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May 12

Peter Portante scores Friday Atlantic win at Mid-Ohio (+video)

It marked Portante’s second win in the 2017 Atlantic season

Atlantic Championship Series logoPeter Portante finished first in the Friday afternoon Atlantic Championship Series race, round three of the 2017 season, held at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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May 11

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic hFRP Mid-Ohio Previewead for Mid-Ohio

FRP Mid-Ohio Preview

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic hFRP Mid-Ohio Previewead for Mid-OhioAt the season-opening Formula Race Promotions event, six of seven races came down to last lap passes for the lead. This weekend, the F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series head for their second event of the 2017 season at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, in a tight and action packed two-day weekend just 12 days following the season opener at VIR.

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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

F1600 F Championship logo

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

F1600 F Championship logo

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

Atlantic: Last lap move gives portante VIR win

It marks Portante’s first Atlantic win in his second start for K-Hill Motorsports in an action-packed race

Atlantic Championship Series logoPeter Portante passed David Grant on the outside down the back stretch at VIR on the last lap for the win in round two of the 2017 Atlantic Championship Series season.

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Apr 30

Atlantic: Keith Grant wins with Third to First move on restart (+video)

“I was definitely in the right place at the right time today” – Grant

Atlantic Keith Grant wins with Third to First move on restart (+video)Keith Grant won the season-opening Atlantic Championship Series race on a wild restart with four laps to go at VIRginia International Raceway on a hot Saturday afternoon.

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Apr 30

F2000: Palacio scores first win on last lap (+video)

“I didn’t know what to think” – Palacio

F2000 Palacio scores first win on last lapNicolas Palacio started on pole but only led a single lap, leading across the finish line to score his first career F2000 Championship Series victory in the season-opener at VIR.

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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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Apr 28

Sundaramoorthy, Palacio and Grant to Start P1 at VIR

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic

Formula Race Promotions logo

Yuven Sundaramoorthy, Nicolas Palacio and David Grant will each start first in the Saturday F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series season-opening races from VIR after an exciting day of Friday qualifying sessions.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 27

Holden, Everard, Grant Lead VIR Practice

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic

Formula Race Promotions logoZach Holden, Reece Everard and David Grant led the first practice sessions of the 2017 F1600, F2000 and Atlantic seasons, respectively, at VIR on Thursday.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 25

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic season opener preview

New drivers, more cars and a new sanctioning body

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic season opener previewFormula Race Promotions is set to start its 2017 season this weekend at VIR with the opening rounds of the F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 20

Portante and Grillo join expanding Atlantic field

2016 Atlantic Champion Ryan Norman has moved up too, joining the Andretti Indy Lights program

Atlantic Championship Series logoPeter Portante and Jenna Grillo are moving up the Formula Race Promotions ladder, and will race in the Atlantic Championship Series opening weekend at VIR, April 27-30, in a pair of K-Hill Motorsports Swift 016/Mazdas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 06

Formula Race Promotions & ScreeningNow ink production distribution deal

To produce new race show

Formula Race Promotions & ScreeningNow ink production distribution deal to produce new race showFormula Race Promotions (www.formularacepromotions.com) and ScreeningNow (www.screeningnow.com) have inked a production distribution deal to cover the 2017 season opening at the 17-turn three-mile course at Virginia International Raceway from April 29-30 where drivers will face off in the F1600, F2000, and Atlantic Championship Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 22

Atlantic, F2000, F1600 registrations trend up for new season

“A better registration system and a much better schedule”

Atlantic, F2000, F1600 registrations trend up for new seasonWith just over a month until the Formula Race Promotions season opener at VIRginia International Raceway, Series registrations for the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 seasons for drivers are well ahead of 2016 levels. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

FRP announces VIR opening event format

FRP joins the Pirelli World Challenge

Formula Race Promotions logo Formula Race Promotions (FRP) will kick off the 2017 Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 seasons with a huge spectator event at VIR. The opening weekend for the USAC-sanctioned Championships is now set to run over four days, from Thursday April 27 through Sunday April 30.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

Rob Allaer targets F2000 title run

“Every single year in F2000 the field is strong top to bottom” – Allaer

Rob Allaer targets F2000 title run Add another fast driver and team combination to the front of the 2017 F2000 Championship Series field as Rob Allaer and LTD Motorsports confirmed today they would run a full season assault on the seven-weekend USAC-sanctioned Formula Race Promotions Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 14

Bruce Hamilton ready for 2017 effort

“There was some great racing in Atlantic”

Bruce Hamilton ready for 2017 effort With five wins in the Atlantic Challenge in the 2016 Atlantic Championship Series, Bruce Hamilton is looking forward to mounting another race-winning return effort in the 14-race seven-weekend 2017 season, driving for K-Hill Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 31

Tim Paul signs for 2017 F2000 Championship Series season

Paul has previously run both full-season and partial campaigns in F2000 competition

Tim Paul signs for 2017 F2000 Championship Series season The F2000 Championship Series grid is quickly filling out for a highly anticipated 2017 season as former dirt-track driver Tim Paul has signed to return to F2000 competition in the No. 06 Screaming Monkey Racing/CellMark Paper entry prepared by Momentum Motorsports. 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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Jan 06

F1600’s Verhagen named to FIA’s 20 Under 20

Verhagen won the 2016 F1600 title for K-Hill Motorsports

Verhagen won the 2016 F1600 title for K-Hill Motorsports Neil Verhagen, the 2016 F1600 Formula F Championship Series title winner, has made the FIA’s 20 under 20 list, published in the most recent edition of AUTO, the FIA’s magazine. Read the rest of this entry »

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