Challenge Advanced Rookie road racing series, a shift in license level restrictions for the entry-level Mazda Cup and Street Stock Rookie series on both the Road and Oval sides, and cars that were … Read the Rest »

Mazda MX-5 Cup Track Guide: Okayama International Circuit (Short Course)

August 2nd, 2012 by

What’s that? A track guide for the Mazda MX-5 Cup? That’s right guys and gals, when David Phillips asked me if I could put something together for the Mazda MX-5 Cup series I thought, why the heck not? So, this week I’m gonna give you lucky folks a corner by corner guide to getting round … Read the Rest »

iRNC Crowns Three New Champions

July 31st, 2012 by

The seventh season of the inRacingNews Challenge is now in the books, with three new champions crowned: Bryan J. Miller in the Pontiac Solstice class, Chris Hughson in Spec Racer Ford, and Daniel Schon in the Mazda MX-5 Roadster. Miller was the fastest driver in Solstice week in and week out, totaling 1209 points in … Read the Rest »

SpecRacer Ford “Graduates” for Season 3

July 30th, 2012 by

The Season 3 iRacing schedule brings something old back into the fold again as the SpecRacer Ford Challenge series re-emerges as the newest and most affordable series at the D-Class license level. Long-time iRacers may remember the SpecRacer Ford Challenge as the Advanced Rookie series prior to the formation of the current inRacingNews Challenge.  The … Read the Rest »

Taming Jefferson

May 24th, 2012 by

Summit Point Raceway is one of the more identifiable locations for inRacingNews Challenge competitors, as the series’ Pontiac Solstices, Spec RacerFords, and Mazda MX-5 Roadsters attempt to tame its various layouts several times each season. Week Two of 2012 Season Two featured the first Summit Point visit of the schedule, a slate of 20-lap races … Read the Rest »

Charlotte Show

March 14th, 2012 by

The fifth round on the inRacingNews Challenge schedule unfolded on Charlotte Motor Speedway’s 12 turn, 2.25 mile road course. While sports car racing might be the last thing that you’d expect from a track renowned for its stock car events, the Pontiac Solstice and SpecRacer Fords of the iRNC have never failed to put on … Read the Rest »

Points at a Premium

March 1st, 2012 by

Week Three of the first 2012 season of the inRacingNews Challenge saw the three-class series visit Summit Point Raceway for the second time of four on the schedule. Using the Jefferson course, sim racers in Pontiac Solstices, Spec Racer Fords, and now Mazda MX-5 Roadsters would try to best each other and establish their championship … Read the Rest »

Triple the Fun

February 10th, 2012 by

For the sixth consecutive season, the inRacingNews Challenge features multi-class championship racing between Pontiac Solstices and SpecRacer Fords. But with the dawn of a new year of online racing comes the introduction of a new car as well – the Mazda MX-5 Roadster, which has immediately attracted some of the biggest names in the iRNC. … Read the Rest »

Coomans Doubles his (NVIDIA Cup) Pleasure

October 27th, 2011 by

While Kelvin van der Linde scored his first overall victory of 2011 Season 3c at Okayama International Circuit, it was Jan Coomans who took away his second consecutive championship in the NVIDIA Cup. While this is Coomans’ second straight title, he has finished in the top two spots in the last four seasons, solidifying Coomans … Read the Rest »