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iRacer Profile: Shawn Maier

March 26th, 2011 by

Shawn Maier races just about anything he can get his hands on:  go karts, radio-controlled cars and for nearly a decade, virtual race cars of many shapes and sizes.  That should be no surprise, considering he hails from a state synonymous with auto racing:  Indiana.  Although he mainly sim races the VW Jetta TDI in … Read the Rest »

New year – New Series – Fresh new car smell

January 28th, 2011 by

The new VW Jetta TDI and Mazda MX-5 mixed class series (officially known as the iRacing Grand Touring Cup) really does have that new car smell right now.  The response has been overwhelmingly positive to the announcement that the MX-5 will be paired with the VW Jetta TDI in a mixed class series starting with … Read the Rest »

Rennsport: Another name for Diversity

November 18th, 2010 by

Although you’d never know it by reading inRacingNews, the Rennsport Racing League has had quite an active past couple of weeks.  In keeping with its core value of diversity, two weeks ago the series journeyed to Australia where the Rennsport regulars race their Mazda MX-5s at Phillip Island.  Last night, the sim racers pulled their … Read the Rest »

Taking the Plunge

January 7th, 2010 by

For many iRacers, the thrill of competing in the online world is sometimes the pinnacle of their motorsport careers, albeit in the virtual world (yet many treat it like real-life).  But for some sim-racers, the prospect of going into real world racing is too much to resist and so this year I decided to take … Read the Rest »