TR-USA: 2007 Formula TR schedule announced

Formula TR Releases 2007 Schedule Formula TR continues to grow as it heads into its fourth year under this livery and its sixth year of competition and with the same management team. Once again in 2007 the Formula TR Series will be contested...

Formula TR Releases 2007 Schedule

Formula TR continues to grow as it heads into its fourth year under this livery and its sixth year of competition and with the same management team. Once again in 2007 the Formula TR Series will be contested over 10 weekends and consist of 20 rounds of competition.

"I am very pleased to be able to provide, once again, to the young drivers in the series a slate of quality venues that will help them develop their skills this year." said Steve Henry, President of Formula TR.

"There are two support races on the calendar for a NASCAR event and a Grand American Racing event, both at Miller Motorsports Park just outside of Salt Lake City, which provide the opportunity for these young drivers to showcase themselves."

Round 1 & 2 March 3-4 California Speedway Fontana, CA

Round 3 & 4 March 17-18 California Speedway Fontana, CA

Round 5 & 6 May 5-6 Willow Springs International Raceway Rosamond, CA

Round 7 & 8 June 1-3 California Speedway Fontana, CA

Round 9 & 10 June 9-10 Buttonwillow Raceway Park Buttonwillow, CA

Round 11 & 12 July 13-14 Miller Motorsports Park Tooele, UT

Round 13 & 14 August 11- 12 Willow Springs International Raceway Sonoma, CA

Round 15 & 16 September 12-14 Miller Motorsports Park Tooele, UT

Round 17 & 18 October 13- 14 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Las Vegas, NV

Round 19 & 20 November 9-10 Buttonwillow Raceway Park Buttonwillow, CA

Formula TR is a driver development series that uses the worlds largest and longest lived development platform, the Formula Renault. The formula is stable and the safety is unprecedented; both chassis featured in the series, 1600 and 2000, are composed of a carbon-fibre tub and all the bodywork is also carbon-fibre making it very ridged as well as exceptionally strong.

One of the very important features of the series is an economic one. The series does not travel across the United States; it visits a variety of venues on the west coast. This greatly reduces the travel costs for the participating teams. Another exceptional feature is that drivers as young as 14 years old may participate, thus the motto of Formula TR is "The road to victory starts at 14.

Alumni of the Formula TR series include the rising stars of motor sport, Marco Andretti, Michael McDowell, Brad Coleman, Colin Braun and Darryl O'Young. This is a clear demonstration that the concept of early driver development in a competitive environment not only works but it works very well.

-credit: www.FormulaTR.com

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Series Formula Renault
Drivers Colin Braun , Michael McDowell , Marco Andretti , Brad Coleman