Category Archive: F2000

Nov 13

2015 Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Schedules Announced

Formula Race Promotions today announced its 2015 calendar for the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series.

Formula Race Promotions logo Seven points-paying race weekends are scheduled for teams and drivers, in addition to a new pre-season exhibition weekend in Florida. The big news is the expansion of the Atlantic Championship Series to a 14-race/seven-weekend format, while the F1600 Formula F Championship Series will grow to a 21-race/seven-weekend schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

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

Minor clinches title as Robinson wins race

Saturday winner Sam Beasley finished third in round 14 of the 2014 season.

F2000 -  Watkins Glen - Skylar Robinson While Skylar Robinson took the lead back with five laps to go to win the season finale F2000 Championship Series race at Watkins Glen, it was Tim Minor that clinched the 2014 Championship with a second place finish.

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Oct 11

Beasley Leads Polestar One-Two at Watkins Glen

Beasley returned to victory lane in the No. 44 Polestar machine

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/a279049f55440af83bd8660da/images/cded1e69-9bb9-413d-a504-114915d5cb05.jpgSam Beasley led all 14 laps to take his third win of the 2014 F2000 season with a dominant victory at Watkins Glen for Polestar Motor Racing with his teammate David Grant finishing in second position.

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Oct 10

Robinson on top in Friday practice for championship weekend

In other big news, Minor received a penalty during practice that will impact his qualifying position for race one on Saturday.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/a279049f55440af83bd8660da/images/47d6b0f9-f052-4a87-bac5-2fbef2afc3f7.jpgWith the Championship in his sights, 18-year-old Georgia native Skylar Robinson ran under the existing F2000 Championship Series track record (set in 2011) in free practice ahead of the Championship-deciding rounds 13 and 14 this weekend at Watkins Glen International, with a slim margin over his rival Tim Minor. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Familiarity will close the F2000 Championship Series season with a riveting Championship battle – the closest since 2010

Watkins Glen plays to F2000 season finale

F2000 Championship Series logoAfter visits to two new-to-F2000 race tracks in Pittsburgh and Thompson, the open wheel contingent now returns to the full course at Watkins Glen for rounds 13 and 14 to close out the year and decide whether Tim Minor or Skylar Robinson will be the 2014 Champion. 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

Robinson Sweeps Thompson F2000 Weekend

“We have been working hard and the car has been epic this weekend” – Robinson

Skylar Robinson dominated the second F2000 Championship Series race on the new road course at Thompson Speedway, taking two victories in two days in the No. 6 Eric Langbein Racing Citation.

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Aug 30

Robinson takes Thompson victory

“Both Sam and I have been fast this weekend” – Robinson

Skylar Robinson took his second win of the 2014 F2000 Championship season, finding a way past Sam Beasley for the lead and pulling out a gap to the checkered flag at Thompson Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Robinson and Beasley lead F2000 practice

Robinson was the fastest man of the day

Skylar Robinson and Sam Beasley split a pair of F2000 Championship Series practice sessions on the new road course at Thompson Speedway.

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Aug 26

F2000 set for inaugural Thompson visit

The defending Champion enjoys a healthy points lead over Robinson, McGregor and Beasley

F2000 Championship Series logoRounds 11 and 12 of 14 for the F2000 Championship Series at the recently re-opened Thompson Speedway road course this weekend could prove to be the environment Tim Minor needs to lock up the 2014 title.

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Aug 03

Weekend sweep for Beasley

“It was a great weekend, I need to thank Polestar for the car” – Beasley

F2000 - Beasley Swept the Weekend Sam Beasley started third and moved to the front on the opening laps, pulling a gap and making it two wins in two days, sweeping rounds nine and 10 of the F2000 Season at Pittsburgh International Race Complex.

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Aug 02

Beasley scores first win with Pittsburgh drive

Beasley marked the first Van Diemen win of the 2014 season

F2000 - Beasley Leads From pole, Sam Beasley led all 26 laps en route to his first career F2000 Championship Series win, driving the No. 44 Van Diemen for Polestar at Pittsburgh International Race Complex.

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Aug 01

Minor to P1 in Pittsburgh

The Championship points leader said he broke up the day’s three practice sessions

F2000 - Tim Minor The inaugural visit for the F2000 Championship Series at Pittsburgh International Race Complex saw Tim Minor at the top of the time sheets over three Friday sessions. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Pittsburgh next for F2000 field

As was the case in 2013, Masters Class ace Tim Minor continues a dominant season

F2000 Championship Series logoThe cars and stars of the F2000 Championship Series will make their first visit to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex this coming weekend for a doubleheader event, rounds nine and 10 of the 2014 fight for the Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Podium weekend for Exclusive Autosport

At Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Exclusive Autosport logo Running separate programs in the F2000 and F1600 Championship Series, Exclusive Autosport drivers Thomas McGregor and Jack Mitchell Jr. enjoyed a pair of second place finishes during rounds seven and eight of their seasons at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this past weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Minor Wins on Sunday at Mid-Ohio

The Championship points leader marks a nice recovery

F2000 Championship Series logoTim Minor took the lead from the outside of the front row on the start and managed a one second gap to cruise to another F2000 Championship Series win at Mid-Ohio.

