All News: Thunder Valley

Hudson Rolls Through Thunder Valley

August 26th, 2013 by

Last week the NASCAR Series made its second stop of the season to the world’s fastest half mile: Bristol Motor Speedway. Tyler D Hudson is still the man on top of the points in the series over Landon Harrison. Thursday night was the first of the week’s four online races and Rafael Doninelli and … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Chad Pruitt

June 22nd, 2013 by

Q:     How long have you been sim racing? A:    I started racing on consoles in ‘97 when NASCAR 98 came out. Moved on to PC when NASCAR Racing 4 came out but never raced online until 2008 when I got rFactor. Q:     What attracted you to iRacing? A:    The laser-scanned tracks and being … Read the Rest »

Bs Swarm Bristol

March 26th, 2013 by

Week Seven of the NASCAR Class B Series headed east for some short track racing at Bristol Motor Speedway.  170 laps of action around the tight confines of the Last Great Coliseum was on tap for the drivers of iRacing’s second tier division. 319 sim-racers took to the track for a race during Week … Read the Rest »

Diamonds are for Koehler

March 14th, 2013 by

Week Six of the NASCAR Class B Series stayed on the west coast for a trip to the Diamond in the Desert: the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  90 laps of close quarter racing where on tap for the drivers of iRacing’s second tier division around the mile and half oval just up the road … Read the Rest »

No Love Lost for the Lampelas at Bristol

January 8th, 2013 by

Bristol Motor Speedway; infamously known as Thunder Valley. Drivers either love it or hate it. Fans generally adore the action, and crewmen always wince after the green flag drops. It’s an all-or-nothing track, feasting on those not fortunate enough to survive to the checkered flag. It’s because of this that drivers in the Sprint … Read the Rest »

Survival Is Key At Lanier

September 10th, 2012 by

Lanier National Speedway, located in Braselton, Georgia, started life in 1982 as a dirt track, which is commonly seen with modifieds, street stocks, and sprint cars. Five years later, Lanier was paved, and its popularity soared.  It’s because of this popularity, along with the track’s rich history, that brought this .375 mile oval to the … Read the Rest »

Binder Leads at Lanier

July 18th, 2012 by

With the excitement that Bristol brought to the Sprint Car Series last week, it would seem any other track would be a nice vacation from the stresses that Thunder Valley usually exhibits on sprint drivers. However, with the second visit to Lanier National Speedway this season, Week 11 showed just as much intensity between … Read the Rest »

Bad Moon Rises at Bristol

July 10th, 2012 by

Bristol Motor Speedway has a well-deserved reputation of hosting some of the most exciting races one can experience. For sprint cars, this means action with a roaring 820 HP engine and less than 14s lap times around the renowned half-mile oval. As the Sprint Car Series rolled into “Thunder Valley” for Week 10, nobody … Read the Rest »

Sansone Scores at Richmond

July 3rd, 2012 by

Last week, defending Sprint Car Series (iSCS) champion Alan Binder let his fellow drivers know that he would be taking Week 9 off.  The competition responded like sharks in a feeding frenzy, with 55 sim-racers entering this week’s events at Richmond International Raceway, all hoping to catch that elusive win with their sprints. Three … Read the Rest »

Lambert & Smith Battle for Late Model Crown

April 13th, 2012 by

With the checkered flag in sight, the championship contenders in the NASCAR Late Model Series (NiLMS) have begun to step up their game. One doesn’t have to look past the last two weeks in the series to see who will be battling for the title heading down to the wire. Heath Smith and Mark … Read the Rest »