Newey and Thompson Nominated for Team USA

b_200_150_16777215_00_images_stories_12season_midohio_ECBF485E0EBC-.jpgSharon, CT -Two F1600 Formula F Championship Series drivers have been nominated for the Team USA Scholarship: Brandon Newey and Colin Thompson. Both are race winners so far in 2012 and Newey leads the Championship points.

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Close Mid-Ohio Race Won by Davies

Davies took his third win in four races. (photo: Valet)Lexington, OH – Australian Shae Davies drove to victory in another multi-car 18-lap battle at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course to close the doubleheader weekend and round eight of the 2012 F1600 Formula F Championship Series season. The race, similar to Saturday’s shootout, saw the top five cars break away from the field and jockey for position for the entire race, with Davies coming out on top for Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing ahead of Garett Grist and Matias Koykka.

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Thompson Scores First Win in Mid-Ohio Shootout

Thompson scored his first win. (photo: Valet)Lexington, OH – After 18 laps of five cars trading the top five spots back and forth, Colin Thompson vaulted from fourth to first with two laps to go, scoring his first career F1600 Formula F Championship Series win at Mid-Ohio. Better yet, the hotly-contested top five battle featured three different chassis and five aspiring drivers, the oldest of which was 22. Teammates Matias Koykka and Shae Davies completed the podium.

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Spectrums Lead Mid-Ohio Practice

Koykka and Davies were fastest in the morning session. (photo: Valet)Lexington, OH – After two F1600 Formula F Championship Series practice sessions at Mid-Ohio, it was the Spectrum/Honda Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing duo of Matias Koykka and Shae Davies at the top of the time sheets in a fast morning session. In a slower afternoon session, however, it was Championship leader Brandon Newey on top for Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb/ Agajanian in the Mygale/Honda.

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Tight Points Battle Heading to Mid-Ohio

Brandon Newey has a slim points lead. (photo: Valet)Sharon, CT – Following a dramatic weekend in New Jersey, the F1600 Formula F Championship Series points battle has tightened, with Brandon Newey enjoying a slim lead over Matias Koykka and Jeremy Grenier.

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Goughary, Jenks in for Mid-Ohio

Goughary won at VIR in 2011.Jupiter, FL – Add two more Van Diemen/Hondas to the F1600 Formula F Championship Series entry list. Race winner Jim Goughary is back, along with Steve Jenks, in a pair of identical Van Diemens with trackside support from the Raceworks team.

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