After coming off a dominant last season
Daniel Burkett, the nineteen-year-old Canadian born driver of the No. 4 Swift 016/Mazda from K-Hill Motorsports caught up with us on how he walked away champion of the 2014 Atlantic Championship Series.
Formula Race Promotions today announced its 2015 calendar for the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series.
Seven points-paying race weekends are scheduled for teams and drivers, in addition to a new pre-season exhibition weekend in Florida. The big news is the expansion of the Atlantic Championship Series to a 14-race/seven-weekend format, while the F1600 Formula F Championship Series will grow to a 21-race/seven-weekend schedule.
After starting from pole in the eighth round of the Atlantic Championship Series, Daniel Burkett spun out of the lead.
The points leader was relegated to third spot, falling some five seconds behind. But the K-Hill Motorsport driver wasted no time in passing Jimmy Simpson and then Ethan Ringel to take his sixth win on the season, resetting the track record along the way.
Rounds seven and eight of the Atlantic Championship Series will be July 4th weekend at Mid-Ohio Sportscar Course
Daniel Burkett, K-Hill Motorsports driver and current points leader, won round six of the Atlantic Championship Series at VIRginia International Raceway on Sunday. Coming in second was Jimmy Simpson of Atlantic Creations and Keith Grant driving for Polestar filled the third step on the podium.
Keith Grant has strong showing at VIR practice
As the day ended it was Polestar’s Keith Grant at the top of the time sheets in the afternoon practice session. Grant is still looking for his first win on the season while Jimmy Simpson and Daniel Burkett, who had an up-and-down day, followed on the time sheets.
Twenty-two Atlantic cars took the green flag during race one of the Watkins Glen weekend.
This weekend marks the first time the Atlantic Championship Series has run the Watkins Glen International circuit. Some teams have been here before, but for many drivers, this morning’s qualifying session was the first time they had completely dry laps on this track.