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Lime Rock Park – 2008

May 21st, 2020 by

Legacy Track – Circa 2008 Nestled at the foot of the Berkshire Mountains in the northwest corner of Connecticut, Lime Rock Park is as picturesque for visitors as it is challenging for drivers. At a relatively short 1.53 miles in length, its layout is deceptively simple. Even professional drivers find it difficult to unlock the … Read the Rest »

Tsukuba Circuit

December 4th, 2018 by

Tsukuba Circuit, located in Japan, was built in 1970 and is known for hosting sports car, open wheel and motorcycle races – and most notably Time Attack competitions. There are two main configurations, Course 1000 and Course 2000, with multiple variations of both. This makes the track a perfect fit for the iRacing base package … Read the Rest »

Charlotte Motor Speedway

December 4th, 2018 by

Opened in 1960 by Bruton Smith and NASCAR driving legend Curtis Turner with the running of the longest stock car race in history, the World 600, the Charlotte Motor Speedway closed before it would ultimately become the home track of so many NASCAR team. Just a year after the first race the 1.5-mile the oval … Read the Rest »

Limaland Motorsports Park

March 6th, 2018 by

One of Ohio’s favorite dirt tracks, Limaland Motorsports Park is known to locals as Northwest Ohio’s Quarter Mile of Thunder. The track is owned and operated by the University of Northern Ohio (UNOH) and host Friday night racing throughout the racing season. This offers the university students a unique opportunity to compete in professional level … Read the Rest »

Lanier National Speedway – Dirt

November 28th, 2017 by

Lanier was a typical southern dirt track when it opened in 1982. Five years later the 3/8-mile oval was paved, and its moderately-banked wide-open turns and fairly short straightaways made NASCAR-sanctioned Lanier National Speedway a good test for the track’s weekly racing divisions, among them Pro Late Models, open-wheel Modifieds and Legends Cars. Located across … Read the Rest »

USA International Speedway – Dirt

March 27th, 2017 by

A three-quarter mile, high banked oval, USA International hosted USAR, ASA, USAC races and a variety if Late Model events from 1995 to its closure in 2008. Located in Lakeland, FL the temperate climate, coupled with its relatively long straights and tight turns, made the facility a popular year round test track for a number … Read the Rest »

Southern National Motorsports Park

December 7th, 2015 by

In a little more than two decades, Southern Motorsports Park (aka Southern National Speedway) has earned a reputation as one of the premier short tracks in the Carolinas.  Opened in 1993, the banked 4/10 mile speedway near Kenly, NC became part of the NASCAR Home Tracks program as host to the Whelen Southern Modified Series … Read the Rest »

Daytona International Speedway – 2008

November 2nd, 2015 by

Legacy Track – Circa 2008 No one could have known it then, but when Daytona International Speedway opened in 1959, it marked the beginning of a new era in American motorsport. As a replacement for the old beach road course a few miles east, the the high-banked, 2.5-mile Florida tri-oval represented the leading edge of … Read the Rest »

Oran Park Raceway

October 25th, 2012 by

One of Australia’s most historic race tracks, Oran Park lives forever on even though it fell to the wreckers’ ball and bulldozers in 2010 to make way for a housing development. Shortly before this unique track went the way of Riverside Raceway and Trenton Speedway, iRacing’s laser-scanning crew mapped Oran Park’s different configurations, thus … Read the Rest »

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

October 25th, 2012 by

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) is one of the premier motorsports facilities in the Northeast, featuring the first purpose-built road course and first asphalt high-banked oval in America.  The track that became known as the “Indy of the East” was born of the calamitous hurricane (“The Long Island Express”) that devastated much of New England … Read the Rest »