Bruce HamiltonAbbottstown, PA -K-Hill Motorsports has confirmed a five car Atlantic Championship Series team for 2012. Drivers include Bruce Hamilton, Jean-Luc Liverato, Lee Brahin and Andy Schaufelberger for the three-weekend, six-race inaugural Championship.

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b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_atlantics12_grant_atlantic.jpgSharon, CT – The Grant brothers, David and Keith Grant, are set to challenge for top honors in the 2012 Atlantic Championship Series with veteran team Polestar Racing Group, capitalizing on years of Atlantic success with the Jim Griffith-run outfit.

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All cars will carry SOS decals in 2012.New Pole Award Recognizes Work in Keeping Kids on Track

Sharon, CT – SOS Children’s Villages, the world’s largest charity dedicated to providing homes to orphaned, abandoned and foster children, will be back as the official charity of Formula Race Promotions in 2012, supporting the F2000 Championship Series, F1600 Formula F Championship Series, and new Atlantic Championship.

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b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_atlantics12_joegriffin_headshot1.jpgSharon, CT – The new Atlantic Championship Series, operated by Formula Race Promotions, has appointed Joe Griffin as technical director. Griffin brings years of Atlantic car experience to the Series, having been involved with the class going back to the Formula B days, and working for a former version of the Series from 1983 to 2006.

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b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_assorted_greg_rickes.jpgSharon, CT – The long time voice of Lime Rock Park, Greg Rickes, has joined the 2012 Formula Race Promotions-operated Atlantic Championship Series, F2000 Championship Series and F1600 Formula F Championship Series as the official traveling play-by-play public address announcer and victory podium MC.

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F1600 Action(This piece appeared originally in the January 2012 issue of SportsCar in a slightly shorter form due to space limitation in the magazine.)

When Mike Rand, Bob Wright and Al Guibord Jr. started in 2006 they wanted an affordable F2000 series. This year five of the seven race weekends had races for F1600 as well. In October at Watkins Glen, in the face of a brutal economic climate,the series attracted 38 F2000 cars and 25 F1600 cars.

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b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_assorted_atlanticlogo.jpgSharon, CT – Formula Race Promotions has announced the formation of the Atlantic Championship Series for SCCA-legal Formula Atlantic race cars. The Series will be run in conjunction with the highly successful F2000 Championship Series and F1600 Formula F Championship Series, sanctioned by SCCA Pro Racing. A six-round, three-event Championship is planned for 2012.

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