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Like a Win

March 25th, 2015 by

Week 4 of the 2015 NASCAR iRacing Series Open keeps us in the West at Auto Club Speedway in sunny California. Auto Club Speedway is one of two 2.0 mile tracks on Sprint Cup series schedule, the other being its Midwestern cousin: Michigan International Speedway. Interestingly enough, although the two tracks race and drive similarly, … Read the Rest »

King & Baird on Top after Japan

September 26th, 2013 by

iRacing.com’s inRacingNews Challenge mixed-class series entered the second half of the season in Week Seven with a visit to Okayama, Japan for its “long” configuration.  The turnout in Japan is always popular at this slick 2.34 mile, eleven turn road course and this week was no different. Last week in Solstice standings a new leader … Read the Rest »

O’Keefe and Brown Claim Charlotte Honors

May 29th, 2013 by

Memorial Day weekend is a time to reflect upon those who served in the military and gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Auto racing also takes the stage on this weekend, as this is considered the biggest weekend in racing. For NASCAR, Memorial Day weekend means a homecoming to Charlotte, North Carolina and the … Read the Rest »

If It’s Week 8 This Must Be Belgium

March 29th, 2013 by

Week Eight brought the iRacing.com Skip Barber Race Series to Circuit Zolder, located in Heusden, Belgium.  The 2.492 mile (4.011 km) features ten turns, including one of the most challenging and dangerous on iRacing, the Turn 5-6 chicane.  It wouldn’t be so difficult if it weren’t for the massive curbs on either side which you … Read the Rest »

Sulzer Sizzles To Victory

February 28th, 2013 by

Week Four brought the iRacing.com Skip Barber Series take to the famous Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps located in Francorchamps, Belgium.  The 4.35 mile (7.00 km), 19 turn circuit is the longest track on the Barber schedule, one pole sitter Norbert Sulzer (DE-AT-CH) lapped at 2:47.422.  Not only famous, but also very popular, Spa saw 903 race … Read the Rest »

Sharman Extends Championship Lead at Laguna

January 8th, 2013 by

Round Ten of the iRacing.com Cadillac Cup brought the Cadillac CTS-Vs to California’s Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.  A total of 664 sim-racers signed up for a race during the week with 188 of them turning a qualifying lap for the week and 143 drivers taking part in the time trial competition.  Although Dylan Sharman currently … Read the Rest »

Movin’ on Up

April 23rd, 2012 by

Charlotte Motor Speedway hosts two rounds of the inRacingNews Challenge during 2012 Season 1: the fifth and the 11th. The latter, the penultimate round of the schedule, saw drivers in all three classes – Pontiac Solstice, SpecRacer Ford, and Mazda MX-5 Roadster – attempting to post a strong week in order to throw out a … Read the Rest »

Movin' on Up

April 23rd, 2012 by

Charlotte Motor Speedway hosts two rounds of the inRacingNews Challenge during 2012 Season 1: the fifth and the 11th. The latter, the penultimate round of the schedule, saw drivers in all three classes – Pontiac Solstice, SpecRacer Ford, and Mazda MX-5 Roadster – attempting to post a strong week in order to throw out a … Read the Rest »

Lime Rock with a Twist

October 13th, 2011 by

Season Three of the 2011 inRacingNews Challenge hit its three-quarters point with Week 9 at Connecticut’s historic Lime Rock Park.  However this was Lime Rock with a twist, rather a chicane, as the Pontiac Solstice and SpecRacer Ford sim racers used  the chicane layout during their week in the valley of the virtual Housatonic. In … Read the Rest »