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Formerly V8 Supercars.

New Colours, New Season, Same Down

August 9th, 2012 by

Round One and the start of a fresh season saw the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond return to where it all began last season at Road America. This time they would tackle the circuit with a fresh tire model and an updated caster limit and also increased tire degradation. Madison Down would continue … Read the Rest »

Hamstead Closes Gap with Win in Japan

July 4th, 2012 by

Round Nine of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond saw the teams travel to Japan for a 20 lap shootout at the famous Suzuka International Racing Course. This 5.8km course features a unique cross-over design, with 17 turns and little room for error. Madison Down grabbed the pole position in qualifying with a … Read the Rest »

Van Gisbergen Tops V8 Supercar Field in Belgium

June 29th, 2012 by

Round Eight of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond visited one of the world’s most famous tracks: Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps – aka Spa.  Located in Belgium’s Ardennes Mountains, Spa is 7km in length with a total of 20 turns. After missing the last round owing to Internet trouble, Madison Down celebrated his return … Read the Rest »

Hamstead Back On Top In Virginia

June 22nd, 2012 by

Round Seven of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond took the teams to the community of Alton, near Danville, Virginia and Virginia International Raceway.  VIR, as it’s known, is a 5.26km track in length with 17 corners and is without a doubt one of the series’ most challenging tracks.  With acres of grass … Read the Rest »

Downs’ Magical Month Continues

June 15th, 2012 by

Round Six of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond headed to England’s Oulton Park near the village known as Little Budworth in Cheshire. The 4.3km track features a double chicane on the back straight and offers few overtaking opportunities, so qualifying was the big talking point of the week. As had been the … Read the Rest »

Down Owns the Night

June 11th, 2012 by

Round Five of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond took the teams to Sebring International Raceway where, for the first and only time this season, the drivers would be racing in the dark!  The old 5.95 km airport circuit produced some good, close online racing which saw the drivers having to conserve 300ml … Read the Rest »

Bathurst Coming to iRacing!

June 1st, 2012 by

Mount Panorama, renowned home of the Bathurst 12 Hour and Bathurst 1000, is coming to  The world’s foremost online motorsports simulation service today announced it has reached an agreement with the Bathurst Regional Council to build a digital version of the spectacular 4 mile (6.213 km) Australian road course. “This is great news for … Read the Rest »

Down Dominates Down Under

May 31st, 2012 by

Round Four of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond headed back to home soil and Phillip Island.  The race marked the debut of iRacing’s new tire model on the Ford Falcon FG, one developed by V8 Supercar driver Shane van Gisbergen and Dunlop Series/Endro driver Scott McLaughlin with the help of iRacing’s Eric … Read the Rest »

McLaughlin Takes Control At The Glen

May 16th, 2012 by

Round Two of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond took the teams and drivers to the famous Watkins Glen International which is a 4km in length.  With race one controversy out of the way it was time to get ready for the main race. ANZ Motorsports Scott McLaughlin would take the pole with … Read the Rest »

Hamstead Tops Again at Sebring

March 10th, 2012 by

Week 5 of Season 1, 2012, and the V8 Supercars Series presented by Big Pond, featured 19 lap races chock full of bumps and grinds at Sebring International Raceway’s notoriously rough airport track. The action began with the customary V8SC Americas events on Thursday and Friday nights (9:45 PM EST/02:45 GMT), along with European … Read the Rest »