Posts Tagged ‘Atlantic Championship’
America’s beleaguered Atlantic Championship has announced that more than 10 drivers have so far signed up for the season opener in Sebring on March 19th – but Britain’s Adam Christodoulou says he won’t be among them.
20 Dec 2009: Atlantics: Christodoulou debuts with strong test
Adam Christodoulou’s bid to win a third title in three years has begun successfully with pre-season testing in the Atlantic Championship car that Simona de Silvestro drove to victory four times during the 2009 campaign.
Simona de Silvestro’s attempt to become the first woman to win a major open-wheel motor-racing title ended in disappointment when she was knocked out of the Atlantic Championship finale on the opening lap at Laguna Seca.
9 Oct 2009: It’s all happening in America this weekend
A quiet weekend in European racing allows attention to switch to the other side of the Atlantic – where no fewer than four open-wheel series all have their final races.
Both the Atlantic and Star Mazda Championships will be decided in their season-ending races at Laguna Seca after all the title contenders managed podiums this weekend.
Atlantic Championship points leader Simona De Silvestro has taken a step closer to the series title after a close win over the second-placed John Edwards at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres in Quebec.
Jonathan Summerton cemented his form as one of the most promising up-and-coming young US racing drivers with a win in the Atlantic Championship event at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course at the weekend. And it was also a good race for British rookie James Winslow.
Ireland’s Peter Dempsey dominated the Star Mazda Series double-header in Joliet, Illinois, by setting the fastest practice times, qualifying twice on pole, and leading every lap on the way to a pair of wins ahead of Adam Christodoulou.
Katherine Legge’s record as the most successful woman in Atlantic Championship history has fallen as Simona De Silvestro took her third win of the season and fourth of her career at Lime Rock, Connecticut.
15 Jun 2009: Star Mazda: Kent wins as Christodoulou slips back
A suspension failure in the second race at New Jersey Motorsports Park cost Adam Christodoulou the lead of the Star Mazda Championship on Sunday as Richard Kent won from pole.