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Mid-Ohio Saturday PodiumCatch up on audio from the winners circle following F2000 Championship Series races from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Mid-Ohio Race 2 Video

LaRue Scores Mid-Ohio Victory

John LaRueLexington, OH - From pole, John LaRue took his fourth win of the 2017 F2000 Championship Series season with a flag-to-flag drive at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in round eight on a stunning summer afternoon. LaRue's No. 17 led every lap to the checkered flag, with an intense battle behind him as Rob Allaer came home second and Tim Paul delivered another podium performance in third place. Saturday winner John McCusker was fourth and Steve Jenks was fifth after starting last.

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Mid-Ohio Qualy 2

McCusker Holds Off Paul at Mid-Ohio

John McCusker

Lexington, OH - John McCusker won his second career F2000 Championship Series race, getting by Kaylen Frederick for the lead and then holding off Tim Paul and managing a small gap over the last few laps to the checkered flag. It's the first win for McCusker at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, as he took the No. 01 DotWorks Racing entry to victory lane by less than a second over Paul while Frederick completed the podium. 

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Mid-Ohio Race 1

Kaylen Frederick Scores Pole Position

Kaylen FrederickLexington, OH - On a damp and challenging Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Kaylen Frederick took pole position on Hoosier rain tires for round seven of the 2017 F2000 Championship Series season in the No. 80 Team Pelfrey Van Diemen/Mazda. Frederick qualified first ahead of Robert Allaer and Bob Reid in a 30-minute session. Full Results.

Mid-Ohio Q1

Askew Leads F2000 Practice from Mid-Ohio

Oliver Askew

Lexington, OH - After two 40-minute Friday sessions, Oliver Askew set the fastest time in F2000 Championship Series practice at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Driving the No. 95 entry for Cape Motorsports, Askew rocketed to the top of the time charts with a quick lap of 1:24.244 on his 18th and final flying lap of the 2.25-mile track in the afternoon practice session. 

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Welcome to Mid-Ohio

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Head for Mid-Ohio

Start at IndySalem, NH - The F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series head to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for Formula Race Promotions’ traditional three-day summer weekend at the classic circuit. Coming off a competitive event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the title fight is intense across all three Championships, which mark the mid-points of their 2017 seasons this weekend in Ohio.

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The Skipper Lou Principle

Tim PaulBefore we went to Indy, Jim Kearney told me a story about his past. It was about a racing horse who had shown a lot of potential, but for some reason could never win a race, though he had very solid training and had all the physical ability. People were puzzled. He was retired, and given to a farm that would take care of him, and it was found out that his shoes were awful. He was in pain in the home stretch, and as soon as they took them off he was running better than he ever had during his career while being trained. His name was Skipper Lou.

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Allaer Onboard Video

Indy Winners Circle Report

John LaRue in the winner's circleCatch up on audio from the winners circle following both F2000 Championship Series races from Indy. Race 1 | Race 2

LaRue Takes Second Indy Victory

John LaRueSpeedway, IN - John LaRue held off an early challenge on the race start, leading every lap to sweep the Indianapolis Motor Speedway F2000 Championship Series weekend with a second victory on Sunday afternoon, his third of the 2017 season. Robert Allaer charged from seventh to finish second, while Tim Paul completed the podium and Matt McDonough and Brandon Dixon finished in fourth and fifth, respectively.

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Saturday IMS Video Recap

LaRue by Inches at Indianapolis

The start at IMS as John LaRue leadsSpeedway, IN - The F2000 Championship Series Saturday race at Indianapolis came down to the last lap. After a race long duel, John LaRue got a run on the front stretch and beat Matt McDonough to the checkered flag, crossing the bricks first by just .010 seconds in one of the best F2000 races to date. LaRue becomes the first multiple winner in the 2017 season, with McDonough second and Brandon Dixon in third. Steve Jenks was fourth and Tim Paul finished fifth.

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F2000 Indy Sizzle Reel

Video: Welcome to Indy

LaRue Sets Fastest Qualifying Time

John LaRueSpeedway, IN - John LaRue will start on pole for the first F2000 Championship Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, scheduled for Saturday afternoon. The driver of the No. 17 set the fastest time in two combined qualifying sessions at 1:29.696. Matt McDonough, driving the No. 69, was second quick, followed by Robert Allaer and Steve Jenks. View results here.

