Success on track for Invictus driver

Invictus Racing League driver Scott Bugner (BoyBetterKnowSB) recently took to the track in his Ford Fiesta at Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire and was rewarded with a successful return for his efforts.

The car which was sporting its brand new Invictus Racing League promotional decals took 4th overall in the race against strong competition.

However, it was a first in class finish for Scott as his Class F Fiesta took the top step of the podium and a trophy for the #99 car.

Huge congratulations go to Scott for his efforts and a well earned fruitful weekend at the MSV owned circuit. The whole team and community sends its warmest congratulations to Scott and we hope he will see the top step many more times!

The #99 proudly showing off the winner’s trophy for 1st in class at Cadwell Park

 

Scott is lined up to race this weekend (Sep 22/23) at Donnington Park in front of a 20,000 strong crowd in a support race for the highly competitive British GT and British F3 series, which are both known for launching young careers. The car will be on full show for all including the British racing media. We wish him the best of luck!

If you can, make sure you get down there to support him! And equally, if you also want to show off your support for Invictus, then visit our store for all merchandise!

Tickets can be found here! Donnington Park Race Day Tickets

 

A win for Invictus on the circuit on game and real life shows what can be achieved with hard work and dedication. Get yourself on the grid and start your journey today!

F1 2018 Season one calendar announced

F1 2018 has been out now for a few weeks and given the driver’s a taste of the new circuits and handling of the 2018 spec machines that will be making up the grid.

Earlier today the calendar was announced for next season and with some returning favourites along with brand new additions it is certain that we will see some electric racing throughout all leagues.

 

Pre-season

Pre-season will start at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. The fast circuit in the Austrian hills will be a eye opener for the driver’s who will be looking to hit the ground running with a lap just over a minute long. We have seen some fantastic racing around the Red Bull Ring in the past and we can expect to see more of the same in the first pre-season test.

The second and final pre-season race moves 1795 miles east to Baku on the coast of the Caspian Sea. The recent addition to the calendar will test the drivers on their precision as they make their way around the ancient city. The now infamous castle section will see who is bravest and most daring.  Could we potentially see the safety car come in to effect with the pit crews working overtime?

 

Championship rounds

The first round of the season takes place in Melbourne, Australia as the cars and drivers will fight for points around the Albert Park circuit. The grid will have started to work each other out and it will be game-time as the visors come down and lights go out to open the season.

Round two will be hosted by the desert destination of Bahrain. The race has been a part of the previous two seasons and with tyre choices always varying it makes for a strategic nightmare for the race engineers when deciding on the qualifying tyre and the pit-stop strategy. Who can overcome the dusty circuit and take victory in the gulf?

The beautiful Budapest in Hungary owns round three of the championship as the cars take to the Hungaroring. We saw some stunning racing last season around the track that is notoriously difficult to overtake on. We hopefully get to see a repeat of last seasons explosive race once again.

Round four is the first visit in Invictus history to the Paul Ricard circuit in France, with the first of the new grand prix circuits added to the game. We can expect to see a fast and furious pace with potential for thrills and spills all across the vibrant circuit as Invictus rolls into town.

The fifth round takes place at the famous Monza Autodromo. The passionate Tifosi will be cheering along for the scarlett red Ferrari’s with nothing short of a win expected. The driver’s who get signed to the team this season will know how important that race victory is.

The final round of the first half of the season comes to the home of British motorsport at Silverstone. A track that is ever popular with fans and driver’s alike. The critical section of maggotts, becketts, aintree and chapel can either ruin or fire a driver into a perfect lap. The cars going around copse corner at flat out will mean it is not a race to be missed!

The league then takes its week long break and allows the grid to prepare for the second half of the season. We have seen late season charges catapult driver’s into championship contention so the break is never one to slow the grid down.

Round seven will go to Hockenheim as the German Grand Prix returns to the F1 and Invictus calendar. The now fast arena circuit is a far shot from the old track that disappeared into the forest but it is no less exiting. The overtaking opportunities are everywhere and we are sure to see a fantastic race.

Circuite Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada hosts round eight as the cars make their first trip to North America. The infamous ‘Wall of Champions’ looms for anyone who loses concentration and with a very popular following in Canada. The Canadian Grand Prix is always a exciting one to be part of whether in the car or out of it.

Spa-Francorchamps was given round nine as the teams attend one of the most famous circuits on the planet with possibly the greatest corner in racing in Eau Rouge and Raidillon. The Ardennes hills will be alive with the sound of turbo-hybrid engines as the drivers take to the track and prepare themselves for a mouth-watering thrill ride around the tricky Belgian circuit.

The penultimate round of the season gets a shot of red, white and blue as the Circuit of the Americas maintains its position on the calendar. The incredible city of Austin hosts what could possibly be an incredibly important race in the season. The stakes will be high but as the saying goes “Everything is bigger in Texas”

Our first season wraps up in Interlagos as Brazil will see the champion crowned and celebrated. The quick track with famously changeable conditions has seen some unbelievable races in recent Invictus seasons and we can expect the same again as the driver’s will look to finish out the season in style.

 

 

With the calendar announced we await the start of what is shaping up to be a spectacular season. The new driver line up’s and team contracts will be announced in the near future so check out the Invictus Racing League twitter @InvictusRL for all announcements on dates and relevant information.

 

The countdown to the new season is underway but you can still be a part of it! Applications are still open in our sign-up section for new members, so get yourself on the grid!

Preliminary driver line up announced

The first preliminary driver lists were announced for the Invictus Racing leagues last week and we see a strong returning force with a mix of new and hungry drivers.

