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Area81Racing Places 2nd in SARRC SEDIV Points

Going into the SARRC Invitational Championship race at Roebling Road Raceway 16 points behind the class leader, a 2nd place finish secured Area81Racing driver Tim Pierce a 2nd place finish in the 2011 SARRC Southeast Division points championship.  Tim finished the winning season with two 1st Place and four 2nd Place podiums, while also learning…

2012 Bob Garmon Memorial Goblin’s Go

Area81Racing began the 2012 SAARC season in spectacular fashion at the Goblin’s Go at VIR.  Tim Pierce continued to shave his lap times each session on his way to the first win of the 2012 season.  He posted the 4th best lap time in the group during the race in addition to the 1st Place…

Shakedown at the 2011 SIC

While awaiting delivery of the new Stohr F1000, Area81Racing spent the hot summer months enhancing the 2010 Firman with new power from George Dean. This proved to be challenging and also very rewarding. Driver Tim Pierce continuously logged his personal best times at Roebling Road Raceway with the support of teammate Richard Franklin and the…

NEWS FLASH November 1, 2011

Area 81 Racing Team based in Wilmington, NC ( www.Area81Racing.com ) announces a 2 car team entry in select events in the Formula 1000 Championship Series ( www.F1000Champ.com ). The team is moving up the ranks after 3 seasons in Formula Continental (FC) SCCA Club Racing competition and 1 year of SCCA Club Racing competition in the Formula 1000 (FB)Class.

2011 Memorial Monster Double

Area81Racing driver Tim Pierce continued to make a splash in the southeast over Memorial Day weekend at Carolina Motorsports Park. Tim qualified with the Firman RFR1000 second in class both days and began both races third overall. An unfortunate spin pushed him to the middle of the pack on Saturday. However, he would finish second…

NEWS FLASH June 1, 2011

Area 81 Racing Team Driver Richard Franklin purchases a New Car # 81 (Scheduled for delivery October 1st 2011) With Richards Orange # 81 on it’s way to New Zealand, Area 81 Racing will be fielding F1000 race cars from the two of the finest F1000 manufacturers in the world. Richard has purchased a Stohr…

2011 Jim Stark Memorial Double

Area81Racing’s Tim Pierce earned second place finishes on Saturday and Sunday in his first campaign at Roebling Road in the FB 18 car. A tough break at the start of the Saturday race allowed several competitors to pass going in to turn one. Tim would then claw his way back to second and was closing…

2011 Al Farier SARRC/MARRS Challenge

Two months ago at VIR marked the first time ever in the RFR1000 for Area81Racing’s Tim Pierce. This time it was apparent from the beginning that he was more comfortable in the car and hungry for a win. Tim finished 1st in class and 4th overall on Saturday after qualifying 7th overall earlier that morning….

2011 March Memories

It turns out that the 2011 March Memories SARRC was appropriately named. Tim spent the Friday practice session at VIR and successfully piloted the RFR for the first time. The experience gained on Friday proved crucial as he qualified first in FB. However a spin in Turn 17 caused a burned starter that resulted in…

NEWS FLASH March 15, 2011

It has long been a goal of Area81Racing to transition to the Formula 1000 (FB) class. With Tim’s Reynard 92S on the way back home to England, that goal was finally realized. Tim will be in the seat of a 2010 Firman RFR1000 for the 2011 season. The car was previously maintained by James Lee…

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