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deJong Wins Race, Trogen Clinches Title in Thrustmaster iRX Season Finale at Atlanta

December 2nd, 2019 by

Mitchell deJong earned his fifth win of the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship season, as the series wrapped up where the season started at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday. Sami-Matti Trogen qualified and finished second to wrap up the championship over deJong, last year’s series champion, while Josh Fox returned to the podium in … Read the Rest »

deJong Extends Thrustmaster iRX Championship Battle With Win in Daytona

November 25th, 2019 by

Mitchell deJong keeps winning the battles, but Sami-Matti Trogen has all but won the war. deJong scored his fourth win of the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship on Saturday from Daytona International Speedway, overcoming a second place starting spot in the first heat to score the win and pole position from the final. From … Read the Rest »

Joni Heikkinen Returns to Winner’s Circle in Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross at Sonoma

November 17th, 2019 by

SET Esports’ Joni Heikkinen made his long-awaited return to the top step of the podium in Saturday’s Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship action from Sonoma Raceway. The Finnish driver, whose last series victory came at this same track last year, held off a spirited challenge from teammate and points leader Sami-Matti Trogen for the second … Read the Rest »

Mitchell deJong Wins Third Thrustmaster iRX World Championship Race of 2019 in Iowa

November 12th, 2019 by

Saturday’s Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship round at Iowa Speedway was a race to remember for Mitchell deJong and Coanda Simsport. Not only did deJong pick up his third victory of the season, and second in a row, he was also joined on the podium by Bobby Zalenski in the team’s first 1-2 finish in … Read the Rest »

Mitchell deJong Triumphs in Return to Thrustmaster iRX World Championship in Phoenix

November 4th, 2019 by

Defending Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship winner Mitchell deJong made the most of his return to the series in Saturday’s action at ISM Raceway. Although he didn’t take the pole, the Coanda Simsport driver won his heat, jumped out to the lead in the final, and posted a dominant victory over Williams Esports’ Josh Fox, … Read the Rest »

Otto Taskinen Wins Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Race at Lucas Oil

October 28th, 2019 by

UI1-Positive SimRacing’s Otto Taskinen became the fourth different winner in four weeks to start the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship season when he took the checkered flag in Saturday’s action at Lucas Oil Raceway. “It feels good—I don’t know what to say,” admitted Taskinen, who climbed to fourth in the championship with the victory. … Read the Rest »

Mitchell deJong Returns to Top Step of Thrustmaster iRX Podium at Daytona

October 14th, 2019 by

Returning to the winning ways that brought him last year’s inaugural series title, Coanda Simsport’s Mitchell deJong scored Saturday’s victory from Daytona International Speedway in the second round of the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship. The real-world rallycross champion first won his heat, and then took the main event victory by 2.631 seconds over … Read the Rest »

SET Esports makes history with debut iRX victory and double-podium at Atlanta

October 7th, 2019 by

SET Esports made history in the first round of the iRacing Rallycross World Championship at Atlanta Motor Speedway (October 5) by claiming victory and a double-podium to get the nine-round campaign underway. Racing a trio of Subaru WRX STI rallycross Supercars in the 26-car field, SET Esports drivers Sami-Matti Trogen, Joni Heikkinen and Tommi Hallman … Read the Rest »

SET Esports Launches Three-Car Thrustmaster iRX World Championship Squad

October 5th, 2019 by

The new SET Esports team has revealed its three drivers’ liveries for the 2019 Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship. Reigning iRX vice-champion Joni Heikkinen, real world rallycross star Sami-Matti Trogen and fellow rallycross driver Tommi Hallman will drive Subaru WRX STIs in iRX this year, all running the same sharp base livery, with different personal … Read the Rest »

New-Look Thrustmaster iRacing Rallycross World Championship Kicks Off Saturday

October 4th, 2019 by

For the second consecutive year, iRacing Rallycross will stage a World Championship in 2019, kicking off this Saturday with the debut of Atlanta Motor Speedway on the circuit. With new title sponsor Thrustmaster on board, a $25,000 purse on the line, and increased involvement from real-world teams, this year’s championship should be one for the … Read the Rest »