Tag Archive: Atlantic

Apr 13

Burkett dominates opening Atlantic Championship Series weekend

Next to him on the podium was Conner Kearby and Keith Grant

Atlantic Championship Series The second and final race of the 2014 inaugural weekend for the Atlantic Championship Series at Road Atlanta completed with Canadian Daniel Burkett, driving a K-Hill Motorsports’ Atlantic Car, turning his second pole position into a second win in dominating fashion.

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Apr 10

Teams take to Road Atlanta test day

Official practice starts on Friday for all three series

Formula Race Promotions logo Prior to the season opening rounds for F1600, F2000 and Atlantic at Road Atlanta this weekend, the three Formula Race Promotions operated open-wheel series enjoyed a full and extensive test-day at the 12-turn road course.

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Apr 09

K-Hill prepares multi-car arsenal for Road Atlanta

Canadian Daniel Burkett will re-unite with the K-Hill crew

Atlantic Championship Series logo K-Hill Motorsports plans to be a major factor in the 2014 Atlantic Championship Series, entering a number of Swift Atlantic cars in the upcoming pro series season opener at Road Atlanta, April 11-13. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

F1600 Series continues growth

More races and more cars for 2014

F1600 F Championship logoFor F1600 Formula F Championship Series participants, a new year means an expanded schedule, with more teams, drivers and new cars expected for the Series.

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Nov 01

F2000, F1600 and Atlantic 2014 Schedules Announced

The 2014 schedule will see seven events and 14 races

F2000 - Tim MinorFormula Race Promotions today announced its 2014 schedules for the F2000 Championship Series, now in its ninth season, the F1600 Formula F Championship Series, and the newly re-launched Atlantic Championship Series.

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Feb 28

F2000, F1600 and Atlantic Support SOS Children’s Villages

All cars will carry SOS decals in 2012.

Slideshow image 2SOS 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.

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Jan 05

Joe Griffin Joins Atlantic Championship Series

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.

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Jul 13

Edmonton’s Stefan Rzadzinski to start in the Edmonton Indy Lights races

The young hope had conclusive testing sessions in Indiana

Stefan RzadzinskiEdmonton Indy logoEdmonton’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.

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May 01

Robert Wickens celebrates first World Series victory at Spa

Canadian takes Formula Renault 3.5 Series points lead

Formula Renault 3.5 Series - Robert Wickens - SpaRobert Wickens logoCanada’s Robert Wickens celebrated his first victory of the 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season this weekend as the Toronto racer proved to be a dominant force in Round 2 hosted at the renowned Spa-Francorchamps Circuit in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Lombardi Honda Racing starts the 2010 season‏

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Atlantic Championship preseason testing rescheduled to early March

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Genoa Racing to enter LMPC class in 2010

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Edwards scores pole for season finale at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (+results)

Edwards is now nine points behind championship leader Simona De Silvestro

Atlantic - John EdwardsNeeding 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Summerton takes second Atlantic pole of 2009

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). Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

De Silvestro quickest in Atlantic practice at Miller Motorsports Park (+results)

She could be on the verge of her second victory

Atlantic - Simona De SilvestroApproximately 13 months ago, Simona De Silvestro became the second woman in the history of the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda to win a race when she triumphed at Long Beach.

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May 10

De Silvestro Sweeps Utah weekend en route to 2nd Atlantic victory (+results)

“It feels awesome” -De Silvestro

Simona De Silvestro had a perfect weekend at Round 2 of the 12-race 2009 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship, the $50,000-to-win Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah Grand Prix at Miller Motorsports Park.

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Mar 21

Edwards scores first Atlantic victory (+result)

Dominating performance at Sebring

Atlantic - John EdwardsTwo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Atlantic graduates enjoy another great year in 2008

Canadian Patrick Carpentier and Alex Tagliani among them

For the past 35 years, it has been well documented that graduates of the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda are extremely prepared to be successful at the highest levels of motorsport all over the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

2008 Atlantic Engineer of the Year joins Newman Wachs Racing

Keeping with their pledge to improve on their third place

Newman Wachs Racing (NWR) is pleased to announce that 2008 Atlantic Engineer of the Year, Nick Harvey, will be joining the Chicago-based team.

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Oct 04

Top Atlantic team announces expansion to Firestone Indy Lights in 2009

Team name to be Genoa Indy Lights

Genoa Racing, currently a top Atlantic team and also one of the most successful teams in Firestone Indy Lights history, plans to expand its operations to include a two-car Firestone Indy Lights team in 2009.  Read the rest of this entry »

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