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Daniel BurkettThompson, CT – The Atlantic Championship Series concluded its 2014 season with the finale race on Sunday at Thompson Speedway in Connecticut. Series Champion, Daniel Burkett, took the final win of the season, making it his eighth Atlantic win. Ethan Ringel of COMPREP finished in second with Keith Grant of Polestar finishing third, after a tight fight for the position with Conner Kearby.

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Daniel BurkettThompson, CT – Atlantic Championship Series 2014 Champion Daniel Burkett took his eighth and last pole of the season during Sunday’s qualifying session at Thompson Speedway. The K-Hill driver also reset the overall Thompson Speedway track record for a third time with a time of 1:01.608. Ethan Ringel of COMPREP was second quick after his Saturday win, followed by Polestar’s Keith Grant taking third. K-Hill Motorsport’s drivers, Conner Kearby and Gaston Kearby were fourth and fifth, respectively, in the session. Full results are here.

The finale race of the Atlantic Championship Series 2014 season starts at 5:00pm local time.

Ethan RingelThompson, CT – Ethan Ringel of COMPREP Motorsports took the win in race one of the Atlantic Championship Series 2014 Season finale weekend at Thompson Speedway. In the same race, K-Hill Motorsports’ Daniel Burkett clinched the Championship title, with one race left to go. Burkett was on the third step of the podium, with K-Hill teammate Conner Kearby in second place.

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Daniel BurkettThompson, CT – The first qualifying session of the Atlantic Championship Series finale weekend saw many drivers take fast laps. Series points leader, Daniel Burkett, ended up setting the fastest lap and getting pole for race one, running only two laps. Burkett’s time of a 1:01.961 became Thompson Speedway’s overall fast lap.

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Daniel BurkettThompson, CT – 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. Burkett’s fastest lap was a 1:02.139, which he attained during the afternoon practice session. The driver from Winnipeg, who will clinch the championship on Saturday’s race, was able to shave off about sixth tenths of a second off his morning time to set that fast lap. Ethan Ringel was the only other driver able to keep up with Burkett and get a lap in the 1:02’s.

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Daniel BurkettSalem, NH - The culmination of the 2014 Atlantic Championship comes down to the final two races of the season at Thompson Speedway in Connecticut. Daniel Burkett has the championship title tightly in his grasp, however, there are a couple extreme situations that could jeopardize it for him. The young Canadian driver’s biggest competition comes from American Atlantic Creations driver Jimmy Simpson, who currently sits second in points. It would take a very strong performance from Simpson at Thompson and some bad luck for Burkett in order for Simpson to take the title.

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