Tag Archive: Atlantic Championship

Jul 05

Grant wins, caps record-setting weekend at Mid-Ohio

The series continues with rounds nine and ten at the newly renovated road course in Pittsburgh on July 31-2

Formula Atlantic logo Keith Grant earned himself a redeeming Atlantic Championship win at the end of race two for the Mid-Ohio weekend and rounds seven and eight of the series.

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Jul 04

Kearby claims first place at Mid-Ohio in Atlantic Championship

Gaston Kearby took a second place finish and Connor Burke came in third for the first of two races this weekend.

Formula Atlantic logo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Atlantic Championship: Keith Grant finishes on top in race two

Keith Grant stood on top of the podium with a first place finish after race two at the Atlantic Championship Series VIR weekend

Atlantic - Keith Grant  After running on Grant’s tail for the entire race Keyvan Andres had to settle with a second place finish for the day.

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May 06

Atlantic Championship: Bob Corliss putting in the work 

“I plan to learn more of the ins and outs of the Atlantic cars and have a good race.”

Formula Atlantic logoNew 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Burkett looks back

After coming off a dominant last season

Daniel Burkett Daniel Burkett, the nineteen-year-old Canadian born driver of the No. 4 Swift 016/Mazda from K-Hill Motorsports caught up with us on how he walked away champion of the 2014 Atlantic Championship Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Burkett wins finale race of Atlantic Championship

Series Champion, Daniel Burkett, took the final win of the season, making it his eighth Atlantic win.

The Atlantic Championship Series concluded its 2014 season with the finale race on Sunday at Thompson Speedway in Connecticut.

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Aug 27

Burkett Set to take Championship Title at Thompson

The last two races at Thompson are much more important for the remaining drivers in the top five positions.

Atlantic Championship Series logo The culmination of the 2014 Atlantic Championship comes down to the final two races of the season at Thompson Speedway in Connecticut.

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Sep 26

Atlantic Championship Series rolls for 2014

The Atlantic Championship Series returns for 2014

Atlantic Championship Series 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

F2000, F1600 and Atlantic Support SOS Children’s Villages

All cars will carry SOS decals in 2012.

Slideshow image 2SOS 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.

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Feb 09

Edmonton winner Hinchcliffe excited by revised track layout‏

“I was just so relieved that Edmonton was back on the schedule”

James Hinchcliffe - 2010-07-252008-06-29_0085James 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Hinchcliffe set for Newman Haas Racing IndyCar test

“The chance to test for a team with the pedigree and heritage of Newman Haas Racing is incredible”

James Hinchcliffe  Greg Moore Legacy Award Newman Haas Racing2010 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Jensen Motorsport joins Firestone Indy Lights Series

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Atlantic: Reduced fixed price for 2010 announced

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”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Atlantic: Sebring Spring Training canceled

No official reason has currently been given yet…

EFormulaCarNews.com has learned that the Cooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship powered by Mazda will no longer be taking part in the upcoming Spring Training test at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 29

EFCN Top-10: Atlantic Championship (+photos)

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

Star Mazda Champion Adam Christodoulou completes successful first Atlantic test

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

The Swift Swiss

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Fifteen-year-old Zach Veach and Jensen MotorSport join forces

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Team Stargate Worlds and HVM Racing to test Swiss Driver Simona De Silvestro

“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. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Jensen named team owner of the year

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. Read the rest of this entry »

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