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Jul 05

John LaRue darts to Mid-Ohio victory

LaRue cruised to his second F1600 win at Mid-Ohio in two years

F2000 - John LaRue John LaRue stalked Sam Beasley for 13 laps before finding a way around the No. 44 and immediately pulling a gap out on a tight group of the top five cars.

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Jul 04

LaRue to the front at Mid-Ohio

LaRue was well under all existing F2000 track records

F2000 - John LaRue A new color scheme for John LaRue, combined with years of experience and some new parts on his No. 17 Citation led to the veteran driver easily pacing F2000 Championship Series practice on Friday for rounds seven and eight of the season this weekend at Mid-Ohio.

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Jul 02

Front of field gets tight, Mid-Ohio marks mid-season

Series offers entrants a large window of testing on Thursday evening

F2000 Championship Series logo2013’s reigning F2000 Champion is off to a dominating start in the 2014 F2000 Championship Series, but as the grid marks the mid-way point of the year this weekend at Mid-Ohio, Tim Minor finds himself under threat at the front of the field.

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Jun 24

M1 Racing to field Pro Mazda car for Donato

In Houston this weekend

Felipe Donato M1 Racing will give Brazil’s Felipe Donato the opportunity to experience driving in the Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires when it fields a car for him in Rounds 8 and 9 of that series this weekend on the Houston street course. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

F2000: Minor Cruises to win at VIR

McGregor beat out Skylar Robinson in a gripping closing-laps battle

F2000 - Tim Minor won at VIRAfter failing to qualify on the first row for the first time since 2012, Tim Minor didn’t waste much time – moving into the lead on lap one from third at VIR and leading every lap for his fourth win in 2014 in round six of the F2000 Championship Series.

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Jun 07

F2000: Thomas McGregor prevails at VIR

Gregor beat out Skylar Robinson in a gripping closing-laps battle

F2000 Championship Series logoThomas McGregor drove to the checkered flags for round five of the F2000 Championship Series at VIRginia International Raceway to give Exclusive Autosport and the new Spectrum chassis their first F2000 wins.

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Jun 06

Minor edges McGregor: Friday VIR F2000 practice

The big story, however, was second and third

F2000 - Tim Minor sits in the pits during practice Tim Minor may be looking more carefully in his mirrors for the rest of the VIRginia International Raceway F2000 Championship Series event as Thomas McGregor failed to steal the top spot in Friday practice, but missed out by just .051 seconds.

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Jun 03

F2000 looks to June at VIR

VIR provides a crucial third doubleheader weekend

F2000 Championship Series logoLast year, Tim Minor swept the opening F2000 Championship Series weekend at VIRginia International Raceway to start his title run. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Tim Minor made it a clean sweep of the Watkins Glen International F2000 weekend with two wins in rounds three and four of the 2014 season.

Minor dominates Watkins Glen weekend

F2000 - Tim Minor leads the pack up the esses The defending Series Champion briefly lost the lead on the start, but still managed to lead flag-to-flag at the Glen for his third win at the track. The race ended under caution with Minor on the top step of the podium and Kevin Kopp and Sergio Pasian completing the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Minor runs to victory at the Glen

The racing weekend for F2000, F1600 and Atlantic continues tomorrow,

F2000 - Tim Minor out front He may have traded the lead back and forth on the opening laps but once Tim Minor got in front, he managed the race pace to take his second win in three 2014 F2000 Championship Series races on Saturday morning at Watkins Glen.

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May 14

F2000 prepares for Watkins Glen showdown

F2000 joins a big weekend at Watkins Glen

F2000 - Tim Minor and Skylar Robinson on the front row at Road Atlanta in April A big entry list, a mid-May weekend at Watkins Glen, and a tight Championship battle are three things to talk about as the F2000 Championship Series heads to upstate New York this weekend (May 16-18) for rounds three and four of the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Rookie Starrantino and JAY Motorsports break through into Victory Lane

“I can’t even explain the feeling.” – Adrian Starrantino

USF2000 - Grand Prix of Indianapolis For the second straight day at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, a rookie driver claimed his first-ever victory in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda.

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May 09

Rookie Will Owen takes advantage of a brave strategy to win at Indianapolis

“It was pretty sketchy going into that first corner.” – Will Owen

USF2000 Start A thrilling fifth round of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda fell the way of rookie driver Will Owen, from Castle Rock, Colo., who took advantage of an inspired strategic call by his team, Pabst Racing, to score a historic and unexpected victory on the series’ first-ever visit to the newly reconfigured Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.

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