All News: Ford Falcon FG

Filsell Wins Carnage Filled Season Finale

December 12th, 2014 by

Although Filsell made off with the final with of Season 4, Cubis also had reason to celebrate. It’s no wonder why drivers are often in awe of the great Mount Panorama Circuit. While it seems that every inch of the 6.2 km track can both excite and intimidate, it  also has a unique talent to … Read the Rest »

Down Breaks His V8 Drought

January 21st, 2013 by

Round 11 of the V8 Supercar Championship Presented by Big Pond headed to the Netherlands to tackle Circuit Park Zandvoort, which has a challenging 13 corners.  With this being the penultimate round of the series in 2012 Season One, things where heating up. Justin Ruggier captured pole position with a blistering lap of 1:40.532 … Read the Rest »

TT-R Dominates V8 Field in Canada

July 12th, 2012 by

Round Ten of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond took the teams and drivers into Canada, specifically to 4km (2.459 miles) Mosport International Raceway (now officially known as Canadian Tire Motorsport Park). With Richard Hamstead away for this round (and possibly the Round 11 as well),  it gave Madison Down a massive incentive … 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 »

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 »

V8 Supercars American-Style

March 4th, 2012 by

Last week, inRacingNews‘ Eric Forster interviewed Scott Brackenridge and Mike Budzien—the two individuals who have been the impetus behind promoting V8 Supercars participation in the North and South American time zones. Read on to find out where these guys are coming from (one is a Late Model devotee; the other an open-wheel road racer), why … Read the Rest »

Van Gisbergen edges Hamstead and Down at Phillip Island

March 1st, 2012 by

The V8 Supercars Series presented by Big Pond returned home to Australia for Week 4 of 2012 Season 1, with a 38-lap event at the undulating, 2.762 mile Phillip Island circuit. At just a shade under 105 mile distance, the race was long enough that pit strategies would come into play. As usual, the … Read the Rest »

V8 Supercars to Sanction Series

August 2nd, 2011 by and V8 Supercars announced an agreement today that will see the organizers of the successful V8 Supercar Championship officially sanction the popular online racing service’s V8 Supercar series, which will be known as the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond.  V8 Supercars thus joins NASCAR, INDYCAR and GRAND-AM as partners in sanctioning competition … Read the Rest »