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Tue 28 Dec 2004
D: Team Rosberg sign Jonathan Summerton for 2005

D: Team Rosberg sign Jonathan Summerton for 2005

December 22, 2004 -- Jonathan Summerton, the 2004 top American in the Formula BMW USA series and youngest driver ever to win at Indianapolis Speedway, has been selected by Team Rosberg to drive in the German Formula BMW ADAC series in 2005.

Tue 21 Dec 2004
USA: Hinchcliffe tests Star Mazda, Atlantic cars

USA: Hinchcliffe tests Star Mazda, Atlantic cars

Hinchcliffe Tests Mazda and Atlantic Before Trip To Austria "17 year-old Canadian looks at all options for '05's competitions." Guelph, Ontario -- December 16, 2004 -- Formula BMW USA Rookie-of-the-Year, James Hinchcliffe has been extremely...

AP: 2005 Scholarships qualifying changes

AP: 2005 Scholarships qualifying changes

Huge Response for Formula BMW Asia Scholarship Qualifying. December 17, 2004 - Manama, Bahrain - As the popularity of motorsport in the Asian region continues to soar, the response for the qualifying trial for four of the five Formula BMW Asia...

Wed 15 Dec 2004
USA: 2005 Scholarship Shoot-out hopefuls announced

USA: 2005 Scholarship Shoot-out hopefuls announced

18 Young Hopefuls are Invited To 2005 Formula BMW USA Scholarship Shoot-out Woodcliff Lake, N.J. (December 13, 2004) --- As preparations for the 2005 Formula BMW USA Championship continue, 18 young drivers have received an invitation to compete...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
USA: Antoine Bessette Atlantic test summary

USA: Antoine Bessette Atlantic test summary

Antoine Bessette - successful test days in Toyota Atlantic Last November 22 and 23, Antoine did two test days at Buttonwillow with Brooks Associates Racing which is competing in the Toyota Atlantic Series. The test days went very well and...

Mon 29 Nov 2004
USA: Gelles Racing partners with Brazilian University

USA: Gelles Racing partners with Brazilian University

Front Royal, Virginia, November 25, 2004. -- Gelles Racing will renew in 2005 the agreement it had this year with the engineering school of the University Tuiuti do Parana in Curitiba, Brazil. UTP has an enrollment exceeding 20,000 students and is...

Wed 24 Nov 2004
USA: Atlantic Racing Team 2004 review

USA: Atlantic Racing Team 2004 review

Halifax - November 22, 2004 - Well, the 2004 race season has officially ended and winter testing with Formula BMW USA and Formula Renault 2000 cars is in full swing. What has this exciting season brought the team? Formula BMW USA was certainly the...

Wed 03 Nov 2004
AP: 2005 prize money, scholarships announced

AP: 2005 prize money, scholarships announced

BMW Motorsport announces US Dollar 200,000 prize for 2005 Formula BMW Asia Champion November 2, 2004 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - BMW Motorsport today announced a prize worth US- Dollars 200,000 for its 2005 Formula BMW Asia champion, in addition...

Sat 30 Oct 2004
USA: Wade Van Hooser news 2004-10-29

USA: Wade Van Hooser news 2004-10-29

Tulare, California (29 October 2004) Wade Van Hooser of Tulare, California - Red Bull Driver Search semi-final winner traveled to Austria and Portugal for the RBDS 6-day finals, October 8-14, 2004. Fifteen-year-old Van Hooser took part in medical...

Mon 18 Oct 2004
AP: 2004 final standings

AP: 2004 final standings

<pre> 2004 Formula BMW Asia-Pacific final championship standings: Drivers: 1. Marchy Lee HKG Team Meritus 250 2. You Kyong-Ouk KOR BMW Korea E-Rain 124 3. Mehdi Bennani ...

AP: Round 14 season finale race report

AP: Round 14 season finale race report

Lee takes victory in 2004 grand finale. October 17, 2004 -- Taebaek, Korea - Marchy Lee (HKG/Team Meritus) took the final win of the 2004 Formula BMW Asia season today at Korea's 2.5km Taebaek Circuit, bringing his tally of wins to 12 out of 14...

AP: Round 13 race report

AP: Round 13 race report

Lee notches up win number eleven. October 17, 2004 -- Taebaek, Korea - Continuing his unbeatable form, Marchy Lee (HKG/Team Meritus) notched up another victory today in Round 13 of Formula BMW Asia, with a perfect performance from pole to ...

