Category Archive: F1600

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 »

Aug 29

Verhagen, Walko and Grant Win at NJMP

Thunderbolt circuit at New Jersey Motorsports Park

Formula Race Promotions logo Neil Verhagen, Trent Walko and David Grant won in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic, respectively, on Sunday at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP). Verhagen won again in the second and final F1600 race of the day later in the afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Ming, Dixon and Norman Win at NJMP

Thunderbolt circuit at New Jersey Motorsports Park

Formula Race Promotions logo Calvin Ming, Brandon Dixon and Ryan Norman won in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic, respectively, on Saturday afternoon at New Jersey Motorsports Park’s (NJMP) Thunderbolt course. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

New Jersey next for Atlantic, F2000 and F1600

Thunderbolt circuit at New Jersey Motorsports Park

Formula Race Promotions logo The penultimate weekend of the 2016 Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Series is upon drivers and teams as Formula Race Promotions heads to the classic Thunderbolt circuit at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) on a two-day weekend format, August 27-28. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Estep and Exclusive Autosport earn 2016 Formula 1600 Super Series title at Calabogie

Near-perfect weekend sees Estep score three poles, two wins, and a track record at Ted Powell Memorial

2016:08:12_12:34:34_0064 A near-perfect weekend for Trenton Estep and Exclusive Autosport in the ToyoTires F1600 Championship races at Calabogie Motorsports Park resulted in the team securing the 2016 Formula 1600 Super Series title. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

VIR added to 2016 Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 schedule

The VIR weekend replaces a previously announced race date at Dominion Speedway which has been cancelled

Formula Race Promotions logo The Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series will close out their 2016 seasons at Virginia International Raceway, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, Formula Race Promotions announced today. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

August recap and F1600 Super Series Champion to be crowned at Calabogie

Busy august for Canadian F1600 Competitors Super series champion crowned this weekend in Calabogie

20160817 F1600 Press Release - CALABOGIE Pre Race The month of August is a busy one for Canadian F1600 competitors, starting with the BARC Canadian Touring Trophy a little over two weeks ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Team Canada announcement for 2016

Team Canada Scholarship Announces 3 Finalists for 2016

Team Canada announcement for 2016 Entering the sixth season of the Team Canada Scholarship, the finalist for the 2016 edition brings 3 of Canada’s best young drivers to the forefront.

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Aug 16

One pole and one win for Exclusive Autosport in Formula Tour 1600 at GP3R 

Estep finds much to learn on storied street course at Trois-Rivières

2016-08-12_0808 It was a weekend made of equal parts success and learning opportunities for Exclusive Autosport in the Formula Tour 1600 races at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

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