Category Archive: F1600

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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Jan 20

Neil Verhagen joins Red Bull Junior Team

Verhagen won nine of 21 races in F1600 in 2016, driving the No. 3 for K-Hill Motorsports

Neil Verhagen joins Red Bull Junior Team 2016 F1600 Championship Series title-winner Neil Verhagen was recently signed by the Red Bull Junior Team and will compete in Europe in 2017. In addition, the aspiring driver was also awarded SCCA’s iconic Mark Donohue award for his performance over the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 12

FRP, USAC and Hoosier Launch 2017-2018 Marketing Platform

“We’re creating a clear link with our partners to promote our three Series, which all offer a value proposition”

FRP, USAC and Hoosier Launch 2017-2018 Marketing Platform Formula Race Promotions (FRP), the promoter of the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series, together with USAC Racing and Hoosier Racing Tire, have launched their 2017-2018 marketing and branding platform: Affordable. Competitive. Racing. The season begins at VIR, April 28-30. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

F1600’s Verhagen named to FIA’s 20 Under 20

Verhagen won the 2016 F1600 title for K-Hill Motorsports

Verhagen won the 2016 F1600 title for K-Hill Motorsports Neil Verhagen, the 2016 F1600 Formula F Championship Series title winner, has made the FIA’s 20 under 20 list, published in the most recent edition of AUTO, the FIA’s magazine. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 12

USAC to sanction Atlantic, F2000, F1600 championships

The new sanctioning agreement will provide a seamless transition of licensing and credentialing for FRP competitors

United States Auto Club - USAC logo Formula Race Promotions (FRP) announced today that the United States Auto Club (USAC) will sanction the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series for 2017 and beyond.

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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 »

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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 »

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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

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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