Category Archive: F1600

Oct 17

Zacharie Robichon makes F2000 debut for BGR Team Grote

It was Zach’s first trip to the former home of the USGP and historic race course

BGR Team Grote - Zacharie Robichon After two season of winning races with BGR Team Grote in the highly rated Toyo Tires F1600 Championship, Zacharie Robichon got his first taste of the next step as he made his debut at the season finale for the F2000 Championship Series held at Watkins Glen .

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Oct 12

Agren wins race and 2014 F1600 title with last lap pass

Agren, from Norway, bounced back after a rough Saturday

F1600 - 2014 Champion Ayla Agren Ayla Agren found a way past Sam Chastain at the last second on the last lap to take her third win of the 2014 F1600 season and more importantly, clinch the 2014 title in the season finale.

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Oct 11

Mehan Wins at Watkins Glen; Rickards Re-Takes Points Lead

Finishing second, setting fast lap and re-taking the points lead was Garth Rickards

Evan Mehan won a race that saw a lead pack of 11 cars trade the lead back and forth until the Chastain Motorsports driver was able to separate himself from the group to take his second victory of the 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship Series at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Agren leads Friday practice over Rickards

It will get more interesting on Saturday

F1600 - Ayla Agren As if the Championship battle couldn’t get any tighter, Ayla Agren paced Friday practice at Watkins Glen by .024 seconds over her main rival, Garth Rickards. The two are nearly neck and neck for the 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship Series crown, which will be settled over rounds 13 and 14 this weekend at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Watkins Glen finale preview

Round 14 of the 2014 Championship

F1600 F Championship logo Ayla Agren comes into the final two rounds of the 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship season with a razor-thin points lead ahead of teammate Garth Rickards. Whoever conquers the Championship’s second trip of the year to the Glen will be crowned the 2014 F1600 Champion after a season that’s seen 10 winners in 12 races. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

F1600 in Focus – Mid-Ohio

Mid-Ohio video now available

F1600 in focus logo The 2014 F1600 in Focus episode from Mid-Ohio has been released, featuring highlights of the July rounds from the F1600 Formula F Championship Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

BGR Team Grote podium at Le Circuit

“It is always a great time of the year to visit Mont-Tremblant”

2014-09-27-1313The Ontario based team headed to the beautiful Mont-Tremblant Le Circuit for the final two rounds of the Formula Tour F1600 Series with their two regular drivers Bruno Chapinotti and Zacharie Robichon.

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Oct 01

Exclusive Autosport sweeps Formula Tour 1600 Championship titles (updated)

The team captured the Pro-class, Masters-class and Rookie championship titles Sunday

2014-09-27_0779Exclusive Autosport, the North American Spectrum factory team wrapped up a tremendously successful F1600 year in the Quebec based Formula Tour 1600 Championship.

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Oct 01

Team Canada Scholarship winner announced

The  selection for the Team Canada Scholarship  is a difficult process as there are so many great young candidates. 

Team Canada logo 2014 has been a stellar year for many of the nominees and in the end one driver stood out among his peers. In just his second season of racing, this years winner left his mark with his first Championship and multiple podiums across the two F1600 Championships in Ontario and Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

DeGrand celebrates Quebec F1600 championship title

American Racer lifts second F1600 Championship in Canada
 
20140928_8867 Tristan DeGrand followed up winning the 2014 Toyo Tires F1600 Championship in Ontario a fortnight ago by winning this year’s Quebec F1600 Championship at the weekend, the 18-year-old St Louis racer becoming the first driver to capture both series titles in the same year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Kingsley named 2014 Toyo Tires F1600 Championship Rookie of the Year

Kingsley will return to on track action next weekend at the Circuit Mont Tremblant Fall Classic

2014-07-27-1951 Exclusive Autosport driver Jeffrey Kingsley captured Rookie of the Year (ROTY) honours at the season finale of the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship September 13 and 14 at the BEMC Indian Summer Races at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

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Sep 19

BGR Team Grote win the Al Craighead Can Am Cup!

It also marks the first win for the new Piper DL7/Honda in only its second event. 

BGR Team Grote 2015 canam35 BGR Team Grote won the prestigious Can Am Cup for the second consecutive year, in the closest finish in Toyo Tires F1600 history. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Britain West take Vice Championship in Toyo Tires F1600

“This past weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park was another great showing for our team”

Britain West Motorsport “Combination of Mygale chassis and rising star Chase Pelletier propel Canadian-based formula car team to new heights at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.” Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Toyo Tires F1600 racing champion reflects on title success

Tristan DeGrand – Driver Q&A

2014-08-09_0133 Tristan DeGrand captured the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship last weekend and for the 18-year-old St Louis racer, his title success is beginning to sink in following an outstanding season competing in Canada’s leading junior open-wheel racing series. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

F1600 in Focus Watkins Glen and VIR videos are online

More videos released

F1600 in focus logo Two more F1600 in Focus short videos have been released, featuring highlights from the F1600 Formula F Championship races at Watkins Glen and VIR.

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Sep 15

Tristan DeGrand wins 2014 Toyo Tires F1600 Championship

St Louis racer dominates Canadian Series with 10 victories

2014-08-07-2516 America’s Tristan DeGrand celebrated winning the Canadian 2014 Toyo Tires F1600 Championship on Sunday, 14th September, by notching his tenth win of the season to cap an outstanding year of racing from the Missouri teenager. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Britain West Motorsports looking to capture Can-Am Cup

At BEMC Indian Summer

F1600 - Chase Pelletier “Canadian-based formula car team head to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park with their sights set on securing a second major title of the season.” Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

More podiums for Exclusive Autosport at Thompson

In F1600 Formula F Championship Series and F2000 Championship Series 

Exclusive Autosport logo The Exclusive Autosport duo of Thomas McGregor and Jack Mitchell Jr. took home a podium each in their respective races this past weekend at Thompson Speedway.

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Aug 31

Chastain conquers Thompson

Last lap contact promoted Garth Rickards to second after Jack Mitchell Jr. and Ayla Agren came together.

Sam Chastain protected the inside line into turn one and took his first F1600 Formula F Championship Series win with a decisive drive at Thompson Speedway in the No. 27 for Chastain Motorsports.

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Aug 30

Mehan dominates at Thompson

Championship leader Ayla Agren finished a close second ahead of her Pelfrey teammate and main title rival Garth Rickards

Evan Mehan continued to be the class of the F1600 Formula F Championship Series field at Thompson, scoring his first win with a dominating performance in the No. 29 Chastain Motorsports Mygale/Honda.

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