Indianapolis Embraced in Practice and Qualy by FRP Competitors

Keith McCroneSpeedway, IN - The yard of bricks, the scoring pylon, four iconic turns, the Pagoda and a state-of-the-art infield road course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was the setting for Friday activities as a large group of F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series competitors took to the track for practice and a thrilling three sets of first round qualifying sessions.

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McCrone Fastest at Indy

Keith McCroneSpeedway, IN - For F2000 Championship Series competitors, the Friday conversation at Indianapolis Motor Speedway revolved around learning the track and setup changes ahead of 12:15 p.m. practice, which was led by R-Sport driver Keith McCrone, who is back having last raced in F2000 competition at Summit Point in 2013.

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F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Racers Ready for IMS

Brandon DixonSalem, NH – Joining the Open Wheel World Challenge, the F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series teams and drivers are ready for a much-anticipated June weekend on the road course at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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The Winners Circle Report from Mid-Ohio

F2000 Saturday Race 2 PodiumCatch up on audio from the winners circle following both F2000 rounds from Mid-Ohio. Race 1 | Race 2

Austin McCusker First at Mid-Ohio

Austin McCuskerLexington, OH - From pole, Austin McCusker led every lap at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course to win round four of the F2000 Championship Series season. McCusker put together a last-minute deal to drive the No. 95 Mazda-powered Van Diemen, and took the win over brother John McCusker. Brandon Dixon, Robert Allaer and Steve Jenks completed the top five.

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LaRue Scores Mid-Ohio Win

John LaRueLexington, OH - John LaRue led every lap to win the Saturday morning F2000 Championship Series race at Mid-Ohio, round three of the 2017 season. LaRue will get a chance to sweep the day in the No. 17 with another race scheduled for mid afternoon. Brandon Dixon finished second while Austin McCusker drove through the field to finish third and will start on pole for race two.

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McCusker Vaults to Race 2 Pole

Austin McCuskerLexington, OH - Austin McCusker led a super-tight early morning F2000 Champoinship Series qualifying session on Saturday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. He took his No. 95 Van Diemen/Mazda to the pole position by by .0351 seconds over John LaRue, while Rob Allaer qualified in third ahead of John McCusker and Brandon Dixon. Full results.

Mid-Ohio Q2 'Getting Ready'

LaRue Fastest in Practice, To Start First

John LaRueLexington, OH - John LaRue paced both F2000 Championship Series Friday practice sessions in the No. 17 Citation/Zetec. He lowered his time further in race one qualifying to 1:24.347, with the second quickest time, and will start first as Austin McCusker has been moved to the back of the field due to a post-qualifying technical infraction. Full results.

Mid-Ohio Teaser

FRP Mid-Ohio Preview

Steve JenksSalem, NH – At 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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VIR Video Recaps

The Winners Circle Report from VIR

Race 2 PodiumCatch up on audio from the winners circle following both F2000 rounds from VIR. Saturday Race | Sunday Race

Dixon Closes VIR Weekend with Victory

Brandon DIxonAlton, VA - For the second day in a row, the F2000 Championship Series race at VIR came down to the last lap. This time it was Brandon Dixon who went to the inside of Matt McDonough at the end of the back straight to take the win. Dixon started fifth and drove through the field to the lead, only to trade it back and forth with McDonough, who finished second ahead of Steve Jenks.

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Palacio Scores First Win on Last Lap

Nicholas PalacioAlton, VA - Nicolas 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. Palacio lost the lead on the start from pole to Reece Everard, who gapped the field but had mechanical problems on the last lap coming out of the last turn, with Palacio charging to the victory by just two tenths of a second.

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Barron to Race in F2000 at VIR

Alex BarronAlton, VA- Former IndyCar driver and 1997 Atlantic Series Champion Alex Barron will enter Saturday's race at VIR, the opening round of the 2017 F2000 Championship Series season. Barron will drive the Polestar Racing Group entry normally occupied by Dan Denison, who is away from the track with a conflict on Saturday.

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Palacio to Start P1 in Race Two

Nicolas PalacioAlton, VA - Nicolas Palacio will start first in the second F2000 Championship Series race of the weekend, scheduled for Sunday afternoon at VIR. Palacio was promoted to the top starting spot following a technical infraction with the pole-winning car of Robert Allaer. Palacio will lead the field to the green flag alongside Matt McDonough. Updated results can be viewed here.

