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Prototype & GT Challenge Week 12: Road Atlanta

October 29th, 2013 by

The twelth and final round of the Prototype and GT Challenge series came to the famous Road Atlanta circuit in Braselton, Georgia.  Site of the annual Petit Le Mans, the 2.54 mile (4.08 km) circuit is twisty, and extremely unforgiving, especially The Esses. Drivers Paul Ilbrink, WIlliam Levesque and Roope Turkkila had the HPD, … Read the Rest »

Prototype & GT Challenge Week Nine: Spa

October 5th, 2013 by

The ninth round of the Prototype and GT Challenge series was full of great online racing as the cars attacked Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps for the full 45 minute duration.  The 4.35 mile (7.00 km) circuit hosts a number of series and events including Formula One, World Endurance Championship and the always popular 24 Hours … Read the Rest »

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 »

Barber Trims SpecRacer Ford Attendance

August 28th, 2012 by

The 2.38 mile / 3.83 km Barber Motorsports Park complex near Birmingham, Alabama produced some outstanding on-track action for the SpecRacer Fords during Week 3 of the schedule. But despite the fact that, attendance numbers-ended up being down a bit, with only 260 SRFs showing-up to race. Barber appears less frequently than many other tracks … Read the Rest »

Flying Finns Invade SRFord Challenge at Brands Hatch

August 17th, 2012 by

The SpecRacer Ford Challenge sailed across the pond to Kent, England, to visit the famous Brands Hatch GP course for Week 2.  This marked the first official visit to Brands for the series, and the track proved to be particularly well-suited for the SpecRacer Ford. Unlike Watkins Glen, though, Brands Hatch is one of those … Read the Rest »