We are running six leagues initially but with the prospect of a PC league and a rookie no-assist league in the pipework, that list is certainly about to grow.

There is potential for some spectacular battles throughout the grid with driver’s making a comeback to the league in hope of derailing some of the established stars on track. We are all hoping this proves to be the most successful season yet and with a strong community of driver’s providing superb racing, we cannot wait!

Current driver line ups*

No Assists (Monday 8pm)

  • F1WWFC_07 (Malc)
  • Nikki9095
  • Challenjer17
  • MeroD2
  • Speed_Queen80
  • BoyBetterKnowSB
  • ChielNijland
  • J03L-v520v-
  • xMIKExSI
  • RealHiroshi
  • Sargent_009
  • Mystic_Man22
  • Mamafisher
  • Tuomas53
  • Philip_mcfc

Performance League 1 (Tuesday 8pm)

  • mj_coop
  • SirSpud72
  • Tejuarr
  • Tony-Y-
  • Josepe04b
  • NotoriousL_I_P
  • aaronjspence2017
  • sjd1988
  • Jamie_6328
  • TUF_Shayo
  • Megglugpy
  • LMC_Boogster
  • Fascone0525
  • xMIKExSI

Performance League 2 (Tuesday 8pm)

  • BWAClyde
  • Delange93
  • Captain_Stiff
  • Jos_Heinssie
  • KaW_TacTiicZz
  • mrstim96
  • NeverMIss00
  • NickLJThomson
  • Nitrogash
  • osteven002
  • sab7786
  • Scopefielder
  • t_o_m_444
  • WaveIntel

Equal Performance F1 (Wednesday 8pm)

  • Sambamkid
  • Gamer_DA_Best262
  • mdoran09
  • Megglugpy
  • BoyBetterKnowSB
  • xlexand
  • jamesbraden99
  • FoxyRed2000
  • Nikki9095
  • Jajo105
  • Axeeri
  • XRL_Button
  • Orchard_David
  • TamworthFox

Equal Performance F2 (Wednesday 8pm)

  • Orchard_Socks
  • Scopefielder
  • Humbostone
  • Hulkenburger
  • TUF_Shayo
  • ChicKeN_OwNzzzz
  • Jos_Heinssie
  • Betrayer46
  • mj_coop
  • WaveIntel
  • Tony-Y-
  • NoFudge4U
  • Jamie_6328
  • Narayan94
  • Benjym214
  • NickLJThomson
  • FabulousChicken0

Equal Performance F3 (Wednesday 8pm)

  • aaronjspence2017
  • Bren_Ons
  • BWAClyde
  • colinj1411996
  • Craig8728
  • F1Richard67
  • Fascone0525
  • FerociousDan
  • Captain_Stiff
  • Gazzaman96
  • NeverMiss00
  • osteven002
  • Jakulat67
  • Nitrogash
  • NotoriousL_I_P
  • SirSpud72
  • xMIKExSI
  • PAUL0_PABL06
  • sjd1988
  • Tejuarr

*(All line ups are currently provisional and subject to change)

 

The leagues are looking extremely competitive and with multi championship winning drivers in several formula we are in store for a fantastic season.

Hopefully some of your favourites are back on the grid and you can support us by watching and following the Twitch.tv streams for each league.

 

The cars are in the final stages of preparation ready for pre-season to begin and the only thing next is to find out what teams have signed what drivers. We could see some strong partnerships and dark horses emerge giving us our best season yet!

To get involved in the league and add your name to these lists – check out the sign up page and leave your details!

 

New league on the horizon

 

Invictus Racing League has announced that it will be moving to a new platform for the first time. The news broke on Thursday about the formation of a F1 2018 league on PC that will run on Sunday evenings at 8pm (GMT)

The league will add to the already strongly supported PS4 leagues and will offer a chance for new members to join under the Invictus Racing League banner on a different system. The Invictus community has already grown over 100 members and with new leagues on the horizon it is only set to get bigger.

Dates and drivers are yet to be announced so keep an eye on our twitter page @InvictusRL for any further information.

For all drivers new or old whom are interested in the PC league then please contact the admin team on the Codemasters forum post, or send a direct message via the twitter page and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.

 

 

 

It is certainly exciting times for Invictus and with the league more popular than ever and growing each day – Make sure you don’t miss out and sign up today to be on the gird for the first race of the season!

Invictus Racing League takes to the track!

 

 

Invictus Racing League will be on full show as No-Assist and Equal Performance F1 league driver Scott Bugner (BoyBetterKnowSB) takes to the track this weekend with the leagues logo proudly placed on the car.

Scott joined the league last season and has already become a valued member of the leagues and community. He picked up a win in his second race of his IRL career at Japan after a debut podium in Canada in the No-Assists league whilst being competitive in the superb Equal Performance F1 league.

He has kindly allowed us to advertise on his car that he currently races in the Ford Saloon Series and with trips to famous circuits such as Brands Hatch, Snetterton and Rockingham we will hopefully get to promote ourselves to a wider audience.

Invictus Racing League thanks Scott for his support and willingness to promote us and wishes him all the best with the rest of his season and future seasons. Check out the race calendar on the Ford Saloon Championship website to see if you can support him in person at your nearest circuit.

 

Scott currently races online with Invictus and does well to practice enough whilst getting his Ford ready to take the chequered flag.

 

 

 

Equally he is always on the lookout for extra sponsorship opportunities so if you can or know of anyone that could help then please contact:

ScottBugner11@gmail.com

 

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