Allaer Takes Race 2 Pole

Rob AllaerAlton, VA - LTD Motorsports driver Rob Allaer marked his first session of the 2017 F2000 Championship Series season with a pole-clinching lap around VIR of 1:51.959. Allaer arrived late at the track on Friday, with the team staying late too and replacing a throw out bearing in the No. 52 Van Diemen.

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Palacio On Top in F2000 Qualifying

Nick Palacio at VIRAlton, VA - Nicholas Palacio scored his first F2000 Championship Series pole position in qualifying for the 2017 season opener held on Friday afternoon under hot and humid conditions at VIRginia International Raceway. Palacio drove to pole with a lap of 1:52.900 over Reece Everard and Steve Jenks.

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Friday VIR F2000 Notebook

F2000 Action This WeekendAlton, VA - The latest from the F2000 Series paddock at VIR, including a new weekend entry and catching up with some of the key players in the paddock.

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Everard Lowers Fast Time in Practice 2

Reece EverardAlton, VA - Reece Everard backed up his practice pace in the F2000 Championship Series season-opener weekend at VIR, lowering fast lap to 1:53.030 in an early-evening session in the No. 61 entry. The 23-year-old Michigan resident was fastest overall in two consecutive practice sessions, with Brandon Dixon and Steve Jenks following on the practice two time sheets. Check out the full results and rundown here.

Reece Everard Leads Opening F2000 Practice

Reece EverardAlton, VA - It was F2000 Championship Series newcomer Reece Everard at the top of the time sheets in Free Practice 1 on Thursday afternoon at the 2017 season opening weekend at VIRginia International Raceway. Everard, driving the No. 61, only put in four laps but flew to first position in the 30-minute session with a lap of 1:54.578.

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F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Season Opener Preview

John McCusker (left) and Brandon Dixon (right)Salem, NH - Formula 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. New drivers, more cars and a new sanctioning body in USAC Racing make up the big stories going into the four-day race weekend at the 17-turn VIR.

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Aidan Keel Completes Successful Test with LTD Motorsports

Aidan KeelKershaw, SC – On a perfect, sun-drenched afternoon in South Carolina, Aidan Keel, the 15 year-old nationally ranked Rotax Jr. driver, took to the Carolina Motorsports Park track for his first ever test in a F2000 LTD Motorsports RF-02 Van Diemen. Immediately, the standout driver displayed his abilities as he scorched around the circuit consistently lowering his times lap after lap.

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Formula Race Promotions and ScreeningNow Ink a Production Distribution Deal to Produce New Race Show

Bruce HamiltonBurbank, CA - Formula 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.

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Atlantic, F2000, F1600 Registrations Trend Up for New Season

F1600 actionSalem, NH - With 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.

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FRP Announces VIR Opening Event Format

Cars on track at VIRSalem, NH – 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.

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Rob Allaer Targets F2000 Title Run

Rob AllaerSalem, NH - 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.

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FRP Opens Online Registration for 2017 Season

John McCuskerSalem, NH – 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.

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Tim Paul Signs for 2017 F2000 Championship Series Season

Tim PaulSalem, NH – 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.

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FRP, USAC and Hoosier Launch 2017-2018 Marketing Platform

F2000 actionSalem, NH - 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.

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Brandon Dixon Set to Build on Break-Out 2016 Season

Brandon DixonWhen Brandon Dixon crossed the line first at New Jersey Motorsports Park in August to score his debut F2000 Championship Series victory, he called it a four-year journey. That odyssey began in 2012, when he started building and preparing his F2000 Championship entry, and as the 2017 opener at VIR nears, the veteran driver is one of the early favorites for a Championship run.

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Holden Signs with K-Hill for 2017 Season

HoldenABBOTTSTOWN, Pa - Coming off a multi-championship season in the Pro Series with numerous National Runoff titles, K-Hill Motorsports announced that Zach Holden will be aligning himself to lead the team's F2000 program for the 2017 season. Holden is a 16-year-old American driver residing in Greenfield, Ind.

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USAC to Sanction Atlantic, F2000, F1600 Championships

USAC logoSalem, NH - Formula Race Promotions (FRP) announced today that the United States Auto Club (USAC) will sanction the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series for 2017 and beyond. The new sanctioning agreement will provide a seamless transition of licensing and credentialing for FRP competitors.

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Ryan Norman to Andretti Indy Lights Team

Ryan Norman2016 Atlantic Championship Series title-winner Ryan Norman today announced he will be driving in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires series in 2017 with Andretti Autosport. The rookie will pilot the No. 48 Flip Side Mazda as part of Andretti’s 2017 stable.

