Area81 Racing News

Shakedown at the 2011 SIC

While awaiting delivery of the new Stohr F1000, Area81Racing spent the hot summer months enhancing the 2010 Firman with new power from George Dean. This proved to be challenging and also very rewarding. Driver Tim Pierce continuously logged his personal best times at Roebling Road Raceway with the support of teammate Richard Franklin and the…

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NEWS FLASH November 1, 2011

Area 81 Racing Team based in Wilmington, NC ( ) announces a 2 car team entry in select events in the Formula 1000 Championship Series ( ). The team is moving up the ranks after 3 seasons in Formula Continental (FC) SCCA Club Racing competition and 1 year of SCCA Club Racing competition in the Formula 1000 (FB)Class.

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2011 Memorial Monster Double

Area81Racing driver Tim Pierce continued to make a splash in the southeast over Memorial Day weekend at Carolina Motorsports Park. Tim qualified with the Firman RFR1000 second in class both days and began both races third overall. An unfortunate spin pushed him to the middle of the pack on Saturday. However, he would finish second…

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NEWS FLASH June 1, 2011

Area 81 Racing Team Driver Richard Franklin purchases a New Car # 81 (Scheduled for delivery October 1st 2011) With Richards Orange # 81 on it’s way to New Zealand, Area 81 Racing will be fielding F1000 race cars from the two of the finest F1000 manufacturers in the world. Richard has purchased a Stohr…

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2011 Jim Stark Memorial Double

Area81Racing’s Tim Pierce earned second place finishes on Saturday and Sunday in his first campaign at Roebling Road in the FB 18 car. A tough break at the start of the Saturday race allowed several competitors to pass going in to turn one. Tim would then claw his way back to second and was closing…

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