All News: Mitchell deJong


TAG Heuer Joins Porsche Esports Supercup as Title Sponsor

March 24th, 2020 by

Stuttgart. Porsche and iRacing will join forces with TAG Heuer serving as the title sponsor of the “Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Supercup” for the 2020 season. The single-make esports racing championship was initiated by the sportscar manufacturer and iRacing, the leading provider of realistic online racing simulations in 2019. As part of the new sponsorship, … Read the Rest »

VRS Coanda Simsport Takes iRacing 12 Hours of Sebring

March 15th, 2020 by

Continuing its dominance of iRacing special events, VRS Coanda Simsport backed up its top split victory in January’s 24 Hours of Daytona with another victory in the 12 Hours of Sebring on Saturday. This time, it was 24 Hours of Daytona winner Joshua Rogers teaming up with Mack Bakkum to lead 260 of 377 laps … Read the Rest »

VRS Coanda Simsport Wins Biggest iRacing Daytona 24 Ever

January 20th, 2020 by

The VRS Coanda Simsport quartet of Tommy Ostgaard, Josh Rogers, Martin Kronke, and Mitchell deJong proved victorious in the top split of this year’s iRacing 24 Hours of Daytona. The #8 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Daytona Prototype completed 834 laps of the iconic Daytona International Speedway road course, defeating Gresham Wagner, Braden Eves, and Andre Castro … Read the Rest »

iRacing All-Stars: Event Recap

December 16th, 2019 by

WATCH THE REPLAY: CLICK HERE 30 of the world’s best iRacers went head-to-head with unfamiliar cars and tracks in Saturday’s iRacing All-Stars. Here’s how it all went down, as Jack Sedgwick and Mitchell deJong became the inaugural event champions: International Round 1: Dirt Street Stock at Lernerville Speedway iRacing All-Stars kicked off with 12 top … Read the Rest »

Sedgwick, deJong Crowned iRacing All-Stars Champions

December 14th, 2019 by

WATCH THE REPLAY: CLICK HERE Jack Sedgwick and Mitchell deJong earned the title of iRacing All-Stars champions by winning their respective splits of a four-race mad dash on Saturday. The duo, who each earned their way into the event by qualifying for two or more iRacing World Championship Series in 2019, made the most of … Read the Rest »

iRacing All-Stars Entry Lists Revealed

December 11th, 2019 by

Well over 30 of iRacing’s top drivers are expected to compete in Saturday’s iRacing All-Stars, a unique four-discipline event that will see this year’s World Champions and drivers who competed in two or more iRacing World Championships face off in all four license classes. The tentative entry lists for both the international and North American … Read the Rest »

deJong Wins Race, Trogen Clinches Title in Thrustmaster iRX Season Finale at Atlanta

December 2nd, 2019 by

Mitchell deJong earned his fifth win of the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship season, as the series wrapped up where the season started at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday. Sami-Matti Trogen qualified and finished second to wrap up the championship over deJong, last year’s series champion, while Josh Fox returned to the podium in … Read the Rest »

Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Preview: Atlanta

November 29th, 2019 by

Barring a nightmarish season finale, SET Esports’ Sami-Matti Trogen will lock up the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship on Saturday from Atlanta Motor Speedway’s short rallycross layout. Things are looking pretty good for the Finnish driver and real-world RX2 standout. He’s been the points leader for most of the season, having first taken the … Read the Rest »

deJong Extends Thrustmaster iRX Championship Battle With Win in Daytona

November 25th, 2019 by

Mitchell deJong keeps winning the battles, but Sami-Matti Trogen has all but won the war. deJong scored his fourth win of the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship on Saturday from Daytona International Speedway, overcoming a second place starting spot in the first heat to score the win and pole position from the final. From … Read the Rest »

Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Preview: Daytona

November 22nd, 2019 by

All eyes are on SET Esports’ Sami-Matti Trogen as the Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship rolls into its penultimate round of 2019 at Daytona International Speedway. The Finnish driver and real-world RX2 standout for SET Promotion enters Saturday’s event with a chance to lock up the second annual iRX title on the longer rallycross layout … Read the Rest »