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Power and Wilson Join for IZOD IndyCar Series

March 24th, 2011 by

At this weekend’s 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, check out the helmets worn by last year’s first and second-place finishers, Will Power and Justin Wilson.  Both are big fans of, the world’s most authentic driving game, and for 2011 each has revised his helmet design to prominently feature … Read the Rest »

Racing for Japan

March 21st, 2011 by

With more than 25,000 members in 87 countries the community is global in nature and some part of it is bound to be affected by any major event.  In support of’s more than 200 members in Japan and their fellow citizens, on March 22 iRacers from across the globe will participate in Racing … Read the Rest »

Console Racing Gamers Turn To iRacing for New Challenges

March 10th, 2011 by

When you’ve reached the top of the heap in console driving games what comes next?  Increasingly, many top-tier driving game aficionados are turning to the super-high fidelity, internet-based simulation service from The cars and tracks on’s simulation are so accurate that many real-world NASCAR, INDYCAR and GRAND-AM stars make regular use of the … Read the Rest »

iRacer Gets His Shot at Real World Racing – With a Little Help from His Friends

March 3rd, 2011 by

Like a lot of people who would like to go racing, Tyler Hudson found that after he put all the money he had into buying an entry-level race car, he didn’t have anything left to run it.  So he turned to racing in the virtual world with and now his friends and competitors there … Read the Rest »

World’s Top Sim Racers in Intel® GP Series World Finals

March 1st, 2011 by

It started last summer with more than 7,500 of the world’s top driving game enthusiasts and sim racers competing for starting spots in a sprint race that pits the very best of drivers in online racing against one another for bragging rights and substantial prize money.  The shoot-out comes this Friday, March 4, when ten … Read the Rest »

Trevor Bayne First Drove Daytona on

February 23rd, 2011 by

It was standing room only in the Daytona media center this past Sunday afternoon when Trevor Bayne walked in following his dramatic win in the Daytona 500.  But in the same room a year earlier, just a handful of people looked on as drove an simulator while Michael Waltrip talked him around Daytona International … Read the Rest »

GRAND-AM and Announce Premier Online Sports Car Series

February 17th, 2011 by

10-Race, 26-Week Virtual Racing Series To Mirror Rolex Series Schedule When GRAND-AM and announced the GRAND-AM Online Sports Car Series last fall, driving game aficionados, sim racers and sports car racing fans responded enthusiastically.   The series, which runs 12-week seasons and features multi-class racing, quickly became one of the most popular among’s … Read the Rest »

2011 World Tour of iRacing Opens With Jan. 29 Running of iRacing GRAND-AM 2.4 Hours of Daytona

January 28th, 2011 by

Season Opener Features Multi-Class Sim Racing with Riley XX Daytona Prototype and Ford Mustang FR 500S on Daytona Road Course As the green flag waves at 3:30 p.m. EDT to start the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway, nearly two dozen members (among them Alex Gurney, Justin Wilson, AJ Allmendinger, Michael McDowell and Colin … Read the Rest »

Field Set for 2011 NASCAR Series World Championship

January 24th, 2011 by

The line-up for the 2011 NASCAR Series World Championship has been announced.  Heading the 50-driver roster for the 18-race, 36-week series are the defending champion Richard Towler of Hull, England and title runner-up Brad Davies of Wauchula, Florida.  The 2011 season kicks off on February 15, 9:00 p.m. ET (Feb. 16, 0200 GMT) at … Read the Rest »

Towler to Be Honored for Online Racing Championship at NASCAR Finale

November 5th, 2010 by

Four Race Wins Highlight Briton’s Inaugural NASCAR Series World Championship While most of his neighbors are fending off Yorkshire’s late fall chill, on Sunday afternoon, November 21, at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Hull’s Richard Towler will be basking in Florida sunshine.  He’ll be honored in front of 100,000 fans as NASCAR’s first national series champion from … Read the Rest »