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FRP at the SuperNats

Calvin MingSalem, NH - Formula Race Promotions (FRP) officials, teams and drivers recently descended on Las Vegas, Nevada for the annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals (SuperNats), an annual world-famous karting race. 

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Bamford's Title Season

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_news_Mid_Ohio_2016-7015.jpgSalem, NH - Steve Bamford found his way to the F1600 Formula F Championship Series in 2011, made his F2000 Championship debut at the end of 2012, and worked on improving each weekend - culminating in a dominating 2016 season that saw him win the F2000 Championship in the No. 7 Rice Race Prep Citation.

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2017 Schedule Released for F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championships

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_news_WSPS_FRMLACHAMP_08-28-2016_F-2000_1305.jpgSalem, NH – Formula Race Promotions (FRP) today announced a vastly overhauled and exciting schedule for the 2017 F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series. Three major spectator events and two new tracks have been added to the trademark seven-weekend schedule.

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New Class Structure and Lower Entry Fees for F1600, F2000 and Atlantic

Tim PaulSalem, NH – Formula Race Promotions (FRP) announced today an updated class structure for the 2017 F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series, while lowering entry fees and still providing three live hours of track time per class per Championship weekend.

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2016 Season: Behind the Scenes

A look at some of our favorite behind-the-scenes photos from 2016.

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VIR Winners Circle Report

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_news_phoca_thumb_l_dsc_8488b.jpgCatch up on audio from the winners circle following the exciting weekend at VIR. Race 1 Interviews | Race 2 Interviews

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Drivers Set for Mazda Shootout

John McCusker (right)Salem, NH – Drivers representing Formula Race Promotions’ (FRP) F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series have stamped their tickets to the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout.

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Reid First at VIR

Bob ReidAlton, VA - A move on a mid-race restart gave Bob Reid the race lead, with the R-Sport driver hanging on to take his first career F2000 Championship Series victory in the 2016 season finale race at VIR on Sunday morning. Reid held off John McCusker, who finished second, while Tom Fatur, Reid's R-Sport teammate, finished third.

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First F2000 Win for McCusker

John McCuskerAlton, VA - John McCusker prevailed for his first F2000 Championship Series victory in the No. 01 Dotworks Racing Van Diemen in an action-packed Saturday morning race at VIR. McCusker led early, fell back to second and then came through to take the checkered flag first ahead of Nick Palacio and Bob Reid.

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F1600, F2000, Atlantic Season Finale Preview

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_vir_virpreviewf2000.jpgSalem, NH – Formula Race Promotions (FRP) heads into its season finale at VIRginia International Raceway this weekend with four drivers eligible for the F1600 Formula F Championship Series title, which all comes down to this final triple-header weekend. With overall driver Championships already having been decided in F2000 and Atlantic, entrants will look to end the season with outright victories and build momentum for 2017.

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Tumenas Motorsports Karts to Cars Program Launched

 Michael EastwellSalem, NH - Tumenas Motorsports has enjoyed a strong season in F2000 Championship Series competition with Steve Jenks, and is now expanding its program to offer a karts-to-cars system for aspiring drivers, moving them from karting into both F1600 and F2000.

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Formula SAE Students Join FRP Paddock

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_news_SAE-3.jpgSalem, NH - 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. The students joined the Championships for both the Pittsburgh and New Jersey rounds, getting an up close look at the motorsports world with Angelo Zarra, president of ANZE Engineering, a prominent race suspension design company.

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Hoosier Racing Tire and FRP Ink Three-Year Deal

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_news_WSPS_FRMLACHAMP_08-27-2016_F-2000_0371.jpgSalem, NH – 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.

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Winners Circle Report from NJMP

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_njmp_phoca_thumb_l__ps_0776.jpgCatch up on audio from the winners circle following the exciting weekend at NJMP. Race 1 Interviews | Race 2 Interviews

Maiden Victory for Walko

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_njmp_walkowinr2.jpgMillville, NJ - With two laps to go, Trent Walko took the race lead and went on to take his first career F2000 Championship Series victory with a win on Sunday in round 12 of the season at New Jersey Motorsports Park in the No. 82 Team Pelfrey Van Diemen/Mazda. Walko started from pole and spent the entire race battling Brandon Dixon, having to chase him down from two seconds back. Dixon would finish second following his Saturday victory, while John McCusker made it two podiums in two days with a third place run.

