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Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Preview: Atlanta

November 29th, 2019 by

Barring a nightmarish season finale, SET Esports’ Sami-Matti Trogen will lock up the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship on Saturday from Atlanta Motor Speedway’s short rallycross layout. Things are looking pretty good for the Finnish driver and real-world RX2 standout. He’s been the points leader for most of the season, having first taken the … Read the Rest »

Joni Heikkinen Returns to Winner’s Circle in Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross at Sonoma

November 17th, 2019 by

SET Esports’ Joni Heikkinen made his long-awaited return to the top step of the podium in Saturday’s Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship action from Sonoma Raceway. The Finnish driver, whose last series victory came at this same track last year, held off a spirited challenge from teammate and points leader Sami-Matti Trogen for the second … Read the Rest »

Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Preview: Sonoma

November 15th, 2019 by

With just three rounds remaining in the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship season, including Saturday’s return to Sonoma Raceway in the only repeat track layout of the season, this year’s title hunt comes down to a numbers game. Defending iRX champion Mitchell deJong may have missed two races, but with three wins—including the last … Read the Rest »

Yohann Harth Wins Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship at Sonoma

October 21st, 2019 by

France’s Yohann Harth made it three winners in three rounds to start the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship, taking the checkered flag in Saturday’s visit to Sonoma Raceway. It was the second career iRX victory for the ART Subaru Winter Experience driver, who was joined on the podium by teammate Jon Robertson in third … Read the Rest »

Mitchell deJong Returns to Top Step of Thrustmaster iRX Podium at Daytona

October 14th, 2019 by

Returning to the winning ways that brought him last year’s inaugural series title, Coanda Simsport’s Mitchell deJong scored Saturday’s victory from Daytona International Speedway in the second round of the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship. The real-world rallycross champion first won his heat, and then took the main event victory by 2.631 seconds over … Read the Rest »

Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Preview: Daytona

October 11th, 2019 by

The Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship season opener from Atlanta Motor Speedway did plenty to establish the drivers to watch in the 2019 season. This weekend, we’ll get to see if anyone else can add their name to the list as the series returns to Daytona International Speedway on its shorter rallycross layout. Subaru drivers … Read the Rest »

SET Esports makes history with debut iRX victory and double-podium at Atlanta

October 7th, 2019 by

SET Esports made history in the first round of the iRacing Rallycross World Championship at Atlanta Motor Speedway (October 5) by claiming victory and a double-podium to get the nine-round campaign underway. Racing a trio of Subaru WRX STI rallycross Supercars in the 26-car field, SET Esports drivers Sami-Matti Trogen, Joni Heikkinen and Tommi Hallman … Read the Rest »

SET Esports Launches Three-Car Thrustmaster iRX World Championship Squad

October 5th, 2019 by

The new SET Esports team has revealed its three drivers’ liveries for the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship. Reigning iRX vice-champion Joni Heikkinen, real world rallycross star Sami-Matti Trogen and fellow rallycross driver Tommi Hallman will drive Subaru WRX STIs in iRX this year, all running the same sharp base livery, with different personal … Read the Rest »

New-Look Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Kicks Off Saturday

October 4th, 2019 by

For the second consecutive year, iRacing Rallycross will stage a World Championship in 2019, kicking off this Saturday with the debut of Atlanta Motor Speedway on the circuit. With new title sponsor Thrustmaster on board, a $25,000 purse on the line, and increased involvement from real-world teams, this year’s championship should be one for the … Read the Rest »