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Nov 24

F1600 in Focus – Pittsburgh video now available

Short videos will continue to be rolled out through early 2015

F1600 in focus logo The 2014 F1600 in Focus episode from Pittsburgh has been released, featuring highlights of the August rounds from the F1600 Formula F Championship Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Oct 12

Minor clinches title as Robinson wins race

Saturday winner Sam Beasley finished third in round 14 of the 2014 season.

F2000 -  Watkins Glen - Skylar Robinson While Skylar Robinson took the lead back with five laps to go to win the season finale F2000 Championship Series race at Watkins Glen, it was Tim Minor that clinched the 2014 Championship with a second place finish.

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Oct 12

Agren wins race and 2014 F1600 title with last lap pass

Agren, from Norway, bounced back after a rough Saturday

F1600 - 2014 Champion Ayla Agren Ayla Agren found a way past Sam Chastain at the last second on the last lap to take her third win of the 2014 F1600 season and more importantly, clinch the 2014 title in the season finale.

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Oct 11

Beasley Leads Polestar One-Two at Watkins Glen

Beasley returned to victory lane in the No. 44 Polestar machine

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/a279049f55440af83bd8660da/images/cded1e69-9bb9-413d-a504-114915d5cb05.jpgSam Beasley led all 14 laps to take his third win of the 2014 F2000 season with a dominant victory at Watkins Glen for Polestar Motor Racing with his teammate David Grant finishing in second position.

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Oct 11

Mehan Wins at Watkins Glen; Rickards Re-Takes Points Lead

Finishing second, setting fast lap and re-taking the points lead was Garth Rickards

Evan Mehan won a race that saw a lead pack of 11 cars trade the lead back and forth until the Chastain Motorsports driver was able to separate himself from the group to take his second victory of the 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship Series at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Robinson on top in Friday practice for championship weekend

In other big news, Minor received a penalty during practice that will impact his qualifying position for race one on Saturday.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/a279049f55440af83bd8660da/images/47d6b0f9-f052-4a87-bac5-2fbef2afc3f7.jpgWith the Championship in his sights, 18-year-old Georgia native Skylar Robinson ran under the existing F2000 Championship Series track record (set in 2011) in free practice ahead of the Championship-deciding rounds 13 and 14 this weekend at Watkins Glen International, with a slim margin over his rival Tim Minor. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Agren leads Friday practice over Rickards

It will get more interesting on Saturday

F1600 - Ayla Agren As if the Championship battle couldn’t get any tighter, Ayla Agren paced Friday practice at Watkins Glen by .024 seconds over her main rival, Garth Rickards. The two are nearly neck and neck for the 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship Series crown, which will be settled over rounds 13 and 14 this weekend at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Familiarity will close the F2000 Championship Series season with a riveting Championship battle – the closest since 2010

Watkins Glen plays to F2000 season finale

F2000 Championship Series logoAfter visits to two new-to-F2000 race tracks in Pittsburgh and Thompson, the open wheel contingent now returns to the full course at Watkins Glen for rounds 13 and 14 to close out the year and decide whether Tim Minor or Skylar Robinson will be the 2014 Champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Watkins Glen finale preview

Round 14 of the 2014 Championship

F1600 F Championship logo Ayla Agren comes into the final two rounds of the 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship season with a razor-thin points lead ahead of teammate Garth Rickards. Whoever conquers the Championship’s second trip of the year to the Glen will be crowned the 2014 F1600 Champion after a season that’s seen 10 winners in 12 races. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

F1600 in Focus Watkins Glen and VIR videos are online

More videos released

F1600 in focus logo Two more F1600 in Focus short videos have been released, featuring highlights from the F1600 Formula F Championship races at Watkins Glen and VIR.

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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 31

Chastain conquers Thompson

Last lap contact promoted Garth Rickards to second after Jack Mitchell Jr. and Ayla Agren came together.

Sam Chastain protected the inside line into turn one and took his first F1600 Formula F Championship Series win with a decisive drive at Thompson Speedway in the No. 27 for Chastain Motorsports.

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Aug 31

Robinson Sweeps Thompson F2000 Weekend

“We have been working hard and the car has been epic this weekend” – Robinson

Skylar Robinson dominated the second F2000 Championship Series race on the new road course at Thompson Speedway, taking two victories in two days in the No. 6 Eric Langbein Racing Citation.

