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 »

Sep 22

Bomarito and Mansell set for return to Atlantic Championship at Road Atlanta

Next up for the 2009 Atlantic Championship is the penultimate round of the 12-race season this Friday

A pair of familiar faces will return to the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda paddock at this week’s penultimate round of the 12-race 2009 championship as Jonathan Bomarito and Greg Mansell will compete in Friday’s race at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Atlantic Championship to test Cosworth ”Power To Pass” at Road Atlanta

With an eye toward the 2010 season

All Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda teams and drivers participating in the promoter test day at Road Atlanta on Tuesday, September 22 will have the opportunity to test Cosworth Power To Pass in the day’s first session. The session will run from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. ET. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Atlantic Championship to continue alongside American Le Mans Series and IMSA in 2010

Atlantic Championship firmly established as the top rung of the open wheel ladder

The 2010 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda will again team up with the American Le Mans Series and be sanctioned by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

The Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport returns this week

American Le Mans Series headlines full weekend of racing

With the end of summer approaching, race fans will have the chance to close out their racing seasons with one more action-packed weekend when the Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport featuring the American Le Mans Series returns this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Simona makes the break (+exclusive photos)

With 3 races left in the 2009 Formula Atlantic Championship

Simona de Silvestro has tightened her grip on first place in the drivers’ classification. The Swiss girl scored another victory on Sunday on the Trois Rivières circuit in Quebec, and has increased her lead over her nearest rival to 21 points. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

NWR heads to Mid-Ohio

Full speed ahead

Following a dominant weekend at Autobahn Country Club in nearby Joliet, Ill., the team had just one weekend off to prepare for round eight of the Atlantic Championship at the Acura Sports Car Challenge/ Honda Indy 200 held at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course August 8. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Lime Rock kicks off busy stretch for Atlantic Championship this weekend

The Atlantic Championship will contest six races In the 44 days

While the 2009 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda has only raced four times since the season opener at Sebring International Raceway on March 20, the pace is going to pick up rapidly beginning with Saturday’s race at Lime Rock Park as part of the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Big Green Egg joins Atlantic Championship

As “Official Tailgating Barbecue”

Big Green EggThe smell of perfectly grilled meats and vegetables and even baked goods figures to become more prevalent in the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda paddock in the near future as series officials announced that Big Green Egg, the World’s Best Smoker and Grill, has joined forces with the Atlantic Championship as the Official Tailgating Barbecue. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Summerton reunites with Newman Wachs Racing

For the remainder of Atlantic Championship season

Newman Wachs Racing announces today the return of Jonathan Summerton to their Atlantic Championship operation for the remainder of the 2009 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Gearbox prevents Frédéric Vervisch from double podium

Hopeful of another good result

Frédéric Vervisch took part in the third and fourth race of the Atlantic Championship in New Jersey’s Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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