Category Archive: F1600

Nov 29

Senna’s original race machine headline’s Formula Ford 50th anniversary display at Autosport International

Ayrton Senna’s Van Diemen RF81 plus the car that started it all, the Lotus 51, will be on display at Autosport International

Senna Racing the Van Diemen RF81 The Historic Sportscar Club (HSCC) will kick off the 50th anniversary celebrations of Formula Ford at Autosport International with a major display of iconic single-seaters. The spectacular nine-car display will showcase landmark Formula Ford designs as well as those cars with prominent histories. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

FRP at the SuperNats

It was the 20th annual edition of the SuperNats

FRP at the SuperNats Formula Race Promotions (FRP) officials, teams and drivers recently descended on Las Vegas, Nevada for the annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals (SuperNats), an annual world-famous karting race.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Formulatour1600 confirm new way to define F1600 class with 2017 season launching

Be ready for 2017 season

Formula Tour 1600 logoIn 2017 we will have 2 standing, General standing & Ford standing. If a round winner is power by Ford engine, he will score points in each standing.

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Nov 16

F1600: Tight Racing by the Numbers

Eleven of 21 F1600 Formula F Championship Series races run in 2016 were decided by a victory margin under one-tenth of a second

F1600 F Championship logo

There were 20 races that were decided by a victory margin of half-a-second or less, and of the tight races, three came down to thousandths of a second. The closest finish came at New Jersey Motorsports Park, where Calvin Ming won by .001 seconds. The result was so tight it took multiple camera angles to verify the results as anxious drivers waited for trophy hardware next to the podium.

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Nov 10

F2000: Bamford’s Title Season

It was four years ago in October that Bamford, from Toronto, Ontario, made his debut in a Van Diemen

Steve Bamford Steve Bamford found his way to the F1600 Formula F Championship Series in 2011, made his F2000 Championship debut at the end of 2012, and worked on improving each weekend – culminating in a dominating 2016 season that saw him win the F2000 Championship in the No. 7 Rice Race Prep Citation. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

2017 schedule released for F1600, F2000 and Atlantic championships

Three major spectator events and two new tracks have been added to the trademark seven-weekend schedule

Formula Race Promotions logo Formula Race Promotions (FRP) today announced a vastly overhauled and exciting schedule for the 2017 F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

New Class Structure and lower entry fees for F1600, F2000 and Atlantic

Formula Race Promotions will announce its 2017 schedule shortly

Formula Race Promotions logo Formula Race Promotions (FRP) announced today an updated class structure for the 2017 F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series, while lowering entry fees and still providing three live hours of track time per class per Championship weekend.
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Oct 06

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic drivers set for Mazda Shootout

Ryan Norman, John McCusker and Peter Portante earned tickets through Formula Race Promotions

Formula Race Promotions logo Drivers representing Formula Race Promotions’ (FRP) F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series have stamped their tickets to the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Exclusive Autosport announces three USF2000 drivers for Chris Griffis Memorial Test

Lloyd joins, Estep and Clunie return to championship-winning team

Exclusive Autosport - F2000 Canadian junior open-wheel formula racing team Exclusive Autosport is excited to reveal the trio of drivers who will join the Chris Griffis Memorial Test under the team’s awning in USF2000. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Canadian Open Wheel Racing – Business as usual in 2017

Canadian Open Wheel Racing – Business As Usual In 2017

16100402bSince the news of Move Motorsport stepping away from the Ontario Formula Ford series came out late last week, there have been some greatly exaggerated reports of open wheel racing’s ultimate demise here in Canada, with a lot of unfounded speculation, and the usual somebody needs to do something. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Verhagen, Reid and Grant Win on Sunday at VIR

A full 2017 scheduled will be announced shortly

Formula Race Promotions logo Neil Verhagen, Bob Reid and David Grant won in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic, respectively, on Sunday at VIRginia International Raceway to close out the 2016 Formula Race Promotions season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Fate of Canadian open-wheel racing hangs in the balance

Fate of Canadian open-wheel racing hangs in the balance

2016-09-24_0985 Anyone who isn’t worried for the future of open-wheel racing in Canada hasn’t been paying attention. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Portante, McCusker and Norman Win at VIR on Saturday

F1600, F2000, Atlantic

Formula Race Promotions logo Peter Portante, John McCusker and Ryan Norman won in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic, respectively, on Saturday morning at VIRginia International Raceway. In addition, Neil Verhagen won the F1600 Formula F Championship Series title with a strong second place finish.   Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Verhagen wins on Friday at VIR

Neil Verhagen won an exciting Friday evening F1600 Formula F Championship Series race at VIRginia International Raceway

Formula Race Promotions logo After taking the white-flag three wide, K-Hill’s Verhagen emerged to win by a few car lengths after a race-long all-green-flag battle among four cars on the F1600 Championship finale weekend in Virginia. It is one step closer to the title for the F1600 points leader. Kaylen Frederick and Phillippe Denes followed for Team Pelfrey. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

2016 championship goes to Estep, Exclusive Autosport in Formula Tour 1600

Estep scores three poles, three flag-to-flag wins at Circuit Mont-Tremblant Fall Classic on route to title

2016-09-24_0571 Exclusive Autosport’s Formula Tour 1600 season ended just as it began: with utter domination. Trenton Estep of San Antonio, Texas, was the class of the field in this past weekend’s Fall Classic at Circuit Mont-Tremblant by being fastest in practice, earning pole in all three races while breaking the series track record with a qualifying lap of 1:44.354 – a mark previously set by another Exclusive Autosport driver, Tristan DeGrand, in 2014 – and winning all three races from flag to flag, each by margins of between 10 and 20 seconds to the second-place finisher.

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Sep 28

F1600, F2000, Atlantic season finale preview

Action gets going on Friday morning from VIRginia International Raceway

Formula Race Promotions logo Formula Race Promotions (FRP) heads into its season finale at VIRginia International Raceway this weekend with four drivers eligible for the F1600 Formula F Championship Series title, which all comes down to this final triple-header weekend.

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Sep 19

FRP Team launches Karts to Cars Program

“We offer karts-to-cars all under one roof”

FRP Team launches Karts to Cars Program Tumenas Motorsports has enjoyed a strong season in F2000 Championship Series competition with Steve Jenks, and is now expanding its program to offer a karts-to-cars system for aspiring drivers, moving them from karting into both F1600 and F2000, operated by Formula Race Promotions (FRP). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Formula SAE Students join FRP Paddock

The students joined the Championships for both the Pittsburgh and New Jersey rounds

Formula SAE Students Join FRP Paddock A group of 10 engineering students from Temple University, all part of the school’s Formula SAE program, linked up with the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series during August.

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Sep 09

Hoosier Racing Tire and FRP Ink Three-Year Deal

“Our goals are aligned to draw interest and participation from the vast motorsports market within the Hoosier network”

Hoosier Racing Tire and FRP Ink Three-Year Deal Hoosier Racing Tire and Formula Race Promotions (FRP), which organizes the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series, today announced a three-year contract renewal which will see Hoosier remain the official tire of all three Championships through the 2019 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Team Canada Scholarship Winner

The 6th edition of the Team Canada Scholarship is proud to welcome its newest member Parker Thompson

Team Canada logo Parker resides in Red Deer Alberta and is currently 2nd in the USF2000 Championship with the final weekend coming up at Laguna Seca Sept 9-11.  The 18 year old is in his sophomore season in USF2000 and is enjoying a breakout season. His highlights include wins at Barber Motorsports Park, Indy, and the streets of Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

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