Tag Archive: Atlantic Championship

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 »

Oct 23

Star Mazda: $1.5 Million awarded to drivers and teams (+photos)

A fully-sponsored ride in the 2010 Atlantic Championship for the champion

Series champion Adam Christodoulou exited the awards banquet with a fully funded ride in the Atlantic Championship care of MAZDASPEED. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Newman Wachs Racing finished 1-2 in Atlantic Championship (+photos)

Edwards wins and Summerton comes in second

In a spine-tingling performance by Newman Wachs Racing teammates John Edwards and Jonathan Summerton, they finished 1-2 for the 3rd time this season in today’s race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The duo started where they finished and with those results, actually tie for Championship points. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 09

De Silvestro leads three-way Championship battle

To season finale at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Simona De Silvestro heads into Sunday’s 2009 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda season finale at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca looking to make one more bit of history in a history-making season as she hopes to become the first woman to win the championship in the 36-year history of America’s top open-wheel driver development series. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Genoa Racing will miss Atlantic season finale

Vervisch will finish fourth in point standings

Genoa Racing will miss the season finale of the Cooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda Sunday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif. due to budget constraints, but it can still look back on a very successful 2009 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Three-way Atlantic Championship title fight (+photos)

Championship   moves to penultimate round at Road Atlanta

One year ago, a three-driver battle for the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda title was decided in a thrilling race at Road Atlanta, which was the 2008 season finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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