All News: Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge

Penzes Siezes Spa; Sahlin Secures TMC Title

October 26th, 2011 by

The final week (Week 12) for 2011 Season 3 in the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge presented the sim racers with what most would call the biggest challenge of the season: racing at the 19-turn, 4.35-mile monster of Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.  A tick over 300 racers attempted to say they were the one to conquer Spa, but … Read the Rest »

Lisner Lights-up Sebring

October 26th, 2011 by

Week 11 in the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge sent the sim racers down to Sebring, Florida for some online racing under the lights at the 3.7-mile, 17-turn Sebring International Raceway.  228 drivers attempted to conquer the Florida darkness, but after seven days of competition, Jason Lisner (Virginias) emerged the top point earner for the week. Weekly … Read the Rest »

Return to Suzuka

October 14th, 2011 by

For the second time this season, the drivers in the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge headed to Japan for some action at the 3.609-mile, 17-turn Suzuka International Racing Course.  A total of 367 sim racers attempted to be crowned the week’s best, but after seven days of online racing, Norbert Leitner (Central-Eastern Europe) was the driver who … Read the Rest »

Saarinen Uncorks at Laguna

October 14th, 2011 by

Week 9 in the 2011 Season 3 Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge took the sim racers to the twists and turns of the 11-turn, 2.238-mile Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in the hills overlooking Monterey, California.  Over 500 drivers tried to entictoryer their names into the record book as a winner at the famed California track, but after … Read the Rest »

Oscar Owns (Mid) Ohio

October 4th, 2011 by

Week Eight of the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge brought sim racers from all around the world to the 2.25-mile, 13-turn Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.  Almost 400 racers attempted to put their name on the trophy, but after seven days of racing, Oscar Sahlin (Scandinavia) added his name to the list of greats who … Read the Rest »

A Trip to the Park

September 27th, 2011 by

After a week of twists and turns at Virginia International Raceway, the world-class sim racers of the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge loaded-up and headed north to Lakeville, Connecticut for battle at the 1.53-mile, 7-turn Lime Rock Park.  While this course may seem to be one of the less challenging road courses on the Mustang circuit, it … Read the Rest »

VIR Rewards Roberts

September 21st, 2011 by

After two weeks in Japan, Week Six in the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge brought the Pony Car sim racers back to the United States for some action at bucolic Virginia International Raceway.  The 17-turn, 3.27-mile beast of a track, located in Alton, Virginia, and has played host to great racing since 1957 and was a major … Read the Rest »

The Suzuka Master

September 9th, 2011 by

Fresh off a week of action at Okayama International Circuit, Week 5 in the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge saw the sim racers remain in Japan for a second week of competition, this time at the nine turn, 1.394-mile Suzuka International Racing Course – East Course.  482 racers tried to solidify their spot as the top sim … Read the Rest »

Ferey Fires on All Eight

September 1st, 2011 by

Week Four of the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge sent the sim racers to one of the newest tracks in the iRacing service.  The Okayama International Circuit, located in Mimasaka, Okayama, Japan, is an 11-turn, 2.314-mile “country club” race track.  598 racers attempted to solidify their spots as the best at Okayama, but Raphael Ferey (France) showed … Read the Rest »

Tuomainen Takes Road America

August 24th, 2011 by

The Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge marked its quarter-season mark this past week as the racers tried to navigate the 14-turn, 4.048-mile venue known as Road America located in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.  Over 500 sim racers made the virtual journey up to Wisconsin to see who could master the monster of course, but Finland’s Hannu Tuomainen earned … Read the Rest »