Archive for May 2012

May 27, 2012 – Area 81 Racing’s Tim Pierce Wins, Takes 1st Overall and sets Track Record at the CMP Memorial Monster SCCA Regional Race.

Having just returned from the Hooters F1000 Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Mosport), Area 81 RacingWaterfall Security Solutions car #18 took to local flavor in the Memorial Monster SCCA Regional at Carolina Motorsports Park on Sunday.  After qualifying on the outside pole, Tim Pierce pushed the Firman to a 1st place finish in Class, 1st overall and took home the CMP track record in FB Class.  It was an unscheduled event for the #18 team, but necessary to earn an invitation to the SARRC Invitational Championship race in October.

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May 20-22, 2012 Hooters F1000 Grand Prix of Canada – Race Recap

As a young F1000 team,  the Area 81 Racing / Waterfall Security Team made a respectable showing for Rounds 1 & 2 of the SCCA Pro Racing F1000 Championship Series in front of thousands of spectators at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Mosport). The event was part of the Victoria Day Speedfest Weekend, which is the Canadian Independence Day. The NASCAR Canadian Tire series, Trans Am and Porsche Cup also put on a show for attendees. Fireworks, live bands, great food, and corporate promotions were abundant during the event and the weather was unseasonably warm for the great White North. The enthusiasm and appreciation the Canadian fans had for Open Wheel racing was evident during each session.

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April 28-29, 2012 – Area 81 Racing’s Richard Franklin Wins Jim Stark Memorial Race at Roebling Rd. Places 2nd in thrilling Race 2

SARRC Race Recap : Waterfall / Area 81 Racing driver Richard Franklin won his 4th ever SCCA race at Savannah, GA’s Roebling Road Raceway.  After qualifying 2nd, he overtook a fellow Stohr F1000 driver in turn 1 and cruised to victory under very hot conditions, with temps in the upper 90’s.   Richard qualified 1st on…

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