Approaching Midway in 2022 at Mid-Ohio
The Method Regional Americas Championship Powered by Honda (FR Americas) and Method 4 United States Championship Powered by Honda (F4 U.S.) march towards the midway level of their 2022 seasons whereas finishing Rounds 7, 8 and 9 of their 18-round championship this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports activities Automotive Course.
Since F4 U.S.’s inaugural season in 2016, Mid-Ohio is the one circuit that the championship has visited annually and it has been the positioning of extra F4 U.S. races than some other venue. In the meantime, this may mark the fifth journey to Mid-Ohio for FR Americas, which solely missed visiting the two.24-mile highway course throughout its 2019 marketing campaign.
FR Americas and F4 U.S. will each compete as a part of the Mid-Ohio SpeedTour occasion, the place they’ll be a part of the Sportscar Classic Racing Affiliation (SVRA), the Trans Am Sequence offered by Pirelli and Worldwide GT in an action-packed weekend. Spectator gates might be open Friday by means of Sunday, with tickets obtainable for pre-sale at MidOhio.com or on the gate.
Watch this Weekend’s Races Free on Social
Followers at house will be capable of watch this weekend’s FR Americas and F4 U.S. races free on social media, with streaming obtainable on the newly-formed SpeedTourTV YouTube web page (YouTube.com/SpeedTourTV). FR Americas will stream Race 1 (9:40 a.m. ET) on Saturday, and Race 3 (5:10 p.m. ET) on Sunday. F4 U.S. will stream Race 1 (11:40 a.m. ET) on Saturday, and Races 2 and three (9:00 a.m. ET and three:25 p.m. ET, respectively) on Sunday. Remember to subscribe and click on the bell icon to activate notifications for the channel to obtain an alert any time SpeedTourTV goes dwell.
FR Americas & F4 U.S. Veterans Discovering Success in Different Sequence
A number of FR Americas and F4 U.S. drivers have been within the headlines currently for the success they’re discovering as they climb the motorsports ladder. Kyle Kirkwood, the 2018 FR Americas champion, not too long ago introduced his signing with Andretti Autosport for the 2023 IndyCar marketing campaign. Simply final month, Kirkwood joined David Malukas (2020 FR Americas runner-up) as two of seven rookies to compete within the 2022 Indianapolis 500.
Additionally in Might, Kyffin Simpson, the 2021 FR Americas Champion, signed with Chip Ganassi Racing as a growth driver for the 14-time IndyCar championship-winning staff. One other FR Americas alum collaborating in a powerful driver growth program is Ernie Francis Jr. After ending third within the FR Americas standings in 2021, Francis Jr. was signed for the Penske Leisure’s Race for Equality & Change program, the place he’s racing in Indy Lights competitors with the Pressure Indy staff this season. Additionally racing in Indy Lights this season is 2020 FR Americas champion, Linus Lundqvist. With 4 wins to date this season, Lundqvist at the moment leads the Indy Lights level standings. Benjamin Pedersen, one other FR Americas & F4 U.S. alum who’s racing in his second season of Indy Lights competitors, is ready for his first IndyCar check with Juncos Hollinger Racing staff subsequent week.
In the meantime, Hunter Yeaney (2020 F4 U.S. champion) continues his path in method racing, competing in FIA Method 3 this season with Campos Racing. One other F4 U.S. alum, Chloe Chambers, additionally continues her climb on the method racing ladder as she races within the W Sequence this season with Jenner Racing.