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Walko Scores Sunday Pole

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_njmp_walkoq1.jpgMillville, NJ - After a string of second place starts, Trent Walko took his first ever F2000 Championship Series pole position in Sunday morning qualifying at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Walko's 1:17.951 for Team Pelfrey gave him the pole ahead of Steve Bamford, Brandon Dixon and John McCusker. Check out the full qualifying order here.

Dixon Takes First Win with NJMP Drive

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_njmp_dixonnjmpwin1.jpgMillville, NJ - Brandon Dixon scored his first ever F2000 Championship Series win with a flag-to-flag drive at NJMP from pole in the No. 5. After an exciting start and challenge into turn one, Dixon emerged in the lead, survived a late-race restart and scored the victory over a massive last-lap battle for second place that saw Trent Walko finish second and John McCusker third.

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McCusker Fastest in Saturday Practice

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_njmp_dotworks1.jpgMillville, NJ - John McCusker took the No. 01 Dotworks Racing Van Diemen to the top of the Saturday morning time sheets in a 40-minute practice session at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Steve Jenks was second quick while Steve Bamford was third. Check out the results here.

New Jersey Next for Atlantic, F2000 and F1600

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_news_twalkonews.jpgSalem, NH – The penultimate weekend of the 2016 Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Series is upon drivers and teams as Formula Race Promotions heads to the classic Thunderbolt circuit at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) on a two-day weekend format, August 27-28.

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Rice Race Prep Announces Expansion

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_njmp_bamfordpitt1.jpgAs Steve Bamford and the Rice Race Prep chase their first F2000 Championship, the team is hard at work preparing for the 2017 Formula Race Promotions season.

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VIR Added to 2016 Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Schedule

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_vir_bamfordlarue1.jpgSalem, NH – The Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series will close out their 2016 seasons at Virginia International Raceway, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, Formula Race Promotions announced today. The VIR weekend replaces a previously announced race date at Dominion Speedway which has been cancelled.

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PittRace Winners Circle Report

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_pitt1_phoca_thumb_l_pirc_8_7_2016-5017.jpgCatch up on audio from the winners circle following the exciting weekend in Pittsburgh. Race 1 Interviews | Race 2 Interviews

Weekend Sweep for Bamford

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_pitt1_bamfordwin-sunpitt.jpgWampum, PA - Steve Bamford marked his second straight flag-to-flag victory in the second F2000 race of the weekend and round 10 of the F2000 Championship Series season at Pittsburgh. Starting from pole, Bamford took the early lead and survived a mid-race restart to take the win ahead of Trent Walko, who repeated his Saturday performance in the Mazda-powered No. 82. Steve Jenks completed the podium in a career-best result.

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Bamford Scores Victory at PittRace

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_pitt1_bamford-pitt-r1.jpgWampum, PA - Steve Bamford took another solid victory, starting from pole and leading flag-to-flag in his quest for the 2016 F2000 Championship with a win coming in round nine of the season at Pittsburgh on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Brandon Dixon finished second in the No. 5 entry while Trent Walko brought home a Mazda-powered Van Diemen on the third step of the podium for Team Pelfrey.

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Bamford Quickest in PittRace Practice

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_pitt1_bamfordpitt1.jpgWampum, PA  - The fastest lap of the day in F2000 Championship Series practice came in the morning session courtesy of points leader Steve Bamford, who turned in a quick time of 1:41.394, and the backed that up with the fastest time in the afternoon practice. 

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F2000 Friday Notebook from PittRace

 

Wampum, PA - News and notes from the paddock at PittRace during the fifth Formula Race Promotions event of the 2016 season.

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F2000 Drivers Preview PittRace Weekend

Wampum, PA - A full preview of the weekend, talking to select drivers that make up the grid of the F2000 Championship Series.

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Formula Race Promotions PittRace Preview

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_pitt1_bamford1.jpgSalem, NH – After a month-long break, the F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series are back at the challenging Pittsburgh International Race Complex. It is Formula Race Promotions’ fourth visit to Pittsburgh, and the third event on the new and updated long course. Phillippe Denes, Steve Bamford and Ryan Norman hope to hold onto their Championship leads in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic, respectively.

