Tag Archive: F1600 Championship Series

Jul 30

F1600, F2000, Atlantic PittRace Sunday Rundown

F1600 Race 2: Kotyk Doubles Up

Jonathan Kotyk

Team Pelfrey’s Jonathan Kotyk, a Team USA Scholarship candidate, doubled up on Sunday morning at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, taking his second win of the weekend in F1600 Championship Series competition.

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Jul 29

F1600, F2000, Atlantic PittRace Saturday rundown

Atlantic: Keith Grant Takes Second Victory of 2017

Keith Grant

Keith Grant scored his second Atlantic Championship Series victory of the 2017 season at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in round nine.

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Jul 28

Holden fast on Friday at Pittsburgh

Zach Holden was quickest in Friday F1600 Championship Series over two long green-flag practice sessions

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The K-Hill Motorsports driver, coming off a win at Mid-Ohio, ran the fastest time at the newly paved Pittsburgh International Race Complex with a lap of 1:47.062 coming late in the day. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Team Pelfrey F1600 duo get Team USA nod

The Scholarship sends its winners to compete in international auto racing events later this year

Team Pelfrey F1600 duo get Team USA nodAhead of the F1600 Championship Series weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, two Team Pelfrey F1600 drivers, David Osborne and Jonathan Kotyk, have been selected as candidates for this year’s Team USA Scholarship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Cowley and Portante win at Mid-Ohio

His Team Pelfrey teammate David Osborne finished a close second in another Mygale/Honda

Formula Race Promotions logoMatthew Cowley extended his F1600 Championship Series win streak at Mid-Ohio to four races in a row, taking the lead on the 18th and final lap in round nine of the season en route to the race win.

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Apr 30

Zach Holden and Brandon Dixon Score Wins at VIR

Zach Holden won in F1600 competition while Brandon Dixon scored the win in F2000 on Sunday afternoon at VIR

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For the second race in a row, and on the same day, Zach Holden took the lead on the last lap and his second victory in three starts on the season-opening weekend of the F1600 Championship Series at VIR.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

F1600: Holden wins race 2 (+video)

Team Pelfrey’s Cowley finished second in the No. 80 Mygale/Honda

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Zach Holden won the second F1600 Championship Series race of the VIR weekend as the leaders scrambled coming out of turn 17 to pass a slower lapped car at VIR on the last lap coming to the checkered flag. Holden would take his first F1600 win in the No. 96 K-Hill Motorsports Mygale/Honda ahead of Matthew Cowley and Lance Fenderson. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

F1600: Jonathan Kotyk by .02 seconds for the win (+video)

“It’s a really great feeling. This is my first car race, I just moved up from karts” – Kotyk

F1600 Jonathan Kotyk by .02 seconds for the win (+video)Jonathan Kotyk, coming out of the final corner at VIR, got the run he needed to win by a nose for Team Pelfrey, beating Zach Holden to the line by .020 seconds with Lance Fenderson another .050 seconds back in a thrilling three-wide finish in the first race of 2017 for the F1600 Championship Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

FRP opens online registration for 2017 season

The season begins at VIR, April 28-30

Formula Race Promotions logo Formula Race Promotions (FRP) and USAC Racing today opened their new and improved online registration system for the much-anticipated 2017 Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series, with just under three long months before the first race of the year at VIR. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

Neil Verhagen joins Red Bull Junior Team

Verhagen won nine of 21 races in F1600 in 2016, driving the No. 3 for K-Hill Motorsports

Neil Verhagen joins Red Bull Junior Team 2016 F1600 Championship Series title-winner Neil Verhagen was recently signed by the Red Bull Junior Team and will compete in Europe in 2017. In addition, the aspiring driver was also awarded SCCA’s iconic Mark Donohue award for his performance over the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 12

FRP, USAC and Hoosier Launch 2017-2018 Marketing Platform

“We’re creating a clear link with our partners to promote our three Series, which all offer a value proposition”

FRP, USAC and Hoosier Launch 2017-2018 Marketing Platform Formula Race Promotions (FRP), the promoter of the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series, together with USAC Racing and Hoosier Racing Tire, have launched their 2017-2018 marketing and branding platform: Affordable. Competitive. Racing. The season begins at VIR, April 28-30. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Formula SAE Students join FRP Paddock

The students joined the Championships for both the Pittsburgh and New Jersey rounds

Formula SAE Students Join FRP Paddock A group of 10 engineering students from Temple University, all part of the school’s Formula SAE program, linked up with the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series during August.

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Sep 09

Hoosier Racing Tire and FRP Ink Three-Year Deal

“Our goals are aligned to draw interest and participation from the vast motorsports market within the Hoosier network”

Hoosier Racing Tire and FRP Ink Three-Year Deal Hoosier Racing Tire and Formula Race Promotions (FRP), which organizes the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series, today announced a three-year contract renewal which will see Hoosier remain the official tire of all three Championships through the 2019 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 13

2015 Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Schedules Announced

Formula Race Promotions today announced its 2015 calendar for the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series.

Formula Race Promotions logo Seven points-paying race weekends are scheduled for teams and drivers, in addition to a new pre-season exhibition weekend in Florida. The big news is the expansion of the Atlantic Championship Series to a 14-race/seven-weekend format, while the F1600 Formula F Championship Series will grow to a 21-race/seven-weekend schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 08

F1600: Bamford wins VIR Thriller

“Brandon got by me in the esses on the last lap but I had a great launch out of Oak Tree” – Bamford

F1600 - Steve Bamford took his first overall win in a fantastic race In what came down to five cars going for the lead on the last-lap at VIR, Steve Bamford drafted past Brandon Newey heading to turn 14 and took his first F1600 Championship Series victory in round six of the 2014 season.

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Apr 23

Internet video for 2014 Formula F seasons

The internet video show F1600 in Focus is back for 2014

F1600 in focus logo Formula F Championships in North America (FF), including the Pacific Formula F1600, the F1600 Championship Series and the SCCA Majors/Runoffs can look forward to a newly-formatted internet video presence starting this coming summer for the 2014 racing season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 02

Internet Television for Formula F 2013 American Racing Season

Direct result of renewed demand and interest in the category 

Formula F Championships in North America (FF), including the Pacific Formula F1600, the F1600 Championship Series and SCCA Majors/Runoffs can look forward to an internet video presence for the 2013 racing season.

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Mar 20

WISKO Signs Telitz to Complete Two-Car F1600 Team

The new entrant comes by the name of Aaron Telitz of Wisconsin.

It has been announced today that the WISKO Race Team has signed-on an additional race driver for their F1600 Championship Series program to join 2011 Bertil Roos Series champion, Paul Alspach. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Newey wins race, 2012 Championship to Koykka

Newey won the race but Koykka took the 2012 title.

F1600 F Championship logoBrandon Newey won the race, but Matias Koykka brought home enough points to edge the American and take the 2012 F1600 Formula F Championship Series title with a strong effort to close the season from pole at Watkins Glen International. Newey edged Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb/Agajanian teammate Adrian Starrantino to the victory ahead of the two Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing Spectrum/Hondas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 13

Koykka wins at Watkins Glen, one race left to decide title

Matias Koykka took his fourth win of the year and inched closer to the 2012 title

F1600 F Championship logoMatias Koykka bounced back from his fourth place starting position to take his fourth win of the 2012 F1600 Formula F Championship Series at Watkins Glen for Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing. The Spectrum/Honda driver from Finland thus pulls out a 20 point lead (with drops calculated, per Series rules) over Brandon Newey, who finished second, ahead of Koykka’s teammate Neil Alberico, setting up a Championship showdown in the season finale scheduled for Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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