David Grant took the pole. (photo: Valet)Braselton, GA – David Grant took the pole at Road Atlanta for the inaugural Atlantic Championship Series race with a lap of 1:17.570 around the 12-turn Georgia road course. Grant, driving a Swift 014/Toyota for Polestar Racing Group, will lead the field to the green for the 18 lap race alongside brother and Polestar teammate Keith Grant.

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Road Atlanta awaitsBraselton, GA – The new Atlantic Championship Series debuts for 2012 this weekend at Road Atlanta for rounds one and two of the three-weekend, six-race 2012 Series with a number of drivers, cars, chassis, engines and teams expected to kick off the Series around the 12-turn Road Atlanta circuit with Formula Drift and the F2000 Championship Series.

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The organizers of the Atlantic Championship Series will be hosting the first Atlantic Town Hall Meeting at 5:00PM on Friday May 11 at Road Atlanta to discuss the future direction of the class and the balance of the 2011 schedule.

All team principles, team managers, drivers, car owners and engineers are invited, whether or not racing in the Road Atlanta event , to attend and participate in the discussion.

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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