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Simon Pagenaud Goes Back-to-Back in IndyCar iRacing Challenge With Motegi Win

April 19th, 2020 by

For the second week in a row, Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud played pit strategy perfectly and took advantage of misfortunate for teammate Will Power to take the checkered flag in the Firestone 175, the fourth race of the IndyCar iRacing Challenge and a virtual return to Twin Ring Motegi’s oval for the series for the … Read the Rest »

NTT INDYCAR SERIES STARS SET FOR INDYCAR IRACING CHALLENGE

March 26th, 2020 by NTT IndyCar Series

A full field of NTT INDYCAR SERIES drivers, including reigning series champion Josef Newgarden and 2019 Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud, is set to compete virtually in the inaugural INDYCAR iRacing Challenge on Saturday beginning at 4 p.m. ET. The entry list represents 15 different teams or organizations currently competing in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES … Read the Rest »

iRacers Driven2Save Lives in the Indianapolis 500

May 25th, 2016 by David Phillips

It’s hardly breaking news that iRacing.com is a useful – and fun – way for professional race drivers to practice their craft away from the track.  Just ask Simon Pagenaud, Will Power, Oriol Servia, Stefan Wilson and a host of other iRacers set to compete in the 100th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. But there’s more … Read the Rest »

IndyCar Reality Check: Phoenix

April 7th, 2016 by Jared DePouw

There are lessons aplenty to be gleaned from the Verizon IndyCar Series’ recent return to Phoenix International Raceway.  Most of all the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix stressed the importance of building a quality setup in order to maximize the two things in abundance at ZoomTown, USA: speed and grip. At 1.022 miles in length, … Read the Rest »

Pagenaud Returns for Mid-Ohio Sim Race

November 4th, 2015 by

As the official Verizon IndyCar Sim-Racing League powered by iRacing.com and RACER arrived at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Tuesday night, so too did IndyCar star and Team Penske driver Simon Pagenaud along with Indy Lights driver, Kyle Kaiser. As qualifying for the 45-lap sim race got underway, it was Alex Simpson taking pole … Read the Rest »

iRacing League to Pit INDYCAR Pros, Amateurs in Virtual Season

October 13th, 2015 by

  Racers can never get enough racing. That’s the impetus behind the new Verizon IndyCar Series simulated racing league, a collaborative effort among INDYCAR, iRacing and RACER magazine to establish a top-notch online racing game with professionals from the Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy competing alongside invited standout amateur virtual racers. The … Read the Rest »

IndyCar Reality Check: The Milwaukee Mile

July 17th, 2015 by

Built in 1903 and located on the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, The Milwaukee Mile is the oldest motor speedway in the United States and is home to the second shortest track on the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule. At 1.015mi in length and only 9.25° of banking in the corners, Milwaukee is one of the most difficult … Read the Rest »

iRacers at Indianapolis

May 24th, 2014 by David Phillips

Ed Carpenter, Will Power, Simon Pagenaud, Josef Newgarden, JR Hildebrand, Justin Wilson, Oriol Servia, James Davison, Martin Plowman and Sage Karam aren’t the only iRacers at the Indianapolis 500. Thursday evening found an enthusiastic collection of two dozen iRacers including Todd and Cary Bettenhausen – and iRacingNews contributor/karaoke king Wil Vincent – gathering for a … Read the Rest »

iRacers Storm Mid-Ohio Honda IndyCar 200

August 7th, 2012 by

No, we’re not talking about Will Power, Simon Pagenaud, Justin Wilson, JR Hildebrand, Josef Newgarden, Simona de Silvestro, Oriol Servia and Ed Carpenter.   We’re talking about “Camp Bettenhausen” and the iRacing cheering section atop the spectator mound in the Keyhole for Sunday’s  Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  One of the highlights … Read the Rest »

Up 'n Comers

July 11th, 2012 by

Hi everyone! Just wanted to introduce myself as a new contributor for inRacingNews. Over the next couple of months I’ll be covering up and coming drivers from the road and oval side of iRacing. I’m not going to just write about people with the most wins or anything like that, but how they give back … Read the Rest »