Tag Archive: Primus Racing

Mar 26

Heading to Virginia: Series Growing

The expanded 2012 schedule is a response from a season-ending survey sent out by Series officials.
 
Just over two weeks away, the second edition of the F1600 Formula F Championship Series is set to grow in 2012, adding another race weekend (six in total, for 12 races) and more teams, drivers, chassis and engines. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Audette sweeps at Watkins Glen

The third win of 2011 didn’t come easy for Audette in a huge field 

F2000 new logoRemy Audette made it two wins at Watkins Glen in two days, three on the season, and added to his quickly growing championship lead on a Sunday in New York. Audette, now with an impressive six-straight top four finishes, started second and had to fight his way to the point in the #21 Audette Racing Van Diemen from third place, passing Chris Livengood and then Tim Minor for the lead a few laps later. Livengood held on to finish second ahead of Minor, who wins the Masters Class. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Audette victorious at Watkins Glen

A wild start for F2000 at Watkins Glen, Audette won his second race of 2011 

Remy Audette raced down Kyle Connery and took the lead at Watkins Glen to notch his second win of 2011 and extend his points lead over Connery, who finished second and led the first half of the race. Niki Coello put his RFR on the podium, inheriting third position on the last lap and holding off Tim Paul. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Audette Paces Practice at Watkins Glen

Audette was out in front at Watkins Glen by a huge margin

Championship points leader Remy Audette stayed on the point during practice at Watkins Glen, setting a very fast lap of 1:51.9 , well under the existing track record of 1:53.0. The Canadian easily paced both 30-minute practice sessions in the #21 Audette Racing Van Diemen, and was an underheard-of-for-F2000 full second up on anyone else in the afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

F2000: Watkins Glen preview

Remy Audette is leading the points

The F2000 Championship Series 2011 title battle is starting to gather momentum as the 35-car field heads to Watkins Glen International for rounds five and six of the season, supporting the Grand-Am six hour endurance race. 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 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 »

Apr 06

Records Books Wide Open for VIR‏

32 cars on the initial entry list

F1600 F Championship logoThe F1600 Formula F Championship Series will embark on history this weekend at VIRginia International Raceway for the inaugural rounds of the new national pro series with 32 cars on the initial entry list. Nine chassis manufacturers are represented with 12 Honda Fit and 20 Ford Kent engines. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Young Aussie to set out on the ‘Road to Indy’

The 18 year-old Australian has signed to drive a Van Diemen

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Nathan Morcom

Nathan Morcom’s motor racing career is set to move up a gear on March 17-18, when he contests the opening rounds of the USF2000 National Championship at Sebring.

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Jan 20

Daniel Erickson’s drive in this month’s Daytona 24-hour sports car race is off – but the cancellation won’t affect his prime 2011 ambition.

Daniel Erickson’s main aim unchanged despite Daytona drive cancellation

Daniel EricksonRookie of the Year  » Click to zoom ->The young Aussie driver was slated to co-drive a Crawford-Chevrolet prototype for Beyer Racing in the January 29-30 classic until the entry was withdrawn due to some of the team’s car sponsorship failing to materialise. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Remy Audette on front row for second VIR F2000 race (+grid)

Another VIR pole for Erickson

Australian rookie Daniel Erickson made it two VIR poles, setting a lap time during qualifying for race two of the F2000 weekend at VIR that no-one else could get near. The 22-year old set the track record yesterday and was three tenths slower today, but four tenths up on outside pole sitter Remy Audette.  For Erickson, it will be another rolling start. Read the rest of this entry »