All News: road course

Commodore’s Garage #22 – Shocks!

March 24th, 2017 by Matt Holden

  If you’ve watched enough racing, there’s a good chance you’ve heard at least one team mention that they’ve got a new “shock package”.  There’s also a good chance that team was either significantly faster or far more terrible than they were on the old shock package.  Shocks have that power in bunches, and a … Read the Rest »

Iivonen Dominates The Glen

December 3rd, 2014 by

Teemu Iivonen scored his first career NASCAR iRacing Pro Series win in absolutely dominating fashion at Watkins Glen International on Tuesday night. The Finn, who also holds a Road Pro license, looked right at home on the road course and led 44 of 45 laps en route to his triumph. After starting on the pole … Read the Rest »

NiS Open Garage – Watkins Glen

August 7th, 2014 by

This week at Watkins Glen we step into unfamiliar territory for most oval drivers, as road courses present a particular set of challenges for both the driver and the crew chief. The NASCAR course at Watkins consists of nine turns (eleven counting each turn in the Inner Loop) varying in altitude, banking and sharpness. The … Read the Rest »

Sandman, van Bussel take WSCS Wins at Interlagos

February 4th, 2014 by

The first week of the newly formed World SportsCar Series, featuring the Riley Daytona Prototype and the RUF C-Spec, started-off with the Interlagos Grand Prix circuit.  A relatively small field of seven prototypes was headed by George Sandman and a larger field of twelve RUFs was headed by Alain Tessler. At the start of … Read the Rest »

Just in Time for the Holidays: Auto Club Speedway and RUFs

December 18th, 2013 by

How do we say Happy Holidays at iRacing?  How about Auto Club Speedway and not one but three different RUFs? With the addition of Auto Club Speedway, iRacers can now own a laser-scanned version of each and every track on the NASCAR Sprint Cup calendar.  We’ve got you covered from Daytona to Dover, Sonoma to … Read the Rest »

Holgate Storms to 16th Street Victory at Sebring, Grabs Championship Lead

November 20th, 2013 by

In a scene eerily similar to the season-opener, this Sunday’s 16th Street Racing League event at Sebring International Raceway ended with one driver coming up short on fuel and another storming to the race victory. This time around it was Panther Racing driver Tim Holgate taking the checkered flag as Ryan Murray had to surrender … Read the Rest »

Self Improvement

June 6th, 2013 by

Road racing was the only form of racing that I knew for the first eight years of my career.  Even though I was an avid NASCAR fan as a kid, always watching the races and playing the video games, I got my start in Karts.  They taught me everything I knew as far as racecraft, … Read the Rest »

GT Competition in the Empire State

April 15th, 2013 by

The iRacing servers during Week 10 did not lack great online racing. However, one of the highlights throughout the week was the incredible side-by-side action put-on by Touring Cars at a familiar venue: Watkins Glen International. The 2.4 mile “Classic” circuit is an incredible example of what American racetracks have to offer. The Grand … Read the Rest »

Oulton Park Thriller

April 9th, 2013 by

In Week 10 at Oulton Park, the top sim-racers in this season’s Mustang Cup turned-up the heat on current points leader and last season’s champion, Dariusz Bielawski, who responded with a thrilling .263s margin of victory over Todd Honczarenko.  Sunday’s race at 22:15 GMT opened with 18 Mustangs on the grid, with Bielawski out … Read the Rest »

Strong Finish

April 17th, 2012 by

With the final checkered flags for 2012 Season One in sight, the drivers of the inRacingNews Challenge are looking to improve on past weeks and finish-out the season strong. But with plenty of online racing left on the schedule, none of the drivers in the Pontiac Solstice, SpecRacer Ford, or Mazda MX-5 Roadster classes will … Read the Rest »