iRacing 2022 season 1 news

iRacing’s season 1 of 2022 has just started, and as usual, a new quarter brings new features. The highlights for this season are all road-related: The biggest release is the Mercedes W12 E, the F1 car of the 2021 season. This modern F1 car has been developed together with the […]

iRacing 2021 Season 3 news

Here’s a short overview of the major changes that season 3 2021 brought to iRacing: The Formula Vee is added as freely available formula car, along with a rookie series. Formula Vee cars are based upon VW Beetle technology and used to be the entry-level formula series in many countries. […]

Porsche 911 (996)

History Porsche’s first air-cooled 911 was introduced in 1997 for the 1998 model year. Although much ridiculed for its Boxster-derived “fried egg” headlights (as a cost cutting measure, all lights were integrated into one unit, and the 911 shared the entire front end with the Boxster), it was a sales […]

Two iRacing MX-5 setups worth trying

After progressing up to GT3 cars last year, for season 2 2021 I’ve chosen to focus on driving the Mazda MX-5 in the Sim-Lab Production Car Challenge and the Advanced Mazda Cup. The reason behind this is that I’m starting to really understand this car and hence have gotten much […]

Optimizing the ND2 Mazda MX-5 for road and track use

The current-generation (ND2) Mazda MX-5 is maybe the best value for money when it comes to driving fun. This is due to its low weight, naturally aspirated engine, good manual transmission and track-worthy suspension. Grassroots Motorsports have one among their project cars. In a recent article, they have listed the […]