All News: tony gardner


Mazda Motorsports & iRacing Team-Up

March 13th, 2014 by

New Entry Point for the Mazda SportsCar Racing Academy Mazda announced the latest addition to its driver development program with a partnership with iRacing.  Mazda Motorsports has more than 9,000 club racers in the U.S., most of who race MX-5 Miatas, while many of  the more than 50,000 iRacers around the world have raced the … Read the Rest »

iRacing.com and PEAK® Antifreeze/Coolant Ink Multi-Year Commitment

February 21st, 2014 by

Green Flag Waves For 2014 NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series on February 25 iRacing.com and PEAK® Antifreeze/Coolant announced today that PEAK will sponsor iRacing’s top NASCAR online racing championship series for the next three years.   Starting on February 25th, the NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series powered by iRacing.com will see the world’s top sim-racers compete for more … Read the Rest »

iRacing Q&A

January 29th, 2014 by

Tony Gardner Talks About “Cheating” with iRacing News editor David Phillips In the coming weeks, iRacingNews will feature a series of conversations with key members of the iRacing team discussing topics of interest to the iRacing and sim-racing community.  To get the ball rolling, I sat down with iRacing president Tony Gardner and picked his … Read the Rest »

iRacing Adds Imola to its “To Do” List

December 19th, 2013 by

iRacing.com announced today it has reached an agreement with Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari (aka Imola) to build a laser-scanned version of the famed Italian circuit. The announcement caps a remarkable week for iRacing, during which it released Auto Club Speedway to its members  (completing iRacing’s catalogue of NASCAR Sprint Cup tracks) along with … Read the Rest »

Third iRacing Pro Race of Champions Set for December 12

November 5th, 2013 by

It’s not every day the stars of NASCAR, IndyCar, ALMS, GRAND-AM, NHRA, V8 Supercars and other major professional series go head-to-head on the same race track.  But thanks to iRacing.com (www.iracing.com) – the world’s leading online motorsports game — some of the world’s top racers will go head-to-head, door-to-door and wheel-to-wheel from the comfort of … Read the Rest »

Radical Solution to a Radical Problem

July 25th, 2013 by

Something needed to be done . . . even the hardcore were getting disillusioned.  The numbers were dropping, but there was still a glimmer of enthusiasm there.  A post from Tony Gardener and suddenly the world looked a brighter place. Two weeks later and the Radical series is set to take on a new look … Read the Rest »

iRacing & Partners Donate to Pinellas County Science Center- – Students Win!

March 29th, 2013 by

Normally there would only have been one winner in the 2013 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg: James Hinchcliffe, the first IndyCar driver to complete 110 laps of the 1.8 mile street circuit on Sunday.  But thanks to the Science Center of Pinellas County and iRacing, this year’s racing produced scores of winners . . … Read the Rest »

iRacing Pro Race of Champions II Tonight!

December 4th, 2012 by

International Cast of Pro Racers to Battle Online at Iowa and Watkins Glen A remarkably diverse collection of international racing talent is set to compete online in the second annual iRacing.com Pro Race of Champions on December 12. Drivers with resumes from NASCAR, IndyCar, GRAND-AM, ALMS, V8 Supercars, NHRA and even Formula One will square-off … Read the Rest »

Second iRacing Pro Race of Champions Set for December 12

October 9th, 2012 by

Real World Pros Meet in the Virtual World for a Rematch An impressive line-up of the world’s top professional race drivers will square-off in the second annual iRacing.com Pro Race of Champions on Wednesday, December 12.  Drivers who are expected to compete in the online racing event include NASCAR Sprint Cup stars Dale Earnhardt, Jr, … Read the Rest »

Protests: By the Numbers

August 16th, 2012 by Shannon Whitmore

The racing environment is unique to other competitive sports in that a measure of cooperation must exist amongst the competitors in order to reach the end of the race and accomplish a goal.   For most the goal is getting to the end of the race with a chance to win or finish well.  But what … Read the Rest »