iRacing WCGPS 2016: a team recap

Julien Dill On November 4, 2016 0 Comments

    As the team manager, I was very proud to see how our drivers approached the challenges this season. New car, new team members, and a huge task ahead: to perform well in the most competitive online racing championship ever created. For the drivers to represent the team well, and for the...

iRacing iWCGPS: suomalaisen silmin

Ilkka Haapala On April 21, 2016 0 Comments

iRacing World Championship Grand Prix-sarjasta on nyt takana viisi osakilpailua. Kausi starttasi helmikuun lopussa Interlagosin radalla ja on vieraillut sittemmin Phillip Islandissa, Sebringissä, Road Americassa ja Monzassa.

Uuden McLaren MP4-30:n ajaminen on ollut todella hauskaa. Energian...

iRacing iWCGPS 2016 - Orion Race Team

Julien Dill On February 22, 2016 0 Comments

Here we are, for the 6th year in a row, ready to attack the iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series season!
As a matter of fact, we will be celebrating Dion's 100th race start in the series in 2 races, as well as Ilkka's in 4, since they respectively have 98 and 96 series start to their...

iRacing WCS 2015: the Orion perspective

Julien Dill On February 27, 2015 0 Comments

As the start of the iRacing World Championship Series is fast approaching, it's time not only to unveil our 2015 livery and driver lineup, but also to reflect on past season as well as share our vision for this year. Which is shaping up to be, yet again, the most competitive ever.

WCS 2014

iRacing WCGPS update with 3 races to go

Julien Dill On September 13, 2014 0 Comments

Second half of the season has been pretty prolific for us in terms or speed and results, as well as a shift in focus for some.

Starting witgh Motegi, Dion made a good impression gaining 6 positions in the race ot finish  in 14th place. Davy wasn't so fortunate and for what was his last race...

Back to the track! iRacing WCS resumes today, as Mitchell goes to New York...

Julien Dill On July 19, 2014 0 Comments

Summer break is over! Back to the track, back to the wheel! It's been an up and down season so far for our drivers, although the races have been great so far from a spectator point of view. The championship is very tight and it's going to be an exciting challenge to stay in the top 25 for...

iRacing WCS - Round 3 update + iGPS: deJong qualifies for the Pro Series!

Julien Dill On April 5, 2014 0 Comments

You're not without knowing that the first three races of the iRacing WCS are in the books already. Here is our side of the story.

As is the case each year, the overall level of the whole field has gotten stronger. At the first race, the 35 qualified drivers were all within a second. That...

iRacing 2014 WCS - Team Presentation

Julien Dill On February 26, 2014 0 Comments

Here we are. It seems the previous season just ended but the next one is about to start already! And although the break was welcomed, we haven't been inactive as you could see in the news. We have also been working on fresh new car liveries, we hope you will like them!  While some expected...

2014 starts with a Bang! Part 1: Pro Series, Daytona 2.4H

Julien Dill On January 27, 2014 0 Comments

The Pro Series
Davy makes it to the DWC once again. But not without pain! Besides missing quiet a few rounds as well as considerable misfortunes in a few others, he held on and produced a substancial effort to qualify for what will be his second iRacing WCS!  

"This year's qualification has...

The 2013 iRacing WCS: It's over!

Julien Dill On October 8, 2013 0 Comments

The 2013 iRacing World Championship Series came to its conclusion at the Québec's Gilles Villeneuve Circuit last weekend. 

So it's time to sit back and reflect on what happened during the season. But before we do that, a little recap of the last two races of the season is in order. 

iRacing World Championship Series update

Julien Dill On September 20, 2013 0 Comments

Where to begin... well, Zandvoort

Our pace was good, qualifying looked good and then... well as the member of a team, what you usually like to see is your temmates do well. What you don't want to see however is to see incidents where one teammate takes another out. Or you. Or you take your...

iRacing WCS Round 12 - Motegi

Ilkka Haapala On August 22, 2013 0 Comments

Twin Ring Motegi in Japan was the stage for round 12 of the World Championship Grand Prix Series. The race around this 4.8 km race track saw a full field again after the special circumstances at the previous round at Indianapolis.

Orion Race Team was looking to continue strong...

iRacing WCS update: Round 11 - Indianapolis

Julien Dill On August 14, 2013 0 Comments

Indianapolis...a legendary name in autoracing. For the road course and formula one though, we also remember that infamous race in 2005 where only a few cars on the field were present due to tire issues. Well, kind of the same happened in the virtual iRacing World Championship Series event this...

iRacing WCS update - round 10

Julien Dill On July 20, 2013 0 Comments

The last three races made us cheer, got us frustrated, but also had us celebrate some good performances and results. 

Virginia International Raceway (VIR)... Obviously that was going to be a tough one. The track is very narrow, and some turns like Oak tree combined with extremely fast, and...

iRacing WCS - Heads up before round 8 at VIR!

Julien Dill On June 6, 2013 0 Comments

As we're about to run the 8th race and the middle point of the season, here's a little recap of the previous iRacing World Championship Series race at Watking Glen.

Keep in mind the Qualifying results on the iRacing site also shows the "Pro" drivers who took part. So they don't necessarily...

Iracing WCS update: round 5 & 6

Julien Dill On May 25, 2013 0 Comments

So far the 2013 iRacing WCS has been a crazy mix for our drivers: good efforts, luck, bad luck, disapointments, very strong performances, rivalries... all of the best ingredients of racing. No victories yet. Patience...

We have also seen Aleksi Uusi-Jaakkola and Davy Decorps appear and...

iRacing WCS round 3 & 4

Julien Dill On April 24, 2013 0 Comments

Round 3: Suzuka

Catch the Glacier TV broadcast there! 

Ilkka "Finn" Haapala in the heart of the battle

Ilkka Haapala Q: 14th, R: 13th
What a tense race! After a decent start, Ilkka often found himself on the verge of overtaking another car, only to find himself under pressure...

Orion's iRacing World Championship Series round 1 & 2

Julien Dill On March 19, 2013 0 Comments

Before the season start, it was difficult to say where the team was standing in terms of speed compared to everyone else in the series. Pre-season testing went well, and the Orion race drivers were anxious to get to the starting line and to get racing. 

As it turned out, most of Orion's...

iRacing 2013 WCS Team Presentation

Julien Dill On February 24, 2013 0 Comments

We are proud to present our drivers lineup and brand new car liveries for the iRacing 2013 World Championship Grand Prix Series.
While last year has been nothing short of amazing in terms of results, battles and exposure, we approach this season with a renewed focus as well as a couple new...

Orion Race Team 2013

Julien Dill On February 12, 2013 0 Comments

2013 is already being an exciting year both for Orion and for Simracing. But before to get to that, let's have a quick look over 2012 shall we! 

In the iRacing World Championship Series (WCS) Dion Vergers, Ilkka Haapala, Matthias Egger and Roland Ehnström competed in what appeared to be the...