All News: Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge

Guess Who?

August 18th, 2011 by

Week Two of the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge had sim racers from all around the world take a trip to Watkins Glen International for some online racing on one of the most famous circuits in not only the United States, but the world as well.  The 3.4-mile, 12-turn circuit located in up-state New York played host … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Sam Edwards

August 13th, 2011 by

In many racing circles “Squirrel” would not necessarily be a nickname of endearment connoting – in most circles – an excitable, unpredictable driver.  Yet, Sam Edwards proudly carries the bushy-tailed rodent’s handle and although he may be excitable, he’s anything but unpredictable.   In 2011 Season 2, for example, you could have set your watch (figuratively … Read the Rest »

Gelink Resumes at Summit Point

August 10th, 2011 by

2011 Season 3 of the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge the began the same way as Season 2 ended: with Dave Gelink (Benelux) showing the same extreme muscle that carried him to the Season 2 title.  Week 1 challenged the sim racers to take-on the technical, but fun 1.98-mile, 10-turn Summit Point Raceway located in West Virginia.  … Read the Rest »

Lappalainen and Gelink Score Big

July 28th, 2011 by

The final week in the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge had the sim racers take on the 17-turn, 3.194-mile monster of a circuit known as Silverstone, located deep in the heart of Northamptonshire.  During the week a total of 428 drivers attempted to be number one for the week, but after all was said and done, it … Read the Rest »

Southern Flavor

July 21st, 2011 by

Week Eleven in the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge took the sim racers to Braselton, Georgia for the twists and turns of one of the United States’ most famous road courses: 2.54-mile, 12-turn Road Atlanta.  During the week a total of 426 drivers attempted to conquer the monster of a track, but it was Laszlo Kotrocz (England) … Read the Rest »

Gelink is Back!

July 5th, 2011 by

Week number nine in the Thrustmaster Mustang Challenge through the sim racers for a bit of a loop as they took their Mustang FR500S’ to the 11-turn, 2.314-mile Okayama International Circuit for the first time in series history.  During the week a total of 639 drivers attempted to tackle the Japanese monster, but it was … Read the Rest »