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iRacing’s Kevin Bobbitt Talks AI & New Damage Model

When last month, the nice people of Apex Racing visited the 2018 Sim Racing Expo at the German Nürburgring circuit, they took the time to interview some interesting people working in the Sim Racing industry. First up was iRacing’s Director of Marketing Kevin Bobbitt who talked about the upcoming new damage model, and the addition of a single player mode against AI. iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations, headquartered in Bedford, MA, was founded in September of 2004 by David Kaemmer, co-founder of Papyrus Read More...
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A Decade of iRacing – David Kaemmer Interview

Time does fly. Today, iRacing celebrates its 10-year anniversary and still holds the honor of being the world’s premier motorsports racing simulation. In the latest official video, David Kaemmer, the Adrian Newey of the sim racing world and the CEO of iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations looks back at the development history of iRacing, and talks about new upcoming features such as the new damage system and day to night transitions. iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations, headquartered in Bedford, MA, was founded in September Read More...
iRacing vs Real – Porsche 911

iRacing vs Real – Porsche 911 RSR At Le Mans

YouTuber Teemu Valkeejärvi posted an impressive fan video, showing us side by side footage of the real and iRacing virtual version of the Porsche 911 RSR at the Circuit de la Sarthe (Le Mans). The 2017 Porsche 911 RSR is the biggest evolution in the history of Porsche’s top GT model. While retaining the typical 911 design, most of the technical elements have been re-developed from scratch and are fully compliant with the new LM-GTE/ACO class rules. Unlike its rear-engined predecessors, Read More...
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iRacing – Porsche 911 RSR & Belle Isle Street Circuit Coming

iRacing released two new teaser videos showing us previews of the upcoming Porsche 911 RSR and the Belle Isle Street Circuit. The Porsche 911 RSR will be available on June 5th, so iRacing Porsche fans can start practicing for the virtual version of the iRacing 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 2017 Porsche 911 RSR is the biggest evolution in the history of Porsche’s top GT model. While retaining the typical 911 design, most of the technical elements have been re-developed from scratch and are fully compliant Read More...
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Take A First Look At Belle Isle in iRacing

After iRacing’s Long Beach has been left in somewhat of a track-side assets limbo for quite a while due to the scenery’s complexity, iRacing has chosen the Detroit-based Belle Isle track to become the first street track in their simulation as it’s park location comes with a lower density of trackside objects. Belle Isle is a famous open wheel venue, having hosted countless of Champ Car & Indycar battles over the years, the track has also seen it’s share of Read More...
Watch iRacing’s 2018 Indycar In Action

Watch iRacing’s 2018 Indycar In Action

iRacing has released a first preview video of their Dallara IR-18 Indycar open wheeler. The video shows the brand new car in action both in oval & road course configuration, the 2018 Indycar was made available starting March 6th. Instead of allowing even more complicated and obscure aero solutions, Indycar has opted on a cut-back of aero, creating a retro-style open wheeler with clean lines that looks closely to what top-level open wheelers looked like in the mid 90s instead of Read More...

Watch iRacing’s Audi R18 LMP1 In Action

iRacing has released a first preview video of the first-ever LMP1 hybrid car coming to their simulation – The Audi R18. Audi’s Le Mans and World Endurance Championship challenger will be one of two LMP1 cars coming to the simulation, joined by its arch-rival, the Porsche 919. You can watch the Diesel-powered Hybrid LMP1 in action in its natural habitat below as the car can be seen on Le Mans Circuit de la Sarthe. Source: VirtualR Read More...
Pro Driver Nicki Thiim Does The Porsche Cup Car Test

Pro Driver Nicki Thiim Does The Porsche Cup Car Test

The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car is available in many simulations, have you ever wondered which ones does it best? Pro racer Nicki Thiim has, putting the car to the test in three sims. Nicki definitely knows what he’s talking about, having raced the GT3 Cup car professionally and highly successfully for many seasons, so which simulation does the legendary 911 the most justice? Watch Nicki in action in Assetto Corsa, iRacing and RaceRoom below to find out which version Read More...
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Take A First Look At iRacing’s 2018 Indycar

Take a first look at the iRacing 2018 Indycar chassis, coming this March. The Indycar Series will be introducing a brand new chassis for the 2018 season and it’s safe to say that the Dallara IR-18 will win the series over many new fans as even before its first race outing in March, the car has been praised as one of the prettiest open whee racers in a long time. Instead of allowing even more complicated and obscure aero solutions, Indycar has Read More...
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iRacing LMP1 Cars Release Date Revealed

iRacing’s Excecutive Vice President Steve Myers has revealed the planned release date of the simulation’s much-anticipated LMP1 cars on Twitter. As confirmed on the social network, Porsche & Audi’s LMP1 challengers will be coming to the online racing subscription service with the March build release. iRacers will be getting their hands on virtual versions of Porsche’s 919 Hybrid Le Mans winner and one of it’s fiercest rivals, the Diesel-powered Audi R18. Featuring complex Hybrid systems, these cars are considered to be the Read More...