All News: Okayama International Circuit

Loginov, Dolezal Lead iRNC at Halfway Mark

June 20th, 2013 by

The inRacing News Challenge mixed-class series has entered the second half of the season in Week Seven visiting Japan’s Okayama International Circuit for its “long” configuration.  The turnout is always popular at this slick 2.34 mile, eleven turn road course and this week was no different. Last week in Solstice a new leader emerged … Read the Rest »

Hulbert Survives Chaos and Wins At Okayama

June 6th, 2013 by

The fifth week of the Skip Barber Race Series took place at the Okayama International Circuit. The circuit, located in Japan, has formerly hosted such series as Formula One, WTCC and currently hosts SuperGT. The racetrack was opened in 1990, serving as a private circuit for wealthy people. Shortly thereafter, it hosted its first race, … Read the Rest »

Reinkort Victorious at Phillip Island

June 3rd, 2013 by

Last week, the Skip Barber Race Series headed to Phillip Island. The 4.445 kilometers track can certainly make for some intense racing with its high speed corners and long (and curved) straights. The famous Australian track is most likely no stranger to anyone in the racing community. Phillip Island has hosted major series such as … Read the Rest »

Adcock Impresses at Okayama

March 14th, 2013 by

Week Six brought the Skip Barber Race Series to Okayama International Circuit located in Mimasaka, Japan.  The 1.3 mile (2.09 km) “Short” circuit features seven turns, mostly slow and tight. Mastering the tight turns was Jon Tanko (Iberia) setting a 58.700 second lap time as the pole position.  This was a very popular week … 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 »

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 »

iRNC Championship Battles Tighter Than Ever

September 19th, 2012 by

We’re halfway through the first season of the inRacingNews Challenge to feature only Pontiac Solstices and Mazda MX-5 Roadsters, and the championship battles are as close as they’ve ever been. With both series featuring slim advantages at the top, and multiple drivers within 100 points of the lead, there’s a great chance that neither of … 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 »

No Place Like Home

July 2nd, 2012 by

Okayama International Circuit has become somewhat of a second home for the inRacingNews Challenge, as the Pontiac Solstices, SpecRacer Fords and Mazda MX-5 Roadsters of the series have all become mainstays at the Japanese circuit, much as has been the case on the various configurations of Summit Point Raceway.  The iRNC opened the season at … Read the Rest »

iRN Three-fer

June 15th, 2012 by

Back from a three week sabatical, Christopher Leone brings us up to date on all the goings-on in the inRacingNews Challenge . . . Summit Point For the second time in four weeks, Summit Point Raceway played host to the multi-class inRacingNews Challenge. Week Four saw the Pontiac Solstices, Spec Racer Fords, and Mazda MX-5 … Read the Rest »