The series continues with rounds nine and ten at the newly renovated road course in Pittsburgh on July 31-2
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Gaston Kearby took a second place finish and Connor Burke came in third for the first of two races this weekend.
After a dramatic race one of the Atlantic Championship Series at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Conner Kearby took first place after having the lead early on in the race, falling back, and then fighting for his position in the closing stages.
“I plan to learn more of the ins and outs of the Atlantic cars and have a good race.”
New to the Atlantic Series this season, but no stranger to the racetrack is Chris Ash. Ash is one of the three drivers representing Comprent Motorsports in the Atlantic field and driving the No. 67 Swift 016/Mazda.
The Atlantic Championship Series returns for 2014
Formula Race Promotions today confirmed that the Atlantic Championship Series will race in 2014, as the Series will expand to include five full event weekends with two races each, comprising a 10-round Championship calendar presented by Hoosier Racing Tire.
All cars will carry SOS decals in 2012.
SOS Children’s Villages, the world’s largest charity dedicated to providing homes to orphaned, abandoned and foster children, will be back as the official charity of Formula Race Promotions in 2012, supporting the F2000 Championship Series, F1600 Formula F Championship Series, and new Atlantic Championship.
“I was just so relieved that Edmonton was back on the schedule”
James Hinchcliffe probably knows as much about racing at the Edmonton Airport City Centre Circuit as anyone, so the winner of last season’s Firestone Indy Lights race there was excited to view the revised 3.61-km track layout for the first time on Tuesday.
“The chance to test for a team with the pedigree and heritage of Newman Haas Racing is incredible”
2010 Firestone Indy Lights Series Runner-Up, James Hinchcliffe, is set to test an IndyCar for the first time in his career after Newman Haas Racing announced today that the 23-year-old from Toronto will test with them at Sebring International Raceway, Florida on Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th of December.
With Canadian driver David Ostella
Jensen MotorSport is pleased to announce our entry in the Firestone Indy Lights Racing Championship. The team is also pleased to announce the signing of talented young Canadian driver David Ostella to a long-term contract that will include driving one of our Indy Lights cars in the 2011 championship season.
A significant price reduction for competitors
Series Officials announced a significant price reduction for competitors in the 2010 Cooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. This price reduction is part of a new movement by the Atlantic Championship to help aspiring drivers onto the “Road to F1”.
Jonathan Summerton ended the season tied for the championship lead and most wins
With funding at a premium, Jonathan Summerton was determined to make the most of every opportunity in 2009. Now the year is complete, the talented Floridian can certainly look back having accomplished that, further establishing himself as one the bright young stars in formula car racing.
With Team Stargate Worlds at Buttonwillow
As the holidays rapidly approach and 2009 draws to a close, 2009 Star Mazda champion Adam Christodoulou got his first taste of the Mazda-Cosworth-powered Swift 016.a utilized in the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda in a two-day test with Team Stargate Worlds at Buttonwillow Raceway on Thursday and Friday.
With apologies to the other ladies that have leapt from the Atlantic Championship to IndyCars
Simona de Silvestro has seen stronger competition than any of her female predecessors. True, Atlantic car counts have been down, but the quality at the head of the field over the past few seasons has been formidable.
For historic season in 2010 Atlantic Championship
With the 23rd annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show as the backdrop, Zach Veach and Jensen MotorSport announced today that Veach will compete in the 2010 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. The 15-year-old driver will be the youngest in the 37-year history of the series.
“Simona has been impressive in Atlantics and could certainly have a future in IndyCar”
Team Stargate Worlds and HVM Racing will test Swiss driver Simona De Silvestro, a four-time winner in the 2009 Atlantic Championship, at Sebring (Fla.) International Raceway December 8 and 9. The test will be a combined effort with Team Stargate Worlds, the group that De Silvestro finished third with in this year’s Atlantic standings.
Jensen MotorSport lead driver Markus Niemela scored seven top-fives in 2009
Owner/driver Eric Jensen has been named the 2009 Cooper Tires presents the Atlantic Championship powered by Mazda Team Owner of the Year. Jensen MotorSport and the Jensen name have been mainstays in the Atlantic Championship paddock for many of the series’ 36 years of competition.