All News: Radical SR8

Saturday International Radical Showdown Week 7

September 17th, 2012 by

Saturday International Radical Showdown (SIRS) is a weekly race run in the Radical Racing Challenge series using official sessions and points, and includes a mini championship with a cash prize. Started as an initiative to co-ordinate off-peak racing for AUS/NZ racers, plus a strong EU contingent and as many US racers who can attend, … Read the Rest »

700 and Counting

January 7th, 2012 by

From the undulations of Mosport Park to the new challenges of Oulton Park a record number of drivers have taken to the tracks in iRacing’s Radical Racing Challenge during a season which has seen the V8-powered Class C car’s popularity soar. This popularity has seen 700 drivers take part in events, the first time ever … Read the Rest »

Van Buren Victorious in British Road Racing Tournament

November 23rd, 2011 by

Rudy van Buren topped an international field of sim racers in iRacing’s first British Road Racing Tournament, held on November 21/22 and featuring the Radical SR8 at Oulton Park.   Winner of one of last night’s four semi-finals, Van Buren started from pole position in the final and led all 15 laps to come home 1.662s … Read the Rest »

A Radical start to the season…

November 8th, 2011 by

One week into 2011 Season4 of the Radical Racing Challenge and jaws are having to be scraped off virtual cockpit floors as sights, not seen before, surprised series regulars.  Last season bore witness to the second highest number of drivers ever in the series, but this season, opening at the popular Watkins Glen circuit has … 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 »

iRacer Profile – Kimmo Suominen

October 29th, 2011 by

For a guy whose favorite quote reads “all good things must come to an end. Preferably in a humongous explosion,” Kimmo Suominen enjoyed a particularly “un-volatile” 2011 Season 3.  No surprise, really, given his safety rating of 4.80 and iRating of 6812.  Given those impressive mumbers, it’s also no surprise the resident of Salo, Finland … Read the Rest »

Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Calculators

July 1st, 2011 by

Throughout the Brand Hatch paddock, pilots try to figure out where they really stand. The sudden need for research and calculators is because this week, the ninth in 2011 Season2 of the Prototype GT Challenge, is the first where dropped scores count. From now to the end of the season, drivers compete with other … Read the Rest »

And Still More Choices

August 6th, 2010 by

Hot on the heels of my overview of the Class D and C road racing series, I’d like to offer my thoughts on their B and A counterparts.  If none of the previous series is quite your style, hopefully this article will help you find something more to your liking. iRacing GT Challenge 2010 Season … Read the Rest »

iRacing Kicks off Multi-Class Sim-Racing Series

May 20th, 2010 by

The wait is finally over. Mixed class sim-racing made a grand entrance into’s official racing series with the combining of the Riley Mk XX Daytona Prototype and the Radical SR8 to form the Prototype Challenge (iPC). The wildly popular decision was welcomed by almost all members interested in online road racing. The overall … Read the Rest »