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Wheatley's Rolex 2.4

February 1st, 2010 by

I’ve been around simracing for quite some time and I can safely say that I’ve only felt the way I did during Saturday’s iRacing Rolex 2.4 at Daytona once before: It was back in 2003 when I tasked myself with re-installing Grand Prix Legends (one of the iRacing development team’s previous creations) and running a … Read the Rest »

Wheatley’s Rolex 2.4

February 1st, 2010 by

I’ve been around simracing for quite some time and I can safely say that I’ve only felt the way I did during Saturday’s iRacing Rolex 2.4 at Daytona once before: It was back in 2003 when I tasked myself with re-installing Grand Prix Legends (one of the iRacing development team’s previous creations) and running a … Read the Rest »

iRacing World Tour Kicks Off With Rolex 2.4 on January 30

January 20th, 2010 by

Virtual Version of Grand-Am Season Opener Features Riley XX Daytona Prototype on Digital Duplicate of Daytona Road Course As the green flag waves at 3:30 p.m. EDT to start the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway, hundreds of iRacing members will be just winding down from their own participation in a tribute 2.4-hour (144-minute) virtual … Read the Rest »

iRacing at the Autosport International Show

January 16th, 2010 by

The second week of January always heralds the start of a ‘new racing season;’ whilst the first laps in anger are many weeks away, the Autosport International Show is traditionally seen as the opening event on the motorsport calendar. This year, the team from iRacing Motorsport Simulations have jetted across the Atlantic to make an … Read the Rest »

iRacing.com Announces 2010 World Tour

December 21st, 2009 by

Series of 14 Virtual Events to Track Real-World Counterparts Starting next month members of iRacing.com will able to participate in the iRacing World Tour, a series of same-weekend virtual versions of more than a dozen of the world’s top motorsport events.  Beginning in January with the Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway’s road course, … Read the Rest »

A Day with Steve Myers: What Being a Cat-Herder is all about…

December 19th, 2009 by

One of the most well-known personalities behind the scenes at iRacing.com Motorsports Simulations, Steve Myers, has been generous enough to sit down and answer some interesting questions that most of the community would love to hear about. Would like to thank Steve as this would have taken three decades to write, and I know with … Read the Rest »

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course to iRacing in 2010

December 10th, 2009 by

When it comes to race tracks that provide a road-racing driver with the perfect balance of challenge and pure fun, it’s hard to beat Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  And soon this classic road-racing facility will be available for racing and practice to members of iRacing.com’s motorsport simulation service. Mid-Ohio was about the last major permanent road-racing facility in North America not either in our inventory or in production,” said Steve Myers, iRacing’s executive producer, “and our members were pretty vocal in letting us know they wanted it.  So, we’re pleased to be able to provide the many fans of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – both current and future iRacing members – with the chance to put themselves behind the wheel of a wide variety of race cars on a millimeter-accurate virtual version of this historic road-racing circuit.” Myers noted that survey-accurate laser scanning of Mid-Ohio had been completed earlier this fall and said he expects the track to become available in the iRacing inventory sometime during the summer of 2010. All of us are pleased with the notion that racing fans all over the world will soon be able to race on a virtual version of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course,” said Michelle Trueman Gajoch, president of track owner TrueSports, Inc.  “And we think many of our existing fans will really enjoy the opportunity to see what it’s like to drive on track.  That’s why in addition to the traditional benefits of our VIP Race Pass – including general admission, grandstand seats, paddock passes, pit access and other benefits – for 2010 we’re including a free 30-day iRacing.com membership.  Now our VIP Race Pass holders will really have an inside look at racing at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.” One of the most active road-racing facilities in North America, Mid-Ohio is home not just to the sports cars that are in its name, but to virtually every form of road-racing machine around.  In addition to Sports Car Club of America and other amateur road-racing competition, in 2010, Mid-Ohio will host a round of the IZOD IndyCar Series, the American Le Mans Series, the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, AMA Pro Racing, the SVRA-sanctioned Vintage Grand Prix and the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days.

Gooden Takes iRacing’s Virtual Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Title & Chance to Compete for Real-World Version in 2010

November 3rd, 2009 by

Tight Competition for Big Prize Highlights 12-Week Season of Virtual Racing The prize? The chance for a paid-for arrive-and-drive ride in the 2010 VW Jetta TDI Cup.  The result?  Twelve weeks of hard racing among 600 competitors climaxed by a two-race final-weekend shootout between real-world kart racers Wyatt Gooden, 21, and Carl Modoff, 20, with … Read the Rest »

Gooden Takes iRacing’s Virtual Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Title & Chance to Compete for Real-World Version in 2010

November 3rd, 2009 by

Tight Competition for Big Prize Highlights 12-Week Season of Virtual Racing The prize? The chance for a paid-for arrive-and-drive ride in the 2010 VW Jetta TDI Cup.  The result?  Twelve weeks of hard racing among 600 competitors climaxed by a two-race final-weekend shootout between real-world kart racers Wyatt Gooden, 21, and Carl Modoff, 20, with … Read the Rest »

iRacing Simulation Gives NASCAR Hall of Fame Guests Authentic Driving Experience

October 29th, 2009 by

Qualifying and Racing in Ultra-Realistic Racing Simulators Highlight Fans’ Race Day Experience If the two living members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s inaugural class of inductees, Richard Petty and Junior Johnson, are still wondering who’s the better racer, they won’t need to order new helmets and driving uniforms to find out; they can just … Read the Rest »