All News: Richard Hamstead

Hamstead Stands Tall in Atlanta

May 20th, 2013 by

The V8 Supercar Series stayed in the States for Round Two as drivers and teams took to Road Atlanta.  Last week’s record number of 135 drivers was backed up with another 128 sim-racers traveling to Georgia for Week 2. Qualifying was led by Richard Hamstead with a lap at 1:21.044 to grab the pole … Read the Rest »

Down Dodges Drama at Action-Packed Sonoma

April 11th, 2013 by

Round Ten of the V8 Supercars Series was back in the USA at Sonoma Raceway where, for the first time, the sim-racers would not be using the Long circuit instead of the more familiar Cup layout. The championship had closed-up after Madison Down’s win at Phillip Island with Justin Ruggier only five points ahead … Read the Rest »

Hamstead Strikes Back At The Park

February 15th, 2013 by

Round Two of the V8 Supercar Championship presented by Big Pond headed back into Australia, to one of iRacing’s newest tracks — Oran Park. As Madison Down took Round One with Richard Hamstead finishing in second it looked like it might go the same way in Round Two.  However, Hamstead’s win in the early … Read the Rest »

Down Puts the Hammer Down

February 6th, 2013 by

Round One of the V8 Supercar Championship took the teams and drivers into the UK and Oulton Park. Richard Hamstead was now the driver to beat when he claimed his second championship, edging out Madison Down and Justin Ruggier for the 2012 S4 crown. Down would top qualifying with a blistering 1:35.772 while Hamstead … 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 »

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 »

Hamstead Closes-in on V8 Championship

January 9th, 2013 by

Round 10 of the V8 Supercar Championship Presented by Big Pond headed into Canada to tackle Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (aka Mosport). After having two weeks’ break for most of the drivers everyone was back in full force and ready to take on the last three weeks of the season to see who will … Read the Rest »

Hamstead Wins Down Under

December 1st, 2012 by

Round 4 of the V8 Supercar Championship presented by BigPond returned home to Australia for the first endurance event of the season at Phillip Island. With Scott McLaughlin dominating the first 3 rounds of the Championship, would anyone step up and stop him from having a perfect month of online racing? Richard Hamstead grabbed … Read the Rest »

McLaughlin Strikes First Blow in Season 4

November 8th, 2012 by

The first round for 2012 Season 4 of the V8 Supercar Championship presented by BigPond took the teams and drivers to Road America for a challenging and fuel-saving 18 laps. With new sponsors and teams coming to play in the series, this is setting up to be an amazing season.  Two of the biggest … Read the Rest »

Hamstead Back With Infineon Win

August 23rd, 2012 by

Round three of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond stayed in America featured a track which the V8 sim-racers haven’t visited for a while, namely Sonoma. The challenging 3.2km track would test the drivers in ways which really haven’t come into play much this season, including tire management over the course of the … Read the Rest »