All News: New Tire Model

Purcell Starts-Off Hot

November 8th, 2011 by

For Week 1 of Season 4, the Street Stock Series traveled up north to South Boston Speedway. This tight 4/10th mile oval is known for tight racing and trading paint. Sim racers looked to start-off the season right in their efforts to dethrone three-time champion Nick Ottinger (Carolina). This week would be an interesting … Read the Rest »

Radical Racing Challenge ROARs into action for Season 4

November 7th, 2011 by

The buzz around iRacing these days seems to be all about the New Tire Model, but the Radical Racing Challenge series has quietly been drawing its share of attention, with attendance for Week 1 of Season 4 showing roughly a 93% increase in participation over Week 1 of Season 3.  While others are struggling to … Read the Rest »

No Pain, No Gain

November 7th, 2011 by

No Pain, No gain. Sounds like the title of an article in Runner’s or Fitness magazines. But it also applies to just about any form of motorsports when there’s a significant change in the regulations or a major advance in technology. IZOD IndyCar Series competitors are currently poised to begin testing brand new cars for … Read the Rest »

New Tracks, New Features Highlight Season 4 Release

November 3rd, 2011 by

The addition of Oulton Park and Kentucky Speedway, together with a host of new features and infrastructure improvements, highlight’s 2011 Season 4 release. An integral part of the fabric of the British racing scene for more than half a century, Oulton Park boasts eight different configurations, including the 2.8 mile, 12 turn International Circuit, … Read the Rest »

The State of Sim Racing

August 19th, 2011 by

I was cleaning out my office a few days ago and under the mounds of paperwork an old memory was revived.  I found my collection of old racing games and simulators from years ago.  I flipped through the pages of some of the manuals and read the system requirements and kind of chuckled.  Back in … Read the Rest »

Radical Changes For the Radical SR8 in Season 3

August 9th, 2011 by

Sometimes when big news hits the smaller news tidbits get lost in the shuffle, and that seems to be the case for iRacing’s Radical SR8, which has been overshadowed by the recent “big news” of the iRacing 2.0 roll-out.  With all the hoopla over the New Tire Model and the introduction of the new Ford … Read the Rest »

iRacing 2.0 Debuts in 2011 Season 3

July 29th, 2011 by

iRacing 2.0, the most significant new build in iRacing history, is here in time for 2011 Season 3.   Brimming with new features and content, iRacing 2.0 truly represents the dawn of a new era for iRacing. Topping the list, of course, is the new tire model.  Years in the making, the NTM’s remarkably authentic performance … Read the Rest »