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All cars will carry SOS decals in 2012.
SOS Children’s Villages, the world’s largest charity dedicated to providing homes to orphaned, abandoned and foster children, will be back as the official charity of Formula Race Promotions in 2012, supporting the F2000 Championship Series, F1600 Formula F Championship Series, and new Atlantic Championship.
The new Atlantic Championship Series, operated by Formula Race Promotions, has appointed Joe Griffin as technical director.
Griffin brings years of Atlantic car experience to the Series, having been involved with the class going back to the Formula B days, and working for a former version of the Series from 1983 to 2006.
The young hope had conclusive testing sessions in Indiana
Edmonton’s own Stefan Rzadzinski confirmed as a starter for the Edmonton Indy® Firestone Indy Lights® double header. Following two days of evaluation on Indiana’s Putnam Park road course, Edmonton’s Stefan Rzadzinski has been given the go ahead to enter at the upcoming Edmonton Indy® Firestone Indy Lights® double header, July 22-24 at City Centre Airport.
Nick Wittmer, Alex Healy and Benjamin Distaulo on route to Mosport
Lombardi Racing Team, last year’s Canadian Touring Car winners, is throwing their hat back into the ring as of this weekend when the 2010 season begins at Mosport Park in Ontario. Defending champion, Montréaler Nick Wittmer, Ontarian Alex Healy and Québecker Benjamin Distaulo will take commande of three Super Touring Honda Civic Si’s with one common goal : to continue their string of success.
By moving the test to March, the teams can do the test and the race at Sebring in one trip.
Officials from the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda announced today that series-sanctioned preseason testing has been rescheduled from January 22-24 at Sebring International Raceway to early March at a venue to be determined.
Genoa Racing has enjoyed tremendous success in International Formula 3000
Genoa Racing is the latest team to announce its intention to enter the American Le Mans Series’ new Le Mans Prototype Challenge class for 2010. The Zionsville, Ind.-based team is returning to its roots in endurance sports car racing, having campaigned top cars in Can-Am some 30 years ago.
Edwards is now nine points behind championship leader Simona De Silvestro
Needing every point he can get if he is to vault himself from third to first in the championship following Sunday’s race, John Edwards gained a valuable bonus point in a cool morning qualifying session by taking the pole positions for the 2009 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda season finale at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
For race 1 of New Jersey doubleheader
In weather conditions that alternated between wet and dry at New Jersey Motorsports Park, Jonathan Summerton scored his second pole position of the 2009 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda season for Saturday’s first race of a doubleheader weekend at the Mazda Formula X presented by Cooper Tires (HDNet, Live, 6/13 at 1 p.m. ET).
Dominating performance at Sebring
Two years after becoming the youngest driver in the history of the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda, John Edwards scored his first career Atlantic victory and a $50,000 winner’s paycheck in Friday’s season opener at Sebring International Raceway.
Kevin Lacroix 2nd, his best finish of the season
Coming to a restart with four laps remaining in Friday’s 2008 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda season finale at Road Atlanta, Finnish rookie Markus Niemela was sitting second in both the race and championship standings.
Every car is carrying special decals with Newman’s initials “PLN”
Throughout the week leading up to this afternoon’s Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda season finale at Road Atlanta, teams and drivers in the series have been paying tribute to Newman Wachs Racing co-owner Paul Newman, who passed away last Friday at the age of 83.
“It feels all right, I like it,” -Niemela
Following a windy final qualifying session on Saturday morning at Miller Motorsports Park, Finnish rookie Markus Niemela retained his first career Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda pole position for Sunday’s SunRichGourmet.com 1000.