All News: Richard Hamstead

Hamstead Closes Gap with Win in Japan

July 4th, 2012 by

Round Nine of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond saw the teams travel to Japan for a 20 lap shootout at the famous Suzuka International Racing Course. This 5.8km course features a unique cross-over design, with 17 turns and little room for error. Madison Down grabbed the pole position in qualifying with a … Read the Rest »

Hamstead Back On Top In Virginia

June 22nd, 2012 by

Round Seven of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond took the teams to the community of Alton, near Danville, Virginia and Virginia International Raceway.  VIR, as it’s known, is a 5.26km track in length with 17 corners and is without a doubt one of the series’ most challenging tracks.  With acres of grass … Read the Rest »

Hamstead Nails Round 1

May 11th, 2012 by

Season 2 of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond kicked off with the teams and drivers heading to Road America to tackle the challenging 6.5km road course. As new faces show their force and with former champions back in the game this is looking to be a good season. With George Maris taking … Read the Rest »

Hamstead Takes Maiden V8 Title

April 25th, 2012 by

The final round of the V8 Supercars Series presented by BigPond headed to the United Kingdom to race around the world famous Oulton Park circuit.  For the teams and drivers it was the first time they had driven on Oulton’s 4.2km International Circuit.  Heading into the final week Richard Hamstead had only a two … 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 »

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 »

Hamstead Cruises at the Glen

February 22nd, 2012 by

The V8 Supercar Series presented by Big Pond came to America last week, with a thirty-lap event at Watkins Glen. The track was set in its Cup configuration, so the large, heavy Ford Falcon would need to negotiate the Inner Loop chicane. As has become the custom this season, V8SC Americas kicked off the … Read the Rest »