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Formula Race Promotions to Trial Two-Day Format at NJMP

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_njmp_20160703-2-F20-0119cJLoewe.jpgSalem, NH – Formula Race Promotions will use its August 27-28 weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park’s Thunderbolt circuit to trial a new two-day weekend format ahead of the 2017 season. Teams and drivers in the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series will see a compressed format over Saturday and Sunday.

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Mid-Ohio Winners Circle Report

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_news_phoca_thumb_l_20160703-5-f20-0033cjloewe.jpgCatch up on audio from the winners circle following Sunday's F2000 race at Mid-Ohio. Click here.

LaRue Grabs Mid-Ohio Win

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_mo_laruep1.jpgLexington, OH - A lap 12 pass for the lead gave John LaRue the victory to close out the F2000 Championship Series weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The No. 17 driver ended his streak of second place finishes, taking his first win of 2016 over Brandon Dixon and Steve Bamford in round eight of the season.

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Bamford Wins at Mid-Ohio

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_mo_bammor1.jpgLexington, OH - Steve Bamford took home first place in round seven of the F2000 season at Mid-Ohio on Saturday, the first of two F2000 Championship Series races scheduled for the Formula Race Promotions weekend. John LaRue finished second and Brandon Dixon completed the podium in third.

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Mid-Ohio Saturday Notebook

Lexington, OH - News and notes from around the paddock at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday.

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Allaer Out Front in F2000 Practice

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_mo_rapractice1.jpgLexington, OH - Morning rain gave way to a 75-degree afternoon with partly cloudy skies and a dry track at Mid-Ohio for F2000 Championship Series practice, with Robert Allaer leading the 30-minute session.

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Mid-Ohio Friday Notebook

Lexington, OH - News and notes from the paddock at Mid-Ohio during the fourth Formula Race Promotions event of the 2016 season.

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F2000 Drivers Preview Mid-Ohio Weekend

Lexington, OH - A full preview of the weekend, talking to select drivers that make up the grid of the F2000 Championship Series.

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Formula Race Promotions Set for Banner Mid-Ohio Weekend

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_mo_0k6x0886c.jpgSalem, NH – The first weekend in July at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is quickly becoming a rite of passage for competitors in the F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series, which will see the midpoints of their seasons run this weekend at the Lexington, Ohio facility with a large turnout of open-wheel race cars expected in a Formula Race Promotions hosted weekend at the 13-turn road course.

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The Winners Circle Report: VIR

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_vir_phoca_thumb_l_dsc_8431.jpgThe F2000 Winners Circle Report lets you hear from our podium finishers in their words. Race 1 | Race 2

Bamford Completes Weekend Sweep at VIR

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_vir_bamford-r2-win.jpgAlton, VA - It was his third win in a row and second weekend sweep of 2016 as Steve Bamford took the lead from the outside of the front row at the drop of the green, delivering the victory with a show of pace in round eight of the 2016 F2000 Championship Series season at VIR. From pole, John LaRue finished second in the No. 17 car for the second straight day and Brandon Dixon completed the podium, making it a trio of Citation chassis powered by Ford Zetec engines.

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Bamford Fends Off LaRue at VIR

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_vir_bamfordlarue1.jpgAlton, VA - Steve Bamford spent the better part of 15 laps fending off John LaRue in what turned out to be an F2000 Championship Series showdown in round five of the season at VIRginia International Raceway on Saturday afternoon. Brandon Dixon finished third. Another race follows on Sunday afternoon.

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Bamford and Grant Lead Friday Practice

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_vir_6707.jpgAlton, VA - Steve Bamford led practice in both F1600 and F2000 while Keith Grant was fastest in Atlantic practice on Friday at VIRginia International Raceway for the third Formula Race Promotions event of the 2016 season.

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VIR Friday Notebook

News and notes from the paddock at VIR during the third Formula Race Promotions event of the 2016 season.

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F1600, F2000 and Atlantic VIR Preview

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_vir_bam-wgi-1-vir.jpgSalem, NH – June 3-5 will see Virginia International Raceway, known to the world as VIR, host a full weekend of racing action for the F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series. F1600 will see a traditional triple-race weekend format, while F2000 and Atlantic will each have two races.

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Exclusive Watkins Glen Weekend Report

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_15season_wgi_earelease.jpgWatkins Glen, New York (May 23, 2016) – Between frigid temperatures and changing track conditions at Watkins Glen international, including snow on Sunday morning, setup was a full-on guessing game for Exclusive Autosport and its drivers in last weekend’s F1600 Formula F and F2000 Championship Series races.

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