All News: Patrick Atherton


Hunting Down

October 25th, 2011 by

The iRacers converged on Road Atlanta for Season Three’s final round of the iRacing.com V8 Supercar Series by Bigpond Sport. Much like the Las Vegas IZOD IndyCar finale’s celebrations were horribly muted by the loss of Dan Wheldon, this end-of-term party was spoiled by yet another motorsport tragedy, this time the death of MotoGP rider … Read the Rest »

Cream rises at the Resort

October 3rd, 2011 by

Week Nine of the iRacing V8 Supercar Series by Bigpond Sport kicked back at the resort, Virginia International Raceway. But nobody was relaxing. With daylight savings in effect in Australia, it spread the massive interest in this series over both evening timeslots. This report covers the first event (7.45pm EDST). Real world V8 Supercar racer … Read the Rest »

Madison's Pacific Solution

September 26th, 2011 by

Week 8 of the iRacing V8 Supercar Series by Bigpond Sport turned Japanese, as the V8 sim racers faced off at Okayama International Circuit. The title has hotted up. NFinity Esports’ Mitchell McLeod’s lead had evaporated under the heat from Madison Down’s charge and, to make matters worse for McLeod, he was absent from this … Read the Rest »

Madison’s Pacific Solution

September 26th, 2011 by

Week 8 of the iRacing V8 Supercar Series by Bigpond Sport turned Japanese, as the V8 sim racers faced off at Okayama International Circuit. The title has hotted up. NFinity Esports’ Mitchell McLeod’s lead had evaporated under the heat from Madison Down’s charge and, to make matters worse for McLeod, he was absent from this … Read the Rest »

Down on Top

July 26th, 2011 by

The final round of the iRacing V8 Supercar Series delivered the drama it promised. This strength-to-strength online racing series keeps producing more action, right when you think it can’t get any hotter. Not only is the bulging entry list a testament to this, the spectator gallery has become standing room only. For the Week 12 … Read the Rest »

McLeod's Mojo returns at Mosport.

July 19th, 2011 by

Defending iRacing V8 Supercar Season One champ Mitchell McLeod will not go quietly, despite his Season Two not going to as much to plan as he would have liked. At Canada’s Mosport Park, he came out fighting and the McLeod magic returned. After a reasonable start to the online racing season including a win at … Read the Rest »

McLeod’s Mojo returns at Mosport.

July 19th, 2011 by

Defending iRacing V8 Supercar Season One champ Mitchell McLeod will not go quietly, despite his Season Two not going to as much to plan as he would have liked. At Canada’s Mosport Park, he came out fighting and the McLeod magic returned. After a reasonable start to the online racing season including a win at … Read the Rest »

Aliens Land at Zandvoort

March 29th, 2011 by

Trans Tasman’s Madison Down was back for Race Two of Monday’s online racing event in the iRacing.com V8 Supercar Series amid the dunes of Zandvoort, bringing a collective (good-natured) groan from the rest of the field. Down snared pole position from Dylan Sharman in the VRS Falcon, while Wayne Harris and Darrin Vouch put on … Read the Rest »

Double Down

March 22nd, 2011 by

Can anyone stop Madison Down?¬† For the sim racers entered in Race Two of Week Seven in the iRacing.com V8 Supercar Series at Summit Point Raceway, this was the question. After his Race One win, Down retained pole position, this time from the ever-present Shay Griffith. Troy Cox, joining Down in Trans Tasman Racing, was … Read the Rest »

Down At The Summit

March 22nd, 2011 by

The iRacing.com V8 Supercar Series headed¬† from the classic long, picturesque stretches of Spa Francorchamps to the short but exciting blast of Summit Point Raceway, for Week Seven of 2011 Season One. Quite a contrast, but this strip of tarmac in the West Virginian countryside was still popular with the virtual V8 field, especially with … Read the Rest »