All News: simon-pagenaud

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 »

In Name Only

April 30th, 2012 by

It’s misleading at best, grossly unfair at worst, to call Simon Pagenaud a rookie in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series.  After all, the soft-spoken Frenchman raced the full Champ Car World Series as teammate to Will Power in ‘07.  He also impressed as a pinch-hitter in the IZOD IndyCar Series last year, stepping-in for the … Read the Rest »

Pagenaud a winner from South Boston to Spa

May 10th, 2010 by

Simon Pagenaud completed a unique double yesterday, becoming the first driver to ever win a Legends Cup race at South Boston Speedway and the Le Mans Series Spa 1000kms in the same season. Pagenaud, an iRacer since last August, scored his Legends Cup sim racing win at South Boston in February.  Yesterday, he teamed with … Read the Rest »

Type A Race Debrief

November 8th, 2009 by

I’m a Type B personality. I don’t over-plan my vacations, I don’t make lists, I let things happen. But I concede that there are advantages to the type A personality – not forgetting to pick up things at the grocery store, not scrambling to deal with a lack of available hotel rooms, etc., so I’ve … Read the Rest »

Virtually Indy

September 4th, 2009 by

It didn’t take long for Indy car drivers past, present and future to get their hands on iRacing’s virtual Dallara IndyCar or the Indianapolis Motor Speedway at Infineon Raceway last month.  Even before the August 22nd announcement of’s partnership with the IndyCar Series, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Dallara Automobili, Justin Wilson took a development version of the Dallara out for a few laps around the Brickyard. Wilson remarked on the authenticity of the experience even before he left the virtual pits