Tag Archive: Chris Livengood

Mar 30

Unpredictable 2012 Expected

What will 2012 bring?

F2000 Championship Series logoThe seventh F2000 Championship Series season, which starts April 12-15 at VIR, may be the most unpredictable one yet, with a full, one-class, 30-car plus field expected, and a chassis shuffle happening throughout the grid. 2011 Series Champion Remy Audette is off to sports cars, but the men who finished behind him in the points are all expected back, along with a contingent of young aspiring and proven rookies ready for more than four and a half hours of track time in Virginia. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Audette fastest in dry and wet (+results)

Season finale at Watkins Glen International

F2000 new logoThirty-three F2000 cars put in a few laps in a dry morning practice session before the skies opened at Watkins Glen International for the rest of the day. Championship leader Remy Audette was quickest in the dry, and will clinch the Championship tomorrow as the green flag drops for race one of the double header season finale weekend on Saturday.

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Oct 12

Season finale for F2000

Remy Audette will clinch the Championship when the green flag flies for race one on Saturday

Remy Audette VIR 20100410F2000 new logoThe F2000 Championship Series finale happens this weekend, with the Series’ second visit of 2011 to Watkins Glen International for rounds 13 and 14 of the year’s campaign. Remy Audette will clinch the Championship when the green flag flies for race one on Saturday, but the race for wins, rookie of the year, and second in points will rage on among a 35-plus car grid as the leaves start to change in the Finger Lakes region of New York.

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Sep 17

Livengood rebounds for Lime Rock win

Livengood passed Audette for the lead

F2000 new logoAfter losing valuable points in the Championship earlier in the day with a DNF at Lime Rock, Chris Livengood bounced back, winning for the second time this year. The sophomore F2000 driver did exactly what he needed to take the fight to the final rounds of the season at Watkins Glen – take points away from Remy Audette, who finished second ahead of Tim Paul.

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Sep 17

Audette triumphs at Lime Rock

Audette survived turn one drama 

Remy Audette again narrowly avoided first turn melee and won his fifth race of the 2011 F2000 Championship Series season to jump out to an enormous points lead over Chris Livengood in round 11 of 14. Tim Minor followed in second, putting in the comeback drive of the year, and coming from dead last on the restart. Alegra Motorsports’ Angel Benitez notched his best result of 2011, completing the podium. Craig Clawson and Thomas Schwietz followed.

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Sep 16

Double poles for Audette at Lime Rock (+results)

Audette paced all four sessions on Friday, taking two poles

Two F2000 Championship Series qualifying sessions this afternoon for Saturday’s double races at Lime Rock ended with Canadian Remy Audette taking pole in the closing stages for both races with a new track record at 50.043 seconds.

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Jul 23

Rémy Audette wins F2000 race at Mosport (+result)

Audette passed Livengood for the lead on a restart to win his fourth race of 2011
 
Remy Audette Mosport win 2011-07-23Remy Audette podium Mosport 2011-07-23Remy Audette passed Chris Livengood on a restart and held on for his fourth win of 2011, starting from fourth and avoiding a massive opening lap incident at the front of the field that produced a lengthy caution period. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Remy Audette on the podium in first race in Mosport (+result)

Connery passed Minor, Audette and then Livengood for the win

Kyle ConneryF2000 new logoAmerican rookie Kyle Connery took his second straight win and fourth of 2011, vaulting from fourth in the race after starting second to pass Tim Minor, Remy Audette and then Chris Livengood for the lead in the first of two F2000 Championship Series races at Mosport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Audette to Pole on Home Turf

Audette took his second pole of 2011, and his first since April.

F2000 new logoChampionship leader Remy Audette bagged three more F2000 points by taking the Afterburner Pole at Mosport for the first of two F2000 Championship Series races this weekend in the #21 Audette Racing Van Diemen.

