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Road Races Take Center Stage Just Before Season 3 Arrives | iRacing Weekly Roundup

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Photo by Justin Melillo via iRacing.com

iRacing Season 3 is finally here, and while there wasn’t much to report on besides the announcement of Nashville Superspeedway to the oval track side of things, there was a lot going on with the road course category.  The Red Bull Ring is a fun addition for the road ringers on top of all of …

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Getting Back in the Indianapolis 500 Saddle

JR Hildebrand Practicing at Indianapolis

(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

Some drivers competing in the 105th Indianapolis 500 do so as their only NTT IndyCar Series race of the year. While many competitors race the full season, there are challenges to racing only once or twice a year. Full-time drivers in the series have complete acclimation to the forces that the cars exert on their …

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2021 Indianapolis 500 Qualifying Live Report

Scott Dixon in Saturday Morning Indianapolis 500 Pre-Qualifying Practice

(Photo by Chris Owens/INDYCAR)

Welcome! This will serve as a live update hub for qualifying for the 105th Indianapolis 500 on May 30th. All 35 cars drew their spot in the qualifying order Friday evening and will go out one at a time for their four lap qualifying run. The updates will come as cars complete their runs with …

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The Virtual Frontstretch: Issue 4

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Photo by Justin Melillo via iRacing.com

The iRacing Season 2 build is finally here. With Week 13 currently in progress, the community news is fairly light as compared to previous weeks.  On Tuesday (March 9), the service went down for a couple of hours in the early parts of the morning. When the service resumed, many virtual drivers wanted to test …

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IndyCar iRacing Challenge: What We Learned From Barber

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(Photo: IndyCar Media)

The IndyCar iRacing Challenge rolled on this weekend with the Virtual Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, the second race of the six-race series. Taking place the day before the 2020 Indy Grand Prix of Alabama was scheduled to run, the event did its best to replicate what racing at Barber Motorsports Park would have …

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Stefan Wilson Leads Indy 500 in Crucial Race in IndyCar Career

Stefan Wilson Indy 500

(Photo: IndyCar Media)

Sunday’s 102nd Indianapolis 500 had plenty of attractive storylines to be settled across 200 laps at Indianapolis Motor Speedway… and one of them nearly won. Stefan Wilson entered his first Verizon IndyCar Series race Sunday in two years, when he last competed in the Indy 500 in 2016. The Englishman returned this year with a …

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Who’s Where? A 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Team Chart

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series field is becoming clearer. AJ Foyt Racing announced Thursday Tony Kanaan will join the team for the upcoming season. Meanwhile, Hélio Castroneves and Stefan Wilson will run the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 for Team Penske and Andretti Autosport, respectively. Kanaan, the 2004 IndyCar champion, will pilot the No. 14 for …

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Entry List: Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown

2017 Daytona IWSC Tom Kimber Smith Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The entry list is out for this weekend’s Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Circuit of the Americas.  40 teams in the four classes are currently entered in the event. The Prototype class has the same ten entries from Long Beach with only a couple of driver changes of note. …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Memorial Day Weekend Racing TV Overload

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

One of the biggest racing weekends of the year is now complete.  I don’t know about all of you reading this column, but I’m pretty exhausted.  I’ve still got you covered, though after what turned out to be the busiest racing TV Sunday we’ve seen in 2016. Coca-Cola 600 Sunday night brought a bit of …

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