Category Archive: F1600

May 14

F1600, F2000, Atlantic Mid-Ohio Saturday rundown

All Formula Race Promotions series next head to Indianapolis, June 8-11

F1600, F2000, Atlantic Mid-Ohio Saturday rundownA rundown of the action from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday, featuring three F1600 races, two F2000 races and a single Atlantic Championship race. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic hFRP Mid-Ohio Previewead for Mid-Ohio

FRP Mid-Ohio Preview

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic hFRP Mid-Ohio Previewead for Mid-OhioAt the season-opening Formula Race Promotions event, six of seven races came down to last lap passes for the lead. This weekend, the F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series head for their second event of the 2017 season at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, in a tight and action packed two-day weekend just 12 days following the season opener at VIR.

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Apr 30

Zach Holden and Brandon Dixon Score Wins at VIR

Zach Holden won in F1600 competition while Brandon Dixon scored the win in F2000 on Sunday afternoon at VIR

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For the second race in a row, and on the same day, Zach Holden took the lead on the last lap and his second victory in three starts on the season-opening weekend of the F1600 Championship Series at VIR.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

F1600: Holden wins race 2 (+video)

Team Pelfrey’s Cowley finished second in the No. 80 Mygale/Honda

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Zach Holden won the second F1600 Championship Series race of the VIR weekend as the leaders scrambled coming out of turn 17 to pass a slower lapped car at VIR on the last lap coming to the checkered flag. Holden would take his first F1600 win in the No. 96 K-Hill Motorsports Mygale/Honda ahead of Matthew Cowley and Lance Fenderson. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

F1600: Jonathan Kotyk by .02 seconds for the win (+video)

“It’s a really great feeling. This is my first car race, I just moved up from karts” – Kotyk

F1600 Jonathan Kotyk by .02 seconds for the win (+video)Jonathan Kotyk, coming out of the final corner at VIR, got the run he needed to win by a nose for Team Pelfrey, beating Zach Holden to the line by .020 seconds with Lance Fenderson another .050 seconds back in a thrilling three-wide finish in the first race of 2017 for the F1600 Championship Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

Sundaramoorthy, Palacio and Grant to Start P1 at VIR

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic

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Yuven Sundaramoorthy, Nicolas Palacio and David Grant will each start first in the Saturday F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series season-opening races from VIR after an exciting day of Friday qualifying sessions.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 27

Holden, Everard, Grant Lead VIR Practice

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic

Formula Race Promotions logoZach Holden, Reece Everard and David Grant led the first practice sessions of the 2017 F1600, F2000 and Atlantic seasons, respectively, at VIR on Thursday.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 27

Estep, 17, makes successful switch from Open Wheel to Sports Car Racing in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama

Most 17-year-olds may be stressed out about homework or junior prom

Trenton Estep - Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama 1Not Trenton Estep – he has several other things on his mind. The high school junior is balancing his studies at Churchill High School in San Antonio, Texas with professional sports car racing in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 25

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic season opener preview

New drivers, more cars and a new sanctioning body

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic season opener previewFormula Race Promotions is set to start its 2017 season this weekend at VIR with the opening rounds of the F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

A Title Sponsor for the ‘’Formula Tour 1600’’ Series

“The new partnership we are launching today is exceptional” – Marcel Lafontaine
Formula Tour 1600 Groupe STCH logoMr. Marcel Lafontaine, President of the Formula Tour 1600 series, is proud to announce that a major partner has joined the organisation as title sponsor of the newly named ‘’Formula Tour 1600 Groupe STCH Series.’’

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Apr 13

The Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada announces tThe support races programme for its Anniversary Edition

Historic F1’s will be on track to celebrate “50 Years of F1 in Canada”

f1_historicb4473In this year during which it celebrates the rich history of 50 years of F1 in our country, the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA will delight fans with its support programme in four distinct categories for a total of eight races.

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Apr 06

Formula Race Promotions & ScreeningNow ink production distribution deal

To produce new race show

Formula Race Promotions & ScreeningNow ink production distribution deal to produce new race showFormula Race Promotions (www.formularacepromotions.com) and ScreeningNow (www.screeningnow.com) have inked a production distribution deal to cover the 2017 season opening at the 17-turn three-mile course at Virginia International Raceway from April 29-30 where drivers will face off in the F1600, F2000, and Atlantic Championship Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 22

Atlantic, F2000, F1600 registrations trend up for new season

“A better registration system and a much better schedule”

Atlantic, F2000, F1600 registrations trend up for new seasonWith just over a month until the Formula Race Promotions season opener at VIRginia International Raceway, Series registrations for the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 seasons for drivers are well ahead of 2016 levels. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 10

BGR Piper Racecars strengthen line up with signing of Hurst

BGR Piper Racecars is pleased to have 3rd year driver, Ben Hurst back with the team in a transition season

2016-05-28_0068The 2015 Toyo Tires Rookie of the Year is fresh off his first win at the season opening SCCA Majors event at Homestead Speedway in Florida.  Ben will compete alongside BGR teammate Roman De Angelis at Virginia International Raceway in just a few weeks, as the pair look to qualify for the SCCA National Championship Run Offs held later this season at the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

FRP announces VIR opening event format

FRP joins the Pirelli World Challenge

Formula Race Promotions logo Formula Race Promotions (FRP) will kick off the 2017 Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 seasons with a huge spectator event at VIR. The opening weekend for the USAC-sanctioned Championships is now set to run over four days, from Thursday April 27 through Sunday April 30.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 16

BGR Piper Racecars welcomes back Roman De Angelis

BGR Piper Racecars welcomes back Roman De Angelis for the 2017 season

2016:09:24_10:44:44_0248 The returning driver is coming off an outstanding 2016 rookie season that saw him win races in the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship, The Formula Tour 1600 Series as well as the Canadian F1600 Super Series.

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Feb 10

FEL (Franczak Enterprises Ltd.) joins the Canadian F1600 Super Series

FEL continues support of Canadian drivers

FEL_Automotive-learning+promotionFEL announced today that they will be joining the 2017 Canadian F1600 Super Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

FRP opens online registration for 2017 season

The season begins at VIR, April 28-30

Formula Race Promotions logo Formula Race Promotions (FRP) and USAC Racing today opened their new and improved online registration system for the much-anticipated 2017 Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series, with just under three long months before the first race of the year at VIR. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 24

BGR/Piper Race cars captures Florida win and podiums

The trip got off to a great start with returning driver Ben Hurst capturing his first win at Homestead

2016-05-28_0195 While the base for BGR was covered in snow, the team headed south to compete in the 2017 SCCA Majors events at both Homestead Speedway and the historic Sebring International Raceway.

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Jan 23

FEL (Franczak Enterprises Ltd.) announces sponsorship of the 2017 Toyo Tires F1600 Series

FEL announced today that they will be joining the 2017 Toyo Tires F1600 Series

Toyo Tires F1600 Championship logo The 2017 Toyo Tires F1600 series will make four stops at Canada’s premier racing circuit, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and one stop each at Shannonville Motorsport Park outside Belleville, Ontario and Calabogie Motorsports Park outside Ottawa, Ontario. Read the rest of this entry »

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