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Jul 21

Remy Audette second in the afternoon practice session in Mosport (+result)

Minor and Livengood pace Mosport practice

Remy Audette 2011-05-31F2000 new logoComing off a win at Mid-Ohio, Chris Livengood, along with Masters Class veteran Tim Minor paced two long practice sessions on a very hot day at Mosport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

F2000 roars into Mosport

Audette  on top of the points’ standings with three wins in eight races

F2000 - Rémy Audette - Watkins GlenF2000 new logoThe F2000 Championship Series roars into Mosport this weekend with Canadian Remy Audette, from Sainte-Anne-du-Lac, Quebec, on top of the points’ standings with three wins in eight races, and a worst finishing position of seventh this year in his #21 Audette Racing Van Diemen/Zetec. A tentative entry lists stands 27 cars strong. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Connery wins at Road Atlanta with last lap pass (+result)

Connery took his second win of the weekend at Road Atlanta. Remy Audette fourth

F2000 new logoKyle Connery made it two wins at Road Atlanta, hunting down Masters Class driver Tim Minor and passing him on the last lap with two corners to go to take his second F2000 Championship Series win in two days at Road Atlanta, and second win in three-ever races. Chris Livengood, Remy Audette and Jonathan Scarallo completed the top five. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Connery on Road Atlanta Pole (+result)

Connery backed up his win yesterday with a pole. Rémy Audette fourth on grid !

F2000 new logoKyle Connery won pole for this afternoon’s final F2000 race of the weekend at Road Atlanta, lowering the track record in the process with a lap of 1:25.042 around the 2.54-mile road course. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

F2000 field set for Road Atlanta‏

Remy Audette of Audette Racing currently leading championship

Canadian Remy Audette, coming off a dominating win at VIR, leads a competitive 31-car F2000 Championship Series field at Road Atlanta this weekend for Rounds 3 and 4 of the 2011 Series, supporting the popular Formula Drift tour. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Audette dominates for VIR win

Audette won by nine seconds at VIR

Remy Audette led flag-to-flag, from pole, to win the second F2000 Series race of the weekend at VIRginia International Raceway over rookie Kyle Connery and Tim Minor. Audette set fast lap en-route to victory, as he lowered the track record during qualifying and then ran away from a stout field during the race, to win by nine seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Audette breaks track record for VIR pole

Audette was out in front by three tenths

Remy Audette took pole at VIRginia International Raceway, smashing the standing track record by more than half a second, turning in a lap at 1:53.929. The Canadian has so far paced testing and practice throughout the weekend, but battled through a tough qualifying and messy race on Saturday to finish in fourth as he charged through the field in the rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Morcom hangs on for crazy win at VIR (+result)

Remy Audette at the foot of the podium in fourth place after starting eleventh
 
Nathan Morcom win VIRF2000 new logoAustralian rookie Nathan Morcom, driving for Primus Racing, hung on at VIRginia International Raceway, on dry tires as the skies opened to win the first F2000 Championship Series race of 2011 over Robert La Rocca and Chris Livengood. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Connery on pole despite crash at VIR (+grid)

Remy Audette 11th

F2000 new logoA lengthy session stoppage on a slightly damp track awarded Kyle Connery, a rookie driver from the karting ranks, his first ever F2000 pole in his first ever F2000 qualifying session. A badly timed and long black flag period created an interesting grid order, and as the track went green in the closing minutes, Connery suffered a massive crash in his #91 Van Diemen/Zetec. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Audette out front at VIR

Audette led the way by almost nine tenths.

Remy Audette paced practice at VIRginia International Raceway by nearly nine tenths of a second, putting in a lap at 1:53.949, well under the existing track record set during qualifying last year at 1:54.496. Combined session times at the end of the day showed the Canadian fastest ahead of Chris Livengood, Kyle Connery, Nathan Morcom and Robert La Rocca. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Audette fastest in VIR testing (+result)

Audette Racing on  top

F2000 new logoThe test day before the opening rounds of the 2011 F2000 Championship Season at VIRginia International Raceway delivered the stout F2000 field two and a half hours of track time to shake down cars, crew, new spec tires and more on an almost-cloudless day in Southern Virginia. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Season starts strong at VIR

