All News: Rens Broekman

Broekman Breaks Draught at VIR

January 17th, 2014 by

Round 11 of the V8 Supercar Series headed to Virginia International Raceway and while the “real” Oak Tree may have fallen down, its virtual counterpart is alone and well lives on iRacing!   As the for V8 championship, Madison Down has control of the point race but John Emerson is still in the hunt. VIR … Read the Rest »

Broekman Victorious in Belgium

December 6th, 2012 by

Round 5 of the V8 Supercar Championship presented by BigPond headed to Belgium.  This would be the first trip of two sortees to Belgium for the series and the first time the drivers and teams would have to tackle Circuit Zolder. Qualifying was lead by Rens Broekman who posted a 1:32.235 while Justin Ruggier … Read the Rest »

Broekman’s Home Field Advantage

October 19th, 2012 by

The penultimate round of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond took the teams and drivers to the Netherlands for the first time this year and a rendez-vous with Zandvoort, a 4.3km track in length with a total of 13 turns. This week the drivers would need to save fuel to make it home … Read the Rest »

Broekman Nails ESRA V8 Opener at Suzuka

September 21st, 2012 by

Things looked quite difficult for the drivers of the European Sim Racing Association V8 Supercar GT Omega Championship early in the practice session for the first race of the championship at the Suzuka International Circuit. Rens Broekman was very fast indeed early in practice and took the pole position, nearly a full second faster than … Read the Rest »

Van Gisbergen Takes Top V8 Honors at Okayama

February 11th, 2012 by

The biggest race for the first week of iRacing’s V8 Supercar Official Series, 2012 Season One at Okayama International Circuit took place at 10:45 GMT on Monday, February 6.   In all, 84 drivers signed-up for the time slot and the online race split four ways—21 per. On the pole of the top split (Strength of … Read the Rest »

McLeod Wins Battle, Loses War

January 24th, 2012 by

MADISON DOWN THE SERIES CHAMP AGAIN Just to add a little spice to the already-hot iRacing V8 Supercar Series finale, series points leader Madison Down was unable to front for the maximum points Monday Night Showdown at Road Atlanta due to pressing travel arrangements. While some would argue that it detracted from the event, leaving … Read the Rest »

Broekman Rising

December 6th, 2011 by

The real-world V8 Supercar series was run and won on the weekend past, but the online series is just hotting up. Not quite at the halfway point, and even long before that, the saga was developing into a slugfest between two former series winners- Trans Tasman Racing’s Madison Down and Racing’s  Mitchell McLeod. But … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile – Rens Broekman

November 12th, 2011 by

You might say Rens Broekman is something of a Stranger in a Strange Land.  Most Mondays finds him competing in’s V8 Supercar Series.  In and of itself that hardly qualilfies Broekman as a stranger.  But when you consider that he lives in The Netherlands and that virtually everyone he’s competing against in his nFinity … Read the Rest »

V8 iRacers farewell Dan

October 18th, 2011 by

Sim racers are just like any other motorsport enthusiast. When a real-world driver’s life is tragically cut short,  all enthusiasts feel as though they have lost a colleague. The loss of IZOD Indycar driver and 2011 Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon was felt by all in the iRacing community. The V8 racers no less, as … 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 »