How iRacing’s new NASCAR qualifying Could Spell Disaster For IWCGPS

iRacing have always been looking at ways to improve their biggest series and some of the big issues have always surrounded qualifying. Major debate on how many people should get in, what parameters should surround it and in-championship squabbles have always been a thing, however iRacing is not one to give favouritism over one series or another. So when the NASCAR Peak Antifreeze Series document dropped this week, I took some time to decipher it and found a lot of trouble for the iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series moving forward.

To save you readers a lot of time, I am going to briefly summarise the NPAS document in full:

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Iberica Racing Team Lose 10 Men

Arguably one of, if not the biggest sim racing team in Spain today has just seen ten of its members walk away this morning. The news broke on twitter as star after star announced their leave including the likes of Nestor Garcia Jr., Aday Coba, Pablo “Go Pro” Lopez and many others. I have seen a lot go on in my time of Sim Racing and not much has gone on to top this announcement.

Picture of an Iberica racing car
Twitter – @IbericaRacing

Iberica for the longest time have been a cornerstone of sim racing. Their most famous period came in an era before mine during the early to mid 2010’s and saw a lot of drivers rise to a high level of stardom. Slowly though over the last two years, their influence had been on the decline as they moved away from the iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series into what had been at the time an up and down struggle to remain inside of the Blancpain Endurance Championship. Continue reading “Iberica Racing Team Lose 10 Men”

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eROC: Simply Put, An Incredible Idea

The Race of Champions has been a staple of racing for a number of years now as all of the very best in motorsport get invited to drive some of the best vehicles and see dream races one on one that normally you wouldn’t get. For the first time ever, and some would say rightfully so, the Race of Champions will have sim racing and I am very excited to see how this will go.

Race of champions logo

Normally I would be the type of person who sits on the side of caution because of what has happened the last few times people have tried to get involved in sim racing. Continue reading “eROC: Simply Put, An Incredible Idea”

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Sim Racing Rankings Top 100 Drivers of 2017

Sim Racing Rankings Top 100 Drivers of 2017

We are warriors, always searching for the next greatest foe to go an conquer to assert and live forward with a legacy. I know in my lifetime I will never be fast enough to race alongside some of the best drivers in the world and these 100, although they are not the fastest 100 in the world, are the top 100 drivers for a reason.

These are the top 100 iRacing road drivers because they have impressed me with pace, results, determination, a drive to succeed and ultimately have been the 100 drivers to make a real difference this year. Continue reading “Sim Racing Rankings Top 100 Drivers of 2017”

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Sim Racing Rankings: Top 50 Teams of 2017

Sim Racing Rankings: Top 50 Teams of 2017

2017 has been in some respects, the year of team racing. Blancpain has attracted more attention, everyone is looking to grab more important drivers and the era now of being in a team is more important than ever. No longer can you legitimately challenge with just your own intellect as you need someone else to accompany for. And with all the team events such as the World Tours, NEO, SCO and so many others, the time is now to get your team on the map. Below are the fifty teams that have impressed me on iRacing this year and hopefully to come in 2017. Continue reading “Sim Racing Rankings: Top 50 Teams of 2017”

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Sim Racing Rankings: November 2017

Sim Racing Rankings: November 2017

November is that special month which is the true indicator of pace. The three roads to pro warm up and the leagues of endurance kick back into life while making everyone want to watch for the long future. Many a driver uses the winter to make their developments forward while major companies use it to showcase their forward thinking. Either way you look at it, November has been tough to call. Continue reading “Sim Racing Rankings: November 2017”

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Alonso Signs Onto G2: Good For All Parties

Fernando Alonso is not the first real world racing driver to enter the ethereal realm of Sim Racing, and Fernando Alonso won’t be the last racing driver to get into Sim Racing either but in terms of celebrity status, Fernando Alonso has officially moved the Sim Racing needle in terms of relevancy in the world of Sim Racing.

While a lot of people will be expecting me to go on a two thousand word tirade on why I think Alonso would kill off Esports and would be detriment to everyone. I think this is a positive step in the right direction and one which will help everyone to get better in the long term. Continue reading “Alonso Signs Onto G2: Good For All Parties”

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