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Oceanic Sim Racing (OSR) Bathurst 1000 Powered by iRacing.com

November 14th, 2014 by

To some, it’s just a game. To others, it’s as real as it gets without actually having to deal with people like Roland Dane. The Oceanic Sim Racing (OSR) Bathurst 1000 powered by iRacing.com was a monumental step forward in the world of virtual racing. Boasting features such as driver-swaps, a digital replica of the … Read the Rest »

Emerson Claims Victory on The Mountain

October 9th, 2014 by

The most revered racing circuit in Australian motorsport, Mount Panorama is a mammoth of a track and one which is not easily tamed. It must be approached with respect as “The Mountain” has deemed some of the greatest V8 Supercar drivers (real and sim) unworthy and purged them from its presence. With the iRacing.com V8 … Read the Rest »

Sharman Conquers The Mountain

February 10th, 2014 by

With the iRacing.com GT3 Challenge series debuting at the legendary Mount Panorama this week, victory would only come to those who could both respect and survive the treacherous mountain. The infamous four mile long 23-turn street course cares nothing for good intentions, strong hopes, dreams of success or fancy paint schemes. It rewards a driver’s … Read the Rest »

Crazy 8s in Virginia

June 7th, 2013 by

Round 5 of the iRacing.com V8 Supercar Series headed to Virginia International Raceway.  It has been a few seasons since the drivers took to VIR and the sim-racers would have to re-acquaint themselves with the full 5.2 km circuit consisting of 17 corners. Qualifying was lead by Madison Down who posted a very impressive lap … Read the Rest »

V8 Supercars Visit the Surface of the Sun

May 22nd, 2013 by

Well maybe that was a bit dramatic for the title on my recap of my visit to Austin, Texas for the V8 Supercars race at the Circuit of the Americas, but it does convey how bloody hot it was.  Sean Siff and I headed south for the Austin 400 and even though I was born … Read the Rest »

Hamstead Stands Tall in Atlanta

May 20th, 2013 by

The iRacing.com 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 Puts the Hammer Down

February 6th, 2013 by

Round One of the iRacing.com 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 »

Ruggier Rolls to Victory in Japan

December 21st, 2012 by

Round 7 of the iRacing.com V8 Supercar Championship paid a return visit to the Land of the Rising Sun at 4.8km Twin Ring Motegi.  With ANZ drivers Justin Ruggier and Scott McLaughlin returning this week it was ‘game on’ and, with most of the drivers having a break over Christmas and New Years, it would … Read the Rest »

Hamstead Wins Down Under

December 1st, 2012 by

Round 4 of the iRacing.com 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’s Perfect Start

November 26th, 2012 by

Round 3 of the iRacing.com V8 Supercar Championship presented by BigPond visited Sonoma Raceway. With Scott McLaughlin dominating the first two rounds the question was whether he could continue his good form. Qualifying was led by Madison Down all the way ’til the final session when the championship leader took over the top spot with … Read the Rest »