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A Day with Steve Myers: What Being a Cat-Herder is all about…

December 19th, 2009 by

One of the most well-known personalities behind the scenes at Motorsports Simulations, Steve Myers, has been generous enough to sit down and answer some interesting questions that most of the community would love to hear about. Would like to thank Steve as this would have taken three decades to write, and I know with … Read the Rest »

Pro Road Racing at Sebring: The Fight for the Top 50 Intensifies

December 16th, 2009 by

This week saw the beginning of a run home that features purpose-built road courses exclusively and this was accompanied by an increase in driver numbers. Amongst the extra drivers were the likes of Greger Huttu and Bastien Bartsch, both of whom would star this week for various reasons. Mixed fortunes came for many of the … Read the Rest »

Pro Road Racing at Daytona: 15 weeks on, little has changed

November 24th, 2009 by

The iRacing Pro Series Road Race kicked-off on the Daytona International Speedways road course back on August 4. In that first week the excitement factor was high, as was shown by the fact that eight official races were run by a total of 131 drivers.  Since then, participation has declined due to various reasons like … Read the Rest »

iRacing Pro Series Road Racing: More Fun at another “R-oval”

November 11th, 2009 by

The last few weeks have seen a bit of debate over the worth of what have become known as “R-ovals,” a track that is essentially an oval with some track laid within its infield. Love them or hate them, they have provided some good, close and intense racing. Drivers are also speaking about fatigue at … Read the Rest »

Laguna Seca Pro Road Racing: Some storming drives and some sand storms!

November 2nd, 2009 by

With the latest build for the iRacing software released just days before the commencement of this week’s racing, the addition of smoke, dust, sand, dirt, etc. was always going to add an interesting new element to the racing. Some claimed they saw Lawrence of Arabia sitting up on the sand dunes of Laguna Seca on … Read the Rest »

iPSRR Homestead-Miami: Few Corners Equals Great Racing

October 28th, 2009 by

On first glance the Homestead-Miami Road Course B looks fairly straightforward.  And it is, with drivers only needing to use the brake pedal five times in a lap.  But it found many ways to catch drivers out this week and provided some very exciting racing.  Greger Huttu, Bastien Bartsch and Ilkka Haapala again were notably … Read the Rest »

Pro Road Racing Infineon: Drivers and tyres bust as pressure mounts

October 14th, 2009 by

Last week saw a few drivers put a little bit of pressure on themselves by using it as yet another dropped race.  Five of the top 20 sat out this race, most notably Bastien Bartisch who has not raced since Week Seven and also Greger Huttu who has missed the last 2twoweeks. With Bartisch bombing … Read the Rest »