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New Beginning – Old Management

As you may have noticed during the past week, VirtualR is operational again, run by myself, Montoya, the site’s original founder and, for most of the past 13 years, sole editor. I encountered a serious...

A Fresh Look for A Fresh Start

Providing virtual racing news for 10 years running, VirtualR is back with a major overhaul.

Justin Wilson 1978 – 2015

Veteran Indycar racer Justin Wilson has passed away following a crash at Sunday's Indycar race at Pocono.

Misc

Dan Wheldon 1978 – 2011

Dan Wheldon, reigning champion of the legendary Indy 500, has been killed in a massive 15-car crash at today's Indycar season finale at Las Vegas.

A Personal Announcement

A Personal Announcement

Ever since starting VirtualR, I put a big emphasis on the site being independent and neutral as I´ve always try to report on stuff the most balanced way possible without giving any title, mod or product any special...

Comments – Guest Postings Disabled…Again

Comments – Guest Postings Disabled…Again

Recent developments in the comments area have forced me to once again turn off the option to leave guest comments as a handful of posters have been abusing this option for childish behaviour. In order to post comments...

2011 Is Just Around The Corner..

2011 Is Just Around The Corner..

Yes, it’s that time of the year again, feels almost like yesterday that I´ve put together the last year-ending story. 2010 is almost gone and it’s safe to say that it has been an exciting year for sim racing...

VirtualR – Now Faster On Mobile Devices

VirtualR – Now Faster On Mobile Devices

If you´re among the 3% of VirtualR readers who access the site using a mobile device such as an iPhone or another smartphone, you might have noticed that the site loads rather slowly on such devices. This changes now as...

Community Section Closing

Community Section Closing

Postings in the “Misc” category usually announce new features or other positive stuff, this time it’s different though as there’s some bad news – The VirtualR community section will be...

1095 Days of Sim Racing News…

1095 Days of Sim Racing News…

Or to put it differently, it’s time for VirtualR’s third anniversary! Those of you who have already been around for the second or first anniversary know that this is usually them time when important changes...

VirtualR – Now Accepting Donations

VirtualR – Now Accepting Donations

Starting today, VirtualR accepts donations to help covering the expanding costs of running this site. This was a very difficult decision for me as I was always proud to be able to refuse donations but the recent...

VirtualR on Twitter & Server Update

VirtualR on Twitter & Server Update

A little more than a year ago, I´ve launched the VirtualR Twitter feed. Since then, 493 followers have joined VirtualR on Twitter, a pretty respectable number that can surely be improved. To give you guys more incentive...

Virtual Racing Survey – Please Fill Out

Virtual Racing Survey – Please Fill Out

Mathias Rochlitz is currently working on his dissertation at the Internationale Hogeschool Economie in Venlo (Netherlands) and part of his effort is a survey on virtual racing with which he needs the help of the...