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iRacing in Top Gear

March 23rd, 2015 by

Editor’s note:  The following story by Mike Channell appeared on the Top Gear website today.  Click here to read the full story (and see an image of Jeremy Clarkson). iRacing launches Blancpain GT3 series Geektastic race simulator to host online GT3 championship.  Who’s up for a real-time Spa 24-hour? Fancy going GT racing but don’t … Read the Rest »

Red Bull F1 Seat a Mixed Blessing – Ask Mark Webber

August 15th, 2013 by

Dysfunctional intra-team rivalries are nothing new to Formula One.   One of F1’s axioms, of course, is the first driver you have to beat is your teammate.  Nobody takes a whole lot of notice when that team is Marussia or Minardi, but when it involves drivers on a front running team things can quickly become a … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Tommaso Carla

March 2nd, 2013 by

It took Tommaso Carla two stabs at supplying his answers for this week’s iRacer Profile.  The first go produced a number of, er, brief (not to say monsylabic) answers.  So much so that Tommaso re-sent his answers with an apology for the first set being a little too “Raikkonen-esque.” While Tommaso stopped well short of … Read the Rest »

Circle-Track School: What Does Mayonnaise Have to Do with Your Throttle?

October 23rd, 2012 by

I like to cook. A lot. My friends often joke that I’d make an excellent housewife. However, no one complains because they love my food (and beer). When they ask me how I make mayonnaise, hollandaise, or ice cream, I tell them it’s the same concept as controlling a race car. They often look at … Read the Rest »

iRacer of the Week: Lance Gomez Jr.

July 30th, 2012 by

What car should should iRacing add next? What track should iRacing add next? Have you ever met an Indy Car driver? Do you like the engine sounds of iRacing? Do you want a fixed Class A series? Should iRacing be on TV? Do you like the new tire model? Ask Lance Gomez Jr.  He’s the … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Kay Kaschube

June 23rd, 2012 by

Next time you find yourself going wheel-to-wheel with Kay Kaschube at Phillip Island, consider giving him a wide berth in Turn Two (aka Southern Loop).  After all, he just might be inclined to return to his racing roots and head straight for the waters of the Bass Strait.  You see Kaschube cut his racing on … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Rens Broekman

November 12th, 2011 by

You might say Rens Broekman is something of a Stranger in a Strange Land.  Most Mondays finds him competing in’s V8 Supercar Series.  In and of itself that hardly qualilfies Broekman as a stranger.  But when you consider that he lives in The Netherlands and that virtually everyone he’s competing against in his nFinity … Read the Rest »

Top Gear feature on iRacer Greger Huttu

October 8th, 2010 by

Top Gear Magazine features iRacing Greger Huttu and his first experience in a non-simulated racecar. Top Gear – Greger Huttu Story