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PDC/ASCE Instructors: Jeff Sakowicz

Jeff’s first racing experience came at the age of five on a bicycle, when he competed in Bicycle Moto Cross all over California. At nine, he began racing karts, and his subsequent success saw him switch to SCCA competition for two years in the Formula…

New Sim Car: McLaren MP4-29

This British Grand Prix weekend, you can get behind the wheel of McLaren’s latest Formula One challenger, the MP4-29, free on Simraceway‘s Online Racing World! Find out more on our ORW blog, or read on to view our new racer.

PDC/ASCE Instructors: Dane Rudolph

Australian Dane Rudolph began karting at 14 years of age, competing in Juniors, Rotax and ICA. Moving into open wheelers, he raced in the Australian Formula Ford Championship and Formula 4000 Series, on top of taking part in a host of Dirt Speedway Midget events…

Explore Sonoma in Style

Proving emphatically that the Audi sportscar experience isn’t all about the track, the Roads of Sonoma experience puts you behind the wheel of one of Audi’s flagship sports cars, the awesome R8, and unleashes you on the breathtaking Sonoma coast.   If you can tear yourself away…

New Sim Car: Jaguar D-Type

Take to the tracks in Simraceway‘s latest virtual release, the Jaguar D-Type, free this weekend! Find out more on our Online Racing World blog, or read on to view our new car.

PDC/ASCE Instructors: Andrew Shoen

Andrew started competing on motocross bikes when he was eight. In the late 80s and early 90s, he attended racing schools in both California and Arizona, successfully competing in SCCA Improved Touring and garnering multiple wins and podium finishes. By 1998 he was running Pro-7 (spec RX-7) and continuing his winning…

The Cost of Speed on the World’s Fastest Highways

We came across this great–if sobering–infographic the other day, illustrating the speed limits and accident statistics on some of the planet’s fastest roads. Assembled using data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Forbes, and USA Today, it puts in stark perspective the human cost of…

Sim Car Spotlight: Instructors Choice Bundle

One of Simraceway Online Racing World‘s Car Bundles–themed collections of virtual cars that can be downloaded quickly and cost-effectively–the Instructors Choice Bundle comprises cars personally selected by PDC instructors, from the McLaren MP4/4 and BMW M1 Procar to the Mazda 787 and Maserati Tipo 61 ‘Birdcage’.To discover…

PDC/ASCE Instructors: Tony Brakohiapa

Tony has been a professional race driver for more than a decade. His wide-ranging experience includes open-wheel, stock car, sportscar, touring car, and kart racing, and he’s also competed in the Formula Drift National Championship. Competition has taken him all over the world, including appearances at…

Silicon Valley Converges on the PDC

The PDC hosted ConnectedCarSV’s latest drive day on May 22. Over 50 Silicon Valley founders, VCs and tech execs enjoyed the group’s latest Sonoma outing. Head to to view photos from a successful day out.

New Sim Car: Nissan GT-R GT3

Ever fancied putting NISMO’s 2012 flyer to the test around Sonoma–or another of our sim racing game’s world-famous circuits? This weekend, you can race the Nissan GT-R GT3 for free! Find out more on our Online Racing World blog, or read on to view our new virtual racer.

PDC/ASCE Instructors: Jeff Westphal

Audi sportscar experience and Simraceway Performance Driving Center instructor Jeff Westphal is a highly-successful pro driver. He has acquired championships and track records in both open-wheel and sports car disciplines, experiencing the former up to the current Indy Lights car, and the latter up to Rolex GT….

PDC Instructor Triumphs in Motor City

Simraceway Performance Driving Center instructor Jeff Westphal grabbed an impressive GTD class victory in the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan, on Saturday.   Along with team-mate Alessandro Balzan, Jeff drove his no. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 Italia to victory from sixth on…