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Disabled Racer with Dreams

August 29th, 2014 by

Aaron Grosskopf was born with cerebral palsy some 24 years ago.  But he’s never let that get in his way.  Ever since he was a young boy, Aaron has dreamed of becoming a race car driver and, since 2012 he has been an iRacer.  And a darned good one at that, with road and oval … Read the Rest »

NASCAR iRacing Series Open Garage: Bristol

August 21st, 2014 by

If you drive north of Knoxville on Highway 81 you will pass a number of small towns. One you just might miss if you blink is Bristol, Tennessee. With a population less than the number of people in attendance at most college football games, it seems an unlikely setting for the fourth largest sports venue … Read the Rest »

Alfalla, Bolton, Luza Share Honours in NiS

August 20th, 2014 by

The NASCAR iRacing Series made its second trip to a road course this season – namely to Watkins Glen International in upstate New York. The 2.4 mile ‘Cup’ configuration contains the Inner Loop section, where drivers struggle to get their cars slowed and turned into the double chicane of a corner – both in qualifying … Read the Rest »

NASCAR iRacing Series Open Garage: Michigan (again)

August 13th, 2014 by

Returning to Michigan International Speedway this week gives us an opportunity to take a look at methods for improving a setup when making a return visit to a track. Rarely — if ever — will a setup be so good that it can be used on every visit to a given track without making minor … Read the Rest »

Conti Conquers Pocono II

August 8th, 2014 by

Pocono Raceway was once again the scene for 7 online races in both the Open and Fixed Series that combine to make – the NASCAR iRacing Series. Last time we visited the Pocono Mountains just inside Pennsylvania, Ryan Lowe got the best of the competition – and with him rolling into Week 21 with a … Read the Rest »

NiS Open Garage – Watkins Glen

August 7th, 2014 by

This week at Watkins Glen we step into unfamiliar territory for most oval drivers, as road courses present a particular set of challenges for both the driver and the crew chief. The NASCAR course at Watkins consists of nine turns (eleven counting each turn in the Inner Loop) varying in altitude, banking and sharpness. The … Read the Rest »

Lowe Ignites Indy

July 31st, 2014 by

After a week’s break from competition, the NASCAR iRacing Series moved to the world renowned Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Week 20 of the championship. The virtual Brickyard plays host to not just the NASCAR iRacing Series – it recently hosted  the 2nd running of the iRacing Indy 500, which was well populated due to unparalleled … Read the Rest »

NASCAR iRacing Series Open Garage: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

July 22nd, 2014 by

This just in: Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a 2.5 mile oval. Long straights and four sharp turns provide the qualities of the high speed speedways with the challenge of setting-up the car for braking and corner rotation which will be key here as corner exit is going to play heavily on the cars’ acceleration going … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Dylan Murcott Part I

July 22nd, 2014 by

An iRacing member since September, 2011, iRacer Dylan Murcott is the definition of a dedicated racer. Whether it is sim racing on ovals, sim racing on road courses, stock cars, open wheel cars or racing in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, Murcott is a racer anytime and anywhere. On iRacing, his statistics are impressive. … Read the Rest »

McCormick & Gilliland Find Success at Daytona/NHMS

July 18th, 2014 by

Week 18 saw a return to Daytona International Speedway in the NASCAR iRacing Series with drivers coming into the week with more experience than they previously had at our last visit to Daytona back in Week 1: better understanding of the car, as well as how to set up the Gen-6 for bump-drafting around its … Read the Rest »