The F2000 Championship Series season kick off

F2000 new logoThe F2000 Championship Series will kick off its 2011 seven-event, 14-race tour at VIRginia International Raceway this weekend for the sixth consecutive season, with the 31 car field being as competitive as ever. Early Championship contenders include returning drivers and race winners Remy Audette, from Canada, alongside Americans Chris Livengood and Jonathan Scarallo. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Work Racing brings Livengood back for 2011 season

Livengood will be back with engineering from John Walko

F2000 new logoChris Livengood 2011-01-272010 American rookie standout Chris Livengood will compete in the 2011 F2000 Championship Series. Livengood, who won at Mid-Ohio, will run under the Work Racing banner in the same #37 1999 Van Diemen. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

F2000: Livengood wins race, Carbone clinches 2010 title (+result & photos)

Remy Audette on the podium  in Mid-Ohio

American rookie Chris Livengood got around pole-sitter and now 2010 F2000 Champion Victor Carbone on the opening lap and never looked back, taking his first F2000 victory by just under five seconds while Carbone brought home the 2010 F2000 Championship for Alegra Motorsports with a solid drive, holding on for fifth place.

Flagworld’s photographer Francois Audette photo album from Mid-Ohio

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Sep 03

F2000: Livengood paces practice on Friday at Mid-Ohio (+result & photos)

Distant 16th place for Canadian Rémy Audette 

Rookie Chris Livengood stamped his mark on Mid-Ohio by pacing F2000 practice with a lap of 1:23.998, two tenths under the existing track record set last year. Livengood is coming off a strong showing at Road America, despite a DNF, and sat on pole at Watkins Glen, finishing second there earlier in the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

F2000: And so to the finale …

The young Sydney driver has two goals going into Rounds 13 and 14

Continued consistent results in the final two rounds of the F2000 Championship Series at Mid Ohio should be enough for Daniel Erickson to achieve his goals of Rookie of the Year and top three in the pointscore.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Scarallo wins Epic Race at Road America (+results)

Scarallo won in style at Road America

Jonathan Scarallo survived an epic drafting battle between four cars and then took the lead with two laps to go and gapped Daniel Erickson to take his first career F2000 victory in style for R-Sport at Road America. Erickson came home second for Primus Racing/Quantum Mechanics with Keith McCrone, Scarallo’s R-Sport teammate, finishing third and taking the Masters Class win. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Scarallo takes Road America pole (+results)

Scarallo took pole easily

Jonathan Scarallo laid down a lap more than four-tenths clear of anyone else to take pole for the second F2000 race of the weekend at Road America, round 12 of the 2010 season. Scarallo appeared to be sending a message to the rest of the paddock in the #22 Van Diemen.

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Jul 04

Erickson Sweeps Watkins Glen with second win

A wild start saw 30 cars get through turn one cleanly

Daniel Erickson took his second win of the season and second win in two days by just a car length in another exciting race at Watkins Glen in round eight of the F2000 Championship Series season. The Australian rookie, driving for Quantum Mechanics/Primus Racing, led from pole to take the checkered flag with a close-margin win over championship points leader Victor Carbone, who nearly got by Erickson in an epic battle in the closing laps, with 2007 F2000 title winner Cole Morgan rounding off the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Erickson wins Race One at the Glen (+results)

Erickson took his first career F2000 victory.

Daniel Erickson notched his first F2000 win in his third ever start by getting around pole-sitter Chris Livengood midway through an all green race that saw 32 cars get through turn one without incident. Fellow rookie Livengood led from the drop of the green with Erickson holding station on his gearbox, halfway through the 14-lap lap race Erickson pounced, never looking back to take the win for Quantum Mechanics/Primus Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Livengood and Erickson split Watkins Glen poles (+results)

 Livengood took a commanding pole for the first race

F2000 rookies Chris Livengood and Daniel Erickson each took a pole and three championship bonus points in a somewhat untraditional day for the F2000 Championship Series that saw double qualifying sessions run in succession for rounds seven and eight of the 2010 season at Watkins Glen with IndyCar. Livengood will start from pole in race one on Saturday and Erickson will take the 32-car field to the green on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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