AP: Marchy Lee season finale notes

AP: Marchy Lee season finale notes

Marchy Lee ends record season with double-victory Chinese racing champion Marchy LEE Yin-Kin (HKG) closed out the 2004 Formula BMW Asia season in a style befitting his domination all year. Lee won both of the final two rounds -- held at the ...

Sat 16 Oct 2004
AP: Season finale qualifying notes

AP: Season finale qualifying notes

Lee's campaign right on track. October 16, 2004. - Taebaek, Korea - Marchy Lee's (HKG/Team Meritus) campaign to clinch victory in 12 of this season's 14 Formula BMW Asia races, beating the record set by 2003 champion Tung Ho Pin, was right on...

AP: Meritus Racing season finale qualifying notes

AP: Meritus Racing season finale qualifying notes

Marchy Lee on Pole for final rounds of Formula BMW Asia Chinese racing champion Marchy LEE Yin-Kin (HKG) has scored another 2 pole positions for the final rounds of the 2004 Formula BMW Asia championship, taking place at the Taebaek circuit, ...

Fri 15 Oct 2004
USA: Wirth, Hinchcliffe receive test awards

USA: Wirth, Hinchcliffe receive test awards

Formula BMW USA Champion Wirth Awarded Champ Car Test; Rookie Champion Hinchcliffe To Test Toyota Atlantic Woodcliff Lake, N.J. - October 15, 2004-- Continuing to prove itself as the premiere, entry-level, open wheel racing series, Formula BMW...

Thu 14 Oct 2004
AP: Filipino Tyson Sy Shanghai race notes

AP: Filipino Tyson Sy Shanghai race notes

Sy wins Shanghai FBMW race but loses the trophy Filipino Tyson Sy won Round 12 of the Formula BMW Asia race, which was held as a supporting event of the recent Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai, but received a one-minute time penalty for jumping...

AP: Meritus Racing rounds 13, 14 preview

AP: Meritus Racing rounds 13, 14 preview

Lee finally receives title while Malaysian Iruwan aims for another podium Chinese racing champion Marchy LEE Yin-Kin (HKG) will finally officially receive the 2004 Formula BMW Asia Driver Champion title this weekend in Korea, despite having won...

Fri 08 Oct 2004
USA: Matt Jaskol European openwheel test preview

USA: Matt Jaskol European openwheel test preview

Red Bull's Matt Jaskol to Europe and back in next two weeks Matt Jaskol, one of three American drivers selected for the Red Bull Driver Search at the end of the last year left this week to Europe, to continue his quest to become one of the...

Wed 06 Oct 2004
USA: AIM Autosport to expand in 2005

USA: AIM Autosport to expand in 2005

AIM Autosport is pleased to announce the expansion of its Formula BMW USA team to a two car effort in 2005. Building on its success during the recently completed inaugural 2004 season, AIM is targeting both the driver and team championships for...

Sun 03 Oct 2004
D: Chris van der Drift named Rookie of the Year

D: Chris van der Drift named Rookie of the Year

Hockenheim -- Two exhilarating races for the title of Formula BMW ADAC Rookie of the Year 2004 ended with the result Chris van der Drift had hoped for this weekend. By finishing on the podium twice, in third and second place, the 'Dutch' ...

Wed 29 Sep 2004
USA: Matt Jaskol 2004 season review

USA: Matt Jaskol 2004 season review

Red Bull's Matt Jaskol looks back at his Formula BMW Season American Matt Jaskol, 19, the only one of three Americans chosen for the 2004 Red Bull Drivers Search to stay and race in North America, closed his Formula BMW USA Season a few weeks...

Sun 26 Sep 2004
AP: Shanghai round 12 report

AP: Shanghai round 12 report

Soeprapto triumphs in Shanghai after dramatic race. September 26, 2004. - Shanghai, China - If ever there was a perfect way to whet the appetites of China's F1 fans, Formula BMW Asia provided just that today in a thrilling 10-lap race.

AP: Meritus Racing China race summary

AP: Meritus Racing China race summary

Young Malaysian Iruwan takes Maiden Podium Malaysian youngster Nik Iruwan took his maiden podium at the second Formula BMW Asia race in support of the Chinese Grand Prix, and saves his team Meritus' perfect podium record. This is Iruwan's first...