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Aug 30

Ringel wins race, Burkett wins championship title

K-Hill Motorsports’ Daniel Burkett clinched the Championship title,

Ethan Ringel of COMPREP Motorsports took the win in race one of the Atlantic Championship Series 2014 Season finale weekend at Thompson Speedway.

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Aug 30

Mehan dominates at Thompson

Championship leader Ayla Agren finished a close second ahead of her Pelfrey teammate and main title rival Garth Rickards

Evan Mehan continued to be the class of the F1600 Formula F Championship Series field at Thompson, scoring his first win with a dominating performance in the No. 29 Chastain Motorsports Mygale/Honda.

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Aug 30

Robinson takes Thompson victory

“Both Sam and I have been fast this weekend” – Robinson

Skylar Robinson took his second win of the 2014 F2000 Championship season, finding a way past Sam Beasley for the lead and pulling out a gap to the checkered flag at Thompson Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Chastain duo goes fastest

Mehan set the fastest time of the day in his third lap of the afternoon session

Chastain Motorsports teammates Evan Mehan and Sam Chastain were fastest in Friday practice at Thompson Speedway in the F1600 Formula F Championship Series.

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Aug 29

Burkett quickest in last practice of season

Burkett’s fastest lap was a 1:02.139, which he attained during the afternoon practice session.

The Atlantic Championship Series started its final practice day of the 2014 season at Thompson Speedway on Friday morning, with K-Hill’s Daniel Burkett setting the pace.

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Aug 29

Robinson and Beasley lead F2000 practice

Robinson was the fastest man of the day

Skylar Robinson and Sam Beasley split a pair of F2000 Championship Series practice sessions on the new road course at Thompson Speedway.

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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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Aug 26

F2000 set for inaugural Thompson visit

The defending Champion enjoys a healthy points lead over Robinson, McGregor and Beasley

F2000 Championship Series logoRounds 11 and 12 of 14 for the F2000 Championship Series at the recently re-opened Thompson Speedway road course this weekend could prove to be the environment Tim Minor needs to lock up the 2014 title.

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Aug 25

F1600 Championship battle gains momentum

The Series now heads for Thomson Speedway this weekend

F1600 F Championship logo Off a break-out set of victories, Ayla Agren is leading the F1600 Formula F Championship Series standings with just four races to go. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

F1600 in Focus – Road Atlanta

Short videos will continue to be rolled out through early 2015 featuring the various FF series

F1600 in focus logo The second 2014 F1600 in Focus short video has been released, featuring highlights from the F1600 Formula F Championship’s season opener at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Weekend sweep for Beasley

“It was a great weekend, I need to thank Polestar for the car” – Beasley

F2000 - Beasley Swept the Weekend Sam Beasley started third and moved to the front on the opening laps, pulling a gap and making it two wins in two days, sweeping rounds nine and 10 of the F2000 Season at Pittsburgh International Race Complex.

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Aug 03

Agren fets Pittsburgh win on controversial finish

Evan Mehan and Jack Mitchell Jr. were each penalized one lap

F1600 - Agren swept the week for Team Pelfrey Ayla Agren crossed the line in third place but was later awarded the victory for Sunday’s F1600 Formula F Championship Series event at Pittsburgh International Race Complex as series officials handed down penalties. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Beasley scores first win with Pittsburgh drive

Beasley marked the first Van Diemen win of the 2014 season

F2000 - Beasley Leads From pole, Sam Beasley led all 26 laps en route to his first career F2000 Championship Series win, driving the No. 44 Van Diemen for Polestar at Pittsburgh International Race Complex.

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Aug 02

Agren comes out first at Pittsburgh

The race unfolded to be a competitive 26-lap event

F1600 - Agren leads Rickards Ayla Agren made it two wins in her sophomore F1600 Formula F Championship Series season with an aggressive but calculated drive to a close win at Pittsburgh International Race Complex for round nine of the 2014 F1600 season.

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Aug 01

Minor to P1 in Pittsburgh

The Championship points leader said he broke up the day’s three practice sessions

F2000 - Tim Minor The inaugural visit for the F2000 Championship Series at Pittsburgh International Race Complex saw Tim Minor at the top of the time sheets over three Friday sessions. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 01

Hobbs goes fastest in Pittsburgh F1600 practice

“I really like this place” – Hobb

F1600 - No. 13 WISKO Racing MygaleHonda of Andrew Hobbs Against a backdrop of Pennsylvania forests sits 1.6 miles of the twisting Pittsburgh International Race Complex, home to the inaugural visit of the F1600 Formula F Championship Series this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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