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Pre-Season Testing Comes to iRacing

January 12th, 2015 by

iRacing’s First 24 Hour Race Set for January 17-18 Like their counterparts in the Tudor United SportsCar Series participating in last week’s “Roar Before the 24,” iRacers are invited to take part in a pre-season test on January 17-18 in preparation for the iRacing 24 Hours of Daytona, the opening round of the 2015 Road … Read the Rest »

iRacing’s Driver Swap: A New Era in Sim Racing

October 22nd, 2014 by

iRacing ushered-in a new era in sim racing and racing games today with the release of its Driver Swap team racing feature. The first of its kind feature allows the 50,000+ iRacers around the world to team-up with multiple numbers of fellow iRacers to share driving duties and a myriad of other roles on a … Read the Rest »

Coanda SimSport at SimRacing Expo 2014

September 26th, 2014 by

The successful new sim racing team — Coanda SimSport — descended on the Nürburgring last weekend for the SimRacing Expo 2014 . . . not to mention the iRacing Nürburgring 1000 round of the Blancpain Sprint Series. Organized by Marc Hennerici, from the ADAC Mittelrhein e.V., the Simracing Expo was the first of its kind, … Read the Rest »

The Nürburgring is Coming to iRacing!

September 19th, 2014 by

Racing.com Motorsport Simulations, the world’s most realistic racing game, announced it will add the fabled Nürburgring to iRacing.com’s catalogue of over 65 laser-scanned race tracks.  The news comes in the wake of iRacing’s licensing agreement with Aston Martin Racing cars and the revelation that iRacers recently eclipsed the one billion lap milestone. Today’s announcement at … Read the Rest »

iRacing Q&A: Dan Garrison

July 18th, 2014 by

The next time an email or PM arrives from iRacingNews asking you to answer some questions for a story . . . you might want to keep Dan Garrison in mind.   Away back in August of 2012, Dan took time to supply some “A’s” to our “Q’s” for an iRacer Profile.  Fast forward to June, … Read the Rest »

Finding Big Foot, Nessie and Grant Reeve

June 30th, 2014 by

Let’s just get the bad news out of the way right away.  Driver swaps WILL NOT be in the Season 3 build.  Take a minute to go file a protest, punch a wall, crush a six pack or whatever else you might need to do to get that frustration out of your system.  Then come … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Danny Huegel

May 28th, 2014 by

When NASCAR joined the iRacing family in 2009, another person did too. His name is Danny Huegel. A member since May of 2009, Huegel has worked his way up, in the five years he has been on iRacing, to become a fast and respected iRacer. In 347 oval starts, the 19 year old has earned … Read the Rest »

Q&A with iRacing’s Richard Jobling

May 7th, 2014 by

Senior Software Engineer Richard Jobling came to iRacing from Scotland via San Francisco and Boston, MA in 2010. Having worked on the development of video games – including Grand Theft Auto – for nearly two decades, Jobling is delighted to have found a home at iRacing.com. Q: Tell us a bit about your background and … Read the Rest »

The Fall and Rise of Grand Prix Legends

March 27th, 2014 by

This is my story of the fall and rise of iRacing.com’s Grand Prix Legends series. There were times I was not involved, and thus I don’t have all the details, but I hope my perspective offers some insight into how the series has come back from the brink, and offers some reason to come and … Read the Rest »

Virtual Daytona 500 Kicks-Off Full NASCAR Cup Series Schedule on iRacing

February 19th, 2014 by

Real world racers and sim-racers alike are preparing for the biggest stock car race of all: the Daytona 500.  This year 50,000 iRacers worldwide can compete in an online version of the full NASCAR Sprint Cup Season in the NASCAR iRacing Series (NiS), which kicks-off this week with iRacing’s version of the Daytona 500. From … Read the Rest »