Sat 25 Sep 2004
AP: Meritus Racing race summary

AP: Meritus Racing race summary

Marchy Lee wins thrilling first ever race at the Chinese Grand Prix Chinese racing champion Marchy Lee Yin-Kin (HKG) won the incident packed first ever race at the inaugural Chinese Grand Prix, with Bahraini driver Hamed Al Fardan coming in...

Fri 24 Sep 2004
AP: Meritus Racing Shanghai qualifying notes

AP: Meritus Racing Shanghai qualifying notes

Chinese Champion Marchy Lee Rules Qualifying at Chinese Grand Prix Chinese Champion Marchy LEE Yin-Kin completely dominated qualifying for the Formula BMW Asia race in support of the inaugural Chinese Grand Prix. The Monarch Lubricants Red Bull...

Tue 21 Sep 2004
AP: Marchy Lee nominated for award

AP: Marchy Lee nominated for award

Marchy Lee nominated for Sports Star Award Motor racing sensation Marchy Lee Yin-Kin will be nominated for the Hong Kong Sports Stars Award by the Hong Kong Automobile Association, after dominating the 2004 Formula BMW Asia series and claiming...

AP: Marchy Lee looks to GP2 for 2005

AP: Marchy Lee looks to GP2 for 2005

Newly crowned Formula BMW Asia champion Marchy Lee Yin-Kin is setting his sights on the inaugural GP2 series as the next step in his racing career. This Chinese racing sensation from Hong Kong has completely dominated the 2004 Formula BMW Asia ...

Sun 19 Sep 2004
D: Chris van der Drift Brno race notes

D: Chris van der Drift Brno race notes

Formula BMW ADAC Championship 9th round: Auto Motodrom Brno (September 17-19 2004) Brno -- With an excellent second position during the second Formula BMW ADAC race at Brno this weekend Chris van der Drift has created a nice opportunity to win...

Fri 17 Sep 2004
USA: James Hinchcliffe claims Rookie of the Year

USA: James Hinchcliffe claims Rookie of the Year

James Hinchcliffe has Outstanding Rookie Season TORONTO, ON. (September 16, 2004) 17-year-old James Hinchcliffe (Franczak Enterprises / AIM Autosport / ...

IRL: USA: Indianapolis Motor Speedway notes 2004-09-16

IRL: USA: Indianapolis Motor Speedway notes 2004-09-16

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Notebook September 16, 2004 Red Bull tabs USGP Formula BMW driver; Rice earned piece of history with Indy victory INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004 -- Jonathan Summerton, winner of one of two Formula BMW USA ...

Wed 15 Sep 2004
USA: Polevision Racing Laguna Seca season finale notes

USA: Polevision Racing Laguna Seca season finale notes

PoleVision's Brian Frisselle and Derek Burseth Complete the Formula BMW USA Season at the Bridgestone Grand Prix of Monterey Monterey, CA (September 10-12, 2004) - Brian Frisselle and Derek Burseth competed in the final rounds of the 2004...

Sun 12 Sep 2004
USA: Final 2004 standings

USA: Final 2004 standings

<pre> Championship points after 14 of 14 races: 1. Andreas Wirth HBR Motorsport 201 2. James Hinchcliffe AIM Autosport 174 3. Jonathan Summerton HBR Motorsport 163 4. Matt Jaskol Team ...

USA: Laguna Seca round 14 race notes

USA: Laguna Seca round 14 race notes

Matt Jaskol wins Round 14; Andreas Wirth wins inaugural Formula BMW USA Championship Monterey, Calif. - Sept. 12, 2004-- Matt Jaskol (Team Autotecnica) put on a driving clinic at Laguna Seca Raceway today to win the final round of the 2004 ...

USA: Laguna Seca round 14 race results

USA: Laguna Seca round 14 race results

<pre> Race 14 - Results (15 laps) : 1. Matt Jaskol (Team Autotecnica) 22:23.465 (89.955 mph) 2. Jonathan Summerton (R) (HBR Motorsport) 22:32.529 3. Andreas Wirth (HBR...

USA: Laguna Seca Saturday race results

USA: Laguna Seca Saturday race results

<pre> 1. Andreas Wirth (HBR Motorsport) 22:21.697 (90.074 mph) 2. Jonathan Summerton (R) (HBR Motorsport) 22:22.981 3. James Hinchcliffe (R) (AIM Autosport) 22:24.692 4.