The 2011 US Formula First

2011 Regional Championship Series

 

As Formula First goes into its 9th year of racing as an SCCA sanctioned racing series and our third year as an SCCA GCR class, (7th year for our Trophy Series) the Formula First Drivers Association is please to announce a ten race, three division SCCA Regional racing series a final point bonus race at the third annual Formula First US Grand Prix held in conjunction with the ARRC at Road Atlanta. The purpose of the series and bonus race will be to encourage the broad based support for SCCA Regional entry level open wheel racing while expanding interest and promotion of Formula First.

In order to be eligible for The 2011 US Formula First Regional Championship Series points and contingencies, drivers must be members of the Formula First Drivers Association to officially participate in the series. Those who are not members of the Formula First Drivers Association can join by e-mailing fst@rochester.rr.com.

Series trophies will be presented to the top three series finishers. In addition there will be a rookie of the year trophy awarded to the highest placing first year driver. The series award ceremony will take place at the US Formula First Grand Prix - ARRC at Road Atlanta.

The 2011 US Formula First Regional Championship Series

Official race dates:

Rounds 1-2 May 28th and 29th Nelson Ledges Double - Mahoning Valley Region

Rounds 3-4 June 25-26 Waterford Hills Double

Rounds 5-6 July 23rd and 24th Grattan Double

Rounds 7-8 August 13th and 14th Road America Double 

Rounds 9-10 Sept 3rd - 5th Mid Ohio Double

 

These series dates are SCCA sanctioned double Regional events (exc. Waterford. It is not an SCCA event).

Round 11 - US Formula First Grand Prix - ARRC

November 4th & 5th Road Atlanta (SE Div)

Series sponsors:

Hoosier Tire
(The official series spec tire)

Will provide (1) free tire to the winner of each series event, (1) free tire to the second place finisher of each series event and (1) free tire given to a random drawn event entrant finishing between third and the last finishing position. In addition, Hoosier will award a set of (4) tires at season end to the series “hard luck” driver. The award is given to the driver with a minimum of 5 series race starts and the lowest accumulation of series points. The Hoosier tire contingency sign up is mandatory for eligibility and can be found here: www.hoosiertire.com/rrtire.htm “click” on contingency and scroll down to the Formula First Contingency Program.
 

Points scoring:

Race Entry: 1 point
Pole Position: 1 point
Fastest Lap: 1 point
Finish Position: 1st – 12 points
2nd – 9 points
3rd – 7 points
4th – 6 points
5th – 5 points
6th – 4 points
7th – 3 points
8th – 2 points
9th – 1 point

Points will be scored for the best of 8 series races.

Information Contact List and Formula First Drivers Association Committee:

Robert Guhde - fst@rochester.rr.com (585) 747-1421

Bill Bonow – bbonow@comcast.net (815) 715-3253

Jim Schings – sracing@mindspring.com (859) 252-2496

Aaron "Butch" Deer - butch_deer@mindspring.com (859) 963-8318

Dave Dawson – dd46637@comcast.net (574) 968-8722