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60+ Racing Adventures Round 4: Brands Hatch

July 6th, 2017 by Wayne Strout

Carkner Sets the Pace at Brands Hatch The Round 4 of the 60+ Racing Adventures League for sim racers age 60 and older ran on Wednesday at Brands Hatch, and featured a field of 29 Pro Mazdas.  In almost a repeat of the Round 3 contest at Monza, the Group 1 race was dominated by … Read the Rest »

Tanson’s charge: Almost complete

March 2nd, 2015 by

Brands Hatch; a circuit in the United Kingdom with a lot of heritage. Home of the British Grand Prix for a total of 12 seasons (intermittently) between 1964 and 1986. Gerhard Berger (ex-Ferrari F1 driver) once said that Brands Hatch is “the best circuit in the world,” which is by no means an easy feat … Read the Rest »

No Walk in the Park

November 25th, 2014 by

Brands Hatch located in Kent, England hosted Week 4 of the iRacing Star Mazda Championship. The 2.3 mile circuit is certainly classed as a fan and drivers favourite, and drivers would certainly need to be on their game if they were to do well; and of course not make any mistakes. The 17:45GMT was the … Read the Rest »

Down Goes Two for Two

February 17th, 2014 by’s official V8 Supercar Series headed to Brands Hatch in England for the second round of 2014 Season 1 and a 38 lap race. Qualifying was tight but for the second time this season it was Madison Down taking the pole position being the only sim-racer to dip into the 1:25’s. Teammate Josh Muggelton placed … Read the Rest »

Swirydowicz On Top in England

April 5th, 2013 by

Week Nine brought the Skip Barber Race Series to the grassy hills of Brands Hatch, located in Kent, England.  The “Indy” layout being used is 1.198 miles (1.928 km) and one of the shortest tracks on the schedule.  The pole was won by Nicolas Bihan (Texas) with a blazing fast time of 51.715.  There … Read the Rest »

Hamstead Opens the Hatch, Claims V8 Supercar Title

January 28th, 2013 by

The 12th and final round of the 2012 Season4 V8 Supercar Championship took the teams to the UK for a visit to historic Brands Hatch. Madison Down’s absence from the final round meant Richard Hamstead would claim his second V8 Supercar Championship and join the missing Mr Down in becoming the second sim-racer … Read the Rest »

From Armchair to Race Seat – Partridge Shows the Way

September 3rd, 2011 by

Recent years has seen several highly publicised sim-racers making the step up from the virtual to the real world of motorsport, with names such as Wyatt Gooden, Bryan Heitkotter, John Prather and Jim Caudill, Jr successfully making the transition. What’s different about iRacing member Chris Partridge’s story is his objective of sharing his experience of … Read the Rest »

The Full Monte

June 12th, 2011 by

Running caution laps behind the pace car at Lanier can be pretty boring. Why doesn’t iRacing have ‘quickie yellows’, there’s no reason . . . The radio cracks.  “You know gents, this track reminds me of a little dirt bullring we used to race at when I was about 19 years old.  That’s the first … Read the Rest »

Kersey Tames Brands Hatch

August 16th, 2010 by

In a show of bravado only the most talented of sim racers would dare attempt, Darren Kersey arrived for this week’s RSR League race at Brands Hatch after predicting he would win the “Top of the Morning to You Grand Prix.” Luckily for Kersey, he possesses the online racing skills necessary to back-up such claims. … Read the Rest »